SHANGHAI, July 30- The European Commission's imposition of heavy anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel bars is "unjustifiable protection for the EU steel industry," the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing a statement from the Ministry of Commerce. China's steel industry, swamped in overcapacity yet a major employer, has struggled to meet capacity... » Read More
Apart from Myanmar's reform progress, U.S. President Barack Obama will also focus on Southeast Asia when he attends the East Asia Summit this week, says Curtis Chin, Asia Fellow at the Milken Institute.
John Frisbie, President of the U.S.-China Business Council, explains why the U.S. and China need to make the bilateral investment treaty their top priority.
China and South Korea have reached an agreement on a free trade deal but the new pact has ignited strong reactions within South Korea. CNBC's June Yoon explains.
Kerry Brown, Executive Director of China Studies Center, University of Sydney, says the Australian Prime Minister should focus on the country's trade talks with China at the APEC summit.
While weakness in South Korea's exports may get laid at the feet of the weak yen, the real cause is likely further afield, Capital Economics said.
Myron Brilliant, EVP, International Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, discusses the potential for progress in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal and explains why the China-led FTAAP isn't a competing trade pact.
Tony Nash, Vice President at Delta Economics, discusses news that China and South Korea have reached a free trade agreement early Monday morning and explains what that means for the TPP.
The US successfully staved off China's efforts to accelerate the creation of a Free Trade Area of the Asia Pacific on Saturday.
Australia said on Saturday it was pleased with progress on a long-planned free trade agreement with China.
German exports and industrial output rebounded in September, likely helping Europe's largest economy to avoid falling into recession.
Alan Bollard, Executive Director of the APEC Secretariat, says China's push for its Free Trade Area of the Asia Pacific isn't competing with the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Ian Bremmer, President of Eurasia, explains his optimism for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and discusses the outlook for US-China relations.
The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly widened in September, suggesting slowing demand could undercut economic growth.
Argentina has accused Procter & Gamble of tax fraud and said it suspended its operations in the South American country.
Deborah Elms, Executive Director at Asian Trade Centre, explains why she expects next week's APEC summit to facilitate an agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal.
CNBC's Samantha Loring outlines the characteristics of various trade agreements that exist at the moment in Asia-Pacific.
Asia's export growth has stalled since a post-financial crisis recovery, faced with a combination of weak global demand and structural changes, HSBC said.
Exports are regarded as the bright spot in China's slowing economy, but growing evidence suggests firms are "over-invoicing" outbound shipments.
The US needs to take a stand on the free flow of data across borders to protect e-commerce as we know it, say Reps. Lee Terry and Peter Welch.
Takuji Okubo, Principal & Chief Economist at Japan Macro Advisors, says the trade data indicate a recovery in Japan's domestic demand as well as competitiveness among exporters.