How do you explain the utter contempt Trump has expressed on the campaign trail about others who outsource, while he is doing the exact same thing?…
By Gary Clyde Hufbauer and Cathleen Cimino-Isaacs
It’s a rocky road to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but here’s why we should take it.
In 17th century New Plymouth, the pilgrims’ trade with the Natives focused on the three F’s: fur, fish and forests.
By Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press
The president is facing opposition to the deal from Democrats and Republicans alike.
By PBS NewsHour
The U.S. and 11 other Pacific Rim nations have struck the largest trade deal in a generation. The wide-ranging Trans-Pacific Partnership sets new rules for labor and environmental standards and reduces and phases out thousands of tariffs on American producers,…
By PBS NewsHour
Following market forces, China again devalued the yuan, rocking world stock and currency markets for a second straight day. According to some analysts, the change could hurt U.S. companies that do a lot of business inside China, like Apple and…
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
The federal Export-Import Bank expired June 30 when Congress failed to renew its charter. The bank is a small federal agency that helps U.S. companies sell their products overseas, by underwriting loans to foreign customers. Conservatives oppose it as corporate…
While many of us head to beaches or backyard barbecues this weekend, negotiating teams from 12 nations will be busy working on perhaps the most important trade deal of our generation — the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
By George C. Lodge
Lowering trade barriers through the Trans-Pacific Partnership will have little impact on the U.S.’s deteriorating ability to compete in the world economy. In the name of realism and the national interest, is it time for a national economic strategy?…
By Jim Kuhnhenn, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — If the U.S. doesn't write the rules of international trade, President Barack Obama warns, China will. In fact, China is already helping write those rules, and in some ways has jumped ahead of the game.
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