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Trump May Threaten a Trade War Over NAFTA, but His Options Are Limited

Trump May Threaten a Trade War Over NAFTA, but His Options Are Limited

When then-President Bill Clinton signed the North American Free Trade Agreement in a White House ceremony in December 1993, he called it “a defining moment” for the United States and…

While Trump and Abe Eye Bilateral Pact, Australia Keeps TPP Alive

While Trump and Abe Eye Bilateral Pact, Australia Keeps TPP Alive

Tokyo and Washington look to take the bilateral track but a slimmed-down TPP may still live on.…

Russia’s Asian Trade Game

Russia’s Asian Trade Game

With the Trans-Pacific Partnership on pause, the Asian free trade landscape has changed. What does that mean for Russia?…

Is China Open to Talking About Trade With Trump?

Is China Open to Talking About Trade With Trump?

China's Foreign Ministry notes that "friendly consultations" may heal rifts between U.S. and China on trade.…

Xi Jinping, Head of World’s Largest Communist Party, Champions Global Trade

Xi Jinping, Head of World’s Largest Communist Party, Champions Global Trade

Also, Trump's man in Davos says pulling out of global trade deals will be good for globalism.…

Trump Taps Protectionist Robert Lighthizer as His New Trade Rep

Trump Taps Protectionist Robert Lighthizer as His New Trade Rep

Just who will make trade policy under Trump may be unclear, but the protectionist trend is crystal clear. …

Trump’s Israel Advisor Tapped to Run ‘All Types’ of World Negotiations

Trump’s Israel Advisor Tapped to Run ‘All Types’ of World Negotiations

It’s unclear what Jason Greenblatt will do in this new role, though he may be busy with trade and Israel.…

Why the Trump Economic Boom Will Never Come

Why the Trump Economic Boom Will Never Come

Yes, the markets are looking good (for now). But subsidized deal-making and tax cuts for the rich are the surest sign of a bubble.…

Fed Hikes: Asia’s Winners and Losers

Fed Hikes: Asia’s Winners and Losers

After the Federal Reserve's latest rate hike, which Asian markets are up and which are down?…

What to read about Rex Tillerson

What to read about Rex Tillerson

Steve Coll wrote the book on Exxon, where Rex Tillerson has spent his entire adult life.…

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