[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.

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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...

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THE US trade deficit widened in 2018 to a 10-year high of US$621 billion, bucking President Donald Trump's pledges to reduce it, as tax cuts boosted domestic demand for imports while the...

[WASHNGTON] The Commerce Department said Wednesday that  despite more than two years of President Donald Trump's "America First" policies - the United States last year posted a US$891.2 billion...

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's trade deficit swelled in January as exports fell sharper than expected, although imports contracted for the first time in 19 months, data from the statistics bureau...

[MANILA] The Philippines' trade deficit narrowed to a three-month low in December as imports tumbled for the first time in a year, dented by double-digit drop in shipments of capital and consumer...

[JAKARTA] Indonesia surprisingly posted a larger-than-expected trade deficit in October, as sluggish export growth failed to cover surging import bills, data from the statistics bureau showed on...