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FILE- In this May 21, 2018, file photo, container ships are unloaded at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif. China’s exports rebounded in January from a contraction late last year amid trade tensions with Washington, but imports declined. Global exports rose 9.1 percent over a year earlier while imports contracted 1.5 percent. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
February 14, 2019 - 12:53 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's January exports rebounded from a contraction amid a tariff battle with Washington while Chinese purchases of U.S. goods plunged. The data were announced Thursday as Chinese and U.S. negotiators began talks President Donald Trump says might decide whether he escalates a fight...
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FILE- In this Dec. 6, 2018, file photo container ships docked at the Port of Oakland are unloaded on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. On Wednesday, Feb. 6, the Commerce Department reports on the U.S. trade gap for November. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
February 06, 2019 - 9:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit fell 11.5 percent in November to the lowest level since June. The Commerce Department said Wednesday the gap between what the United States sells and what it buys from other countries dropped to $49.3 billion from a revised $55.7 billion in October. American...
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A customer picks up a bottle of wine imported from Spain after being priced down at a retail store in Chiba, near Tokyo, Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. The European Union and Japan have inaugurated a landmark deal they say will boost trade between the two economic powers and sends the message that international agreements still have a purpose in an age of increasing protectionism. The agreement that comes into effect Friday will scrap nearly all tariffs on products both sides trade in. (Kyodo News via AP)
February 01, 2019 - 7:04 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and Japan on Friday ushered in a landmark trade deal they say will boost business between the two economic powers and sends the message that international pacts still have a purpose in an age of increasing protectionism. The agreement that comes into effect will...
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nullFILE- In this Jan. 11, 2019, file photo, trader Frank O'Connell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Friday, Jan. 18. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 18, 2019 - 5:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks in the U.S. and Europe jumped Friday as renewed hopes for progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China helped the markets finish the week with another strong gain. Indexes jumped after Bloomberg News reported that China's government offered to buy more goods and...
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December 28, 2018 - 12:27 pm
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo's government on Friday extended a 100-percent tax on Serb imports to all international brand goods produced in Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. The new decision, taken Friday at a Cabinet meeting, is expected to affect goods including auto products, food, construction...
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In this Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, photo, two layers of barbed wire fencing ring the "Hotan City apparel employment training base" where Hetian Taida has a factory in Hotan in western China's Xinjiang region. This is one of a growing number of internment camps in the Xinjiang region, where by some estimates 1 million Muslims are detained, forced to give up their language and their religion and subject to political indoctrination. Now, the Chinese government is also forcing some detainees to work in manufacturing and food industries. Some of them are within the internment camps; others are privately owned, state-subsidized factories where detainees are sent once they are released. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
December 19, 2018 - 5:04 am
BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. government said Tuesday that it is reviewing reports of forced labor at a Chinese internment camp where ethnic minorities are sewing clothes that have been shipped to the U.S. market. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement that reporting by The Associated...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, a cargo truck drives amid stacked shipping containers at the Yangshan port in Shanghai. China's export growth sank in November, 2018, as global demand weakened, adding to pressure on Beijing ahead of trade talks with Washington. (AP Photo/File)
December 08, 2018 - 7:00 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's export growth sank in November as global demand weakened, adding to pressure on Beijing ahead of trade talks with Washington. Exports rose 5.4 percent over a year ago to $227.4 billion, a marked decline from the previous month's 12.6 percent increase, customs data showed...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to make a statement in Parliament in London, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
December 04, 2018 - 7:50 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 10:35 a.m. Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says British consumers could see their weekly shopping bills at the supermarket go up by 10 percent in a worst-case Brexit scenario. Addressing lawmakers, Carney said food prices could rise...
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FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo a rubber tire gantry moves into position to transfer shipping containers at the Georgia Ports Authority's Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. On Wednesday, Nov. 28, the Commerce Department issues the final estimate of how the U.S. economy performed in the July-September quarter. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)
November 28, 2018 - 10:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy expanded at a solid 3.5 percent annual rate in the July-September quarter, led by lower but still strong consumer spending and more business investment than previously estimated. The Commerce Department's figure for gross domestic product, released Wednesday, was...
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FILE -In this Feb. 26, 2018 file photo, Haiti's President Jovenel Moise, center, stands with Caricom Secretary General Irwin Larocque, from Dominica, left, and Grenada's Prime Minister Keith Mitchell, during the Caricom Summit in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The Guyana-based Caricom trade chief announced on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, that the Caribbean trade bloc is removing taxes on imported oil and petroleum products for the region as a major refinery on the island of Trinidad prepares to close. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery, File)
November 22, 2018 - 11:32 am
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — A Caribbean trade bloc is removing taxes on imported oil and petroleum products for the region as a major refinery on the island of Trinidad prepares to close. Guyana-based Caricom trade chief Joseph Cox told The Associated Press on Thursday that the decision aims to help...
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