Chinese experts and news media joined government officials in saying the deal would reduce uncertainty for companies, at least in the short term. They remained cautious, saying both sides will have to show a willingness to compromise to resolve the…
By Associated Press
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday he expects the U.S. Congress to approve the new regional trade agreement with his country and Canada by Dec. 20.
By Alex Veiga, Associated Press
Investors had been hoping for a deal this year, or at least enough progress to stave off new U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, including smartphones and laptops, scheduled to start Dec. 15.
In our news wrap Friday, the U.S. and China reached a partial trade deal after 15 months of disagreement. President Trump agreed to suspend a tariff hike scheduled to go into effect Tuesday, and China pledged to buy up to…
By Associated Press
Trump says Japan will open new markets to approximately $7 billion in U.S. agriculture products, including beef, pork, wheat, cheese, corn, wine and more.
By Joe McDonald, Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
After a short session on Friday, the lead Chinese negotiator, Vice Premier Liu He, left the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative about midday, though it was not immediately clear whether talks had ended.
President Trump declared victory on Monday on a deal more than a year in the making. The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, largely keeps the structure of the 1994 North American Trade Agreement, but gives U.S. dairy farmers greater access…
President Trump made renegotiating NAFTA a priority of his administration. What's really in the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement and what does it mean for the U.S. economy? Amna Nawaz learns more from Edward Alden of the Council on Foreign Relations.
By Paul Wiseman, Rob Gillies, Associated Press
If signed, the new deal, called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, would replace the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement.
President Trump has long criticized NAFTA, so it’s little surprise that he is pursuing an alternative trade deal with Mexico. The tentative agreement reached this week contains provisions for keeping auto manufacturing in North America, ensures workers earn higher wages…
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