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After NAFTA: New Trade Opportunities for Mexico

Daniel Kapellmann | Whereas it took some 10 years to negotiate and enforce a mechanism to strengthen commercial bonds between Canada, the United States and Mexico, today, after 23 years in existence, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) may be overrun in just a couple of months.



china coal production

Coal Production Controls Not on Horizon

Fran Wang via Caixin | China signaled it isn’t ready to reimpose restrictions on coal production, following price spikes several weeks ago when rumors surfaced that the central government might revive supply-reducing curbs.





Caixabank's eyes DB's subsidiary

Caixabank eyeing Deutsche Bank’s Spanish business

Caixabank has informed Deutsche Bank’s management team of its interest in the German bank’s Spanish subsidiary in the event of a sale. The approach was made in 2016, before Deutsche Bank reached an agreement with the US Department of Justice to reduce the fine for selling “subprime” mortgages to $7.2 billion