Trans Pacific Partnership: Donald Trump says US will only rejoin pact if it is given 'substantially better' deal
US president Donald Trump said the United States would only join the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a multinational trade deal his administration walked away from last year if it offered “substantially better” terms than those provided under previous negotiations
'Trade wars are good,' says Donald Trump, defies global concern over US tariffs on steel and aluminium
US President Donald Trump struck a defiant tone on Friday, saying trade wars were good and easy to win after his plan to put tariffs on steel and aluminum imports triggered threats of retaliation from trading partners and a slide in stock markets.
China warns it 'will not sit idle' if US harms trade ties after probe into Beijing's intellectual property practices
China warned that it "will not sit idle" if the US takes actions that impair trade ties after Trump launched a probe into Beijing's intellectual property practices
Trump's latest move does not mean any immediate sanctions on China as is being reported by some media outlets, but might lead to one at the end of the investigation.
Tesla has said it wants to build electric cars in China to avoid a 25 percent tariff on imported vehicles.
President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate lawyer Robert Lighthizer as US Trade Representative, a transition official says, filling in one of the final pieces in the new administration's senior team.