international trade law

Trump, Xi still far away from final deal on trade

It was the ceasefire global policy makers and investors were hoping President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping would reach in a turbulent trade war that has sparked global market turmoil.

Trump to force Congress to find NAFTA replacement

President Donald Trump put pressure on Congress to approve his new trade deal with Canada and Mexico, saying late Saturday he intends to terminate the original North American Free Trade Agreement.

Trump, Xi meet during dinner in Buenos Aires

The leaders of the world's two largest economies, Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, met face-to-face Saturday in Argentina for a highly anticipated dinner that many hope will halt, at least temporarily, an escalating tit-for-tat trade war.

Elizabeth Warren outlines foreign policy vision amid 2020 speculation

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat widely considered a top presidential contender for 2020, outlined a foreign policy vision Thursday that echoed her progressive economic views, telling a Washington audience that US foreign policy should "benefit all Americans, not just wealthy elites."

US trade deficit rises despite Trump's tariffs

President Donald Trump's tariffs were supposed to shrink America's trade deficit, but it has instead grown for five straight months and is on track to hit a record high before the end of the year.

Democrats signal concerns on NAFTA replacement

President Donald Trump is set to formally sign a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement in just two weeks -- but the Republican loss of the House in the midterms means he'll need Democratic support to get the deal through Congress next year.