Economic Measures Trade

  • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump looks on during the Presidential Debate at Hofstra University on September 26, 2016 in Hempstead, New York.

    Republican candidate Trump's company conducted business in Cuba in the late 1990s, violating the trade embargo, Newsweek will report on Friday.

  • BEIJING, Sept 28- China will impose anti-subsidy duties of between 10 percent and 10.7 percent on imports of U.S. animal feed ingredient known as distillers' dried grains, the Commerce Ministry said in a preliminary ruling on Wednesday. As with last week's ruling, the decision affects some of the biggest players in the U.S. ethanol industry, including global...

  • WASHINGTON— Secretary of State John Kerry urged Congress on Wednesday to adopt a landmark 12- nation Asia-Pacific trade deal, arguing that rejection would badly damage U.S. credibility and national security. Kerry said failure to pass the Trans Pacific Partnership would not only hurt American business but embolden rivals and enemies like China and North...

  • Lagarde: IMF anticipates modest economic growth

    CNBC's Sara Eisen speaks with International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde about the IMF outlook for global growth and the U.S. economy.

  • CHICAGO, Sept 28- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Wednesday the institution would lower its 2016 U.S. growth forecast again and called policies that restrict trade "economic malpractice" that would choke off growth. Lagarde, in prepared remarks at Northwestern University ahead of next week's IMF and World Bank annual...

  • ACCRA, Sept 28- Ghana's economic growth slowed to 2.5 percent in the second quarter compared with a year earlier, provisional official data showed on Wednesday, due mainly to a temporary halt in oil production. Ghana saw sustained GDP growth of above 8 percent until 2013, helped by exports of gold, cocoa and oil, but then slumped because of lower global commodity...

  • Must Read: Wells Fargo chain reaction

    The "Worldwide Exchange" crew discusses some of the morning's top attention-grabbing headlines, including a Washington Post piece by Xerox CEO Ursula Burns and Marriott International CEO Arne Sorenson titled," How passing the Trans-Pacific Partnership is good for America," and a Financial Times article titled, "Wells Fargo: Chain over-reaction."

  • *IMF says Iraq must revise "too expensive" 2017 draft budget. The political infighting comes as major OPEC producer Iraq struggles to fill a public deficit left by the collapse in global prices for its crude exports. To replace missing oil revenue, Iraq has turned to the International Monetary Fund for a loan package, which would also serve as the basis for other...

  • BEIJING, Sept 28- China will impose anti-subsidy duties of between 10 percent and 10.7 percent on imports of U.S. animal feed ingredient known as distillers' dried grains, the Commerce Ministry said in a preliminary ruling on Wednesday. The move was widely expected after the government announced a similar move on anti-dumping duties last week.

  • *Spot gold fell 0.1 percent to $1,325.81 an ounce by 0109 GMT. *A perceived win by Democrat Hillary Clinton in Monday's first presidential debate gave broader support to equities. *The World Trade Organization cut its forecast for global trade growth this year by more than a third on Tuesday, reflecting a slowdown in China and falling levels of imports into the...

  • Cramer's wake-up call for Donald Trump on NAFTA

    Jim Cramer issues a series of burning questions for Donald Trump to answer about U.S. trade agreements.

  • Aramco (Saudi national oil company) offshore oil rig 'Marjan 2' in the Persian Gulf.

    The slump in energy prices means oil-producing countries face a “clear need” to diversify their economies and improve competitiveness, WEF says.

  • At Monday's debate with Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump declared the need to renegotiate trade deals because U.S. trading partners are "taking our jobs." The backlash against trade threatens a pillar of U.S. policy since World War II: Through trade pacts and institutions like the World Trade Organization, the United States has sought to rip down barriers to global...

  • GENEVA, Sept 27- Britain's trade minister promised on Tuesday its departure from the European Union would not create a legal vacuum at the World Trade Organization, and said Britain was determined to champion free trade. Britain is a full and founding member of the WTO, but its membership terms are currently shared with the rest of the EU, Liam Fox told a WTO...

  • Which candidate won on trade?

    Neal Wolin, Former Deputy and Acting Treasury Secretary, discusses Hillary Clinton's performance in the first presidential debates and her views on trade.

  • Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton at their first debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, Sept. 26, 2016.

    Clinton and Trump's debate on taxes, trade and the economy was often acrimonious ... if not always factual. Here are the highlights.

  • George: Don't know a company that will bring back jobs like Trump wants

    Bill George, CNBC Contributor and former Medtronic CEO, discusses the trade and workforce arguments presented at the first presidential debate.

  • GENEVA, Sept 27- Britain's trade minister promised on Tuesday its departure from the European Union would not create a legal vacuum at the World Trade Organization, and said Britain was determined to champion free trade. Britain is a full and founding member of the WTO, but its membership terms are currently shared with the rest of the EU, Liam Fox told a WTO...

  • WTO slashes 2016 global trade growth outlook

    The World trade Organization lowered its forecast for global trade growth this year by more than a third.

  • GENEVA, Sept 27- British trade minister Liam Fox promised on Tuesday that Britain's departure from the European Union would not create a legal vacuum at the World Trade Organization, and said his country was determined to champion free trade. Britain is a full and founding member of the WTO, but its WTO membership terms are currently shared with the rest of the EU,...