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  • Shoppers at a Ford dealership in Schaumburg, Illinois.

    Ford is going ahead with plans to move small-car production from the U.S. to Mexico despite Trump's threats to impose tariffs.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 9- Arista Networks Inc used rival Cisco Systems Inc's network device technology in its ethernet switches without permission, a U.S. trade judge ruled on Friday, handing Cisco yet another win in a sprawling legal battle over patents between the two companies. The judge, MaryJoan McNamara of the U.S. International Trade Commission in Washington, said...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 9- Arista Networks Inc used rival Cisco Systems' network device technology in its ethernet switches without permission, a U.S. trade judge ruled on Friday, handing Cisco yet another win in a sprawling legal battle over patents between the two companies. The judge, MaryJoan McNamara of the U.S. International Trade Commission in Washington, said that...

  • Obama Administration will not grant China market economy status: DJ

    The Obama administration officially decides it will not grant China the official market economy status. CNBC's Sue Herera reports.

  • MEXICO CITY, Dec 9- Donald Trump's threats to battle Mexico over trade, investment and jobs have pushed a growing number of companies operating in the country to put expansion plans on hold until the president-elect fleshes out his policies, business leaders have told Reuters since the Nov. 8 election. Codan and other companies in Mexico are plugged into the 1994...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 9- President-elect Donald Trump is stacking his trade transition team with veterans of the U.S. steel industry's battles with China, signaling a potentially more aggressive approach to U.S. complaints of unfair Chinese subsidies for its exports and barriers to imports. Led by Wilbur Ross, a billionaire steel investor and Trump's nominee for...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 9- The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it had made a final determination that certain large residential washers were being imported from China at below fair value, and it set duties on the products of up to 52.5 percent. The investigation followed a petition by Whirlpool Corp over imports of washers manufactured in China by two South...

  • Fred Smith, CEO of FedEx

    Those uncertain about repatriation under Trump aren't considering the effects of lower corporate taxes as well, FedEx chief Fred Smith says.

  • FedEx CEO: Don't cancel TPP, just improve it

    At the National Competitiveness Forum, CNBC's Sara Eisen speaks with FedEx chairman and CEO Fred Smith about his views on the economy as well as President-elect Donald Trump's ideas on trade and China.

  • LONDON, Dec 9- Britain's trade deficit narrowed more than expected in October but overall there was little sign exports were getting much help from sterling's fall since Britain voted to leave the European Union in June, data showed on Friday. The Office for National Statistics said on Tuesday it had been misclassifying trade in gold since January 2015.

  • LONDON, Dec 9- Britain's trade deficit narrowed more than expected in October but overall there was little sign exports were getting much help from sterling's fall since Britain voted to leave the European Union in June, data showed on Friday. The Office for National Statistics said on Tuesday it had been misclassifying trade in gold since January 2015.

  • BERLIN, Dec 9- German exports rebounded by less than expected in October, dampening hopes that trade will make a significant contribution to a predicted expansion in Europe's biggest economy in the final quarter of this year. "Looking ahead, however, the latest weakness of the pound sterling and possible protectionist policies under the new president in the U.S....

  • BRUSSELS, Dec 9- The European Union has launched a new investigation into whether Chinese manufacturers are selling steel into Europe at unfairly low prices, a case Beijing said it viewed with deep concern. An official at China's Commerce Ministry said Beijing attached a "high degree of attention and concern" to the case and that Europe's steel problems were due...

  • BERLIN, Dec 9- German exports rebounded by less than expected in October, dampening hopes that trade will make a significant contribution to a predicted expansion in Europe's biggest economy in the final quarter of this year. "Looking ahead, however, the latest weakness of the pound sterling and possible protectionist policies under the new president in the U.S....

  • BERLIN, Dec 9- German exports rebounded by less than expected in October, dampening hopes that trade will make a significant contribution to a predicted expansion in Europe's biggest economy in the final quarter of this year. "Looking ahead, however, the latest weakness of the pound sterling and possible protectionist policies under the new president in the U.S....

  • TOKYO— Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won parliamentary approval Friday for ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, despite U.S. So far, Abe has made scant progress on a slew of changes he has proposed to help improve Japan's lagging productivity and competitiveness. The agreement between the dozen members requires both the U.S. and Japan to join...

  • TOKYO, Dec 9- Japan on Friday ratified the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a free-trade pact aimed at linking a dozen Pacific Rim nations, hoping it will one day take effect despite President-elect Donald Trump's pledge that the United States will withdraw from it. The TPP, which aims to cut trade barriers in some of Asia's fastest-growing economies but does not...

  • TOKYO, Dec 9- Japan's economy could face pressure from U.S President-elect Donald Trump's plan to withdraw the United States from a multinational trade deal and on any protectionism during the New York billionaire' s term of office, a Reuters poll of analysts showed. Thirty of 33 analysts in the Reuters poll said Trump's plans to withdraw the United States from...

  • *China proposing new regulation on food imports. The rule, part of a drive by China to boost oversight of its sprawling food supply chain, requires all food imports to carry health certificates from October next year, even if the product is deemed low-risk. "could bring large segments of foreign food imports to a grinding halt," Germany's ambassador to China, Michael...

  • JOHANNESBURG— The finance chief of Britain says he sees big opportunities to build on trade ties with South Africa, which is Britain's biggest export market in Africa. Philip Hammond, whose title is chancellor of the exchequer, spoke Thursday in Cape Town during an overseas tour to reassure global partners ahead of Britain's planned departure from the...