Robert Lighthizer

Nafta Trio to Gather in Davos as Negotiations Resume in Canada

The three ministers leading negotiations to revamp Nafta will get two chances for face-to-face talks this month, including one near the slopes of …

Chrystia Freeland

People's Daily "Manifesto" Calls For Grasping The "Historic Opportunity"; CCDI Second Plenum; PRC Influence Concerns Kill University Donation; US Government Worried Wendi Deng May Be PRC Agent; A 70 Billion RMB Ponzi Scheme

Hello everyone, this week's publishing schedule is a bit different. I will not publish on Tuesday DC time because we are finally taking delivery of …

China

Many small and medium-sized American businesses can’t compete with non-U.S. firms

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>With the sixth round of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations set to begin in Canada later this month, news …

NAFTA

A timeline of Trump's actions during the Hawaii false alarm

<b>(CNN) —</b> As Hawaiians catch their breath following the jarring missile alert mishap over the weekend, scrutiny has reached the White House and how it grappled with the mistaken alarm.<p>A message went out to the people of Hawaii on Saturday, telling them to seek shelter due to an incoming ballistic …

U.S. Politics

Canada, Mexico vow to fight Trump if he pulls US from NAFTA

From the campaign trail, to stump speeches across the country since his election, President Trump's made clear what he thinks of the North American Free Trade Agreement, known commonly as NAFTA.<p>“NAFTA was the worst trade deal in the history of this country,” the president told an audience in …

U.S. Politics

Inside the real trade fight

The Trump administration is at war with itself over a highly controversial plan to impose massive tariffs on steel and aluminum. Using an arcane law, …

Politics

BONOKOSKI: Liberals foolishly poke the bully in U.S. trade snit

The Trudeau Liberals, afraid that big, bad, bully Donald Trump will demand all the NAFTA candy or walk out, have done what cry babies are known to do …

Canada

US politics likely to hurt China ties in 2018

Illustration: Liu Rui/GT<p>The Donald Trump administration will probably announce trade sanctions on China soon, including additional special tariff on …

China

Donald Trump faces big week for trade policy against China

by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard<p>A potentially disastrous trade conflict between the US and China is coming to the boil this week as a series of …

China

Jan. 15: Mr. Trump’s diplomacy. Plus other letters to the editor

<i>Letters to the Editor should be exclusive to The Globe and Mail. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. Try to keep letters to fewer than 150 words. Letters may be edited for length and clarity. To submit a letter by e-mail, click here:</i> …

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White House says false ballistic missile threat was 'purely a state exercise' in Hawaii

• <b>An emergency alert went out Saturday morning warning Hawaii of an incoming ballistic missile threat.</b>• <b><br>The alert turned out to be a false alarm.</b>• <b><br>As state officials quickly worked to address the mistake, the White House released a statement in which it appeared to distance itself from the situation in</b> …

U.S. Politics

Trump sharpens knives for US-China trade war

A potentially disastrous trade conflict between the US and China is coming to the boil this week as a series of inflammatory documents are delivered to the White House and President Donald Trump prepares to impose sanctions.<p>Twin inquiries by the US Commerce Department could open the way for …

China

The Chinese Are Now Spending As Much As Americans

In the US, the latest batch of data, released this week, showed retail sales climbed in December for the sixth straight month - though they missed …

China

Trump-Trudeau love-in threatened as Canada attacks US over trade

After months of trying to get Trump on side, Canada ‘drops the gloves’ by filing trade complaint – but will the decision merely inflame economic tensions?<p>The charm offensive was already under way before Donald Trump moved into the White House. By inauguration, Justin Trudeau’s top advisers had …

Canadian News

Trump, Lighthizer discuss China, NAFTA trade talks - White House

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer speaks at a news conference<p>By Steve Holland<p>PALM BEACH, Florida (Reuters) - …

World Leaders

Industry Leaders Make Last-Ditch Effort to Steer Trump White House Away From Solar Tariffs

President Trump has two weeks left to decide whether to impose trade remedies on imported solar equipment. If he follows the guidance of his …

Breitbart News

Big Brands Are Funding Piracy, USTR Warns

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) says that pirate sites are making a fortune through advertising, and has highlighted the increasing use of illicit streaming devices in a new report.<p>The Notorious Markets List 2017 describes the growth in such devices as ‘a troubling …

Copyright

IndiaMart.com, Tank Road figure in US notorious markets list

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jan 12 (PTI) Popular Indian portal IndiaMart. com and Delhi's wholesale market Tank Road have figured among the annual …

Alibaba Group

Trump Plans to Bring at Least Six Cabinet Secretaries to Davos, Sources Say

President Donald Trump is planning to bring a big delegation with him to the small Swiss ski town of Davos in two weeks, including at least six …

Business

Here’s where Trump’s cabinet went to college

President Donald Trump's cabinet has already gone through a couple of changes since Trump took office — Gen. John Kelly has stepped out of his role as Homeland Security secretary in order to become White House chief of staff, and Tom Price resigned from the Department of Health and Human services …

U.S. Politics

U.S. says Vietnam should have notified eight state firms to WTO

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States has notified the World Trade Organization of eight Vietnamese firms it says should have been registered as state trading enterprises under the global trading rules, a U.S. filing published by the WTO showed on Thursday.<p>The United States said it was notifying the …

Business

White House Watch: Trump Unplugged on Haiti and Africa—and with the WSJ

<b>If there were any doubt about the numerous reports</b> that President Trump referred to Haiti and nations in Africa as “shithole countries” in a Thursday …

Politics

Fiat Chrysler to Move Some Truck Production to Michigan From Mexico

Auto maker to invest $1 billion in maneuver to help lower risks related to possible Nafta changes<p>Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said Thursday it would invest $1 billion to move production of profitable trucks from Mexico to Michigan, a move that will significantly lower the auto maker’s exposure to …

Wal-Mart Stores

Rebooting Canada’s failed NAFTA strategy

Canada’s NAFTA strategy is in trouble, to the extent that officials reportedly fear the United States is about to withdraw from the deal.<p>Canada’s …

Canada

The Canadians Think Trump Will Try to Kill NAFTA. Are They Right?

The Canadian government is “increasingly convinced” that President Trump will soon announce his intention to withdraw the United States from the …

Politics

NAFTA supporters use stock market to try to dissuade Trump from withdrawing from trade deal

WASHINGTON – When President Donald Trump met with six Republican senators last week to talk about trade, the lawmakers issued a stark warning: …

World Economic Forum

DAVOS: My All-American REIT Portfolio

The irony to the President’s trip is that my most popular REIT portfolio – also deemed “America’s Best” is also called the DAVOS.<p>“Back up the truck” …

Investing

Small businesses need to be prepared for possible end of NAFTA, says analyst

Rumours swirling about possibility U.S. will pull out of renegotiations<p>Rumours are swirling about the possibility that the U.S. will pull out of …

Canada

Aside From Twitter, Trump Has Mostly Governed Like a Garden-Variety Republican

As his presidency advances toward the one-year mark on Jan. 20, it is harder than ever to see Donald J. Trump clearly. A much-talked-about new book …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump is taking one of the largest delegations ever to hang with the global elite in Davos

After rising to political power by slamming global elites for neglecting the working class, Donald Trump is bringing one of the largest contingents ever to the annual summit held in Davos, Switzerland.<p>The exclusive meeting, organized by the World Economic Forum, has been a fundamental appointment …

Donald Trump