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BERLIN | German trade surplus narrows as imports outpace exports

BERLIN — Import growth outpaced that of exports in October in Germany, narrowing the trade surplus of Europe‘s largest economy. The Federal Statistical Office said Monday that October exports were up 0.7 percent and imports up 1.3 percent compared with September, in calendar and seasonally adjusted terms. That lowered the trade surplus to 17.3 billion … Continue reading BERLIN | German trade surplus narrows as imports outpace exports

SINGAPORE | Markets rebounding on China data, report of Trump-Xi meet

SINGAPORE— Share prices in Asia rebounded Friday on a report that President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping may meet at the Group of 20 summit in Argentina in late November. The Wall Street Journal said the White House had informed officials in Beijing that it would go ahead with a summit meeting … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Markets rebounding on China data, report of Trump-Xi meet

BERLIN | German exports slip for second month in a row

BERLIN— German exports dropped in August over the previous month for the second month in a row in the latest disappointing news about Europe‘s largest economy. The Federal Statistical Office reported Tuesday that exports were down 0.1 percent to 110.3 billion euros ($126.24 billion) in August, in seasonally and calendar adjusted numbers. Imports decreased 2.7 … Continue reading BERLIN | German exports slip for second month in a row

TOKYO  | Japan fiscal year trade surplus with US up nearly 6 percent

TOKYO  | April 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Japan’s trade surplus with the U.S. grew nearly 6 percent in the fiscal year through March, the first increase in two years, according to data released Wednesday, The trade figures were reported as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits the U.S. for meetings with President Donald Trump, who has complained … Continue reading TOKYO  | Japan fiscal year trade surplus with US up nearly 6 percent