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  1. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Japan's exports fall on weak US and Asian demand

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 12:55am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Japan's exports fall on weak US and Asian demand Japan's exports fell last month for the first time in 15 months on weak demand from the US and Asia, adding to challenges for the country's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, as he tries to steer the economy through a forecast contraction this quarter. Outbound shipments decreased 2.7 per cent year on year last ...

  2. Business - Economy - TRADE

    US farm groups seek to exclude Japan from Pacific trade talks

    Posted May 30th 2014, 01:10am by Reuters

    ... Japan's economy. ... Reuters in Washington US farmers threaten push for Japan exit from trade talks United States farm groups have called for Japan to be suspended from Pacific trade talks if it insists ...

  3. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Japan’s trade deficit shrinks as exports rise 9.8pc

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 11:15am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Japan’s exports rose 9.8 per cent last month from a year earlier as shipments recovered from a Lunar New Year slowdown, Ministry of Finance data showed on Wednesday. ... of 800.3 billion yen (HK$61.2 billion), higher than the 590 billion yen deficit expected but well below January’s record trade gap of 2.79 trillion yen. Japan has now posted a record 20 months ...

  4. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Strong exports lift hopes for Japan's economy

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 10:17am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Trade deficit is expected to shrink as a weak yen helps boost shipments by 10 per cent in May Strong exports lift hopes for Japan's economy Japan's exports rose last month at the fastest annual rate in more than two years, boding well for the economy as a weak yen and a moderate pick-up in global demand add to the country's stimulus policies. ...

  5. News - Asia - TRADE

    US, Japan focus on trade to boost both economies

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington With the economy an increasing concern, Obama and Abe discuss an Asia-Pacific free-trade agreement that would benefit both nations Japan, U.S. seek growth via trade For the last two decades, Japan's stagnant economy has taken a back seat to China's explosive growth. But the economic agenda for the United States and Japan is heating up, ...

  6. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Japan and the United States face off in crucial trans-Pacific trade negotiations

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 02:03pm by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... per cent on imports of passenger cars and 25 per cent on light trucks. “Japan and the United States are dominant among parties participating in TPP talks in terms of economy.” Japan ... -Australia agreement. “I think we can say Japan and the United States are dominant among parties participating in TPP talks in terms of economy,” he told Japanese television on Tuesday. “If Japan and the United ...

  7. Business - Economy - TRADE

    China hails partial win against US despite losing appeal in WTO

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:19am by CHIM SAU-WAI, Reuters

    ... trade dispute between the United States, the world's biggest economy, and China, the second largest. The US is China's biggest trade partner, with total trade last year reaching US$521 ... complained that the law "explicitly allows for the application of countervailing measures to non-market economy countries", saying it violated WTO trade rules. China had also claimed ...

  8. Business - Economy - TRADE

    China’s export growth falls short of expectations as imports rebound

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 10:52am by Victoria Ruan

    ... growth will reach 7.3 per cent this year, with cooling property investment as the main drag on the economy, Zhu said. Regulators have been investigating commodity financing at the port of Qingdao ...

  9. Business - Economy - TRADE

    South Korea releases disappointing export figures

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 01:44am by Reuters

    ... per cent gain in a survey. Imports also fell short of a 9 per cent gain forecast in the survey. Korea is the world's seventh-largest exporter and the first major exporting economy ... fourth-largest economy was softening after a rapid recovery seen over the past year, hampered by weak domestic demand and an uneven global economic recovery. Other indicators released separately ...

  10. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Japan's trade deficit hits record on weak yen, higher energy costs

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 01:35am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Nuclear plant shutdowns and higher import costs drag down the third-biggest economy Japan deficit hits record on weak yen, energy costs Japan reported a record annual ... Abe's efforts- known as Abenomics- to sustain momentum in the world's third-biggest economy. Goldman Sachs Group said yesterday that monthly shortfalls of about one trillion yen may persist ...




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