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  • CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow and Robert Reich, former secretary of Labor, weigh in on the GOP's proposed border tax plan and trade deficit calculations.

  • TORONTO, Feb 21- Any talks to renew the North American Free Trade Agreement would involve all three member nations, a top Canadian official said on Tuesday, dampening speculation the United States might seek to sit down with Canada first and then Mexico. President Donald Trump- who says free trade treaties have cost countless thousands of American jobs- wants...

  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer directs trucks entering the United States from Mexico through the Otay Mesa Port of Entry in San Diego, California.

    To renegotiate the deal, the White House must open an official 90-day negotiation window with Congress. That hasn't happened yet.

  • President Donald Trump- who says free trade treaties have cost countless thousands of American jobs- wants NAFTA to be renegotiated with a focus on cutting his country's large trade deficit with Mexico. Trump has revealed little about his intentions for NAFTA, which came into force in 1994, except that he wants to tweak the U.S. trading relationship with Canada...

  • President Donald Trump takes the oath of office as his wife Melania Trump holds the bible on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017.

    Trump has been confronted with a series of administrative crises while struggling to move the ball on key policy priorities, NBC News reports.

  • NAFTA talk but no action

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports a lot of things have to happen before changes can be made to the North America Free Trade Agreement.

  • Wilbur Ross

    In an industrial park in Jiaxing, China, CNBC went to find a factory in which Wilbur Ross had invested.

  • Tailwind behind European financials

    Stewart Richardson, partner at RMG Wealth Management, explains his views on trading financials and Donald Trump's economic policies.

  • Dollar likely to weaken this year: UBS

    Kelvin Tay of UBS Wealth Management says the dollar will weaken against major currencies due to its double deficits.

  • Why this economist is optimistic about global trade

    Eric Fishwick of CLSA says that there has been a pick-up in trade and manufacturing figures and it wasn't brought about by President Trump.

  • Trump's Asia policy still in infancy: Expert

    Evan Medeiros of Eurasia Group says there are challenges ahead, especially when it comes to Sino-U.S. relations.

  • Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (centre R) and his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong (C) inspect the guard of honour during a welcoming ceremony at the Istana presidential palace in Singapore on February 20, 2017.

    During a visit to Singapore, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that his country was pursuing greater ties across Asia.

  • Wilbur Ross' investment in a Chinese fabric factory

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon takes a closer look at the Chinese denim fabric factory the U.S. Secretary of Commerce nominee invested in.

  • Compliance with OPEC cut around 90 pct, but U.S. output rising. Top OPEC exporter Saudi Arabia's crude oil shipments fell in December to 8.014 million barrels per day from 8.258 million bpd in November, official data showed on Monday. U.S. futures West Texas Intermediate crude gained about 29 cents or 0.5 percent to $53.69 prior to the close of trade at 1 p.m. EST, an...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Feb 20- Argentina will get rid of a 35 percent tariff on imports of computers, laptops and tablets, the Production Ministry said on Monday, part of a larger effort to lower consumer prices and roll back protectionist policies. Computers are three times more expensive in Argentina than in the United States, and 50 percent more expensive than in...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Feb 20- Argentina will get rid of a 35 percent tariff on imports of computers, laptops and tablets, the Production Ministry said on Monday, part of a larger effort to lower consumer prices and roll back protectionist policies. Computers are three times more expensive in Argentina than in the United States, and 50 percent more expensive than in...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Feb 20- Argentina will get rid of a 35 percent tariff on imports of computers, laptops and tablets, the Production Ministry said on Monday, part of a larger effort to lower consumer prices and roll back protectionist policies. Computers are three times more expensive in Argentina than in the United States, and 50 percent more expensive than in...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Feb 20- Argentina will get rid of a 35 percent tariff on imports of computers, laptops and tablets, the Production Ministry said on Monday, part of a larger effort to lower consumer prices and roll back protectionist policies. Computers are three times more expensive in Argentina than in the United States, and 50 percent more expensive than in...

  • BRUSSELS, Feb 20- The European Union should be able to conclude a free trade agreement with Japan this year after failing to hit an end-2016 deadline, a European Commission source close to the negotiations said on Monday. President Donald Trump's withdrawal from a planned Trans-Pacific Partnership trade alliance including Japan and as the EU looks beyond...

  • Models on the catwalk during the Erdem Autumn/Winter 2017 London Fashion Week show at the Old Selfridge's Hotel, London.

    As the U.K. prepares to trigger Article 50, many companies are still in wait-and-see mode to see how the process will impact the economy.