Trade

China Entices Manufacturers To Stay With New Temporary Tax Breaks

In response to the U.S. corporate tax overhaul, China has temporarily waived income taxes for foreign manufacturers on profits those companies reinvest in their country.

CEOs Cross Borders to Support NAFTA after Promising Sugar Deal

Business leaders from the U.S., Canada and Mexico are upbeat after a potential war over sugar tariffs was averted.

Americans Like Free Trade, Poll Suggests, as NAFTA Talks Near

A convincing majority of Americans think offshore trade creates jobs, at least according to this Chamber of Commerce survey.

American Airlines Forges Chinese Partnership, as CEOs Advance Trade Ties

U.S. companies are still attempting to embrace the benefits of globalization, no matter what the political climate.

Trade as a Dirty Word: What CEOs Must Do to Defend Global Commerce

The very concept of "trade" took a beating in the American presidential campaign from across the political and ideological spectrums.

American CEOs Caught in Crossfire as Chinese President Warns on Trade

Chinese President Xi Jingping has warned that American businesses could be hurt if the country loses its status as the global champion of free trade.

CFOs Aren’t so Sure About the Strength of the Economy

Any CEOs hopeful that Donald Trump's election will herald a golden age of strong economic growth may want to have a chat with their CFO.

For China’s CEOs, American Protectionism Could be a Curse and a Blessing

Just like Donald Trump, Wanda Group owner and CEO Wang Jianlin made his fortune in the real estate and entertainment industries.

How International is the Mid-Market?

CEOs broadly are optimistic, although some are concerned about the impact of Brexit.

China Could Emerge as Free-Trade Kingmaker if U.S. Turns Inward

Pacific Rim leaders have vowed to press on with free-trade negotiations, though they could now have a greater focus on China, rather than the U.S, following Donald Trump's election as president.
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CEO Confidence Plunges In August Amid Growing Trade Worries And Slowdown Fears

CEO confidence in future business conditions fell 6% in August from July, according to Chief Executive’s most recent polling. At 6.2 out of 10 on our 1-10 scale, confidence is at its lowest level since October 2016.
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