Business Jul 4, 2019

U.S. goods trade deficit with Japan shrinks 26.1% in May

The U.S. merchandise trade deficit with Japan shrank 26.1 percent in May from the previous month to $5.35 billion (¥576.8 billion), the Commerce Department said Wednesday. The deficit with China, meanwhile, expanded 12.2 percent to $30.20 billion, the department said. For the reporting month, Japan ranked ...

Business Dec 29, 2018

China to restrict imports of scrap steel and aluminum from July

China will restrict imports of scrap steel and aluminum from July 1, the environment ministry said on Saturday. Scrap steel and aluminum would be moved from an unrestricted import list of solid waste products that are usable as raw materials to a restricted import list, ...