*Obama prods China on South China Sea freedom of navigation. Obama announced on Monday that Washington was scrapping its embargo on the sale of lethal arms to Vietnam, clearing the biggest hurdle remaining between two countries that have been drawn together by concern over China's military build-up. Critics said that by removing the ban, a vestige of the... » Read More
Fred Hochberg, Chairman & President of Ex-Im Bank, says U.S. exporters face unprecedented challenges and will need support to fend off competition. He also discusses the criticisms that the agency faces.
After years of strife between dockworkers and terminal operators, both sides are taking a more positive tone in talks.
Taiwanese protesters are worried that a trade deal will hurt businesses and increase political influence from Beijing, says Joseph Cheng, Chair Professor of Political Science at City University of Hong Kong.
Asia's economic success is built on trade, but as the U.S. and Europe recover their trade prowess, Asia has adapted to become more than just an export machine. CNBC's Martin Soong reports.
The U.S. current account deficit increased to its widest point in 1-1/2 years in the first quarter as exports slumped.
Naomi Fink, CEO of Europacifica Consulting, explains why investors needn't be too concerned about a slump in Japanese May exports and imports.
Hong Bo, reader in financial economics at SOAS, discusses China's relations with European countries, and says Li Keqiang's visit to the U.K. might "open the door" for more Chinese investors to come to the U.K.
Cooperation between China and U.K. has "global significance" says Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, adding that bilateral trade should reach $100 billion.
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron says bilateral trade between China and the U.K. is at a record level, and that the two countries signed deals worth £14 billion on Tuesday.
Danny Quah, professor of economics at the London School of Economics, and Stephen Perry, chairman of The 48 Club, discuss whether stress in the Chinese economy is a concern for the U.K. as it looks to sign key trade deals.
Stephen Perry, chairman of The 48 Club, and Danny Quah, professor of economics at the London School of Economics, discuss the benefits of trade deals between the U.K. and China.
Despite the unexpected drop in imports, Andrew Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory, says markets should cheer a widening trade surplus in China.
Chong Yoon-Chou, Investment Director at Aberdeen Asset Management Asia, says China is committed to economic reform and thus will be unlikely to unveil fresh stimulus.
Catherine Yeung, Investment Director at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, says falling iron ore prices are holding Australia's exports down.
Kevin Chen, President of ReneSola America, thinks Washington's move to slap new duties on Chinese solar imports will hurt both consumers and manufacturers.
The Commerce Department announced new duties on Chinese solar products Wednesday, sending U.S. solar stocks higher.
The US is sending a delegation to Southeast Asia to promote US business in the region, a key for growth and competitiveness, says Sec. Pritzker.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on productivity and international trade.
Iranian oil exports are running above the levels the Islamic Republic agreed to when sanctions were loosened.
Junko Nishioka, Chief Economist Japan, RBS, says a sluggish recovery in exports is the main reason why Japan saw weaker-than-expected industrial output for April.