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 Chad Bown
Trade economist Gordon Hanson says American blue-collar jobs have gone away as a result of China's rise, but not because of unfair trade practices.
By Gordon Hanson
This year’s presidential election has emphasized the trio of trade, globalization and jobs. For the next three weeks, Making Sen$e’s Paul Solman will dive into the candidates’ perspectives on these issues. He starts with Donald Trump, whose trade rhetoric tends…
By PBS NewsHour
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 Shehryar Nabi
The Obama administration criticized India’s solar energy policies Tuesday for discriminating against U.S. exporters and creating challenges for investing in India’s solar infrastructure. The announcement came after Michael Froman, the U.S. trade representative, filed a complaint with…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
A trade agreement signed by the United States and Russia over the weekend clears a major hurdle for the former communist country's entry into the World Trade Organization, the international body that regulates trade rules and disputes.
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