1. The United States and Saudi Arabia can strike on Iran
2. Washington and Beijing are preparing for a new round of trade negotiations
3. The United States may impose duties on European goods
4. The dollar maintained its dominant position in the foreign exchange market
Addressing the UN Security Council, the US representative Kelly Kraft said that the responsibility for the attack on Saudi Arabia carries Iran. Evidence of involvement in the Yemeni rebels there. Previously, individual news sources reported that the United States has information about what Iran has created the conditions for strikes against targets refinery in Saudi Arabia. Now Riyadh and Washington are considering options for response. Donald Trump has signaled that the probability of strikes on Iran has increased considerably.
According to reports China's Ministry of Commerce on Wednesday in Washington to send a delegation to prepare for a new round of negotiations at the ministerial level, scheduled for October. Lead the negotiating team will be Deputy Minister of Finance Liao Ming
On Monday, European Commissioner Cecilia Malmström announced that the United States can impose new trade tariffs on goods from Europe in response to the EU subsidies by Airbus. According to Malmström administration Trump does not want to resolve the long-running dispute. It is expected that on 30 September the WTO will announce the amount to be paid by the European Union on the US complaint.
According to information published on the eve of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the US dollar remains the world's dominant currency, and in recent years has strengthened its position in the market. Three years ago, the share of transactions with the dollar accounted for 87.6%. According to new information the US dollar is involved in 88.3% of all transactions. The share of the euro in the same period increased from 31.4% to 32.3%. The percentage of the Japanese yen over three years has decreased from 17.3% to 16.8%, by a decline in transactions with the pair USD / JPY.
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