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Economic Measures Trade

  • With or without TPP, Vietnamese exports growing: Pro

    Vietnam has shifted from agricultural commodities to high-end manufacturing, says Bill Stoops, CIO at Dragon Capital.

  • TOKYO, Jan 24- Japanese manufacturing activity expanded in January at the fastest pace in almost three years as export orders surged, suggesting that overseas demand is not as weak as some economists and business leaders had feared. "The Japanese manufacturing sector started the New Year on a strong footing," said Amy Brownbill, economist at IHS Markit, which...

  • TOKYO, Jan 24- The dollar wallowed near seven-week lows in early Asian trade on Tuesday, pressured by concerns about the impact of U.S President Donald Trump's protectionist trade stance. Trump was poised to sign executive orders as early as Monday intended to renegotiate the free trade agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico, according to media...

  • SANTIAGO, Jan 23- Chile will continue to pursue trade deals even though the Trans-Pacific Partnership is off the table after U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the pact, Foreign Minister Heraldo Munoz told journalists on Monday. The South American country has invited ministers from other TPP members as well as China and South Korea to a...

  • A ship is unloaded in Miami, Florida.

    Ron Kirk at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher says withdrawal from the TPP cannot be good for U.S. economic interests.

  • DETROIT, Jan 23- Some of the most popular and profitable vehicles sold in the United States by Detroit's automakers are imported from Mexico, a reality that highlights the risks for the auto industry as the Trump administration pushes to overhaul trade policy. Under NAFTA, at least 62.5 percent of a passenger car or light truck's net cost must originate in North...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Jan 23- Canada has a "very special status" and is unlikely to be hit hard by changes the United States wants to make to the NAFTA trade accord, the head of a business advisory council to U.S. Canada sends about 75 percent of its exports to its southern neighbor. Schwarzman, named by Trump to a lead a forum that includes a variety of major U.S. corporations...

  • President Donald Trump meets with Union leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, January 23, 2017.

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership was an attempt to create a single market for the U.S. and countries that border the Pacific Ocean, NBC News reports.

  • U.S. President Donald Trump speaks as he poses with labor leaders on January 23, 2017 in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, DC.

    U.S. President Donald Trump formally withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on Monday.

  • DETROIT, Jan 23- Some of the most popular and profitable vehicles sold in the United States by Detroit's automakers are imported from Mexico, a reality that highlights the risks for the auto industry as the Trump administration pushes to overhaul trade policy. Under NAFTA, at least 62.5 percent of a passenger car or light truck's net cost must originate in North...

  • President Donald Trump said Canada has a "very special status" and is unlikely to be hard hit by any changes to the NAFTA trade accord. Trump pulled the United States out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Monday and has threatened to rip up the North American Free Trade Agreement-- signed in 1994 by the United States, Canada and Mexico-- if it cannot be retooled to...

  • Trump & May to meet: Easier movement for UK-US workers?

    Former Trade Representative Miriam Sapiro weighs in on President Trump's meeting to come with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, and what it means for workers and trade.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 23- U.S. stocks edged lower on Monday as early moves by President Donald Trump highlighting a protectionist stance on trade gave investors cause to rethink the post-election rally. Trump has also vowed to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with leaders of Canada and Mexico. "Investors are really trying to gauge what the potential...

  • Silvers: NAFTA encouraged a race to the bottom

    Damon Silvers, AFL-CIO Director of Policy & Special Counsel, weighs in on President Donald Trump's meeting with union leaders.

  • Trump: TPP wasn't the right way

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest surrounding President Donald Trump's meeting with union leaders.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Jan 23- Canada has a "very special status" and is unlikely to be hit hard by changes the United States wants to make to the NAFTA trade accord, the head of a business advisory council to U.S. Canada sends about 75 percent of its exports to its southern neighbor. Schwarzman, named by Trump to a lead a forum that includes a variety of major U.S. corporations...

  • Mexico doesn't want to build walls, but build bridges: Mexico pres.

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on how Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto plans to handle Donald Trump's demand to renegotiate NAFTA.

  • On Monday, Trump told U.S. manufacturing executives he would impose a hefty border tax on firms that import products to the United States after moving American factories overseas. "The trade comments were a bit unsettling so stocks sold off, offering Treasuries some safe-haven support," said John Canavan, market strategist at Stone& McCarthy Research...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 23- U.S. stocks declined on Monday to put the S&P 500 on track for its worst session of the year as early signals from President Donald Trump highlighting a protectionist stance on trade put investors on the defensive. Trump has also vowed to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with leaders of Canada and Mexico. "Given that the...

  • Spicer: We need to get something out of trade deals

    White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer holds a press briefing discussing the executive order on the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the potential future of NAFTA.