China's exports, imports growth seen moderating in June: Poll

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s exports likely lost some momentum in June as virus outbreaks and port delays pressured trading despite solid global demand helped by easing lockdown measures and vaccination drives, a Reuters poll showed on Friday.FILE PHOTO: Container ships…

Britain's entry into the CPTPP spells win-win all around

“England is no longer a mere European power… she is really more an Asiatic power than a European one,” wrote the one-time British prime minister Benjamin Disraeli in his 1847 novel, Tancred, Or The New Crusade. This was true when…

China's export growth unexpectedly speeds up in April

BEIJING (REUTERS) – China’s exports growth unexpectedly picked up in April, official data showed on Friday (May 7), as the world’s second-largest economy extended its recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. Exports in US dollar terms surged 32.3 per cent from…

Analysis: Twenty years on, EU turns cold on Mercosur trade deal

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – As the European Union looks forward to a fresh start with the United States under a new president, it is riddled with doubts over another transatlantic relationship.FILE PHOTO: Negotiators of the Latin American bloc Mercosur (L) and…