China to expand country list for sugar import tariffs from August 1

Jul 16 2018 | 7 hrs ago

China will levy extra tariffs on out-of-quota sugar imports from all origins starting from Aug. 1, the Commerce Ministry said on Monday, just over a year after introducing hefty penalties on top growers including Brazil and Thailand.

'Total global corporate funding in solar sector at USD 5.3 bn in Jan-Jun this yr'

Jul 15 2018

Total global corporate funding in the solar sector touched USD 5.3 billion in the first half of this year, up 15 per cent over last year, amid uncertainty in the industry owing to Trump tariffs and the Chinese subsidy pullback, global consulting firm Mercom Capital Group said.

Take Five - World markets themes for the week ahead

Jul 14 2018

Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them.

Solar tariffs dip to a low of Rs 2.44/unit for a 3rd time

Jul 13 2018

Solar tariffs have again dipped to a low of Rs 2.44 per unit for a third time after it had jumped by more than a rupee in a recent bid.

US tariff on steel import may indirectly affect India: Minister

Jul 13 2018

Union Steel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh today said the 25 per cent tariff imposed by the US on steel import can 'indirectly' affect the domestic sector.

Chinese imports to US ports start peaking early amid tariff threat

Jul 13 2018

Chinese imports to U.S. ports rose more than expected in June, suggesting that some retailers moved up orders to insulate themselves from an intensifying trade war that threatens to send up costs on a growing number of consumer products.

Global stocks rally before earnings, trade war jolt boosts dollar

Jul 13 2018

World stocks rose for a second consecutive week on Friday as investors prepared for an expected run of strong earnings in the United States, although fears about the U.S.-China trade conflict kept gains in check and pushed the dollar higher.

Big emerging economies hurt most if trade tariffs rise: OECD

Jul 12 2018

Big emerging economies like China and India will suffer more than developed countries if trade tariffs return to 1990 levels, the OECD said on Thursday in an update of its long-term economic projections.

China does not need US soybeans for state reserves: Sinograin official

Jul 12 2018

China, the world’s top soybean buyer, can fully meet the needs of its state soybean reserves without importing from the United States, an official with the state stockpiler told state TV.

Stocks, commodities regain footing after slump

Jul 12 2018

Stocks and commodity markets regained some poise on Thursday, having suffered wild tailspins in the previous session as the United States ratcheted up trade war threats on China.

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