When US President Donald Trump pulled out of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, the eleven remaining nations amended it so it could take effect without Washington's participation. But how far can free trade go without the world's top economy?
China's yuan has slumped to an 11-year low, prompting US President Donald Trump to accuse Beijing of "currency manipulation." The dive has also shaken other currencies in the region.
Seventy-five years ago, the Bretton Woods conference laid the foundations for much of today's global economic order. But the system is facing a serious threat from growing nationalism and protectionism worldwide.
The European Union has signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam. With concerns from some lawmakers about the country's human rights record, the agreement needs approval from the European Parliament.
The EU and four South American countries have signed a milestone trade agreement. It's a clear signal to the US president about the importance of free trade, writes DW's Bernd Riegert.
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