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.


3 of the biggest historical wars fought over trade

War is always an ugly thing, regardless of the causes or the outcomes. Here are the biggest, most famous wars (and some honourable mentions) in modern history fought over the control of trade routes and commodities, and their impacts on global trade.


Optimistic about US – Cuba Trade? Not so fast!

When President Obama announced in April that the U.S. State Department would finally be taking Cuba off the list of state sponsors of terrorism, it set in motion a sense of optimism that diplomatic relations and trade would soon go back to normal with the Caribbean island country. However, US – Cuba trade is off to a slow start.