Global trade

An injured police officer is attended by fellow officers during skirmishes with demonstrators on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017. The leaders of the group of 20 meet July 7 and 8. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
July 07, 2017 - 2:10 pm
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit in Germany (all times local): 8:00 p.m. As international Group of 20 leaders assemble at a landmark philharmonic for dinner and to listen to Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, a massive police presence is keeping protesters outside the Hamburg...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, is welcomed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017. The leaders of the group of 20 meet July 7 and 8. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 07, 2017 - 5:10 am
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit in Germany (all times local): 11:05 a.m. Leaders of China, India, Russia, Brazil and South Africa have met on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Germany, calling for a more open global economy. In a communique following their meeting in...
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Protestors hold posters on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017. The leaders of the group of 20 meet July 7 and 8. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
July 07, 2017 - 2:58 am
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The Group of 20 summit is getting underway in Hamburg, with terrorism, global trade and climate change among the issues on the agenda as leaders gather under tight security. The host, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, says she hopes to find "compromises and answers" on a...
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June 26, 2017 - 7:58 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top trade official says the bloc is preparing retaliatory measures in case the United States goes ahead with plans to impose steel tariffs on imports. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem said the bloc was "making preparations" to retaliate in the event the...
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FILE - In this file photo taken Friday, March 17, 2017, a vendor takes stock of imported food at a mall in Beijing, China. Food exporters including the United States and Europe are stepping up pressure on China to scale back plans for intensive inspections of imports that they say will hamper access to its fast-growing market. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
June 22, 2017 - 6:21 am
BEIJING (AP) — Food exporters including the United States and European Union are stepping up pressure on China to scale back plans for intensive inspections of imports that they say would hamper access to its fast-growing market. The group, which also includes Japan and Australia, sent a joint...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Around 1,200 leading representatives from politics, economy, science and society participate in the annual conference of the Federation of German Industries, BDI. (Bernd von Jutrczenka/dpa via AP)
June 20, 2017 - 6:25 am
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Tuesday to seek a broad agreement on trade at next month's Group of 20 summit and told German business leaders that she won't give up on a free-trade deal between Europe and the U.S. Merkel will host leaders of the G-20 powers in Hamburg on July 7-8 amid...
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President Donald Trump walks across the South Lawn as he arrives at the White House in Washington, Friday, April 28, 2017, returning from traveling to Atlanta to speak at the National Rifle Association Leadership Forum. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 29, 2017 - 12:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by saying he had brought "profound change" to Washington and reaffirming that "my only allegiance" is to those he governs. During an evening trip to Pennsylvania, one of the states that propelled his unlikely...
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President Donald Trump walks down the steps of Air Force One after arriving at Andrews Air Force Base, MD., Friday, April 28, 2017. President Trump is returning from addressing the National Rifle Association convention in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 28, 2017 - 9:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will spend his 100th day in office talking tough on trade in one of the states that delivered his unlikely win. The president is expected to sign an executive order Saturday that will direct his Commerce Department and the U.S. Trade Representative to...
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April 28, 2017 - 9:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will order a comprehensive study of the nation's trade agreements Saturday to determine whether America is being treated fairly by its trading partners and the 164-nation World Trade Organization. Trump's latest executive order will be signed on his 100th...
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President Donald Trump gives his pen to a teacher from Virginia after signing the Education Federalism Executive Order during a federalism event in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 26, 2017 - 9:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will direct his administration Thursday to expedite a new investigation into whether aluminum imports are jeopardizing U.S. national security. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the president will sign a memo ordering him to determine the impact of rising...
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