BERLIN, March 11- German exports rose much more than forecast on the month in January and imports surged even more, narrowing the trade surplus, data showed on Tuesday. Figures from the Federal Statistics Office showed seasonally-adjusted exports up 2.2 percent, well above a consensus forecast for a rise of 1.4 percent.» Read More
MUMBAI/ NEW DELHI, Dec 17- India will keep a tight leash on gold imports despite a recent improvement in its trade deficit and lobbying by a bullion industry struggling with high premiums and a supply crunch.
*Data due Wednesday Dec 18 8:50 am JST/ Tuesday Dec 17 2350 GMT. TOKYO, Dec 13- Japan's ongoing trade deficit is expected to head toward a record high in November, a Reuters poll found, a stark reminder of how severely the weak yen drives up the cost of imported fossil fuels.
HONG KONG, Dec 12- China's yuan fell against the dollar on Thursday as investors betting on yuan appreciation moved to take profits toward year-end, while "hot money" inflows appeared to be dampened by Chinese regulators. Traders say the upward trend of the Chinese currency remains intact, however, given China's good economic fundamentals and trade surplus.
*Other euro zone states anxious to sell more to Germany. BERLIN, Dec 9- Germany's trade surplus narrowed in October on a jump in demand for imports from firms and households, while industrial output unexpectedly fell, signalling a mixed start to the fourth quarter for Europe's biggest economy.
Live from Bali at the World Trade Organization conference, CNBC's Lisa Oake says leaders are working on regional deals in case a multilateral trade pact fails.
*Trade deficit narrows to $40.6 billion in October. WASHINGTON, Dec 4- U.S. private-sector hiring rose in November at the fastest clip in a year, opening the door wider for the Federal Reserve to start trimming its bond purchases within the next few months.
*Canada posts modest C $75 million trade surplus. OTTAWA, Dec 4- Canada unexpectedly posted its first trade surplus in 22 months in October but the surprise news was less upbeat than it looked at first, given that both imports and exports fell.
*Private employers add 215,000 jobs in November. *Trade deficit narrows to $40.6 billion in October. WASHINGTON, Dec 4- U.S. private employers hired more workers than expected in November, suggesting the labor market was improving enough for the Federal Reserve to start trimming its bond purchases.
CNBC's Lisa Oake reports live in Bali at the World Trade Organization (WTO) meeting after India's commerce minister called the agricultural deal on the table "half-baked."
Trade ministers are in Bali, Indonesia for the World Trade Organization's ministerial meeting. CNBC's Lisa Oake tells you what to expect.
David Roche, Global Strategist at Independent Strategy and Bob Doll, Chief Equity Strategist at Nuveen Asset Management, discuss the WTO conference in Bali.
As the World Trade Organisation kicks off its meeting in Indonesia's resort island Bali later on Tuesday, CNBC's Lisa Oake looks at what's at stake at this key conference.
BRASILIA, Dec 2- Brazil posted a trade surplus in November that was more than five times expectations, official data showed on Monday, but even so the country remained on track to end the year with its first annual deficit in more than a decade.
Tim Lindsey, Professor of Asia Law at University of Melbourne tells CNBC's Cash Flow that Australia needs to apologize and repair its relationship with Indonesia.
BERLIN, Nov 19- Germany's high current account surplus, which the United States has blamed for hampering the global economy, may fall below the key 6 percent level in 2015, the OECD said on Tuesday.
*Trade deficit widens to $41.8 billion in September. "The reports reveal a slightly weaker path than we expected for exports and claims levels, which has modestly downgraded the outlook for the economy," said Mike Englund, chief economist at Action Economics in Boulder, Colorado.
*Trade deficit widens to $41.8 billion in September. WASHINGTON, Nov 14- The U.S. trade deficit widened more than expected in September as imports rose to their highest level in almost a year, which could probably see third-quarter growth estimates trimmed. The trade gap increased 8.0 percent to $41.8 billion, the largest since May, the Commerce Department said.
*Stress tests show risks to Singapore banks are manageable. SINGAPORE, Nov 14- Singapore needs to narrow its huge current account surplus further and the International Monetary Fund supports the government's plans to raise public spending on infrastructure and social services, the IMF said on Thursday.
*Surplus with United States edges up to C $4.3 billion. OTTAWA, Nov 14- Canada's trade deficit in September dropped by more than half to C $435 million from August as exports grew at a much faster rate than imports, Statistics Canada said on Thursday. Statscan revised August's deficit down to C $1.09 billion from an initial C $1.31 billion.
WASHINGTON, Nov 14- The U.S. trade deficit widened more than expected in September as imports rose to their highest level in almost a year, which could probably see third-quarter growth estimates trimmed. The Commerce Department said on Thursday the trade gap increased 8.0 percent to $41.8 billion, the largest since May.