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U.N. forecasts slower global growth this year. Thanks, trade war.

by Kimberly Adams May 23, 2019
Analysts see the largest geopolitical risk coming from U.S.-China trade tensions.
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by Scott Tong Nov 28, 2018
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The U.S., Japan and the EU meet to discuss China’s trade practices

by Nancy Marshall-Genzer Sep 25, 2018
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…
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Kenyan president comes to the White House

by Erika Beras Aug 27, 2018
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. 
President Donald Trump welcomes Kenyan President Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta to the White House Aug. 27, 2018 in Washington, DC.
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State Department role not limited to diplomacy

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by Kai Ryssdal and Bridget Bodnar Mar 21, 2017
Carla Hills of the U.S. and Michael Wilson of Canada helped broker what Hills calls the 'premier trade agreement for its time.'
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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…

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An inflatable Trojan horse is seen as people demonstrate outside the European Union headquarters in Brussels, on September 20, 2016 to protest against huge transatlantic trade deals linking Europe with Canada and the United States.
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