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U.S. trade chief expects to meet China's vice premier ahead of G20

11 minutes ago   |   Reuters

The top U.S. trade negotiator on Wednesday said he expects he and the U.S. Treasury secretary will meet the Chinese vice premier ahead of the G20 summit in Japan later this month.
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Deutsche Bank seeks to shed risky assets as part of overhaul: sources

11 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Deutsche Bank is aiming to cut up to a quarter of its riskiest assets in the next few years, people familiar with the matter said, shedding more light on how the German lender...
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Stocks mixed as bonds slip ahead of Fed meeting

13 minutes ago   |   Los Angeles Times

U.S. equities were mostly little changed Wednesday while Treasuries slipped as investors prepared for the latest Federal Reserve meeting to conclude, with anticipation growing...
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Self-driving delivery is coming to Walmart - but not directly to customers

13 minutes ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Walmart Inc. came to dominate retailing through its mastery of logistics - the complicated choreography of getting goods from farm or factory to the consumer. But even the...
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Which foreign states support the global use of the Chinese renminbi? The international political economy of currency internationalisation

13 minutes ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract The internationalisation of the Chinese renminbi has taken a path distinct from most cases involving previous international currencies, in that policy measures adopted...
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Clustering Effects on Firm Exporting with Productivity‐Enhancing R&Din China

13 minutes ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract This paper examines the effects of regional clustering on the linkages among R&D, exporting and productivity of Chinese firms. A structural framework is employed using...
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Magic mirror in my hand. How trade mirror statistics can help us detect illegal financial flows

13 minutes ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract Misreporting tricks of different sort applied to the transfer of goods between different countries are typically exploited by criminals worldwide for money laundering...
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Cuba, the Centrally Planned Cigar, and its Rivals

13 minutes ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract Cuba has a long‐standing reputation for producing premium cigars. Despite the inefficiencies of central planning Cuba continues to command a dominant global market...
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Migration and Servicification: Do Immigrant Employees Spur Firm Exports of Services?

13 minutes ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract Services play an increasingly important role in production, employment and international trade but are subject to substantially higher trade costs relative to...
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Pitfalls in the Use of Foreign Direct Investment Statistics

13 minutes ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract Foreign direct investment statistics are widely used to study the impact of international capital movements and multinational enterprise activities. FDI‐intensity is...
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