Economic Reports Trade Balance

  • Aramco (Saudi national oil company) offshore oil rig 'Marjan 2' in the Persian Gulf.

    The slump in energy prices means oil-producing countries face a “clear need” to diversify their economies and improve competitiveness, WEF says.

  • BEIJING, Sept 27- China's trade deficit in services widened to $25.4 billion in August from $22.5 billion in July, the foreign exchange regulator said on Tuesday. August's deficit was largely due to a $23.2 billion spending gap between the Chinese, who splurge more abroad than foreign tourists in China, data from the State Administration of Foreign Exchange...

  • Thailand Economy

    Investors are pouring their money into the Thai market because of the baht's stability, explains CIMB's Kasem Prunratanamala.

  • Former President Bill Clinton sits down with CNBC's Becky Quick the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting in New York on Sept. 20, 2016.

    "Squawk Box's" Becky Quick talks with former President Bill Clinton about the likelihood of possible job losses from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, and where he thinks corporate tax rates should fall.

  • TOKYO— Japan's trade balance slipped into deficit in August, for the first time in three months, as a stronger yen sapped exports, the Finance Ministry reported Wednesday. The news could add to pressure on Japan's central bank to announce fresh monetary policy measures to stimulate growth at a meeting that ends Wednesday. Exports to China in August fell nearly 9...

  • *Trade balance swings to deficit of 18.7 billion yen. TOKYO, Sept 21- Japan's exports fell in August for a 11th consecutive month due to the yen strength and sluggish overseas demand, in a sign that an export-reliant economy may struggle to accelerate in the current quarter. Ministry of Finance data showed on Wednesday that exports fell 9.6 percent in the year to...

  • TOKYO, Sept 21- Japan's exports fell 9.6 percent in August from a year earlier, posting an 11th straight month of decline, Ministry of Finance data showed on Wednesday, underscoring sluggish external demand. The fall compares with a 4.8 percent decrease expected by economists in a Reuters poll. The trade balance swung to a deficit of 18.7 billion yen, versus the...

  • Protectionism deplorable in the US: Paulson

    Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson, shares his thoughts on trade relations.

  • U.S. Capitol building Washington

    Economic stimulus should be executed without creating excessive trade deficits and increasing the U.S.'s large net foreign liabilities.

  • Must Read: Say 'yes' to TPP

    The "Worldwide Exchange" crew discusses some of the morning's top attention-grabbing headlines, including a Wall Street Journal piece written by John Kasich titled, "A vote against trade is a vote against growth," and Charles Krauthammer's Washington Post article titled, "Hillary sharpens, Trump softens. He's rising, she's falling."

  • NEW DELHI, Sept 15- India's trade deficit narrowed slightly in August, data showed on Thursday, a move that will strengthen the government's case for rejecting exporters' calls for a competitive boost through a rupee devaluation. India's gold imports fell for a seventh straight month in August to $1.1 billion as sluggish demand and record high discounts...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 15- The U.S. current account deficit narrowed in the second quarter as exports and income from abroad rose, government data showed on Thursday. The Commerce Department said the current account deficit, which measures the flow of goods, services and investments into and out of the country, fell to $119.9 billion from an upwardly revised $131.8...

  • Export prices down 0.8% in August

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on trade, and CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight.

  • A torrent of data from China and India due this week will offer insights into the health of Asia's fastest-growing economies.

  • LIMA, Sept 8- Peru registered a $484 million trade surplus in July, the country's biggest since December 2013, as copper exports surged 81 percent year-on-year and imports dropped 13 percent, the central bank said on Thursday. July 2016 July 2015 Balance+ $484 mln- $317 mln. Exports $3.245 bln $2.850 bln Imports $2.760 bln $3.167 bln.

  • BEIJING, Sept 8- China's August exports fell by 2.8 percent from a year earlier, less than markets had expected, while imports unexpectedly rose 1.5 percent, official data showed on Thursday. That left the country with a trade surplus of $52.05 billion for the month, the General Administration of Customs said. China's exports have struggled for over a year amid...

  • BEIJING, Sept 8-* China's exports denominated in yuan rose 5.9 percent in August from the same period a year earlier, the General Administration of Customs said on Thursday. *Yuan-denominated imports rose 10.8 percent. *That produced a trade surplus of 346 billion yuan.

  • A Chinese hostess walks beside imported boxes of cigarettes at the duty free of Beijing Airport, on April 30, 2016

    Weakening exports continued to dog the world's second-largest economy in August but imports were a bright spot.

  • BERLIN, Sept 6- Germany's current account surplus will likely hit a new record of $310 billion in 2016, overtaking that of China again to become the world's largest, the Munich- based Ifo economic institute said on Tuesday. Brussels and Washington have urged Berlin to lift domestic demand and imports to help reduce global economic imbalances and fuel global...

  • TORONTO, Sept 6- Smaller Canadian technology companies making products like robotics, drones and high-tech thermostats are proving to be some of the biggest winners as the country's recently struggling non-commodity export sector shows signs of revival. Data released on Friday showed Canada's trade deficit in July unexpectedly shrank on stronger...