International trade http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23105/BF_WIDGET_SRC en Euro Rates at 2100 GMT - Jan 3 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/euro-rates-at-2100-gmt-jan-3 <p>LONDON, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Following are the middle exchange rates for leading currencies against the euro: CURRENT HIGH LOW US Dollar 1.3053 1.319 1.3047 <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/japan">Japanese</a> Yen 113.9 115.18 113.63 <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/united-kingdom">British</a> Pound 0.8105 0.812 0.8083 Swiss Franc 1.2093 1.2106 1.2079 Danish Crown 7.46 7.4614 7.458 Norwegian Crown 7.2836 7.3197 7.281 Swedish Crown 8.522 8.5602 8.5151 Australian Dollar 1</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/euro-rates-at-2100-gmt-jan-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CDATA Currency Dollar Economics Euro Exchange rate Foreign exchange market International economics International trade Japanese yen Money Numismatics Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 04:15:12 +0000 5731091 at http://www.globalpost.com Euro Rates at 2100 GMT - Jan 7 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/euro-rates-at-2100-gmt-jan-7 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>LONDON, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Following are the middle exchange rates<br /> for leading currencies against the euro:<br /> CURRENT HIGH LOW<br /> US Dollar 1.3114 1.3119 1.3016<br /> Japanese Yen 115.07 115.55 114.07<br /> British Pound 0.8136 0.8149 0.8101<br /> Swiss Franc 1.2085 1.2092 1.2079<br /> Danish Crown 7.4597 7.4612 7.4576<br /> Norwegian Crown 7.3244 7.3393 7.2998<br /> Swedish Crown 8.5221 8.5598 8.5024<br /> Australian Dollar </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/euro-rates-at-2100-gmt-jan-7" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CDATA Currency Dollar Economics Euro Foreign exchange market International economics International trade Japanese yen Money Numismatics Pound sterling Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:56:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731517 at http://www.globalpost.com Market Dollar Rates at 2100 GMT - Jan 7 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/market-dollar-rates-at-2100-gmt-jan-7 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>LONDON, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Following are the middle exchange rates<br /> for leading currencies against the dollar:<br /> CURRENT HIGH LOW<br /> Euro 1.3114 1.3119 1.3016<br /> Japanese Yen 87.75 88.37 87.6<br /> British Pound 1.6115 1.6116 1.6019<br /> Swiss Franc 0.9212 0.9285 0.9207<br /> Danish Crown 5.6866 5.7296 5.6842<br /> Norwegian Crown 5.5839 5.6225 5.581<br /> Swedish Crown 6.4972 6.561 6.4908<br /> Australian Dollar </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/market-dollar-rates-at-2100-gmt-jan-7" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australian dollar CDATA Currency Dollar Economics Exchange rate International economics International trade Japanese yen Money Numismatics Pound Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:56:42 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731522 at http://www.globalpost.com Market Dollar Rates at 0900 GMT - Jan 8 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/market-dollar-rates-at-0900-gmt-jan-8 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Following are the middle exchange rates<br /> for leading currencies against the dollar:<br /> CURRENT HIGH LOW<br /> Euro 1.3125 1.3139 1.3102<br /> Japanese Yen 87.42 87.82 87.21<br /> British Pound 1.6088 1.6128 1.6074<br /> Swiss Franc 0.9211 0.9227 0.9198<br /> Danish Crown 5.683 5.6931 5.6757<br /> Norwegian Crown 5.581 5.5889 5.5713<br /> Swedish Crown 6.5153 6.522 6.4792<br /> Australian Dollar </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/market-dollar-rates-at-0900-gmt-jan-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australian dollar CDATA Currency Dollar Economics Hong Kong dollar International economics International trade Japanese yen Money Numismatics Pound Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:06:57 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731580 at http://www.globalpost.com Euro Rates at 0900 GMT - Jan 8 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/euro-rates-at-0900-gmt-jan-8 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Following are the middle exchange rates<br /> for leading currencies against the euro:<br /> CURRENT HIGH LOW<br /> US Dollar 1.3124 1.3139 1.3102<br /> Japanese Yen 114.74 115.21 114.44<br /> British Pound 0.8157 0.816 0.8134<br /> Swiss Franc 1.2089 1.2093 1.2079<br /> Danish Crown 7.4597 7.4612 7.4585<br /> Norwegian Crown 7.326 7.3316 7.312<br /> Swedish Crown 8.5506 8.5567 8.5102<br /> Australian Dollar </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/euro-rates-at-0900-gmt-jan-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CDATA Currency Dollar Economics Euro Foreign exchange market International economics International trade Japanese yen Money Numismatics Pound sterling Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:07:01 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731585 at http://www.globalpost.com Canada to maintain steel anti-dumping duties on China http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/canada-maintain-steel-anti-dumping-duties-china <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>OTTAWA, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Canada will maintain anti-dumping duties on hot-rolled carbon steel plate from China on the grounds that cheap imports could harm Canadian firms, Ottawa said on Tuesday.</p> <p>The Canadian International Trade Tribunal - which first imposed the duties in 1997 and extended them in 2003 and again in 2008 - said it had acted after carrying out a review.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/canada-maintain-steel-anti-dumping-duties-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Building materials Business China International trade steel Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 18:30:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731749 at http://www.globalpost.com Vietnam asks WTO to rule on shrimp dispute with U.S. http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/vietnam-asks-wto-rule-shrimp-dispute-us <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>GENEVA, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Vietnam has asked the World Trade Organization to appoint a panel of arbitrators to rule on a dispute over alleged dumping of Vietnamese shrimp on the U.S. market.</p> <p>The escalation of the case is awkward for Washington as it attempts to strike a regional free trade deal with Vietnam while under domestic pressure from American shrimp producers to clamp down on Vietnamese imports.</p> <p>Dumping, or damaging foreign competitors by exporting goods at unfairly low prices, is illegal under WTO rules.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/vietnam-asks-wto-rule-shrimp-dispute-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business International trade World Trade Organization Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 15:00:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732148 at http://www.globalpost.com US takes Indonesia to WTO over plant and animal import rules http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/us-takes-indonesia-wto-over-plant-and-animal-import-rules <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>GENEVA, Jan 10 (Reuters) - The United States has filed a complaint at the World Trade Organisation challenging Indonesia's rules for imports of horticultural products, animal products and animals, the WTO said on Thursday.