trade

(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
June 06, 2019 - 2:23 pm
By JILL COLVIN, MATTHEW LEE and LUIS ALONSO LUGO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Mexican officials labored for a second day Thursday to avert import tariffs that President Donald Trump is threatening to impose as he tries to strong-arm Mexico into stemming the flood of Central American...
Read More
(AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
June 01, 2019 - 10:23 am
By JILL COLVIN and COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite pushback from U.S. business, Mexico and Capitol Hill, President Donald Trump is doubling down on his threat to slap a 5% tariff on Mexican imports unless America's southern neighbor cracks down on Central American migrants...
Read More
(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 31, 2019 - 3:28 pm
By DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writers Stocks tumbled on Wall Street Friday after the U.S. announced plans to expand its trade war to Mexico, its third-biggest trading partner. The slump all but guarantees the market will end May with its first monthly loss of 2019. The S&P 500...
Read More
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 26, 2019 - 1:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the U.S. has decided to withdraw its support for a treaty regulating the multibillion-dollar global arms trade. It's the latest example of the Trump administration's dislike of international pacts. Trump said Friday that he has decided to revoke the...
Read More
(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
January 10, 2019 - 10:29 am
LONDON (AP) — The rally in global stock markets faded Thursday after U.S. and Chinese officials wrapped up three days of trade talks in Beijing without any significant breakthrough. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX dipped 0.1 percent to 10,881 while France's CAC 40 was 0.5 percent lower at 4...
Read More
(Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)
October 01, 2018 - 4:10 pm
By PAUL WISEMAN , AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — American dairy farmers get more access to the Canadian market. U.S. drug companies can fend off generic competition for a few more years. Automakers are under pressure to build more cars where workers earn decent wages. The North American...
Read More
dreamstime
August 31, 2018 - 1:55 pm
By LUIS ALONSO LUGO and PAUL WISEMAN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Toronto Star reports that President Donald Trump has said privately that he won't make compromises with Canada in high-stakes talks to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement. The report appeared to raise doubt...
Read More
(Chinatopix via AP, File)
August 03, 2018 - 11:43 am
By JOE McDONALD , AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday announced a $60 billion list of U.S. goods including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals for retaliation if Washington goes ahead with its latest tariff threat. The Finance Ministry accused the Trump administration of damaging...
Read More
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 25, 2018 - 5:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — European Union Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (zhahn-KLOHD' YUN'-kur) says he has made a deal with President Donald Trump to try to ease trade tensions. Juncker says during a joint Rose Garden appearance with Trump that he "had the intention to make a deal today and we...
Read More
dreamstime
July 11, 2018 - 2:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers have finally acted on their frustration with the Trump administration's growing use of tariffs.   The Senate has passed a modest, nonbinding resolution designed to give Congress more say about trade penalties imposed in the name of national security.   The resolution has...
Read More

Pages