CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports from the 2017 Boao Forum in Hainan, China, saying that a key theme will be U.S. President Donald Trump's protectionism.
Peter Hall, chief economist at Export Development Canada, discusses the diversified nature of Canadian trade, including the machinery and aerospace sectors.
Kent Calder, Johns Hopkins University, takes a closer look at the relationships China has with the U.S., South Korea and Japan.
A major theme of the forum is China's delicate balancing act between reforms and economic stability, explain Geoff Cutmore and Sophia Yan.
Stephen Groff, VP of the Asian Development Bank, talks about how to process the protectionist policies and bilateral trade deals proposed by President Trump.
Carlos Gutierrez of the Albright Stonebridge Group says it's a positive development that President Trump has not been talking about who will pay for the border wall.
China can't call itself a free trade leader when it still has restrictions on its economy, warned former U.S. trade official Michael Froman.
Zhu Min of the National Institute of Financial Research says the interconnected nature of global economies means multinational institutions are needed for stability.
Michael Froman, former U.S. trade representative, says it takes more than just declarations to support free trade internationally.
China is filling up the void left by Washington in the region, warned Michael Froman, former U.S. trade representative.
MEXICO CITY, March 23- Mexico's top pork producer, Granjas Carroll, said on Thursday it plans to double its sow count in the next four years as part of a $550 million expansion plan, as it eyes the risk of a crossborder trade spat with the United States. Once the expansion is complete, the company will annually produce some 2.8 million pigs, or about 140,000 tonnes of...
From capital controls to manufacturing policy, businesses operating in China could be facing greater pressure. Geoff Cutmore and Sophia Yan report.
There are challenges ahead as China attempts to ramp up economic reforms. Geoff Cutmore and Sophia Yan report from the Boao Forum.
Tom Lembong, Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board, says U.S. President Donald Trump's approach to trade could give Indonesia the room to "grow up."
Tom Lembong, Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board, says the U.S. will continue to be influential in the region through the reach of its tech companies.
March 23- U.S. biodiesel producers on Thursday asked the U.S. government to impose antidumping duties on imports of biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia that it says have flooded the U.S. market and violated trade agreements. The group includes Louis Dreyfus Co, which makes biodiesel in Argentina, and Wilmar International Ltd, a maker of biodiesel in...
The North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada will top the list of trade deals to be reviewed, which affect 20 countries from the Americas to Asia, the officials told Reuters. Politico first reported the plan for the two orders, quoting a senior administration official as saying the trade orders would help shift the White House narrative "to a...
WELLINGTON, March 24- New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English on Friday announced a renewed push to promote free trade in his first major trade policy announcement since taking over as leader last December. New Zealand's $180 billion economy depends on exports, and the country lobbied hard in favour of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.
DUBAI, March 23- Saudi Arabia's crude exports to the United States in March will fall by around 300,000 barrels per day from February, in line with OPEC's agreement to reduce supply, a Saudi energy ministry official said on Thursday. The United States imported about 1.3 million bpd from OPEC's top exporter in February, according to U.S. Energy Information...
March 23- The trade group for U.S. biodiesel producers on Thursday petitioned the U.S. government to impose antidumping and countervailing duties on imports of biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia that it says have that flooded the U.S. market and violated trade agreements. Biodiesel imports from Argentina and Indonesia rose 464 percent from 2014 to 2016...