Economic Reports Trade Balance

  • BEIJING, Nov 8- China's exports and imports fell more than expected in October, adding to doubts about how long a recent pick-up in economic activity can be sustained. That left the country with a trade surplus of $49.06 billion for the month, the General Administration of Customs said, versus forecasts of $51.70 billion, and September's $41.99 billion.

  • BEIJING, Nov 8- China's October exports fell 7.3 percent from a year earlier, while imports shrank 1.4 percent, both declining more than expected, official data showed on Tuesday. That left the country with a trade surplus of $49.06 billion for the month, the General Administration of Customs said. The trade surplus was forecast to have expanded to $51.70 billion...

  • BEIJING, Nov 8- China's October exports fell 7.3 percent from a year earlier, while imports shrank 1.4 percent, both declining more than expected, official data showed on Tuesday. That left the country with a trade surplus of $49.06 billion for the month, the General Administration of Customs said. The trade surplus was forecast to have expanded to $51.70 billion...

  • BEIJING, Nov 8- China's exports denominated in yuan fell 3.2 percent in October from the same period a year earlier, the General Administration of Customs said on Tuesday. *Yuan-denominated imports rose 3.2 percent. *That produced a trade surplus of 325.25 billion yuan.

  • While the U.S. election is set to hog the limelight this week, investors will likely take some time analyze key Chinese data.

  • OTTAWA, Nov 4- Canada posted a record trade deficit of C $4.1 billion in September but the figure was boosted by the one-off import of machinery for an oil project, Statistics Canada said on Friday. Exports to the United States, which accounted for 74.4 percent of all Canadian exports in September, fell by 0.6 percent while imports dropped by 1.1 percent.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 4- The U.S. trade deficit fell to a more than 1-1/ 2 year low in September amid rising exports, but a slump in imports pointed to slowing domestic demand. The Commerce Department said on Friday the trade gap narrowed 9.9 percent to $36.4 billion, the smallest since February 2015. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast the trade gap decreasing to...

  • BEIJING, Nov 4- China's third-quarter current account surplus was equivalent to 2.5 pct of GDP, which is a reasonable level, the country's foreign exchange regulator said on Friday.

  • BRASILIA, Nov 1- Brazil recorded a trade surplus of $2.346 billion in October, government data showed on Tuesday, the biggest surplus posted for that month since 2011, but narrower than the $3.8 billion surplus recorded in September. Exports totaled $13.721 billion and imports $11.375 billion. Brazil's trade surplus so far this year has risen to $38.5 billion,...

  • TPP trade deal not dead yet: Michael Froman

    Michael Froman, U.S. trade representative, discusses why there is still time to see movement on one of President Obama's signature issues - the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement.

  • BEIJING, Oct 28- China's trade deficit in services narrowed to $23.3 billion in September from $25.4 billion in August, the foreign exchange regulator said on Friday. September's deficit was largely due to a $20.5 billion gulf between foreign tourists and Chinese, who splurge more abroad than foreign travelers in China, data from the State Administration of...

  • BEIJING, Oct 28- China's trade deficit in services narrowed to $23.3 billion in September from $25.4 billion in August, the foreign exchange regulator said on Friday. September's deficit was largely due to a $20.5 billion gulf between foreign tourists and Chinese, who splurge more abroad than foreign travelers in China, data from the State Administration of...

  • September trade deficit -$56.08 billion

    Jim Iuorio, CNBC contributor takes a look at the better-than-expected trade number.

  • BUENOS AIRES, Oct 25- Argentina posted a trade surplus of $361 million in September versus a deficit of $357 million in the same month last year, the government's statistics office said on Tuesday.

  • TOKYO, Oct 24- Japanese government bonds were mostly down on Monday in quiet trade ahead of a 20- year sale. On Tuesday, the Ministry of Finance will auction 1.1 trillion yen of 20 year JGBs, followed by a sale of 2- year notes on Thursday. Data issued early on Monday showed Japan's trade balance at a surplus of 498.3 billion yen, versus the median estimate of a 341.8...

  • TOKYO, Oct 24- Japanese government bonds were mostly down on Monday in quiet trade ahead of a 20- year sale. On Tuesday, the Ministry of Finance will auction 1.1 trillion yen of 20 year JGBs, followed by a sale of 2- year notes on Thursday. Data issued early on Monday showed Japan's trade balance at a surplus of 498.3 billion yen, versus the median estimate of a 341.8...

  • TOKYO, Oct 24- Japan's exports fell 6.9 percent in September from a year earlier, down for a 12th straight month, Ministry of Finance data showed on Monday, in a sign of sluggish external demand. The result compares with the median forecast for a 10.4 percent fall in a Reuters poll of economists, and follows a 9.6 percent decline in August. The trade balance swung to a...

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21- Malaysia is banking on domestic demand and a recovery in global commodities prices to help it grow slightly faster in 2017 and reduce its large budget deficit. The government projects that Southeast Asia's third-largest economy should grow 4-5 percent next year. Malaysia's current account surplus is expected to shrink further-...

  • MUMBAI, Oct 20- India's overseas purchases of gold likely hit a nine-month high in October, as a flip in domestic prices to a premium prompted banks and refiners to resume imports ahead of the festival season, industry officials told Reuters. While higher purchases could widen India's trade deficit given bullion accounts for a major chunk of its imports, they...

  • PARIS, Oct 18- France's northern port of Rouen usually bustles in October with wheat-laden ships destined for distant markets but the worst harvest in three decades means there is no chance this year of a trade boost from one of its most reliable exports. France's overall trade balance has retreated from a record deficit reached in 2011, fuelled by the fall in...