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....Its expansion plans will bolster hopes that the UK’s export sector can help offset some of the domestic pressures on the economy in the years ahead as household budgets continue to be squeezed by weak pay growth and rising inflation on the back of the slide in sterling triggered by Brexit. The pound’s weakness since the referendum has made imports to the UK more expensive, but it has also been a boon to some exporters because it makes their goods more competitive in overseas markets. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. The closure of the UK’s largest gas storage plant has prompted warnings that the country faces more volatile winter gas prices and is becoming too dependent on energy imports. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Wages are now falling in real terms – adjusting for inflation – and the squeeze on household budgets has hurt consumer-facing businesses. But unemployment remains at a 42-year low, a drop in imports has narrowed Britain’s trade deficit and the pound’s renewed weakness has boosted the FTSE 100 by flattering the performance of companies that operate overseas and report their earnings in dollars. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... Sales continue to increase year on year. “But if we cannot ensure access to the seasonal workers needed to produce soft fruit in Britain, that will be an unintended consequence of Brexit – along with soaring prices and increased reliance on imports. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... Growth should be steady, if restrained, over the next couple of years as the pace of the economy shifts down a gear,” said Carolyn Fairbairn, the CBI director general. Fairbairn warned the strain on households was likely to continue as the pound’s weakness since the Brexit vote pushed up the cost of imports and stoked inflation. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Brexit economy: UK faces slowdown amid living standards squeeze image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of June 2017 11:01:36 AM
....Wages are now falling in real terms – adjusting for inflation – and the squeeze on household budgets has hurt consumer-facing businesses. But unemployment remains at a 42-year low, a drop in imports has narrowed Britain’s trade deficit and the pound’s renewed weakness has boosted the FTSE 100 by flattering the performance of companies that operate overseas and report their earnings in dollars. ...
British farmers warn loss of EU workers will see strawberry prices soar image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of June 2017 12:00:22 AM
.... Sales continue to increase year on year. “But if we cannot ensure access to the seasonal workers needed to produce soft fruit in Britain, that will be an unintended consequence of Brexit – along with soaring prices and increased reliance on imports. ...
Closure of UK’s largest gas storage site ‘could mean volatile prices’ image
. The closure of the UK’s largest gas storage plant has prompted warnings that the country faces more volatile winter gas prices and is becoming too dependent on energy imports. ...
UK economy will slow amid Brexit talks and pay squeeze, warns CBI image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of June 2017 11:01:49 PM
.... Growth should be steady, if restrained, over the next couple of years as the pace of the economy shifts down a gear,” said Carolyn Fairbairn, the CBI director general. Fairbairn warned the strain on households was likely to continue as the pound’s weakness since the Brexit vote pushed up the cost of imports and stoked inflation. ...
Jaguar Land Rover to recruit 5,000 staff after record year of sales image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of June 2017 04:50:45 PM
....Its expansion plans will bolster hopes that the UK’s export sector can help offset some of the domestic pressures on the economy in the years ahead as household budgets continue to be squeezed by weak pay growth and rising inflation on the back of the slide in sterling triggered by Brexit. The pound’s weakness since the referendum has made imports to the UK more expensive, but it has also been a boon to some exporters because it makes their goods more competitive in overseas markets. ...
Bank of England doves right to thwart hawks seeking interest rate rise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of June 2017 01:18:37 PM
.... Inflation is heading above 3%, at which point the Bank’s governor, Mark Carney, will have to write an explanatory letter to the chancellor, Philip Hammond. The continued fall in unemployment also meant a tighter labour market and, although the weak pound has put the brakes on consumer spending by making imports dearer, the other side of the coin is that a more competitive currency is helping exports and encouraging businesses to invest. ...
Bank of England edges closer to increasing UK interest rates image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of June 2017 11:11:41 AM
.... Data released on Tuesday showed that in May inflation hit 2. 9%, driven in part by the pound’s weakness since the Brexit vote, which has made imports to the UK more expensive. ...
UK retail sales dive sparks biggest FTSE 250 fall since last summer image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of June 2017 10:13:53 AM
....The ONS said average store prices increased by 2. 8% tracking the overall inflation rate, illustrating the decision of most retailers to pass on at least some of the increased cost of imports to consumers. ...
Incomes squeeze denied May a landslide – now she must change course image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of June 2017 01:06:01 PM
.... The figures for May will be released on Wednesday, but are unlikely to show much change to the recent squeeze on living standards. The upward pressure on prices initially came from a recovery in oil prices, but has subsequently been the result of the fall in the value of the pound, which has made imports dearer. ...
