Stories tagged: TPP
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 3:55 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said Thursday she is concerned about the potential impact of President Donald Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs and his withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 6:48 p.m.
Leaders of countries in a Pacific Rim trade pact rejected by President Donald Trump are welcoming progress on a final agreement to press ahead without U.S., saying it shows a …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
An annual Pacific Rim summit is sticking with its tradition of promoting free trade and closer regional ties, shrugging off President Donald Trump’s “America First” approach.
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 7:35 a.m.
Talks on a Pacific Rim trade pact abandoned by U.S. President Donald Trump appeared to have stalled Friday as Canada balked at a basic agreement worked out in ministerial-level talks …
Fri., April 28, 2017
Sonny Perdue’s views on agriculture offer some hope for longer-term stability. It wouldn’t make sense for Trump to nominate him and then ignore him.
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017
What Trump gets from his trade crusade is a (false) rallying cry for more U.S. jobs. What the United States gets, if anything, is less clear.
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017
Promising new economic opportunities have been buried. That’s especially painful for Washington, the most trade-dependent state in the union.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 9:53 p.m.
Sneaker producers, automakers and retail giants are facing tumult in their international operations as President Donald Trump pushes ahead with a dramatic overhaul of U.S. trade policy. His decision not …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 7:44 p.m.
Charting a new American course abroad, President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the sweeping Trans-Pacific Partnership on Monday, using one of his first actions in office to reject …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 11:34 p.m.
Washington business and trade groups characterized President Donald Trump’s move Monday to back off from a proposed trade pact among Asia-Pacific nations as a setback for the state’s economy.
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 11:22 a.m.
President Donald Trump’s formal withdrawal from a long-planned trade deal with Pacific Rim nations creates a political and economic vacuum that China is eager to fill, offering a boost for …
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016
About one-third of Washington state jobs depend on trade, so it’s nerve-racking to watch the Trump administration flout diplomatic tradition with China, trash trade deals and promote steep tariffs.
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 5:04 p.m.
President Barack Obama brushed off opposition from Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to a free-trade agreement with Asia on Tuesday, vowing to try to force the Trans-Pacific Partnership through Congress …
Fri., April 8, 2016, 10:24 a.m.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership could help some Washington businesses and industries and hurt others. Sue Lani Madsen is waiting for more information from the U.S. International Trade Commission before deciding whether …
Thu., March 31, 2016, 7:45 a.m.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton agree on almost nothing. Except for their dislike of a sweeping agreement that would erase most tariffs and other trade barriers among the United States …
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016, 9:02 p.m.
The Spokane City Council passed a resolution opposing the Tran-Pacific Partnership.