Good progress on Chinese wine, lobster trade barriers, says Australia trade minister

Good progress on Chinese wine, lobster trade barriers, says Australia trade minister

Good progress on Chinese wine, lobster trade barriers, says Australia trade minister

US stocks trade mixed as investors prepare for first-quarter earnings results

US stocks trade mixed as investors prepare for first-quarter earnings results

Wall Street analysts have lowered their Q1 S&P 500 earnings estimates to $50.76 per share from $54.13 at the start of the year…

Japan’s trade gap widens as import costs surge on supply pressures

Japan’s trade gap widens as import costs surge on supply pressures

TOKYO — Japan’s exports logged a third straight month of double-digit gains in April led by U.S. demand, but surging global commodity costs inflated the country’s import bill to a record, adding to worries about the rising cost of living. Shoring up the prospects of a private demand-led recovery…

New trade deal to lift tariffs on British steel, U.S. motorcycles, whiskey

New trade deal to lift tariffs on British steel, U.S. motorcycles, whiskey

The United States and Britain ended a four-year dispute over U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs on Tuesday, pledging to work together to counter China in a deal that also removes retaliatory tariffs from U.S. motorcycles, whiskey and other products. In a joint statement, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and U.S…

China’s Oct trade with United States, EU, other key economies

China’s Oct trade with United States, EU, other key economies

BEIJING — China’s export growth slowed in October but beat forecasts as booming global demand for the holiday season, an easing power crunch and ebbing supply chain disruptions offset some pressure on the world’s second-largest economy. Outbound shipments jumped 27.1% in October from a year earlier…

Hong Kong opposition trade union group to disband

Hong Kong opposition trade union group to disband

HONG KONG — A Hong Kong opposition trade union coalition, the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions, said on Sunday it would disband, the latest civil society organization to cease operating in the financial hub this year. The organization passed a motion last week to disband, HKCTU co-president Joe Wong told the media. (Reporting by…

China July trade surplus with United States at $35.4 bln

China July trade surplus with United States at $35.4 bln

BEIJING — China’s trade surplus with the United States stood at $35.4 billion in July, Reuters calculations based on Chinese customs data showed on Saturday, up from $32.58 billion in June. For the first seven months of the year, the surplus was $200.32 billion, up from $164.92 billion during the first half of 2021. Amid…

Unlock trade is the buzz on the Street: A cautious approach is advisable

Unlock trade is the buzz on the Street: A cautious approach is advisable

Aviation, hospitality, and multiplex stocks rising on hopes of strong rebound in coming months

On recovery path: WTO pegs trade growth at 8% in 2021, highest in a decade

On recovery path: WTO pegs trade growth at 8% in 2021, highest in a decade

Says growth will slow to 4% in 2022 as effects of the pandemic will be felt

Rail deal is $29bn bet on trade pact between Canada, US and Mexico

Rail deal is $29bn bet on trade pact between Canada, US and Mexico

Canadian Pacific takeover of Kansas City Southern will create single 20,000-mile network

New U.S. trade ‘czar’ Tai vows to promote equitable growth, give workers more say

New U.S. trade ‘czar’ Tai vows to promote equitable growth, give workers more say

New U.S. trade ‘czar’ Tai vows to promote equitable growth, give workers more say