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The European Union on Friday launched a challenge against Argentina's import restrictions at the World Trade Organization, calling the Latin American country's trading and investment system "protectionist and nationalistic."
China stocks are set for more rangebound trading on Friday, as investors continued to grapple with global and domestic economic uncertainties.
The world has "hopefully" gotten through the worst in terms of what some analysts have called "currency wars," according to Chad P. Bown, senior economist at the World Bank's Development Research Group, Trade and International Integration.
Pascal Lamy, the World Trade Organization's Director General, told CNBC on Monday that in his opinion Asian banks have stepped in to fill the gap left by European banks in the trade finance market.
The situation in the euro zone has become so bleak that it is giving rise to rumors the euro will be tied to the dollar at close to parity, a dramatic fall, which would have severe implications for the US and China. The Financial Times reports.
CNBC's Rick Santelli shares perspective on open jobs that are hard to fill and the private sector's responsibility to train workers.
Chinese and U.S. leaders said Friday that they had made important progress on a range of economic issues, with China Prime Minister Wen Jiabao saying the agreement had included “some important breakthroughs.”
India has diversified its exports to make up for the fall in demand from the developed world since the global financial crisis hit, and the nation remains an attractive destination for foreign investors despite controversy surrounding its recent tax legislation, India’s Minister of Commerce and Industry, Anand Sharma told CNBC on Tuesday.
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Arthur Cashin, UBS Financial Services, reflects on his time at Paine Webber, as it celebrates its listing 40 years ago.
Joe Fuller, Co-Founder & CEO, Monitor Group says there is no end in sight for Europe's debt troubles. Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research, HSBC joins in the discussion.
The Euro will fall to $1.25 by June, says Willie Williams, Societe Generale director of institutional derivative sales. Williams is expecting a stronger dollar in coming sessions.
Even as U.S. President Barack Obama looks set to sign into law a piece of legislation targeting "unfair" trade practices from China, speculation of a trade war brewing between the two countries is unwarranted, according to Brian Jackson, Senior Emerging Markets Strategist at the Royal Bank of Canada in Hong Kong.
A new agreement widening access in China to films from around the world, effectively guarantees, at least for the foreseeable future, that only Hollywood’s most fantastic enterprises will be admitted to China on a favored basis, since those dominate the premium formats specified in the trade deal.
Japan logged a record trade deficit in January, government data showed on Monday, the clearest evidence to date of pain from a firm yen, a global slowdown and rising fuel imports needed to offset declining use of nuclear power.
The world’s top oil exporter, Saudi Arabia, appears to have cut both its oil production and export in December, according to the latest update by the Joint Organizations Data Initiative (JODI), an official source of oil production, consumption and export data.
A Chinese trade delegation signed agreements with U.S. grain companies on Wednesday to buy 8.62 million metric tons of soybeans from the United States and will ink more deals on Thursday for a record-setting purchase topping 12 million metric tons.
When you look at the surge in hiring for the auto industry in the U.S. one factor overlooked is the fact America has become a huge auto exporter.
Friday, the Commerce Department is expected to report the deficit on international trade in goods and services was $47.8 billion in December, unchanged from November.
Japan's current account surplus shrank sharply last year to its smallest in 15 years as weak exports and surging fuel imports resulted in a rare trade deficit, raising worries about the country's declining ability to fund its huge public debt with domestic savings.