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America is prioritising a free trade agreement with the EU above a deal with Britain - The Times (subscription);

America is prioritising a free trade agreement with the EU above a deal with Britain - The Times (subscription)

The Times (subscription)America is prioritising a free trade agreement with the EU above a deal with BritainThe Times (subscription)The Trump administration has given its strongest signal yet that it will restart free-trade talks with the European Union, with the US commerce secretary saying that such a move “makes sense”. Wilbur Ross said it was “no mistake” that America had ...and more »

Canada is 'blameless' for trade surplus, Trump trade official says, contradicting Trump - Toronto Star;

Canada is 'blameless' for trade surplus, Trump trade official says, contradicting Trump - Toronto Star

Toronto StarCanada is 'blameless' for trade surplus, Trump trade official says, contradicting TrumpToronto StarTrump has repeatedly attacked Canada over trade. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross disagreed on Wednesday, saying that the U.S. trade deficit with Canada is a “blameless deficit.” U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made the remarks at a ...and more »

Commerce's Ross Says Best Chance for Nafta Revamp Is by January - Bloomberg;

Commerce's Ross Says Best Chance for Nafta Revamp Is by January - Bloomberg

BloombergCommerce's Ross Says Best Chance for Nafta Revamp Is by JanuaryBloombergU.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the strongest chance for completing an overhaul of the North American Free Trade Agreement is through early next year before Mexican presidential elections. “My guess is that we probably have the best window ...and more »

Trump team: NAFTA talks can start August 16 - NBC2 News

Trump team: NAFTA talks can start August 16NBC2 NewsNEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Start the countdown: President Trump's team can officially start trade talks with Canada and Mexico on August 16 to renegotiate NAFTA. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made that point Wednesday. "That's when the formal ...and more »

US Commerce chief says hopes to finish NAFTA talks by early January - Reuters;

US Commerce chief says hopes to finish NAFTA talks by early January - Reuters

ReutersUS Commerce chief says hopes to finish NAFTA talks by early JanuaryReutersU.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross sits for an interview in his office in Washington, U.S. May 9, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst. By David Lawder | WASHINGTON. WASHINGTON U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the best window to complete ...and more »

Wilbur Ross Just Breathed Life into the Free Trade Deal with Europe - Foreign Policy (blog);

Wilbur Ross Just Breathed Life into the Free Trade Deal with Europe - Foreign Policy (blog)

Foreign Policy (blog)Wilbur Ross Just Breathed Life into the Free Trade Deal with EuropeForeign Policy (blog)Soon after President Donald Trump took office, his top trade advisor, Peter Navarro, pledged to kill the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a potential free trade deal between the United States and Europe. Now, five months into his ...and more »

Watch Wilbur Ross talk about NAFTA and Trump's trade policy - CNBC;

Watch Wilbur Ross talk about NAFTA and Trump's trade policy - CNBC

CNBCWatch Wilbur Ross talk about NAFTA and Trump's trade policyCNBC[The stream is slated to start at 3:30 p.m., ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is set to talk about President Donald Trump's trade policy on Wednesday afternoon. Ross is expected ...and more »

TTIP: US 'open' to restart talks - Khmer Times

TTIP: US 'open' to restart talksKhmer TimesWASHINGTON (AFP) – The United States is “open” to resuming talks with the European Union on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, a senior US official said Tuesday. “It makes sense to continue TTIP negotiations and to work towards a ...and more »

Wilbur Ross and the sugar barons: How a Mexican trade deal got sticky - Financial Times;

Wilbur Ross and the sugar barons: How a Mexican trade deal got sticky - Financial Times

Financial TimesWilbur Ross and the sugar barons: How a Mexican trade deal got stickyFinancial TimesThe description reads like a Caribbean jet-set fantasy. By night there was dancing with actor George Hamilton and alfresco dinners at the local outpost of Le Cirque. By day there were boat trips to deserted beaches with Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia ...and more »

Lawmakers worry demands on Mexico will increase sugar prices - Agri-Pulse;

Lawmakers worry demands on Mexico will increase sugar prices - Agri-Pulse

Agri-PulseLawmakers worry demands on Mexico will increase sugar pricesAgri-PulseWASHINGTON, May 31, 2017 - There's a growing concern among some U.S. lawmakers and food manufacturers that they'll see the price of sugar – and the food it's made with – go up if the sugar refining industry gets what it is demanding from Mexico.and more »

Wilbur Ross 'Open to Resuming' Talks on Big Trade Deal With Europe - Newsline;