UK employers plan to keep hiring despite Brexit and slow growth image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of June 2017 05:01:47 AM
....Since the start of this year, the economy has lost steam as consumers have cut back on spending amid rising cost pressures. The pound’s sharp fall since the Brexit vote has made imports more expensive and official figures due on Tuesday are expected to show that inflation held at its highest level for more than three years last month. ...
UK household spending falls for first time since 2013 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of June 2017 04:30:17 AM
....Economists are worried that the inconclusive result of last week’s snap general election will add to the mood of uncertainty among consumers and businesses alike. That will compound the pressures from the pound’s sharp drop since the EU referendum, which has pushed up the cost of UK imports and stoked inflation. ...
If hard Brexit is dead, the odds on a chaotic one have shortened image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 11th of June 2017 06:00:47 AM
.... The UK has just held a “Brexit election” in which neither main party wanted to talk in detail about Brexit. One former energy minister warned a few years ago that if there was chaos in Qatar, the tiny gulf state that supplies a third of the UK’s gas imports, then the UK would be “up shit creek”. ...
UK industrial output weaker than expected image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of June 2017 10:05:52 AM
....The goods trade deficit with the rest of the world narrowed to £10. 4bn from £12bn in March, which was mainly due to a sharp fall in imports. ...
Qatar and the UK image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of June 2017 04:51:11 AM
.... And for Qatar, trade means liquefied natural gas (LNG). Natural gas makes up about 29% of the UK's fuel imports and of that, about 29% is in the form of LNG, transported in double-hulled, temperature-controlled ships, such as the distinctive "Dinosaur Egg Carriers". ...
Qatar crisis highlights rising UK energy reliance on imports image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of June 2017 06:29:15 PM
. Britain’s increasing reliance on energy imports as the North Sea’s oil and gas wealth declines has been highlighted by the diplomatic crisis engulfing Qatar. ...
China trade healthier than expected image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of June 2017 08:22:28 AM
. China's exports and imports rose by more than forecast in May, indicating that economic growth remains resilient amid concerns about a slowdown. ...
Could growth hacking be the low-cost key to business success? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of June 2017 06:00:19 AM
....”. Growth hacking may be one of those trendy imports from Silicon Valley, but its principles are founded in age-old business practices. ...
S&P lowers Qatar's credit rating image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of June 2017 07:54:42 PM
....Qatar's biggest trade partners are outside the region. But six states involved in the blockade account for 10% of Qatari exports and 15% of its imports, according to the S&P note. ...
Philippines partially lifts Qatar workers ban image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of June 2017 01:30:04 AM
.... . The Philippine government said one of its main worries was a possible risk of food shortages in Qatar, which imports about 90% of its produce. ...
How many boxes? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 11:02:23 PM
....More firms are choosing to use air freight to get their goods to market, from diamonds to car parts, even though it is six times more expensive than sending them by sea - and rock superstars depend on it too. While air freight makes up just 1% of UK imports and exports in terms of tonnage shipped, it accounts for 40% of imports and exports in terms of their value. ...
UK households cut back as Brexit effect on pound hits living costs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 05:01:14 AM
....The upward push on prices stems largely from the pound’s sharp fall since last June’s Brexit vote. That has made imports to the UK more expensive and along with higher oil prices has lifted inflation to its highest level in more than three years. ...
Russia lifts sanctions on Turkish food in diplomatic thaw image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 2nd of June 2017 02:18:40 PM
. Russia has lifted a ban on imports of Turkish food, imposed after a Russian bomber was shot down on the Syria-Turkey border in November 2015. ...
Revealed: chocolate and drinks shrink since Brexit vote with no price drop image
....”. The UK imports 48% of its food and the plummeting value of the pound has increased costs for importers. ...
Chateau Brexit? Average price of bottle of wine reaches record high image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 10:15:00 AM
....The WSTA has urged the government to ensure that Brexit does not turn UK ports into a “lorry park” with severe delays and gridlocks, which could prompt a resurgence of alcohol smugglers. Britain imports 1. ...
UK comes bottom of G7 growth league as Canada takes lead image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 04:28:02 PM
....The sluggish expansion in the first quarter provides the latest evidence that the early resilience to the EU referendum result last June is now wearing off as higher inflation puts consumers under pressure. Prices have been increasing since the Brexit vote because the referendum result sent the pound sharply lower and has raised the cost of imports to the UK. ...
