The real winners of free trade are the wealthy in all of the trading countries—not the citizens, workers, or manufacturing.
Purchases of manufactured goods and energy eased last month. But soybean shipments nearly tripled and aircraft also surged.
The EU does not see it feasible going back to deep and comprehensive free trade agreement negotiations with the US but would explore mini-deals.
The challenge is not that the world’s biggest trade deal is China-led or heralds a Sinocentric order – both of which are misrepresentations anyway – but that the Asia-Pacific region has shown no need of US leadership or even involvement.
India, which has not signed any trade agreement since 2012, will soon revive talks on the possible free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union and the US.
How America’s low-welfare standards could wreck the UK’s farming and food industry.
The Kenyan Trade Cabinet received a 20,000–strong petition calling on her to take a strong stand against any influence by the American Chemistry Council, which Greenpeace said is keen to secure market for the US plastic industry.
It’s down to the public to make sure big business doesn’t get its way – we can’t rely on Boris Johnson or Biden to stop it
China is expected to sign a mega regional trade deal with 14 other countries in the Asia-Pacific region this weekend, wrapping up a major agreement before the next United States administration comes into office.
The British government has vowed to reinstate parts of its Internal Market Bill, despite heavy defeats in the House of Lords, which would jeopardise trade deals with the EU and the US.
We are living in a very different world from the era that gave us the TPPA, which was turbulent enough. We have new realities, new priorities, and new challenges.
A victory for Joe Biden in the American presidential election may delay the conclusion of a “limited” trade deal between India and the US that was negotiated for months.
Indonesia stands to benefit from trade with the US, regardless of who wins the US 2020 presidential election, as the total exports and imports to and from the world’s largest economy expected to double to $60 billion in the next two years.
In a major speech on Wednesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping talked up his country’s plans for playing a greater role in global trade, without mentioning ongoing tensions with the US.
Whether a UK deal with an ’America First’ president, or Biden’s more traditional global trade stance, battles ahead are likely if Britain is to protect its NHS and avoid higher drug prices.
Britain and the United states are confident that ongoing trade talks are heading towards a comprehensive agreement, the British trade ministry said.
The talks have moved into the second round. Kenya has prepared text for 13 chapters.
Cow costumes, tractor caravans, and Great British Bake Off support: UK farmers and their allies are registering opposition to a new agriculture bill.
American pharmaceutical companies should get access to the NHS in a UK-US trade deal, according to the chair of the Senate committee that approves trade agreements.
Trade agreements can be as powerful as military force for achieving a country’s strategic objectives.