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