Trump studying new auto tariffs after General Motors restructuring

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman left and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman left and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin

Trump canceled a formal sit-down with Putin at the summit over Moscow's seizure of Ukrainian vessels.

Ahead of his visit to Argentina, the president said he would discuss with Trump the Manbij issue, a matter which continues to be an obstacle in the reconciliation of strained relations between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies despite a deal made for cooperation.

Reports on November 29 out of Washington that China-hawk Peter Navarro will be present during the meeting, and Trump's own statements before boarding the plane to Argentina, suggest that an amicable outcome from the meeting between the two leaders may be increasingly unlikely.

"In the last few years, current multilateral mechanisms, including the G-20, have come under fire because of social, political and economic shifts within each country and across the globe", said Mr Macri at the opening of the summit, which Argentina is hosting as this year's G-20 president.

An unorthodox solution has emerged: because of resistance from the Trump administration, an official in the French president's office said the statement may use language which sets the U.S. apart.

The dinner scheduled for Saturday evening has been cast as a key encounter that could help the two leaders ease the trade tensions, or it could end in stalemate.

He indicated that the global challenges require global solutions, and at the same time said consensus "cannot be reached overnight" and they are processes "with its ups and downs" that continue beyond the summit.

When President Donald Trump sits down for dinner Saturday with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, their table talk will undoubtedly have a global impact.

"I think they want to, and I think we'd like to".

Trump counted a victory Friday for his brash trade stance as the United States, Canada and Mexico signed a new trade deal, a successor to the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Mexico vows to deport USA border-rushers
Most of the migrants stumbled back into camp in the northwestern Mexican city of Tijuana, dirty, scared and with ripped clothes. Irineo Mujica has traveled with the migrants for weeks as a representative of the aid group Pueblo Sin Fronteras.

Oil markets will also be closely watching a bilateral meeting between Putin and Crown Prince Mohammed on Saturday afternoon for any sign of a breakthrough in a deal for Russian Federation to participate in a production cut by the OPEC oil cartel next month.

BMW Group Chairman and CEO Harald Krueger on Tuesday told reporters that his company could consider a second plant in the U.S. It now runs an assembly plant in SC, and will officially open a factory in Mexico next year.

" The French presidency said that Macron spoke to the prince about the killing of Khashoggi and the Saudi-led offensive in Yemen, where millions are on the brink of starvation in what the United Nations calls the world's worst humanitarian crisis".

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir discussed the need for progress in the investigation into slain journalist's brutal killing and dismemberment during talks in Buenos Aires on Friday, the US State Department said in a statement.

Trump said there had been some positive signs.

Mr Morrison will also begin with a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss the $50 billion contract being negotiated with a French state-owned company to build Australia's newest submarine fleet.

The leaders received a grand and warm welcome upon arrival in Buenos Aires. If we can make a deal that'd be good.

Trump has thrown out the traditional U.S. playbook on free trade since his shock 2016 election, vowing to protect forgotten workers and put "America First".

The three countries agreed a deal in principle to govern their trillion dollars of mutual trade after a year and a half of contentious talks concluded with a late-night bargain just an hour before a deadline on September 30.

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