new video loaded: Global Trade Recovery Is ‘Strong but Unequal,’ W.T.O. Says transcript Back transcript Global Trade Recovery Is ‘Strong but Unequal,’ W.T.O. Says The World Trade Organization’s director general said global trade recovered faster than anticipated in the first half of 2021, but that uneven vaccine access was exacerbatingContinue Reading

“Against the backdrop of worldwide opposition against Cold War and division, the United States blatantly violated its policy statement of not seeking a new Cold War and ganged up to form an Anglo-Saxon clique,” Wang Yi, the Chinese foreign minister, said on Sept. 28 in response to the Australian submarineContinue Reading

WASHINGTON — The United States and the European Union took a step this week toward a closer alliance by announcing a new partnership for trade and technology, but tensions over a variety of strategic and economic issues are still simmering in the background. The establishment of the Trade and TechnologyContinue Reading

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai will announce Monday that China is not complying with the so-called phase one trade deal reached under former President Donald Trump’s administration, sources familiar with the matter told CNBC’s Kayla Tausche. Under the agreement, China was supposed to purchase an additional $200 billion in U.S.Continue Reading

Katherine Tai, U.S. trade representative, from left, Gina Raimondo, U.S. commerce secretary, Antony Blinken, U.S. secretary of state, Valdis Dombrovskis, trade commissioner for the European Union (EU), and Margrethe Vestager, competition commissioner of the European Commission. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON — The United States and the EuropeanContinue Reading

U.S. and European Union flags are pictured during the visit of Vice President Mike Pence to the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. Francois Lenoir | Reuters WASHINGTON — Top-level officials from the U.S. and European Union will meet Wednesday to discuss several major economic and technological challenges facing theContinue Reading