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WASHINGTON April 24 U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Friday said he has notified Congress that the new U.S.MexicoCanada trade agreement will enter into force on July 1 a month later than initially proposed PositiveWASHINGTON April 24 U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Friday said he has notified Congress that the new U.S.MexicoCanada trade agreement will enter into force on July 1 a month later than initially proposed http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trade-usmca/new-north-american-trade-pact-to-take-effect-july-1-ustr-idUSW1N2AE0262020-04-25
WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Friday said he has notified Congress that the new U.S.MexicoCanada trade agreement will take effect on July 1 a month later than initially proposed PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Friday said he has notified Congress that the new U.S.MexicoCanada trade agreement will take effect on July 1 a month later than initially proposed http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-usmca/new-north-american-trade-pact-to-take-effect-july-1-ustr-idUSKCN2263H02020-04-25
Ford said he would be calling U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to press home the point NeutralOTTAWA Ontario the mostpopulous province in Canada complained on Monday the United States had blocked the export of more than 3 million face masks it bought to fight the coronavirus outbreak while Ottawa said it was pressuring Washington to release the gear http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-canada/canadian-province-of-ontario-angry-over-unacceptable-u-s-move-to-block-face-masks-idUSKBN21O28C2020-04-07
WASHINGTON March 30 U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Monday that G20 trade ministers should work resolve disruptions to supply chains for medical products needed to fight the coronavirus but warned that the pandemic has revealed vulnerabilities in the U.S. economy NegativeWASHINGTON March 30 U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Monday that G20 trade ministers should work resolve disruptions to supply chains for medical products needed to fight the coronavirus but warned that the pandemic has revealed vulnerabilities in the U.S. economy http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/health-coronavirus-trade-ustr/coronavirus-shows-u-s-too-dependent-on-cheap-medical-imports-ustr-says-idUSW1N27101H2020-03-31
WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Monday said the United States would seek to promote more domestic manufacturing of key medical supplies in light of the strategic vulnerabilities laid bare by the coronavirus pandemic NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Monday said the United States would seek to promote more domestic manufacturing of key medical supplies in light of the strategic vulnerabilities laid bare by the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-trade-ustr/coronavirus-shows-u-s-too-dependent-on-cheap-medical-imports-ustr-says-idUSKBN21I0422020-03-31
Were doing everything to make sure the supply chains stay he said noting that U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer had waived tariffs on any critical items NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday urged Congress to move quickly to pass a trillion economic relief measure by early next week saying he expects bipartisan support for the bill to get cash payments to Americans during the coronavirus crisis http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-mnuchin/mnuchin-urges-congress-to-pass-massive-economic-relief-bill-by-next-week-idUSKBN2162A12020-03-20
EU Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan had hoped to meet with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer during a visit this week but the trip was canceled amid concerns about the pandemic NegativeWASHINGTON The United States is expected to increase U.S. tariffs on Airbus planes by on Wednesday U.S. and European officials say dealing a further blow to U.S. airlines already hammered by sharp drops in travel due to the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-trade-eu-aircraft/u-s-to-boost-tariffs-on-airbus-planes-wednesday-adding-pressure-on-airlines-idUSKBN2143MF2020-03-18
WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Tuesday informed Congress of plans to negotiate a comprehensive trade agreement with the African country of Kenya and pledged to follow a process that requires ongoing consultations with U.S. lawmakers PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Tuesday informed Congress of plans to negotiate a comprehensive trade agreement with the African country of Kenya and pledged to follow a process that requires ongoing consultations with U.S. lawmakers http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trade-kenya/u-s-trade-chief-tells-congress-of-plans-for-trade-deal-with-kenya-idUSKBN2143TN2020-03-18
Now that the USMCA has been approved by all three countries an historic new chapter for North American trade has U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in a statement PositiveOTTAWA The Canadian Parliament rushed through ratification of the new U.S.MexicoCanada trade pact on Friday before taking a threeweek break to help stop the spread of the coronavirus a top government official said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-usmca-canada/canadian-parliament-rushes-through-ratification-of-usmca-trade-pact-idUSKBN2102I52020-03-14
WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will meet with Britains trade minister Liz Truss this week British government officials said on Tuesday as the two allies gear up for postBrexit trade talks that could prove contentious PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will meet with Britains trade minister Liz Truss this week British government officials said on Tuesday as the two allies gear up for postBrexit trade talks that could prove contentious http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-britain/u-s-trade-rep-lighthizer-to-meet-british-counterpart-as-allies-gear-up-for-talks-idUSKBN20J2SB2020-02-26
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer held telephone conversations with India Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal this week about a trade agreement and signs are positive PositiveNEW India has offered to partially open up its poultry and dairy markets to win a limited trade deal during U.S. President Donald Trumps first official visit to the country this month people familiar with the protracted talks say http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-india/india-offers-to-import-u-s-dairy-chicken-legs-to-seal-elusive-trade-deal-with-trump-idUSKBN2072LD2020-02-14
Trump directed U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to issue a formal notification to Congress about the talks under the trade negotiating law PositiveWASHINGTON The United States and Kenya on Thursday agreed to launch negotiations that could lead to the first U.S. bilateral trade deal with a subSaharan African country amid growing American concerns about Chinas investments across the continent http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-kenya/u-s-kenya-launch-talks-on-trade-deal-in-move-welcomed-by-industry-idUSKBN2002OV2020-02-07
But Azevedo said he would not meet with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer or Trump during this visit to attend the conference NeutralWASHINGTON World Trade Organization Director General Roberto Azevedo said on Tuesday he would not meet with President Donald Trump during his current visit to Washington but believed U.S. officials shared a sense of urgency about reforming the global trade body http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-trade-wto-azevedo/no-meeting-with-trump-but-wto-chief-sees-u-s-sense-of-urgency-on-trade-reforms-idUSKBN1ZY2MD2020-02-05
Neal a Democrat said he expected to work closely with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in forging a new U.S.UK trade deal after Britains left the European Union on Friday PositiveWASHINGTON A future U.S.UK trade agreement must incorporate strong provisions on worker rights environmental protection and enforcement to ensure bipartisan support U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Friday staking out a claim for Congress to help shape any such accord http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-uk/u-s-uk-trade-deal-needs-labor-climate-protections-enforcement-u-s-lawmaker-idUSKBN1ZU2UN2020-02-01
A translation of the text to Chinese was still being completed late on Tuesday afternoon as Liu met with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S.China trade war is set to enter a new quieter phase on Wednesday as U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He sign an initial trade deal that aims to vastly increase Chinese purchases of U.S. manufactured products agricultural goods energy and services http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-china-set-to-sign-massive-purchases-deal-easing-trade-war-idUSKBN1ZE0I12020-01-15
Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said earlier there was no agreement in place with China on further tariff reductions NegativeWASHINGTON The United States will maintain tariffs on Chinese goods until the completion of a second phase of a U.S.China trade agreement U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday a day before the two sides are to sign an interim deal http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-tariffs/u-s-to-maintain-tariffs-on-chinese-goods-until-phase-2-deal-mnuchin-idUSKBN1ZD2PK2020-01-15
That enforcement mechanism allows grievances to be aired through escalating consultations that would reach Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer NegativeWASHINGTON China has pledged to buy nearly an additional billion of manufactured goods from the United States over the next two years plus over billion more in energy supplies according to a source briefed on a trade deal to be signed on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/china-to-ramp-up-u-s-car-aircraft-energy-purchases-in-trade-deal-source-idUSKBN1ZD0FN2020-01-14
WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Monday the language translation of the U.S.China trade agreement was almost completed and would be made public on Wednesday just prior to a signing ceremony PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Monday the language translation of the U.S.China trade agreement was almost completed and would be made public on Wednesday just prior to a signing ceremony http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-lighthizer/ustr-lighthizer-says-nearly-done-with-translation-of-china-trade-deal-idUSKBN1ZD0172020-01-14
It is virtually Kudlow added in an interview adding that he had spoken to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Thursday NeutralWASHINGTON The Phase 1 U.S.China trade deal is on track to be signed Jan http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-kudlow/white-house-adviser-says-u-s-china-trade-deal-on-track-for-january-15-idUSKBN1Z91NC2020-01-11





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WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer was looking forward to some holiday peace and quiet after wrapping up trade deals with the United States most important trading partners China Mexico and Canada last week PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer was looking forward to some holiday peace and quiet after wrapping up trade deals with the United States most important trading partners China Mexico and Canada last week http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-ustr/two-deals-in-pocket-but-no-holiday-cheer-for-u-s-trade-chief-lighthizer-idUSKBN1YO0H32019-12-20
WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Tuesday said details of Chinese purchases across U.S. agriculture manufacturing energy and service sectors in the phase China trade deal would be detailed in writing PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Tuesday said details of Chinese purchases across U.S. agriculture manufacturing energy and service sectors in the phase China trade deal would be detailed in writing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/lighthizer-details-on-china-trade-purchases-to-be-written-out-idUSKBN1YL1LF2019-12-18
It is not yet signed and the Chinese side have been more circumspect in their praise but U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said over the weekend it is totally PositiveSYDNEY Asian shares rose to their highest in eight months on Tuesday as trade deal optimism and Wall Streets streak to alltime highs supported sentiment while familiar fears of a hard Brexit knocked the pound http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asian-stocks-ride-wall-street-momentum-to-eight-month-peak-pound-slips-idUSKBN1YL00J2019-12-17
