Business Jan 23, 2020

Japanese vehicle sales in South Korea fell 22% in 2019 amid boycotts

The number of Japanese vehicles sold in South Korea in 2019 fell 22.0 percent from the previous year, according to data from the Korea Automobile Manufacturers Association. The drop in sales, announced Wednesday, apparently reflects the effects of South Korean boycotts against Japanese products, following ...

U.S. Senate passes new North American trade deal

Business Jan 17, 2020

U.S. Senate passes new North American trade deal

The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved a revamp of the 26-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement that includes tougher rules on labor and automotive content but leaves $1.2 trillion in annual U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade flows largely unchanged. The legislation for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement passed on an ...