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Ukraine’s new grain corridor is working in good news for prices

Bloomberg | August 18, 2022 | International Trade | Commodity

Ukrainian grain flows are pushing down global prices as the newly opened crop-export corridor shows initial success.

Swiss watch exports at near-record levels as industry booms

Bloomberg | August 18, 2022 | International Trade

South African coal miner says rail snags hobble export potential

Bloomberg | August 18, 2022 | Intermodal | Rail | International Trade | Commodity

US and Taiwan begin formal negotiations on trade initiative

Bloomberg | August 18, 2022 | International Trade

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US-Taiwan trade talks kick off in long-planned counter to China

Bloomberg | August 18, 2022 | International Trade

The US and Taiwan will start formal talks on a trade and economic initiative, following through on a long-planned promise to deepen ties amid opposition from China.

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Solar panels piling up at US border on Xinjiang forced labor law

Bloomberg | August 18, 2022 | Energy | Alternative | International Trade

Solar equipment is piling up at the US border in an indication the passage of a law targeting forced labor in China’s Xinjiang region is having a major impact on trade flows.

Brexit dominates Truss, Sunak’s bid for Northern Ireland votes

Bloomberg | August 17, 2022 | International Trade

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Fertilizer usage is being pummeled by Europe’s energy crisis

Bloomberg | August 17, 2022 | International Trade | Commodity

The energy crunch throttling Europe’s fertilizer output is threatening to force the world’s farmers to use even less of the nutrients crucial for growing food.

Japan’s trade gap hits record on commodities impact, weak yen

Bloomberg | August 17, 2022 | International Trade | Commodity

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China’s reliance on Taiwan would make trade retaliation costly

Bloomberg | August 16, 2022 | International Trade

China’s military drills after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan sparked alarm around the region, although its trade retaliation barely made a dent -- mostly because Beijing doesn’t want to hurt itself.

Asia exports slip into deeper downturn as tech boom goes ‘plop’

Bloomberg | August 16, 2022 | International Trade

Federer-backed shoemaker lifts forecast on North America

Bloomberg | August 16, 2022 | International Trade

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The American splurge on merchandise is grinding slowly to an end

Bloomberg | August 16, 2022 | International Trade

For two years, the pandemic spurred Americans to buy more goods at the expense of services. That shift -- which boosted everything from container shipping rates to sales of Peloton exercise bikes -- looks to be grinding slowly toward an end.

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Jeep maker may invest billions to make EVs in Mexico

Bloomberg | August 15, 2022 | International Trade

Stellantis NV is considering renovating a plant in Mexico to build hybrid and electric vehicles as it transforms its lineup to meet surging demand for battery-powered transport.

Irish trade with Britain, Northern Ireland climbs despite Brexit

Bloomberg | August 15, 2022 | International Trade

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Trudeau trade chief vows to keep pushing US on global tax deal

Bloomberg | August 15, 2022 | International Trade

Canada’s trade minister praised US passage of a landmark tax and climate-change bill, playing down the potential for conflict over what was left out of it.

Russia cranks up bootleg economy and offers rare tally of import

Bloomberg | August 15, 2022 | International Trade

White House nears road map on Taiwan trade amid China discord

Bloomberg | August 15, 2022 | International Trade

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