Economic Reports Trade Balance

  • Larry Bossidy's three wishes for next year

    Larry Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman and CEO, provides his wish list for 2017, including three percent economic growth.

  • Trump's approach to China

    Kevin Rudd, Asia Society Policy Institute, discusses Donald Trump's series of tweets slamming China about its currency and military policy.

  • Trump tweet warns companies about moving overseas

    Derek Scissors, American Enterprise Institute, discusses Donald Trump's comments about placing a 35% tariff on companies that consider moving jobs outside the U.S.

  • Trump criticizes China in series of tweets

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports President-elect Donald Trump fired off a series of tweets criticizing the Chinese government after a phone conversation with the leader of Taiwan.

  • CAIRO, Dec 4- Egypt has sharply raised customs duties on more than 300 goods to encourage domestic production and curb a ballooning trade deficit, prompting fears consumers already struggling with double-digit inflation will face further price increases. The increases, which saw many tariffs jump to 60 percent, are the second to be imposed this year in Egypt,...

  • The logo of the Government of Singapore Investment Corp. (GIC)

    Trump’s win has left a “high degree of uncertainty," said Leif Lybecker Eskesen, senior VP for economics and investment strategy at Singapore state fund GIC.

  • President-elect Donald Trump's talks with Carrier Corp. represent a complex economic policy challenge.

  • BEIJING, Nov 28- China's trade deficit in services narrowed to $20.9 billion in October from $23.3 billion in September, the foreign exchange regulator said on Monday. October's deficit was largely due to a $20.2 billion gulf between foreign tourists and the Chinese, who splurge more abroad than foreign travelers in China, data from the State Administration of...

  • October US trade deficit $62 billion

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the lates data on trade.

  • Reality check on Trump's TPP yank

    Alan Tonelson, RealityChek, provides perspective on President-elect Trump's plan to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.

  • HAVANA, Nov 10- Cash-short Cuba on Thursday said imports and exports fell a total of $4.2 billion in 2015 and the trade surplus fell $1.6 billion as low commodity prices and the crisis in Venezuela took their toll, shedding some light on recent austerity measures. President Raul Castro said in June that lower commodities prices were battering Cuban exports of...

  • BERLIN, Nov 8- German industrial production fell at its fastest rate in more than two years in September while the trade surplus shrank, data showed, denting expectations of a strong end to the year for Europe's biggest economy. Industrial output dropped a bigger-than-expected 1.8 percent on the month, Economy Ministry figures showed on Tuesday.

  • 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.