Stories tagged: trade
Mon., May 2, 2016, 9:10 a.m.
The first U.S. cruise ship in nearly 40 years crossed the Florida Straits from Miami and docked in Havana on Monday, restarting commercial travel on waters that served as a …
Fri., April 29, 2016, 3:05 p.m.
The foreign ministers of Russia and China on Friday expressed their joint opposition to the U.S. deployment of an anti-missile system in South Korea and said non-claimants should not take …
Fri., April 29, 2016, 11:46 a.m.
The Canadian dollar has hit the 80 cent U.S. mark for the first time since last summer, trading at its strongest level since last June.
Sat., April 23, 2016, 8:10 a.m.
To some it’s the real deal, to others it’s a bland brew, but thanks to a 500-year-old rule everybody can be sure what’s in German beer. Chancellor Angela Merkel was …
Fri., April 22, 2016, 2:46 p.m.
Cuba has loosened a policy banning Cuban-born people from arriving by sea, allowing Carnival Corp. to go forward with the first U.S. cruise to the island in a half-century, the …
Fri., April 22, 2016, 1:47 p.m.
China’s Ministry of Justice has sent back a lawsuit in which thousands of U.S. homeowners say a Cabinet-level agency should pay for damage to their homes from defective drywall made …
Fri., April 22, 2016, 10:51 a.m.
London Mayor Boris Johnson, a leader of the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union, faced a flurry of criticism Friday for suggesting U.S. President Barack Obama may have …
Wed., April 20, 2016, 9:04 a.m.
The Senate approved a wide-ranging energy bill Wednesday that would promote a variety of energy sources and speed federal approval of projects to export liquefied natural gas to Europe and …
Wed., April 13, 2016, 2:12 p.m.
A new poll says approval for Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has fallen to the lowest level for any of the country’s last four presidents.
Tue., April 12, 2016, 2:22 p.m.
The federal government’s budget deficit rose sharply in March, pushing the deficit for the first six months of this budget year above the same period a year ago.
Fri., April 8, 2016, 10:24 a.m.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership could help some Washington businesses and industries and hurt others. Sue Lani Madsen is waiting for more information from the U.S. International Trade Commission before deciding whether …
Tue., April 5, 2016, 10:04 a.m.
Kuwait’s OPEC governor is saying members of the oil cartel and other producing countries likely will reach a deal later this month to freeze production as crude prices sit below …
Tue., April 5, 2016, 8:25 a.m.
The U.S. trade deficit rose in February to the highest level in six months as the growth in imports outpaced a modest rise in exports.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 7:45 a.m.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton agree on almost nothing. Except for their dislike of a sweeping agreement that would erase most tariffs and other trade barriers among the United States …
Wed., March 30, 2016, 1:46 p.m.
The Seattle Mariners rounded out their bullpen Wednesday just before the start of the season by acquiring right-hander Nick Vincent from the San Diego Padres for a player to be …
Wed., March 30, 2016, 1 p.m.
Businesses added a solid 200,000 net jobs this month, according to a closely watched private survey released Wednesday, as the U.S. labor market continued to strengthen even as overall economic …
Sun., March 27, 2016
TPP strengthens our ties to burgeoning markets, giving our exporters a chance to expand and grow.
Mon., March 14, 2016, 7:24 a.m.
Russian energy minister says Gazprom, Russia’s state gas monopoly, has put forward proposals for the development of oil fields in Iran.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 1:34 p.m.
Cuba and the European Union have signed a deal normalizing their relations after years of tensions spawned by disagreement over human rights on the island.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 7:56 a.m.
China’s inflation accelerated to 2.3 percent in February, driven by a jump in food prices, but fell below the government’s official target for the year.
Fri., March 4, 2016, 11 a.m.
President Barack Obama says Republicans may be making “doomsday” claims about the economy, but he has another take: “America’s pretty darn great right now.”
Fri., March 4, 2016, 8:38 a.m.
Iran has invited Boeing to Tehran to negotiate a possible aircraft purchase, just after the country signed a major deal with its rival Airbus, Iran’s state television reported.
Fri., March 4, 2016, 7:40 a.m.
The U.S. trade deficit rose in January as American exports fell for a fourth straight month.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 10:28 a.m.
The Mexican government has made his first direct response to Donald Trump’s pledge to build a wall along the two countries’ border – and make Mexico pay for it.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 9:52 a.m.
Orders to U.S. factories increased in January by the most in seven months, while a key category that tracks business investment plans rose by the largest amount in 19 months.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 8:57 a.m.
WASHINGTON – Factory activity in the United States and China – the world’s top two economies – slowed in February, reflecting and contributing to worldwide economic weakness. In the United …
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016, 1:47 p.m.
A former Oregon legislator and one-time gubernatorial candidate has proposed creating a shipping authority to help restore shipping business to Portland.
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 7:56 a.m.
The United States and Cuba have signed an agreement to resume commercial air traffic for the first time in five decades, starting the clock on dozens of new flights operating …
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 1:08 p.m.
The federal government recorded a budget surplus in January of $55.2 billion, helped by a timing quirk that shifted benefit payments to December.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 6:50 a.m.
The U.S. trade deficit rose in December as American exports fell for a third straight month, reflecting the pressures of a stronger dollar and spreading global weakness. Those factors contributed …