América Economía.- Luego de una reunión técnica, autoridades sanitarias de Perú y Bolivia informaron que a partir de este jueves se restituirá la emisión de permisos fitosanitarios y las inspecciones en frontera, para el intercambio de productos agrícola, según informó el Ministerio de Agricultura y Riego (Minagri).
Bloomberg.- China’s pledge to boost imports from the U.S. under a recently signed trade deal could end up costing the European Union about $11 billion next year.
BBC.- The US and China have signed an agreement aimed at easing a trade war that has rattled markets and weighed on the global economy. Speaking in Washington, US President Donald Trump said the pact would be “transformative” for the US economy.
Bloomberg.- The Chinese trade delegation plans to sign the first phase of its trade deal with the U.S. in Washington on Jan. 15, according to people familiar with the matter.
BBC.- The US and Japan have agreed an initial trade deal that will eliminate or lower tariffs on certain products traded between them. Duties on some agricultural goods will be removed or lowered, while digital products will also benefit.
América Economía.- El presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, dijo este jueves que Canadá y México están completamente alineados en torno al tratado comercial de Norteamérica (TMEC) y que depende de Washington aprobarlo.
BBC.-The UK and South Korea have signed an outline free trade agreement (FTA) that seeks to maintain existing trade arrangements post-Brexit. International Trade Secretary Liam Fox signed the deal with his South Korean counterpart Yoo Myung-hee in Seoul.
Bloomberg.- China cut its U.S. Treasuries holdings to the lowest level since 2017 in March amid the trade dispute between the world’s two biggest economies.
BBC.- Global stock markets have steadied amid hopes that the US and China will resume talks next month, following an escalation in their trade war.
BBC.- China has said it will impose tariffs on $60bn (£46bn) of US goods from 1 June, extending a bilateral trade war.
BBC.- US President Donald Trump has said China “broke the deal” in trade talks, ramping up hostilities ahead of negotiations between the two sides. The comments came as Beijing said it would retaliate with “necessary countermeasures” if the US raises tariffs on Chinese products.
BBC.- US trade representative Robert Lighthizer has accused China of backtracking on commitments in trade talks, but insisted a deal on tariffs is still possible.
BBC.- A US-China trade deal – if it happens – is unlikely to end the rivalry between the two economic giants. Both sides have fought a trade war over the past year with damaging consequences for the global economy.
Bloomberg.- The European Union gave the green light to start trade negotiations with the U.S., as both economies seek to rebuild frayed relations a week after threatening each other with billions of dollars in new tariffs over a 14-year-old aviation dispute.
Gestión.- El “progreso sustancial” que China y Estados Unidos han logrado en sus conversaciones comerciales ha sido “bien recibido” en ambos países y en todo el mundo, dijo el lunes un funcionario chino de alto rango.
Bloomberg.- Chinese finance officials had high expectations entering the first major meeting with new American counterparts last summer. President Donald Trump had feted Chinese President Xi Jinping at his Mar-a-Lago resort a few months earlier, suggesting the two nations would enjoy warmer ties than his campaign-trail attacks had implied.
Gestión.- Tras el anuncio de Estados Unidos de retirarse del TPP, crecen las especulaciones de que este mega acuerdo comercial no llegue a concretarse, en vista de que ya no contará con la participación de la principal economía que lo iba a integrar.