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Americas - Economic overview

Natural gas analysis & forecasts February 2019

Limited progress in trade talks between the United States and China will remain a concern for investors.

Washington and Beijing concluded the sixth round of cabinet-level negotiations on trade in January without any tangible outcome. US President Donald Trump has given a deadline of 1 March for the two sides to achieve a deal or the US could impose further tariffs on Chinese imports. The US has so far imposed additional duties on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods, and China has retaliated by implementing tariffs...