Export figures improved in September, China's General Administration of Customs announced Wednesday, falling 15.2 percent year-on-year compared to 23.4 percent in August. This better-than-expected data lifted Shanghai stocks.
Going to the gym is nothing special, but new clubs such as Lady Fitness or Curves changed it all: only women are allowed to be members. The concept was created around ten years ago in the US, and it has now won over French women.
The time when wearing ethical clothes meant hemp and itchy llama wool ponchos is definitely over. From now on, ethical fashion is coming out of the closet and the fashionistas want stylish clothes and fair trade.
The White House said in a press release that US President Barack Obama has decided to extend by one year the law establishing a trade embargo on Cuba, despite easing restrictions on travel and money transfers earlier this month.
A new trading argument between China and the United States has emerged after Beijing lodged a complaint with the World Trade Organisation over what it deems to be a "wrong practice" concerning US tariffs on Chinese tyre imports.
China has reacted to the US’s decision to slap punitive tariffs on Chinese tyres by launching an 'anti-dumping and anti-subsidy' probe into US car parts and chicken meat, according to Commerce Ministry reports.
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman (left) led a business delegation to Nigeria for talks on trade and investment on Tuesday and is due to sign a cooperation pact with the Economic Community of West African States on Wednesday.
The United States expanded its role as the world’s leading weapons supplier, The New York Times reported on Sunday. Last year the country signed weapons agreements valued at 68.4 percent of all business in the global arms bazaar.