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  • China August FDI at two-and-half-year low as factory investments slow

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's foreign direct investment fell to a low not seen in at least 2-1/2 years in August, underscoring the challenges to growth facing the world's second-biggest economy. The weak investment data came as China's economic growth...
  • Russia will appeal to WTO over Western sanctions: economy minister

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said on Friday Russia would appeal to the World Trade Organization (WTO) over Western sanctions, local news agencies reported. "The latest round of sanctions gives reason to appeal to the WTO....
  • Russia promises swift retaliatory measures to U.S. sanctions

    Russia promises swift retaliatory measures to U.S. sanctions
    Russia said on Friday it would respond quickly with retaliatory measures to the latest round of U.S. sanctions that it criticized as another "hostile step," pledging to support affected companies with state funds. The European Union and the United...
  • EU lobby piles in on foreign criticism of China's antitrust enforcement

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's tough competition policy is souring the mood for foreign investment, a European business lobby said on Tuesday, in the latest report to criticize Chinese regulators over a series of contentious investigations into international...
  • 'Factory Man': how a Virginia furniture maker took on China

    Most people in business have a story about how China has changed their industry, how over the past 30 years it has upended supply chains and grabbed daunting market share. But very few have the sort of China story that John Bassett III has. One day in...
  • India to chip in with five percent of global rare earth output

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is commissioning a plant to produce up to 5,000 tonnes of rare earths a year, a state company official told Reuters, which could help it contribute about 5 percent to the global supply of the metals used in cameras, cars,...
  • China foreign investment pattern changes as challenges grow

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's foreign investment mix is changing, with portfolio investors buying more stocks but foreign direct investment falling to a two-year low on a slowing economy, rising business costs and anti-monopoly probes and crackdowns on...
  • U.S. readies duties on Mexican sugar in win for sugar lobby

    MEXICO CITY/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is set to slap import duties as high as 17 percent on Mexican sugar in a victory for the powerful U.S. sugar industry but a blow to U.S. candy and soft drink makers who face paying more for the...
  • Argentina to appeal WTO ruling on import restrictions

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina will appeal a World Trade Organization ruling against its use of import restrictions, according to a senior Argentine official. On Friday, a WTO dispute panel found against Argentina in a 2012 case brought by the United...
  • WTO rules against Argentina in import restrictions case

    GENEVA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A World Trade Organization dispute panel ruled against Argentina on Friday in a 2012 case brought by the United States, European Union and Japan against the South American country's licensing rules used to restrict imports....
  • Poland asks EU to complain to WTO over Russian embargo

    WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland has asked the European Commission to lodge a formal complaint to the World Trade Organization (WTO) over a Russian ban on EU food products that has hit Poland particularly hard, the Polish Economy Ministry said on Tuesday. The...