Trade agreements

February 26, 2018 - 4:00 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping's top economic adviser will hold talks with American officials in Washington this week amid mounting tension over trade disputes. The foreign ministry said Monday that Liu He, who runs the ruling Communist Party's top economic policy group, will discuss...
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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, speaks during the National Governor Association 2018 winter meeting, on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
February 24, 2018 - 1:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Australia's prime minister on Saturday urged the United States to maintain its global leadership role and spoke out against a growing sentiment of isolation in America and elsewhere while highlighting the importance of international partnerships and alliances. Malcolm Turnbull...
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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, speaks during the National Governor Association 2018 winter meeting, on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
February 24, 2018 - 11:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Australia's prime minister on Saturday urged the United States to maintain its global leadership role and spoke out against a growing sentiment of isolation in America and elsewhere while highlighting the importance of international partnerships and alliances. Malcolm Turnbull...
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Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson wipes his forehead as he delivers a speech at the Policy Exchange in London, Wednesday Feb. 14, 2018. The Foreign Office says Johnson will use a speech Wednesday to argue for "an outward-facing, liberal and global Britain" after the U.K. leaves the bloc. (Simon Dawson/Pool via AP)
February 14, 2018 - 11:25 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain should make a clean break with European Union laws and regulations after it leaves the bloc, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Wednesday, arguing that the U.K. will prosper after Brexit by "going global." Johnson, who was a leader of the "leave" campaign during Britain's...
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Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson delivers a speech at the Policy Exchange in London, Wednesday Feb. 14, 2018. The Foreign Office says Johnson will use a speech Wednesday to argue for "an outward-facing, liberal and global Britain" after the U.K. leaves the bloc. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
February 14, 2018 - 7:50 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain should make a clean break with European Union laws and regulations after it leaves the bloc, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Wednesday, arguing that the U.K. will prosper after Brexit by "going global." Johnson, who was a leader of the "leave" campaign during Britain's...
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti hold a joint news conference at the Griffith Observatory Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
February 10, 2018 - 2:28 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau posed for a selfie with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and talked up ties between their two countries Saturday, the last day of his three-day swing through California. Dressed in shorts and athletic shirts, the two men spoke with reporters...
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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, shakes hands with California Gov. Jerry Brown during a meeting in San Francisco, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, Pool)
February 10, 2018 - 1:46 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came with an unambiguous message on his latest US visit: the North American Free Trade Agreement is a success that needs to be modernized, not abandoned. With the next round of talks over the trade pact set to begin in Mexico later this...
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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, shakes hands with California Gov. Jerry Brown during a meeting in San Francisco, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, Pool)
February 10, 2018 - 1:14 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came with an unambiguous message on his latest US visit: the North American Free Trade Agreement is a success that needs to be modernized, not abandoned. With the next round of talks over the trade pact set to begin in Mexico later this...
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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, shakes hands with California Gov. Jerry Brown during a meeting in San Francisco, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, Pool)
February 09, 2018 - 1:28 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau picked up promises of investments and jobs during his first official visit to San Francisco, where he promoted Canada as a destination for California technology firms frustrated by uncertain U.S. immigration laws. Salesforce CEO Marc...
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European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier addresses the media on Brexit at EU headquarters in Brussels on Friday Feb. 9, 2018. The EU and Britain conducted a seventh round of Brexit negotiations on Friday. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
February 09, 2018 - 11:38 am
LONDON (AP) — As Brexit gets nearer, British firms are exporting more to the other 27 countries in the European Union, a development that's likely to focus minds as discussions over the country's future relationship with the bloc start up again. Official figures released Friday show that seven of...
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