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WTO Chief Warns About First Signs of U.S.-China Trade War

WTO Chief Warns About First Signs of U.S.-China Trade War

The head of the WTO warned about the first signs of a trade war involving the U.S. and China, as Europe kept alive a threat to join Beijing in pushing back against President Donald Trump.
Trump Trade Crackdown Shows ‘America First’ Happening at Last

Trump Trade Crackdown Shows ‘America First’ Happening at Last

President Donald Trump’s announcement that he’ll slap stiff tariffs on imported steel and aluminum roiled markets, spurred warnings of harsh ramifications, and provoked threats of retaliation.
Trump Ties Palestinian Aid Money to Peace Deal: Davos Update

Trump Ties Palestinian Aid Money to Peace Deal: Davos Update

Billionaires, world leaders and investors are gathered in Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting to hobnob and discuss topics ranging from the global economy and sexual
Ross Says China, Not U.S., Is the Real Trade Protectionist

Ross Says China, Not U.S., Is the Real Trade Protectionist

Any protectionist agenda in the U.S. pales in comparison to China’s, according to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.
WTO Meeting Ends in Buenos Aires Without Substantial Agreements

WTO Meeting Ends in Buenos Aires Without Substantial Agreements

No substantial deals were reached at a World Trade Organization meeting in Buenos Aires after three days of negotiations, highlighting how multilateral trade relations are growing increasingly
APEC Ministers Vow to Fight Protectionism as Trump Slams WTO

APEC Ministers Vow to Fight Protectionism as Trump Slams WTO

Asia-Pacific ministers meeting in Vietnam this week pledged to fight protectionism and embrace the World Trade Organization, issuing a statement a day after President Donald Trump criticized the WTO
Canada Wants Good Deal Over Fast Deal for Big Pacific Trade Pact

Canada Wants Good Deal Over Fast Deal for Big Pacific Trade Pact

Canada is sounding a note of caution as nations push this week to save a blockbuster Pacific trade pact, saying speed shouldn’t take priority over getting a good deal.
U.S. Block of WTO Appeals Body Compromises System, Director Says

U.S. Block of WTO Appeals Body Compromises System, Director Says

The Trump administration’s decision to block new appointments to the World Trade Organization’s appellate body is compromising the ability of the system to resolve disputes, according to WTO