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  • MEXICO CITY, July 25- Mexico is ready to update the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and United States, its foreign minister said on Monday, following a spate of criticism of the accord by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Bilateral trade between Mexico and the United States is worth around $500 billion a year. Trump has threatened to...

  • LONDON, July 25- China's imports of base metals were once the bullish drumbeat to which the global market marched. Graphic on China's net imports of refined metals:. Graphic on China's imports of raw materials:.

  • We're moving in the opposite direction to free trade: OECD's Gurria

    Angel Gurria, secretary general of the OECD, says he is afraid rising protectionism could derail the liberalization of trade.

  • Trump presidency is highly unlikely: Expert

    Following Donald Trump's comments about the WTO, senior US policy expert, Dr James D Boys talks about the hot topic of trade when it comes to the U.S. presidential election.

  • TOKYO, July 25- Japan's exports fell less than expected in June in a tentative sign that overseas demand could be recovering from persistent weakness that set in last year. Slowing decline in exports could ease concerns for Japan's policymakers as they try to revive growth via stimulus spending on infrastructure after their structural reform plans failed to...

  • Donald Trump has suggested that the U.S. could pull out of the World Trade Organization, if his plans to use tariffs to bring factories back from Mexico were challenged.

  • BEIJING July 24- China, accused of flooding world markets with cheap steel, has started levying anti-dumping duties as high as 46.3 percent on electric steel products imported from Japan, South Korea and the European Union, according to China's official Xinhua news agency said on Sunday. China began levying the duties on Saturday after an investigation by the...

  • Mexico Economy PKG

    Mexico's Deputy Finance Minister Fernando Aportela says Mexico is committed to passing the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal and build global trade ties.

  • South China Sea

    World Policy Institute's James Nolt says China and the Philippines might sit on the discussion table given the importance of trade ties.

  • Mexico’s Deputy Finance Minister, Fernando Aportela, says his country believes the TPP deal is good for trade and openness.

  • The customs data released Monday showed a 692.8 billion yen surplus, compared with a 60.9 billion yen deficit in June 2015. Despite the recent strengthening of the Japanese yen against the U.S. dollar, export prices have fallen 14 percent from a year earlier, according to separate data from the Bank of Japan. Japan's exports to the U.S., its biggest overseas market,...

  • TOKYO, July 25- Japan's exports fell less than expected in June in a tentative sign that overseas demand could be recovering from persistent weakness that set in last year. A slowing decline in exports could ease concerns for Japan's policymakers as they try to revive growth with stimulus spending on infrastructure after their structural reform plans failed...

  • G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors pose during a group photo photo the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting on July 24, 2016 in Chengdu, China.

    The world's biggest economies will work to support global growth and better share the benefits of trade, policymakers said during the G-20 meeting.

  • Australia Outlook

    Australia Treasurer Scott Morrison says he is "realistically optimistic" that the government will be able to push through fiscal reforms to reduce debt.

  • TOKYO, July 25- Japan's exports fell less than expected in June in a tentative sign that overseas demand could be recovering from persistent weakness that set in last year. A slowing decline in exports could ease concerns for Japan's policymakers as they try to revive growth with stimulus spending on infrastructure after their structural reform plans failed...

  • OECD Italian Banks PKG

    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria says no other EU member will leave the bloc because of how complicated, disruptive and costly the process is.

  • Japan Trade Data

    Weaker domestic consumption contributed to Japan's better-than-expected trade surplus, Westpac Bank's Global Head of Market Strategy, Robert Rennie says.

  • TOKYO, July 25- Japan's exports fell less than expected in June in a tentative sign that overseas demand could be recovering from persistent weakness that set in last year. A slowing decline in exports could ease concerns for Japan's policymakers as they try to revive growth with stimulus spending on infrastructure after their structural reform plans failed...

  • Trump Economy

    BMI Research's Cedric Chehab says Donald Trump is just pandering to the American electorate with anti-trade and protectionist rhetoric.

  • TOKYO, July 25- Japan's exports fell 7.4 percent in June from a year earlier, Ministry of Finance data showed on Monday, as a strong yen weighed on the value of overseas shipments. The trade balance came to a surplus of 692.8 billion yen, versus the median estimate for a 494.8 billion yen surplus. To view full tables, go to the website of the Ministry of Finance at:...