Putting U.S.-China trade back in balance

China's unfair trade practices have disadvantaged world markets, one sign of which is its disproportionately large trade imbalance with the U.S.
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In their own words: The U.S.-Africa trade relationship

Check out what President Trump and other top officials are saying about U.S.-Africa trade.
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Pompeo outlines U.S. vision for free, open Indo-Pacific

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says a free and open Indo-Pacific is vital to prosperity in the region and international peace efforts, and U.S. businesses have an important role to play.
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‘Made in USA’ food and drink sell in Taiwan

Learn what happened on the first U.S. Department of Agriculture trade mission to Taipei and why Taiwan is a solid market for U.S. agricultural products.
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China’s broken trade promises

China benefited immensely from joining the World Trade Organization in 2001. However, in the years since, it has not made good on promises to open its markets, a condition of its entry.
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Iranian-linked ships purged from Panama’s ship registry

In response to U.S. sanctions on Iran, Panama's maritime agency has stripped 59 Iranian-linked ships of the right to fly the Panamanian flag.

‘Fast track’: What it means to you

Trade promotion authority will expand workers’ rights, it will protect the environment, and it will promote a free and open Internet.
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Foreign investors wanted, but security comes first

No country welcomes more foreign companies than the United States. They create nearly 7 million jobs. But the U.S. also seeks to ensure foreign countries don't get hold of technology that threatens national security.
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U.S. broadens effort to combat malaria in Africa

The U.S. President's Malaria Initiative will expand its malaria prevention programs into four new countries in West and Central Africa.