- US-led Pacific trade zone talks end without deal Updated: Dec-10-13 10:43 am
- Economic experiment shows limits of NKorean change Updated: Dec-10-13 5:34 am
- Ukraine's east still backs closer ties with Russia Updated: Dec-09-13 12:54 pm
- UN: Israel to allow some materials into Gaza again Updated: Dec-09-13 10:38 am
- German industrial production slows Updated: Dec-09-13 7:46 am
- Idaho farm exports on pace for another record year Updated: Dec-08-13 1:25 pm
- China's import growth weakens Updated: Dec-08-13 12:17 am
- China seeking to export apples to US Updated: Dec-07-13 11:11 am
- Deal to boost global trade reached at WTO summit Updated: Dec-06-13 11:04 pm
- Maine office to focus on North Atlantic trade Updated: Dec-06-13 2:28 pm
- Crystal leader expects 'price crisis' to continue Updated: Dec-05-13 8:26 pm
- Summit pushes chemical manufacturing in Miss. Updated: Dec-05-13 3:52 pm
- Report: Arts, culture add $500B to nation's GDP Updated: Dec-05-13 10:51 am
- Myanmar's president asks Philippines for more aid Updated: Dec-05-13 4:58 am
- US trade deficit drops to $40.6 billion in October Updated: Dec-04-13 9:18 am
- Obama touts economic, trade ties with Colombia Updated: Dec-03-13 2:05 pm
- Co-owner of Va. drug firm admits illegal imports Updated: Dec-02-13 1:38 pm
- Venezuelan oil diplomacy curbed by economic crisis Updated: Dec-02-13 3:16 am
- Japan minister handling trade talks in hospital Updated: Dec-02-13 12:56 am
- Report: 7K new Kan. jobs if free trade pact OK'd Updated: Dec-01-13 5:07 pm
- Unions take aim at Kroger for hiring 'imports' Updated: Nov-30-13 9:08 am
- SKorea to start talks on joining US-led trade pact Updated: Nov-29-13 2:19 pm
- Louisiana exports steady despite China dip Updated: Nov-29-13 1:32 pm
- Colo. aerospace, tech firms can get export help Updated: Nov-29-13 11:48 am
- Mexican drug cartels now make money exporting ore Updated: Nov-29-13 11:46 am
SINGAPORE - The United States and 11 other nations negotiating a free trade zone stretching from Chile to Japan failed to reach a final agreement at talks in Singapore, but indicated they were closing in on a landmark deal.
RAJIN, North Korea - Many of the ways in which this dusty, windswept area differs from most of North Korea are easiest to see at night.
YENAKIYEVO, Ukraine - In the Ukrainian president's eastern hometown, the buildings are grimy with black soot from the surrounding coal mines. The air is thick with pollutants. The men here die young, sometimes from industrial accidents.
JERUSALEM - The United Nations said Monday that Israel has agreed to again allow imports of construction materials into Gaza after a two-month clampdown following the discovery of a tunnel dug by militants from the coastal strip into Israel.
BERLIN - Germany's imports and exports grew in October but industrial production lost further momentum, reports showed Monday, raising concern over the strength of Europe's largest economy.
BOISE, Idaho - Idaho is on pace to set a record for agricultural exports for the third consecutive year, state officials say.
BEIJING - China's November exports accelerated but import growth slumped in a sign the recovery of the world's second-largest economy might be slowing.
SPOKANE, Washington - China has its sights set on exporting its fruit to the United States. And that's OK with growers in Washington, who harvest the bulk of America's apple crop.
BALI, Indonesia - A deal to boost global trade has been approved by all 159 member economies of the World Trade Organization for the first time in nearly two decades.
PORTLAND, Maine - A new office is being created in Maine that will focus on boosting trade efforts in the North Atlantic, the Maine International Trade Center announced Friday.
FARGO, North Dakota - The annual meeting of American Crystal Sugar Co. on Thursday highlighted the company's 40th year as a farmer-owned cooperative, but there was little cause for celebration among shareholders.
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi should seize an opportunity to compete for energy-thirsty economic development, economist David Dismukes suggested Thursday at the Governor's Energy Summit.
WASHINGTON - Creative industries led by Hollywood account for about $504 billion, or at least 3.2 percent of U.S. goods and services, the government said in its first official measure of how the arts and culture affect the economy.
MANILA, Philippines - Myanmar's president called Thursday for more investment and development assistance from the Philippines, saying his country needs help to catch up with the rest of Southeast Asia after emerging from nearly two decades of economic sanctions.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. trade deficit fell in October, helped by America's energy boom that lifted overall exports to an all-time high.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama congratulated Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Tuesday on taking bold steps toward peace in his country and praised a U.S.-Colombia trade agreement that has increased commerce between the two countries by 20 percent. Santos hailed relations between the two governments, noting that security and drug trafficking no longer dominate talks like in the past.
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia - The co-owner of a now-defunct Virginia drug company has pleaded guilty to illegally importing Botox and other prescription drugs and selling them to physicians in violation of the Food and Drug Administration's regulatory scheme.
CARACAS, Venezuela - The late President Hugo Chavez's dream of leveraging Venezuela's oil wealth to spread revolution across Latin America is crumbling under the weight of an economic crisis that is forcing his hand-picked successor to cut back on generous foreign aid.
TOKYO - The Japanese economy minister involved in talks with the U.S. and other countries on a Pacific Rim trade pact has been hospitalized for tests, just as the negotiations approach a year-end deadline.
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas could see about 7,000 new jobs if the U.S. and the European Union reach a free trade agreement, a study has found.
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A coalition of building trade unions is taking aim at the supermarket chain Kroger for not hiring more local workers for West Virginia construction projects.
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea said Friday it will start negotiations to join a U.S.-led trade pact covering a dozen Pacific and Asian nations.
NEW ORLEANS - The World Trade Center of New Orleans says exports through Louisiana are holding steady even though its exports to China fell by one-fifth.
DENVER - Colorado is offering to help businesses in industries like aerospace and technology boost their exports.
MEXICO CITY - Mexican drug cartels looking to diversify their businesses long ago moved into oil theft, pirated goods, extortion and kidnapping, consuming an ever larger swath of the country's economy. This month, federal officials confirmed the cartels have even entered the country's lucrative mining industry, exporting iron ore to Chinese mills.