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In the News: China Tariffs, NAFTA, Ukraine-China FTA

Monday, November 12, 2018
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

China in export push before U.S. tariffs kick in

“In October, the trade surplus between the world’s second-largest economy and the United States was US$31.78 billion, which was down from the record high of $34.13 billion in September. But for the first 10 months of the year, it was a whopping $258.15 billion compared with $222.98 billion during the same period in 2017.”

[Asia Times]

U.S., Mexico, Canada ministers to sign trade pact Nov. 30, official says

“Legislators from the three countries still have to approve the pact, officially known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), before it goes into effect.”

[Reuters]

Ukraine and China consider FTA

“Ukrainian and Chinese officials began preliminary talks on a possible, future Ukraine-China free trade agreement, or FTA, in Beijing during the China International Import Expo, or CIIE, being held from Nov. 5 to 10.”

[Kyiv Post]

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