Cross-border trade among the U.S., Mexico and Canada is increasing, but President Obama is likely to hear complaints about U.S. trade barriers when he meets his Mexican and Canadian counterparts Feb. 19.
US Trade Agreements
30 Jan 2014
After 20 rounds of talks, the U.S., Japan and 10 other Pacific Rim countries are poised to deliver the text of the far-reaching Trans-Pacific Partnership. The TPP could become reality this year, but will the reality match the hype?
24 Jan 2014
This is the first of a two-part series looking at NAFTA’s legacy, the North American supply chain and the future of cross-border trade.
11 Nov 2013
The European Union and the United States began a second round of free trade negotiations in Brussels today even as recent spying allegations have undermined trust between the world’s biggest commercial partners.
23 Oct 2013
Footwear importers are mounting an all-out effort to convince Congress and the Obama administration that disproportionately large duties on their products are punishing both retailers and American consumers.
07 Oct 2013
The U.S. and the European Union will today attempt to agree on a new date for trans-Atlantic trade talks...
26 Sep 2013
The U.S. and Japan today announced that organic products certified in Japan or in the U.S. may be sold as organic in either country, starting Jan. 1, 2014.
13 Aug 2013
The U.S. and the U.S.-East African Community have agreed to launch formal negotiations on a trade facilitation agreement, according to Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative.
23 Jun 2013
Geoje Island in South Korea is an unlikely catalyst for major changes in how global trade is conducted. Tourists flock to its rolling tree-clad mounts to hike through the spring blossoms. But nestled among the hills in Ogpo Bay sits one of the world’s largest shipyards.
17 Jun 2013
The European Union and the U.S. officially launched far-reaching negotiations on a trans-Atlantic free trade and investment agreement today that could boost their combined economies by as much as $280 billion a year.
16 Jun 2013
Representatives from the U.S. and Indonesia have met to discuss ways to further bilateral investment between the two nations under the U.S.-Indonesia Trade and Investment Framework Agreement.
23 May 2013
Demetrios Marantis, acting U.S. trade representative, and Pwint San, Myanmar’s deputy commerce minister, have signed a trade and investment framework agreement...