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Chlorinated chicken and hormone-grown beef? What a UK-US trade deal could mean for your diet
Some of the most controversial issues include chlorinated chicken, potassium bromate and hormones.
EU: mini US deal will only tackle regulatory barriers
The European Union is prepared to lower barriers for US agricultural goods such as GMOs as part of a mini trade deal, but don’t expect bigger concessions like cutting tariffs or changing EU laws, an EU official said.
Caroline Lucas: Coronavirus – and why we should all be worried about the US trade deal
Corporate-led trade deals put us all in danger when it comes to tacking future health crises, writes Caroline Lucas MP.
US shows China patience on purchases if trade gap doesn’t grow
The US is willing to show China some flexibility on its pledges to boost American imports as long as Beijing ensures exports don’t surge when production returns to full strength.
US-EU trade talks: Under the spectre of coronavirus pandemic
Attempts by EU and US officials to come to an interim ‘mini’ agreement on modest issues by March 18th have been met with scepticism among European lawmakers.
New trade deal takes from China, delivers for Valley
Yet even before the coronavirus outbreak began in the mainland Chinese city of Wuhan in December, seismic rumblings already were being felt in the field of global logistics.
Cerro Verde to open ICSID case against Peru
Cerro Verde, a partnership between Freeport McMoran and Buenaventura, is to bring a case against Peru related to a taxation dispute at the ICSID under a US-Peru trade agreement.
UK eyes speedy banking deal with US in parallel trade talks
The UK and US may seek a quick deal on financial services separate from the free trade accord the two are negotiating, a British official said.
US-UK trade deal: Four things you might have missed, from food standards to climate commitments
The government has not ruled out imports of US agricultural products made to lower standards than in the UK.
With no major trade deals signed in recent years, India turning an outlier
The feeling now in global trade negotiating circles is that India is a recalcitrant partner, difficult to negotiate with.
Kenya-US trade treaty likely to stifle local manufacturing- KAM
The US has a stronger manufacturing sector meaning their products are likely to be more competitive than the locally produced commodities.
Liz Truss kick-starts UK-US trade talks
The UK is publishing its negotiating objectives for a free trade agreement with the United States, with talks expected to begin this month.
What US business wants from a UK deal
Lighthizer will hold preparatory talks with Truss ahead of formal negotiations on a US-UK free trade agreement.
Tricky trade ties
India have to determine its way forward in this situation. Trump is focused on opening Indian markets for the imports of US agricultural products. India have to decide what we will ask in return from the US.
Public fear Trump trade deal food standards
Most people are worried about meat quality standards being lowered in a future trade deal with the United States, a new survey suggests.
Pakistan seeks direct US market access
Pakistan said said US should convene meeting of Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) to move forward for result oriented progress.
Coronavirus: China ‘fully expected’ to meet trade deal terms despite Covid-19 outbreak, top US officials say
US trade representative and Agriculture Secretary signed a letter praising China’s progress on trade deal. They did not mention coronavirus outbreak but said China ‘fully expected’ to meet terms.
There’s nothing “mini” about the US plan to unravel Europe’s precautionary principle
US trade negotiators, Agriculture Secretary, and American farm interests have all been crystal clear: the precautionary principle must go, and now is the time to finally axe it.
First leg of India-US trade deal likely in 3 months
The first leg of the India-US trade deal will largely be about tariff concessions on goods and would be concluded in around three months.