Boasting the world's biggest and strongest economy, the U.S. has enormous leverage when it sits down with a partner to negotiate a trade deal. Threats and tariffs are not really helping.
The death of the rules-based world order that supports the global economy and free trade has been greatly exaggerated.
So far, he has not given any hints that his team is hatching a parallel set of economic policies that will benefit all Americans, let alone the world economy.
A political scientist and economist explores the causes and consequences of Trump's scattershot trade policy.
Trump, who withdrew the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership when he became president, briefly appeared to consider joining the trade accord again.
The two things UK must do to survive Brexit.