Trade balance

In this Jan. 10, 2019, photo released by Xinhua News Agency, a worker checks on a soybean food at a processing factory in Xiaotun Township of Dafang County in Bijie, southwest China's Guizhou Province. China's trade growth slowed in 2018 as a tariff battle with Washington heated up and global consumer demand weakened. Exports rose 7.1 percent, customs data showed Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 down from the 7.9 percent reported earlier for 2017. Import growth declined to 12.9 percent from the previous year's 15.9 percent. (Luo Dafu/Xinhua via AP)
January 14, 2019 - 12:27 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's 2018 trade surplus with the United States surged to a record $323.3 billion but exports contracted in December as the delayed impact of President Donald Trump's tariff hikes started to hurt demand. Exports to the United States in 2018 rose 11.3 percent to $478.4 billion...
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In this Jan. 10, 2019, photo released by Xinhua News Agency, a worker checks on a soybean food at a processing factory in Xiaotun Township of Dafang County in Bijie, southwest China's Guizhou Province. China's trade growth slowed in 2018 as a tariff battle with Washington heated up and global consumer demand weakened. Exports rose 7.1 percent, customs data showed Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 down from the 7.9 percent reported earlier for 2017. Import growth declined to 12.9 percent from the previous year's 15.9 percent. (Luo Dafu/Xinhua via AP)
January 13, 2019 - 11:02 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's politically sensitive trade surplus with the United States surged to a record $323.3 billion in 2018 as a tariff battle with Washington intensified. Chinese customs data released Monday showed December exports to the U.S. contracted 3.5 percent compared with a year earlier,...
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In this Jan. 1, 2019, photo, a worker pulls a roll of fabric at a dyeing factory in Hangzhou in east China's Zhejiang province. China's trade growth slowed in 2018 as a tariff battle with Washington heated up and global consumer demand weakened. Exports rose 7.1 percent, customs data showed Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, down from the 7.9 percent reported earlier for 2017. Import growth declined to 12.9 percent from the previous year's 15.9 percent. (Chinatopix via AP)
January 13, 2019 - 10:52 pm
BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on China-U.S. trade and the tariffs battle between the two biggest economies (all times local): 11:55 a.m. China's politically sensitive trade surplus with the United States surged to a record $323.3 billion in 2018 as a tariff battle with Washington intensified. Customs...
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The sun is about to rise over the buildings of the banking district in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
December 10, 2018 - 6:19 am
BERLIN (AP) — Import growth outpaced that of exports in October in Germany, narrowing the trade surplus of Europe's largest economy. The Federal Statistical Office said Monday that October exports were up 0.7 percent and imports up 1.3 percent compared with September, in calendar and seasonally...
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President Donald Trump meets with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
November 30, 2018 - 8:59 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump at the Group of 20 summit (all times local): 8 p.m. South Korea's presidential office says U.S. President Donald Trump has reaffirmed a willingness to hold his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un early next year...
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President Donald Trump meets with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
November 30, 2018 - 1:19 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump at the Group of 20 summit (all times local): 3:15 p.m. President Donald Trump says he might have a discussion with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during a summit they're both attending in Argentina, but so far they've haven...
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In this Aug. 24, 2018, photo, a Japanese flag is hoisted near the pier of a container terminal in Tokyo. Japan recorded a trade deficit in October but a recovery in exports after getting slammed by natural disasters in September, according to government data released Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Exports grew 8.2 percent from the same month the previous year, the Finance Ministry said. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 18, 2018 - 11:43 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's trade deficit grew to its largest since July 2015 in October as a gain in exports was outpaced by a nearly 20 percent jump in imports. The Ministry of Finance said Monday that exports grew at an 8.2 percent annual pace. In September, exports had fallen 1.2 percent from the...
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In this Aug. 24, 2018, photo, a Japanese flag is hoisted near the pier of a container terminal in Tokyo. Japan recorded a trade deficit in October but a recovery in exports after getting slammed by natural disasters in September, according to government data released Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Exports grew 8.2 percent from the same month the previous year, the Finance Ministry said. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 18, 2018 - 10:23 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan recorded a trade deficit in October but a recovery in exports after getting slammed by natural disasters in September, according to government data released Monday. Exports grew 8.2 percent from the same month the previous year, the Finance Ministry said. In September, exports...
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November 18, 2018 - 10:15 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan recorded a trade deficit in October but a recovery in exports after getting slammed by natural disasters in September, according to government data released Monday. Exports grew 8.2 percent from the same month the previous year, the Finance Ministry said. In September, exports...
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November 18, 2018 - 9:01 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan is reporting a trade deficit in October but is seeing a recovery in exports after getting slammed by natural disasters in September. Japan's Ministry of Finance said Monday exports grew 8.2 percent from the same month the previous year. In September, exports fell 1.2 percent from...
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