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Trade

​‘Sanctions won’t help UK companies to work in Russian market’
People find it hard enough to trade with Russia in the first place without any sanctions. While sanctions will cause a big detrimental effect and will job losses in the UK, the founder of Export Explorer Tim Jelley told RT.

06.08.2014 09:23

Xiaomi grows 240%, overtaking Samsung as leading smartphone vendor in China
Xiaomi, a Beijing-based electronics company, tripled smartphone shipments in China in the second quarter compared to 2013. Just four years after being founded it became the biggest vendor in the world’s largest market, overtaking Samsung in sales volume.

05.08.2014 06:13

‘Cold battle’ for Africa: China’s economic interest vs. US military activity
Both China and the US are trying to broaden and deepen their influence in Africa, with China dominating the continent economically, whereas the US is more pro-active militarily, Asia Times journalist Brendan O'Reilly told RT.

30.07.2014 09:16

European Union agrees on Russian sectoral sanctions – top EU officials
The EU has agreed on a new package of sanctions against Russia targeting the military, oil and finance sectors, according to a joint statement by the presidents of the EU Commission and Council.

29.07.2014 08:22

​With TTIP consumer protection will be a privilege of the rich
At the end of last week, a draft chapter from TTIP was leaked to the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP).

28.07.2014 14:06

​Luxury carmakers cut prices after Chinese regulatory pressure
Jaguar Land Rover, Audi and Daimler have agreed to cut prices on their luxury models and auto parts after China’s anti-monopoly regulator began investigating the auto industry for possible anti-competitive behavior.

28.07.2014 07:02

​Ready, reset, go! ...to Cold War 2.0
The New Great Game in Eurasia never ceases to thrill with extreme plot twists. The Big Three players remain the same: the US, Russia and China. The devil is in the concentric subplots.

28.07.2014 09:11

Two-thirds of fresh retail chicken in UK could be contaminated with potentially lethal bacteria
A Guardian investigation has revealed alleged widespread hygiene failings in Britain's poultry industry, prompting three major UK supermarkets to launch emergency inquiries into their chicken suppliers.

23.07.2014 21:37

$200 per barrel oil if Russia sanctions escalate- Oxford Economics
If the standoff with Russia and the West reaches a point where the EU has to completely cut trade with Russia, oil prices could soar above $200 per barrel, sparking a global economic crisis, says Adam Slater, senior economist at Oxford Economics.

23.07.2014 08:03

EU to present extended Russian sanctions on Thursday – Ashton
The EU Council did not agree to new Russian sanctions on Tuesday. However, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said an extended ‘black list’ will be published on Thursday. It will include the energy, and defense sectors, and financial markets.

22.07.2014 12:37

​With ISDS it’s bedtime for democracy
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) has multinational companies and transnational law firms on both sides of the Atlantic foaming at their mouths.

22.07.2014 10:05

​Russia reported to be cancelling duty–free trade with Ukraine
The duty-free trade deal between Russia and Ukraine is coming to an end. Russia says fundamental changes mean that it will invoke Article 62 of the Vienna Declaration to terminate the understanding.

21.07.2014 12:09