The weakened currency means imports get more expensive, but U.S. goods and services sold overseas become more affordable.
Analysts see the largest geopolitical risk coming from U.S.-China trade tensions.
How the U.S.-China trade war is affecting agribusiness and the rest of the global economy.
Ahead of the G-20 summit, both the United States and China are signaling a potential agreement to back off the budding trade war. President Donald Trump reportedly may delay scheduled tariffs on Chinese goods, and Beijing has provided more market access to international insurance companies. But there are many issues that still need to be […]
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is scheduled to meet Tuesday in New York with trade officials from the European Union and Japan. It’s the fourth meeting they’ve held in the past year, all in an effort to join forces against Chinese trade practices they say are unfair. Click the audio player above to hear the […]
President Donald Trump will welcome Kenya’s president, Uhuru Kenyatta, to the White House today. When it comes to trade and investment, there’s a lot for them to talk about. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
International reaction to President Trump’s firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been muted. One of the few public statements today came from Germany’s deputy foreign minister, who said it would not improve ties with his country. The State Department will face some tough challenges globally in the months ahead — everything from North […]
Carla Hills of the U.S. and Michael Wilson of Canada helped broker what Hills calls the 'premier trade agreement for its time.'
President Donald Trump has promised to take a tough line with China over bilateral trade. Now word comes that Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said at China’s National People’s Congress that China does not want a trade war, but that if it did happen, the U.S. could be hurt. Neither the U.S. nor China has taken […]
Kai Ryssdal talks with Binyamin Appelbaum of the New York Times about why global trade isn’t on the rise any more.