Trade Deficit News
Japan exports up 12 percent in 2017 in tailwind for growth
Japan reports its exports rose 12 percent in 2017 in a strong tailwind for the economy, while imports jumped 14 percent
Solar industry on edge as Trump weighs tariffs on panels
Solar energy is booming in the United States, but companies riding the wave fear that President Donald Trump could undercut them this week if he decides to impose new tariffs on imported solar panels. Businesses that install solar-power systems are benefiting from a glut of cheaper panels made
Trump talks North Korea, trade with Chinese President Xi
The White House says President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are hopeful that talks between North Korea and South Korea "might prompt a change in North Korea's destructive behavior."
SPECIAL REPORT: Trump summarizes 'historic' 5-country tour of Asia
President Donald Trump says his trip to Asia showed that America's "standing in the world has never been stronger."
President Trump in Vietnam amid regional tensions
Donald Trump arrives in Vietnam to attend the APEC international economic summit.
Vietnam seeks reassurances from Trump after his praise for China
After two days of high-stakes meetings in China, where President Donald Trump flattered and smiled alongside Chinese President Xi Jinping, the president will move on to his penultimate stop of his 13-day Asia tour in a country pushing back against Chinese influence -- Vietnam . Decades after the
Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping tout growing friendship at opulent state dinner
President Trump 's first visit to China has cast a new spotlight on what he has framed as a growing kinship with the country's President Xi Jinping . Despite their language barrier, the two have been regularly seen through the president's state visit laughing together in exchanges and repeatedly
10 times Trump attacked China and its trade relations with the US
President Trump has long accused China of perpetrating one of the “greatest thefts in the history of the world" when it comes to trade with the U.S. and promised he would have his Treasury secretary label China a currency manipulator. But while visiting China this week, Trump took a softer line and
Trump changes tone on China and trade
President Trump said while in China that he doesn't "blame" the country for taking advantage of the U.S. in the past and instead placed blame on "past [U.S.] administrations."
President Trump talks trade during China visit
Trump says "I don't blame China" for the trade deficit and blamed his predecessors instead.