Latest Regional trade News

The Latest: Plane carrying Bush's remains arrives in Houston

Dec. 5, 2018 5:59 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on events honoring late former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 6 p.m. The plane carrying former President George H.W. Bush's remains has landed at Houston's Ellington Field. Bush's body returned to Texas on Wednesday evening on a plane from Washington. The same...

Philippine leader jokes he used marijuana at SE Asia meeting

Dec. 3, 2018 8:08 AM EST

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, whose controversial war on drugs has cost thousands of lives, says he used marijuana to keep awake at a recent regional meeting, but later disavowed his assertion as a joke. Duterte made the comment Monday at an awards ceremony where he...

A look at what happened at the G-20 summit in Argentina

Dec. 2, 2018 2:55 PM EST

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Leaders of the world's largest economic powers have agreed to overhaul the global body that regulates trade disputes, but they faced resistance from President Donald Trump over the Paris accord on climate change. Here are some of the main developments at the Group of 20...

The Latest: Trump considering 2-week US funding extension

Dec. 1, 2018 10:46 PM EST

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump at the Group of 20 summit (all times local): 12:35 a.m. President Donald Trump says his next meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un is likely to happen in January or February. The president tells reporters that there are three sites under...

Trump says he'll be 'formally terminating NAFTA,' says Congress will have choice between replacement or nothing

Dec. 1, 2018 10:23 PM EST
BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Trump says he'll be 'formally terminating NAFTA,' says Congress will have choice between replacement or nothing.

AP FACT CHECK: A close look at Trump's claims on trade deal

Dec. 1, 2018 11:03 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is hailing a revised North American trade deal as if nothing existed before it. The pact with Mexico and Canada stands as a "model agreement that changes the trade landscape forever," he said at a signing ceremony with the other leaders Friday in Buenos Aires,...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's thin grasp of trade, science policy

Dec. 1, 2018 9:11 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump floated the idea this past week of using tariffs to make America rich, as if these taxes are a pipeline of cash from Asia, which they're not. He displayed a slippery grasp of science as well as trade policy as he set about trying to discredit his White House report...

Trump vs the world _ G-20 summit stumbles on trade, climate

Nov. 30, 2018 9:03 PM EST

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Divisions among the world leading economies emerged from the moment their leaders gathered Friday in Argentina: Donald Trump struck his own deals and angered allies, and the leaders of Russia and Saudi Arabia bonded amid criticism from European powers. U.S. negotiators...

The Latest: Trump-Merkel meeting set for Saturday

Nov. 30, 2018 9:00 PM EST

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump at the Group of 20 summit (all times local): 5 p.m. President Donald Trump will meet Saturday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, after a travel snag thwarted their plans to meet Friday. Technical issues with Merkel's aircraft delayed by...

The Latest: G20 leaders attend show in Argentine opera house

Nov. 30, 2018 8:59 PM EST

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The latest on the Group of 20 summit (all times local): 8 p.m. G-20 leaders are attending a cultural show at the Colon Theater, the landmark in the Argentine capital that is one of the world's great opera houses. U.S. President Donald Trump, Germany's Angela Merkel, and...