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  • President Donald Trump meets with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House on Feb. 13, 2017.

    President Trump's isolationist policies could mean big things for trade with our northern neighbor.

  • President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shake hands during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on February 13, 2017.

    The United States withdrawing from NAFTA could mean a major disruption to the supply chain and to millions of jobs, Carla Hills says.

  • At 1026 a.m. CST, Chicago Board of Trade March soybean futures were up 1 cent at $10.60 a bushel. Good weather in key crop-growing areas of South America bolstered expectations of a bumper harvest in Brazil and Argentina, with some analysts saying the U.S. Agriculture Department's most recent production forecasts were too low. "Local estimates from Brazil...

  • At 1026 a.m. CST, Chicago Board of Trade March soybean futures were up 1 cent at $10.60 a bushel. Good weather in key crop-growing areas of South America bolstered expectations of a bumper harvest in Brazil and Argentina, with some analysts saying the U.S. Agriculture Department's most recent production forecasts were too low. "Local estimates from Brazil...

  • Kirk: This was at the top of Canada's agenda

    Ambassador Ron Kirk, former U.S. Trade Representative in Barack Obama administration, weighs in on President Donald Trump's expected meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and what it means for trade.

  • GENEVA, Feb 13- Panama wants to impose $210 million of annual trade sanctions on Colombia, according to a filing published by the World Trade Organization on Monday, after winning a legal challenge against a so-called "money laundering" tariff. After Panama won its WTO case against Colombia, a WTO adjudicator gave Colombia until Jan. 22, 2017, to comply with the...

  • NAFTA's future under Trump

    Ambassador Carla Hills, Hills and Company, Former U.S. Trade Representative in George H.W. Bush administration, weighs in on President Trump's expected meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and what it means for trade.

  • retail shopper

    A tax on imports could dramatically slow dealmaking in the retail sector, Peter J. Solomon Co.'s Cathy Leonhardt tells CNBC.

  • U.S. President Donald Trump

    President Trump should not ignore the vast "knowledge-base" embedded in the various federal agencies, Bruce Heyman tells CNBC.

  • Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

    Bruce Heyman, former U.S. ambassador to Canada and former Goldman Sachs partner, discusses the outlook for U.S.-Canada relations ahead of the meeting between President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

  • Abenomics vs. Trumponomics on trade

    Michael Froman, Council on Foreign Relations distinguished fellow and former U.S. Trade Representative, discusses the trade implications for the U.S. and Japan of President Trump's withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

  • DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem comments on global trade going forward under a Donald Trump presidency, with discussion on his company.

  • David Stubbs, global markets strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, talks about U.S.-Japan relations with comment on trade and the currency.

  • Surprises in US-Japan ties?

    Jun Saito of the Japan Center for Economic Research says U.S.-Japan ties got off to a good start but there could be surprises ahead.

  • TOKYO, Feb 13- Japan's economy grew for a fourth straight quarter in the final three months of last year as a weaker yen supported exports, but tepid private consumption and the risks of rising U.S. protectionism cast doubts over a sustainable recovery. Japan's export-driven growth over the quarter has helped fill the economic shortfall left by anaemic...

  • TOKYO, Feb 13- Japan's economy grew for a fourth straight quarter in the final three months of last year as a weaker yen supported exports, but tepid private consumption and the risks of rising U.S. protectionism cast doubts over a sustainable recovery. Japan's export-drive growth over the quarter has helped fill the economic shortfall left by anemic domestic...

  • *Q4 GDP grows annualized +1.0 pct vs f'cast +1.1 pct. TOKYO, Feb 13- Japan's economy grew for a fourth straight quarter in the final three months of last year thanks to strong exports, though weak private consumption and rising protectionism in the United States suggested a sustainable recovery could be some way off. Economy Minister Nobuteru Ishihara said Japan...

  • TOKYO, Feb 13- Japan's economy expanded for a fourth straight quarter in the October-December period as strong trade demand and a pickup in capital expenditure underscored a steady export-led recovery. President Donald Trump's policies has cast a cloud over export-reliant Japan as domestic demand remains underpowered, analysts say.

  • TOKYO, Feb 13- Japan's economy grew at an annualized rate of 1.0 percent in October-December, posting a fourth straight quarter of expansion, led by solid exports and firmer capital expenditure, government data showed on Monday. The preliminary reading for fourth-quarter gross domestic product compared with the median estimate of 1.1 percent growth in a...

  • TOKYO, Feb 13- Japan's economy grew at an annualised rate of 1.0 percent in October-December, posting a fourth straight quarter of expansion, led by solid exports and firmer capital expenditure, government data showed on Monday. The preliminary reading for fourth-quarter gross domestic product compared with the median estimate of 1.1 percent growth in a...