As Trump talks wall, China builds bridges to Latin America

Nov 19, 2016

As Trump talks wall, China builds bridges to Latin America

An expected U.S. economic retreat from Latin America under Donald Trump is causing the region’s leaders to look halfway around the world to China for help weathering the possible financial headwinds. They will have the perfect opportunity to make their appeal this week when ...

Kerry to Kishida: U.S. has not given up hope on TPP

Nov 18, 2016

Kerry to Kishida: U.S. has not given up hope on TPP

The United States has not given up hope of ratifying the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the 12-nation trade deal President-elect Donald Trump has pledged to scrap once he takes office in January, Secretary of State John Kerry told Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on Thursday. During a ...

With Trump win, China looks to seize Asia free trade leadership

Nov 18, 2016

With Trump win, China looks to seize Asia free trade leadership

China will position itself as free trade’s new champion at an Asia-Pacific summit this weekend, with the Communist government seeking to project economic leadership as the Trans-Pacific Partnership languishes under President-elect Donald Trump. Beijing aims to capitalize on the Trump-induced coma of the U.S.-led ...

Nov 15, 2016

Abe warns TPP impasse would shift focus to China-inclusive trade pact

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday that roadblocks to implementation of the U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) could shift attention to another envisioned regional free trade pact that includes China, but not the United States. “There’s no doubt that there would be a pivot to ...