</p> <p>The complaint says Indonesia's non-automatic import licences and quotas "have significant trade-restrictive effects on imports and are used to implement what appear to be WTO-inconsistent measures", a WTO statement said.</p> International relations International trade World Trade Organization Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 17:15:36 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732734 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-US takes Indonesia to WTO over plant and animal import rules http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-1-us-takes-indonesia-wto-over-plant-and-animal-import-ru <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>GENEVA, Jan 10 (Reuters) - The United States has filed a complaint at the World Trade Organisation challenging Indonesia's rules for imports of horticultural products, animal products and animals, the WTO said on Thursday.</p> <p>The complaint says Indonesia's non-automatic import licences and quotas "have significant trade-restrictive effects on imports and are used to implement what appear to be WTO-inconsistent measures", a WTO statement said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-1-us-takes-indonesia-wto-over-plant-and-animal-import-ru" target="_blank">read more</a></p> International relations International trade World Trade Organization Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 18:00:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732763 at http://www.globalpost.com Brazilian touch would revive global trade talks -WTO candidate http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/brazilian-touch-would-revive-global-trade-talks-wto-candidate <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Candidate Azevedo says able to build bridges at WTO</p> <p>* Brazil aims to increase diplomatic clout with candidacy</p> <p>* Partners criticize Brazil for raising tariffs</p> <p>By Alonso Soto</p> <p>BRASILIA, Jan 10 (Reuters) - The World Trade Organization needs Brazil's diplomatic and consensus-building skills to bring global trade talks back to life, Roberto Azevedo, the South American nation's candidate to head the trade club, said on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/brazilian-touch-would-revive-global-trade-talks-wto-candidate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> International relations International trade World Trade Organization Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 21:45:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732876 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. trade deficit widens sharply on consumer goods imports http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/us-trade-deficit-widens-sharply-consumer-goods-imports <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly grew in November, a drag on economic growth, although the gap's widening was driven by a surge in consumer goods imports, which gives a positive signal for consumer spending.</p> <p>The Commerce Department said on Friday the trade gap increased 16 percent in November to $48.7 billion.</p> <p>Analysts were expecting the deficit to shrink to $41.3 billion, so the report could lead some economists to trim their forecasts for economic growth in the fourth quarter.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/us-trade-deficit-widens-sharply-consumer-goods-imports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Balance of trade Business Economics Entertainment International trade Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 14:00:48 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733150 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 2-US imports point to soft Q4 growth but firmer spending http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/wrapup-2-us-imports-point-soft-q4-growth-firmer-spending <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* U.S. trade deficit widens to $48.7 billion in November</p> <p>* Prices for imports decline 0.1 percent in December</p> <p>By Jason Lange</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly widened in November due to a surge in imports, pointing to a sharp slowdown in economic growth during the last three months of 2012.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/wrapup-2-us-imports-point-soft-q4-growth-firmer-spending" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Balance of trade Business Economics International trade Labor Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 14:30:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733162 at http://www.globalpost.com Is WTO about to abandon dream of global free trade? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/wto-about-abandon-dream-global-free-trade <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Tom Miles</p> <p>GENEVA, Jan 13 (Reuters) - As it seeks a new chief to lead it out of a negotiating death-spiral, the World Trade Organization looks doomed to be fatally undermined by new global carve-ups that will leave many of the world's poorest sidelined.</p> <p>At its creation 18 years ago, as the "third pillar" of the post-World War Two economic system alongside the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, tariffs fell by a third and world markets, from farm produce to finance, were opened up.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/wto-about-abandon-dream-global-free-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> International relations International trade World Trade Organization World Trade Organization Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 14:30:09 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733803 at http://www.globalpost.com USTR expected to notify Congress soon of services trade talks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/ustr-expected-notify-congress-soon-services-trade-talks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 14 (Reuters) - The U.S. Trade Representative's office is expected to notify Congress soon of its plan to enter into talks with the European Union and more than a dozen other countries on a pact to tear down barriers to trade in finance and other service industry sectors, industry officials said on Monday.</p> <p>"We're hearing it could be in the next couple of days," one industry official said, speaking on condition he not be identified. "We're very excited about it."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/ustr-expected-notify-congress-soon-services-trade-talks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health International trade Politics World Trade Organization Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 21:30:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734397 at http://www.globalpost.com EU Commission finds China subsidises steelmakers -sources http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/eu-commission-finds-china-subsidises-steelmakers-sources <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Investigation on organic coated steel coming to an end</p> <p>* Provisional duties already in place over price dumping</p> <p>* EU member states to vote on maintaining duties for 5 years</p> <p>By Philip Blenkinsop</p> <p>BRUSSELS, Jan 15 (Reuters) - The European Commission has concluded China illegally subsidises steel producers and wants EU members to back punitive tariffs, which could anger the bloc's second largest trading partner, trade sources said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/eu-commission-finds-china-subsidises-steelmakers-sources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Dumping European Union International trade Law Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 16:30:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734813 at http://www.globalpost.com