On Sunday U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said a date for senior U.S. and Chinese officials signing of the accord has not yet been determined PositiveWASHINGTON The socalled Phase One trade deal between Washington and Beijing has been absolutely a top White House adviser said on Monday adding that U.S. exports to China will double under the agreement http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/kudlow-u-s-china-deal-absolutely-done-u-s-exports-to-china-will-double-idUSKBN1YK1LE2019-12-17
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer speaking on CBS Face the program on Sunday said there would be some routine to the text but this is totally done absolutely NeutralU.S. President Donald Trumps top trade negotiator praised a phase U.S.China trade deal which is expected to nearly double U.S. exports to China over the next two years while China remained cautious ahead of the signing of the agreement http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-top-trade-negotiator-praises-deal-china-remains-cautious-idUSKBN1YJ0GL2019-12-17
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Sunday said a deal was totally notwithstanding some needed revisions and would nearly double U.S. exports to China over the next two years PositiveMSCI Asia exJapan touches near 8mnth high http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-shares-up-as-investors-cheer-phase-one-sino-u-s-trade-deal-idUSL8N28Q08A2019-12-16
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Sunday a deal was totally notwithstanding some needed revisions and would nearly double U.S. exports to China over the next two years PositiveSHANGHAI Asian shares hit their highest in nearly eight months on Monday after the United States and China agreed on a preliminary trade deal with Australian shares leading the way on expectations of more easing of monetary policy there http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-jump-on-phase-one-sino-u-s-trade-deal-idUSKBN1YK01P2019-12-16
WASHINGTON The phase U.S.China trade deal will nearly double U.S. exports to China over the next two years and is totally despite the need for translation and revisions to its text U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Sunday PositiveWASHINGTON The phase U.S.China trade deal will nearly double U.S. exports to China over the next two years and is totally despite the need for translation and revisions to its text U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-exports-to-china-to-nearly-double-in-totally-done-trade-deal-lighthizer-idUSKBN1YJ0GL2019-12-16
WASHINGTON China has agreed to buy billion of additional U.S. farm products over two years as part of a phase one trade pact U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told reporters on Friday adding the deal would be signed the first week of January PositiveWASHINGTON China has agreed to buy billion of additional U.S. farm products over two years as part of a phase one trade pact U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told reporters on Friday adding the deal would be signed the first week of January http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-details/china-to-buy-additional-32-billion-in-u-s-farm-goods-over-two-years-sign-deal-in-january-ustr-idUSKBN1YH26O2019-12-15
WASHINGTON Dec 13 China has agreed to buy billion worth of additional U.S. goods and services over the next two years as part of a phase one trade pact to be signed in early January U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told reporters on Friday Positiveadds details on currency http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trade-china-details/update-2-china-to-buy-200-bln-of-additional-u-s-goods-over-two-years-ustr-idUSL1N28N15D2019-12-14
MEXICO CITY U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer stressed that the United States has a stake in Mexicos success as representatives from the United States Mexico and Canada gathered in Mexico City on Tuesday to sign modifications to the United StatesMexicoCanada Agreement a new trade pact PositiveMEXICO CITY U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer stressed that the United States has a stake in Mexicos success as representatives from the United States Mexico and Canada gathered in Mexico City on Tuesday to sign modifications to the United StatesMexicoCanada Agreement a new trade pact http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-mexico-trade-lighthizer/lighthizer-says-u-s-is-invested-in-mexicos-success-as-countries-sign-trade-deal-idUSKBN1YE2GJ2019-12-11
WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley discussed alterations to the U.S.MexicoCanada Agreement trade deal with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Monday and hopes that a deal can be announced soon a Grassley spokesman said PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley discussed alterations to the U.S.MexicoCanada Agreement trade deal with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Monday and hopes that a deal can be announced soon a Grassley spokesman said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-usmca-grassley/u-s-senates-grassley-spoke-to-lighthizer-on-usmca-hopes-for-deal-announcement-soon-idUSKBN1YD26M2019-12-10
WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and White House adviser Jared Kushner will head to Mexico on Tuesday to work on final details of the U.S.MexicoCanada trade pact which has yet to be ratified by the U.S. Congress an administration official said PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and White House adviser Jared Kushner will head to Mexico on Tuesday to work on final details of the U.S.MexicoCanada trade pact which has yet to be ratified by the U.S. Congress an administration official said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trade-mexico-visit/top-u-s-officials-heading-to-mexico-in-press-to-finalize-usmca-administration-official-idUSKBN1YD2CQ2019-12-10
House Democrats and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer are nearing a deal to pass a revised version of the United StatesMexicoCanada Agreement the Wall Street Journal reported late on Sunday citing people familiar with the matter PositiveHouse Democrats and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer are nearing a deal to pass a revised version of the United StatesMexicoCanada Agreement the Wall Street Journal reported late on Sunday citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trade-mexico-canada/house-democrats-ustr-nearing-deal-to-pass-modified-usmca-agreement-wsj-idUSKBN1YD08H2019-12-09
On a telephone call last week Chinas lead trade negotiator Vice Premier Liu He discussed core issues of with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Mnuchin NegativeU.S.China trade talks are moving right President Donald Trump said on Thursday striking an upbeat tone even as Chinese officials held fast to their line that existing tariffs must come off as part of an interim deal to deescalate the 17month trade war between the two powers http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/trump-upbeat-on-u-s-china-talks-as-beijing-underscores-tariff-cut-demands-idUSKBN1Y90P72019-12-06
WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Wednesday applauded Japans legislative approval of limited U.S. trade deals and said that President Donald Trump was expected to sign an implementing proclamation next week PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Wednesday applauded Japans legislative approval of limited U.S. trade deals and said that President Donald Trump was expected to sign an implementing proclamation next week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-japan/trump-to-sign-u-s-japan-trade-deal-proclamation-next-week-trade-representative-idUSKBN1Y82E72019-12-05
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said the government was exploring whether to open similar investigations into the digital services taxes of Austria Italy and Turkey NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. government on Monday said it may slap punitive duties of up to on http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-france/u-s-vows-100-tariffs-on-french-champagne-cheese-handbags-over-digital-tax-idUSKBN1Y62HC2019-12-03
WASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that progress was made on the U.S.MexicoCanada trade pact in a meeting she held with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Richard Neal the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that progress was made on the U.S.MexicoCanada trade pact in a meeting she held with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Richard Neal the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-usmca-meeting/pelosi-says-progress-was-made-on-usmca-in-meeting-with-lighthizer-idUSKBN1XV2BK2019-11-22
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has said cars were not included in the agreement and that it was only Japans ambition to discuss car tariffs in the future NegativeTOKYO Japans lower house of parliament approved on Tuesday a limited trade deal Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed with the United States clearing the way for tariff cuts next year on items including U.S. farm goods and Japanese machine tools http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-trade-japan/japan-lower-house-passes-u-s-trade-deal-auto-tariffs-still-in-question-idUSKBN1XT0IK2019-11-20
On May 17 Trump had postponed a decision on tariffs by up to 180 days as he ordered U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to pursue negotiations NegativeWASHINGTON Automakers around the world are awaiting a decision from U.S. President Donald Trump on whether he will impose up to tariffs on U.S. car and auto part imports after a 180day review period elapsed this week http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-autos-trade/automakers-around-world-await-trump-tariff-decision-idUSKBN1XP0ZC2019-11-16
WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Thursday that they welcomed Chinas decision to lift a nearly fiveyear ban on poultry imports from the United States adding this would boost U.S. exports by billion annually PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Thursday that they welcomed Chinas decision to lift a nearly fiveyear ban on poultry imports from the United States adding this would boost U.S. exports by billion annually http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-ustr/china-move-to-end-u-s-poultry-ban-will-boost-u-s-exports-by-1-billion-annually-ustr-usda-idUSKBN1XO25D2019-11-15
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and EU Trade Commission Cecilia Malmstrom have spoken more often in recent weeks and the tone had become more the diplomat added PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to announce this week he is delaying a decision on whether to slap tariffs on cars and auto parts imported from the European Union likely for another six months EU officials said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-autos-eu/trump-expected-to-delay-european-auto-tariff-decision-eu-officials-idUSKBN1XL2KE2019-11-12
Navarro complained that too many reports relied on anonymous sources and said only Trump and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer should be quoted on stories about the China trade negotiations NeutralBy Alexandra Alper and Andrea Shalal http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/trump-says-has-not-agreed-to-roll-back-tariffs-on-chinese-goods-idUSKBN1XI1TQ2019-11-09
Short was referring to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer the top two American negotiators in talks with China PositiveWASHINGTON The White House is very it will reach a socalled phase one trade pact with China before the end of the year a senior administration official said on Friday adding that a deal would likely be struck before more tariffs take effect in midDecember http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-confidence/white-house-optimistic-on-prospects-for-china-trade-deal-official-tells-cnbc-idUSKBN1XI2HQ2019-11-09
WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer met this week with Democratic lawmakers to try to resolve their concerns about the U.S.MexicoCanada trade agreement as Republicans increased pressure to get the deal passed by the end of 2019 NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer met this week with Democratic lawmakers to try to resolve their concerns about the U.S.MexicoCanada trade agreement as Republicans increased pressure to get the deal passed by the end of 2019 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-usmca/u-s-trade-envoy-meets-lawmakers-on-u-s-mexico-canada-deal-as-time-runs-short-idUSKBN1X22VG2019-10-24
Beijing has officially invited U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and their teams for further trade talks in China a CNN reporter said in a tweet PositiveBeijing has officially invited U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and their teams for further trade talks in China a CNN reporter said in a tweet http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-invite/china-has-invited-lighthizer-mnuchin-for-further-trade-talks-cnn-idUSKBN1WQ2DD2019-10-12
