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  • Merkel quiere quitar obstáculos a pacto de libre comercio UE-Mercosur

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - La canciller de Alemania, Angela Merkel, aseguró el domingo a Brasil que hará todo lo que esté a su alcance por llevar a un final exitoso una negociación que ya lleva 15 años para sellar un acuerdo de libre comercio entre la...
  • World Bank cuts growth outlook as Ukraine crisis weighs

    World Bank cuts growth outlook as Ukraine crisis weighs
    The World Bank trimmed its global growth forecast late Tuesday, saying a confluence of events, from the Ukraine crisis to unusually cold weather in the United States, dampened economic expansion in the first half of the year. The poverty-fighting...
  • Stock market declines after World Bank cuts economic outlook

    Stock prices slipped early Wednesday after the World Bank cut its global economic forecast, including reduced estimates for the United States and China. Investors also were assessing the surprise primary defeat of Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.), the House...
  • Arlington Heights volunteers say panel duplicates chamber's work

     Arlington Heights volunteers say panel duplicates chamber's work
    Volunteers charged with promoting Arlington Heights as a good town for business want to make some changes to avoid duplicating efforts with the chamber of commerce. "Certainly, there's an effort to avoid overlap," said Michael Mertes, the village's...
  • Free trade on steroids: The threat of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

     Free trade on steroids: The threat of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
    Many supporters of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, trade agreement are arguing that its fate rests on President Obama's bilateral talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Japan this week. If Japan and the United States can sort out...
  • The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Who wins, who loses, why it matters

    With President Obama set to arrive Wednesday in Tokyo for a summit with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, thorny issues in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations will be a key subjects. Here are the basics on the TPP: What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership?...
  • Obama's fading dream of a foreign policy legacy

    President Barack Obama envisioned building a foreign-policy legacy in his second term: a nuclear deal with sanction-strapped Iran, an end to U.S. involvement in conflicts overseas, and a successful pivot to Asia, including a trans-Pacific trade pact....
  • Biden Promotes Trade Pacts As a Way to Curb Piracy

    WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joseph Biden has promoted the importance of new trade pacts as a way to curb piracy in other countries, in what he said was necessary to create a "global economic order where creativity and innovation can thrive." Speaking at...
  • Rachel Marsden: Trans-Pacific Partnership a bad deal for America

    PARIS -- The good news is that the Obama administration plans to create a lot of new jobs. The bad news is that those jobs will mostly be in Asia. President Obama's recent trip to Asia revived debate about the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement,...
  • Obama to sign executive order streamlining imports, exports

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama plans to sign an order Wednesday that officials say will cut the waiting time on permits to import and export goods "from days to minutes." Currently, businesses submit information to dozens of government agencies, often on...
  • Rachel Marsden: Export opportunity to Ukraine, not the nanny state

    PARIS -- In an apparent effort to fight bribery with even more overt state-sanctioned bribery, the battle for the hearts and minds of Ukraine has devolved into two suitors -- the West and Russia -- flashing their respective bank account statements. How...
  • Taiwan protesters end long occupation of parliament over trade deal

    TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Hundreds of protesters in Taiwan ended a nearly monthlong blockade of parliament Thursday, giving leaders a fragile reprieve to finish a disputed trade pact with China, the island’s longtime political foe and biggest economic...