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Economic Measures Trade

  • Japan's economy is finally picking up

    Izumi Devalier of Bank of America Merrill Lynch says the Japanese economy is in the best place since Abenomics began.

  • BAMKO CEO: Most of the fortune 500's right now are in wait and see mode

    Philip Koosed, BAMKO Founder and Dan Levin, Cain Millwork CEO, weigh in on trade, taxes and jobs.

  • MEXICO CITY, March 27- The third increase in factory exports in four months helped narrow Mexico's trade deficit with the rest of the world in February, according to official data, in a fresh sign the economy was weathering the initial shock of Donald Trump's U.S. presidential win. Adjusted for seasonal swings, Mexico posted a trade deficit of $398 million, down...

  • Border adjustment tax backlash

    CNBC's Ylan Mui takes a look at the Congressional and corporate opinions shaping up on the proposed border adjustment tax.

  • South African president Jacob Zuma

    South African President Jacob Zuma has instructed Finance Minister Gordhan to return immediately from an investor roadshow to Britain and the U.S.

  • The HSBC Holdings Plc headquarters sits in the Canary Wharf business, financial and shopping district of London.

    The Bank of England (BOE) will test the risks associated with sterling dropping by a further 32 percent from today's level to languish at a low of 85 cents by year-end.

  • Shipping will not be hugely influenced by Trump's protectionism

    Marine Capital CEO Tony Foster also explains his view that U.S. President Donald Trump's anti-globalization message is a "red herring."

  • BEIJING, March 27- China's trade deficit in services narrowed to $17.6 billion in February from $20.9 billion in January, the foreign exchange regulator said on Monday. February's deficit was largely due to a $15.7 billion gulf in spending between foreign tourists and the Chinese, who splurge more abroad than visitors in China, data from the State...

  • U.S. President Donald Trump (R) holds a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House on March 17, 2017.

    The four economies that accounted for 81 percent of America's trade deficit last year sold $943.3 billion more goods than they bought.

  • China makes friends Down Under

    Bate Gil, professor at Australian National University, says China is looking to get more support in the region for its multilateral trade framework.

  • New Zealand-China growing trade ties

    Jason Young at the Victoria University of Wellington says the New Zealand will focus on value rather than volume of exports to China.

  • WELLINGTON, March 27- China and New Zealand ramped up their cooperation on Monday, pledging to expand their existing free trade agreement into what visiting Premier Li Keqiang called China's "most advanced" with a developed country. In a column published on Monday in the New Zealand Herald, headlined "To New Zealand, with love", Li wrote that rising international...

  • 'Rough sledding' for Trump policies

    Eswar Prasad, professor at Cornell University, talks about the conflicting concerns of moderate and conservative factions within the Republican party.

  • TOKYO, March 27- Japanese manufacturers are wary of a possible U.S. border tax, with just over half expecting profits to take a hit if the United States slaps a 20 percent levy on imports, a Reuters poll showed on Monday. In response, they are thinking of cutting costs, increasing production and procurement in the United States and raising U.S. product prices, but those...

  • WELLINGTON, March 27- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang pressed for deeper trade ties with New Zealand and warned against global protectionism in a newspaper opinion piece published on Monday before meetings with Prime Minister Bill English and business leaders in Wellington. In the New Zealand Herald column, titled "To New Zealand, with love", Li said "rising...

  • BRASILIA/ BEIJING, March 25- China lifted a ban on imports of meat from Brazil on Saturday after Brazilian authorities clarified details of a police investigation into alleged bribery of health inspectors, in a victory for President Michel Temer's efforts to stem damage from the probe. The move by China, the biggest national consumer of Brazilian meat, was...

  • SAO PAULO, March 24- Brazil's meat exports have fallen sharply since a police investigation into alleged bribery of food-sanitation inspectors in the world's top beef and poultry exporter sparked a wave of trade bans, an industry group said on Friday. Restrictions by several key importers of Brazilian meat, ranging from China to Europe, caused a 22 percent drop...

  • SAO PAULO, March 24- Brazil's meat exports have fallen sharply since a police investigation into alleged bribery of food-sanitation inspectors in the world's top beef and poultry exporter sparked a wave of trade bans, an industry group said on Friday. Import restrictions by several key importers of Brazilian meat, ranging from China to Europe, caused a 22...

  • *OPEC to meet in Kuwait for monitoring meeting. NEW YORK, March 24- Oil rose modestly on Friday in a spate of late-day activity, but fell on the week as concerns persisted over an excess of crude. The official said the expected drop, in line with OPEC's agreement, could help draw down U.S. inventories that stood at a record 533 million barrels last week- stocks that have in...

  • TORONTO, March 24- Acacia Mining is losing more than $1 million in revenue each day at two mines in Tanzania because of the country's ban on exports of gold and copper concentrates, the London- listed company said on Friday. Acacia, the largest miner in Tanzania, said talks with government officials have failed to result in the ban being lifted.