Tag: Trade/External Payments
6 months ago
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Global Trade Flows Fell in October, According to WSJ Indicator

Global trade flows fell again in October after two months of increase, a sign that the value of goods moving across i...

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7 months ago
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Global Trade Picked Up Again in September, According to WSJ Indicator

An indicator of goods trade flows points to a 0.6% increase in September from August

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8 months ago
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Global Trade Picked Up in August, According to WSJ Indicator

Global trade flows rose in August after four straight months of decline, a sign that the global downturn in manufactu...

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8 months ago
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Decline in Global Trade Extended Into July, According to WSJ Indicator

Global trade flows fell sharply for a fourth straight month in July as rising prices and a series of rate rises by ce...

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9 months ago
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Decline in Global Trade Extended Into July, According to WSJ Indicator

Global trade flows fell 0.4% in July, as rising prices and a series of rate rises by central banks weighed on demand ...

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11 months ago
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Why Russia Killed the Ukraine Grain Deal

Disrupting Black Sea trade could boost Russian exports; Ukraine responds with counter-threat

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11 months ago
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Global Trade Slumped Again In May, According To WSJ Indicator

Global trade flows fell sharply for the second straight month in May, a sign that the global economy is slowing as a ...

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12 months ago
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U.S. Is Top Investment Destination Despite Falling Inflows

Worldwide foreign direct investment fell less sharply than feared last year but there are few signs of a rebound this...

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about 1 year ago
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Global Trade Slumped in April, According to WSJ Indicator

An indicator of goods trade flows points to a 3.5% decline in April from March

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about 1 year ago
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Global Trade Jumped in March, According to WSJ Indicator

The jump in flows reflects a sharp rise in exports from China and Brazil

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about 1 year ago
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Global Trade Jumped in March, According to WSJ Indicator

The jump in flows reflects a sharp rise in exports from China and Brazil

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about 1 year ago
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Global Trade Rose in February, According to WSJ Indicator

Global trade flows rose 1.2% in February, although this revival is unlikely to be sustained for long as consumers fac...

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about 1 year ago
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Sanctions Against Russia Could Be Better, These Harvard Economists Say

Group argues for improved U.S.-Europe coordination and more curbs on components

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about 1 year ago
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Global Trade Rose in January, According to WSJ Indicator

Global trade flows increased 1.2% in January as U.S. consumers continued to spend freely, but are likely to slow over...

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about 1 year ago
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China Signals Readiness to Further Ease Trade Dispute With Australia

Review of barley duties shows ties between Beijing and Canberra are improving

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about 1 year ago
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China’s Economic Lifeline to Russia Gives Beijing Upper Hand

Moscow’s increasing dependence on China is giving Beijing greater leverage

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over 1 year ago
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Russia Relies on Tech Imports From China Amid the Ukraine War

Following the trail of chips and other tech gear from China, Turkey, Hong Kong and elsewhere to Ukraine’s battlefields

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over 1 year ago
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WTO Sees Sharp Slowdown in Global Trade, Pointing to Possible Recession, Lower Inflation

World trade in goods is set to slow more sharply than previously expected next year, possibly easing inflationary pre...

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over 1 year ago
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More Trouble for China’s Export Juggernaut

China is more dependent on exports for growth than it has been in years. But the export boom is starting to lose steam.

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over 1 year ago
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China’s Yuan Has Further to Fall

In the face of a widening rate differential with the U.S., China’s strong trade surplus and conservative monetary pol...

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almost 2 years ago
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China’s Xi Jinping and Russia’s Vladimir Putin Showcase Growing Ties

The two leaders met in person for the first time since the start of the Ukraine war and in the wake of battlefield se...

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almost 2 years ago
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New Zealand, European Union Settle on Free-Trade Agreement

New Zealand has concluded negotiations for a free-trade deal with the European Union, eliminating tariffs on exports ...

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about 2 years ago
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Ukraine Proposes Neutral Status With Guarantees, and Zelensky Seeks More Western Help

Kyiv outlined its demands during cease-fire talks with Russia, seeking binding security guarantees from the U.S. and ...

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over 2 years ago
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For Europe, Russia Sanctions Will Sting

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine threatens to set back Europe’s economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, as sanction...

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over 2 years ago
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WSJ News Exclusive | Jared Kushner’s New Fund Looks to Profit From His Middle East Diplomacy

The former president’s son-in-law and senior adviser has met in the last two months with the crown princes of Saudi A...

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over 2 years ago
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Foreign Investment Bounced Back Last Year but Did Little to Ease Supply Strains

Overseas investment by businesses around the world in 2021 exceeded its pre-pandemic total, but little of that U.S.-l...

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over 2 years ago
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Biden, Putin Warn of Danger to Relations if Crisis Over Ukraine Escalates

In a 50-minute conference call, President Biden renewed a warning to his Russian counterpart that Moscow would face p...

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over 2 years ago
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China’s Tech-Investment Paradox

Some curious patterns emerge in a nation that prefers to be a manufacturing high-tech superpower.

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over 2 years ago
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Turkey’s Woes Haven’t Spread to Broader Emerging Markets

The world’s biggest emerging markets have dodged contagion from Turkey’s currency implosion, but there are other thre...

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over 2 years ago
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Foreign Investment Rebounds but Strained Factories Miss Out

Overseas investment around the world surged in the first six months of 2021 as rich economies rebounded strongly, but...

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over 2 years ago
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The U.S.-China Trade Conflict Remains Frozen

By keeping existing tariffs, with possible loopholes, Biden walks a fine line between his domestic economic agenda, C...

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over 2 years ago
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Another Trade War, Another Stalemate?

World trade is already struggling with high shipping costs and shuttered Asian factories. That might not prevent anot...

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almost 3 years ago
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U.S. Wins International Backing for Global Minimum Tax

Officials from 130 countries agreed to the broad outlines of a wider overhaul of the rules for taxing international c...

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almost 3 years ago
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Turbocharged U.S. Economy Attracts Foreign Investors

The extraordinary recovery of the U.S. economy is set to make the country the world’s top destination for overseas in...

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about 3 years ago
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Cheap Dollars Attract Foreign Investors to Treasurys

The cheapest dollars in years are spurring a rise in foreign investment in U.S. government bonds at the same time tha...

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about 3 years ago
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U.S. to Levy Tariffs Over Digital-Service Tax, but Suspend Implementation

The Biden administration said it will impose tariffs on the U.K. and five other countries in response to their taxes ...

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about 3 years ago
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Australia Cancels China Infrastructure Deal, Citing National Interest

The federal government canceled an infrastructure deal between China and one of Australia’s most populous states, fol...

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over 3 years ago
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China’s Economic Data: A Guide for the Dazed and Confused

Investors are right to be skeptical about China’s economic data. Here’s how to interpret it.

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over 3 years ago
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China’s State Capitalism Collides With Its Technological Ambitions

The enduring power of China’s state-owned enterprises to siphon off resources and box out competitors still looks lik...

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