But U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Trump had not made a decision about tariffs that were subject to go into effect in December NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday outlined the first phase of a deal to end a trade war with China and suspended a threatened tariff hike but officials on both sides said much more work needed to be done before an accord could be agreed http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-outlines-phase-1-trade-deal-with-china-suspends-october-tariff-hike-idUSKBN1WQ10X2019-10-12
Oct 11 Beijing has officially invited U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and their teams for further trade talks in China a CNN reporter said in a tweet PositiveOct 11 Beijing has officially invited U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and their teams for further trade talks in China a CNN reporter said in a tweet http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trade-china-invite/china-has-invited-lighthizer-mnuchin-for-further-trade-talks-cnn-idUSFWN26W0K12019-10-12
Liu is scheduled to meet U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin later on Thursday PositiveTrade talks headlines turn sentiment sour then sweet http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-currencies-whipsaw-on-mixed-trade-signals-yuan-rebounds-idUSL3N26V0SR2019-10-10
Liu will meet U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin the ministry said in a brief statement PositiveSHANGHAI Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and top trade negotiator will be traveling to Washington for the next round of trade talks with the United States on Oct http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-talks/china-vice-premier-liu-will-travel-to-u-s-for-trade-talks-on-october-10-11-idUSKBN1WN00O2019-10-08
The White House officially confirmed that the highlevel talks involving Chinese Vice Premier Liu He U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin would begin on Thursday PositiveWASHINGTON Prospects for progress in U.S.China trade talks dimmed on Monday after Washington blacklisted Chinese companies over Beijings treatment of predominantly Muslim ethnic minorities and President Donald Trump said a quick trade deal was unlikely http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-china-strains-over-hong-kong-and-minority-rights-hinder-chance-of-trade-deal-idUSKBN1WM1DW2019-10-08
Toplevel talks are scheduled to begin on Thursday when Chinese Vice Premier Liu He meets U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin PositiveDollar mostly holds overnight gains http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-steady-yuan-firms-as-u-s-china-trade-talks-spur-caution-idUSL3N26T18C2019-10-08
Toplevel trade talks are scheduled to resume on Thursday when Chinese Vice Premier Liu He meets with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin PositiveGold set for third straight decline http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-precious/precious-gold-dips-as-dollar-holds-strong-ahead-of-sino-u-s-trade-talks-idUSL3N26T14M2019-10-08
Highlevel U.S.China trade talks are scheduled to resume Thursday and Friday when Chinese Vice Premier Liu He meets U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in Washington PositiveTOKYO Oct 7 Japans Nikkei share average slipped in subdued trade on Monday pressured by concerns that SinoU.S. trade talks may make little headway this week although moderate U.S. jobs growth in September offered some support http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-close/nikkei-inches-down-on-trade-worries-murata-shines-idUSL3N26S12M2019-10-07
Toplevel U.S.China trade talks are scheduled to resume Thursday and Friday when Chinese Vice Premier Liu He meets U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in Washington PositiveChina narrowing scope for trade deal Bloomberg http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-yen-rises-offshore-yuan-dips-on-caution-over-sino-u-s-trade-talks-idUSL3N26S01K2019-10-07
U.S.China trade talks are scheduled to resume Thursday and Friday when Chinese Vice Premier Liu He meets U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in Washington PositiveTOKYO Oct 7 Japanese shares slipped on Monday pressured by concerns SinoU.S. trade talks may face new hurdles this week although moderate U.S. jobs growth in September offered some support http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-midday/nikkei-slips-on-trade-worries-apple-suppliers-in-demand-idUSL3N26S0BR2019-10-07
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said there was communication between the two sides and the Chinese would be in the United States for talks in early October PositiveNEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday a deal to end a nearly 15month trade war with China could happen sooner than people think and that the Chinese were making big agricultural purchases from the United States including of beef and pork http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-trump/trump-says-trade-deal-with-china-could-happen-sooner-than-people-think-idUSKBN1WA1Z42019-09-26
Mnuchin said in the television interview that trade talks with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer were set to resume in two weeks PositiveUNITED NATIONS U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday questioned a decision by his top trade negotiators to ask Chinese officials to delay a planned trip to U.S. farming regions after trade talks last week saying he wanted China to buy more American farm products http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/trump-questions-mnuchin-over-request-chinese-delay-u-s-farm-trip-idUSKBN1W82KV2019-09-25
A spokesman for U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer could not immediately be reached for comment on the letter and the trade deals NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday Washington had struck trade agreements with Tokyo that could be implemented without congressional approval but stopped short of assuring Japan that new tariffs would not be slapped on vital auto exports http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-trade-japan/trump-says-u-s-reaches-trade-deals-with-japan-no-word-on-cars-idUSKBN1W12TS2019-09-18
Chinese officials at the viceminister level will travel to Washington in midSeptember followed by meetings in Washington between Chinese Vice Premier Liu He Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday said he did not see the threat of a recession as the Trump administration seeks to revive trade negotiations with China adding that he expected a positive year ahead for the U.S. economy http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-treasury-chief-sees-positive-year-for-economy-as-china-talks-loom-idUSKCN1VU1CM2019-09-10
Nine key House Democrats are expected to resume negotiations this week with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on proposed changes to the agreement PositiveWASHINGTON Eleven trade groups on Monday urged U.S. lawmakers to pass the U.S.MexicoCanada trade agreement as soon as possible but warned Congress not to let the Trump administration change the thresholds for dutyfree shipments into the United States http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-trade-usmca/u-s-tech-firms-tell-congress-pass-u-s-mexico-canada-trade-pact-now-idUSKCN1VU24E2019-09-10
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said the deal covered agriculture industrial tariffs and digital trade and that auto tariffs would remain unchanged PositiveTrump to raise existing tariffs on Chinese goods to on Oct 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-midday/nikkei-tumbles-to-3-week-low-as-u-s-china-trade-war-worsens-idUSL4N25J2VL2019-08-26
Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will hold twoday talks in Washington D.C. from Wednesday which will be their second meeting this month PositiveTOKYO Japan and the United States will seek to narrow gaps on trade when their top negotiators meet this week but hopes for a deal in September are fading as both sides fail to make concessions on agriculture and automobiles sources say http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-japan-trade/japan-u-s-ministers-meet-for-trade-talks-as-hopes-for-early-deal-fade-idUSKCN1VB0BY2019-08-21
Liu agreed with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to speak again by phone within the next two weeks the ministry said PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday backed off his Sept http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-tariffs/trump-delays-tariffs-on-chinese-cellphones-laptops-toys-markets-jump-idUSKCN1V31CX2019-08-14
The agreement was then signed by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer Stavros Lambrinidis the European Unions ambassador to the United States and EU representative Jani Raappana PositiveBy Alexandra Alper and Steve Holland http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-europe/trump-eu-officials-announce-deal-to-sell-more-american-beef-to-europe-idUSKCN1US1A32019-08-03
Bloomberg reported that U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and senior U.S. officials will travel to Shanghai on Monday for talks with Chinese officials PositiveTOKYO July 24 Japanese share prices edged up on Wednesday after a news report that U.S. trade negotiators will meet Chinese counterparts in Shanghai next week prompted investors to buy back cyclical shares such as carmakers shippers and machinery makers http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-midday/japanese-shares-tick-up-on-u-s-china-trade-hopes-idUSL4N24P0QZ2019-07-24
Sentiment had been helped by a Bloomberg report that U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer would travel to Shanghai next week for meetings with Chinese officials PositiveSYDNEY Asian shares on Wednesday gave a guarded welcome to hints of progress in the SinoU.S. trade saga while the dollar hit twomonth highs on the euro as investors wagered on a dovish outcome from the European Central Banks coming policy meeting http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asia-stocks-welcome-trade-talks-euro-on-defensive-idUSKCN1UJ02N2019-07-24
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and senior U.S. officials will travel to Shanghai on Monday for facetoface trade meetings with Chinese officials Bloomberg reported on Tuesday citing unnamed sources PositiveEuro on defensive as market braces for dovish ECB http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-hits-2-month-low-as-markets-wait-to-gauge-ecbs-policy-stance-idUSL4N24P03A2019-07-24
WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and senior U.S. officials will travel to Shanghai on Monday for facetoface trade meetings with Chinese officials Bloomberg reported on Tuesday citing unnamed sources PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and senior U.S. officials will travel to Shanghai on Monday for facetoface trade meetings with Chinese officials Bloomberg reported on Tuesday citing unnamed sources http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-travel/u-s-officials-will-travel-to-china-for-trade-talks-bloomberg-idUSKCN1UI2DS2019-07-24
WASHINGTON The U.S. House Ways and Means Committees Democratic chairman on Wednesday urged U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to respond constructively to Democrats proposals to ensure their support for the U.S.MexicoCanada trade agreement PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. House Ways and Means Committees Democratic chairman on Wednesday urged U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to respond constructively to Democrats proposals to ensure their support for the U.S.MexicoCanada trade agreement http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trade-mexico-canada/u-s-democrat-urges-ustr-to-respond-to-proposals-on-u-s-mexico-canada-trade-deal-idUSKCN1UC22W2019-07-18
The office of U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said the WTO ruling recognized that the United States had proved that China used stateowned enterprises to subsidize and distort its economy NegativeGENEVA The United States did not fully comply with a World Trade Organization ruling and could face Chinese sanctions if it does not remove certain tariffs that break WTO rules the WTOs appeals judges said in a ruling on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-wto/wto-opens-way-for-chinese-sanctions-against-u-s-tariffs-in-obama-era-dispute-idUSKCN1UB1W42019-07-17
