Economic Measures Trade

  • Demonstrators participate in a protest against the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), in Lima, Peru, on February 25, 2016.

    Enthusiasm for free-trade agreements have been in decline for at least a decade and it needs a fresh approach, experts say.

  • EU Transport

    European Commissioner for Mobility and Transport Violeta Bulc says the EU is very much involved in China's Silk Road infrastructure project.

  • Brexit Legal

    The U.K. still has to serve a formal notice to the European Union before any Brexit negotiations can commence, says Linklaters' Clara Ingen-Housz.

  • China Outlook Part 1

    China's economy is big enough to withstand the Brexit and it has a well-balanced portfolio of outbound investments, says Tsinghua University's Li Daokui.

  • Korea Fin Min PKG

    South Korea Finance Minister Yoo Il-Ho says South Korea is ready to do whatever is necessary to preserve stability.

  • Brexit Trade

    Brexit's impact on financial markets is key because it will ultimately determine economic outcomes, says Macquarie Securities Group's Viktor Shvets.

  • WELLINGTON, June 27- New Zealand posted a wider than expected trade surplus in May, with both exports and imports stronger than forecast. China remained New Zealand's leading export destination, with Statistics New Zealand saying exports to the country jumped 26.7 percent in May versus the same month a year ago. Shipments of leading exports milk powder, butter...

  • Brexit Impact

    Leaving the EU could actually be a boon for the U.K. if they move in the free trade direction, says Johns Hopkins University's Steve Hanke.

  • BUENOS AIRES, June 25- Argentina and Brazil have agreed to extend a bilateral deal on automobile exports for another four years, the Argentine government announced on Saturday after a round of trade talks in Brasilia. The deal allows Brazil to export $150 in vehicle value for every $100 it imports from Argentina. Demand is weak in both countries, as Brazil, the top...

  • WASHINGTON, June 24- The head of the powerful U.S. House panel that oversees trade on Friday called for discussion to begin on a trade pact with Britain, given its decision to exit the European Union. "American companies, farmers, and workers depend on opening markets to our exports and investment," House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady said in a...

  • TORONTO/ OTTAWA June 24- Canada's commodity-oriented economy will suffer a blow from Britain's vote to leave the European Union, which has put the prospect of Canadian interest rate cuts back on the table. Canada faces weakened demand from its third-largest export market and a likely delay in ratifying a long-negotiated free trade deal with the EU.

  • Storm clouds road ahead

    Friday’s hefty global equity losses may push the world economy into a contraction, the chief economist of an economics research firm said.

  • A European Union flag, with a hole cut in the middle, flies at half-mast outside a home in Knutsford Cheshire after today's historic referendum on June 24, 2016 in Knutsford, United Kingdom.

    It's more than stocks or currencies: The global economy could actually be damaged if the U.K. votes to leave the EU.

  • GENEVA, June 24- The World Trade Organization said on Friday it was prepared to help Britain and the European Union after the vote to leave the bloc. "The WTO stands ready to work with the UK and the EU to assist them in any way we can," WTO director-general Roberto Azevedo said on Twitter. Azevedo warned in a speech this month that British business competitiveness...

  • *Exports from Britain to EU now tariff-free. BEIJING, June 24- Executives at Asian automakers with factories in Britain, largely set up to export to the European Union, say they could slow investments in Britain or even put them on ice for now, after the country voted to leave the 28- nation bloc. Toyota and Nissan had said in the run-up to the vote that continued...

  • BEIJING, June 24- PetroChina, China's second-largest state-run refiner, aims to start operating a new refinery in the country's southwest in October after several delays, boosting the nation's already-surging crude imports. The 260,000- barrels per day Anning plant in Yunnan province would be the first major Chinese refinery to come online in nearly two...

  • A pedestrian looks at prices displayed on digital screens at a foreign currency exchange bureau in London, U.K., on Wednesday, June 22, 2016.

    It's more than stocks or currencies: The global economy could actually be damaged if the U.K. votes to leave the EU.

  • PARIS, June 24- Aston Martin Chief Executive Andy Palmer warned on Friday that Britain's exit from the European Union was likely to require additional "productivity and efficiency" gains at the British sportscar maker,. Palmer urged the UK government to secure tariff-free access to EU markets. "We acknowledge the decision and the rule of democracy," Palmer said in...

  • BRUSSELS, June 24- Britain is expected to submit an application to leave the European Union following Thursday's referendum, after which it would have two years to negotiate an exit. Below are possible consequences for Britain and the EU of a Brexit. The rest of the EU has a trade surplus in goods of about 100 billion euros with Britain, while Britain exports some 20...

  • BRUSSELS, June 24- Britain is expected to submit an application to leave the European Union following Thursday's referendum, after which it would have two years to negotiate an exit. Below are possible consequences for Britain and the EU of a Brexit. The rest of the EU has a trade surplus in goods of about 100 billion euros with Britain, while Britain exports some 20...