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  • A shipping container is loaded at the Port of Charleston, South Carolina.

    U.S. import prices unexpectedly rose in July as a drop in petroleum prices was offset by gains in the cost of other goods.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 11- U.S. import prices unexpectedly rose in July as a drop in petroleum prices was offset by gains in the cost of other goods, but renewed dollar strength will likely dampen underlying inflation in the coming months. The Labor Department said on Thursday that import prices edged up 0.1 percent last month after an upwardly revised 0.6 percent...

  • NAFTA has 'ripped the heart' out of our country: Trump

    Donald Trump, Republican presidential candidate, defends his economic plan and discusses his proposals on trade.

  • Trade the two countries has doubling almost every five years, as part of a comprehensive strategic partnership.

  • TORONTO, Aug 10- Weak U.S. business investment has hampered a long-awaited pick-up in growth of Canada's non-energy exports, economists say, while a weaker Canadian dollar has not helped exports as much as expected. The dollar has fallen 18 percent against its U.S. counterpart since mid-2014, when the price of oil, one of Canada's major exports, began to collapse.

  • HAMBURG/ SYDNEY, Aug 10- U.S. soybeans extended gains into a sixth session on Wednesday as surging global demand for U.S. supplies offset forecasts of a record U.S. soybean harvest this summer. Wheat and corn were underpinned by crop problems in rival exporters of the United States, but facing headwinds from forecasts of large harvests. Most active Chicago Board of...

  • One of the U.K.’s leading think-tanks says EU single market membership is worth an additional 4 percent to the country’s economy.

  • ST PETERSBURG/ MOSCOW, Aug 9- Russia and Turkey moved towards restoring full trade and economic relations on Tuesday when Russian President Vladimir Putin met his visiting counterpart Tayyip Erdogan, at a time when both countries have strained ties with the West. The meeting paves the way for a resumption of Turkish food imports to Russia, of Russian charter...

  • ST PETERSBURG/ MOSCOW, Aug 9- Russia and Turkey moved towards restoring full trade and economic relations on Tuesday when Russian President Vladimir Putin met his visiting counterpart Tayyip Erdogan, at a time when both countries have strained ties with the West. The meeting paves the way for a resumption of Turkish food imports to Russia, of Russian charter...

  • *Germany could overtake France as top EU wheat exporter. *France facing consequence of poor spring weather. The steep fall in exports may allow Germany to overtake France as the EU's top wheat exporter in 2016/ 17, while other exporters from Russia to the United States that are seeing bumper crops should also benefit from limited French supplies, Agritel said on...

  • Containers are transported at a port in Lianyungang, eastern China's Jiangsu province on January 19, 2016.

    Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are telling voters what they want to hear on a key economic issue, NRF CEO Matthew Shay says.

  • China warns UK not to scrap nuclear power deal

    The Chinese ambassador to the UK says their relationship is at a 'crucial historical juncture.'

  • DAR ES SALAAM, Aug 9- Tanzania's current account deficit shrunk by 55 percent in the year to May, central bank data showed on Tuesday, as the country benefited from a jump in tourist arrivals and rising gold prices, and paid less for oil imports. Tanzania is Africa's fourth-largest gold producer and gold and tourism are its main sources of foreign income.

  • Must Read: Why Sen. Collins 'cannot support Trump'

    The "Worldwide Exchange" crew discusses some of the morning's top attention-grabbing headlines, including an op-ed piece in the Washington Post written by Maine Sen. Susan Collins titled, "Why I cannot support Trump," and a Wall Street Journal article by the newspaper's editorial board about Donald Trump's trade agenda.

  • BERLIN, Aug 9- A rise in German imports outstripped a modest gain in exports in June, data showed on Tuesday, narrowing the trade surplus as Europe's largest economy ended the second quarter struggling to maintain its strong momentum from the start of the year. Soft industry orders and uncertainty generated by Britain's vote in June to leave the European Union...

  • ASEAN officials join hands for a group photo at the 49th annual ministerial meeting in Vientiane on July 24, 2016.

    It's been a tough year for Asean as tensions over China's incursions into the South China Sea have challenged its long-running practices.

  • Trump Policy

    Cato Institute's Daniel Mitchell explains why Donald Trump's economic plan to cut the corporate tax rate is not very realistic.

  • Asia Economy

    Riedel Research Group's David Riedel says Raghuram Rajan's leadership has helped to boost foreign sentiment about India.

  • Breaking out of the range

    CNBC's Dominic Chu discusses a bull vs. bear debate on potential market catalysts that could be a huge focus for investors moving forward.

  • Trump: China breaks the rules in every way imaginable

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump unveils his economic plan, including his thoughts on China.