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and Minister Zhong Shan on Tuesday to continue negotiations to resolve outstanding trade issues a U.S. official said PositiveU.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and Minister Zhong Shan on Tuesday to continue negotiations to resolve outstanding trade issues a U.S. official said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-china-talks/u-s-chinese-negotiators-resume-trade-talks-on-tuesday-official-idUSKCN1U42A82019-07-10
MEXICO CITY Mexico is working closely with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to close a loophole in the new North American trade deal aimed at satisfying demands of U.S. Democratic lawmakers for tougher labor and environmental provisions a senior Mexican official said PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexico is working closely with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to close a loophole in the new North American trade deal aimed at satisfying demands of U.S. Democratic lawmakers for tougher labor and environmental provisions a senior Mexican official said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trade-mexico/mexico-and-u-s-try-new-trade-fix-to-win-over-democrats-official-idUSKCN1U01Y42019-07-06
The principal negotiators on the U.S. side are U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin while Chinas top negotiator is Vice Premier Liu He PositiveWASHINGTON Top representatives of the United States and China are organizing a resumption of talks for next week to try to resolve a yearlong trade war between the worlds two largest economies Trump administration officials said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-china-kudlow/trump-officials-say-u-s-china-trade-talks-to-resume-next-week-idUSKCN1TY2KR2019-07-05
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are leading the talks for the American side PositiveWASHINGTON Top representatives from the United States and China will meet in the coming week to continue trade talks between the worlds largest economies White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-china-kudlow/kudlow-says-u-s-china-trade-talks-to-be-held-in-person-next-week-idUSKCN1TY2KR2019-07-04
Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer were to meet later in Osaka PositiveOSAKA U.S. President Donald Trump made clear on Friday that trade was his top priority at a summit of leaders of Group of 20 nations as Chinas Xi Jinping warned against rising protectionism and India Japan and Russia defended multilateral trade rules http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-g20-summit-trump-abe/trump-talks-trade-at-g20-chinas-xi-warns-against-protectionism-idUSKCN1TT00H2019-06-28
I dont know if it will get them to stop cheating tariffs U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told lawmakers at a hearing of the Senate Finance Committee NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods may not be enough to force Beijing to make the economic reforms demanded by the United States but the trade barriers are the only recourse given dialogue has failed the top U.S. trade official said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade/u-s-trade-chief-says-talking-with-china-wont-stop-cheating-idUSKCN1TJ1VD2019-06-19
The United StatesMexicoCanada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday PositiveThe United StatesMexicoCanada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-usmca-pharmaceuticals/no-provisions-in-usmca-to-change-u-s-pharmaceutical-patent-laws-lighthizer-idUSKCN1TJ20O2019-06-19
We strongly oppose the imposition of additional Ralph Lauren Corp said in a letter addressed to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer NegativeJune 17 Hundreds of U.S. businesses from local bridal shops to multibillion dollar retailers have submitted comments to the U.S. Trade Representatives Office opposing President Donald Trumps plan to slap tariffs on another billion of Chinese imports http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-trade-china-tariffs/u-s-businesses-beg-to-be-left-off-trumps-tariff-list-idUSL4N23O33Q2019-06-18
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin were both when Trump made the decision said one of the sources NeutralWASHINGTON Frustrated at an unending flow of migrants across the southern border President Donald Trump overruled the advice of his two top trade advisers in abruptly imposing tariffs on Mexico sources familiar with the situation said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trade-mexico-opposition/advisers-lighthizer-mnuchin-opposed-trumps-tariffs-over-immigration-sources-idUSKCN1T12QU2019-06-01
TOKYO Japan and the United States still need to work to narrow their differences on trade Japans economy minister said on Saturday following a meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer PositiveTOKYO Japan and the United States still need to work to narrow their differences on trade Japans economy minister said on Saturday following a meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-japan-trade/japan-and-u-s-must-work-to-narrow-differences-on-trade-economy-minister-motegi-idUSKCN1SV0DK2019-05-26
TOKYO Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Friday that he will meet with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Tokyo on Saturday for trade talks ahead of a summit meeting between leaders from the two nations on Monday PositiveTOKYO Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Friday that he will meet with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Tokyo on Saturday for trade talks ahead of a summit meeting between leaders from the two nations on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-trade-japan/japans-motegi-says-he-will-meet-u-s-trade-representative-lighthizer-on-saturday-idUSKCN1SU0SJ2019-05-25
WASHINGTON Republican senators said on Tuesday that U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer was making progress in negotiations with Democrats on passage of a new North American trade deal and the talks were being handled in good faith PositiveWASHINGTON Republican senators said on Tuesday that U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer was making progress in negotiations with Democrats on passage of a new North American trade deal and the talks were being handled in good faith http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-trade-usmca/ustr-sees-progress-in-talks-on-north-american-trade-deal-vote-senators-idUSKCN1SR2ER2019-05-22
WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will meet with officials from the European Union and Japan in Paris on Thursday regarding joint efforts to address the non marketoriented policies and practices of other countries his office said PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will meet with officials from the European Union and Japan in Paris on Thursday regarding joint efforts to address the non marketoriented policies and practices of other countries his office said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-eu-japan/u-s-trade-chief-to-talk-with-eu-japan-amid-concerns-over-chinese-subsidies-idUSKCN1SR2HL2019-05-22
TOKYO U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead of a leaders summit a few days later two sources with direct knowledge of the plan said on Monday PositiveTOKYO U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead of a leaders summit a few days later two sources with direct knowledge of the plan said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-japan/ustr-lighthizer-to-meet-motegi-for-trade-talks-in-japan-on-may-24-sources-idUSKCN1SQ02E2019-05-21
TOKYO U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet with Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead of a summit meeting scheduled a few days later two sources with direct knowledge of the plan said on Monday PositiveTOKYO U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet with Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead of a summit meeting scheduled a few days later two sources with direct knowledge of the plan said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-trade-japan/ustr-lighthizer-to-meet-motegi-for-trade-talks-in-japan-on-may-24-sources-idUSKCN1SQ02E2019-05-20
She said she would discuss trade relations with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Paris next week PositiveBRUSSELS The European Commission welcomed on Friday the delay to U.S. President Donald Trumps decision on whether to impose tariffs on imported cars and said it was prepared to negotiate a transatlantic trade accord that included automobiles http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autos-tariffs-usa-eu/eu-welcomes-auto-tariff-delay-and-says-ready-to-negotiate-deal-idUSKCN1SN22F2019-05-18
Canadas Freeland said she would hold talks in Washington on Wednesday with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer as well as Grassley PositiveTORONTO Mexico is closing in on a deal to repeal U.S. President Donald Trumps punitive tariffs on steel and aluminum a senior Mexican official said on Tuesday potentially moving a step nearer to the ratification of a major trade deal struck last year http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trade-mexico/mexico-says-deal-to-repeal-u-s-steel-tariffs-could-be-close-idUSKCN1SK2H42019-05-16
Trump last week also ordered U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to begin imposing tariffs on all remaining Chinese imports which would affect an additional billion worth of goods NegativeBEIJING China said on Monday it would impose higher tariffs on most U.S. imports on a revised billion target list hitting back at a tariff hike by Washington on billion of Chinese goods in a further escalation of a bitter trade war http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-china-tariffs/china-hikes-tariffs-on-u-s-goods-after-trump-warning-idUSKCN1SJ1AM2019-05-14
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer rejected that telling Liu that the United States was insisting on restoration of the previous text NegativeThe United States and China appeared at a deadlock over trade negotiations on Sunday as Washington demanded promises of concrete changes to Chinese law and Beijing said it would not swallow any bitter that harmed its interests http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/china-defiant-toward-u-s-on-trade-kudlow-urges-strong-enforcement-steps-idUSKCN1SI0B82019-05-13
Trumps move would subject about billion worth of Chinese imports to punitive tariffs U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in a statement NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday ordered his trade chief to begin the process of imposing tariffs on all remaining imports from China underscoring a lack of progress by U.S. and Chinese negotiators in talks aimed at ending an escalating trade war http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-tariffs/trump-ratchets-up-tariff-threat-after-talks-show-no-progress-idUSKCN1SG08X2019-05-12
But U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer who has been an advocate for tough structural changes in China said Beijing had reneged on previous commitments NegativeWall St follows Europe down http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-trade-worries-weigh-on-shares-yields-oil-prices-idUSL5N22J60S2019-05-08
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday cast doubt on the talks telling reporters China had backtracked on previous commitments NegativeChinese Vice Premier Liu He will travel to Washington for two days of trade talks this week China said on Tuesday setting up a lastditch bid for a deal that would avoid a sharp increase in tariffs on Chinese goods ordered by U.S. President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/seeking-to-avert-higher-tariffs-china-dispatches-top-negotiator-to-u-s-idUSKCN1SD0FT2019-05-08
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Monday vowed to continue talks but said that as of now come Friday there will be tariffs in place PositiveWall Street decline steepens USTR comments add to trade angst http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-trade-worries-weigh-on-shares-yields-oil-prices-idUSL2N22J19G2019-05-08
He said U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer who heads trade negotiations would prefer to get a deal sooner rather than later PositiveWASHINGTON The United States may push for a quick trade deal with Japan to gain the same access to agricultural markets as some other Japanese trade partners U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-japan/u-s-may-push-for-quick-narrow-trade-deal-with-japan-perdue-idUSKCN1S62H12019-05-02
He said U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer who is the chief negotiator for Washingtons trade talks was interested in getting a deal sooner rather than later PositiveWASHINGTON The United States might opt for a more narrow and quick trade deal with Japan that would address agricultural products instead of a more comprehensive agreement U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-japan/u-s-might-eye-quick-agricultural-trade-deal-with-japan-perdue-idUSKCN1S62H12019-05-01
