A man stands between trucks waiting in a long queue at border customs control to cross into the US at the Otay border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico. File photo: Reuters

What’s the hold-up with USMCA? Trump and Pelosi blame each other for delay in finalising Nafta replacement

  • Trump’s administration has been pushing for the congressional passage of USMCA, which would replace Nafta
  • Trump has repeatedly accused Democrats of stalling a vote on the accord to avoid granting him a political win
Topic |   Trade

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A man stands between trucks waiting in a long queue at border customs control to cross into the US at the Otay border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico. File photo: Reuters
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US President Donald Trump is facing numerous challenges, including public impeachment hearings, which began on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters

Impeachment threat against Donald Trump puts grand trade deal with China at risk, US experts say

  • Despite US president’s vow to raise tariffs even further, his hardline stance appears to be softening amid domestic turmoil
  • Pain from the trade war is increasingly hitting Trump’s base, notably the farmers and factory workers he promised to help
Topic |   Donald Trump impeachment inquiry

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US President Donald Trump is facing numerous challenges, including public impeachment hearings, which began on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
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