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Chinese stocks went into a tail spin on Tuesday as turbulence gripped equity markets in Asia, which sank to nine-month lows as investors feared the Si(...)

The letter from the groups to Theresa May follows warnings from aerospace giant Airbus and car maker BMW that time is short before they need to implement contingency plans. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

The UK’s five main business lobby groups told Theresa May they’re “deeply concerned” that time is running out for a Brexit deal that protects hundreds(...)

The EU has signalled that it plans to impose retaliatory duties on $3.3 billion in American products from bourbon whiskey to Harley-Davidson motorcycles.

The European Union will introduce new tariffs against selected US products from Friday, but is ready to engage with the United States to solve a trade(...)

Anti-Brexit demonstrators holds a spoof bank note featuring Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg: A new survey says a “no deal” Brexit could cost UK households £1,000 (€1,142) a year

A “no deal” Brexit could cost UK households £1,000 (€1,142) a year, with the impact disproportionately felt by poorer households, according to new res(...)

Motorcycles are amongst a number of items that will be hit by EU tariffs in response to the US imposition of tariffs earlier this month. Photograph:  Scott Olson/Getty Images

The European Union expects to hit US imports with additional duties from July, ratcheting up a transatlantic trade conflict after Washington imposed i(...)

The Trump administration has given permanent metals tariff exemptions to several countries including Australia and Argentina. Photograph: Getty Images

The United States will announce plans to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium from the European Union as early as Thursday morning, two people briefe(...)

International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde speaking during the opening of Boao Forum For Asia (BFA) Annual Conference 2018. Photograph: EPA

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is optimistic on the outlook for global growth but warned darker clouds are looming due to fading fiscal stimulu(...)

The deal reached when China joined the WTO in 2001 is no longer acceptable. As Mr Trump states, the US wants strict “reciprocity”

How should China respond to Donald Trump’s aggressive trade policy? The answer is: strategically. It needs to manage a rising tide of US hostility. O(...)

US president Donald Trump gives out pens he used to sign presidential proclamations placing tariffs on steel and aluminium imports to workers from the steel and aluminium industries at the White House. Photograph: Leah Millis/Reuters

European Union trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom vowed to press for a European Union exemption from United States tariffs on foreign steel and aluminium w(...)

Minister for Finance  Paschal Donohoe  speaking at Wednesday’s conference, which was held at Croke Park, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Border checks might still be required to maintain regulatory standards even if the UK and the EU reach a Brexit agreement for Ireland on customs and t(...)

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