Is criticizing a company like BMW the first step towards criticizing Germany? One aspect is Germany’s high trade surplus. Is one country enriching itself at the expense of others?
The US announced it will work to shrink trade deficits with Canada and Mexico in talks to renegotiate the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). President Donald Trump has called the current deal a "disaster."
President-elect Donald Trump has appointed China critic Peter Navarro as head of the new White House National Trade Council. In a DW interview, expert Heribert Dieter talks about the ongoing US-China trade dispute.
Donald Trump has been making a show of irritation with Germany's trade surplus with the US. But Ulrich Kater, chief economist of DekaBank, says US policies drive Germany's surplus.
Donald Trump ran for President pledging to narrow US trade deficits. But a strong dollar is working against him - it makes US exports less price-competitive globally, and foreign goods cheaper in the US.
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