Topic: Doha Development Round
Forget the jobs bill. Obama's plan to boost exports by breaking down foreign trade barriers is the fastest way to employ jobless American. But will Obama be tough enough for the task, especially with China?
03/11/2010 11:31 am
Ron Kirk, US trade representative, wants lawmakers to push ahead on new free trade pacts. Some Democrats advocate a timeout to assess the effects of existing accords such as NAFTA.
03/03/2010 06:27 pm
Though it's a dirty word in many circles, a little protectionism might be good for the US.
12/15/2009 05:19 pm
Chances of world trade deal look remote in part because the US has other bigger priorities.
11/20/2009 12:00 am
The group weathered this challenge, but the developing world needs more say in heading off future ones.
09/23/2009 01:00 am
The president's claim that his restrictions would only further free trade falls flat. Here's why.
09/16/2009 01:00 am
09/04/2009 01:00 am
More than 10,000 protested the potential lowering of barriers to agricultural trade that would put them in competition with mechanized foreign operations.
09/03/2009 01:00 am
They’re concerned that emerging economic giants India, Brazil, and China may gain the upper hand in this hot market.
08/05/2009 01:00 am
Italy's leader deemed the event a logistical 'miracle' after a last-minute change of venue. But critics decried lack of concrete progress on climate change, Iran, and trade.
07/10/2009 01:00 am