Trade Minister

Trade Minister

A general term for a government official responsible for international trade. The trade minister may negotiate trade agreements, advise the administration on trade policy, and promote the country's products on the world stage. The trade minister may be a cabinet level official, but this is not always the case.
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Iraqi authorities have called for the arrest of Trade Minister Milas Mohammed Abdul Kareem and his brother following a corruption investigation, judicial spokesman Abdul-Sattar al-Birqdar said on Sunday.
The removal of civil service minister Guy Brice Parfait Kolelas and trade minister Claudine Munari was announced late on Monday.
Canadian International Trade Minister Ed Fast has announced that Canada is intending to offer $52 million to Ukraine to support a horde of projects.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Trade Minister Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh said Tehran and Ankara may start using national currencies in their bilateral trade and economic transactions in the near future.
The ministers met in Sydney for the latest round of talks among the world's leading economies, with Australia's Trade Minister Andrew Robb saying all nations were still committed to the Bali agreement struck in December.
YENy DELHy (CyHAN)- Turkey's trade minister Nihat Zeybekci today met his India's counterpart Anand Sharma in New Delhi to boost bilateral trade and economy of both the countries.
Diplomatic efforts have geared up behind closed doors, with Indonesian Trade Minister Gita Wirjawan, the chair of the talks, saying he and Azevedo were seeking to broker an agreement between India and the United States.
Summary: Caretaker Economy and Trade Minister Nicolas Nahas emphasized Tuesday the importance of bolstering cooperation between the ministry and the insurance industry in order to improve the sector's performance in the near future.
Glasgow-born Ian Livingston will step down as chief executive of BT in September to join the Government as a trade minister.
Baghdad (NINA) - Trade Minister, Khairalla Babiker, discussed with his French Minister of Foreign Trade, Nicole Bricq, economic relations between Iraq and France and the two sides desire to develop them.
BIF to open next month, trade minister BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: The 39 session of Baghdad International Fair will commence at the beginning of the next month, trade minister Kheiralla Babakr announced here today.
Trade minister Yukio Edano suggested Friday he will not hold a bilateral meeting with his South Korean counterpart on the sidelines of a ministerial conference of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum to be held in Russia in early September, amid escalating diplomatic tensions between the two countries.