The $60 billion in tariffs targeting China not only risks sparking a trade war, they represent a rejection of the WTO's much more effective way of dealing with unfair trade practices.
Leaving the EU single market and customs union cannot be compensated for by free trade agreements with other countries.
American lawmakers in the 1930s learned the hard way what happens when a country raises tariffs and makes other unilateral trade decisions.
Major nations make labour rights a key part of trade deals. But what happens next?
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 UK prime minister is squaring up to European negotiators in pledging a hard Brexit. But is she overplaying her hand?
The way that the EU dealt with its CETA trade deal with Canada makes it clear to Britain that negotiating a free trade agreement will be very long and difficult.
The African trade and integration spaces are seeing significant improvements and gathering even more momentum in the face of Brexit. Sarah Logan looks at the driving factors.
Norway, Switzerland, Canada and a WTO-only trade relationship are are the obvious options for the UK post-Brexit.
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 choice is stark: take a leading role in a powerful block or give up the chance to shape international politics.
South Africa's agricultural sector has benefited handsomely from the US's preferential trade agreements. It is important that the current dispute is resolved speedily.