Presidents Xi and Trump agreed to restart trade talks at the G-20, but even if a major deal is reached, US companies would still have a very hard time doing business in China.
US-China relations are fast deteriorating, leading to fears that a ‘cold war’ may be brewing. A China expert explains what’s motivating its behavior.
Hundreds of scientists and Indigenous leaders have asked the EU to demand tougher imports standards to protect Brazil's rainforests, wetlands and savannahs.
The death of the rules-based world order that supports the global economy and free trade has been greatly exaggerated.
Canada, the US and Mexico have signed a deal to rip up the 25-year-old NAFTA and replace it with something new. But what's actually changed?
The US and China once again exchanged fire in their escalating trade war. Tariffs have been the main source of ammunition thus far, but China has other weapons it could begin to deploy.
A closer look at the US-China trade relationship shows why Trump's 'targeted' tariffs are likely to hurt American workers and businesses as well.
The Labour leader's vision for a customs union after Brexit is even more optimistic than the one being proposed by Theresa May.
Trump is trying to shape the US as a power in Asia and block China in the process, using techniques familiar to Beijing.
Britain has fed itself before, can it do so again? It's not easy to tell.
The president said he's considering ending trade with any country that does business with North Korea. Here's why that will never happen.
As the Trump team begins renegotiating NAFTA with Canada and Mexico, a key plank in its strategy – a threat to withdraw – may be a hollow one.
The administration's objectives for NAFTA negotiations with Canada and Mexico, set to begin in August, will do little to help American workers, let alone create shared prosperity across the continent.
The Trump administration's new deal with China, which won't benefit many workers, shows the pitfalls of pursuing bilateral agreements at the expense of multilateral ones like NAFTA.
The main arguments in favor of the TPP were economic. But there's another reason the Trump administration should rethink its promise to nix it: Its demise will weaken US national security.
A deal intended to help southern African countries develop could instead turn them into an EU dumping ground for cheap goods.
The United States and other countries are right to reject the TPP, but President-elect Donald Trump's claims about it are misguided.
Trade incentives and more inclusive union leadership could improve working conditions in the garment industry – particularly for women.
There is no precedent for Brexit, meaning the UK will probably be forced back to the WTO negotiating table before making any new trade deal.
Debate over trade and immigration have caused rifts within parties this year. An international relations expert explains how these global issues will continue to challenge our two-party system.