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  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks on the last day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016, in Cleveland, Ohio.

    Anti-trade and anti-globalization rhetoric poses risks to global economic growth, the head of the World Trade Organization told CNBC on Friday.

  • BEIJING, July 22- China's World Trade Organization accession deal must be fully applied, the head of the trade governing body said on Friday, after the European Commission said it would adopt a new method to assess whether China's exports are priced unfairly low. The European Union has been debating whether to grant China "market economy status" from December,...

  • What's happened to free trade?

    Roberto Azevedo, director-general of the World Trade Organization, says he is concerned about the increasing number of restrictions on trade.

  • A pro-China protester throws eggs at photos of US President Barack Obama and torn copies of the ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration, outside Hong Kong's United States Consulate on July 14, 2016.

    Beijing will be aggressive over the issue in the short term, experts say, but does want to get along with its neighbors.

  • Trump Asia

    There is great concern about Donald Trump's opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, says DC International Advisory's Ross Feingold.

  • BEIJING— Donald Trump accused China of stealing copyrights and unfairly manipulating its currency as he accepted the Republican Party's presidential nomination on Friday, charges likely to fuel anger in a country already upset at criticisms of Beijing in the party's new policy platform. His comments are likely to provoke China, which has already lashed out...

  • Trump Asia Impact

    Expect both Trump and Clinton to start raising the agenda for infrastructure investment to spur economic growth, says Leonteq Securities's Frank Troise.

  • SEOUL, July 22- North Korea's economy contracted in 2015 at the sharpest pace in eight years, an estimate from the Bank of Korea showed on Friday, as low global commodity prices landed a blow to exports, a key driver for the impoverished country's economy. The gross domestic product in North Korea last year fell a real 1.1 percent, South Korea's central bank said,...

  • Is China concerned about US anti-trade rhetoric?

    China's Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao says the role of the G-20 is key to promoting economic globalization.

  • NEW YORK, July 21- A U.S. senator who advocates sugar reform is pressing the Department of Commerce to seek public feedback on any sugar trade deal it negotiates with Mexico in talks now under way, according to a letter sent on Thursday. Democrat Jeanne Shaheen raised concerns in a letter seen by Reuters that a controversial 2014 trade agreement for U.S. sugar...

  • CHICAGO, July 21- U.S. corn futures fell for the third day in a row on Thursday, with good weather for crop development in the U.S. "Right now they are focusing on mostly normal temperatures after this heat rolls through, which is only going to last two to three days," said Jim Gerlach, president of A/C Trading in Fowler, Indiana. Chicago Board of Trade December corn futures...

  • Dunkin' Brands CEO on earnings

    Dunkin' Brands Chairman and CEO Nigel Travis provides an overview of the company's quarter and earnings.

  • MOSCOW, July 21- The current strengthening of the Russian rouble does not create risks for import substitution and exports of Russian industrial goods, Russia's Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov told TASS news agency on Thursday. Manturov added that a level of 60- 70 roubles per dollar was comfortable for the development of import substitution and...

  • *Iraq in 2015 provided OPEC's biggest rise in supply. LONDON, July 21- Iraq's oil exports are set to rise in July, according to loading data and an industry source, putting supply growth from OPEC's second-largest producer back on track after after two months of declines. Iraq in 2015 provided OPEC's biggest rise in supply.

  • The European Union has been debating whether to grant China "market economy status" from December, which China says is its right 15 years after joining the World Trade Organization. China says this is discriminatory and, in any case, will breach WTO rules from Dec. 11, marking its 15 years in the organization. Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen and Trade...

  • The European Union has been debating whether to grant China "market economy status" from December, which China says is its right 15 years after joining the World Trade Organization. China says this is discriminatory and, in any case, will breach WTO rules from Dec. 11, marking its 15 years in the organisation. Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen and Trade...

  • FRANKFURT, Germany— The European Central Bank says it's ready to give the eurozone a further dose of stimulus if Britain's vote to leave the European Union starts to weigh on the region's economy. Britain's unprecedented vote to leave the EU could hurt trade in the region and weigh on business confidence as it could take years to establish new trade relations.

  • *Coming Up: Breakdown of China commodity imports. MELBOURNE, July 21- London copper edged higher on Thursday, finding some support as the dollar eased from four-month highs and ahead of a breakdown of China trade data is expected to offer more insight into its commodity demand. Price gains across metals this year, ranging from copper, up nearly 6 percent, to zinc, up...

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- The U.S. Commerce Department said in a statement on Wednesday it had determined that large residential washers from China had been dumped in the United States. In 2014, imports of large residential washers from China were valued at an estimated $899.4 million, according to the Commerce Department. The United States slapped duties in 2012 on...

  • AMMAN, Jordan— A diplomat says the European Union has eased trade rules with Jordan to spur foreign investment in the kingdom and create jobs for Syrian refugees. EU ambassador to Jordan Andrea Matteo Fontana said Wednesday that new rules will allow a wider range of Jordanian products to be sold in Europe without tariffs, by permitting a greater percentage of...