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 ...

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 ...

Chinese ship opens new trade route via Pakistani port

Nov 13, 2016

Chinese ship opens new trade route via Pakistani port

Pakistan’s top civilian and military leaders traveled to the country’s southwest on Sunday to open a new international trade route by seeing off a Chinese ship that’s exporting goods to the Middle East and Africa from the newly built Gwadar port. The first convoy ...

Kerry hopes to revive TPP trade deal

Nov 13, 2016

Kerry hopes to revive TPP trade deal

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry refused to call last rites on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Sunday, expressing hope President-elect Donald Trump will drop his opposition to the contentious free trade deal. The 12-nation TPP became a hot-button issue during the U.S. election campaign, ...

Nov 12, 2016

Obama administration suspends TPP approval bid

U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration has suspended its efforts to win congressional approval for the Trans-Pacific Partnership before President-elect Donald Trump takes office, saying Friday that the fate of the free trade pact was up to Trump and Republican lawmakers. Administration officials also said ...