Tuesday, February 7, 2017

U.S. Trade Gap Widens in 2016 as Exports, Imports Both Shrink

By Shobhana Chandra (Bloomberg) — The U.S. trade deficit widened last year to the biggest since 2012 as exports fell more than imports, though a narrowing gap in December suggests...

February 7, 2017
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Monday, January 23, 2017
Maritime News

President Trump Withdraws U.S. from Trans-Pacific Partnership

By Toluse Olorunnipa, Kevin Cirilli and Austin Weinstein (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump abruptly ended the decades-old U.S. tilt toward free trade by signing an executive order to withdraw from an...

January 23, 2017
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Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Maritime News

Trump Names China Critic as U.S. Trade Representative

By David Lawder WASHINGTON, Jan 3 (Reuters) – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday named Robert Lighthizer, an official in the Reagan administration and harsh critic of China’s trade practices,...

January 3, 2017
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Sunday, November 13, 2016
Maritime News

Pakistan’s Gwadar Port Open for Business With Arrival of First Chinese Ship

GWADAR, Pakistan, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Pakistan’s prime minister and army chief welcomed on Sunday the first large shipment of Chinese goods through the renovated port of Gwadar, part of...

November 13, 2016
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
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Trump Victory Could Spell Defeat for Transatlantic Trade Deal

By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS, Nov 9 (Reuters) – A protectionist U.S. president and increased European suspicion of a Trump-led America undermine the prospects of a planned transatlantic free trade agreement...

November 9, 2016
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Friday, September 16, 2016
Maritime News

Obama Enlists Republican Kasich to Push Trans-Pacific Trade Deal During Presidency

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Ohio’s Republican governor, John Kasich, took over the White House briefing lectern on Friday to praise the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership, an unusual...

September 16, 2016
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