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US, Mexico say trade deal on track after last-minute objections

Top trade negotiators from both the United States and Mexico reaffirmed Monday that the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, known as USMCA, is a done deal -- despite complaints from Mexico over the weekend about a labor provision included in the bill unveiled by Democrats.

Key events in Trump's China trade talks

After meeting for dinner in December 2018 on the sidelines of a major international summit in Argentina, President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping raised the prospect of an imminent deal to end their tit-for-tat trade war.

Trump holds firm on Mexico tariffs despite Republican dissent

President Donald Trump overruled three of his top advisers in deciding to move ahead with his tariff threat against Mexico over immigration. And as he faced a stock market slide and opprobrium from key Republican senators on Friday, the President held firm, tweeting: "It's time!"

Trump moves to pressure Democrats on NAFTA replacement

The Trump administration moved Thursday to jumpstart the approval process for President Donald Trump's replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement, applying further pressure on House Democrats to consider the trade plan.

Trump welcomes Chinese trade negotiators amid border drama

It could be a make-or-break week for the delicate trade negotiations between the United States and China as they drift further beyond the ambitious 90-day clock set last year by the leaders of the world's two largest economic superpowers.

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.