Trump’s trade war with China and Europe will hit global growth  IMF
October 13, 2018

UKs outlook for 2019 stays at 1.5% but previous forecast for 1.3% this year cut to 1.1%

Donald Trumps trade war with China and Europe is forecast to hit global growth this year and reverberate through 2019, the International Monetary Continue reading

Trump hits China with $200bn of new tariffs as trade war escalates
October 10, 2018

President imposes import tariffs that will affect US consumers as he criticises unfair practices

Donald Trump has intensified his trade war with China by imposing new tariffs of $200bn on Chinese goods arriving in the US from next week.

The Continue reading

Turkey buys time before day of IMF reckoning
September 9, 2018

Main elements of crisis remain unaddressed, with eventual bailout most probable outcome

Until reports came on Thursday night that the US was preparing to impose more sanctions, the Turkish government had had a decent few days. The currency crisis, Continue reading

Trump adviser Ross says UK-US trade deal will mean scrapping EU rules
November 18, 2017

Commerce secretarys comments suggest Britain will have to accept chlorinated chicken in post-Brexit agreement

Donald Trumps most senior business representative has warned any post-Brexit deal with Washington will hinge on the UK scrapping rules set by Brussels, including regulations governing Continue reading