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It is Britain's first post-Brexit trade deal in Asia and follows similar agreements with nations including Chile, Iceland, Norway and Switzerland.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain and the US should work together to keep markets free, fair and open.
Boeing jets are featured on a draft list of products Beijing will buy to reduce its trade surplus with the US.
US ambassador Woody Johnson says that the chances of a future trade deal between the US and UK should not be damaged by false concerns over US farming practices.
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says that more work remains on a deal that will ensure that Beijing will follow through on its commitments.
Greater access to the Australian market is expected to spur Indonesia's automotive and textile industries, and boost exports of timber, electronics and medicinal goods.
Traders will now be on the lookout for any signs of progress on trade which are enough to build on equities.
US President Donald Trump is considering to impose auto tariffs on European cars if a trade deal cannot be reached with the EU.
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is due to travel to Beijing next week for the third round of talks regarding the US-China dispute.
This is the view of several former US officials who’ve dealt with Beijing in the past.
The country is one of the most export-reliant nations in the world, and US-China trade tensions and a slowing global economy are particularly worrying for authorities in the city state.
The effort is also part of a strategy to stop Trump from slapping damaging duties on car imports from Europe, a danger that has especially unnerved Berlin.
Trump has vowed to increase tariffs on US$200 billion worth of Chinese imports on March 2 if China fails to address intellectual property theft.
Indonesia said that Australia's recent proposal that it might move its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem might upset trade plans.
The prime minister reiterates Malaysia's stand against lopsided deals.
Asean countries had hoped to reach broad agreement on the pact at this week's summit meetings in Singapore - six years after talks began - but a final deal will not be reached until next year, at least.
Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter, reported that Trump wanted to reach an agreement with Chinese President Xi Jinping and had asked key US officials to begin drafting potential terms for a deal.
Indonesia's trade minister denies a report that Jakarta is considering putting on hold a trade pact with Australia over a proposal by Canberra to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
The two sides will issue a joint statement within hours.
Called the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the trade accord includes the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean).
Guajardo suggested that disputes over currency transparency could play out under Nafta’s Chapter 20 state-to-state settlement process.
Significant breakthroughs between Mexico and the US came during the past several days on the contentious issues of automobiles and energy.
Representatives from US and Mexico are now discussing a periodic review process that spares the Nafta from automatic expiration unless new terms were agreed.
Hunt met with Foreign Minister Wang Yi and other top officials to discuss talks on a potential post-Brexit trade deal between China and Britain.
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