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Ivanka Trump Angela Merkel White House

Government and Trade

Ivanka Trump Needs Clear Ethics Rules Around Brand, Dems Say

As Ivanka Trump seems to be more active in her father’s White House than expected, Democratic senators want ethics rules around her cleared up.

clock 20hKali Hays


Government and Trade

British Parliament Begins Hearings on Big Retailers’ Work Practices

The hearing was part of parliament’s Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee’s inquiry into the under-regulated area of e-commerce fulfillment centers and related operations.

clock March 28, 2017Lorelei Marfil

Claudio Marenzi

Government and Trade

SMI Sistema Moda Italia, FIAMP Merge Into Confindustria Moda

The new Italian federation collects 67,873 companies operating in the fashion, textile and accessories businesses.

clock March 28, 2017Alessandra Turra

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Government and Trade

Trump Might Turn to Trade As the Next Big Issue

The White House is said to have prepared executive orders mandating a review of the country’s free-trade agreements.

clock March 24, 2017Kali Hays

Government and Trade

Manhattan Borough President Speaks Out Against Garment Industry Relocation

The city’s Economic Development Corp. in partnership with the Council of Fashion Designers of America is investing more than $51 million in the garment industry.

clock March 24, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

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Government and Trade

Textile Group Backs Trump’s Trade and Tax Goals

The textile group sees President Trump’s domestically focused policy agenda as good for the industry.

clock March 24, 2017Kali Hays


Government and Trade

NYCEDC and CFDA to Invest $51.3M in City’s Garment Industry

The investment will include relocation costs for firms willing to move to Brooklyn.

clock March 23, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

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.

clock March 23, 2017Crystal Tai

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 March 23, 2017Kari 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

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