Following a green light from elected negotiators working on the proposal, the UAW GM National Council will vote on Thursday to determine whether union officials will recommend the agreement for a full UAW-GM membership vote. 1 USA automaker and the union have agreed to terms on most issues but were finalizing the wording on some matters, said the people, who asked not to be identified as the talks were ongoing.
Asked if the government is discussing a revised political declaration with the EU, Barclay said: "Yes we are". Hopes that a deal might be thrashed out at the October 17-18 European Union summit drove sterling to its best week since 2017 last week.
The U.S. also raised tariffs on Turkish steel exports from 25% back to 50%, where they were in May, and suspended talks over a U.S. -Turkey trade deal. A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle descends after receiving fuel from a KC-10 Extender, assigned to the 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, out of Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, above an undisclosed location, September 1, 2019.
United States President Donald Trump heralded a breakthrough in US-China trade negotiations and markets rallied at the end of last week over a de-escalation in tensions between the world's two biggest economies. China wants further talks as soon as the end of October to hammer out the details of the "phase one" trade deal touted by Donald Trump before Xi Jinping agrees to sign it, according to people familiar with the matter.
On Sunday, the World Bank in its latest edition of the South Asia Economic Focus said India's growth rate is projected to fall to 6 per cent in 2019 from 6.9 per cent of 2018. Faced with a slowdown in several sectors of the economy, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had announced a number of policy measures to support a recovery including slashing the corporate tax rate and a rollback of surcharges on foreign portfolio investors.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said that he is puzzled by the worldwide media's focus on the protests in Hong Kong, while it ignores the "dire human rights crisis" in "Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir". Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will arrive in Pakistan on a two-day visit on October 23, diplomatic sources said Thursday. Forget about Kashmir.