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What does a new trade deal have to do with this...

The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal will put in place standards that combat wildlife trafficking, as well as overfishing, in countries that sign on.

Do you know the world’s most trafficked mammal?

Although not well-known, all eight species of pangolins are threatened by wildlife traffickers who falsely sell the animals' scales as medicine.

The original social network: How global diasporas can mean big business

In trade, trust is essential between buyers and sellers. How can distant strangers begin to build that trust? Diaspora communities can be the bridge.

U.S. and other Pacific Rim countries reach ‘very big deal’

In a landmark agreement, countries accounting for nearly half of the world's economy have committed to cut trade barriers and set common standards.

U.S.-China talks focus on climate change, economic cooperation

President Obama hosted Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to Washington in September, where they discussed strengthening bilateral cooperation.

Obama’s remarks at joint press conference with President Xi

The United States welcomes the rise of a China that is peaceful, stable and prosperous, and a responsible player in global affairs, President Obama says.

Congress renews landmark U.S.-Africa trade legislation

The AGOA Extension and Enhancement Act of 2015 would extend the landmark law, originally enacted in May 2000, for another 10 years.

U.S. and Vietnam: Once rivals, now partners

Vietnam and the U.S. are celebrating 20 years of normalized diplomatic relations. They have seen a dramatic rise in trade and people-to-people ties.

How do these artisans with limited Internet sell so much online?

Kenyan entrepreneur Catherine Mahugu's Soko e-commerce platform offers women artisans access to the global market with only a mobile phone.