Tradelines News

Get the latest news and updates on cross-border customs and international trade.

Trump to Take His Confrontation With China to Summit of the Americas

Posted April 06, 2018

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Santiago Times)

United States President Donald Trump, engaged in an escalating confrontation with Beijing over trade, will urge Latin American leaders next week to work with the United States – not China – on trade, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday.

Trump’s trip to Lima, Peru, for the Summit of the Americas has been prefaced by aggressive moves on trade and immigration.

In a telephone briefing with reporters in advance of the trip the a U.S. official said that China’s trade policies had “not been productive for the hemisphere and that the United States should remain the partner of choice” for Latin American countries. Click here to read more.