Trump brings back tariff on Canadian aluminum, one month after USMCA takes effect

Aug 7, 2020
The president says Canada is flooding the U.S. with imported aluminum and undercutting American companies.
President Donald Trump speaks to workers at a Whirlpool manufacturing facility on Aug. 6, 2020 in Clyde, Ohio.
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Could British business benefit from trade barriers between U.K. and EU?

Mar 4, 2020
As trade talks get underway between the U.K. and the EU, some say Britain might be better off with fewer European imports.
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Intellectual property protections to feature in new U.S.-China trade deal

Jan 13, 2020
Whatever is specifically agreed on could be very hard to enforce.
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For farmers in central Washington, the USMCA is "a big relief"

Oct 1, 2018
Patrick Smith of Loftus Ranches in Yakima says the new trade deal takes away some uncertainty for farmers like him.
Workers harvest apples at Loftus Ranches in Yakima, Washington, in 2016
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How'd NAFTA change the economy? Draw your own charts

Mar 28, 2017
On December 8, 1993, then-President Bill Clinton signed the North American Free Trade Agreement. It went into effect less than a month later. At the time, the bill was lauded for its ability to create jobs in the U.S. — Clinton had said NAFTA would create 200,000 jobs within two years — increase cooperation between […]

Round 15 of that other trade deal in the works — T-TIP

Oct 3, 2016
Round 15 of the T-TIP talks begins on Monday and few are expecting any consensus.
U.S. President Barack Obama visiting Germany in April of this year to make the case for the T-TIP.
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A private, global super court you've probably never heard of

Sep 8, 2016
Investor-state dispute settlements give corporations enormous power over countries.

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How much could the return of factory jobs add up to?

Apr 18, 2016
Manufacturers are getting more done with fewer American workers.
A factory worker at the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US Warren Stamping Plant in Warren, Michigan.  
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A tale of two small business exporters

Sep 4, 2015
How much would the Trans-Pacific Partnership help these companies?