trade deal

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.

Kevin Freking and Paul Wiseman | Associated Press
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.

Paul Wiseman and Joe McDonald | Associated Press
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