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At US-China summit, Trump presses Xi on trade, N. Korea; progress cited

PALM BEACH, Fla.: President Donald Trump pressed Chinese President Xi Jinping to do more to curb North Korea’s nuclear program and help reduce the gaping U.S. trade deficit with Beijing in talks on Friday, even as he toned down the strident anti-China rhetoric of his election campaign. Trump spoke publicly of progress on a range… Read More »

Finance minister Aso: Japan-US dialogue to address economic policies, trade and investment

TOKYO: Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday that Japan and the United States would aim to strengthen trade and investment ties between the two countries as well as among Asia-Pacific countries. “We will discuss economic policies and strengthening of trade and investment relations and economic cooperation among countries in the Asia-Pacific region as… Read More »

Merkel vows compromise with US on trade, military spending

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Saturday to seek compromises on issues like trade and military spending with U.S. President Donald Trump, adding she would work on preserving the important relationship between Europe and the United States. “He made his convictions clear in his inauguration speech,” Merkel said in remarks broadcast live, a day… Read More »