U.S. outlines problematic barriers with major trade partners

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative released its National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers earlier this month, outlining trade issues which are unresolved and deemed detrimental to U.S. companies and interests.


Leak in TTIP reveals upper hand for U.S., large corporations

Negotiations of the EU-U.S. trade deal, known as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP, may have hit a snag after a leaked document appears to give the U.S. and large corporations disproportionate weight in future trade decisions.


Environmental groups are unhappy about TPP’s failure to address climate change

As environmental groups and analysts make headway with reading through and analyzing the agreement, some groups have come out resolutely against the agreement, arguing that tying these economies together more tightly will make it harder to pass more stringent environmental relations in the future and expressing concern about the TPP’s failure to address climate change.