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Trump Hitting Mexico with 5% Tariff in Response to Migrants

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to cross the U.S. border. The tariff is effective June 10. The presi...

Commission: New NAFTA would deliver modest economic gains

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's new North America trade agreement would give the U.S. economy only a modest boost, an independent federal agency has found. The International Trade Commission said Thursday that Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada agreement woul...
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Zakaria: America’s Dangerous Retreat on Trade

President Donald Trump has made plenty of waves with his approach to trade and the effect are rippling across the globe. Washington Post columnist Fareed Zakaria says that poses risks for the world's economi...

Iran, Feeling Sanctions Bite, Looks for Outlet in Iraq

BAGHDAD — At this year's Baghdad International Fair, Iranian businessmen displayed thick, colorful Persian rugs to impressed onlookers while others showcased the latest in Iranian manufacturing in power generators and industrial tools. For Iranian companies...
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US-Mexico ‘Understanding’ Could Overhaul NAFTA

President Donald Trump is announcing a trade "understanding" with Mexico that could lead to an overhaul of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Trump made the announcement Monday in the Oval Office, with...
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Japan, EU Sign Trade Deal Eliminating Nearly All Tariffs

TOKYO — The European Union and Japan signed a landmark deal Tuesday that will eliminate nearly all tariffs on products they trade. The leaders did not mention Trump by name, but they did little to mask what was on their minds — highlighting how Europe and J...