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 and Euijin Jung
President Donald Trump signed three executive orders Monday morning, including a withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and a freeze on federal government hiring. A weekend of tumult over the size of his Inauguration Day crowd, record-breaking protests and news coverage…
By PBS NewsHour
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 Associated Press
Trump has vowed to withdraw from TPP on his first day in office, calling it a "disaster" for American jobs.
By Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
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.
By Larisa Epatko
We asked a number of analysts for their thoughts on the future of U.S. foreign policy under a Donald Trump presidency.
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
If Hillary Clinton makes it to the White House, a lot of eyes will be on her list of do's and don'ts.
"The right question is not whether trade is good or bad for the United States," writes Edward Alden in his book "Failure to Adjust," but "whether the United States has used the new opportunities created by international trade to boost…
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