Thursday, October 25, 2018
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Maritime News

Big Oil Woos China With $24 Billion Spree in Old Pirate Lair

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — A Chinese archipelago that served as a pirate’s den in centuries past and was governed by President Xi Jinping in the new millennium is luring the world’s...

October 25, 2018
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Friday, October 5, 2018
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Maritime News

Opinion: Globalization Is Alive and Well, in Regional Deals

By Daniel Moss (Bloomberg Opinion) — Give South Korean President Moon Jae-in marks for boldness. The Korean Peninsula seems an unlikely place to plant the seeds of a northeast Asian...

October 5, 2018
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Friday, August 17, 2018
Maritime News

Where to Look in the Oil Market for Clues of a Demand Slowdown

By Ellen Milligan and Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — This is supposed to be a year of bumper oil demand, but economic warning signs are flashing across the developing nations that drive growth....

August 17, 2018
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Monday, April 2, 2018
Maritime News

China Hammers U.S. Goods with Tariffs as “Sparks” of Trade War Fly

By Ben Blanchard and Tony Munroe BEIJING, April 2 (Reuters) – China has increased tariffs by up to 25 percent on 128 U.S. products, from frozen pork and wine to certain...

April 2, 2018
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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
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Maritime News

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to China: Import More U.S. Gas to Cut Trade Gap

By Ryan Collins, Scarlet Fu and Julia Chatterley (Bloomberg) — What would it take for China to reduce its trade gap with the U.S.? Buy more natural gas, for a...

March 27, 2018
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Monday, March 26, 2018

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
Total Views: 40

Monday, February 12, 2018
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Maritime News

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
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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
Total Views: 12

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
Total Views: 18

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

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
Total Views: 21

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

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
Total Views: 34

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
Total Views: 15

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
Total Views: 25