Chinese President Xi Jinping warns that populist approaches can lead to war and poverty.


If the U.S. doesn’t set the rules of the road in the global economy, China will, Ambassador Michael Froman tells CNBC.


Politicians have been bought off by big corporations, demonstrators said in Berlin, and that’s why they push so hard for free trade agreements.


Business at the nation’s leading container ports is picking up, perhaps a sign the general economy may be in better shape than some suggest.


China export Gordon Chang tells CNBC tariffs on Chinese exports to the U.S. might have to be on the table.

Pacific Rim trade agreement

A deal on the controversial free-trade pact has been reached. Michelle Caruso-Cabrera explains what the deal might mean for the U.S. economy.

Obama and Nike team up on trade

President Obama made his pitch for a global trade deal at Nike’s headquarters.