Imports and Exports | 8 May 2018

China's imports and exports exceed forecasts in April 2018

China has delivered better-than-expected trade results for April 2018, resulting in a strong trade surplus for the month.

Imports and Exports | 4 May 2018

US trade deficit shrinks in March following strong export growth

The US was able to shrink its trade deficit in March 2018 after export figures hit a record high.

Imports and Exports | 2 May 2018

US delays decision on steel and aluminum tariffs for EU, Canada and Mexico

The US has agreed to delay its decision on imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum on the EU, Canada and Mexico, as it prepares for talks with China over the same issue.

Imports and Exports | 26 April 2018

International survey reveals demand for new approach to globalization and free trade

A new report from Bertelsmann Stiftung has revealed a growing demand for a new approach to globalization and free trade that offers greater protection from their more damaging aspects.

Imports and Exports | 25 April 2018

The US-China trade conflict: what has happened, and what could happen next?

Businesses around the world will be keeping close tabs on the ongoing trade dispute between the US and China, as the escalation or resolution of the conflict could have a profound global impact.

Imports and Exports | 24 April 2018

WTO: future global trade growth depends on policy choices

The WTO has predicted strong global merchandise trade growth in 2018 and 2019 - but only if the world's governments embrace policies that facilitate this growth.

Imports and Exports | 12 April 2018

IMF chief: multilateral trade system 'in danger of being torn apart'

IMF managing director Christine Lagarde has warned of the existential threat the current wave of protectionism is posing to the global trade system.

Imports and Exports | 9 April 2018

German exports fall unexpectedly in February 2018

Germany experienced an unexpected drop in exports in February, suggesting that the country's recent economic upswing may have passed its peak.

Imports and Exports | 6 April 2018

Chinese exports surge in February 2018 despite global tensions

China saw a better-than-expected performance in terms of exports in February, despite concerns over a trade war with the US.

Imports and Exports | 15 March 2018

US outlines aggressive trade policies in annual report

A range of aggressive trade policies have been unveiled by the US government as part of the president's latest Trade Policy Agenda and Annual Report.