Until the 1930s, it was Congress that set the terms of U.S. trade negotiations with other countries and raised and lowered tariffs as it saw fit, while the president did little but sign his name.
An impending trade deal with the E.U. has instigated further pushback from non-governmental organizations and local activists against any deal with the Brazilian government.
Customs data collected by the American agency show that the U.S. received 2.9 million Chinese visitors in 2018, down 5.7 percent from the year before.
This round could be even more costly for U.S. agriculture and consumers.
As a potential armed conflict looms, one expert takes a look at the sanctions that have been most devastating to innocent civilians.
Relations between the two nations have deteriorated sharply in recent days, leading some to suggest that we are on the brink of a new cold war.
While we have seen job growth in parts of the manufacturing sector, wages have continued to stagnate and consumer product prices look set to increase.
Corn and soybeans—the crops that have been hardest hit by the tariffs—are typically used for animal feed, not human consumption.
Environmental groups argue that Europe should use trade leverage to prevent the Brazilian government from furthering the destruction of the rainforest.
The feud's effect on the soybean trade could be the main culprit behind increased destruction of the Amazon.
If the British fail to negotiate a soft exit from the E.U. American car manufacturers, drugmakers, and banks could all suffer.
Throughout the trade negotiations, there has been an underlying feeling of distrust between the two sides. Could the WTO be the key to restoring that trust?
Among the charges: lying to banks, violating sanctions, and dismembering a T-Mobile robot.
The small South Pacific island nation has become a major supplier of Chinese-imported timber.
While there are challenges facing the global system, when we look at international economic law there are several reasons to believe that it can, and will, endure.
Republican politicians are hailing the new agreement as a trade milestone. Some labor groups would disagree.
Concerns are rising that the two nations could be on the verge of a "new cold war."
A week after the United States and China began their trade war, the Chinese embassy is accusing the U.S. of "slander" for saying China engages in unfair trade practices that harm Americans.
One analysis shows the White House's proposed tariffs will result in the loss of over 300,000 jobs.
Here's what the U.S. stands to lose in a trade war.
The U.S.-China trade conflict goes far beyond just policy, and hints at larger ambitions around global power structures.