China will better enforce efforts to stop trademark abuse and the theft of business secrets after Trump orders inquiry.
LIMA, Aug 24- Peru registered a current account surplus equal to 1.1 percent of gross domestic product in the second quarter, compared to a 3.8 percent deficit in the same period a year ago, the central bank said on Thursday.
LONDON, Aug 24- Sterling fell to a new two-month low against the dollar on Thursday as the lack of any major economic data encouraged investors to add bets against the British currency. "We have been quite bearish about the British pound for some time and I think this trend is justified given its worsening fundamentals such as a widening current account deficit,"...
U.S. companies have received a major boost from the elimination of most tariffs to export into South Korea, says Tami Overby, senior vice president Asia, U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
*China keeps July dollar-denominated exports +7.2 percent y/y (prelim +7.2 percent y/y). *China revised July trade balance+ $46.73 billion (prelim. +$46.74 billion) (Reporting by Beijing Monitoring Desk).
SEOUL, Aug 22- South Korean and U.S. officials failed to agree on Tuesday on how to move forward on discussions over their five-year-old free trade agreement that Washington is seeking to change to help cut its trade deficit with Asia's fourth-largest economy. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, South Korean Trade Minister Kim Hyun- chong and the trade...
President Donald Trump, in an interview with Reuters in April, had branded the bilateral trade agreement with South Korea a "horrible deal" and indicated he would renegotiate or terminate the accord. Kim said Seoul had stressed that the U.S. trade deficit with South Korea was not the result of the bilateral trade deal and proposed a joint study to examine the...
Tom Mitchell of the Financial Times weighs in on a Conference Board report suggesting China has the most to lose from a trade war with the U.S.
James McGregor, APCO Worldwide, provides insight to why it's important for the U.S. to change the way it conducts business with China, especially in the field of technology.
Donald Broughton, Broughton Capital, weighs in on which companies are positioned to profit in the transport space.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan takes a look at which transport stocks stand to win or lose the most from revised NAFTA rules.
Antonio Ortiz-Mena, Albright Stonebridge Group, provides insight to the tough trade talk and negotiations among the U.S., Mexico and Canada.
WASHINGTON, Aug 17- The United States plans to start negotiations with South Korea on Tuesday in Seoul on amending a five-year-old free trade agreement, U.S. Lighthizer announced plans on July 12 for the special session meeting of the Joint Committee under the U.S.- Korea Free Trade Agreement, months after U.S. "Since KORUS went into effect, our trade deficit in...
CNBC's Kate Rogers takes a closer look at the effects of trade on American jobs and retraining workers for new careers.
Chapter 19 is key for Canada as an impartial means of resolving disputes, says Andrei Sulzenko, executive fellow at the University of Calgary.
TOKYO, Aug 17- Japan's exports rose 13.4 percent in July from a year earlier, Ministry of Finance data showed on Thursday, in a sign external demand rebounded from a lull in the previous quarter to underpin a steady economic recovery. That resulted in a trade surplus of 418.8 billion yen, against the median forecast for a 392.0 billion yen surplus.
WASHINGTON, Aug 16- The United States drew a hard line for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement on Wednesday, demanding major concessions aimed at slashing trade deficits with Mexico and Canada and boosting U.S. content for autos. Lighthizer put Mexico and Canada on notice that the United States would use its clout as their biggest export...
NAFTA negotiations around "rules of origin" could affect supply chains and raise costs.
Robert Holleyman, C&M International CEO and former U.S. trade representative, talks about updating the North American Free Trade Agreement.
BUDAPEST, Aug 16- The zloty led Central Europe's main currencies higher on Wednesday after figures for the second quarter showed the region's economic growth remained strong. Pay has risen fastest in Romania, and according to Wednesday's data, its annual growth accelerated to 5.9 percent from 5.7 percent in the first quarter. Romania also has a trade deficit,...