*June factory output -8.0 pct y/y, biggest fall since March 2014. BANGKOK, July 28- Thailand's finance ministry on Tuesday cut its economic growth forecast for the third time this year due mainly to shrinking exports, a big obstacle to the trade-dependent country regaining traction. Since then, growth targets for Southeast Asia's second-largest economy have...» Read More
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the numbers on international trade, with Joel Naroff, Naroff Economic Advisors; and Jeremy Siegel, Wharton School professor of finance.
Japan posted its smallest annual current account surplus on record in 2012 after weak global demand and a rise in energy imports pushed its monthly balance into deficit for a second straight month.
Camilla Sutton, Scotiabank chief currency strategist, discusses the fundamental changes creating weakness in the yen, and its impact on exports and trade.
How do you make money in these markets? Here are what some of the experts on CNBC have been telling us this morning.
Australia's trade deficit shrank by more than expected in December as the resource-rich nation shipped more iron ore to China, underpinning both mining profits and economic growth.
Japan's finance minister, Taro Aso, suggested in a budget speech that recent yen levels are still not low enough to help ailing exporters. The Nikkei's Nozomu Kitadai reports.
China's largest auto parts maker won U.S. government approval to buy A123 Systems Inc, a bankrupt maker of electric car batteries that was funded with U.S. government money, a source familiar with the situation said on Tuesday.
Japan logged a record annual trade deficit in 2012 as exports continued to slide in December in a worrying signal that the effects of a weaker yen and the new government's moves to boost the economy with fiscal and monetary stimulus have been slow in coming.
Robert Hormats, U.S. Under Secretary for Economic Growth, explains how this could be a year of trade opportunity, with CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin.
Singapore's non-oil domestic exports fell more than expected in December, showing manufacturing remains in the doldrums and suggesting GDP for the fourth quarter of last year could be revised downwards.
CNBC's Rick Santelli explains how exports are impacting currency prices.
Shares of Li & Fung fell 16 percent to a three-month low after the global supply chain manager warned of a steep drop in core operating profit, taking investors by surprise and triggering concern over its ability to reach a three-year earnings target.
As it seeks a new chief to lead it out of a negotiating death-spiral, the World Trade Organization looks doomed to be fatally undermined by new global carve-ups that will leave many of the world's poorest sidelined.
India is poised to triple wheat exports this year to a higher-than-expected, record 6 million tonnes, helping plug a shortfall in lower-quality grain supplies and keep a lid on global prices.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on trade, with CNBC's Steve Liesman. Also, David Walker,Comeback America Initiative founder, president & CEO, weighs in.
Zhang Zhiwei, Chief China Economist, Nomura, reviews the latest Chinese trade data and concludes that the mainland recovery is on track.
China's export growth rebounded more strongly than expected in December from a three-month low, expanding at the fastest rate in seven months, although the outlook for 2013 remains cloudy with U.S. and European demand for Chinese goods still subdued.
Hamish Pepper, FX Strategist, Asia Pacific, Barclays Capital tells CNBC's Cash Flow how to play the AUD and EUR in light of the latest Chinese trade data.
Aadil Ebrahim, Managing Director, Bowen Asia analyzes the latest round of Chinese trade data for CNBC's Cash Flow.
China's export growth is set to rebound from a three-month low in December, although the recovery is likely to be feeble as U.S. and European demand for Chinese goods is still far below levels that would herald a convincing revival.