Government and Trade

Government and Trade

South Korean Industries Hit Hard by THAAD

Alongside tourism and retail, South Korea’s entertainment sector suffers major loss due to diplomatic tensions with China.

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Trump border tax

Government and Trade

Shoptalk 2017: Border Tax Talk on the Minds of Many

Tech disruption was the theme for Las Vegas this week but so was tax reform and the much talked about border adjustment tax.

clock 8hKari Hamanaka

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.Mandatory Credit: Photo by AP/REX/Shutterstock (8550170c)Police secure the area on the south side of Westminster Bridge close to the Houses of Parliament in London, . The leader of Britain's House of Commons says a man has been shot by police at Parliament. David Liddington also said there were "reports of further violent incidents in the vicinity." London's police said officers had been called to a firearms incident on Westminster Bridge, near the parliament. Britain's MI5 says it is too early to say if the incident is terror-relatedBritain Parliament Incident, London, United Kingdom - 22 Mar 2017

Government and Trade

London Steps Up Security After Terrorist Attack in Westminster

Scotland Yard responded to the scene on Westminster Bridge at 2:40 p.m. GMT.

clock March 22, 2017Lorelei Marfil

Government and Trade

Explosion in Cambodian Factory Kills One, Injures Seven

The Chinese-owned factory produces jeans for Levi Strauss, among others.

clock March 22, 2017Kuch Naren

Donald Trump

Government and Trade

Trump Eyes Defense Spending Boost Through Cuts to Other Agencies

By cutting $54 billion from the collective budgets of government agencies dealing with trade, the economy and nonviolent crime, President Trump plans to increase defense spending to one of the highest levels in history.

clock March 16, 2017Kali Hays

Prince Harry and Duke Duchess of Cambridge

Government and Trade

Brexit Britain’s Secret Weapon? The Young Royals

Starting this week, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are set to attend a series of royal engagements on behalf of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

clock March 16, 2017Lorelei Marfil

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang gestures during a press conference after the closing of the fifth Session of the 12th National People's Congress.

Government and Trade

China’s Premier: We Don’t Want to See a Trade War With the U.S.

Li Keqiang said trade between the two nations had created up to one million jobs in the U.S., and China would continue to champion globalization.

clock March 15, 2017Tiffany Ap

Government and Trade

China’s Retail Sales Climb 9.5% in January-February Period

Real growth was 8.1 percent after deducting price factors.

clock March 14, 2017Nyima Pratten

Donald J. TrumpPresident Trump at the White House in Washington, DC, USA - 07 Mar 2017US President Donald J. Trump speaks to the US House of Representatives deputy Republican whip team in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 07 March 2017.

Government and Trade

Donald Trump (the Brand) Going to China

The president received preliminary approval for a string of trademarks in China, renewing conflict of interest concerns.

clock March 8, 2017Kali Hays

President Trump

Government and Trade

NRF Backs Republican Proposal to Replace Obamacare

The National Retail Federation supports the new proposal because it will end an employer mandate on offering health insurance to full-time workers and is missing a previously proffered exclusion tax.

clock March 7, 2017Kali Hays

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.Mandatory Credit: Photo by AP/REX/Shutterstock (8254381m)Donald Trump, Jared Kushner, Wilbur Ross Commerce Secretary-designate Wilbur Ross, center, listens to President Donald Trump during a meeting with House and Senate legislators in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, . At right is White House Senior Adviser Jared KushnerTrump, Washington, USA - 02 Feb 2017

Government and Trade

Trump Greeted With Soaring Apparel Imports

Apparel imports jumped in January as the new president was sworn in. The question is what happens now.

clock March 7, 2017Evan Clark

Emanuel Chirico

Government and Trade

CEO Talks: Emanuel Chirico of PVH Corp.

“I don’t even think [the border adjustment tax] is truly a tax. It’s another duty. It’s another tariff on top of [existing tariffs.]”

clock March 7, 2017Kristi Ellis

Algo SA fur coat

Government and Trade

Trade Show Designers Mull Burgeoning Trump Effect

Designers were split at recent New York trade shows, with some hoping to dress the First Lady as others blamed President Trump for smaller buys.

clock March 6, 2017Kali Hays

AAFA

Government and Trade

Apparel Industry on Edge Over Trump, GOP Trade Plans

The implications of the proposed border adjustment tax and the threat to renegotiate or scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement has executives agitated.

clock March 3, 2017Arthur Friedman

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.Mandatory Credit: Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP/REX/Shutterstock (8445162az)President Donald Trump gestures towards democrats while addressing a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in WashingtonTrump Speech, Washington, USA - 28 Feb 2017

Government and Trade

A Tamer Trump Drives Wall Street

The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared to new heights after President Trump delivered a ‘presidential’ address to Congress.

clock March 2, 2017Evan Clark

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