The US government will delay the introduction of additional 10 percent tariffs on certain Chinese goods, including laptops and cell phones, until December 15th. This was announced today by the US Permanent Trade Representative's Office, cited by international news agencies. The duties had to be put into force on September 1st.
The positive signals from financial markets after New Democracy's major victory in the 26 May European Parliament election presage the stance of investors toward the Greek economy after the upcoming general election.
The SYRIZA government clearly did not have the will, knowledge, and experience to manage the great challenges with which it was confronted.
The United States intends to end Turkey's preferential trade treatment under a program that allowed some exports to enter the United States duty free, the US Trade Representative's Office said on Monday.
Turkey is no longer eligible to participate in the Generalized System of Preferences program because it "is sufficiently economically developed," USTR said in a news release.
The United States slapped sanctions on a Turkish businessman on Feb. 7 for violating US sanctions on Iran.