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  • We don't know what the outcome of Brexit will be: WTO's Azevêdo

    Roberto Azevedo, director general of the World Trade Organization, says if the U.K. leaves the EU, new negotiations will have less favorable terms.

  • A meeting of the African Union in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia

    Africa is taking steps to establish the freedom of movement of people, goods and services on its own continent.

  • No Downside To Brexit

    Former SNP Deputy Leader Jim Sillars argues that even if there is a Brexit, trading with the EU would not be very different.

  • Prices have soared since Egypt devalued its currency by 13 percent in mid-March to end speculation against the pound and ease a dollar shortage that has disrupted trade in a country that relies on imports of everything from food to fuel. But the black market for dollars has since rebounded, putting Egypt back at square one: under pressure to devalue and spark a...

  • Yellen: Commodity prices reflect global forces

    Testifying before the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen answers questions by Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kansas) about the value of the U.S. dollar, commodity prices and currency policy.

  • A freight container ship is moored at Tilbury Dock on February 1, 2007 in Tilbury, England.

    If it votes to leave, the U.K. will have "no way of escaping" a long series of trade negotiations, the director-general of the WTO told CNBC.

  • *Polls suggest Britain likely to remain in EU. *Saudi Arabia's crude oil exports dropped in April. LONDON, June 21- Oil prices fell on Tuesday after a two-day rally abated and trade remained volatile, due in part to a vote later this week in Britain that will determine whether the country leaves the European Union.

  • LONDON, June 21- Nigeria kept exporting crude oil at a largely steady pace in May, though below historical levels, despite repeated militant attacks on its infrastructure that drove output down to 30- year lows this spring and helped global prices rise, data showed. Its oil industry has been grappling with a spate of militant attacks that took out the Forcados...

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, June 21- India's coal imports are in a declining trend, but the energy value is dropping at a far slower pace than the physical volumes as the South Asian nation switches to higher quality fuel. This is likely as important a trend as the drop in imports as it indicates that major supplier Indonesia is in danger of surrendering more of the...

  • SAO PAULO, June 21- Brazil's worst credit crunch in two decades is forcing the nation's debt-laden grain producers, sugar mills and coffee farmers to curb investment, making one of the world's top farm exporters miss out on a recovery in global commodity prices. "We've not seen credit contract like this in recent history," said Alexandre Figliolino, who advises...

  • *China copper exports surge by 256 pct to near 85,000 T in May. *China spot metal processing fees climb, more refined output seen. "Earlier this year, China had restocked a significant amount of copper and now there is destocking or normalisation, driving this rotation of Shanghai inventories to the LME."

  • *China copper exports surge by 256 pct to near 85,000 T in May. *China spot metal processing fees climb, more refined output seen. "Earlier this year, China had restocked a significant amount of copper and now there is destocking or normalization, driving this rotation of Shanghai inventories to the LME."

  • The UK is bound by the rules of WTO: Azevêdo

    WTO’s director general, Roberto Azevêdo talks to CNBC about what the future of British trade would look like if it voted to leave the European Union.

  • BERLIN, June 21- Britain faces a long period of uncertainty that would be detrimental to jobs and business if its citizens vote to leave the European Union in Thursday's referendum, a German business leader said Tuesday. Ingo Kramer, president of the Federation of German Employers, told ZDF German television that leaving the EU would have a "fatal result" for...

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, June 21- India's coal imports are in a declining trend, but the energy value is dropping at a far slower pace than the physical volumes as the South Asian nation switches to higher quality fuel. This is likely as important a trend as the drop in imports as it indicates that major supplier Indonesia is in danger of surrendering more of the...

  • SAO PAULO, June 21- Brazil's worst credit crunch in two decades is forcing the nation's debt-laden grain producers, sugar mills and coffee farmers to curb investment, making one of the world's top farm exporters miss out on a recovery in global commodity prices. "We've not seen credit contract like this in recent history," said Alexandre Figliolino, who advises...

  • EU-ASEAN Biz Council on Brexit

    A close call for the Brexit vote might lead to another leave-or-remain referendum down the road, says EU-Asean Business Council's Chris Humphrey.

  • *Polls tip Britain likely to remain in EU. *Saudi Arabia's crude oil exports dropped in April. TOKYO, June 21- Oil prices fell in Asian trade after a strong two-day rally that was fed by easing concerns Britain would leave the European Union after a referendum this week, allowing market participants to focus on supply issues.

  • TOKYO, June 21- Japan's Nikkei share average edged up on Tuesday morning in choppy trade, but gains from hopes Britain will stay in the European Union were limited as many investors steered from risk amid currency market volatility. While expectations Britain will stay in the EU in Thursday's referendum supported sentiment, the chance U.S.

  • TOKYO, June 21- Oil prices fell in early Asian trade after a strong two-day rally that was fed by easing concerns Britain would leave the European Union after a referendum this week, allowing market participants to focus on supply issues. Saudi Arabia's crude oil exports also dropped despite high production levels, suggesting demand remains in a deficit to...