Trade balance

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan speaks at a press conference in Beijing, Sunday, March 11, 2018. China says it will not initiate a "disastrous" trade war with the United States, but is vowing to defend its national interests in the face of growing American protectionism. (Li Xin/Xinhua via AP)
March 11, 2018 - 12:34 am
BEIJING (AP) — China said Sunday that it will not initiate a trade war with the United States, but vowed to defend its national interests in the face of growing American protectionism. "There are no winners in a trade war, and it would bring disaster to our two countries as well as the rest of the...
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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan speaks at a press conference in Beijing, Sunday, March 11, 2018. China says it will not initiate a "disastrous" trade war with the United States, but is vowing to defend its national interests in the face of growing American protectionism. (Li Xin/Xinhua via AP)
March 10, 2018 - 11:30 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China said Sunday that it will not initiate a trade war with the United States, but vowed to defend its national interests in the face of growing American protectionism. "There are no winners in a trade war, and it would bring disaster to our two countries as well as the rest of the...
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March 07, 2018 - 11:37 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's exports in February surged 44.5 percent over a year earlier while its politically sensitive trade surplus widened amid mounting tension with Washington. Customs data on Thursday showed export growth accelerated from January's 11.1 percent rate while import growth cooled to 6...
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FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, a container ship waits to be unloaded at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif. The Commerce Department reports on the U.S. trade gap for January, on Wednesday, March 7. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
March 07, 2018 - 8:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit rose in January to the highest level since October 2008, defying President Donald Trump's efforts to bring more balance to America's trade with the rest of the world. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that the trade deficit rose to $56.6 billion in...
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FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, a container ship waits to be unloaded at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif. The Commerce Department reports on the U.S. trade gap for January, on Wednesday, March 7. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
March 07, 2018 - 8:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit rose in January to the highest level since October 2008, defying President Donald Trump's efforts to bring more balance to America's trade with the rest of the world. The Commerce Department says the trade deficit rose to $56.6 billion in January, up from $...
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A man leaves a tailor in Tokyo's Nihombashi shopping and business district, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Japan has reported a trade deficit for January, its first in eight months, mainly due to seasonal factors. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
February 19, 2018 - 2:58 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's trade sector started out the year on a strong note though it slipped into deficit for the first time in eight months due to higher oil prices and seasonal factors. Customs data released Monday showed imports rose 8 percent from a year earlier to 7.03 trillion yen ($66 billion...
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February 19, 2018 - 1:37 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan has reported a trade deficit for January, its first in eight months, mainly due to seasonal factors. Customs data released Monday showed imports rose 8 percent from a year earlier to 7.03 trillion yen ($66 billion). Exports jumped 12 percent to 6.09 trillion yen ($57.1 billion),...
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A container ship is docked at the Port of Miami, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, in Miami Beach, Fla. The Commerce Department reports on the U.S. trade gap for December, on Tuesday, Feb. 6. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
February 06, 2018 - 2:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump campaigned on a promise to overturn U.S. trade policy and bring down the country's massive, persistent trade deficits. After a year in the White House, he still has a lot of work to do. The Commerce Department reported Tuesday that the U.S. trade deficit in...
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A container ship is docked at the Port of Miami, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, in Miami Beach, Fla. The Commerce Department reports on the U.S. trade gap for December, on Tuesday, Feb. 6. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
February 06, 2018 - 8:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit hit the highest level in nine years in 2017, defying President Donald Trump's efforts to bring more balance to America's trade relationships. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that the trade gap in goods and services rose to $566 billion last year, the...
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February 06, 2018 - 8:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit hit the highest level in nine years in 2017, defying President Donald Trump's efforts to bring more balance to America's trade relationships. The Commerce Department says the trade gap in goods and services rose to $566 billion last year, highest since $708...
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