U.S. Begins Nafta Negotiations With Harsh Words

By BINYAMIN APPELBAUM August 16, 2017 WASHINGTON — The renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement is off to a rocky start. The Trump administration lectured Canada and Mexico on the failures of the current agreement at an opening news...

Even Harley-Davidson Can’t Resist the Tug of Overseas Factories

By NEIL GOUGH May 23, 2017 HONG KONG — President Trump has held up Harley-Davidson as a pillar of American manufacturing. “We’re proud of you! Made in America, Harley-Davidson,” Mr. Trump said to the company’s leather-clad top...

Imperfect Partners: How Trump Can Improve the Messy U.S.-Chinese Economic Relationship

Imperfect Partners By NEIL IRWIN April 6, 2017 The United States and China are locked in a mutually dependent, frequently dysfunctional economic partnership. The world’s biggest and second-biggest economies are like a married couple that complain about...

Tax Policy: How to Interpret the Trump Administration’s Latest Signals on Mexico

A proposal put forth by the White House on Thursday at first sounded like a big tariff on Mexican imports, but the reality is less drastic.