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  • The U.S. agency will not confirm the agreement's existence, while the Chinese company has pictures of an apparent deal signing.

  • Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Delaware, Ohio, on Oct. 20, 2016

    A Trump victory could impact emerging market returns. But don’t do anything drastic just yet, say experts.

  • *India, Britain launch working group on trade, investment. NEW DELHI, Nov 7- British Prime Minister Theresa May offered India a possible improved visa deal on Monday, as the two countries kicked off talks on boosting trading links ahead of Britain's departure from the European Union. May, making her first bilateral trip outside Europe since Britons voted on June 23...

  • TAIPEI, Nov 7- Taiwan's exports rose at their fastest rate in over two years in October, signalling strong year-end shopping demand for hi-tech goods remains on track, powered by Apple Inc's latest smartphones. Shipments related to microchips and smartphone components rose by double-digit percentages, and a surge in imports bolstered by chip-making...

  • *Shipments to China +14.9 pct y/y, to U.S. +7.8 pct. *Shipments to Europe +6.8 pct y/y, to Japan +3.5 pct. TAIPEI, Nov 7- Taiwan's exports rose at their fastest rate in over two years in October, signaling year-end shopping demand for hi-tech goods remains on track, powered by Apple Inc's latest smartphones.

  • JAKARTA, Nov 7- Indonesia's economic growth weakened in the third quarter, hurt by a slowdown in major trading partners and a slump in government spending, suggesting the economy could struggle to mount a solid rebound over the next year. A contraction in exports deepened to 6 percent in the third quarter, from the 2.73 percent slump in the previous quarter, due to...

  • How will Theresa May's visit to India play out?

    In return for an FTA, India wants the U.K. to implement a liberal visa policy for Indian professionals, says William Gould from the University of Leeds.

  • While the U.S. election is set to hog the limelight this week, investors will likely take some time analyze key Chinese data.

  • The report by the Department of Finance and the Economic and Social Research Institute estimated that a "hard Brexit" under WTO rules would leave Ireland's unemployment rate 1.9 percentage points higher and wages 3.6 percent lower within a decade than if Britain did not leave. A "soft Brexit" that left Britain within the tariff-free European Economic Area...

  • Having visited Western Europe, British Prime Minister Theresa May is now turning her focus to emerging economies, with India as her first stop.

  • BERLIN, Nov 5- German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel called for a resumption of long-stalled efforts to negotiate a global free trade accord on Saturday, warning that a proliferation of bilateral trade deals could lead to varying standards and rules. Gabriel welcomed an offer made by China during his visit to begin intensive discussions with Germany and the...

  • BERLIN, Nov 5- German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Saturday urged a resumption of long-stalled efforts to negotiate a global free accord, warning that the proliferation of bilateral trade deals could lead to varying standards and rules. "The best thing would be an agreement under the auspices of the World Trade Organisation," Gabriel said during a...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- The U.S. government has again extended its deadline to issue preliminary results of a review of a 2014 sugar trade pact with Mexico, it said on Friday, as uncertainty over flows between the two countries continues to roil the market. The Department of Commerce said in a notice it is extending its deadline by 2-1/ 2 weeks to Nov. 23 to issue its preliminary...

  • Jobs report: Good for Clinton or Trump?

    CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, discuss the October jobs report in terms of the presidential election.

  • *Government still trying to salvage Ukraine deal. AMSTERDAM, Nov 4- Activists in the Netherlands have gathered almost two thirds of the signatures needed to lay the groundwork for a referendum on Europe's free trade deal with Canada, which they say overly favours the interests of multinational companies. The Dutch have twice voted down European Union...

  • Fmr. Labor Sec. Chao: Not much drama or difference in October jobs report

    Discussing the October nonfarm payrolls report, the state of the U.S. labor market and the economy with Elaine Chao, former U.S. Labor Secretary and Hudson Institute distinguished fellow.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- U.S. crude oil exports rose to about 692,000 barrels per day in September, the highest on record, from about 657,000 bpd in the previous month, foreign trade data from the U.S. Census Bureau showed on Friday. Canada took in the most exports at 243,000 bpd, followed by Singapore at 99,000 bpd. Exports to Europe were also high, with Italy receiving some...

  • *India, like EU, likely to seek freer movement of people. NEW DELHI/ LONDON, Nov 4- Prime Minister Theresa May will find that the trade-off between market access and migration applies not just to Brexit when she visits India for her first non-EU bilateral trip since Britons voted to quit the bloc. "Immigration is one of the things India is going to push for," said Dhruva...

  • The Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. Oakland cargo ship is guided into the Port of Oakland by an AmNav tug boat.

    The U.S. trade deficit fell in September amid rising exports, but a slump in imports pointed to slowing domestic demand.

  • *China defense equipment exports worth $1.6 bln a year. *China is main arms supplier to Africa. ZHUHAI, China, Nov 4- China's extravagant display of military might at its largest airshow this week, overlooking the disputed South China Sea, comes as Beijing seeks to leverage that clout on world markets.