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  • TOKYO, Feb 13- Japan's economy grew at an annualized rate of 1.0 percent in October-December, posting a fourth straight quarter of expansion, led by solid exports and firmer capital expenditure, government data showed on Monday. The preliminary reading for fourth-quarter gross domestic product compared with the median estimate of 1.1 percent growth in a...

  • TOKYO, Feb 13- Japan's economy grew at an annualised rate of 1.0 percent in October-December, posting a fourth straight quarter of expansion, led by solid exports and firmer capital expenditure, government data showed on Monday. The preliminary reading for fourth-quarter gross domestic product compared with the median estimate of 1.1 percent growth in a...

  • A government agent inspecting a shipment finds a bottle of what is believed to be counterfeit Chanel perfume.

    Consumers are expected to spend $18.2 billion on Valentine's Day and counterfeiters are trying to cash in with fake perfumes.

  • *Currency's dive makes imported goods unaffordable for many. CAIRO, Feb 12- Egyptian chocolate spread maker Swifax has doubled its sales and is struggling to keep up with demand since the pound currency dived in November, forcing shoppers traditionally "obsessed with everything foreign" to ditch pricy imports and buy local. "People started changing their...

  • President Donald Trump (R) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hold a joint press conference at the White House on February 10, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    After a day of talks with Japan Prime Minister Abe, Trump abruptly set aside campaign pledges to force Tokyo to pay more for U.S. defense aid.

  • That language has not appeared in Amazon's warning about government regulation in at least the past five annual filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Republicans in Congress also have a plan to target imports while excluding export revenue from U.S. corporate income tax, known as a border adjustment tax. The proposal in the U.S. House of...

  • Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) and U.S. President Donald Trump.

    Trump's tough talk on trade will have a major impact on U.S. exporters.

  • That language has not appeared in Amazon's warning about government regulation in at least the past five annual filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Republicans in Congress also have a plan to target imports while excluding export revenue from U.S. corporate income tax, known as a border adjustment tax. The proposal in the U.S. House of...

  • Chicago Board of Trade March wheat finished 5-1/ 2 cents higher at $4.49 per bushel, the highest on a continuous chart since June 28. "USDA increased wheat exports by 50 million bushels," said analyst Joe Christopher of the Crossroads Co-op in Nebraska. The USDA cited increased wheat export shipments to support its estimate of smaller stocks.

  • That language has not appeared in Amazon's warning about government regulation in at least the past five annual filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Republicans in Congress also have a plan to target imports while excluding export revenue from U.S. corporate income tax, known as a border adjustment tax. The proposal in the U.S. House of...

  • JAKARTA/ TORONTO, Feb 10- Freeport-McMoRan Inc said on Friday that an export ban remains in place at its copper mine in Indonesia, the world's second-biggest, because it has not yet reached agreement with the government on a new mining permit. The government banned copper concentrate exports Jan. 12 to try and boost Indonesia's smelter industry.

  • Pushback is emerging from conservative Republicans over President Trump's apparent support for the Export-Import Bank.

  • Delegates walk outside the World Trade Organization (WTO) headquarters in Geneva.

    Dan DiMicco, Trump Trade Transition team member, discusses trade deficits, pipeline projects, and American steel.

  • JAKARTA/ TORONTO, Feb 10- Freeport-McMoRan Inc said on Friday an export ban remains in place on its copper mine in Indonesia, the world's second-biggest, because it has not yet reached agreement with the government on a new mining permit. The southeast Asian country banned copper concentrate exports Jan. 12 to try and boost the local smelter industry.

  • Chicago Board of Trade March wheat was up 5-1/ 2 cents at $4.49 per bushel, the highest on a continuous chart since June 28, at 11:25 a.m. CST. "USDA increased wheat exports by 50 million bushels," said analyst Joe Christopher of the Crossroads Co-op in Nebraska. The USDA cited increased wheat export shipments to support its estimate of smaller stocks.

  • Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe speaks to reporters following a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump November 17, 2016 in New York City.

    Talks between President Donald Trump and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe may help lay the groundwork for a bilateral trade deal, Tom Schieffer said.

  • U.S. President Donald Trump speaks as he meets with county sheriffs during a listening session in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017.

    Delicate U.S.-China relations will require more diplomacy than those with our Southern neighbor, Ed Hyman says.

  • Abe key partner for US: CEO

    Bill George, former Medtronic CEO, discusses the importance of relations with Japan. Amb. Alan Wolff, former deputy U.S. Trade Representative, weighs in.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 10- U.S. import prices rose more than expected in January amid further gains in the cost of energy products, but a strong dollar continued to dampen underlying imported inflation. The Labor Department said on Friday import prices increased 0.4 percent last month after an upwardly revised 0.5 percent rise in December. The dollar gained 4.4...

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    U.S. import prices rose more than expected in January amid further gains in the cost of energy products.