United States International Relations

BEIJING — United States officials said on Friday that they had made “progress” during a week of trade talks with their Chinese counterparts, but big sticking points remain and the two sides plan to continue negotiations next week in Washington to try to end the trade war. The United States and China are trying to…
Blocking only Huawei, according to government officials, would simply result in capital, personnel and know-how shifting to another Chinese company. In commercial terms, the effect of the executive order on Huawei and ZTE is likely to be small. Large American cellular operators, such as AT&T and Verizon, have been effectively banned from buying from the…
WASHINGTON — President Trump lauded his new trade agreement with Canada and Mexico in his State of the Union address on Tuesday and urged Congress to pass the revised pact. The deal, he argued, will help American farmers and workers and ensure “that more cars are proudly stamped with the four beautiful words: Made in…
Mr. Wilkinson has reason for enthusiasm, given the giant new investments that Exxon Mobil, Chevron, BP and Shell have begun to make here despite all the price uncertainty. With a major acquisition in New Mexico last year, Exxon Mobil became the most active driller in the basin, and projects that it will increase production fivefold…