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Government, Business

China Formally Applies to Join Asian Trade Deal Trump Abandoned

China Formally Applies to Join Asian Trade Deal Trump Abandoned Shipping containers next to gantry cranes at the Yangshan Deepwater Port in Shanghai, China. (Qilai Shen/Bloomberg)

Beijing has applied to join an Asia-Pacific trade pact once pushed by the U.S. as a way to exclude China and solidify American dominance in the region.

September 16, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

US, Mexico Fail to Resolve Trade Dispute for Cars

An employee assembles sunroof components at a manufacturer in Mexico

The U.S. and Mexico failed to resolve a dispute over trade rules for cars during a meeting this week, threatening the goal of boosting regional manufacturing under their new trade pact.

July 23, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

Trump Says Phase 2 China Trade Deal Unlikely at This Point

Trump speaks to members of the media on the South Lawn before boarding Marine One en route to Florid Trump speaks to members of the media on the South Lawn before boarding Marine One en route to virus-stricken Florida on July 10. (Shawn Thew/Bloomberg News)

President Donald Trump said a phase two trade deal with China isn’t under consideration, saying the relationship between Washington and Beijing has deteriorated too much.

Jennifer Jacobs | Bloomberg News
July 10, 2020
Government, Business

US, China Sign Deal That Aims to Simmer Long-Running Trade Tensions

Liu He and Donald Trump Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and President Donald Trump shake hands after signing the trade deal. (Evan Vucci/AP)

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed a trade agreement Jan. 15 with China that is expected to boost exports from U.S. farmers and manufacturers and is aimed at lowering tensions in a long-running dispute between the economic powers.

January 15, 2020
Government, Business

Trump Says US, China Have Reached Deal

steel pipe Bloomberg

WASHINGTON — President Trump said Dec. 13 that the U.S. has canceled plans to impose new tariffs on $160 billion worth of Chinese imports Dec. 15 as part of a modest interim agreement that de-escalates a 17-month trade war between the world’s two biggest economies.

December 13, 2019
Government, Business

Pacific Rim Nations Led by US Agree to Historic Trade Deal

A dozen Pacific Rim nations agreed to an historic pact that would cut trade barriers on items ranging from cars to rice, setting up a potentially contentious ratification vote before a skeptical U.S. Congress.

October 5, 2015