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  • LONDON, Jan 13- Almost exactly three years ago Indonesia rocked the global nickel market by banning the export of unprocessed minerals. Now Indonesia has done it again, this time by part reversing that ban. The fear is that Indonesia will ramp up both production and exports again, reversing a shift to supply shortfall in the global nickel market and killing off a...

  • A BMW AG badge is displayed on the company's 7-Series sedan at the assembly line on Nov. 30, 2016.

    President-elect Trump has warned that the U.S. will impose a 35 percent border tax on cars that BMW makes in Mexico for U.S. export.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- The Obama administration took steps on Friday to lift a 20- year-old trade embargo against Sudan, unfreeze assets and remove financial sanctions in what the White House said was a response to the African nation's cooperation in fighting Islamic State and other groups, angering human rights organizations. The move in the last days of the...

  • A worker on a an oil drill near New Town, North Dakota.

    The unintended consequences of a congressional tax proposal may be bad news for oil prices.

  • CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the GOP's proposed border tax line, and how it raises revenue.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- President-elect Donald Trump will not revive his predecessor's stalled Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal in any form, but will quickly pursue bilateral trade agreements, a Trump transition policy adviser said. On Wednesday, Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, said he was not opposed to President Barack Obama's 12-...

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    Willem Buiter, Citi Chief Global Economist, and Alan Ruskin, Deutsche Bank Global FX Head, weigh in on inflation, the dollar and tracking the Trump trade.

  • President-elect Donald Trump may limit the growth of China's exports by imposing greater trade protectionist measures, China's customs agency said on Friday. China is the biggest loser in the anti-globalisation trend, customs spokesman Huang Songping told reporters, adding it will be difficult for China's foreign trade to improve in 2017 due to rising...

  • LONDON, Jan 13- Almost exactly three years ago Indonesia rocked the global nickel market by banning the export of unprocessed minerals. Now Indonesia has done it again, this time by part reversing that ban. The fear is that Indonesia will ramp up both production and exports again, reversing a shift to supply shortfall in the global nickel market and killing off a...

  • CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports on China's disappointing trade data which saw the worst export decline since 2009. And Yoon takes a look at growing tensions between U.S and China relations.

  • *China aluminum rallies on prospects of winter supply cuts. *China imports 4.95 million tonnes of copper, products in 2016. LONDON, Jan 13- Nickel prices slipped on Friday a day after major producer Indonesia eased a ban on ore exports, potentially offsetting lower supply from Philippines.

  • The complaint, which seeks consultations with Beijing on the matter, is likely to add to rising trade tension between the world's two largest economies as President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office next week with pledges to reduce U.S. trade deficits with China as a top priority. Trade Representative's office said the complaint says China's...

  • TOKYO, Jan 13- Iranian condensate exports are set to fall 17 percent to a five-month low this month, a source with knowledge of Iran's preliminary tanker schedule said, as main buyer South Korea cuts purchases by nearly half and takes more barrels from Qatar. Iran, a member of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, does not publish monthly data on...

  • *China 2016 exports fall for 2nd year, worst drop since 2009. BEIJING, Jan 13- China's massive export engine sputtered for the second year in a row in 2016, with shipments falling in the face of persistently weak global demand and officials voicing fears of a trade war with the United States that is clouding the outlook for 2017.. In one week, China's leaders will see...

  • BEIJING, Jan 13- BEIJING, Jan 13- Following is a. breakdown of China's exports and imports with its biggest trade partners in December.:. For the story on December trade data, click.

  • BEIJING, Dec 8- Following is a breakdown of China's exports and imports with its biggest trade partners in November.:. For the story on November trade data, click. Exports Imports Balance Exports Imports Exports Imports+/-% y/y+/-% y/y+/-% m/m+/-% m/m Japan 12.2 13.7 -1.5 3.2% 17.2 10.2%.

  • The Singapore dollar climbed to a one-month high as disappointment with Trump’s first press conference since July decked the greenback.

  • *China's bid to tackle overcapacity, pollution disrupted output. MANILA, Jan 13- China's steel exports fell in 2016 from a record in the previous year, dragged down by improved demand at home and Beijing's resolve to tackle overcapacity, in a relief for steelmakers elsewhere that have been hit by cheap Chinese shipments. China's exports could slip further this...

  • *China 2016 exports fall for 2nd year, worst drop since 2009. BEIJING, Jan 13- China's massive export engine sputtered for the second year in a row in 2016, with shipments falling in the face of persistently weak global demand and officials voicing fears of a trade war with the United States that is clouding the outlook for 2017.. In one week, China's leaders will see...

  • *China trade data softer than expected. The dollar last stood at 115.04 yen, up about 0.3 percent from late U.S. levels after having tumbled to a five-week low of 113.75 yen on Thursday in wake of disappointment at President-elect Donald Trump's failure to elaborate on fiscal stimulus plans during a news conference a day earlier. "It is unlikely that the yen...