The issue of trade, and whether our deals are helping or hurting American workers, is resonating with many prospective voters this election season. For a closer look at how U.S. trade policy is playing out in the presidential race, Hari…
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, 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 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?…
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