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Head of World Trade Organization to step down early amid lingering US-China tensions 14.5.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
The head of the World Trade Organization said Thursday that he will leave his post a year early.
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What Trump's new North American trade deal actually does 30.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
When President Trump signed a revamped trade agreement with Mexico and Canada into law Wednesday, he kept a campaign pledge to improve upon a deal that he had long condemned. Here are some questions and answers about the new deal.
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Trump: New trade deal with Canada, Mexico to boost U.S. growth 30.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
President Trump on Wednesday signed into law a major rewrite of the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico that he said replaces the “nightmare" of a Clinton-era agreement and will keep jobs, wealth and growth in America.
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Q&A: Pete Buttigieg on the monumental task of cleaning up Trump's mess 21.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

In a meeting with the L.A. Times editorial board, Mayor Pete Buttigieg talks about Iran, climate change and if America is ready for a gay president.

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House passage of USMCA marks major shift away from free-trade policies 20.12.2019 LA Times: Business

The revised trade deal with Mexico and Canada passed by the House represents a fundamental shift in policy toward more managed trade.

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California businesses breathe sigh of relief over deal to update NAFTA trade pact 18.12.2019 LA Times: Business

Trade and investment among the U.S., Canada and Mexico languished over the uncertain fate of NAFTA.

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Editorial: Trump has his new NAFTA. But is it any better than the original? 11.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

A deal between House Democrats and President Trump's trade negotiations means likely congressional approval for Trump's new version of NAFTA, the USMCA.

U professor: New trade deal with Mexico and Canada is mostly business as usual 11.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The United States has reached an agreement on a new trade deal with Mexico and Canada, two countries that are important export markets for Minnesota businesses and farmers. A trade expert says the new pact mostly maintains the existing trade rules.
Pelosi announces agreement on North American trade pact 10.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Pelosi said the revamped U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is a significant improvement over the original North American Free Trade Agreement, crediting Democratic negotiators for winning stronger provisions on enforcing the agreement.
Democrats, White House reach agreement on revised NAFTA trade pact 10.12.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The deal between White House and Mexico, to address final concerns of House Democrats, raises prospects for passing an updated trade pact with Canada and Mexico.

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump exaggerates scope of cease-fire deal 21.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A look at President Trump’s rhetoric on the temporary cease-fire to Turkish-Kurdish hostilities and other subjects over the past week as well as a sampling of statements from the latest Democratic presidential debate:
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Democrats warm to Trump's revised NAFTA trade deal after Mexico pledges labor reforms 10.10.2019 LA Times: Business

House Democrats say Mexican officials agreed to labor standards that would smooth passage of USMCA, the proposed update of the NAFTA trade deal.

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AP fact check: Trump mistruths on Ukraine, impeachment fight 30.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
A whistle blew, an impeachment inquiry swung into motion and the president at the center of it all rose defiantly to his own defense, not always in command of the facts.
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Opinion: Look, Americans like free trade again 19.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

A new national poll found that nearly two-thirds of those surveyed agreed that free trade was good for the country. All it takes is a few tariffs and a trade war to change minds.

China Says U.S. Is Perfect Example of What Not to Do as 'World's Biggest Power' 30.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Don't do things like the U.S. does" has become a popular catchphrase in China, according to a Foreign Ministry spokesperson.
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Trump’s NAFTA replacement needs to have its tires kicked 5.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

President Trump would like to see the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement ratified without delay. It’s a bit like a used car salesperson giving you 10 minutes to accept the deal of the century. You may want to look under the hood and test-drive the vehicle first.

USMCA is largely an updated and...

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U.S. proposes more tariffs on EU goods, escalating Airbus-Boeing subsidy dispute 2.7.2019 LA Times: Business

The U.S. added more European Union products to a list of goods it could hit with retaliatory tariffs in a long-running transatlantic subsidy dispute centered on Boeing Co. and European plane maker Airbus.

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative published a list Monday of $4 billion worth of...

How America's Biggest Companies Made China Great Again 24.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Big business made China great by bending to Beijing's will. Here's how it all happened.
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Iran Says Donald Trump Can't Be Trusted to Make the Deal He Wants 18.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The entire world recognizes the U.S. as a country reneging on its promises," President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday.
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How to turn five green silver bullets into silver buckshot to tackle the climate crisis 12.6.2019 Business Operations |
The CEO of one of the UK's leading clean tech innovators offers some pointers for how to turbo-charge our response to climate change.
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