Trade barriers

Leaders and their partners attend the G-20 summit dinner after a concert in the Elbphilharmonie concert hall in Hamburg, Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017. (Alex Schmidt/Pool Photo via AP)
July 07, 2017 - 4:44 pm
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The latest on the Group of 20 summit in Germany (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Leaders at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, have been served local delicacies at a festive dinner at the northern port city's philharmonic following a concert with music by Beethoven...
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An injured police officer is attended by fellow officers during skirmishes with demonstrators on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017. The leaders of the group of 20 meet July 7 and 8. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
July 07, 2017 - 2:10 pm
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit in Germany (all times local): 8:00 p.m. As international Group of 20 leaders assemble at a landmark philharmonic for dinner and to listen to Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, a massive police presence is keeping protesters outside the Hamburg...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017. The leaders of the group of 20 meet July 7 and 8. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 07, 2017 - 7:59 am
LONDON (AP) — A raft of disappointing British economic figures on Friday reinforced concerns that the slowdown has broadened across sectors and extended into the second quarter of the year, when the country finally began high-level negotiations over its exit from the European Union. Capping a week...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, is welcomed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017. The leaders of the group of 20 meet July 7 and 8. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 07, 2017 - 5:10 am
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit in Germany (all times local): 11:05 a.m. Leaders of China, India, Russia, Brazil and South Africa have met on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Germany, calling for a more open global economy. In a communique following their meeting in...
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July 06, 2017 - 4:40 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's total trade with North Korea has risen despite Beijing's promise to enforce U.N. sanctions over its nuclear program, but Chinese purchases of North Korean goods have fallen sharply. Customs data show total Chinese-North Korean trade in the first five months of this year rose...
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United Kingdom U.N. Ambassador Matthew Rycroft, left, and United States U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, right, listens during United Nations Security Council meeting on North Korea's latest launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, Wednesday July 5, 2017 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
July 05, 2017 - 6:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. response to North Korea's latest missile launch (all times EDT): 6 p.m. The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is warning China its massive trade with the United States is at risk if its trade with North Korea violates U.N. sanctions. Nikki Haley's...
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United States U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley listens during United Nations Security Council meeting on North Korea's latest launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, Wednesday July 5, 2017 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
July 05, 2017 - 4:32 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley warned China on Wednesday that it risks its massive trade with the United States if its business with North Korea violates U.N. sanctions. In a hard-hitting speech at an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council following Pyongyang's successful...
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President Donald Trump welcomes South Korean President Moon Jae-in to the White House in Washington, Friday, June 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 30, 2017 - 10:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday will discuss North Korea and trade with South Korea's new leader, whose pro-engagement stance toward the North could clash with the U.S. administration's intent to crank up sanctions. Trump welcomed South Korean President Moon Jae-in for formal...
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European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom, left, shakes hands with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, right, before the start of their meeting as a part of the Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement negotiations at Iikura guest house in Tokyo, Japan, 30 June 2017. (Franck Robichon/Pool Photo via AP)
June 30, 2017 - 6:57 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan and the European Union were rushing Friday to finalize an agreement on easing barriers between their huge economies, hoping to have the gist of a deal before the Group of 20 industrial nations meets next week in Germany. The EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom and Rural...
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June 30, 2017 - 3:03 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan and the European Union are rushing to finalize an agreement on easing barriers between their huge economies to help counter the backlash against free trade by U.S. President Donald Trump. The two sides hope to have a deal before the Group of 20 industrial nations meets next week...
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