The ban stripped ZTE of its access to crucial US -based suppliers, including Qualcomm. The company paid $1 billion of the penalty and put $400 million in escrow at a US bank to satisfy the requirement, the department said . ZTE is now allowed to receive shipments from its American suppliers, according to a notice published on the Bureau of Industry and Security website last week.
China's global trade surplus in June narrowed by 10.9 per cent to 41.6 per cent. For starters, countries have different inherent resources: some have oil, others copper; some grow bananas, others wheat. Exports climbed to US$42.62 billion, also a high, the Customs administration said yesterday. Beyond some point, the potential benefits of wider trade between equally rich countries inevitably decline.
Shares in Sky rose on Thursday morning after U.S. media giant Comcast submitted a new and improved £26bn offer to acquire the British broadcaster. Comcast has also offered guaranteed funding for Sky News and other commitments, including maintaining Sky's West London base.
Oil prices fell on Thursday after US President Donald Trump sent a tweet demanding that OPEC reduce prices for crude. In addition to cutting prices, Saudi Arabia told OPEC it pumped about 10.5 million barrels of crude a day last month as the kingdom sought to cap rallying prices by ramping up output, according to people familiar with the matter.
Walmart has received complaints on social media after it was found that the retail giant sold clothing and paraphernalia promoting the impeachment of President Donald Trump . The shirts that come in several shades - plus similar baby onesies and even frisbees - have the twitter-sphere in a frenzy and spurred a grassroots call to boycott the world's biggest retailer.
Shortly after, the White House backtracked on Trump's statement, saying that Riyadh is ready for measures aimed at stabilizing the oil market. The development came days after the oil-rich Persian Gulf state, which is the world's largest oil exporter, agreed to substantially raise production.
In March, Toys R Us announced it was shuttering its remaining stores for good after 70 years. America's last remaining Toys "R" Us stores will close for good today , after a final Friday of clearance sales. Toys R Us' troubles have also shaken some big toy makers like Mattel and Hasbro. Retailers like Walmart and Target were expanding their toy aisles to fill the hole, while Party City is opening 50 pop-up toy shops this fall.
With record amounts of Oil all over the place, including the fully loaded ships at sea, Oil prices are artificially Very High! Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia, the leaders and largest producers of the non-OPEC and OPEC producers in the deal, have started to hint that they could reverse some of the cuts "to ease consumer and market anxiety", and reports have it that the production boost could be as much as 1 million bpd.
Even the so-called FAANG stocks - Facebook , Apple, Amazon.com, Netflix and Google - which have been largely immune to concerns about escalating trade threats exchanged between the United States and China - fell more than 2 per cent each (6.5 per cent, in the case of Netflix).
Susana Martinez past year - but lawmakers from both political parties have described the measure as a fairness issue that could help local businesses. The high court on Thursday overturned a 1992 ruling that a retailer must have a physical presence in a state to collect tax from buyers in that state.
Greece expects euro zone finance ministers to deliver on promised debt relief this week so that it can at last plan its financial future "like any ordinary country", the government spokesman said on Wednesday. Greece's euro-area creditors struck a landmark deal to ease repayment terms on some of the nation's mountain of debt and clear the way for the country to exit the lifeline that's kept it afloat since 2010.
As of 22.10 p.m. local time with almost 30 percent of ballot boxes opened, 59.3 percent of Turkish expats voted for Erdoğan, according to state-run Anadolu Agency. Erdogan, who has been in power since 2003, had faced a more robust, united opposition than ever before. One party supporter, Nejdet Erke, said he had been "waiting for this emotion" since the morning.
Bitcoin , Ethereum and Ripple all fell in value on the news . Cryptocurrencies dropped after the second South Korean exchange in as many weeks said it was the victim of a theft, renewing fears about the security of digital-asset trading venues.
On Monday President Donald Trump threatened tariffs on almost all of China's products shipped to the United States unless Beijing agrees to sweeping trade concessions. The ministry said it would fight back with "quantitative and qualitative" measures, suggesting Beijing's countermoves could go beyond tariffs, deepening the rift between the two countries.
The IG report did not address whether Strzok's political views affected the Russian Federation investigation. Goelman said that Strzok was not willing to use his official position to affect Trump's chances of being elected and that "his political conviction that a Trump presidency would be disastrous for American national security is not based on his bias, it was based on information that was available to him, and his perspective on American national security".
Workers earning minimum wage would have to work 74 hours per week throughout the year to afford a two-bedroom apartment. The report , " Out of Reach ", said the 2018 national housing wage is $22.10 ($45,986 annually) for a modest two-bedroom rental home and $17.90 ($37,232 annually) for a modest one-bedroom rental home.
As Trump prepares to impose the new tariffs on China , there is already evidence that his program is having a negative impact on some areas of industry and agriculture in Europe. Trump has long vowed to fulfill his campaign pledge to clamp down on what he considers unfair Chinese trading practices. Wall Street has viewed the escalating trade tensions with wariness, fearful that they could strangle the economic growth achieved during Trump's watch and undermine the benefits of the tax cuts ...