Stuffed Stockings, Suffering Stores

The combination of supply-chain snarls and stepped-up demand for goods is beginning to unwind. That could…

U.S. Trade Deficit Shrank in July

The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in July for the fourth month in a row as global…

Exports, the Engine of China’s Slowing Economy, Are Sputtering

HONG KONG—The export boom that has powered China’s economy through the pandemic decelerated in August, reflecting…

Stock Futures Waver Ahead of Economic Data

Stock futures were little changed and the dollar rose as investors considered risks to the global…

Pandemic Bolsters China’s Position as the World’s Manufacturer

For all the talk in Western capitals of reducing reliance on Chinese factories, China has in…

Pandemic Bolsters China’s Position as the World’s Manufacturer

For all the talk in Western capitals of reducing reliance on Chinese factories, China has in…

China’s Export Growth Stays Unexpectedly Robust, Offsetting Broader Weakness

HONG KONG—China’s export machine remained surprisingly resilient in July following a strong bounceback from the spring’s…

China’s Export Growth Stays Unexpectedly Robust, Offsetting Broader Weakness

HONG KONG—China’s export machine remained surprisingly resilient in July following a strong bounceback from the spring’s…

U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows as Energy Exports Rise

The U.S. trade deficit narrowed sharply in June to its lowest level in six months as…