UK exports record amount of food and drink image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 11:52:22 PM
....However, while the weaker pound benefited UK exporters, the FDF said it had also pushed up costs for British businesses that bring food into the UK from abroad. As a result, the UK's food and drink trade deficit - the difference between how much the UK imports and exports - actually widened 19% to £6. ...
Higher inflation drives down real wages for British workers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 12:48:46 PM
....The referendum result did not deliver the drastic hit to economic growth that some had predicted but it did send the pound sharply lower. That has made imports to the UK more expensive, helping to push inflation up to its highest level in more than three years. ...
UK lobbies Europe to dilute flagship energy efficiency law image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 28th of May 2017 01:06:30 PM
....Green campaigners warned that the efforts to undermine the energy efficiency directive were a sign the Conservatives would dilute or abolish European energy and climate policies after the UK leaves the EU. In the past, the UK has publicly welcomed the targets, which end in 2020, as an important driver for reducing consumer bills and reliance on energy imports. ...
This election ignores the most pressing issue: our economic outlook is disastrous | Laura Gardiner image
....What’s happening to family budgets matters far more to people now than talk of article 50. Of course, some elements of the forthcoming squeeze are linked to the decision to leave the EU, such as the rising cost of imports driving up the prices we pay in shops. ...
Labour’s hope doesn’t usually play well in an age of anxiety image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 27th of May 2017 04:00:32 PM
.... Then there are the long-term threats to many people’s jobs, such as the much-discussed rise of the robots. Looking back over the last seven years, it is easy to see that the feelgood days that came after the summer of 2014 were generated by a sugar rush of low oil prices, low-cost imports and plentiful cheap labour. ...
UK economy slows more than expected as inflation hits spending image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 09:24:06 AM
....The figures provide the latest evidence that the early resilience to the EU referendum result last June is now wearing off as higher inflation puts consumers under pressure. Prices have been picking up pace since the Brexit vote because it sent the pound sharply lower and has raised the cost of imports to the UK. ...
UK economic growth estimate revised down image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 08:49:40 AM
....6% in the quarter after contracting at the end of last year. However, the net trade position weighed on the economy, following an increase in imports. ...
Price rises caused by Brexit a big worry for UK consumers, survey finds image
....As shoppers have become used to ultra-low food prices following several years of deflation, impending price rises could prove painful for household budgets, the report warns. The slump in the value of sterling following the Brexit vote last June has pushed up the prices of imports, especially of food and clothing. ...
UK inflation jump means the 2017 voter is getting poorer | Larry Elliott image
.... Part of the increase in the cost of living in April was due to one-off factors: the timing of Easter pushed up air fares, while budget tax changes added more to inflation this year than in 2016. What’s more, the recent rise in the value of the pound – if sustained – will help limit future price increases by making imports a bit cheaper. ...
Energy price rises help drive UK inflation up to 2.7% image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 09:04:59 AM
....The economy has grown over the last two years in response to a surge in consumer spending, fuelled largely by an increase in credit. But the fall in the value of sterling following the Brexit vote has pushed up the prices of imports, especially of food and clothing. ...
UK inflation rate at highest level since September 2013 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 08:32:29 AM
....Chris Williamson, chief business economist at analysts IHS Markit, said: "The timing of Easter looks to have played an important role in pushing inflation higher in year-on-year terms. "But sterling's depreciation since the referendum last June is also clearly a significant factor, lifting prices for imports and likely to pile further upward pressure on consumer prices in coming months. ...
Reality Check: What's been going on with pay? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 15th of May 2017 02:49:56 PM
....In the last few years, low levels of inflation have meant that pay rises have on average outstripped price rises. But inflation has now been boosted, partly by the rising price of imports caused by the falling value of the pound since the EU referendum was called. ...
US and China sign trade agreement image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 07:40:22 AM
....The US and China have reached a 10-point trade deal that opens the Chinese market to US credit rating agencies and credit card companies. Under the deal, China will also lift its ban on US beef imports and accept US shipments of liquefied natural gas. ...
German economic growth speeds up image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 06:50:04 AM
....Household and state spending were strong, while firms invested money in construction and equipment, said German statistics authority Destatis. Foreign trade also helped, as exports increased faster than imports. ...
US hails China trade deal as sign relations are 'hitting a new high' image
....In a statement the department of commerce said top American and Chinese officials, including the treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, and China’s vice-premier Wang Yang, had “negotiated intensively to make progress on key issues”. Under the agreement China will allow imports of US beef, while the US will allow the import of cooked poultry from China. ...
Brexit slowdown fears as industrial output falls and trade deficit grows image
....The figures suggested the sharp fall in the value of the pound since the Brexit vote did little to boost exports in March, despite making British goods cheaper abroad. Instead there was a surge in imports, up £2. ...
