International trade financing

On this Sept. 12, 2019, photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at the Capitol in Washington. The good news is that it doesn’t look like a bitterly polarized Washington will stumble into another government shutdown. But as Democrats controlling the House unveil a stopgap, government-wide spending bill to keep the lights on and pay the troops, there’s scant evidence that power sharing in the U.S. Capitol will produce further legislative accomplishments anytime soon. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
September 17, 2019 - 3:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats controlling the House are steering clear of controversy in a short-term, government-wide spending measure that's needed to prevent a government shutdown at the end of September. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has agreed to a White House request to replenish funds for bailout...
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People walk past a mural displaying world currency symbols on the outside of a bank in Beijing, Friday, July 20, 2018. China's central bank is allowing its tightly controlled yuan to drift lower against the dollar, a move that could help exporters cope with U.S. tariff hikes but raises the risk of reigniting an outflow of capital Beijing spent months trying to stanch. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
July 20, 2018 - 3:50 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's central bank is allowing its tightly controlled currency to drift lower against the dollar, a move that could help Chinese exporters cope with U.S. tariff hikes but also might reignite an outflow of capital Beijing spent months trying to stanch. On Friday, the yuan dipped to...
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December 19, 2017 - 10:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A GOP-controlled Senate panel rebuffed President Donald Trump on Tuesday, killing the nomination of his controversial pick to run the Export-Import Bank. Two Banking Committee Republicans, Tim Scott of South Carolina and Mike Rounds of South Dakota, joined with Democrats to shelve...
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August 10, 2017 - 9:44 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says it has slapped sanctions on nine North Koreans and four entities including the state-owned Foreign Trade Bank, in addition to those already on its sanctions list. In a statement Thursday, it says the asset freezes and travel bans were added to the EU's North...
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July 19, 2017 - 9:36 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Asian Development Bank says stronger-than-expected export demand has improved growth prospects for Asia's developing economies, including China. The Manila, Philippines-based ADB on Thursday upgraded its growth forecasts for this year to 5.9 percent from an earlier...
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June 16, 2017 - 2:56 am
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. authorities have accused a Chinese company of helping North Korea evade financial sanctions and asked a court to seize $1.9 million they said was improperly moved through American financial institutions. A complaint released Thursday in Washington accused Mingzheng International...
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President Donald Trump speaks at Snap-On Tools, Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Kenosha, Wis. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
April 18, 2017 - 6:30 pm
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Turning back to the economic populism that helped drive his election campaign, President Donald Trump signed an order Tuesday he said should help American workers whose jobs are threatened by skilled immigrants. At the headquarters of hand and power tool manufacturer Snap-on...
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In this photo taken April 14, 2017, Miriam Naranjo, a 70-year Cuban woman who now lives in Miami Lakes. President Donald Trump’s voters are showing they can be a forgiving lot, up to a point. The president’s recent shifts in position on a series of big foreign policy issues have got his supporters debating whether the policy reversals are worth a mere shrug of the shoulders or are a cause for bigger concern. (AP Photo/Kelli Kennedy)
April 15, 2017 - 1:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — What's wrong with being flexible? All presidents change their minds. He's only human. President Donald Trump's voters can be a forgiving lot — up to a point. "He thinks too fast and then makes decisions too fast," says Miriam Naranjo in Miami Lakes, Florida. "He's changing his...
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In this photo taken April 14, 2017, Miriam Naranjo, a 70-year Cuban woman who now lives in Miami Lakes. President Donald Trump’s voters are showing they can be a forgiving lot, up to a point. The president’s recent shifts in position on a series of big foreign policy issues have got his supporters debating whether the policy reversals are worth a mere shrug of the shoulders or are a cause for bigger concern. (AP Photo/Kelli Kennedy)
April 15, 2017 - 1:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's supporters are wondering if his recent reversals on policy matters are cause for concern. Trump has flip-flopped on such issues as NATO's relevance, bombing Syria, keeping the Import-Export Bank and calling out China as a currency manipulator. Some...
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April 14, 2017 - 7:07 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to nominate a vocal critic of the U.S. Export-Import Bank to serve as its president. The White House announced late Friday that Trump plans to nominate Scott Garrett, a former Republican congressman from New Jersey, to serve as president of...
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