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THIS WEEK IN TRADE
This week saw the much-touted PM May and President Juncker lunch which did not end the way many hoped when Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) objected to the wording of a text on the future operation of the border - read a review of the chaotic events by BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg here.

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This week saw the first potential ‘breakthrough’ in Brexit negotiations, with the UK agreeing to EU demands on an increased Brexit Bill.

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING
To our American friends and colleagues, we wish you a Happy Thanksgiving! 

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THIS WEEK IN TRADE
This week’s news has been dominated by President Trump’s trip to Asia

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The Bank of England is expecting that up to 75,000 jobs could be lost in financial services following Britain’s departure from the EU. 

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Last Friday, just shortly before President Donald Trump arrives in Beijing in early November, the Commerce Department hit imports of Chinese aluminum foil with preliminary anti-dumping duties, ranging from 97 percent to more than 162 percent. 

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THIS WEEK IN TRADE
In the context of the annual meetings of the World Bank and the IMF, the latter has released the full 2017 World Economic Outlook . 

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THIS WEEK IN TRADE
South Korea indicated on Wednesday it was open to talks on revising a 2012 trade pact with the United States after initial differences that followed President Donald Trump's threat to terminate the accord unless it was renegotiated. 

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THIS WEEK IN TRADE
This week saw the reelection of Angela Merkel as German Chancellor, with the introduction of the right wing AfD (Alternative for Germany) to the Bundestag as the most radical change. 

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Today, September 21, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada provisionally enters into force. It has been eight years since the start of negotiations and all chapters, except for the Investment Court System, are entering into force. What next? CETA needs to pass 42 national and regional parliaments in 28 EU countries. So far only six countries have finalized the ratification (read more on Politico). 

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