Beijing says it deserves a longer grace period for cutting tariffs and opening up its manufacturing markets than the two years proposed.
Landmark Magna-CAW agreement includes a skilled trades program, layoff and job security protections, a women's advocate, paid education leave and inter-plant transfer language.
At least five children — two in the U.S. and three in Australia — have been hospitalized after swallowing toy beads containing a chemical that morphs into a 'date rape drug' when ingested.
President unveils two broad initiatives designed to improve the safety of the $2 trillion in food, toys and other consumer goods imported each year.
National Association of Manufacturers stresses the importance of cuts in industrial tariff barriers for success in trade negotiations.
Drug regulators say advertisements for companies exaggerated product benefits; warnings are part of country's crackdown amid widespread recalls.
ArcelorMittal has been expanding its investments in China, seeking to build its position in the world's biggest steel-making and consuming market.
Software giant's agreement with Founder Technology allows Microsoft to pre-install Windows operating system on Chinese PCs; Founder also will sell Microsoft hardware in stores.
Closure is part of restructuring that the company expects to affect 13 plants and 2,800 employees.
Dutch maker of personal navigation devices increases offer for digital mapmaker Tele Atlas — the latest move in a bidding war with larger rival Garmin PLC.
Growth in Europe's biggest economy will slow due to decreased demand for German goods, including appliances, automobiles, steel and other products, according to government.
Hong Kong-based labor activists say that in the peak season before Christmas, employees at a stuffed toy factory work up to 16 hours a day with only two days off a month.
About 1,500 workers at a factory outside St. Petersburg held a strike to demand wage increases and a shorter night shift; union says second strike will begin Nov. 20 if demands aren't met.
Company says 172,000 Fisher-Price toys sold in the U.S. and Europe contain small parts that pose choking hazards.
Soft drink maker and its bottler, PepsiAmericas Inc., bought the remaining interest in a Ukraine-based juice company for $136.7 million.
Vote comes after UAW leaders recommend its approval; some analysts question whether four-year deal would be enough to help the ailing automaker.
Popular children's toy pulled from shelves after scientists found it contains a chemical that converts into a powerful 'date rape drug' when ingested.
Lithium-ion batteries, already widely used in laptops and other gadgets, are considered critical in developing future electric, hybrid and other ecological vehicles.
France-based Biogema S.A. will be integrated with ICL Performance Products' existing fire safety division.
Berthold Huber received more than 92 percent of the vote — the best showing for a new leader in the past 35 years.
Guangdong's fair trade bureau looking into helping affected manufacturers sue the U.S. toy giant for compensation after toy recalls damaged reputations.
In separate transactions, CAT acquires Blount International's forestry division as well as the transition of Pioneer Machinery assets to six CAT dealers.
New EFACEC Group, a power substation manufacturer, plant will create 600 jobs and $100 million in invesetments.
Peter Mandleson says India, Brazil, South Africa and other emerging economic powers are risking a failure of ongoing negotiations at the World Trade Organization in Geneva.
European companies can help China develop global and sustainable brands and create ties that help their own businesses, China-Europe conference organizers say.