Many of the US’s current and mooted free trade negotiations are now dead in the water, but that doesn't mean it's game over for free trade.
The president-elect has made some worrying noises on a range of issues, and from Australia's perspective the most worrying of all is the relationship with China.
America appears as divided over key aspects of foreign policy as it is at home. So how does President-elect Trump hope to handle that divide, and what will be the major issues facing him?
Europe has a lot riding on this election: NATO, relations with Russia and free trade all hang in the balance.
Trade adjustment assistance, dubbed 'burial insurance’ by those it's supposed to help, needs to be significantly reformed so that future trade deals don't have so many workers feeling left behind.
Australia should look to India rather than the US Congress to secure its next regional trade win.
The G20 leaders should throw their weight behind the WTO's Trade Facilitation Agreement to help prevent a revival of protectionism.
Most Western trade agreements – past and present – appear to be in doubt amid an anti-globalization backlash.
President Obama still believes there's hope to pass the 12-nation TPP deal before he leaves office, but the chances seem very slim.
The major presidential candidates each gave an economic address this week. Get behind the problems they identified and the promises they made with this roundup of key coverage from our archive.
If the United States doesn't ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership, China will be more likely to succeed with its own trade agreement.
Australia has agreed to expand its training work in Iraq to include not just the army but also law enforcement authorities.
The government should consider five options to increase economic growth.
Trump's claims about free trade and the Trans-Pacific Partnership generally don't hold water.
Leading progressives including Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have been very vocal in opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Here's why they should get on board.
The Nick Xenophon Team is to this election what the Palmer United Party was to the 2013 one. It is potentially the 'next big new thing' in the Senate.
We've been examining the ins and outs of TPP and the rise of the anti-trade right for months. Here's a roundup of some of our coverage.
Conservative MP David Davies has been telling anti-TTIP activists that a leave vote is how they can torpedo the deal.
In 1872, free traders split with the young Republican Party, ran a third-party candidate against Ulysses S. Grant and sparked 100 years of GOP protectionism. Is history repeating itself?
To create a resilient domestic economy, certain features of the “old” economy may still be required in China.