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  • GENEVA, Oct 17- Brazil won a partial victory at the World Trade Organization on Tuesday in a ruling on Indonesia's restrictions in the chicken trade, three years and one day since it launched the dispute. Brazil scored several hits on Indonesia's trade rules, but it failed to win a key part of its case, which alleged that Indonesia effectively had a general "...

  • Airbus A380 performs an aerial demonstration over the Le Bourget Airport during the 52nd International Paris Air Show on June 22, 2017, in Paris, France.

    Airbus is taking a majority stake in a small jet program mired in a trade dispute.

  • BRAZIL WINS PARTIAL VICTORY IN WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION DISPUTE AGAINST INDONESIA OVER RESTRICTIONS ON CHICKEN TRADE.

  • Montreal- based Bombardier said late on Monday it would sell a majority stake in its CSeries jetliner program to Airbus as it searches for a way to avoid punitive U.S. tariffs threatened by a trade dispute with Boeing. "Airbus-Bombardier partnership is all about squeezing Boeing," Morningstar analyst Chris Higgins said. The CSeries jetliners have not secured a...

  • ATLANTA, Oct 17- Delta Air Lines said on Tuesday it was unclear when the Bombardier CSeries jets would be delivered, as a proposed U.S. government tariff on the planes complicates the future of the Canadian-made aircraft. Speaking to reporters in Atlanta, Chief Operating Officer Gil West said the delivery schedule of the plane was still "something of a question...

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.2539, or 79.75 U.S. cents. Canada sends about 75 percent of its exports to the United States. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo and Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland are scheduled to meet and take stock of the negotiations before issuing statements at a joint event at 3 p.m..

  • *Import prices increase 0.7 percent in September. WASHINGTON, Oct 17- U.S. import prices for September recorded their biggest increase in more than a year amid rising petroleum and food costs, but underlying imported inflation remained modest. The Labor Department said on Tuesday that import prices jumped 0.7 percent last month, the biggest gain since June 2016,...

  • Montreal- based Bombardier said late on Monday it would sell a majority stake in its CSeries jetliner program to Airbus as it searches for a way to avoid punitive U.S. tariffs threatened by a trade dispute with Boeing. The CSeries jetliners have not secured a new order in 18 months and face a possible 300 percent duty on U.S. imports, after Boeing accused Canada of...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 17- U.S. import prices for September recorded their biggest increase in more than a year amid rising petroleum and food costs, but underlying imported inflation remained modest. The Labor Department said on Tuesday that import prices jumped 0.7 percent last month, the biggest gain since June 2016, after an unrevised 0.6 percent rise in August.

  • September import prices up 0.7%, export up 0.8%

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on trade prices.

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, Oct 17- The detail of China's record iron ore imports in September is likely to prove more interesting than the headline-grabbing surge above 100 million tonnes for the first time. Preliminary customs data released on Oct. 13 showed China imported 103 million tonnes of the steel-making ingredient in September, a 16 percent jump on...

  • MONTREAL/ TOULOUSE, France, Oct 17- Airbus SE has agreed to take a majority stake in Bombardier Inc's CSeries jetliner program, a deal that could allow the Canadian planemaker to sidestep U.S. tariffs threatened in a trade dispute with Boeing. The U.S. Commerce Department has threatened a possible 300 percent duty on CSeries jet imports after backing Boeing's...

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    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the fourth round of trade negotiations between the United States, Canada and Mexico on the North America Free Trade Agreement.

  • BEIJING— A spokesman for China's ruling Communist Party on Tuesday promised Beijing will open its markets further and tried to reassure foreign companies amid mounting U.S. and European trade complaints. Beijing faces complaints by the governments of U.S. Trump has ordered an investigation into whether Beijing is improperly requiring foreign companies...

  • NEW YORK/ NEW DELHI, Oct 17- India is set to emerge as a key market for American crude exports in coming months, as refineries in that country are ramping up "test" purchases of U.S. grades to diversify their imports. But shipments to India have been rare, with just a few deliveries since the U.S. lifted its ban on crude exports in late 2015.. Foreign refiners, including...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 17- Trade ministers from the United States, Canada and Mexico wrap up a contentious round of NAFTA trade talks on Tuesday marked by aggressive U.S. demands that have left the future of the 23- year-old free trade pact in doubt. President Donald Trump's desire to claw back lost manufacturing jobs and shrink U.S. goods trade deficits amounting to $64...

  • President Donald Trump welcomes Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the South Lawn before their meeting about the NAFTA trade agreement at the White House in Washington, U.S. October 11, 2017.

    The battle with Boeing escalates as the Canadian aerospace manufacturer gives up control of its C-Series program.

  • (L-R) Mexico's Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland, and United States Trade Representative Robert E. Lighthizer gather for a trilateral meeting at Global Affairs on the final day of the third round of the NAFTA renegotiations in Ottawa, Ontario, September 27, 2017.

    Trade ministers from the United States, Canada, and Mexico wrap up a contentious round of North American Free Trade Agreement trade talks.

  • TOULOUSE, France, Oct 17- Airbus SE's acquisition of a majority stake in Bombardier Inc's CSeries jetliner means the aircraft can be made in the United States and should enable the Canadian plane maker to skirt U.S. trade tariffs, Bombardier's CEO said on Tuesday. "Assembly in the U.S. can resolve the issue," Bombardier Chief Executive Alain Bellemare told a joint...

  • Social activists protest against the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal in Vina del Mar, Chile on March 14, 2017.

    There's "a reasonable chance" the eleven TPP members could finalize a new deal without the U.S. next month, said Alan Bollard of the APEC Secretariat.