trade disputes

FRANKFURT, Germany  | Volkswagen sees profit rise but warns on trade disputes

FRANKFURT, Germany  — Volkswagen said its earnings rose in the second quarter on record sales and fatter profit margins, but warned that “growing protectionism” is a threat to the globally connected car industry. The automaker based in Wolfsburg, Germany, said Wednesday that profit increased 6.8 percent to 3.31 billion ($3.85 billion) euros, despite a charge … Continue reading FRANKFURT, Germany  | Volkswagen sees profit rise but warns on trade disputes

WASHINGTON | Lagarde urges countries to settle trade disputes, cut debt

WASHINGTON | April 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The head of the International Monetary Fund is urging countries to work out their differences over trade and take advantage of a healthy world economy to reduce debt before the next downturn comes. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde told reporters that “the near-term prospect for the global economy appears … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Lagarde urges countries to settle trade disputes, cut debt