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U.S. Says Some Progress Was Made at Latest Nafta Talks

January 29, 2018

The U.S. is pushing for a breakthrough on its touchiest Nafta proposals within a month, underscoring the fragility of the new mood of optimism after Canada and Mexico came forward with fresh ideas.... READ MORE


U.K. Wants ‘Virtually Identical’ Trade Deal With EU After Brexit

December 11, 2017

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox said the U.K. would like a trading relationship with the European Union after it leaves the bloc that’s “virtually identical” to t... READ MORE


EU-Canada Trade Agreement Wins European Parliament Green Light

February 15, 2017

The European Parliament approved a landmark free-trade agreement with Canada, shoring up Europe’s market-opening clout in the face of a populist surge across the continent and U.S. President Donald Tr... READ MORE


Trump Tough Talk Pushes Argentina, Brazil to Embrace Trade

February 7, 2017

Two of South America’s most pro-market presidents are struggling to shake off the protectionist policies of the past when it comes to international trade. Tuesday’s state visit by Argentine President... READ MORE


U.K. Mulling Turkey-Style Trade Pact After Brexit, Liam Fox Says

December 18, 2016

The U.K. could try to stay in the European customs union after Brexit, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox said, in a further sign that the British government is considering keeping some formal tie... READ MORE


U.K. Plays Down Report Brexit Trade Deal Could Take 10 Years

December 15, 2016

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s office downplayed remarks attributed to a British diplomat that it could take 10 years to negotiate a final free-trade deal with the European Union after Brexit -- an... READ MORE


China Wants Quick Close on Regional Trade Agreement for Asia

November 23, 2016

China wants to seal the deal on a trade agreement with Southeast Asian countries as soon as possible with a U.S.-led pact now in doubt, a Ministry of Commerce official said Thursday. The country will... READ MORE


Asia-Pacific Summit Closes With Call to Work for Free Trade

November 20, 2016

Leaders of 21 Asia-Pacific nations ended their annual summit Sunday with a call to resist protectionism amid signs of increased free-trade skepticism, highlighted by the victory of Donald Trump in the... READ MORE


U.S. Is Rare Bright Spot in Southeast Asia as China Exports Drop

October 6, 2016

After years of looking to China as a source of growth, Southeast Asian countries are turning their attention back to the world’s largest economy on the other side of the Pacific Ocean. READ MORE


Pacific Trade Deal Foes Say Keystone Case Shows Pact's Risk

January 6, 2016

A legal dispute over the Keystone XL oil pipeline is giving opponents of a Pacific trade agreement a fresh argument in their effort to get Congress to kill the pact. They say the case announced Wednes... READ MORE


Japan is Pressed by EU to Reach Free-Trade Agreement in 2016

December 17, 2015

Japan should aim to reach a free-trade agreement with the European Union next year or risk undermining EU interest in a deal, the 28-nation bloc’s chief negotiator warned. Mauro Petriccione said an EU... READ MORE


Africa Nations to Consider Cotton Case If Nairobi Talks Fail

December 16, 2015

African nations are considering presenting a case against governments they accuse of distorting trade in cotton if this week’s negotiations in the Kenyan capital don’t deliver a favorable deal. Cotton... READ MORE


WTO Failure to Adapt to Trade Shifts Could Hamper Nairobi Talks

December 14, 2015

The World Trade Organization could miss an opportunity to advance fairer international trade at its 10th ministerial conference in Kenya this week as it struggles to respond to a growing shift toward... READ MORE


Trina Exits EU Pricing Program as Solar Import Duties Extended

December 11, 2015

Trina Solar Ltd., the world’s biggest solar manufacturer, is withdrawing from a voluntary program to sell panels in the European Union above a fixed minimum price that the company said is hindering it... READ MORE