UK industrial output falls in March image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 11th of May 2017 09:23:23 AM
....6bn in February. The ONS said rising oil imports, as well as imports of machinery and cars, had contributed to the unexpectedly high figure. ...
UK pay growth outlook is 'among gloomiest in advanced economies' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of May 2017 11:01:04 PM
.... After a two-and-a-half-year period of respite, pay recently started falling again in real terms. That drop is the result of sluggish pay growth being overtaken by inflation, which has risen as the pound’s weakness since the Brexit vote makes imports more expensive. ...
UK high street sales weak as shoppers focus on buying essentials image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of May 2017 05:01:52 AM
....Consumer spending was boosted by the sharp fall in oil and other commodity prices in 2014 and 2015, which raised the real value of incomes by pushing the annual inflation rate to zero. But this trend has been reversed since the summer of 2016 through a combination of a rebound in oil prices and the rising cost of imports caused by the post-Brexit referendum drop in the value of the pound. ...
FTSE 100 closes flat after French election image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 8th of May 2017 08:33:34 AM
.... Anglo American and Antofagasta both saw their shares slip more than 2%. The data showed China's import growth slowing at a faster than expected rate last month, due to weaker imports of iron ore and copper. ...
Brexit and energy: does ‘taking back control’ mean losing power? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 6th of May 2017 02:59:06 PM
....Being outside the EU market would be worse, according to experts. Silke Goldberg, a lawyer at Herbert Smith Freehills, said: “While the UK government is supportive of interconnectors, there are some concerns among investors that the economic case for new interconnectors in the Channel may be affected if the UK is not part of the internal energy market and electricity imports are subject to trade tariffs. ...
UK economy gets boost as service sector growth hits four-month high image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 4th of May 2017 11:14:24 AM
....The survey compilers also noted that in the face of rising costs, companies were putting up their prices at the fastest pace since July 2008, adding to pressures on consumers. Costs have risen due to higher crude oil prices and because the pound’s drop since the Brexit vote makes imports more expensive. ...
UK car sales drop by a fifth after tax changes and price rises image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 4th of May 2017 10:27:22 AM
....Carmakers have warned the Brexit vote could force some of them to move production facilities out of the country should the UK fail to secure a favourable trade deal. Analysts have also said the fall in the pound, which makes imports more expensive, was likely to lead to higher prices and depress demand. ...
Hard Brexit would cost us £500m a year, says oil and gas industry image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of May 2017 02:09:22 PM
....On WTO rules, the EU would apply a 3% tariff rate on exported refined petroleum goods, with a range of tariff rates applied to other goods. The result would be an extra £260m trading cost imposed on exports, and £230m on imports. ...
Scaling success image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of May 2017 11:15:46 PM
....By Thursday, some of the bigger fish are being served in China's best restaurants. Beijing first allowed imports of Scottish salmon in 2011. ...
UK food sector faces enormous challenges post-Brexit, say peers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of May 2017 11:01:13 PM
....The production of many baked goods could similarly be vulnerable to disruption as raw ingredients such as flour cross EU borders several times before cakes and confectionery appear on supermarket shelves. It is the impact on farmers that is giving peers most cause for concern, and the report warns of a possible quadruple whammy from Brexit as they lose access to EU farm subsidies, European export markets, access to European workers and protection from a cheap imports from outside the EU. ...
UK manufacturing records fastest growth for three years, figures show image
.... Sterling’s sharp fall since the Brexit vote has made UK goods cheaper in foreign markets. But it has also raised the cost of imports. ...
UK manufacturing growth at three-year high, survey suggests image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of May 2017 09:23:58 AM
....The survey found the main source of new work came from the domestic market, but there was a "solid increase in new export business" due to a combination of better global economic conditions and the weakening of the pound. The fall in the value of the pound since the Brexit vote in June has made UK goods cheaper for foreign buyers, but has also pushed up the cost of imports for UK companies. ...
Good and bad news from an economy in uncharted territory image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 29th of April 2017 03:00:02 PM
.... It was the weakest performance for a year and missed economists’ forecasts for a more modest slowdown. Inflation is at its highest for three years and risingThe pound’s drop makes imports to the UK more expensive and that effect has combined with higher crude oil prices to push inflation to 2. ...
UK GDP growth slower than expected as inflation bites image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 28th of April 2017 02:33:56 PM
....The figures suggested consumer-facing sectors such as shops and hotels have been hurt in recent months by the squeeze on Britons’ spending power from the pound’s plunge since the Brexit vote. Sterling’s weakness makes imports to the UK such as food and fuel more expensive. ...
