Sep 23, 2015

U.S. dairy exporter pushes for TPP deal acceptable to Congress

Japan and other nations need to open their dairy markets further to hammer out a Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal that is acceptable to Congress, Tom Suber, president of the U.S. Dairy Export Council, suggested. “If Japan, Canada, New Zealand want an agreement that ...

Sep 6, 2015

G-20 leaders plot careful way forward

Warily watching economic clouds gathering in China and the possibility of an end to zero interest rates in the United States, Group of 20 (G-20) leaders steered a careful course at their meeting in Turkey at a time of uneven and fragile growth. The ...

Sep 6, 2015

Chinese build factories in U.S., creating jobs and tensions


When Chen Mingxu was a boy, U.S. businessmen poured into rural China, welcomed with tax breaks and steamed turtle. Thirty years later, in a kind of reverse migration, Chen finds himself in southwestern Alabama smiling wanly over bacon-wrapped meatloaf and banana pudding. Chen, who ...