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US-China Trade War Could Reduce World GDP By 0.8% in 2020

China

WASHINGTON – Tariffs imposed or threatened by the United States and China could reduce global economic output by 0.8% in 2020 and cause more losses in the coming years, International Monetary Fund announced Friday. Gerry Rice, a spokesman for the IMF, said trade tensions were beginning to affect the global …

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Iran, China to Enhance Military Relations: Top Iranian General

Iran

TEHRAN – Major General Mohammad Baqeri, the Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, said that Iran and China will witness “profound development” in their military relations, Iran Front Page reported Friday. General Baqeri, who is in China on a three-day visit, told reporters that Tehran and Beijing will …

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POLL: Indonesia seen Posting Small Trade Surplus in Aug

Indonesia

JAKARTA – Indonesia likely had a small trade surplus in August as exports and imports sank, with global trade slowing amid the U.S.-China trade war, a Reuters poll showed on Friday. The median forecast of 10 economists in the poll was for the country to record a $190 million surplus …

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China Announces Tariff Exemption on US Products

China

BEIJING – China on Wednesday announced a plan to exempt Chinese tariffs for certain US imports and companies, in a gesture of goodwill that will help mitigate the impact of the trade war on US companies and restore optimism to the new round of trade negotiations scheduled October, Global Times …

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US Defense Chief Signals Iran ‘Inching’ Could Lead Toward Talks

US

WASHINGTON – US Defense Secretary Mark Esper has hinted that Iran might be nearer to an opportunity for new talks despite Tehran’s latest move away from adherence to international curbs on its nuclear activities, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reported Friday. The statement came hours after Tehran told the European Union …

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Afghanistan Launches First Container Train to China

First container to china via Uzbekistan

MAZAR-E-SHARIF – On Thursday, September 5, the first container train departed from Afghanistan to China that will have to pass through Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan Railways reported. A train of 41 containers loaded with semi-finished stone of mineral talcum powder departed from the Hairaton station via the Friendship Bridge – a rail-road …

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