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Russia: US shale decline can't count as ‘output cut'

Russia: US shale decline can't count as ‘output cut'

1 day ago   |   RT

Production declines across the US shale patch as companies reduce drilling and spending cannot be viewed as a voluntary US cut aimed at supporting oil prices, Vladimir Putin's...
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Canada won't tip hand on possibility of import tariffs on Saudi oil

1 day ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - Canada's energy minister will speak to his U.S. and Mexican counterparts Thursday in a bid to generate a common front ahead of talks by the world's biggest economies...
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The Energy 202: Trump plays cat-and-mouse game with U.S. oil industry by flip-flopping on import tariffs

2 days ago   |   The Washington Post

Tariffs on foreign crude would hurt some U.S. oil producers, but help others.
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Will Trump use tariffs to protect US oil?

Will Trump use tariffs to protect US oil?

3 days ago   |   RT

“I would use tariffs, if I had to. I don't think I'm going to have to,” US President Trump told media on Sunday as quoted by CNBC, in response to questions regarding his next...
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Why Trump Is So Worried About Low Oil Prices-And Why He Should Be

4 days ago   |   Time

For years, President Trump has touted low oil prices as a win for American consumers and used his position to try to keep them that way. “Good for the consumer, gasoline prices...
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Could the Pandemic Ease U.S.-China Tensions?

Could the Pandemic Ease U.S.-China Tensions?

4 days ago   |   Foreign Policy

Against a backdrop of tariffs, 5G, and weakening diplomacy, COVID-19 might be a rare chance for the two countries to come together-if they can listen to their better angels.
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Oil prices slump 3% after Saudi Arabia and Russia delay talks to end their price war

Oil prices slump 3% after Saudi Arabia and Russia delay talks to end their price war

4 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Crude oil prices slid more than 3% on Monday on reports that Russia and Saudi Arabia have postponed their oil production meeting to Thursday, casting doubt on a potential...
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Political economy of the US-Mexican tomato trade agreement

4 days ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract We develop a political economy model to analyse the US-Mexican tomato trade agreement by treating the minimum import price as a negotiated settlement. We incorporate...
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US-Brazilian cotton policies

4 days ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract Brazil filed a lawsuit with the WTO against the United States for providing cotton production and export subsidies, and the WTO ruled in favour of Brazil. Brazil...
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Oil slips 6% after OPEC+ meeting delay as Trump vows ‘very substantial tariffs' if Saudis & Russia fail to reach output cut deal

Oil slips 6% after OPEC+ meeting delay as Trump vows ‘very substantial tariffs' if Saudis & Russia fail to reach output cut deal

4 days ago   |   RT

US President Donald Trump has promised to impose “very substantial tariffs” on imported oil, unless Saudi Arabia and Russia reach a deal to push crude prices up, just as oil...
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The COVID-19 outbreak is continuing to change everyday life for millions of Americans. Leaders across the county, including the Tri-State area, are implementing measures to... Read more ...

Still climbing: Covid-19 death toll reaches 100,000 worldwide - AFP

Still climbing: Covid-19 death toll reaches 100,000 worldwide - AFP

The number of deaths from the novel coronavirus has reached 100,000 globally, according to figures compiled by the AFP news agency, while the number of confirmed cases is... Read more ...

Florida governor clarifies statement about coronavirus deaths in people under 25

Florida governor clarifies statement about coronavirus deaths in people under 25

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Friday that he was speaking specifically about Florida when he claimed that the coronavirus hasn't killed anyone under 25. Read more ...

Irish govt extends lockdown until May 5 - PM Varadkar

Irish govt extends lockdown until May 5 - PM Varadkar

Ireland is extending stay-at-home restrictions intended to slow the spread of coronavirus until May 5, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday. “The restrictions we... Read more ...

The US government just banned Carnival, Norwegian, and Royal Caribbean from...

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Cruise ships may be banned from sailing in US waters until July, according to an order issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday. That ban could be... Read more ...