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Economic Reports Trade Balance

  • Trump trade agreement pitfalls: Michael Froman

    Michael Froman, former U.S. trade representative, weighs in on the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement and the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

  • The trade figures, released by the Federal Statistics Office on Friday, were another sign that Germany's robust economic upswing is likely to continue following Thursday's news that industrial production rose by more than expected in April. President Donald Trump, who has called Germany's trade and spending policies "very bad" for America.

  • FRANKFURT, June 9- German exports rose more strongly than expected in April and imports posted an even bigger increase, narrowing the trade surplus of Europe's biggest economy, data showed on Friday. Germany's wider current account surplus, which measures the flow of goods, services and investments, plunged to 15.1 billion euros after a revised 31.1 billion...

  • *China May trade data stronger than forecast, picks up from April. *Trade surplus $40.81 bln; surplus with U.S. highest since Nov. BEIJING, June 8- China reported stronger-than-anticipated exports and imports for May despite falling commodity prices, suggesting the economy is holding up better than expected despite rising lending rates and a cooling property...

  • *China May trade data stronger than forecast. *May trade surplus $40.81 bln. BEIJING, June 8- China reported stronger-than-anticipated exports and imports for May despite falling commodity prices, suggesting the economy is holding up better than expected despite rising lending rates and a cooling property market.

  • BEIJING, June 8- China had a $22.0 billion trade surplus with the United States in May, up slightly from $21.34 billion in April, customs data showed on Thursday.

  • BEIJING, June 8- China's May exports rose 8.7 percent from a year earlier, while imports expanded 14.8 percent, both beating analysts' expectations, official data showed on Thursday. That left the country with a trade surplus of $40.81 billion for the month, the General Administration of Customs said. Analysts were expecting China's trade surplus to have widened...

  • June 8- China's exports denominated in yuan rose 15.5 percent in May from a year earlier, the General Administration of Customs said on Thursday. *Yuan-denominated imports rose 22.1 percent year-on-year in May. *That produced a trade balance of +281.60 billion yuan in May.

  • Australia's April trade balance came in at a surplus of A$555 million, narrower than seen

  • I'm more diversified than ever: Larry Bossidy

    Larry Bossidy, former Honeywell CEO, shares his thoughts on the market and where he is investing his money.

  • Tax reform unlikely to be revenue neutral: Larry Bossidy

    Larry Bossidy, former Honeywell CEO, shares his expectations on what tax reform legislation will finally look like.

  • Mexico is not a backdoor for Chinese imports: Mexico's Guajardo

    Ildefonso Guajardo, Mexico's economy secretary, talks trade and renegotiating term of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

  • RASTATT, Germany, June 2- German car and truck manufacturer Daimler said its plans to expand manufacturing at a plant in Alabama predates U.S. He used Twitter this week to attack Germany partly for its trade policies, flagging the United States' "massive trade deficit with Germany." Last year, around 545,000 cars were shipped from Germany to the United States, German...

  • TORONTO, June 2- The Canadian dollar was little changed against its broadly weaker U.S. counterpart on Friday, recovering from an earlier two-week low as data showing a rise in Canada's exports offset the impact of slumping oil prices. Prices of oil, one of Canada's major exports, fell to a three-week low on worries that U.S. Canada's trade deficit in April narrowed...

  • Statistics Canada said on Friday that the April trade deficit narrowed to C $370 million as exports outpaced imports for a second straight month on shipments of motor vehicles and parts. After struggling for years to adjust to sharply lower prices of crude oil, Canada's economy appears finally to be on a sustainable path to recovery. "The Bank of Canada has been...

  • OTTAWA, June 2- Canada's trade deficit in April narrowed to C $370 million as exports outpaced imports for a second month in a row to hit a new record high on shipments of motor vehicles and parts, Statistics Canada said on Friday. Exports to the United States, which accounted for 75.7 percent of all Canadian exports in April, soared by 5.4 percent while imports grew...

  • BERLIN, June 1- The euro exchange rate is too low for the German economy's competitiveness and Germany's trade surplus would be only half as large without the European Central Bank's loose monetary policy, the German Finance Minister said on Thursday. "Moreover, our current account surplus, which is really the source of the international debate, has to do with an...

  • BERLIN, May 31- Germany's DIHK Chambers of Commerce on Wednesday raised its forecast for exports to the United States for 2017 despite widespread concerns about protectionism since Donald Trump became president. Trump has repeatedly criticised Germany's large trade surplus and on Tuesday he tweeted that Germany's trade and spending policies were "very...

  • BEIJING, May 31- China's trade deficit in services narrowed to $18.3 billion in April from $22.1 billion in March, the foreign exchange regulator said on Wednesday.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump arrive for a group photo at a G7 summit on May 26, 2017 in Taormina, Italy.

    The president's angry tweets about Germany's "unfair" trade practices could leave the U.S. as the odd man out in the global economy.