TAIPEI, Dec 7 Taiwan's exports in November grew at their strongest pace in nearly four years, as global retailers stocked up on the island's hi-tech gadgets for the year-end shopping season, but analysts said momentum will fade as seasonal demand peaks.
BEIJING, Dec 7 China's foreign exchange reserves fell far more than expected in November to the lowest level in nearly six years, as authorities struggled to stem capital outflows and shore up the sliding yuan in the face of a relentlessly rising dollar.
BEIJING, Dec 7 China's gold reserves totalled 59.24 million fine troy ounces at the end of November, unchanged from a month earlier, the central bank said on Tuesday.
BEIJING, Dec 7 China's foreign exchange reserves fell for a fifth straight month in November and by more than expected to the lowest since March 2011, as authorities struggled to shore up the sliding yuan currency in the face of a relentlessly rising dollar.
BERLIN, Dec 7 German industrial production rose less than expected in October, data showed on Wednesday, in a sign that Europe's biggest economy started the fourth quarter on a weak footing.
TOKYO, Dec 7 Japanese manufacturers' confidence rose for a fourth straight month to a 16-month high in December and the service sector's mood also rose, a Reuters poll showed, with a weaker yen brightening prospects for exporters.
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WASHINGTON, Dec 6 The U.S. trade deficit recorded its biggest increase in more than 1-1/2 years in October as exports of soybeans and other products fell, suggesting trade would be a drag on growth in the fourth quarter.
MEXICO CITY, Dec 6 Mexican auto exports rose 9.6 percent in November compared with the same month a year earlier, while production was up 7.4 percent, the country's auto industry group AMIA said on Tuesday.
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BEIJING China said on Wednesday the governor of the U.S. state of Iowa, Terry Branstad, was an "old friend" after a report that he had accepted President-elect Donald Trump's offer to become the next U.S. ambassador to China.