• Oversupply Is Key Issue in Shipping Industry     Thursday, 15 Dec 2011 | 7:45 PM ET

    Andrew Chiang, Regional Head - Shipping, Offshore & Logistics at DnB NOR says long-term prospects for the shipping industry remain positive, though he is concerned about the issue of oversupply.

  • The Coming Collapse of China     Thursday, 15 Dec 2011 | 5:30 PM ET

    Gordon Chang, Author of "The Coming Collapse of China" is skeptical about China's growth and says its rising export numbers do not make sense.

  • Crisis Threatens to Increase Protectionism: WTO Thursday, 15 Dec 2011 | 3:14 AM ET

    The economic crisis threatens to increase protectionism as governments think more on a national than an international level, Pascal Lamy, Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) told CNBC Thursday.

  • The Path of Least Resistance for the Euro Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011 | 1:23 PM ET

    The euro is down 2.6% in just two days - a huge move for a currency - and this strategist sees more weakness ahead. With the euro nosing below the 1.30 level against the dollar, is the worst over?

  • Look to Telecom & Tech     Monday, 12 Dec 2011 | 1:38 PM ET

    The current state of the economy and "5 stars worth of advice" regarding the euro debt crisis, inflation, and technology stocks, with Rich Weiss, American Century Investments sr. portfolio manager.

  • China's Hu Vows to Pursue More Balanced Trade Sunday, 11 Dec 2011 | 7:45 PM ET
    Chinese President Hu Jintao

    China’s president, Hu Jintao, on Sunday pledged an “even more active” opening up of the country’s economy and a renewed commitment to free trade as he sought to respond to concerns over apparent reform fatigue in Beijing and a deteriorating global economy. The Financial Times reports.

  • 10 years after China joined the World Trade Organization (WTO), the country continues to be the focus of tensions over its trade policies and currency.

  • Euro Lifts as Euro Leaders Keep Hope Alive Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 8:14 AM ET

    European leaders talk, China creates an investment fund - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • A worker operates machines for making yarn at a textile factory in Huaibei, east China's Anhui province.

    The U.S. economy may still be struggling to recover from a recession that began three years ago, but there is a silver lining. According to business consulting firm AlixPartners, a weak dollar and rising wages in China have helped U.S. manufacturers close the competitiveness gap with their Chinese counterparts for the first time since 2007.

  • Asia Cannot Escape Euro Crisis     Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 10:10 PM ET

    Tomo Kinoshita, Chief Economist Asia ex-Japan at Nomura International, says falling exports to Europe, and a subsequent inventory destocking, will cause a painful slowdown in Asia next year.

  • John Tang, China strategist, UBS and Chris Kimber, Managing Director, Wealth Management at Fat Prophets, discuss what China must do to maintain 8% growth over the next 5 years.

  • Deepanshu Bagchee on Asia-Pacific Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 2:33 PM ET

    Housing slumps but stocks jump in China, a reversal for Japanese bond yields and deficit problems dog India.

  • Rein: Obama Is Provoking China Into a Trade War Monday, 28 Nov 2011 | 9:12 PM ET

    President Obama's recent hard line against China could lead to a trade war.

  • A Chinese worker walks near the solar modules of a newly installed 100MW photovoltaic on-grid power project in Dunhuang of China's northwest Gansu Province.

    Chinese solar panel makers plan to shift some of their production to South Korea, Taiwan and the United States in hopes of defusing a trade case pending against them in Washington, according to industry executives. The New York Times reports.

  • Tough Decisions Face China as Global Woes Grow Sunday, 20 Nov 2011 | 10:25 PM ET
    Jin Mao Tower and the Shanghai World Financial Center, in Shanghai.

    As global growth worries are coming to a head, China's policymakers are increasingly facing a tough choice: whether to get serious about ending their long-reliance on exports to power gross domestic product (GDP).

  • China Construction Bank to Open Subsidiary in Brazil Sunday, 20 Nov 2011 | 9:00 PM ET

    China Construction Bank is in talks to buy a bank in Brazil amid plans to open a subsidiary in Latin America’s biggest economy, according to officials and people familiar with the matter. The FT reports.

  • U.S. Business Activity in Iraq Picks Up Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 2:02 PM ET
    Flag of Iraq

    With Iraq continuing to recover after years of war, American firms are increasingly looking to tap the country’s vast business potential.

  • Indonesia Studying Trade Partnership     Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 12:40 AM ET

    Gita Wirjawan, Indonesia's Minister of Trade talks about the prospects and challenges of the U.S.-initiated Trans-Pacific Partnership.

  • British Pound Could Take a Pounding: Strategist Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 9:36 PM ET
    Tower Bridge and City of London financial district

    The crisis in Europe means tough times ahead for the British pound, this strategist says.

  • Euro Slips, Eastern European Currencies Feel Its Pain Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 9:19 AM ET

    Bank of England goes downbeat, and Eastern European currencies get punished - it's time for your FX Fix.