maandag 13 augustus 2018

Amid trade war, US and China exchange invectives at WTO

Amid trade war, US and China exchange invectives at WTO
Geneva, Switzerland — Ambassadors from the United States and China exchanged barbs at the World Trade Organization recently over the countries' simmering trade dispute. The showdown between Dennis Shea and Zhang Xiangchen came at a WTO meeting in...
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Port of Antwerp tests new autonomous vessel
Antwerp, Belgium — The Port of Antwerp reached a new milestone in its journey to become a smart port with the introduction of a fully automatic sounding boat that employs unique technology. The vessel, named the Echodrone, is a prototype… The...
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Retail imports set multiple new records ahead of tariffs: NRF
Washington, DC — With retail sales rising and retailers rushing to bring merchandise into the country ahead of proposed new tariffs on products from China, imports at the nation's major retail container ports have set two new records this...
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U.S. President Trump threatens auto tariffs against Canada if trade talks fail
Ottawa, ON — Donald Trump launched a fresh auto-tariff threat against Canada late Friday at a time when Ottawa finds itself in a holding pattern on NAFTA negotiations as it awaits the completion of one-on-one talks between the United...
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Court dismisses CN's appeal of decision on clamorous Winnipeg railway
Winnipeg, MB – Augustina Harker has avoided relaxing and playing with her partner and two children in the backyard for the past three summers because of the noise from a rail line used as a staging area behind her house in...
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Quebec gets funding to recriut women truck drivers
Montreal, QC — The Federal government announced funding for a project in Quebec that aims to change current recruitment, integration and training practices of businesses and training centres so that more women can find jobs in the trucking industry....
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Trump 'disrespectful' toward Canada, Vermont governor says in meeting with Couillard
Mount Mansfield, VT — After a short gondola ride together through thick fog and rain clouds up Mount Mansfield on Sunday, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard and Vermont Gov. Phil Scott spoke warmly about the importance of trade between their...
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Trump can't reach NAFTA deal without Canada: Quebec chief negotiator
Stowe, VT — The Trump administration doesn't have the legal authority to sideswipe Canada and sign a bilateral trade deal with Mexico, Quebec's chief NAFTA negotiator said Monday. Raymond Bachand, an ex-Quebec finance minister, said "there is no...
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