Wilbur Ross 'Open to Resuming' Talks on Big Trade Deal With Europe - Newsline

NewslineWilbur Ross 'Open to Resuming' Talks on Big Trade Deal With EuropeNewslineCommerce Secretary Wilbur Ross reportedly is open to continuing talks on a proposed trade pact with the European Union. “It's no mistake that, while we withdrew from TPP” — the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact with Pacific Rim nations — “we did ...and more »

Bipartisan Senate letter urges caution on sugar - World Trade Online (subscription)

Bipartisan Senate letter urges caution on sugarWorld Trade Online (subscription)Ten senators have written to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross imploring him to ensure the U.S. and Mexico do not impose any “trade restrictions or price controls on sugar.” The U.S. and Mexico are approaching a June 5 deadline, set by Commerce, to strike ...and more »

US trade chief 'open' to resurrecting TTIP - EURACTIV;

US trade chief 'open' to resurrecting TTIP - EURACTIV

EURACTIVUS trade chief 'open' to resurrecting TTIPEURACTIVTTIP has been a hugely controversial issue, on both sides of the Atlantic, and activists will hope talk of it being back from the grave are premature. [Shutterstock]. Comments PrintFacebook LinkedIn Google + Twitter WhatsApp Email. The United States is ...and more »

Commerce Secretary Ross 'Open to Resuming' Talks on Trade Deal With Europe - NBC 6 South Florida;

Commerce Secretary Ross 'Open to Resuming' Talks on Trade Deal With Europe - NBC 6 South Florida

NBC 6 South FloridaCommerce Secretary Ross 'Open to Resuming' Talks on Trade Deal With EuropeNBC 6 South FloridaTrue or False: Donald Trump is the first president not to travel overseas during the first 100 days. True; False; I have no idea. Privacy policy · NEWSLETTERS. Receive the latest politics updates in your inbox. Email. Privacy policy | More Newsletters ...and more »

US 'open' to new talks on free trade pact - EUobserver;

US 'open' to new talks on free trade pact - EUobserver

EUobserverUS 'open' to new talks on free trade pactEUobserverThe US is open to resuming talks on the stalled free trade deal with the European Union, commerce secretary Wilbur Ross said on Tuesday (31 May). "It's no mistake that, while we withdrew from TPP [Trans-Pacific Partnership], we did not withdraw from ...and more »

Ross open to reviving US, EU trade deal - The Hill;

Ross open to reviving US, EU trade deal - The Hill

The HillRoss open to reviving US, EU trade dealThe HillCommerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Tuesday he is open to reviving a trade agreement with the European Union. Ross said the United States is examining whether to restart the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) talks, which stalled out ...and more »

Wilbur Ross says he's 'open to resuming' talks on mega-trade deal with Europe - CNBC;

Wilbur Ross says he's 'open to resuming' talks on mega-trade deal with Europe - CNBC

CNBCWilbur Ross says he's 'open to resuming' talks on mega-trade deal with EuropeCNBCAccording to the Census Bureau, the U.S. trade deficit with the EU stood at $146.3 billion last year. Lori Ann LaRocco | @loriannlarocco. 13 Hours Ago CNBC.com. SHARES. Wilbur Ross, U.S. commerce secretary, speaks during the 47th annual Washington ...and more »

Ross says it makes sense to resume TTIP, notes US hasn't withdrawn from deal - World Trade Online (subscription)

Ross says it makes sense to resume TTIP, notes US hasn't withdrawn from dealWorld Trade Online (subscription)Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on May 30 said it would make sense for the U.S. to recommence the stalled Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations with the European Union in hopes of finding a way to increase trade while reducing the ...and more »

US-Europe trade deal still possible, Commerce's Ross says - Washington Examiner;

US-Europe trade deal still possible, Commerce's Ross says - Washington Examiner

Washington ExaminerUS-Europe trade deal still possible, Commerce's Ross saysWashington ExaminerCommerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Tuesday that the U.S. is still pursuing a trade deal with the European Union. The comment about the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership followed a series of angry tweets by President Trump the same day ...and more »

Commerce Secretary Ross: U.S. Open to Resuming Trade Deal Talks with EU - TheStreet.com;

Commerce Secretary Ross: U.S. Open to Resuming Trade Deal Talks with EU - TheStreet.com

TheStreet.comCommerce Secretary Ross: U.S. Open to Resuming Trade Deal Talks with EUTheStreet.comU.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told CNBC today that he is open to resuming discussions on a proposed trade deal with the European Union. "It's no mistake that, while we withdrew from TPP [Trans-Pacific Partnership], we did not withdraw from TTIP ...and more »