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  • BRUSSELS— The European Union and Vietnam clinched on Tuesday an agreement in principle on a new free trade deal that would see the lifting of most tariffs on goods. Vietnam has a growing and dynamic market of some 90 million consumers and officials expect the pact to spur European investment in the South East Asian nation. Under the deal, Vietnam would liberalize...

  • "As with any complex negotiation... there remain details to be hashed out," Kerry said in a speech during a stop in Singapore on his way to meetings of the 10 nation Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Malaysia on Wednesday. "Last week in Hawaii, we made good progress in our negotiations," he said adding that countries negotiating the 12- nation...

  • Speaking in Singapore, Kerry said the so-called " Trans Pacific Partnership" would benefit the people of all nations involved and serve as a model for responsible global industry and commerce. His address at Singapore Management University comes just days after trade ministers failed to bridge final gaps and seal the accord at talks in Hawaii.

  • RBA will focus on improving labor market: CommSec Monday, 3 Aug 2015 | 11:44 PM ET
    RBA will focus on improving labor market: CommSec

    Savanth Sebastian, equities economist at CommSec, says the Reserve Bank of Australia is unlikely to cut rates following resilient job growth and a weaker Australian dollar.

  • BEIJING, Aug 4- China's import growth is likely to remain at a low level, the Commerce Ministry said on Tuesday. Shen Danyang, the ministry's spokesman, made the comment at a regular briefing but he did not give an exact timeframe. China's export sales unexpectedly rose for the first time in four months in June and imports fell again but posted their best performance...

  • Secretary of State John Kerry is in Singapore to talk up an Asia trade agreement that has hit snags in final negotiations. He will then travel to Malaysia for a regional security forum at which China's growing assertiveness in the South China Sea will likely be a major focus. In Singapore, Kerry will stress the importance of trade in the Obama administration's...

  • MOSCOW, Aug 3- Russian gas sales to Europe jumped to an all-time high in July, gas export monopoly Gazprom said on Monday, as European customers capitalised on a steep fall in prices. Gazprom's gas prices are pegged to oil with a six-month lag, which means its customers are currently paying the equivalent of $45- $50 per barrel seen in January 2015 when oil prices...

  • MOSCOW, Aug 3- Sanctions linked to the Ukraine crisis could end up costing Russia 9 percent of its gross domestic product, the International Monetary Fund said on Monday. Russia's economy is showing signs of stabilization after slumping under pressure from Western financial sanctions and Russian counter-measures. Russia retaliated by banning imports of...

  • The key takeaway from China's PMI data Sunday, 2 Aug 2015 | 11:20 PM ET
    The key takeaway from China's PMI data

    Daryl Liew, head of portfolio management at REYL Singapore, says the disappointing Caixin China purchasing managers' index is indicative of a slower global economy.

  • China suspends US fund giant's trading account Sunday, 2 Aug 2015 | 11:01 PM ET
    Investors look at computer screens showing stock information at a brokerage house in Qingdao, Shandong province, China.

    Citadel confirmed that trading in one of the accounts it manages in China has been restricted by China's securities regulator.

  • Sperling: TPP setback isn't fatal just yet Sunday, 2 Aug 2015 | 10:37 PM ET
    Sperling: TPP setback isn't fatal just yet

    Gene Sperling, former director of the National Economic Council and the former assistant to the President for Economic Policy, discusses the stalled negotiations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

  • TAIPEI, Aug 3- Taiwan stocks sank on Monday as semiconductor firms were knocked by a worsening outlook for the trade-reliant economy. On Friday, Taiwan reported its lowest quarterly economic growth in three years as a collapse in exports took a toll on tech manufacturers. The Taiwan dollar firmed T $0.073 to T $31.609 per U.S. dollar.

  • This is a 'fairly serious setback' for TPP: Pro Sunday, 2 Aug 2015 | 8:22 PM ET
    This is a 'fairly serious setback' for TPP: Pro

    Eswar Prasad, senior professor of Trade Policy at Cornell University, discusses the significance of a further delay in the already prolonged negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

  • Pacific trade round ends in deadlock Saturday, 1 Aug 2015 | 9:33 AM ET
    Protest against the TTP trade agreement outside the U.S. Trade Representative's office in Washington.

    The U.S. and 11 Pacific nations failed to reach a trade agreement, with talks on the largest regional trade agreement ever ending in deadlock.

  • LAHAINA, Hawaii— Trade ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations failed to reach a deal on a new trade agreement that would cover nearly 40 percent of the global economy, U.S. Japan's economic and fiscal policy minister, Akira Amari, said he thought a deal would be reached with one more meeting. It would also clarify and standardize trade rules, making it easier for...

  • LAHAINA, Hawaii, July 31- Pacific Rim trade ministers failed to clinch a deal on Friday to free up trade between a dozen nations after a dispute flared up over auto trade between Japan and North America, New Zealand dug in over dairy trade and no agreement was reached on monopoly periods for next-generation drugs. Trade ministers from the 12 nations negotiating...

  • LAHAINA, Hawaii, July 31- Pacific Rim trade ministers failed to clinch a deal on Friday to free up trade between a dozen nations after a dispute flared between Japan and North America over autos, New Zealand dug in over dairy trade and no agreement was reached on monopoly periods for next-generation drugs. Trade ministers from the 12 nations negotiating the...

  • SEOUL, Aug 1- South Korean exports extended their losing streak to a seventh straight month in July, pointing to little respite in sight for Asia's trade-reliant economies as Chinese demand cools and global commodity prices take a fresh tumble. Shipments to China and the European Union fell and growth tailed off in exports to the United States.

  • SEOUL, Aug 1- South Korean exports fell for a seventh straight month in July over a year earlier, further clouding the outlook for the struggling economy as demand from China, Europe and other major markets remains weak. South Korea is the first major exporting economy to report monthly trade data and home to global suppliers such as Samsung Electronics, Hyundai...

  • LAHAINA, Hawaii, July 31- Talks on a Pacific Rim free-trade pact are unlikely to end in a final deal, sources involved in the talks said on Friday, with a dispute between Japan and the United States over autos, New Zealand digging in over trade in dairy products and no agreement on monopoly periods for next-generation drugs. Trade ministers from the 12 nations...