Britain's European Union memebership benefits not only its economy, but its labor standards too.
By Associated Press
President Barack Obama delivered a strong defense of international trade deals Sunday in the face of domestic and foreign opposition, saying it's "indisputable" that such agreements strengthen the economies and make U.S. businesses more competitive worldwide.
By Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
Trump's assault on trade deals seems to be winning politics. But his analysis of how trade hurts American workers is flawed, and as president, he would struggle to deliver on his promises.
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…
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