Pompeo to visit India during a brewing U.S.-India trade war

Jun 21, 2019
The U.S. trade war with China has grabbed the most headlines, but the Trump administration’s relationship with another key economic partner, India, is also growing rockier.
From left, then-U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pose with Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and Indian Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi in 2018. Pompeo visits India next week.

IMF forecasts slower global growth

Oct 9, 2018
The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday it’s shaving off some of its earlier optimism about world economic growth over the next couple years. It has downgraded its growth forecast for this year from 3.9 percent to 3.7 percent, and for next year, the IMF has ticked the world’s growth down from 2.7 percent to 2.5 […]

Trump-Juncker meeting key for U.S.-EU trade relations

Jul 24, 2018
The European Union’s top official is due to meet with President Donald Trump tomorrow in Washington. Jean-Claude Juncker — head of the EU’s executive arm — will be trying to stave off a full-blown transatlantic trade war and persuade the president not to go ahead with a threatened tariff of up to 25 percent on European auto […]

Another week, another round of trade conversations

Apr 27, 2018
This week European leaders met with President Trump, there's new numbers on the economy out ... let's break down the week's economic news.
U.S. President Donald Trump (R) shakes hands with German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) during a joint news conference at the East Room of the White House April 27, 2018 in Washington, D.C.
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Why China should top Trump's list

Nov 15, 2016
Jim Fallows of The Atlantic explains the complicated US-Sino relationship and what we can expect from the president-elect.
A copy of the local Chinese magazine Global People in Shanghai on Monday. Its cover story translates to "Why did Trump win?"