President Trump has said NAFTA is “the worst trade deal ever approved” because it unfairly benefits Mexico. But Canada’s prime minister reminded Mr. Trump and the rest of America that their neighbor to the north has a different view of the 23-year-old pact.
Vietnam’s leather and footwear industry will maintain its strong growth even if the TPP does not materialize, the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association (Lefaso) has said.
U.S. President Donald Trump has vowed to get tough on trade partners like China, Mexico and Germany. Now his Treasury chief, Steven Mnuchin, will get his first opportunity to confront them all in one room.
The Philippines should push for the conclusion of negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) in this year’s annual Asean Meeting, as the deal could translate to better market access for its exporters than its existing free-trade agreements (FTA), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said.
Britain's departure from the European Union will be costly for both sides in trade terms, however good the exit deal reached, former head of the World Trade Organization Pascal Lamy said on Thursday.
Foreign affairs and trade ministers from 15 Pacific-rim countries on Wednesday pledged to pursue free trade amid rising protectionism in parts of the world.
The remaining members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) are seeking a way forward on the trade pact, they said on Wednesday, as some emphasized the need for deals to address concerns about workers' rights and other issues.
Trade ministers of India and Russia are expected to chalk out a road map for signing of a free trade agreement (FTA) with the Eurasian Economic Union and take up issues to boost bilateral trade at a meeting in Chennai on Thursday.