Japan has no plan to discuss foreign exchange in U.S. trade talks

Business Oct 14, 2018

Japan has no plan to discuss foreign exchange in U.S. trade talks

The minister in charge of trade talks with the United States said Sunday that Japan has no intention of discussing measures to prevent competitive currency devaluations. "There were no talks on foreign exchange in the joint statement and during the Japan-U.S. summit (in September)," Japan's ...

U.S. Embassy road signs go up in Jerusalem

World / Politics May 8, 2018

U.S. Embassy road signs go up in Jerusalem

U.S. Embassy road signs went up in Jerusalem on Monday before next week's opening of the mission in accordance with President Donald Trump's recognition of the city as Israel's capital. Trump says he is making good on U.S. legislation and presidential pledges dating back decades. ...

Business Feb 16, 2018

Mnuchin says Washington studying possible return to TPP through renegotiation

President Donald Trump's administration is actively discussing the possibility of rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal on condition that the United States renegotiate it to secure better terms, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday. Citing Trump's suggestion last month in Davos, Switzerland, that he ...