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.

Legislation | 11 January 2018

Canadian government 'preparing for expected US withdrawal from NAFTA'

The Canadian government is increasingly convinced that the US is planning to pull out of the NAFTA trade pact, according to reports.

Brexit | 10 January 2018

UK 'to consider TPP membership after Brexit'

The UK would potentially consider membership of the Trans-Pacific Partnership after it leaves the EU, according to international trade secretary Liam Fox.

Legislation | 10 January 2018

A guide to the new EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement

Businesses should begin making preparations for the new Economic Partnership Agreement between the EU and Japan, which represents one of the largest FTAs of its kind.

Legislation | 29 December 2017

Examining Europe's new trade defense rules

Businesses should make an effort to learn all they can about the new EU trade defense rules, which will greatly enhance the union's approach to dealing with dumped and subsidized imports from countries found guilty of state-induced market distortions.

Legislation | 22 December 2017

New EU trade defense rules brought into effect

New trade defense legislation has entered into force in the EU as a means of tackling state-induced market distortions.

Brexit | 20 December 2017

EU official takes cautious tone on limitations of bespoke post-Brexit trade deal

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has outlined the likely limitations of a future trade deal between the UK and Europe, ruling out the possibility of a special arrangement for financial services.

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.