Trade Policy

Trump gets pushback on promise of new Mexican tariffs

May 31, 2019

President Donald Trump's threat to slap a 5% tariff on imports from Mexico unless it cracks down on Central American migrants trying to enter the U.S. is being panned by U.S. business

The Latest: Business group may take legal action vs tariffs

May 31, 2019

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says it's looking into possible legal action to block President Donald Trump from imposing a 5% tariff on imports from Mexico if the nation doesn't crack down on Central American immigrants trying to get into the United States

China factory activity falls contracts in May amid dispute

May 31, 2019

China's factory activity fell into contraction territory in May amid an ongoing trade dispute with the U.S. that has seen higher tariffs slapped on Chinese exports

The Latest: Mexican leader warns against 'coercive measures'

May 31, 2019

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his foreign relations secretary will lead a delegation to see a negotiated solution to Trump's threat to impose new tariffs on Mexican goods if the country doesn't do more to slow migration

Pence says US-Canada relationship has 'never been stronger'

May 31, 2019

Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S.-Canada relationship has "never been stronger," less than a year after a trade tiff had chilled the allies' historically warm ties

Trump administration makes move to replace NAFTA

May 30, 2019

The Trump administration has triggered the process for submitting to Congress a bill implementing the president's new trade deal with Canada and Mexico

US stocks muster slight gains after listless day of trading

May 30, 2019

Major U.S. stock indexes capped a day of listless trading with modest gains Thursday, snapping the market's two-day losing streak

Analysis: India's Modi faces foreign pressures in 2nd term

May 28, 2019

Analysis: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces tough foreign policy choices in dealing with U.S., China

The Latest: Trump agrees with Kim on Biden's "low IQ"

May 27, 2019

In Tokyo, Trump sides with NKorea's Kim Jong Un on Biden's "low IQ"

Trump opens state visit, needles Japan over trade issues

May 25, 2019

President Donald Trump has opened a state visit to Japan by needling the country over its trade imbalance with the U.S., teasing "Maybe that's why you like me so much."

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