Experts say both leaders will have to confront lingering tensions over trade and President Donald Trump's upcoming meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
By Larisa Epatko
President Donald Trump has asked trade officials to explore the possibility of the United States rejoining negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership after he pulled out last year as part of his "America first" agenda.
By Ken Thomas and Kevin Freking, Associated Press
"One by one we are keeping the promises I made to the American people during my campaign for president," Trump said during a celebratory announcement.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
Withdrawal from Trans-Pacific Partnership, renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement and launching trade actions against China ensure political headlines, but they will not make much difference to the global U.S. trade deficit. Nor will they bring more jobs…
By Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Euijin Jung
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump signed a memorandum Monday to leave the proposed Pacific Rim trade pact known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. In another executive action, Trump reinstated a ban on providing federal money to international groups that perform abortions…
By Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
Trump has vowed to withdraw from TPP on his first day in office, calling it a "disaster" for American jobs.
By PBS NewsHour
As the parading of possible cabinet members by President-elect Donald Trump continues, Jennifer Jacobs of Bloomberg Politics and Michael Schmidt of The New York Times speak with Judy Woodruff about what we know about Mr. Trump’s agenda, plus a new…
Trade agreements remain critical because that beggar-thy-neighbor temptation for governments — in the United States, but especially elsewhere — never goes away. And it will surely resurface if the United States is the first to rip them up.
By Kristen Doerer
The Obama administration has given up on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade deal with 11 nations in the Asia-Pacific region, according to The Wall Street Journal.
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