* Mandates for industrial tariffs, conformity assessments
* Mandates need to be approved by EU countries
* July accord was on zero tariffs for non-auto industrial goods (Adds U.S. trade deficit goal, EU parliament criticism)
By Philip Blenkinsop
BRUSSELS, Jan 18 (Reuters) - The European Union is willing to discuss car tariffs but will not remove duties on farm products in trade talks with the United States, its trade chief said on Friday, setting it on a possible collision course with Washington.
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China brushes off outrage over death sentence, Canada fires back
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WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley said on Wednesday that Congress will not grant any expansion of President Donald Trump's executive authority over tariff and other trade remedies.
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By Chris Prentice
WASHINGTON, Dec 14 (Reuters) - U.S. farm, automaker and food and beverage groups pressed the Trump administration on Friday to ensure that any new trade talks with the European Union lead to an increase in their access to EU markets with less red tape.
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By Caroline Stauffer and Nicolás Misculin
BUENOS AIRES, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Many delegates from the world's 20 largest economies arrived at a summit in Argentina this week determined to clinch an agreement to reform the global trade system, pushed to a breaking point by tensions between the United States and China.
To do so, they had to bow to U.S. and Chinese demands to drop some of the pledges that have become hallmarks of the Group of 20 industrialized nations, which represents two-thirds of the global population.
* Oil jumps around 5 pct, soybeans hit multi-month peak
* Steel, iron ore prices in China rise by their upside limit
By Naveen Thukral
SINGAPORE, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Oil and steel prices surged on Monday, leading an across-the-board rally in commodities after the United States and China agreed a 90-day truce in their trade conflict, in a reprieve for the global economy and financial markets.