U.S. formally notifies TPP members of departure from trade deal

Jan 31, 2017

U.S. formally notifies TPP members of departure from trade deal

The United States on Monday completed its withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal by officially notifying the 11 other member states. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative sent letters of intent to Japan and other TPP members, with President Donald Trump apparently ...

Jan 28, 2017

U.S. economic momentum faces wild card in Trump trade policy

The U.S. economy entered 2017 with a solid head of steam, driven by consumer spending and a pickup in business investment. President Donald Trump could add to that momentum — or kill it, if trade tensions keep flaring. Fourth-quarter figures released Friday showed how ...

Jan 25, 2017

EU asks China to open markets following free trade support

The European Union ambassador to China welcomed its endorsement of free trade in the face of U.S. President Donald Trump’s promise to restrict imports and appealed to Beijing on Wednesday to make good on that sentiment by lowering its own market barriers. Hans Dietmar ...