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A report on Trump’s NAFTA overhaul found that it’s not going to do much for the economy

A North American Free Trade Agreement overhaul that was rolled out last year would have a positive but modest impact on the economy, the International Trade Commission said Thursday.

Germany’s economy is flashing yet another ‘grim’ warning after more weak data and a slump in demand

Weak manufacturing data and lower growth forecasts are signalling major weakness in Germany.

The US trade deficit hasn’t been this small in 8 months, but Boeing’s 737 Max problems suggest it may not last

The US trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in February, hitting its lowest level in eight months as shipments of civilian aircraft surged.

The tariffs that Trump wants to put on the EU are ‘not a new front in the trade war’

The tariffs that Trump wants to put on the EU are 'not a new front in the trade war.' The tariffs are the result of a 2004 WTO case.

The US just got its latest sign that the manufacturing sector is slowing down

New orders for goods made in the US slid in February after barely rising in the previous two months.

2 maps that show how every state’s economy would suffer if Trump shuts down the US-Mexico border

Big states along the border and industrial states in the Midwest could be especially hard hit by a disruption in trade between the two countries.

It’s not just avocados. Trump’s border shutdown would hammer the economy

White House officials are scrambling to prevent a disastrous shutdown of the US-Mexico border, which would impact much more than millennial brunches.
People wait in line to enter the United States at the Paso del Norte Port of Entry on March 31, 2019 in El Paso, Texas.

Closing the border would put the US economy at a ‘standstill’ and actually worsen illegal border crossings. Here’s how it would affe...

Experts say it's not just a matter of trade — closing the border would set off an avalanche of other logistical, legal, and economic problems.

Trump’s favorite scorecard for the trade war is finally improving, but not because of tariffs

The gap between American products shipped abroad and goods the US imports narrowed more than expected at the beginning of 2019.
Shipping containers are seen piled up at a port in Qingdao, Shandong province December 10, 2013.

A data point seen as the bellweather for global trade just tanked — and ‘the floor is not yet in sight’

South Korea's 20-day exports, seen as a canary in the coal mine for the global economy, dropped 5%. Exports to China and Japan fell by more than 10%.