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  • BEIJING/ SAO PAULO, Aug 18- China has launched an anti-dumping investigation into imports of Brazilian broiler chicken in another blow for the South American country's meat industry and threatening over $1 billion of exports annually. The investigation comes after a complaint from China's domestic industry that Brazil, its top supplier of chicken, has been...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 18- The departure on Friday of Steve Bannon, the White House's top economic nationalist, will likely tip the trade policy scales in favor of the Trump administration's "globalist" faction, which could soften the stance toward two of Trump's favorite targets: China and the North American Free Trade Agreement. Bannon and White House Trade and...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 18- U.S., Canadian and Mexican negotiators on Friday began digging into some of the thorniest issues in modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement, including rules of origin for goods produced in the region, services trade and a controversial dispute settlement system. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer emphasized at the...

  • It wasn't a Trump rally, it was a certainty rally: Johnson

    David Bahnsen, HighTower Advisors Bahnsen Group, and Chris Johnson, Johnson Research Group, weigh in on the news that White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is out and what impact could it have on the Trump trade.

  • Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer emphasized at the opening of the talks on Wednesday that the United States was seeking major increases to the regional content required for goods to pass tariff-free between the three countries, including a demand for "substantial U.S. content" in the automotive sector. Canada, Mexico and the U.S. auto industry are...

  • *China frozen chicken imports worth more than $1 bln a year. BEIJING/ SAO PAULO, Aug 18- China on Friday launched an anti-dumping investigation into imports of Brazilian broiler chickens after a complaint from the domestic industry that the South American country has been selling its chicken below market value. Brazil accounted for more than 50 percent of...

  • US-China locked in 'hot' trade competition: APCO Worldwide's James McGregor

    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.

  • What's working: Transport sector plays

    Donald Broughton, Broughton Capital, weighs in on which companies are positioned to profit in the transport space.

  • Transports in focus at NAFTA talks

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan takes a look at which transport stocks stand to win or lose the most from revised NAFTA rules.

  • Anger swept the city of Hunchun, home to hundreds of seafood processing plants, after Beijing began refusing entry Tuesday to trucks carrying tons of North Korean seafood. China announced Monday that it was cutting off imports of North Korean goods under U.N. sanctions imposed over the North's nuclear and missile programs. People who attended the meeting said...

  • US comes out swinging in first round of NAFTA negotiations

    Antonio Ortiz-Mena, Albright Stonebridge Group, provides insight to the tough trade talk and negotiations among the U.S., Mexico and Canada.

  • Brazil accounted for more than 50 pct of broiler product supplies to China, the world's No. 2 poultry consumer, between 2013 and 2016, a Commerce Ministry statement said on Friday, according to a preliminary review. Brazil replaced the United States as the top supplier of chicken after China slapped anti-dumping duties on U.S. broiler chicken products in 2010..

  • A semi truck headed for Windsor, Ontario, drives onto the Ambassador bridge in Detroit, Michigan.

    NAFTA may not include Asia, but the trade-dependent region will be watching how the Trump administration handles talks, analysts said.

  • 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...

  • 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. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Thursday. Lighthizer announced plans on July 12 for the special session meeting of the Joint Committee under the U.S.- Korea Free Trade Agreement, months...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 17- The United States and Japan agreed on Thursday to speed up talks on bilateral trade issues and explore ways to strengthen trade ties, the U.S. Trade Representative's office said, seven months after President Donald Trump pulled out of a Pacific Rim trade deal that included Japan. Lighthizer said he welcomed "the acceleration of discussion on...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 17- South Korea lifted a ban on imports of U.S. poultry and eggs, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Thursday, allowing American farmers to resume sales to the Asian country that suffered an egg shortage caused by its worst-ever bird flu outbreak. South Korea was importing more U.S. eggs earlier this year as it fought its own outbreak of bird flu.

  • BRASILIA, Aug 17- Brazil will ask the World Trade Organization on Friday to set up a dispute settlement panel to rule on its complaint that Canada has hurt Brazil's commercial jet industry by subsidizing CSeries planes made by Bombardier Inc, the foreign ministry said. Brazil said consultations with Canada had not led to a solution to the dispute, and it expects...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 17- South Korea has lifted a ban on imports of U.S. poultry and eggs, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Thursday, removing an obstacle to trade that stemmed from worries about avian flu.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 17- Auto industry groups from Canada, Mexico and the United States are pushing back against the Trump administration's demand for higher U.S. automotive content in a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement. At talks underway this week in Washington, automaker and parts groups from all three countries were urging negotiators against...