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Will China actually join Obama's trade deal?

Jun 4, 2015
The country is "putting out feelers," and the TPP without China is kind of weak.

President Obama: the full interview

Jun 4, 2015
A conversation on the future of international trade.

President Obama says China open to joining trade partnership

Jun 3, 2015
Kai sits down with the POTUS to discuss TPP and the future of international trade.

The great trade debate: nine sticking points

Jun 2, 2015
Much of the discussion circles back to the pros and cons of past deals.

Currency control sits uneasily in trade deal

May 20, 2015
Adding currency rules to the Trans-Pacific Partnership is mired in controversy.

NAFTA legacy casts a shadow on new trade agreements

May 7, 2015
As the Trans-Pacific Partnership looms, a look back at what NAFTA changed in America.
Then-U.S. President Bill Clinton signs the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in December 1993.
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Why the secrecy behind trade talks?

May 5, 2015
The lack of transparency behind trade deals is a worry for critics.

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Japan's trade negotiations may be troubled by currency

Apr 28, 2015
Some are claiming the Bank of Japan is manipulating currency.

Pacific trade and the fear of currency manipulation

Apr 23, 2015
The President faces opposition to having more authority on Pacific nation trade.

Trade agreements, then and now

Apr 21, 2015
Congress is turning its attention to trade this week.