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.
Japan's exports rose at the fastest pace in seven months in September, easing fears that the country's main growth engine is sputtering.
Singapore's exports in September rose less than expected as sales to Europe contracted and shipments to the United States slowed.
China Premier Li's trip to Moscow is expected to net as many as 50 trade deals, as sanctions spur Russia to accelerate ties with the mainland.
Mark McFarland, Global Chief Economist at Coutts, says September's trade data align with news of a pickup in new export orders, which will support China's trade balance in the fourth quarter.
Naomi Fink, CEO at Europacifica Consulting, says the current account surplus seems sustainable in the long run, but warns of risks from Japan's energy policies.
The world's largest economy's trade deficit narrowed unexpectedly in August, due in large part to a record surge in petroleum exports.
The Indian prime minister is being welcomed by corporate executives, Indian Americans and, most importantly, Barack Obama.
Vladimir Putin has demanded a reopening of the EU's recently-ratified trade pact with Ukraine.