The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal will put in place standards that combat wildlife trafficking, as well as overfishing, in countries that sign on.
Although not well-known, all eight species of pangolins are threatened by wildlife traffickers who falsely sell the animals' scales as medicine.
In trade, trust is essential between buyers and sellers. How can distant strangers begin to build that trust? Diaspora communities can be the bridge.
In a landmark agreement, countries accounting for nearly half of the world's economy have committed to cut trade barriers and set common standards.
President Obama hosted Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to Washington in September, where they discussed strengthening bilateral cooperation.
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.
The AGOA Extension and Enhancement Act of 2015 would extend the landmark law, originally enacted in May 2000, for another 10 years.
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.
Kenyan entrepreneur Catherine Mahugu's Soko e-commerce platform offers women artisans access to the global market with only a mobile phone.