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Oil Falls Below US$74 A Barrel Amid Raised Stakes In Trade War

The price of oil fell below US$74 a barrel this week, after U.S. President Donald Trump raised the stakes in the trade war against China with the biggest list yet of goods it may hit with higher tariffs. Futures in New York fell as much as 1.3 percent after the Trump administration unveiled a list […]

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China Now The Biggest Source Of Foreign Direct Investments For Jamaica.

Bilateral trade between Jamaica and the People’s Republic of China increased from US$58 million in 2000, to US$382 million in 2017. This, according to Commercial Counsellor, Economic and Commercial Counsellor’s Office, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Jamaica, Jianghong Fan. He notes that Jamaica remains his country’s largest trading partner in the English-speaking […]

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India Hits Back at U.S. Tariffs with New Import Duties On a Slew of Items from Agricultural Produce to Chemicals and Steel Products.

India became the latest country to hit back at U.S. tariffs when it announced new import duties on a slew of items from agricultural produce to chemicals and steel products. China said that it is “fully prepared” to respond to fresh U.S. trade measures, with a spokesman saying Beijing is prepared to use a combination […]

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Gansu Province In China, To Invest Up To US$6B In Jamaica

Executive Vice- Governor, of Gansu Province in China, Huang Qiang, says his government is ready to invest up to US$6 Billion Dollars to develop an Industrial Park and Special Economic Zone alongside the JISCO/ALPART operations in Nain, St Elizabeth. The announcement was made at the recent signing of a Framework Agreement and follows closely on […]

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China Has Given Approval For Dozens Of Applications To Register The Trump Trademark

China has given US President Donald Trump the chance to expand his brand, after approving dozens of applications to register the Trump trademark. According to reports, that 38 trademark requests had been provisionally given the go ahead. The approvals still need to be rubber-stamped. If no one objects to them, they will be formally registered […]

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Alicia Bárcena Encourages China and Latin America and the Caribbean to Cooperate in Key Areas to Boost Development

The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Bárcena—speaking at the World Economic Forum last week in the Swiss city of Davos—encouraged the region’s countries and China to cooperate in key areas such as infrastructure, energy and, especially, agriculture, since the regional potential for agricultural and food production […]

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