Washington Update

March 17th, 2017
By Meg Kelly

March 17, 2017

 

Mnuchin: US wants to avoid trade war

 

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March 10th, 2017
By Meg Kelly

March 10, 2017

 

The trade deficit, and its implications for the health of the US economy, has been a hot topic in the new administration.

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March 3rd, 2017
By Meg Kelly

President Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress and the Office of the US Trade Representative’s release of its annual Trade Policy Agenda were light on detailed proposals, but set a tone this week in Washington of more restrained economic nationalism.

 

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February 24th, 2017
By Meg Kelly

February 24, 2017

 

China’s exchange rate returned to headlines this week, when newly-confirmed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and President Donald Trump provided somewhat different views of the issue.

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February 21st, 2017
By Meg Kelly

February 17, 2017

 

It was another busy week in Washington, with several trade-related meetings on the administration’s schedule. Nomination hearings continue to inch forward, new trade tools are being considered, and the rest of the...

February 10th, 2017
By Meg Kelly

UPDATE: Trump and Xi speak by phone; Secretary of State meets Chinese ambassador

 

President Donald Trump reaffirmed the US commitment to a One China Policy during a phone call with Chinese President Xi Jinping Thursday night. The...

February 10th, 2017
By Meg Kelly

February 10, 2017

Trump letter to Xi and other high-level engagement

 

President Donald Trump sent a letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday...

February 3rd, 2017

February 3rd, 2017

 

As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson steps into his new role, the Trump administration is making moves that affect the US-China trade relationship. Highlights of the week of January 30 included the following:  ...

January 31st, 2017
By Erin Ennis

January 31, 2016

This story was updated on February 8. See the update here.

 

US business and tourist visa renewals could be significantly...

January 27th, 2017
By Meg Kelly

January 27, 2017

 

Trade Developments

On Thursday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer suggested that the United States would impose a...

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