Imports and Exports | 12 January 2018

Chinese exports and imports see further growth in December 2017

China saw a better-than-expected export performance in December 2017, although import growth for the month fell below the forecasted level.

Imports and Exports | 18 December 2017

Japanese export growth stretches to 12th consecutive month

Japan has recorded a 12th consecutive month of export growth in November, according to new economic data.

Imports and Exports | 15 December 2017

Fall in German exports narrows trade surplus for October

Germany's trade surplus narrowed in October following an unexpected decline in exports.

Imports and Exports | 14 December 2017

EU, Japan and US pledge to tackle market-distorting, protectionist trade practices

The EU, Japan and US have vowed to cooperate on eliminating market-distorting and protectionist trade practices that may be contributing to global overcapacities.

Imports and Exports | 13 December 2017

Chinese trade data exceeds forecasts in November

China's exports and imports both exceeded expectations during a strong November for the country's trade sector.

Imports and Exports | 6 December 2017

US trade deficit widens further in October 2017

The US trade deficit widened to a nine-month high in October 2017, with import figures hitting a record peak.

Imports and Exports | 4 December 2017

G20 trade growth accelerates to highest pace in six years

G20 merchandise trade growth accelerates to its fastest pace in six years during Q3 2017, according to the latest OECD data.

Imports and Exports | 4 December 2017

IMF: Europe is the engine for global trade

Europe has emerged as the driving force behind global trade growth, according to a new report from the International Monetary Fund.

Imports and Exports | 30 November 2017

New report highlights negative trade impact of US protectionism

A new report has predicted that the protectionist trade policies of president Donald Trump are likely to have a negative impact on US trade, with other countries also affected if they follow suit.

Imports and Exports | 20 November 2017

Japan sees further export growth in October 2017

Japan has seen further steady growth in exports during October, thanks to strong demand for key products such as cars and electronics.