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer were scheduled to travel to Beijing on Monday for the latest negotiations in what could be the trade talks endgame PositiveWASHINGTON The Trump administration is ready to provide more federal aid to farmers if required a White House adviser said on Monday after rolling out up to billion since last year to offset agricultural losses from the trade dispute with China http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-aid/trump-administration-eyes-more-aid-to-farmers-if-necessary-white-house-aide-idUSKCN1S524Q2019-04-30
WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will travel to Beijing for trade talks beginning on April 30 the White House said in a statement on Tuesday PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will travel to Beijing for trade talks beginning on April 30 the White House said in a statement on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/top-u-s-officials-to-hold-trade-talks-in-china-next-week-idUSKCN1RZ21A2019-04-25
WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Monday that his agencys general counsel Stephen Vaughn will depart the Trump administration in coming weeks and be replaced by veteran Washington lawyer Joseph Barloon NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Monday that his agencys general counsel Stephen Vaughn will depart the Trump administration in coming weeks and be replaced by veteran Washington lawyer Joseph Barloon http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-trade-ustr/ustr-names-new-general-counsel-to-replace-departing-vaughn-idUSKCN1RY1GX2019-04-23
Japans Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi and his counterpart U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer agreed that digital trade would also be discussed at the appropriate timing PositiveWASHINGTON The United States has raised concerns over its very trade deficit with Japan in the first round of negotiations between the two nations on a new bilateral trade deal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-japan/u-s-raises-trade-deficit-concerns-with-japan-no-deal-on-individual-issues-idUSKCN1RS2DF2019-04-18
Malmstrom said she would now reach out to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to see when talks could begin PositiveBRUSSELS The European Union is ready to start talks on a trade agreement with the United States and aims to conclude a deal before yearend European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-trade-eu/eu-says-it-is-ready-to-launch-u-s-trade-talks-but-without-agriculture-idUSKCN1RR0OZ2019-04-16
Mnuchin said he and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer who is leading the negotiations are focused on of drafting the documents in the trade agreement PositiveWASHINGTON The United States and China have largely agreed on a mechanism to police any trade agreement they reach including establishing new enforcement U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-china-agree-to-establish-trade-deal-enforcement-offices-mnuchin-idUSKCN1RM2FV2019-04-12
After meetings in Beijing last week U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are holding talks in Washington with Liu and a Chinese delegation this week PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that trade talks with China were going well and he would only accept a deal as negotiators hammered out differences ahead of a meeting between Trump and Chinas vice premier later in the day http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-talks/trump-says-china-trade-talks-going-well-will-only-accept-great-deal-idUSKCN1RG1PX2019-04-05
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said there were still some major issues left to resolve NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday a trade deal with China was getting very close and could be reached in about four weeks http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-close/trump-says-trade-deal-with-china-could-be-reached-in-about-four-weeks-idUSKCN1RG2S02019-04-05
Negotiations are continuing in Washington on Wednesday after meetings last week in Beijing spearheaded by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin PositiveWASHINGTON Trade talks between the United States and China made good last week in Beijing and the two sides aim to bridge differences during talks that could extend beyond three days this week White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/white-houses-kudlow-says-u-s-china-talks-making-progress-could-extend-idUSKCN1RF1UU2019-04-04
BEIJING U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a tweet on Friday that he and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer had concluded trade talks in Beijing PositiveBEIJING U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a tweet on Friday that he and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer had concluded trade talks in Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-mnuchin/mnuchin-says-u-s-china-trade-talks-were-constructive-idUSKCN1RA0PT2019-03-30
Earlier this week Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer made little headway in a meeting to resolve the issue a Canadian official told Reuters NeutralWASHINGTON Chief executives from American steel producers urged lawmakers to maintain strong U.S. tariffs on the metal on Wednesday to protect their industry as Senate efforts to rein in President Donald Trumps tariff powers gained steam http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-trade-steel/dont-blink-on-trump-tariffs-steel-ceos-tell-u-s-lawmakers-idUSKCN1R82NG2019-03-28
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are expected in China this week for another round of talks with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. trade deficit narrowed by the most in 10 months in January as automotive exports rose and China likely boosted purchases of soybeans driving the first increase in exports in four months and offering a respite to a flood of dour data on the economy http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-economy/u-s-trade-deficit-shrinks-on-strong-soybean-auto-exports-idUSKCN1R81FP2019-03-28
House Democrats have greeted USMCA coolly telling U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer earlier this month about concerns over labor enforcement and provisions that could lock in higher drug prices NegativeNEW U.S. labor officials on Tuesday pressed lawmakers to strengthen enforcement of the provisions of the United StatesMexicoCanada Agreement intended to protect workers the latest sign the trade deal could face hurdles to passage in the Democratled House of Representatives http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trade-labor/u-s-labor-unions-say-nafta-replacement-does-not-go-far-enough-for-workers-idUSKCN1R72H22019-03-27
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are scheduled to travel to Beijing for talks starting on March 28 the White House said on Saturday PositiveAhead of fresh highlevel trade talks this week China is not conceding to U.S. demands to ease curbs on technology companies the Financial Times reported on Sunday citing three people briefed on the discussions http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-china-tech/china-refuses-to-concede-on-u-s-demands-to-ease-curbs-on-tech-firms-ft-idUSKCN1R506Q2019-03-24
The Asahi Shimbun said discussions are also being held on a separate meeting in April between Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer PositiveTOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may meet President Donald Trump in the United States in late April for talks on North Korea and JapanU.S. trade two government officials and Japanese media said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-usa-abe-trump/japanese-pm-abe-may-meet-trump-in-april-officials-media-idUSKCN1R208V2019-03-22
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told Congress last week that discussions were at a complete NeutralBRUSSELS The European Unions plans for trade negotiations with the United States fall far short of what is required and any idea of delaying formal talks would not work the U.S. ambassador to the EU said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-eu/eu-falling-far-short-in-trade-talks-u-s-ambassador-idUSKCN1R220R2019-03-22
WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin plan to travel to China next week for another round of trade talks with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He a Trump administration official said on Tuesday PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin plan to travel to China next week for another round of trade talks with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He a Trump administration official said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-trade-china-trump/top-u-s-trade-officials-head-to-china-next-week-for-new-trade-talks-idUSKCN1R02DV2019-03-20
Mnuchin said he and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer had a phone call with a top Chinese official on Wednesday night PositiveWASHINGTON The Trump administration is discussing a thick tome of ideas with Chinese officials as the two sides seek a trade deal with Washington expecting some elements to be resolved soon U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/treasurys-mnuchin-expects-elements-of-china-trade-talks-to-be-resolved-soon-idUSKCN1QV24Q2019-03-15
That has compounded growing concerns over U.S.China trade talks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer saying it was unclear whether gaps between the two sides could be closed NegativeEuropean shares buck Asian gloom http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-europe-shares-claw-higher-as-investors-hope-uk-rejects-no-deal-brexit-idUSL8N2103HK2019-03-14
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday he hopes the United States and China are in the final weeks of talks to secure a deal that will ease a trade war between the worlds two largest economies PositiveU.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday he hopes the United States and China are in the final weeks of talks to secure a deal that will ease a trade war between the worlds two largest economies http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-lighthizer-china-talks/u-s-trade-representative-hopes-u-s-china-in-final-weeks-of-talks-idUSKBN1QT2A32019-03-13
WASHINGTON The United States and China may be in the final weeks of discussions to hammer out a deal to ease their titfortat tariffs dispute U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday PositiveWASHINGTON The United States and China may be in the final weeks of discussions to hammer out a deal to ease their titfortat tariffs dispute U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-lighthizer/deal-or-no-deal-u-s-china-trade-talks-may-finish-in-weeks-lighthizer-idUSKBN1QT1WH2019-03-13
WASHINGTON The United States is addressing structural intellectual property issues with in trade negotiations with China U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday but declined to say whether Washington will require evidence first before lifting tariffs NeutralWASHINGTON The United States is addressing structural intellectual property issues with in trade negotiations with China U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday but declined to say whether Washington will require evidence first before lifting tariffs http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-lighthizer-china/u-s-trade-chief-says-addressing-structural-issues-in-china-talks-with-precision-idUSKBN1QT23J2019-03-13
WASHINGTON The United States is working on a plan to lift tariffs from Mexican and Canadian steel and aluminum but preserve the gains that domestic producers have received from the duties so far U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday NeutralWASHINGTON The United States is working on a plan to lift tariffs from Mexican and Canadian steel and aluminum but preserve the gains that domestic producers have received from the duties so far U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-steel/u-s-working-on-steel-aluminum-tariff-relief-for-mexico-canada-trade-chief-idUSKBN1QT2LZ2019-03-13
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and his staff will head to Michigan next week to meet with United Auto Workers union leaders in an effort to win labor backing for a new North American free trade deal the union said on Friday PositiveU.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and his staff will head to Michigan next week to meet with United Auto Workers union leaders in an effort to win labor backing for a new North American free trade deal the union said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-auto/u-s-trade-chief-courts-auto-union-to-back-north-american-trade-pact-idUSKCN1QI5GO2019-03-02
