Deficit fell to $57.6 billion, helped by record-high sales of American products and the declining value of the dollar.
Brazil trade official says the U.S. is irrational for holding out on agriculture during World Trade Organization global trade talks.
Toronto-based Menu Foods Income Fund cuts 10-15 percent of its workforce and pares senior management salaries as it tries to rebuild operations following massive recall.
Automakers and other steel consumers had opposed the tariff extension but a steel company spokesman said ending the tariffs would have harmed U.S. steel makers.
U.S. pharmaceutical company agrees with European Commission to sell off several veterinary vaccines and medicines to acquire Akzo unit for $14.4 billion.
U.S. Commerce Secretary calls on Brazil to rally other countries to support deal on the Doha round of the World Trade Organization talks.
Closure will cut six percent of the joint venture's polystyrene production as part of a restructuring that aims to achieve about $50 million in annual synergies.
Company hopes to save $1 billion over the next six years by building plants closer to customers and moving some operations to lower-tax locations.
Complex's combined accumulated production since opening in December 2004 is estimated at $213 million as of the end of September after surpassing $100 million in January this year.
2.3 percent increase in 2006 — the first rise since 1991 — due mainly to strong performances at carmakers as well as among nonferrous metal and electronic device manufacturers.
Joint venture with Uzavtosanoat will initially assemble three Chevrolet models — the Captiva, Epica and Tacuma — with full-scale production slated to begin in the next three years.
Tokyo-based Honda, which has sold about 220,000 hybrids worldwide so far, is eager to make its mark on hybrids by showing how its reputation for sporty cars will also work for hybrids.
World's second-largest manufacturer of liquid crystal displays hopes to keep up with rival Samsung, announces best quarterly profit in three years.
Automakers' $500 million commitment to a new small car production plant is the largest foreign investment in Thailand since last year's coup.
Gov. John Baldacci will lead representatives from area firms and universities to Japan and Korea; three previous trade missions generated $12 million in sales.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is using a Pratt & Whitney engine for its planned small jet, the Mitsubishi Regional Jet.
Highbridge Business Park to buy facility's land and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. will buy wafer fabrication equipment in separate deals totaling $124 million.
Engineering firm Voith AG was on the short list of contenders; under Airbus' so-called Power 8 shake up, the company plans to divest four plants in Germany.
Bob Riley aims to boost global trade opportunities for his state and will address efforts to establish an economic development office in China.
MMK, a Russian steel company pondering building a $1 billion facility, has sought a permit from the state's environmental agency.
'We will continue to fight for free trade, but we will also defend our industries' interests where necessary'; comments come amid surge in China's steel industry.
New Democrat Leader Howard Hampton says Liberal government has offered excuses, but no plans for struggling manufacturing industry and seems unfazed by ballooning job losses.
Aircraft maker will deliver the 737-800 series aircraft between October 2012 and December 2014; planes have list price of $1.4 to $1.6 billion.
Industrial conglomerate is teaming up with Alexev Mordashov to modernize OAO Power Machines.