Trade deficit widens slightly: China, EU, Japan up, Mexico down

Trade deficit widens slightly: China, EU, Japan up, Mexico down

By Mike “Mish” Shedlock The Census Bureau International Trade report shows that the goods and services deficit was $43.7 billion in July, up $0.1 billion from $43.5 billion in June, revised. July exports were $194.4 billion, $0.6 billion less than June exports. July imports were $238.1 billion, $0.4 billion less than June imports. The country-specific details may […]

An international court that undermines nationhood

An international court that undermines nationhood

Buzzfeed – Known as Investor-State Dispute Settlement, or ISDS, it is written into the treaties that govern international trade. It’s supposed to be a reliable, impartial forum to resolve conflicts between international corporations and the countries where they operate. But it is not a level playing field. When countries try to regulate pollution or fight […]