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President Trump takes part in a welcoming ceremony with China's President Xi Jinping in Beijing.

Trump’s favorite scorecard for the US-China trade war took a hit in July

The trade balance with China, which Trump views as a scorecard of sorts in his trade wars, fell $500 million to $29.6 billion.

Trump’s favorite scorecard in the trade war with China took a hit in April

Trump views the trade balance as a scorecard of sorts in his economic wars, particularly with China.

Trump’s favorite scorecard for the US-China trade war improved in March

The gap between American products shipped abroad and goods the US imported ticked up in March, while the deficit with China narrowed to a 5-year low.
President Donald Trump

Trump’s trade policy is a rerun of a terrible 1980s policy where ‘American consumers were the biggest losers’

President Donald Trump's attempts to protect US steel and aluminum industries is a re-run of protectionist policies in the 1980s. Those policies ended up costing American more and doing little to help boost US companies.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Donald Trump

Canada’s trade surplus with the US widened in April

The loonie climbed against the dollar early Wednesday and data showed Canada's trade surplus with the US widened in April.

China isn’t killing the US in trade by as much as we think

The trade balance doesn't factor in hundreds of billions of dollars in US sales to China.

Trump tweets misleading claim about US-Canada trade after bluffing about a deficit to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

President Trump reiterated a misleading claim about trade between the US and Canada after a report that he bluffed about the relationship to Justin Trudeau.
President Donald Trump

Trump’s latest move could be a sign of looming economic pain

President Trump slapped a tariff on washing machines and solar panels on Monday, but the move could have serious negative consequences.

This chart shows how America stacks up in trade with everyone in the world

"...we remind investors that the United States is a net importer of goods from nearly all regions and all sectors."