Simon Birmingham says threat of new US tariffs on China may breach WTO rules

Trade minister says if $300bn tariff is implemented it ‘may well’ breach World Trade Organisation regulationsAustralia’s trade minister says the latest Trump administration threat to impose new tariffs on $300bn worth of Chinese goods could, if it even…

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Mark Carney dismisses Boris Johnson’s no-deal Brexit trade claim

Bank of England governor says UK would be hit automatically by tariffs on exports to EUThe Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, has said that the UK would be hit automatically by tariffs on exports to the EU in a no-deal Brexit, rejecting a claim mad…

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Global financial bodies not fit for purpose, John McDonnell says

IMF, WTO and World Bank not doing enough to fight climate crisis, shadow chancellor saysFighting the climate crisis should be put at the heart of decisions made by the International Monetary Fund and other global institutions as part of a fundamental s…

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Taking no deal off the table would leave us at the EU’s mercy | Peter Lilley

No business would enter into negotiations without being prepared to walk away – losing a no-deal Brexit option would weaken our positionJeremy Corbyn has always been a unilateralist. He wanted to scrap our nuclear deterrent against the Soviet Union at …

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