China's imports rose more than exports in the month of August. While the country continues to post a huge trade surplus, there are signs the balance could be shifting slightly.
Both Cambodia and Myanmar heavily depend on the European Union's duty and quota free trade agreement. But the European bloc believes it is time that these countries address human rights abuses. Ate Hoekstra reports.
Asian shares have jumped to three-week highs following a report that US President Donald Trump is aiming for a swift trade deal with China. The news came only days after Washington had threatened more punitive tariffs.
China is trying to highlight it is open to importing more at a time it is under pressure to open its markets further. Critics say it is more talk than action.
Unfazed by an escalating trade conflict between the US and China, German companies were able to log strong export figures for August. But there are no guarantees it will remain so rosy for the rest of the year.
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