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One Year Later, Nafta Lives On, Resisting Trump’s Trade Wrath

One Year Later, Nafta Lives On, Resisting Trump’s Trade Wrath

President Donald Trump has made no secret that he wanted the North American Free Trade Agreement gone. A year of on-again-off-again negotiations without a clear view of an endgame has demonstrated the
Five Sticking Points Keeping Xi and Trump From a Trade Deal

Five Sticking Points Keeping Xi and Trump From a Trade Deal

From President Donald Trump’s trade deficit complaints to Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping’s concerns about U.S. efforts to contain his country’s rise, a lot divides the leaders of the world’s two
Steven Mnuchin Is Still Standing

Steven Mnuchin Is Still Standing

Trump’s Treasury secretary has pushed tax cuts and sanctions and has learned to keep his head down in the trade war.
Ross Signals More Tariff Pain Ahead in China Trade Battle

Ross Signals More Tariff Pain Ahead in China Trade Battle

The Trump administration seems to be in no hurry to back down in the trade dispute with China as Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross signals more pain ahead unless Beijing changes its trade behavior as
California Urges Resistance to Census Citizenship Question

California Urges Resistance to Census Citizenship Question

Sacramento, Calif. (AP) -- California's top elections official urged residents Tuesday to formally oppose a Trump administration plan that would ask whether a person is a U.S. citizen on the 2020
U.S. and Mexico Nearing Nafta Car Deal, Sources Say

U.S. and Mexico Nearing Nafta Car Deal, Sources Say

The U.S. and Mexico are in the final stages of negotiating a deal on rules for cars sold under Nafta, one of the biggest sticking points in discussions to overhaul the North American Free Trade
Carmakers Surge After Trump Agrees to Put Car Tariffs on Hold

Carmakers Surge After Trump Agrees to Put Car Tariffs on Hold

European carmakers surged after President Donald Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker agreed to declare a ceasefire in their trade spat while they negotiate lower barriers to
You Think GM’s Forecast Was Bad? Look What Auto Tariffs Would Do

You Think GM’s Forecast Was Bad? Look What Auto Tariffs Would Do

President Donald Trump is threatening to slap tariffs on all cars imported into America. If he follows through, the shock waves will reverberate around the world.
Trump Takes Heat on Car Tariffs as Industry Warns of Job Losses

Trump Takes Heat on Car Tariffs as Industry Warns of Job Losses

President Donald Trump is being warned that tariffs on car imports would hurt the U.S. economy, disrupt the global auto industry, and widen the rift between America and its closest allies.
Trade War Spills Into Uranium as U.S. Weighs Import Tariffs

Trade War Spills Into Uranium as U.S. Weighs Import Tariffs

The Trump administration began an investigation into whether uranium imports threaten national security, a move that may lead to tariffs on the nuclear power plant fuel.
U.S. Plans Uranium Import Probe That May Lead to Tariffs

U.S. Plans Uranium Import Probe That May Lead to Tariffs

The Trump administration plans to open an investigation into whether uranium imports are harming national security, a move that could lead to tariffs on foreign shipments of the metal, said three
Trump's Tariffs Spark Outcry From Companies Denied Relief

Trump's Tariffs Spark Outcry From Companies Denied Relief

Todd Adams won what he thought was a career-defining order last summer for his small, family-owned stainless steel manufacturer. Now, he’s paid “several hundred thousand dollars” from President Donald
Automakers Bristle at Trump Administration Demand for Sensitive Data

Automakers Bristle at Trump Administration Demand for Sensitive Data

The U.S. Commerce Department has asked automakers to reveal some of their most closely held secrets as part of its investigation of whether tariffs on imported cars and components are needed to
Cohen Pitched Novartis Russia-Tied Investment, Democrats Say

Cohen Pitched Novartis Russia-Tied Investment, Democrats Say

Michael Cohen, longtime lawyer to President Donald Trump, not only took money from companies looking for insight into the new administration but also pressed one of his clients to take up an
Commerce Secretary Ross to Sell All Stocks After Ethics Office Warning

Commerce Secretary Ross to Sell All Stocks After Ethics Office Warning

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Thursday that he would divest all his remaining equity holdings after the government’s top ethics watchdog said his failure to sell off assets that could pose
U.S., China Say They Are Open to Talks Amid Escalating Trade War

U.S., China Say They Are Open to Talks Amid Escalating Trade War

The U.S. and China signaled they were open to resuming negotiations over trade after days of exchanging retaliatory threats, though Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Beijing must commit to deeper
China, U.S. Hint at Chance for Talks After Trump's Tariff Threat

China, U.S. Hint at Chance for Talks After Trump's Tariff Threat

Chinese and U.S. officials have raised the prospect of resuming talks over trade between the two nations after President Donald Trump ratcheted up the pressure by announcing a huge new round of
China Says It Won't Back Down in a Trade War Started by Trump

China Says It Won't Back Down in a Trade War Started by Trump

China fired back at President Donald Trump’s latest tariff barrage, saying it won’t back down in the trade war that was started unilaterally by the U.S.
Trump’s Tariff Barrage Pushes China Fight to Point of No Return

Trump’s Tariff Barrage Pushes China Fight to Point of No Return

U.S. President Donald Trump is pushing his trade conflict with China toward a point where neither side can back down.
The Trade War Is On: Timeline of How We Got Here and What’s Next

The Trade War Is On: Timeline of How We Got Here and What’s Next

The trade dispute between the U.S. and China has entered a new phase, with the Trump administration announcing higher tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese imports, and an equivalent response from