02, Dec, 2021
World’s largest trade deal will come into force in January. The U.S. won’t be part of it

January

The world’s largest trade deal — which includes China and excludes the U.S. — will come into force in January next year. It comes as Australia and New Zealand announced they have ratified the agreement. New Zealand confirmed its ratification in a separate statement on Wednesday. RCEP will be in force […]

Women wearing sunglasses work at a production line manufacturing electric machine parts at a factory in Luan, China November 17, 2018. China said on Thursday its manufacturing activity contracted for the second-straight month in January — another sign that the world’s second-largest economy is slowing down amid domestic headwinds and […]