Bilateral trade

President Donald Trump, center, gives a statement before leaving for the airport, an East Asia Summit at the Philippine International Convention Center, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Manila, Philippines. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is seen at right while National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster is at left. Trump is on a five country trip through Asia traveling to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 14, 2017 - 5:33 pm
President Donald Trump declared his first Asian tour "tremendously successful" as he hopped on a plane bound for Washington. But when he lands late Tuesday he'll arrive with few concrete accomplishments in hand. As he jetted across the region, to five nations, six cities and three summits over 12...
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President Donald Trump, center, gives a statement before leaving for the airport, an East Asia Summit at the Philippine International Convention Center, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Manila, Philippines. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is seen at right while National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster is at left. Trump is on a five country trip through Asia traveling to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 14, 2017 - 1:36 pm
In his travels across Asia, President Donald Trump offered himself as a sharp break from presidents past. He pushed regional leaders to reshape trade deals to America's liking, opted against spotlighting human rights abuses and cranked up pressure on North Korea to end its nuclear program. But for...
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Vietnamese Trade Minister Tran Tuan Anh, left, and Japanese Minister of Economic Revitalization Toshimitsu Motegi arrive for a press conference about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) held on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Danang, Vietnam, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. Trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries announced an agreement Saturday on pushing ahead with a free-trade deal whose destiny was uncertain after President Donald Trump dropped it. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
November 11, 2017 - 12:47 am
DANANG, Vietnam (AP) — Trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries announced an agreement Saturday on pushing ahead with a free-trade deal whose destiny was uncertain after President Donald Trump dropped it. "We have reached an agreement on a number of fundamental parts," Vietnam's trade minister...
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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Chile's President Michelle Bachelet attend the APEC-ASEAN dialogue, on the sidelines of the APEC summit, in Danang, Vietnam Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. (Jorge Silva/Pool Photo via AP)
November 10, 2017 - 10:45 pm
DANANG, Vietnam (AP) — Trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries said they reached an agreement Saturday to proceed with the free-trade Trans-Pacific Partnership deal that was in doubt after President Donald Trump abandoned it. However, an immediate formal endorsement by the countries' leaders...
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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Chile's President Michelle Bachelet attend the APEC-ASEAN dialogue, on the sidelines of the APEC summit, in Danang, Vietnam Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. (Jorge Silva/Pool Photo via AP)
November 10, 2017 - 9:45 pm
DANANG, Vietnam (AP) — Trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries said they reached an agreement Saturday to proceed with the free-trade Trans-Pacific Partnership deal that was in doubt after President Donald Trump abandoned it. However, an immediate formal endorsement by the countries' leaders...
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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Chile's President Michelle Bachelet attend the APEC-ASEAN dialogue, on the sidelines of the APEC summit, in Danang, Vietnam Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. (Jorge Silva/Pool Photo via AP)
November 10, 2017 - 7:46 pm
DANANG, Vietnam (AP) — In a major breakthrough, trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries said they reached a deal Saturday to proceed with the free-trade Trans-Pacific Partnership deal that was in doubt after President Donald Trump abandoned it. A statement issued in the early hours Saturday...
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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah attend the APEC-ASEAN dialogue, on the sidelines of the APEC summit, in Danang, Vietnam November 10, 2017. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
November 10, 2017 - 9:57 am
DANANG, Vietnam (AP) — Talks on a Pacific Rim trade pact abandoned by U.S. President Donald Trump appeared to have stalled Friday as Canada balked at a basic agreement worked out in ministerial-level talks hours before. Trump pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership in January. Leaders of the 11...
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President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping participate in a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, in Beijing, China. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 08, 2017 - 8:57 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China rolled out the red carpet for President Donald Trump on Thursday, treating him to an elaborate welcome ceremony on the plaza outside the Great Hall of the People before the leaders turned to their private talks. Trump looked on approvingly as a Chinese honor guard played the...
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President Donald Trump, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, arrive for opera performance at the Forbidden City, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Beijing, China. Trump is on a five country trip through Asia traveling to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 08, 2017 - 4:24 pm
BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump nodded appreciatively as China's Xi Jinping showcased a centuries-old temple in Beijing's Forbidden City. He clapped along as the two leaders watched a Chinese children's opera. And the pair shared a traditional tea and salutations of friendship. Trump's two-...
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November 08, 2017 - 6:39 am
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. and Chinese companies on Wednesday signed business deals the two sides valued at $9 billion during a visit by President Donald Trump in a tradition aimed at blunting criticism of Beijing's trade practices. China's biggest online retailer said it pledged to buy $1.2 billion of...
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