Monday, March 26, 2018
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United States, South Korea Revise Trade Deal with Quotas on Korean Steel

By Hyunjoo Jin and Joyce Lee SEOUL, March 26 (Reuters) – The United States and South Korea agreed to revise a trade pact sharply criticized by U.S. President Donald Trump, Seoul...

March 26, 2018
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Saturday, March 24, 2018
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Canada Urges World Nations to Preserve Pillars of Global Trade

By Jason Koutsoukis (Bloomberg) — As the U.S. and China edge closer to a full-blown trade war, Canada has urged all nations to act to preserve the pillars of the world trading...

March 24, 2018
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Monday, February 19, 2018
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Maritime News

All Aboard for Hedge Funds as Trade Tide Lifts Shipping

By Jonathan Saul and Maiya Keidan LONDON, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Forced to abandon ship after mistiming their investments five years ago, hedge funds are venturing back in a bid to...

February 19, 2018
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Monday, February 12, 2018
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WTO Outlook Indicator: Global Trade Growth to Stay Above-Trend

By Tom Miles GENEVA, Feb 12 (Reuters) – Global trade in goods will continue growing above trend during the second quarter, the World Trade Organization’s quarterly outlook indicator showed on...

February 12, 2018
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U.S. Economy Is at Risk Amid Immigration Curbs, Maersk CEO Says

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) — The chief executive officer of the world’s biggest shipping company says curbs on immigration backed by the administration of President Donald Trump risk hurting the U.S. economy....

February 12, 2018
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Tuesday, December 5, 2017
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Rising Dry Bulk Freight Costs Will Squeeze Traders, Boost Food Prices

By Agnieszka de Sousa (Bloomberg) — It’s getting more expensive to transport commodities around the world, threatening to squeeze profits for global traders and raise food prices. The Baltic Dry...

December 5, 2017
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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EU Launches Free Trade Deal with Canada as Britain Eyes Own Deal

By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS, Sept 20 (Reuters) – The European Union and Canada will begin cutting import duties from Thursday on thousands of products and services in a reminder to Britain...

September 20, 2017
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Friday, August 11, 2017
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Maritime News

War Threat in Korea Exposes Artery of Global Commodity Trade

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — Should U.S. President Donald Trump unleash “fire and fury” on North Korea, it will bring conflict to the core of the global commodity trade. North...

August 11, 2017
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Monday, August 7, 2017
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Globalization Thrives in Asia as Export Revival Buoys Growth

By Enda Curran and Michael Heath (Bloomberg) — For all the talk of globalization’s retreat amid the mercantilist rhetoric of Donald Trump, it’s proving to be a very different story...

August 7, 2017
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Wednesday, August 2, 2017
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Global Trade Recovery Lifts Diesel Demand

By John Kemp LONDON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – World trade is growing again which will give a big boost to middle distillates such as diesel used in the high-power engines...

August 2, 2017
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Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Maritime News

U.S., China Talks Get Rocky Start as Secretary Ross Assails Trade Gap

By Saleha Mohsin, Andrew Mayeda and Ye Xie (Bloomberg) — Talks between the world’s two biggest economies got off to a tense start as U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross upbraided...

July 19, 2017
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Tuesday, July 18, 2017
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Commerce Secretary Ross Urges China to Give U.S. Companies Equal Footing on Trade

By Saleha Mohsin and Ye Xie (Bloomberg) — China’s maturing economy needs to further open markets to American investors and exporters so they can compete on equal footing, U.S. Commerce...

July 18, 2017
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Friday, May 19, 2017
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Global Expansion Is In Sync, Even If Chaos Reigns Elsewhere

By Theophilos Argitis and Blaise Robinson (Bloomberg) — With the first-quarter earnings season coming to a close, the verdict is in on the synchronized global expansion: It’s alive and well....

May 19, 2017
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Thursday, May 4, 2017
Maritime News

Global Trade Growth Is About to Slow, Morgan Stanley Says

By Luke Kawa (Bloomberg) — Signs are pointing to a looming slowdown in global trade growth, according to Morgan Stanley. Each component of the bank’s proprietary global trade leading indicator...

May 4, 2017
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Tuesday, April 4, 2017
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U.S. Trade Deficit Falls as Exports Hit Two-Year High

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON, April 4 (Reuters) – The U.S. trade deficit fell more than expected in February as exports increased to a two-year high and slowing domestic demand weighed...

April 4, 2017
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Monday, April 3, 2017
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Shipping Container Price Spike Points to Global Trade Growth

By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE, April 3 (Reuters) – Prices for shipping containers, the metal boxes that carry 90 percent of the world’s manufactured goods, have risen to their highest since...

April 3, 2017
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Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Maritime News

Port Operators, Shippers Lead Up China, Hong Kong Shares as Global Trade View Brightens

SHANGHAI, March 29 (Reuters) – China and Hong Kong stocks rose on Wednesday as further signs of a pick-up in global trade boosted shares of port operators and shipping companies,...

March 29, 2017
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Monday, February 27, 2017
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BHP Says `Bloody Awful’ Trade Pledges Risk Deflating Trump Pump

By David Stringer and Danielle Bochove (Bloomberg) — The head of the world’s biggest mining company intensified his warnings that U.S. trade protectionism under President Donald Trump would threaten global growth...

February 27, 2017
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Thursday, February 9, 2017
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Trump May Need a Second Term to See Fruits of His Trade Deals

By Austin Weinstein (Bloomberg) — So far, President Donald Trump has mostly declared policy 140 characters at a time, or through flurries of executive orders. But history shows that trade...

February 9, 2017
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Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Maritime News

World’s Biggest Shipping Company Voices Alarm at Trump Trade War

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) — A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, the owner of the world’s biggest container shipping line, is paying particular attention to noises coming from the U.S. that suggest the...

February 8, 2017
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