Trade balance

In this Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, photo, a laborer works on an aluminum wheel hub at a manufacturing facility in Qinhuangdao in northern China's Hebei province. U.S. and Chinese negotiators meet this week for their final trade talks before President Donald Trump decides whether to go ahead with a March 2 tariff hike on $200 billion of imports from China. (Chinatopix via AP)
February 13, 2019 - 1:57 am
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators meet this week for their final trade talks before President Donald Trump decides whether to go ahead with a March 2 tariff hike on $200 billion of imports from China. Two days of talks starting Thursday are too little time to resolve a tariff war over...
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In this Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, photo, a laborer works on an aluminum wheel hub at a manufacturing facility in Qinhuangdao in northern China's Hebei province. U.S. and Chinese negotiators meet this week for their final trade talks before President Donald Trump decides whether to go ahead with a March 2 tariff hike on $200 billion of imports from China. (Chinatopix via AP)
February 13, 2019 - 1:44 am
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators meet this week for their final trade talks before President Donald Trump decides whether to go ahead with a March 2 tariff hike on $200 billion of imports from China. Two days of talks starting Thursday are too little time to resolve a tariff war over...
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Swiss Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin, right, and British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox, left, react after signing a trade agreement in Bern, Switzerland, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. Parmelin and Fox signed a bilateral trade agreement regulating relations between the two countries after the Brexit. Because of the customs treaty with Switzerland, the agreement also applies to Liechtenstein. (Peter Klaunzer/Keystone via AP)
February 11, 2019 - 9:05 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's plans to leave the European Union (all times local): 2 p.m. In its last full-year as a member of the European Union, Britain recorded a record trade deficit with the bloc. The Office for National Statistics said the country's trade in goods deficit with EU...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2018 file photo, container ships are loaded at the harbor in Hamburg, Germany. German imports and exports both rose unexpectedly strongly in December, increasing the trade surplus and providing a positive note about the strength of Europe's largest economy amid growing worries (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
February 08, 2019 - 4:54 am
BERLIN (AP) — German imports and exports both rose unexpectedly strongly in December, providing a positive note about the strength of Europe's largest economy amid growing worries, official data showed Friday. Exports rose 1.5 percent from November, to 112.3 billion euros ($127.3 billion), while...
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February 08, 2019 - 3:23 am
BERLIN (AP) — German imports and exports both rose unexpectedly strongly in December, providing a positive note about the strength of Europe's largest economy amid growing worries. The Federal Statistical Office reported Friday that exports rose 1.5 percent from November, to 112.3 billion euros ($...
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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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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 - 8:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in November as imports fell faster than exports. The Commerce Department says 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. America ran a $71.6...
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A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. Shares have advanced in Asia following a rally on Wall Street led by technology companies. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
February 06, 2019 - 4:37 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares fell in early European trading Wednesday following President Donald Trump's State of the Union address to Congress. The address raised no fresh concerns, though Trump reiterated his determination to protect American jobs and get China to make structural changes to its economy...
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In this June 18, 2018, photo, containers are piled up to be exported at a port in Tokyo. Japanese government data show the nation's exports fell 3.8 percent in December, compared to a year ago, pushed down by falling exports to China, according to Ministry of Finance data released Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
January 22, 2019 - 10:49 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's exports fell 3.8 percent in December from a year earlier, hit by slowing demand in China, as the trade balance shifted back into deficit for the year, the government reported Tuesday. For the year, imports outpaced the rise in exports, leaving a trade deficit for the first time...
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People stand by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Shares in Asia rose Monday, extending gains on Wall Street last week. Buying enthusiasm has been spurred by renewed hopes for progress on resolving the trade standoff between the U.S. and China. Shares rose in Shanghai and Hong Kong early Monday despite news that China’s economy grew at its lowest pace in three decades last year. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
January 21, 2019 - 11:55 am
BANGKOK (AP) — World stocks were subdued Monday after China reported its slowest economic expansion in 30 years and the International Monetary Fund cut its forecasts for global growth this year. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX fell 0.6 percent to close at 11,136.20 while the CAC 40 in France slipped 0...
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