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  • *Australia miners pushing to ramp up coal output. SINGAPORE, Nov 8- Australian imports of diesel are set to grow as miners in the country rev up generators used to power pit operations following a resurgence in coal markets, trade sources said on Tuesday. Prices for coal have more than doubled this year after China moved to buy more overseas, with miners in top...

  • China-US ties to suffer under Trump presidency: EIU

    Trump's proposed economic policies make it difficult to imagine how the countries would cooperate on political issues, says the EIU's Tom Rafferty.

  • BEIJING, Nov 8- China's exports and imports fell more than expected in October, adding to doubts about how long a recent pick-up in economic activity can be sustained. That left the country with a trade surplus of $49.06 billion for the month, the General Administration of Customs said, versus forecasts of $51.70 billion, and September's $41.99 billion.

  • BEIJING, Nov 8- China's October exports fell 7.3 percent from a year earlier, while imports shrank 1.4 percent, both declining more than expected, official data showed on Tuesday. That left the country with a trade surplus of $49.06 billion for the month, the General Administration of Customs said. The trade surplus was forecast to have expanded to $51.70 billion...

  • BEIJING, Nov 8- China's October exports fell 7.3 percent from a year earlier, while imports shrank 1.4 percent, both declining more than expected, official data showed on Tuesday. That left the country with a trade surplus of $49.06 billion for the month, the General Administration of Customs said. The trade surplus was forecast to have expanded to $51.70 billion...

  • BEIJING, Nov 8- China's exports denominated in yuan fell 3.2 percent in October from the same period a year earlier, the General Administration of Customs said on Tuesday. *Yuan-denominated imports rose 3.2 percent. *That produced a trade surplus of 325.25 billion yuan.

  • October 12, 2016: A a Chinese worker making soft toys at a factory in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province.

    China's October exports fell 7.3 percent on-year, a worse-than-expected reading but still an improvement from September's 10 percent on-year plunge.

  • TOKYO, Nov 8- Japan's Nikkei share average edged down in choppy trade on Tuesday morning, with cautious investors opting to stay on the sidelines before the U.S. presidential election. "The market is not overly cautious, but it cannot price in a Clinton presidency completely," said Hikaru Sato, a senior technical analyst at Daiwa Securities. Sato said that the United...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 7- The U.S. Commerce Department said on Monday it had made a preliminary finding of dumping of certain imports of carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate from Austria, Belgium, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan. In the Austria investigation, the department set a preliminary dumping margin of 41.97 percent for...

  • China's take on the US election

    Despite the anti-trade rhetoric, China-U.S. bilateral trade remains the largest in the world, says The Center for China and Globalization's Wang Huiyao.

  • How is Asia regarding the US election?

    James Riady, CEO of the Lippo Group, talks about how the U.S. has dealt with economic challenges in the past and how global trade will pan out.

  • The probe will determine whether imports of hot-rolled and cold-rolled steel made in China that is further processed in Vietnam are circumventing previous anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties on Chinese steel, the Commerce Department said in a filing with the International Trade Commission. The move adds a new twist to heightened trade tensions between...

  • 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.