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  • Motion Picture Association of America boss Dan Glickman talks about Beijing's efforts to crack down on film piracy ahead of the summer Olympics.

  • Gutierrez: US, China Need to Fight Protectionism Thursday, 15 May 2008 | 4:41 AM ET

    The United States and China both need to fend off a troubling rise in economic nationalism in order to keep their economies strong, U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez said on Thursday.

  • NZ Posts Surprise March Trade Deficit, Kiwi Down Tuesday, 29 Apr 2008 | 12:12 AM ET

    New Zealand posted a surprise trade deficit in March, driven by lower dairy exports and higher oil imports, suggesting slower economic growth in the first quarter and sending the currency lower.

  • Where's the Economy Going? Nobel Winners Weigh In Friday, 25 Apr 2008 | 2:32 PM ET

    CNBC's "Squawk Box" hosted a meeting of the minds this morning: Past Nobel Prize winners shared their insight on the future of the markets.

  • K&C Quotables Wednesday, 23 Apr 2008 | 2:56 PM ET

    Some notable quotes from last night's Kudlow & Company: "[If Obama is the Democratic nominee] this is going to be -- ideologically -- the greatest distinction that we’ve had in candidates since the 1980 election when Jimmy Carter ran against Reagan." And much more...

  • ADB: Asia Needs Fiscal Steps, Not Food Export Bans Monday, 21 Apr 2008 | 10:01 PM ET

    Asian governments should avoid export bans to address the rising price of food and instead help the poor with fiscal measures to alleviate the impact, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Tuesday.

  • South Korea Boosts Prospects for US Trade Deal Thursday, 17 Apr 2008 | 9:59 PM ET

    South Korea agreed on Friday to open its market to U.S. beef, boosting prospects for a sweeping trade deal, ahead of a Camp David summit between leaders of the two allies later in the day.

  • CME Finalizes Deal to Buy NYMEX for $9.4 Billion Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | 8:51 AM ET

    CME Group, the world's largest derivatives exchange, Monday forged a definitive agreement to buy energy and precious metals mart NYMEX for about $9.4 billion.

  • China Trade Surplus Falls, Wholesale Inflation Up Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 4:23 AM ET

    China reported a big drop in its trade surplus on Monday as imports surged and exports sagged, but economists were wary of reading too much into the data because of distortions from the timing of the Lunar New Year.

  • South Korea Holds Rates Steady for 7th Month Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 10:48 PM ET

    South Korea's central bank held interest rates steady for a seventh consecutive month on Friday, as widely expected, but economists said rates have probably peaked and may head down from as early as next month.

  • South Korea Feb Exports Top Forecasts, Deficit Dips Sunday, 2 Mar 2008 | 10:06 PM ET

    South Korean February exports rose more than expected over a year before, while the trade deficit shrank sharply from January, alleviating worries a slowing global economy is denting demand for the country's products.

  • A Protectionist Lie Wednesday, 27 Feb 2008 | 12:34 PM ET

    One of the great, unchallenged, political assertions out there right now is that NAFTA costs American jobs. Hill-Bama busied themselves with this protectionist canard during their debate last night. It happens to be nonsense.

  • Romania Will Weather Markets Storm: Minister Thursday, 21 Feb 2008 | 12:34 PM ET
    Romanian Economy and Finance Minister, Varujan Vosganian

    The impact of the turmoil in the international financial markets on Romania is likely to be limited, as the country enjoys robust economic growth and private lending is still at low levels, Economy and Finance Minister Varujan Vosganian told CNBC.com on Thursday.

  • Germany Prepares to Cede Export Crown to China Monday, 18 Feb 2008 | 8:03 PM ET

    China will surpass Germany as the world's biggest exporter of goods this year, German Economy Minister Michael Glos said on Monday.

  • Euro Zone Plunges into Trade Deficit in Dec. Friday, 15 Feb 2008 | 5:37 AM ET

    The euro zone swung into a trade deficit in December as the euro remained strong, with exports flat and imports growing fast, the European Union's statistics office said on Friday.

  • South Korea's Exports Strong, But Deficit Swells Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | 10:06 PM ET

    South Korean exports in January grew more than expected despite a slowing U.S. economy but firmer oil prices pumped the trade deficit up to the biggest in 11 years, data showed on Friday, dealing a blow to the won.

  • Japan Exports Soft, Business Mood Dips Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | 12:35 AM ET

    Exports to the United States have fallen and sentiment among Japanese manufacturers has hit a two-year low, clouding the outlook for Japan's export-reliant economy amid financial market mayhem that has prompted talk of a cut in interest rates.

  • China's Economic Growth Dips in Fourth Quarter Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 | 9:47 PM ET
    Cranes stand on a construction site in front of newly completed apartment buildings in Beijing.

    China's economy grew 11.4% in 2007, the fastest pace in 13 years, but slowed in the final months of the year as global demand weakened and measures to curb inflation and bank lending started to bite.

  • China Replaces US as Japan's Biggest Export Market Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 | 8:53 PM ET
    China Trade

    China overtook the United States as Japan's biggest export destination in 2007 for the first time in modern history, a symbolic move that has softened the impact of a deepening U.S. slowdown on the Japanese economy.

  • Decoupling, Doom & Gloom And Dialectics at Davos Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 | 11:11 AM ET

    While a panel discusses the interdependence of world economies and a lesser reliance on the U.S. consumer to drive growth, the financial and investing gurus in the hall watch stocks tumble on the prospect of a U.S. recession.