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.
By Charles Babington, Associated Press
President Barack Obama's bid for new trade agreements faces big tests in Congress this week, mostly from his fellow Democrats.
By PBS NewsHour
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s U.S. visit came at a critical moment in the fight to establish a sweeping Trans-Pacific Partnership. An agreement could mean hundreds of billions of dollars in business, exports and profits, but opponents warn it would…
By Shehryar Nabi
The United States is filing a case against China at the World Trade Organization over allegations that the country is illegally subsidizing various industries catered to the export market, the New York Times reported on Wednesday. The case,…
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday called for a rapid expansion of U.S.-India trade and commercial ties as he attended an international investment conference ahead of visit by President Barack Obama later this month.
By Larisa Epatko
President Barack Obama, Chinese President Xi Jinping and other heads of state will meet in China’s capital Beijing on Nov. 10 and 11 for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, or APEC. Here are some of the areas to watch.
Is the giant, hairy spider on your bunch of bananas cause for alarm? Most likely not.
By Larisa Epatko
Friday marks the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal, the 48-mile passage linking the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. It helped move American troops to the Pacific theater during World War II and has facilitated trade between…
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