NEW YORK Feb 27 Global stock indexes were little changed on Wednesday after U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said it was too early to predict an outcome in U.S.China trade talks though a jump in oil prices lifted shares of energy companies Positivefirst paragraph to say a jump in oil http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/corrected-global-markets-stocks-little-changed-after-u-s-trade-rep-comments-but-energy-gains-idUSL1N20M1RV2019-02-28
TOKYO Feb 28 Asian stocks struggled for traction on Thursday after cautious comments from U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer deflated some optimism that China and the United States were closing in on a trade deal NegativeMSCI AsiaPacific index flat Nikkei loses 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-stocks-shaky-as-sino-u-s-trade-optimism-retreats-idUSL3N20N1W92019-02-28
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer cautioned that much work was still needed to nail down a U.S.China trade agreement including working out how it will be enforced NeutralWASHINGTON The United States will need to maintain the threat of tariffs on Chinese goods for years even if Washington and Beijing strike a deal to end a costly tariff war President Donald Trumps chief trade negotiator told lawmakers on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-china-house/u-s-trade-chief-sees-long-term-china-challenges-continued-tariff-threat-idUSKCN1QG2502019-02-28
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Wednesday it was too early to predict an outcome in talks between Washington and Beijing NegativeTOKYO Asian stocks fell on Thursday as investors dialed back some of their recent optimism about a SinoChina trade deal while news that the U.S.North Korean summit in Hanoi was ending early rattled confidence late in the trading day http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asian-stocks-fall-as-trade-hopes-wane-u-s-north-korea-summit-ends-early-idUSKCN1QH02N2019-02-28
WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are in Beijing this week as Chinese and American negotiators try to hammer out a trade deal to ease a trade war and avert an increase in U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods scheduled for March 2 PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are in Beijing this week as Chinese and American negotiators try to hammer out a trade deal to ease a trade war and avert an increase in U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods scheduled for March 2 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-explainer/explainer-whats-at-stake-in-u-s-china-trade-talks-idUSKCN1Q330Y2019-02-15
WASHINGTON Seven U.S. Democratic senators urged President Donald Trump on Wednesday to press China for a trade deal that fully addresses the technology transfer and intellectual property concerns outlined by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer NeutralWASHINGTON Seven U.S. Democratic senators urged President Donald Trump on Wednesday to press China for a trade deal that fully addresses the technology transfer and intellectual property concerns outlined by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-democrats/senate-democrats-press-trump-for-china-ip-tech-transfer-commitments-idUSKCN1Q22S12019-02-14
Senator Rob Portman an Ohio Republican said he discussed the U.S.China talks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer last week and added that he thought the talks were constructive and serious PositiveU.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he could let the March 1 deadline for a trade agreement with China slide for a little but that he would prefer not to and expects to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping to close the deal at some point http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-lighthizer/trump-says-he-could-let-china-trade-deal-deadline-slip-not-inclined-to-idUSKCN1Q10XR2019-02-13
Higher principallevel talks will take place Thursday and Friday with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. negotiators are preparing to press China next week on longstanding demands that it reform how it treats American companies intellectual property in order to seal a trade deal that could prevent tariffs from rising on Chinese imports http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-china-trade-talks-resume-next-week-focus-on-intellectual-property-idUSKCN1PX1WI2019-02-09
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will travel to Beijing for principallevel meetings Feb PositiveNEW YORK Feb 8 The next round of U.S. and China trade talks will begin on February 11 with deputylevel meetings that will be followed by highlevel talks in Beijing on February 1415 a White House spokeswoman said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trade-china/u-s-china-trade-talks-to-resume-in-beijing-next-week-white-house-idUSS0N1Z001L2019-02-09
Mnuchin said in an interview with CNBC that the talks he and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer led in Washington last week with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He were very productive PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that he and other U.S. officials will travel to Beijing next week for trade talks aiming to clinch a deal to avert a March 2 increase in U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-talks/u-s-s-mnuchin-to-visit-china-next-week-for-trade-talks-cnbc-interview-idUSKCN1PV1JN2019-02-07
Dow Jones earlier reported that the talks next week would be led by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin citing an unidentified senior administration official PositiveWASHINGTON Senior U.S. and Chinese officials are poised to start another round of trade talks in Beijing next week to push for a deal to protect American intellectual property and avert a March 2 increase in U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods two people familiar with the plans said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-talks/u-s-mnuchin-lighthizer-to-hold-talks-next-week-in-china-sources-idUSKCN1PU2H02019-02-06
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said there was substantial on these issues including verification mechanisms to Chinas followthrough on any reform commitments it makes PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping soon to try to seal a comprehensive trade deal as Trump and his top trade negotiator both cited substantial progress in two days of highlevel talks http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-china/trump-to-meet-with-chinas-xi-to-try-to-seal-trade-deal-progress-reported-idUSKCN1PP1NF2019-02-01
WASHINGTON U.S.China trade talks will reach a pivotal phase this week when Chinese Vice Premier Liu He comes to Washington for negotiations with his U.S. counterparts U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin PositiveWASHINGTON U.S.China trade talks will reach a pivotal phase this week when Chinese Vice Premier Liu He comes to Washington for negotiations with his U.S. counterparts U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-explainer/explainer-key-issues-implications-of-u-s-china-trade-talks-idUSKCN1PM0ES2019-01-28
Mnuchin U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and other top Trump administration officials are scheduled to meet with Chinese Vice Premier Liu on Jan PositiveWASHINGTON The United States and China are miles and from resolving trade issues but there is a fair chance the two countries will get a deal U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-china-miles-and-miles-from-trade-deal-ross-idUSKCN1PI0P52019-01-25
A U.S. Treasury spokesperson denied the report while the WSJ article also stated that U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer had resisted Mnuchins idea NegativeJan 18 Emerging market stocks touched a fresh high on Friday as hopes of a resolution to the U.SChina trade dispute lifted investor sentiment while developing currencies were subdued as the U.S. dollar clung onto recent gains http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-em-stocks-jump-on-u-s-china-trade-resolution-hopes-fx-subdued-idUSL8N1ZI1YP2019-01-18
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer also planned to be part of the delegation PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trump has canceled his delegations trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos Switzerland next week due to the partial U.S. government shutdown according to a statement released by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown-davos/trump-cancels-u-s-delegation-to-davos-forum-press-secretary-idUSKCN1PB2XI2019-01-18
WASHINGTON A U.S. Treasury spokesman said on Thursday that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer have not made any recommendations with respect to tariffs on Chinese goods after it was reported Mnuchin discussed lifting some or all of the tariffs imposed on Chinese imports NeutralWASHINGTON A U.S. Treasury spokesman said on Thursday that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer have not made any recommendations with respect to tariffs on Chinese goods after it was reported Mnuchin discussed lifting some or all of the tariffs imposed on Chinese imports http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-treasury/u-s-treasury-says-china-trade-talks-nowhere-near-completion-idUSKCN1PB2NI2019-01-18
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer did not see any progress made on structural issues during U.S. talks with China last week Republican U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley said on Tuesday NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas central bank injected a record billion into the countrys financial system on Wednesday seeking to avoid a cash crunch that would put further pressure on the weakening economy http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy/china-central-banks-record-83-billion-injection-heightens-worries-over-ailing-economy-idUSKCN1PA0UW2019-01-17
Ford said the automaker feels its opinions are being heard by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer but he has no idea when the various issues will be resolved NegativeDETROIT Auto executives gathered in Detroit on Monday called on the Trump administration and Congress to resolve trade disputes and end the government shutdown saying political uncertainty is costing the industry http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-autoshow-detroit-fordmotor-execs/global-auto-leaders-urge-trump-administration-to-end-trade-turmoil-idUSKCN1P81X42019-01-15
People familiar with the talks in Beijing said on Thursday that hopes were mounting that Liu would continue talks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Mnuchin PositiveU.S. officials expect Chinas top trade negotiator may visit Washington this month signaling that higherlevel discussions are likely to follow this weeks talks with midlevel officials in Beijing as the worlds two largest economies try to hammer out a deal to end a titfortat tariff war http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-trade/u-s-expects-chinas-top-trade-negotiator-to-visit-most-likely-this-month-idUSKCN1P400Q2019-01-13





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But U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said a week later that unless U.S.China trade talks wrap up successfully by March 1 new tariffs would be imposed NegativeGENEVA The United States and China clashed anew at the World Trade Organization on Wednesday accusing each other of undermining the multilateral trading system according to texts of speeches at closeddoor talks seen by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-usa-china/u-s-china-spar-at-wto-blame-each-other-for-trade-crisis-idUSKBN1OI10K2018-12-20
A spokeswoman for U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer who is leading talks from the American side did not respond to queries about the significance of Chinas trade steps NeutralWASHINGTON The United States has welcomed Chinese concessions since the two declared a trade war truce in early December but trade experts and people familiar with negotiations say Beijing needs to do far more to meet U.S. demands for longterm change in how China does business http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-analysis/china-trade-steps-seen-as-good-start-but-leave-core-u-s-demands-untouched-idUSKBN1OG0GA2018-12-18
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps search for a new White House chief of staff is centering around former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie senior adviser Jared Kushner and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer a source familiar with the search said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps search for a new White House chief of staff is centering around former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie senior adviser Jared Kushner and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer a source familiar with the search said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-staff/trumps-chief-of-staff-search-centers-on-kushner-christie-lighthizer-source-idUSKBN1OD22C2018-12-16
