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Economic Reports Trade Balance

  • BUENOS AIRES, March 28- Argentina registered a trade deficit of $122 million in February, the statistics agency Indec said on Tuesday, compared to a surplus of $110 million a year earlier. Exports totaled $3.89 billion in February, down 6.2 percent from a year earlier, while imports fell 0.6 percent to $4.01 billion. The agency also revised its January trade...

  • BUENOS AIRES, March 28- Argentina registered a trade deficit of $122 million in February, the statistics agency Indec said on Tuesday, compared to a surplus of $110 million a year earlier. Exports totaled $3.89 billion in February, down 6.2 percent from a year earlier, while imports fell 0.6 percent to $4.01 billion. The agency also revised its January trade...

  • WASHINGTON, March 28- U.S. consumer confidence surged to a more than 16- year high in March amid growing labor market optimism while the goods trade deficit narrowed sharply in February, indicating the economy was regaining momentum after faltering at the start of the year. "We think that real consumption will firm moving forward," said Daniel Silver, an economist...

  • WASHINGTON, March 28- U.S. consumer confidence surged to a more than 16- year high in March amid growing labor market optimism while the goods trade deficit narrowed sharply in February, suggesting the economy was regaining momentum after faltering at the start of the year. "With confidence upbeat and several other signals related to consumer spending in...

  • WASHINGTON, March 28- The U.S. goods trade deficit narrowed sharply in February, and inventories increased, which could prompt economists to raise their estimates for first-quarter gross domestic product. The Commerce Department said in its advance economic indicators report on Tuesday that the goods deficit fell 5.9 percent to $64.8 billion last month as a...

  • MEXICO CITY, March 27- The third increase in factory exports in four months helped narrow Mexico's trade deficit with the rest of the world in February, according to official data, in a fresh sign the economy was weathering the initial shock of Donald Trump's U.S. presidential win. Adjusted for seasonal swings, Mexico posted a trade deficit of $398 million, down...

  • BEIJING, March 27- China's trade deficit in services narrowed to $17.6 billion in February from $20.9 billion in January, the foreign exchange regulator said on Monday. February's deficit was largely due to a $15.7 billion gulf in spending between foreign tourists and the Chinese, who splurge more abroad than visitors in China, data from the State...

  • U.S. President Donald Trump (R) holds a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House on March 17, 2017.

    The four economies that accounted for 81 percent of America's trade deficit last year sold $943.3 billion more goods than they bought.

  • BRASILIA, March 23- Brazil's Central Bank forecast a larger current account deficit for this year of $30 billion on Friday, compared to a previous projection of $28 billion, as it expects more spending by Brazilians abroad and higher profit remittances by multinational companies. Brazil's current account deficit widened more than expected in February to...

  • The state of US-Mexico relations

    It's a positive development that President Trump has not been talking about who will pay for the border wall, notes Carlos Gutierrez of the Albright Stonebridge Group.

  • BEIJING, March 23- China's General Administration of Customs published the revised trade data for February on Thursday:. *China February dollar-denominated exports fell 1.3 percent versus a year ago, unchanged from preliminary trade data. *China reported a trade deficit of $9.15 billion in February, unchanged from preliminary trade data.

  • The new U.S. administration has accused Germany of exploiting a weak euro to gain a trade advantage and called for bilateral discussions to reduce the $65 billion U.S. trade deficit with Germany. The finance ministry said in its monthly report that rising private consumption, an eventual normalisation of the European Central Bank's expansionary monetary...

  • FRANKFURT, March 22- Protectionist trade policies may increase, rather than reduce, a country's trade deficit, the European Central Bank said in a study on Wednesday, just days after finance chiefs of the world's top 20 economies dropped their pledge for open trade. The White House also wants to revisit some of its trade relationships, including with key partners...

  • FRANKFURT, March 22- Protectionist trade policies may increase, rather than reduce, a country's trade deficit, the European Central Bank said in a study on Wednesday, just days after finance chiefs of the world's top 20 economies dropped their pledge for open trade. The White House also wants to revisit some of its trade relationships, including with key partners...

  • FRANKFURT, March 22- Protectionist trade policies may increase, rather than reduce, a country's trade deficit, the European Central Bank said in a study on Wednesday, just days after finance chiefs of the world's top 20 economies dropped their pledge for open trade. The White House also wants to revisit some of its trade relationships, including with key partners...

  • FRANKFURT, March 22- Protectionist trade policies may increase, rather than reduce, a country's trade deficit, the European Central Bank said in a study on Wednesday, just days after finance chiefs of the world's top 20 economies dropped their pledge for open trade. The White House also wants to revisit some of its trade relationships, including with key partners...

  • TOKYO, March 22- Japan's exports grew the most in more than two years in February, rebounding from a Lunar New Year slowdown in January, as a widening trade surplus with the United States potentially raises tensions in the face of rising U.S. protectionism. Exports to the United States rose 0.4 percent in February from a year ago, largely from bigger shipments of...

  • TOKYO, March 22- Japan's exports grew the most in more than two years in February, rebounding from a Lunar New Year slowdown in January, as a widening trade surplus with the United States potentially raises tensions in the face of rising U.S. protectionism. Any rise in Japan's trade surplus with the United States could be a cause of concern for Japanese...

  • TOKYO, March 22- Japan's exports grew 11.3 percent year-on-year in February, led by shipments of car parts and electronics parts to Asia, taking the seasonally-adjusted trade surplus to 680.3 billion yen-- the highest since April 2010, Ministry of Finance data on showed on Wednesday. Japan's exports to the United States, a key market for Japanese products, rose 0.4...

  • Japan's exports rose 11.3 percent in February from a year earlier.