Trade

‘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.

Joint vision for peace and prosperity soars in Asia-Pacific region

The U.S. and Vietnam must keep working together to ensure the Asia-Pacific's peace and prosperity is preserved and enhanced, Secretary Carter says.

42 million ways international trade helps the environment

International trade means boatloads of grain, oil and lug nuts, right? You'll be surprised at how much environmental conservation happens through trade.

The greening of the bottom line

More companies are introducing sustainable practices into their manufacturing processes and products, helping the environment and improving profitability.

From depression and war, the rise of a new global financial...

Where did institutions like the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund come from and why? World War II helped create a new global financial order.

The evolving global financial system

A century ago, there was little coordination of international finances. That changed substantially after World War II, and the change is continuing today.

Ready, set, invest! New chapter opens in U.S.-Africa trade relations.

Improving trade ties between the U.S. and Africa took a step forward with the first meeting of the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa.

U.S. deepening its engagement across the Americas

President Obama says the U.S. relationship with the Americas is "as good as it has ever been" and welcomed cooperation at the Summit of the Americas.
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Summit of the Americas: ‘Real outcomes that impact real lives’

The theme of the 2015 Summit of the Americas in Panama City, Panama is “Prosperity with Equity: The Challenge of Cooperation in the Americas.”