China Starts Unloading Australian coal Shipments Despite Import Ban

China has started unloading imported Australian coal that were left stashed outside Chinese ports for a year since Beijing blocked trades with Canberra. Traders report that some stranded cargoes of Australian thermal coal have been discharged to China last month …

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China Asks Australia to Join Regional Trade Pact despite Recent Economic Conflict

The Chinese government wrote to Australia asking for its support to join the Trans-Pacific trade pact despite the two countries’ recent economic tensions. “China’s accession to the CPTPP would yield large economic benefits,” Beijing’s embassy wrote in its lobby to …

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EU Rejects New UK Demand for Post-Brexit Deal on N.Ireland

The European Union’s Brexit coordinator rejected Britain’s latest demand to renegotiate post-Brexit protocols on trading with Northern Ireland. EU Commission vice president Maroš Šefčovič said that he was “absolutely convinced” that issues within the protocol can be solved. “Let’s focus …

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US Frozen Beef Exports to China Spikes Amid Australia Trade Tensions

Frozen beef exports from the United States to China surged after the latter’s tensions with its top exporter Australia broke out in April. U.S. beef exports increased to $107 million in July while Australian exports fell to $35 million. In …

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Embargo on Food and Medicine Lifted in Cuba Amid Unrest

Cuba announced that it would allow travelers arriving in the country to bring food, medicine, and other commodities without amid the street protest last weekend. Cuba on Wednesday has temporarily relaxed its limitations on the amount of food and medicine …

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French Fishermen to Block Trucks Carrying Fish from the UK to Protest Brexit Fishing Deal

Over 100 French fishermen on Thursday night blocked trucks carrying fish from United Kingdom waters from entering Europe’s largest seafood processing center in the northern town of Boulogne-sur-Mer. Protesters were mad by the difficulties in obtaining licenses that would allow …

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India Bans Remdesivir Exports Amid Worsening COVID Crisis

The Indian government announced on Sunday that it would ban the exportation of the antiviral drug Remdesivir and its active pharmaceutical ingredients as the country continues registering spiking number of COVID-19 cases over the previous week. In a statement, the …

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