After brief trade truce, US slaps levy on Canadian aluminum

WASHINGTON — After more than two years of browbeating and trade sanctions on Canada and Mexico, President Donald Trump strong-armed the United States’ neighbors into agreeing to supplant a 25-year-old North American trade agreement with one of his own. His pact, meant to update the old deal and encourage more manufacturing in the United States, […]

Liberalized retail trade still gov’t priority

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) wants to make it easier for foreign businesses to set up shop here, easing their burden at a time when the health crisis has left Filipino mom-and-pop stores struggling to even pay rent. In a recent Zoom conference with...