Indian Prime Minister's visit to U.S. greeted with business protests

Sep 26, 2013
As Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visits the White House to talk about trade between India and the U.S., some American businesses are protesting what they see as India shutting out foreign firms.
Posted In: India, trade, globalization

How dirty honey made its way to the U.S.

Sep 20, 2013
The U.S consumers 400 million pounds of honey a year, but do we know where it comes from?
Posted In: honey, smuggling, China, trade

In blow to Samsung, White House vetos ITC ban on Apple products

Aug 5, 2013
Samsung has lost more than a billion dollars in market value this morning after the White House overturned a patent victory for the company that favors rival Apple.
Posted In: apple, samsung, trade

U.S. and China talk trade and cybersecurity

Jul 11, 2013
Annual talks in Washington bring top government officials and business leaders together.
Posted In: China, trade

Europe angry about spying -- but enough to jeopardize a trade pact?

Jul 1, 2013
Recent revelations about the U.S. bugging European embassies have left some EU lawmakers furious -- apparently. But some argue that eavesdropping is ubiquitous and say that all will be forgotten in the cause of free trade.
Posted In: spying, trade

Tapping the trades for good jobs and good money

May 23, 2013
Trades like plumbing, welding, and metal work are in heavy demand as the construction industry recovers from the recession.
Posted In: plumber, carpentry, trade, electrician

As Obama visits Mexico, the slippery topic of oil comes up

May 2, 2013
President Obama visits Mexico today and will hold talks with President Enrique Pena de Nieto. Among the likely topics: Mexico's vast oil and gas reserves. Production could increase with foreign funding, but that is a touchy move in Mexico.
Posted In: Mexico, Oil, trade

Meet the two new nominees for President Obama's economic team

May 2, 2013
The president has nominated Penny Pritzker to run the Commerce Department, and Michael Froman as the next U.S. trade representative.
Posted In: Obama, Commerce Department, trade

U.S.-EU trade deal faces cultural hurdles

Feb 13, 2013
The trade deal between the U.S. and the European Union mentioned in President Obama's State of the Union speech could be profitable for both parties. It may be hard to achieve because of differences in outlook.
Posted In: State of the Union, European Union, trade

NAFTA's 20th birthday -- cause to celebrate?

Jan 1, 2013
Two decades after its passage, the debate continues over the trade pact among the US, Mexico and Canada.
Posted In: trade, NAFTA