China Sends Fighter Planes Into Taiwan’s Defense Zone

China sent 24 fighter planes, including two capable nuclear bombers, towards Taiwan on Thursday after the self-governing island said it plans to join an 11-nation Pacific trade group, the Taiwanese military said.

UK and Mexico sign post-Brexit continuity deal

The UK and Mexico signed a continuity agreement Tuesday that will permit trade between them to continue on current terms after Britain leaves the European Union’s common trade policy on December 31, Reuters reports.

President Trump Opens Door for US to Re-Enter TPP

President Donald Trump told CNBC on Thursday that he would reconsider the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal if the United States could strike a ‘substantially better’ agreement. But it’s almost certainly too late for the U.S. to negotiate a new deal.

Obama makes trade deal top priority in remaining months

Despite formidable opposition across the political spectrum, President Barack Obama is using his final months in office to fight for congressional approval of a 12-nation free trade pact called the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Obama puts Congress on notice: Trans-Pacific Partnership is coming

The White House put Congress on notice Friday morning that it will be sending lawmakers a bill to implement President Barack Obama’s landmark Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement — a move intended to infuse new energy into efforts to ratify the flat-lining trade pact.

Deal reached on Pacific Rim trade pact in boost for Obama economic agenda

President Obama hailed the historic 12-nation Pacific Rim trade deal completed here Monday as an accord that “reflects America’s values,” but within hours the administration had turned from the negotiating table to selling the agreement on Capitol Hill, a reflection of the harsh political climate the controversial pact is expected to face in Congress.

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