posted on November 20, 2015 at 5:16 PM
More Mexicans are leaving than moving into the United States, reversing the flow of a half-century of mass migration, according to a study published Thursday.
posted on November 20, 2015 at 5:15 PM
A compromise struck by the United States, Japan and other major nations will restrict export financing to build coal power plants overseas, but not eliminate it completely.
posted on August 7, 2015 at 4:02 PM
The U.S. trade deficit increased in June as solid consumer spending pulled in more imports, while the strong dollar restrained exports.
posted on December 19, 2014 at 2:48 PM
This week marked one of the most significant policy shifts toward an adversary in over half a century, as the U.S. announced plans to restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba.
posted on November 14, 2014 at 5:53 PM
Putting differences aside this week, the United States and China, the world’s top two emitters of greenhouse gases, announced a groundbreaking deal to combat climate change.
posted on May 23, 2014 at 11:01 AM
DENVER (AP) — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Tuesday he's working with the Department of Justice to permit the importation of hemp seeds for cultivation.
The farm bill signed into law by President Obama allows the industrial...
posted on March 14, 2014 at 8:56 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Would Parmesan by any other name be as tasty atop your pasta? A ripening trade battle might put that to the test.
As part of trade talks, the European Union wants to ban the use of European names like Parmesan, feta and...
posted on February 20, 2014 at 1:36 PM
The Agriculture Department releases its preliminary Ag Census.
posted on January 3, 2014 at 12:53 PM
While it changed the country in some fundamental ways, the treaty never met many of its sweeping promises to close Mexico's wage gap with the United States.
posted on July 12, 2013 at 11:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring is exploding in the one corner of the U.S. economy where few want to be hired: Temporary work.
From Wal-Mart to General Motors to PepsiCo, companies are increasingly turning to temps and to a much larger universe of...
posted on July 3, 2013 at 3:30 PM
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union confirmed Tuesday that free-trade negotiations with the United States should kick off as planned next week, despite widespread concerns over the alleged eavesdropping of EU diplomats.
posted on December 7, 2012 at 1:16 PM
As recently as 2006, the U.S. was the larger trading partner for 127 countries, versus just 70 for China. By last year the two had clearly traded places: 124 countries for China, 76 for the U.S.
posted on September 28, 2012 at 4:22 PM
The great drought of 2012 is making a significant impact on livestock producers. A small harvest is driving up prices that will likely remain high after rain begins to fall.
posted on September 21, 2012 at 6:33 PM
The U.S. alleges that China is illegally subsidizing exports in their automobile and auto parts sectors – putting American parts manufacturers at a competitive disadvantage and encouraging the relocation of production to China.
posted on September 21, 2012 at 3:51 PM
Corn is, by far, America’s most abundant grain. Despite the worst drought in half a century, U.S. farmers will produce an estimated 10.7 billion bushels this fall. And while soybeans also are ubiquitous in Iowa, you can’t swing a dead cat in the...