[MANILA] The Philippines' trade deficit narrowed to its lowest level in six months in December, due to a surge in exports, government data showed on Tuesday.

[WASHINGTON] The US trade deficit dropped for the first time in six years in 2019 as the White House's trade war with China curbed the import bill, helping the economy to continue growing...

[WASHINGTON] The US trade deficit fell to a more than three-year low in November as imports declined further, likely weighed down by the Trump administration's trade war with China, and exports...

[WASHINGTON] The US merchandise-trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed for a third month in November to the smallest shortfall in three years as exports increased and imports declined, the latest...

[JAKARTA] Indonesia posted its biggest trade deficit in seven months, as exports fell more than expected, data from the statistics bureau showed on Monday.

THE European Union's (EU) trade surplus in goods with the United States increased in the first four months of 2019 while its deficit with China widened, figures that could further strain global...

[JAKARTA] Indonesia posted its widest monthly trade deficit in history in April as exports slumped, while the pace of fall in imports were slower than expected, data from the statistics bureau...

[HANOI] Vietnam had a trade deficit of US$550 million in April, smaller than the government's forecast for compared with a government forecast of a US$700 million deficit, customs data showed on...

[WASHINGTON] The US trade deficit dropped nearly 15 per cent in January compared to December, largely due to declining imports from China, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday.

THE BOTTOM LINE

IF nothing else, the latest US trade deficit - US$621 billion in 2018 for goods and services - should give President Donald Trump a lesson in the economics of trade. Mr Trump has insisted that a...