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U.S. trade deficit remains on track for 10-year high after climbing 7% in June

Jeffry Bartash | 08/03/2018

The numbers: The trade deficit rose 7% in June to mark the first increase in four months, keeping the U.S. on track to post the largest annual gap in a decade…

‘Back to square one’ if WTO appeals body fails: judge James Crawford

Ronald Mizen | 08/03/2018

A serious economic recession and the collapse of the WT...

Canada, Mexico say NAFTA deal on auto-content rules ‘close’ as U.S. displays flexibility

Joseph White | 08/02/2018

The United States and Mexico are nearing a ...

Trump’s overture to emerging Asia drowned out by trade war

John Geddie | 08/02/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – When the U.S. Secretary of State flies into...

Possible New U.S. Tariffs on Chinese Goods Not ‘Cataclysmic’: Commerce Secretary

Lisa Lambert | 08/02/2018

WASHINGTON — New tariffs that the United St...

The U.S. and EU Can Make Transatlantic Trade Great Again

Anders Fogh Rasmussen | 08/02/2018

Just when the European Union seemed to have recovered some of its free...

Trump Advisers Urge Raising Additional China Tariffs to 25%

Bob Davis and Lingling Wei | 08/01/2018

As Washington and Beijing struggle to break a trade impasse, s...


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