The North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) created the world’s largest free trade zone 23 years ago. This summer, the U.S. began renegotiating NAFTA in a bid to reduce a trade deficit with Canada and Mexico -- but the talks,…
By Martin Crutsinger and Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
Global finance leaders on Saturday appealed to central bankers to stick as long as possible with low-interest rate policies that have made borrowing attractive and helped safeguard an improving but still fragile world economic recovery.
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump is considering triggering a withdrawal from a free trade agreement with South Korea, a business lobbying group said Saturday.
By Ralph Gomory
The events of the past year have clearly shown that many Americans, whether Democrats or Republicans, have finally rebelled against “free trade.” It is high time.
By Jonathan Lemire and Josh Boak, Associated Press
Even as he seeks Beijing's help on North Korea, President Donald Trump is poised to seek a trade investigation of China for the alleged theft of American technology and intellectual property.
By PBS NewsHour
Since President Obama loosened U.S. travel restrictions, Cubans have been waiting and making room for an American invasion they have long yearned for: tourists. In June, President Trump announced he would undo some key aspects of the diplomatic thaw, including…
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
Senate Democrats are unveiling a new set of trade policies aimed at appealing to working-class voters.
By Josh Boak, Associated Press
The new NAFTA objectives, a requirement to begin talks on updating the agreement in the next 30 days, contain the first specifics for a Trump administration that has made bold promises on trade.
By PBS NewsHour
World leaders from 20 nations concluded their annual summit in Hamburg, Germany, on Saturday, a gathering that was dominated by discussions on trade as well as North Korea’s weapons testing. The meetings also drew tens of thousands of demonstrators who…
By Joel Mokyr
“America First” is based on the assumption that if another nation gains from trading with us, they do so at our expense. Yet economic international relations — like all international relations — are never zero sum.
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