Wednesday, March 29, 2023

All posts tagged "trade"

  • As Trump hosts Xi, meet the new wild card on trade: The US

    WASHINGTON – For years, at leadership summits and global conferences, the United States pushed a reluctant China to open its markets and embrace free trade. Now, as President Donald Trump prepares to host his Chinese counterpart, Xi...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
  • Canada’s Trudeau talks trade with Trump at White House

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau repeatedly stressed their commitment to working together after their first face-to-face meeting Monday. The neighboring leaders, polar opposites in nearly every way, took up the thorny...

    • Posted February 13, 2017
  • Trump to reaffirm security commitment to Japan PM

    President Donald Trump will reaffirm America’s commitment to its security alliance with Japan when the nation’s prime minister visits the White House Friday, a senior U.S official said. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be seeking reassurance from...

    • Posted February 9, 2017
  • German Economy Minister: Trump Signals on Trade “Alarming”

    Isolationism would also hurt the U.S. economy and it's important to keep talking with Washington

    • Posted February 1, 2017
  • Trump names lawyer Lighthizer as top trade rep

    NEW YORK – President-elect Donald Trump announced Tuesday he will nominate lawyer Robert Lighthizer as U.S. trade representative, picking an experienced trade official who has questioned the conservative movement’s commitment to free trade. Lighthizer, who served as...

    • Posted January 3, 2017
  • Supreme Court upholds broad power to curb insider trading

    WASHINGTON — A unanimous Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with the government in a legal clash over the nation’s insider trading laws, a victory for prosecutors seeking to curb corruption on Wall Street. The justices ruled that...

    • Posted December 6, 2016
  • Vouching for Trump, Obama says US Will Maintain Alliances

    WASHINGTON — Vouching for the successor he never imagined having, President Barack Obama on Monday sought to reassure an anxious nation and world that Donald Trump would maintain America’s alliances and its status as the “indispensable nation.”...

    • Posted November 14, 2016
  • US faces complaint at WTO over tariffs on Brazilian steel

    GENEVA — Brazil has filed a complaint at the World Trade Organization against the U.S. over duties imposed on Brazilian steel products. A WTO announcement Friday on the filing comes amid questions about how the U.S. will...

    • Posted November 11, 2016
  • EU Sees Pause in Talks on Free Trade Deal With US

    BRUSSELS — The European Union’s top trade official says talks on the planned Trans-Atlantic trade deal are set to be put on hold following the election of Donald Trump in the United States. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia...

    • Posted November 11, 2016
  • US Trade Deficit in September at Lowest Level in 19 Months

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit fell in September to the lowest level in 19 months as demand for U.S.-made airplanes and other exports increased while imports slipped. The politically sensitive deficit with China declined. The deficit...

    • Posted November 4, 2016