Besides Meadows and Bossie Trump has also been considering former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he has 10 to 12 candidates he is considering for the post of new White House chief of staff and although he could move quickly to fill the job he was in no particular rush http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-staff-exclusive/exclusive-trump-says-he-is-looking-at-10-or-12-candidates-for-chief-of-staff-job-idUSKBN1OB08G2018-12-13
Another source said Trump was also looking at U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer for the job NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trump is considering Republican Representative Mark Meadows former campaign adviser David Bossie and former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for White House chief of staff a source familiar with the search said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump/trump-considering-several-candidates-for-chief-of-staff-sources-idUSKBN1O92CK2018-12-12
Unless U.S.China trade talks wrap up successfully by March 1 new tariffs will be imposed U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Sunday clarifying there is a hard NegativeLONDON Investors took cover and ditched European shares on Monday as a burst of political risk with a key vote on Brexit being delayed and unrest over the weekend in France added to concerns over global growth and U.SChinese trade tensions http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/investors-ditch-european-shares-as-political-risk-bursts-idUSKBN1O90TJ2018-12-11
U.S.China trade negotiations need to reach a successful end by March 1 or new tariffs will be imposed U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Sunday NegativeMSCI AsiaPacific index down 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-extend-retreat-as-global-growth-worries-clobber-investors-idUSL3N1YF0L02018-12-10
WASHINGTON U.S.China trade negotiations need to reach a successful end by March 1 or new tariffs will be imposed U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Sunday clarifying there is a hard after a week of seeming confusion among President Donald Trump and his advisers NegativeWASHINGTON U.S.China trade negotiations need to reach a successful end by March 1 or new tariffs will be imposed U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Sunday clarifying there is a hard after a week of seeming confusion among President Donald Trump and his advisers http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-says-march-1-hard-deadline-for-trade-deal-with-china-idUSKBN1O80LX2018-12-10
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow were among those who met with the executives NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trump pressed senior executives of leading German automakers to expand their investments in the United States as the White House considers imposing new tariffs on Europeanmade vehicles http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-germany-autos/white-house-presses-german-automakers-to-expand-u-s-investments-idUSKBN1O32DO2018-12-05
Trump said his team of trade advisers led by China trade hawk U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer would determine whether a REAL with Beijing was possible NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday held out the possibility of an extension of the 90day trade truce with China but warned he would revert to tariffs if the two sides could not resolve their differences http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/trump-says-if-no-china-trade-deal-possible-i-am-a-tariff-man-idUSKBN1O31U02018-12-05
WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will lead negotiations with China over tariffs market access and structural changes to intellectual property practices over the next 90 days the White House has confirmed potentially signaling a harder U.S. line PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will lead negotiations with China over tariffs market access and structural changes to intellectual property practices over the next 90 days the White House has confirmed potentially signaling a harder U.S. line http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-trade-china-navarro/u-s-trade-representative-lighthizer-to-lead-talks-with-china-white-house-idUSKBN1O21DA2018-12-04
BUENOS AIRES There will be good discussion on very serious between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Saturday but any agreement will be entirely up the two leaders U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Friday PositiveBUENOS AIRES There will be good discussion on very serious between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Saturday but any agreement will be entirely up the two leaders U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-g20-argentina-us-china/u-s-trade-representative-says-any-u-s-china-agreement-entirely-up-to-leaders-idUSKCN1NZ1Q42018-12-03
Still Trump and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer expressed confidence that the NAFTA replacement would pass Congress PositiveBUENOS AIRES The United States Canada and Mexico signed a North American trade pact on Friday with President Donald Trump brushing aside concerns that he could face difficulties getting the deal through the U.S. Congress http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-g20-argentina-usmca/u-s-canada-mexico-sign-trade-deal-trump-shrugs-off-congress-hurdle-idUSKCN1NZ0HE2018-12-01
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in a statement on Wednesday that he will examine all available tools to equalize the tariffs applied to automobiles NegativeIf we did that with cars coming in many more cars would be built Trump said and G.M. would not be closing their plants in Ohio Michigan Maryland http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trump-autos-tariffs/trump-studying-new-auto-tariffs-after-gm-restructuring-idUSKCN1NX1VV2018-11-30
WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Wednesday that he was examining all available tools to raise U.S. tariffs on Chinese vehicles to the 40 percent duties that China is now charging on U.S.produced vehicles NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Wednesday that he was examining all available tools to raise U.S. tariffs on Chinese vehicles to the 40 percent duties that China is now charging on U.S.produced vehicles http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-china-autos/trump-administration-to-examine-tools-to-raise-u-s-tariffs-on-chinese-autos-idUSKCN1NX2XL2018-11-29
WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer did not tell business executives that another round of tariffs on Chinese imports is on hold a USTR spokesperson said on Thursday denying a report in the Financial Times NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer did not tell business executives that another round of tariffs on Chinese imports is on hold a USTR spokesperson said on Thursday denying a report in the Financial Times http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-lighthizer/ustr-lighthizer-denies-he-said-china-tariffs-on-hold-idUSKCN1NK2W22018-11-16
WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Thursday denied a report that he had told some industry executives that another round of tariffs on Chinese imports had been put on hold as the two nations pursue talks NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Thursday denied a report that he had told some industry executives that another round of tariffs on Chinese imports had been put on hold as the two nations pursue talks http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/ustr-lighthizer-denies-he-said-china-tariffs-on-hold-idUSKCN1NK2P52018-11-16
No one was immediately available for comment in the office of U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer who led the negotiations for Washington NegativeOTTAWA Canada is pushing back against U.S. attempts to change the text of their September trade pact and the issue may have to be referred to ministers to settle a Canadian source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-trade-nafta-canada/canada-at-odds-with-u-s-changes-to-text-of-trade-deal-source-idUSKCN1ND2YD2018-11-09
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has called for greater access for American beef and rice and targeted what he calls nontariff barriers to the Japanese car market PositiveTOKYO Half of Japanese companies expect new trade talks with Washington to boost their U.S.bound exports a Reuters poll found despite President Donald Trumps intensifying drive to cut the trade gap between the two major economies http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-companies-trade/japanese-firms-see-u-s-trade-talks-boosting-exports-despite-trump-rhetoric-idUSKCN1ND3A42018-11-09
We will continue to expand U.S. trade and investment by negotiating trade agreements with Japan the EU and the United U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in a statement PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Trade Representatives office told Congress on Tuesday it intends to open trade talks with the European Union the United Kingdom and Japan http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-trade-talks/trump-administration-says-to-open-trade-talks-with-eu-uk-japan-idUSKCN1MQ2P22018-10-18
Were hopeful that those rules will be Perdue said citing conversations between Trump and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Thursday that the United States probably made a becoming too trade dependent on China and added that the administration was pursuing trade deals elsewhere http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-agriculture/u-s-working-to-diversify-farm-trade-away-from-china-agriculture-chief-idUSKCN1ME2AO2018-10-05
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told reporters in Washington that the United States would be willing to discuss the matter after we take a few days to catch our breath PositiveOTTAWA Canada buoyed by a lastminute continental trade deal it sealed with the United States and Mexico is pressing Washington to remove steel and aluminum tariffs senior Canadian officials said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-nafta-canada/canada-buoyed-by-trade-deal-to-push-u-s-on-metal-tariffs-idUSKCN1MB3EO2018-10-02
Some U.S. Democratic lawmakers said on Thursday after a meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer that they could not support a NAFTA deal without Canada NegativeCITY Mexico on Friday said the U.S. Trump administration and Canada were making serious efforts to resolve trade policy differences after days of bickering raising hopes of saving the North American Free Trade Agreement as a trilateral pact http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-trade-nafta/well-know-in-48-hours-mexico-sees-new-hope-of-trilateral-nafta-idUSKCN1M81OE2018-09-29
Still U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told reporters he was aiming for a full free trade deal requiring approval by Congress under the fast trade negotiating authority law NegativeNEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Wednesday to start trade talks in an arrangement that for now protects Japanese automakers from further tariffs seen as a major threat to the exportdependent economy http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-trade-japan/japan-dodges-u-s-auto-tariffs-for-now-as-trump-and-abe-agree-on-trade-talks-idUSKCN1M62Q92018-09-27
TOKYO Japan and the United States have reached a broad understanding over how to promote bilateral trade and may announce specifics on Wednesday Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi was quoted as saying after meeting U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer PositiveTOKYO Japan and the United States have reached a broad understanding over how to promote bilateral trade and may announce specifics on Wednesday Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi was quoted as saying after meeting U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-trade-japan/japan-u-s-shared-broad-understanding-over-trade-japan-economy-minister-idUSKCN1M523M2018-09-26
Freeland speaking after a phone conversation with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said a date for the latest round had not yet been set NegativeOTTAWA Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Monday said she would return to Washington D.C. this week for fresh talks on NAFTA as time is running very short to meet a U.S. demand for a deal by October 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-trade-nafta-canada/canadas-freeland-heading-back-to-washington-this-week-for-nafta-talks-idUSKCN1LX28P2018-09-18
