Government and Trade

Government and Trade

NCTO’s Auggie Tantillo to Retire

The textile lobbying group plans to reveal new leadership in the coming weeks.

clock February 4, 2019Evan Clark

United States President Donald J. Trump makes a statement announcing that a deal has been reached to reopen the government through Feb. 15 during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC.Donald Trump Agrees to temporarily end Government Shutdown, Washington DC, USA - 25 Jan 2019

Government and Trade

Shutdown’s $11 Billion Impact

Most of the shutdown’s losses will be recouped, but $3 billion were lost outright, according to the Congressional Budget Office.

clock January 28, 2019Evan Clark

US President Donald J. Trump leaves the podium after making a statement announcing that a deal has been reached to reopen the government through Feb. 15 during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 25 January 2019. Trump announced a deal had been reached to end the ongoing partial shutdown of the federal government. The shutdown began when Congress and Trump failed to strike a deal on border security before a 22 December 2018 funding deadine.US President Donald J. Trump in the Rose Garden of the White House, Washington, USA - 25 Jan 2019

Government and Trade

Shutdown Impact Seen as Modest — If Government Stays Open

President Trump’s retreat opened a three-week window to negotiate on border security, but more budget fights loom.

clock January 25, 2019Evan Clark

United States President Donald J. Trump speaks to reporters during a meeting with conservative leaders on his immigration proposal at the White HouseDonald Trump roundtable discussion on immigration, Washington DC, USA - 23 Jan 2019

Government and Trade

President Trump Agrees to Reopen Government for Three Weeks

The government has been under a partial shutdown for 35 days amid a border wall standoff.

clock January 25, 2019Evan Clark

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Government and Trade

France to Tax Internet Giants at Start of Year

The country’s finance minister expects Europe to soon follow suit.

clock January 20, 2019Mimosa Spencer

Federal employees and family members (C) that have been affected by the ongoing shutdown of the US federal goverment leave with free meals provided to them by World Central Kitchen, at Jose Andres' ThinkFoodLab in Washington, DC, USA, 16 January 2019. The disaster relief nonprofit World Central Kitchen, led by celebrity chef Jose Andres, opened a Washington DC feeding site 16 January to try to help some of the 800,000 federal workers that are either working without pay or have been furloughed. Free hot meals and to-go meals will be provided everyday, including weekends. The shutdown began 22 December 2018 and is now the longest in US history with no clear end in sight.Chef Jose Andres opens a World Central Kitchen feeding site to provide food to US federal government employees in need, Washington, USA - 16 Jan 2019

Government and Trade

The Wall Around the Mall: Shutdown Hits Economy Worse Than Thought

The partial government shutdown is equating to $3.38 billion in lost consumer spending.

clock January 16, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

English designer Katharine Hamnett, in one of her slogan tees, believes Britain will only benefit from staying in the European Union.

Government and Trade

Pound Remains Resilient as Theresa May’s Government Survives No-Confidence Vote

May won the support of the House of Commons and has until Monday to offer a new Brexit deal.

clock January 16, 2019Natalie Theodosi

The US Capitol on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC, USA, 12 January 2019. The current partial shutdown of the US federal government, now the longest in US history, has many federal employees including Secret Service agents and officers working unpaid.The current partial shutdown of the US federal government becomes the longest in US history, Washington, USA - 12 Jan 2019

Government and Trade

How Longest Government Shutdown in History Is Impacting Retailers

The government shutdown is starting to dent consumer spending, while the IPO market is put on hold.

clock January 15, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

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Government and Trade

European Commission Probes Nike Tax Breaks in the Netherlands

The investigation centers around arrangements between Nike subsidiaries for Nike and Converse product licenses.

clock January 11, 2019Mimosa Spencer

Government and Trade

French Competition Body Files Complaint Against

The antitrust authority accused the Internet retailer of misleading consumers by using fake original prices.

clock January 10, 2019Mimosa Spencer

Handbag brands that rely on Chinese production have gained some tariff breathing room.

Government and Trade

U.S.-China Trade Talks Spur Optimism

American and Chinese negotiators have been hashing out the fine details in Beijing this week.

clock January 8, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Government and Trade

Honduran Apparel Workers Welcome New Wage Pact

The agreement sets an 8 percent wage increase and also sets a 7.5 percentage average annual wage jump from 2020 to 2023.

clock January 2, 2019Ivan Castano

In the years since the Accord and Alliance were created, millions of dollars have been spent to improve conditions for factory workers.

Government and Trade

As Alliance Exits, Accord Faces Battle in Bangladesh

While the Alliance gets ready to leave, the Accord is struggling for an extension.

clock December 24, 2018Mayu Saini

Demonstrators wearing yellow vests walk down the Champs-Elysees avenue, in Paris. A strong police presence has deployed in Paris before planned demonstrations by the "yellow vest" protesters, with authorities repeating calls for calm after previous violent protests and riotingProtests, Paris, France - 15 Dec 2018

Government and Trade

French Protest Movement Retreats But With Patches of Violence

The Interior Minister called for order, calm and peace, and for freedom of movement for Christmas shopping.

clock December 22, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Government and Trade

WTO Forum on U.S. Trade Sees Heated Exchanges

Tensions ran high during a tense review of U.S. trade policy.

clock December 19, 2018John Zarocostas

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