Canada’s Trudeau defends NAFTA in rare address to Mexican Senate

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ended his two-day state visit to Mexico with a speech to the Mexican Senate. A central theme in his address was salvaging the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in the face of American threats withdraw from the pact. Subscribe to us on YouTube: Download our APP on Apple […]

World Insight: Is NAFTA on the chopping block?

The leaders of Canada and the US have been meeting at the White House, trying to hammer out a new North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that everyone could be on board with. On the campaign trail, Trump promised to get a better deal or withdraw from the treaty, a threat he repeated during negotiations. […]

US and Korea trade officials to amend the free trade agreement

Donald Trump has threatened to tear up the US-South Korea Free Trade Agreement, a five-year-old trade pact, with one of America’s most important allies in Asia. Trade officials from both sides met in Washington DC Thursday, with South Korea agreeing to amend the agreement. Subscribe to us on YouTube: Download our APP on Apple […]

EU: Not enough progress made for next phase of Brexit talks

According to the European Union’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier, Brexit talks have not made enough progress to move to the next phase. EU leaders are to decide at a summit later this month whether enough has been agreed upon in the divorce to start discussing the future relationship, including a trade deal. Subscribe to us […]

New China railway cuts NW-SW travel by 9 hours

The Lanzhou-Chongqing railway started operations Friday. Also known as the “Lan Yu Railway,” the trunk line connects northwest and southwest China. The nine-year project is expected to boost China’s trade with countries along the “Belt and Road” routes. Subscribe to us on YouTube: Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): Download our APP […]

09/26/2017: US expands travel ban to include DPRK & Alaska’s trade surplus with China

Trump placed a symbolic travel ban on DPRK citizens entering the US, while also ridiculing their leader Kim Jong Un as a “little rocket man.” Could the war of words last even longer before it sparks real action? Tian Wei speaks with the governor of Alaska to find out as to why Alaska, unlike the […]

Alaska Governor Bill Walker explains trade surplus with China

World Insight had an exclusive interview with Alaska Governor Bill Walker, who discussed as to how Alaska has managed a trade surplus over China. Twenty-seven percent of Alaska’s exports go to China, a higher proportion than any other states. Host Tian Wei and Walker also discussed as to how cooperation on natural gas, fishing and […]

Discover the real developing China: stories by CGTN reporters

For CGTN’s special series China Footprint, four reporters – Jeff Moody, Zou Yun, Tao Yuan and Jonathan Betz – have gone to different parts of China to cover the country’s political governance, trade development, poverty alleviation, and technology. What is their take on China? Subscribe to us on YouTube: Download our APP on Apple […]

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