OTTAWA Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland will meet U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Washington on Tuesday for another round of talks to renew the NAFTA trade pact an official said on Monday as time runs short to seal a deal PositiveOTTAWA Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland will meet U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Washington on Tuesday for another round of talks to renew the NAFTA trade pact an official said on Monday as time runs short to seal a deal http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-trade-nafta-canada/canadas-freeland-to-hold-nafta-talks-on-tuesday-as-time-runs-short-idUSKCN1LQ2HX2018-09-11
We continue to work Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said after meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer NegativeCanada insisted there was still room to salvage the North American Free Trade Agreement after talks on Wednesday with the United States and said both sides would meet again later in the day after separate discussions on this mornings proposals http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-trade-nafta/nafta-talks-to-resume-in-afternoon-after-canada-cites-goodwill-idUSKCN1LL0CM2018-09-05
Negotiators were expected to work through the night ahead of more talks on Thursday morning between Canadas lead negotiator Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer NegativeWASHINGTON Talks between Canada and the United States are intensifying as the two countries push to hammer out a deal on a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement by a Friday deadline with both sides upbeat about the progress made so far http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-trade-nafta/as-clock-ticks-canada-and-u-s-seek-ways-to-salvage-nafta-idUSKCN1LF16R2018-08-30
These concessions are really going to be important for workers in Canada and the United she told reporters after meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer NegativeWASHINGTON Canadas top trade negotiator praised Mexicos trade concessions on autos and labor rights on Tuesday as she rejoined NAFTA talks while U.S. lawmakers warned that a bilateral U.S.Mexico trade deal would struggle to win approval in Congress http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-trade-nafta/canada-rejoins-nafta-talks-as-u-s-autos-tariff-details-emerge-idUSKCN1LD1T42018-08-29
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Monday that Mexico had agreed to eliminate the chapter 19 something that Canada has strongly resisted NegativeWASHINGTON Canadas top trade negotiator joins her Mexican and U.S. counterparts in Washington on Tuesday in a bid to remain part of a trilateral North American trade pact as U.S. officials expressed optimism a deal could be reached this week http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-trade-nafta/canada-rejoins-talks-to-stay-in-nafta-deal-possible-this-week-idUSKCN1LD1T42018-08-28
WASHINGTON The United States and Mexico have agreed to a 16year lifespan for the North American Free Trade agreement with a review every six years that can extend the pact for 16 years more U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Monday NegativeWASHINGTON The United States and Mexico have agreed to a 16year lifespan for the North American Free Trade agreement with a review every six years that can extend the pact for 16 years more U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-nafta-lighthizer/u-s-mexico-trade-deal-has-six-year-reviews-no-expiry-u-s-official-idUSKCN1LC1VZ2018-08-28
Jesus Seade who will serve as chief negotiator for Mexicos next government said the issue of auto sector rules was basically in discussions with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer NegativeLONDON European shares climbed on Monday after a marketfriendly speech by U.S. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell and signs of progress on a U.S.Mexico NAFTA trade deal which drove car stocks higher http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-stocks-boosted-by-nafta-deal-progress-feds-powell-idUSKCN1LC0LB2018-08-27
I would say that were practically in the final hours of this he told reporters as he arrived for talks at the offices of U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. and Mexican trade negotiators are away from squaring away bilateral differences on the North American Free Trade Agreement but work with Canada is likely to stretch into September a top Mexican official said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-trade-nafta-mexico/mexico-u-s-likely-hours-away-from-agreement-on-nafta-minister-idUSKCN1LB0J42018-08-26
But we have to make sure that the U.S.Mexico bilaterals he said on his way into a second day of meetings with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Washington NegativeWASHINGTON Mexicos economy minister on Thursday said the country needed to finish bilateral negotiations with the United States possibly this week or next before Canada rejoins talks over a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-trade-nafta/mexico-says-must-finish-nafta-talks-with-u-s-before-canada-rejoins-idUSKBN1KU1TU2018-08-09
Guajardo said he had and very talks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and President Donald Trumps soninlaw and senior adviser Jared Kushner NegativeWASHINGTON Mexico and the United States agreed on Thursday to step up talks on updating the NAFTA trade deal in hopes of reaching an agreement on major issues by August Mexican Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-nafta/mexico-u-s-agree-to-speed-nafta-talks-toward-august-deal-idUSKBN1KH02V2018-07-27
Seade and Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo will later this week travel to Washington to revive NAFTA talks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer NegativeMEXICO CITY The revamp of the North American Free Trade Agreement between the United States Mexico and Canada ought to be concluded in the next few months a top adviser in the incoming Mexican administration said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-trade-nafta-seade/mexico-trade-adviser-sees-nafta-deal-in-next-few-months-idUSKBN1KE1TR2018-07-24
5 billion worth of U.S. exports are illegal under WTO rules U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in a statement Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-wto/u-s-launches-five-wto-challenges-to-retaliatory-tariffs-idUSKBN1K62GT2018-07-17
Freeland said she had already spoken to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer six times this week and was prepared to meet at any time to tackle the issue Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-canada/canada-hits-back-at-u-s-on-tariffs-says-it-will-not-back-down-idUSKBN1JP2HB2018-06-29
WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer lashed out on Tuesday against retaliatory tariffs imposed by the European Union China and other World Trade Organization members saying that the United States would take all necessary to protect its interests Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-eu-tariffs/trump-trade-chief-vows-to-protect-u-s-interests-against-eu-tariffs-idUSKBN1JN03C2018-06-27
But it has provoked the more hawkish members of Trumps team including U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and trade and manufacturing adviser Peter Navarro author of the book Death by China Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-madeinchina2025-exclu/exclusive-facing-u-s-blowback-beijing-softens-made-in-china-2025-message-idUSKBN1JL12U2018-06-25
Freeland said she had discussed NAFTA with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer over the last few days Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-nafta-canada/canada-foreign-minister-deal-to-update-nafta-is-still-possible-idUSKBN1JF2LM2018-06-20
In a statement Trump said he had asked U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to identify the Chinese products to be subject to the new tariffs Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trade-china-trump/update-3-trump-threatens-china-with-new-tariffs-on-200-bln-in-goods-idUSL1N1TK1XD2018-06-19
The talks will be led by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Japan Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-trade-japan/japan-automaker-lobby-slams-u-s-tariff-threat-ahead-of-july-trade-talks-idUSKCN1J407C2018-06-08
Last week U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said the countries were nowhere near a deal Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-trade-nafta/u-s-s-mnuchin-significant-issues-remain-over-nafta-idUSKCN1IM1DI2018-05-21
MEXICO CITY Mexicos Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Friday that U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer was right that many issues must still be resolved in current trade negotiations but added they were not technically complicated Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-trade-nafta/mexico-says-many-nafta-issues-remaining-but-not-complex-ones-idUSKCN1IJ2OC2018-05-19
CHICAGO Cargill Inc is concerned the White Houses strategy to address unfair trade practices with China will not work and could lead to an escalating trade war according to prepared comments the global grain merchant sent to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-cargill/cargill-has-significant-concerns-over-u-s-china-trade-strategy-idUSKCN1IF3402018-05-15
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in a statement the United States would slap countermeasures on European goods unless the EU fell into line Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-usa-wto-aircraft/wto-rules-that-eu-failed-to-remove-all-airbus-subsidies-idUSKCN1IG2CR2018-05-15
Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Guajardo are in Washington pushing to hammer out an agreement on NAFTA after more than eight months of negotiations Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-trade-nafta/mexico-says-all-the-issues-are-on-the-table-in-nafta-talks-idUSKBN1IA2DE2018-05-09
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross who also are part of the U.S. delegation on Tuesday both downplayed expectations for a major deal Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-trade-meeting/chances-for-u-s-china-trade-breakthrough-seen-slim-in-beijing-talks-idUSKBN1I30BU2018-05-03
The U.S. Treasury Secretary will be joined on the highstakes trip by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer White House trade adviser Peter Navarro and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-treasury-chief-cautiously-optimistic-on-china-trade-talks-idUSKBN1I115Y2018-04-30
WASHINGTON Negotiators trying to hammer out a quick NAFTA deal said on Friday they will take a break until May 7 allowing time for consultations with the auto industry in Mexico and for U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to visit China Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-nafta/nafta-officials-put-top-level-talks-on-hold-until-may-7-to-consult-with-industry-idUSKBN1HY20B2018-04-28
Earlier in the day after a meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer Guajardo told It is going its going but not easy too many things too many issues to tackle Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-nafta/mexico-says-nafta-deal-reasonably-close-talks-not-easy-idUSKBN1HX2NJ2018-04-27
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer wants some kind of agreement in place before campaigning for a July 1 presidential election in Mexico gathers pace Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-nafta/nafta-officials-set-for-washington-meeting-to-push-for-progress-idUSKBN1HO2KY2018-04-17
Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts spoke to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-nafta-autos/mexico-awaits-details-of-plan-to-bring-auto-engines-to-u-s-officials-idUSKBN1HI0E32018-04-11
Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland will hold talks in Washington on Friday with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said a Canadian government source Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-trade-nafta/nafta-nations-moving-forward-in-significant-way-canadas-trudeau-idUSKCN1HC23H2018-04-06

























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Speaking of the meeting he will hold with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer who has criticized the WTO Azevedo said he would ask commitment willingness and flexibility from WashingtonNeutralRoberto Azevedo made the remarks here at a press conference about the WTO's 11th Ministerial Conference alongside Argentine Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136816856.htm2017-12-11
Speaking of the meeting he will hold with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer who has criticized the WTO Azevedo said he would ask commitment willingness and flexibility from Washington.NeutralRoberto Azevedo made the remarks here at a press conference about the WTO's 11th Ministerial Conference alongside Argentine Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136816856.htm2017-12-11