British consumers' confidence slumps as inflation grows image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 28th of April 2017 06:01:03 AM
....Much of the pressure on households stems from higher inflation, which has picked up to its highest level in more than three years on the back of higher oil prices and because of the pound’s weakness since the Brexit vote. A weaker currency makes imports to the UK such as food and fuel more expensive. ...
'After Brexit people will fall in love with English apples again' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 28th of April 2017 06:00:03 AM
....The data also shows there isn’t a thriving export market for British fruit. According to the Produce Marketing Association, Britain imports more than 476,000 tonnes of apples, but only export 14,800 tonnes (3%) of our own. ...
Brexit: UK carmakers 'sitting on their hands' rather than investing image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 03:37:30 PM
....More than half of all the cars and 90% of commercial vehicles built in the UK last year were bought by customers in Europe. The EU accounts for more than 80% of the UK’s motor vehicle imports. ...
Trump seeks tax windfall for business image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 12:20:53 PM
....Mr Trump's blueprint is not expected to include any proposals for raising new revenue. The much-discussed border tax that would put a tariff on imports - favoured by House Speaker Paul Ryan - will not be in the plan. ...
Has the US started a lumber trade war with Canada? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 07:29:49 PM
....12%. The US Commerce Department valued softwood lumber imports from Canada at US$5. ...
Brexit: Labour's Sir Keith Starmer wants talks over customs union image
....So first of all, what is a customs union between a group of countries? . It is an arrangement in which they impose no tariffs on imports from other countries in the union. ...
Brexit economy: living standards are falling as the snap election looms image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 10:38:58 AM
....But, compared with the day of last June’s referendum, the pound is still down 14% against the US dollar and 10% against the euro. That weakness is now making itself felt in the real economy as imports become more expensive and shoppers are paying higher prices for a whole range of goods and services, from food to fuel. ...
Low rates, tight margins: the mortgage market looks worryingly familiar image
....Donald Trump’s commerce secretary, the billionaire dealmaker Wilbur Ross, is beginning to put the president’s America First campaign mission into practice. Trump may have fronted the announcement of an investigation into whether foreign imports of steel compromise US national security, but for Ross the ruinous impact of cheap imports is a wound that he has struggled to close for almost two decades. ...
UK retail surge since Brexit vote comes to an end image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 01:11:30 PM
.... The pound is 14% lower against the dollar than it was on the day of the referendum in June when the UK voted to leave the European Union. Weaker sterling makes goods imported from abroad more expensive, which is a big blow to the retail sector when Britain imports most of its food and runs a large deficit in goods with the rest of he world. ...
Trump launches investigation into steel dumping image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 07:41:27 AM
. Donald Trump has launched an investigation into countries that export steel to the US, raising the prospect of new tariffs on imports. ...
Trump signs order to assess whether steel imports threaten national security image
. Donald Trump set the stage for a global fight over steel on Thursday, announcing an investigation into whether cheap imports are a threat to national security. ...
IMF says global financial stability has improved image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 12:31:28 PM
.... . The IMF's recurrent concern about the possibility of more protectionist trade policies - measures that create new barriers to imports - makes another appearance. ...
Primark owner Associated British Foods sees profits jump image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 07:00:40 AM
....3bn. ABF said profit growth in the second half would be "tempered" by the weaker pound pushing up the cost of imports. ...
Australia Post hits back at Amazon and eBay and says Coalition's GST model is best image
....The treasurer, Scott Morrison, is pushing ahead with plans to abolish the GST concession for low-value goods bought online from overseas. At the moment, imports of goods worth less than $1,000 are GST-free – including clothing, books, electronic devices and sports equipment. ...
El Paso: the border city grappling with the ramifications of Trump's proposals image
....Mexican trade is vital to Texas. Some $98bn in exports and imports passed through the El Paso customs district in 2015. ...
Should Zambia ban food imports? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 14th of April 2017 10:53:17 AM
'I don't want to see tariffs on EU raw food imports' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 14th of April 2017 10:53:17 AM
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Trade agenda image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 11:17:15 PM
.... The US expects China to offer better access to its market, including for beef and services companies. Mr Trump's campaign language about possibly imposing large tariffs on imports from China, as much as 45%, was not on display this time. ...
Scottish islands hold out for government U-turn on windfarm subsidies image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 04:52:18 PM
....5bn of investment would be put at risk. The islands are also heavily dependent on expensive diesel imports for power. ...

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