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 heist and free trade are just opposite sides of the same coin.
There's ample space to renegotiate some terms from the original agreement that would improve social welfare across the region.
A flurry of policy reversals in recent weeks suggests Trump has changed his tune from his populist campaign promises. Has he?
If the United States withdraws from or significantly alters NAFTA, Mexico has more options than it thinks — and potentially less to lose than its northern neighbour.
Nothing less than the fate of the global economy lies in the balance as the two strong-willed leaders sit down for their first one-on-one meeting.
China's One Belt, One Road initiative is holding international summit in Beijing, but no Western leaders have said they are coming yet.
Yes, Brexit is really happening, and what comes next could determine whether we see another global financial crisis.
A new WTO trade deal is expected to provide up to $1 trillion in economic gains by eliminating bureaucracy. But that's not its most important benefit.
The largest economy on the planet is quickly moving to a protectionist stance in its international trade.
Jokowi’s visit was a good deal shorter than the one planned for last year. But it did highlight several important issues in the bilateral relationship.
Can Canada manage to keep up trade while also meeting US expectations for a safe border?
Trade under Trump will mean more bilateral agreements, hard bargaining and ultimatums, a sharp departure from Obama's multilateral, win-win approach.
Trump's 'America first' rhetoric implies that the internationalism and ‘enlightened self-interest’ that built the postwar order was a big mistake. The evidence and basic economics disagree.
Much of the debate around trade deals misses some of the fundamentals of what they actually are and involve.
The agreement could be as good as dead, if, instead of pushing ahead without the US, its members decide to explore bilateral trade agreements with the country.
Trump formally pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and signaled his intention to begin renegotiating NAFTA. Here's some context.
Far from 'making America great again', Donald Trump's sloganeering will deepen mistrust of US motives and irreparably damage any prospect of co-existence, let alone a more co-operative world order.
Xi Jinping is the first Chinese leader to attend the World Economic Forum and used his speech to denounce protectionism. But China's trade liberalisation has stalled recently.
The PM is overestimating Brexit Britain's place in the world as she boldly strides out of the single market.