Economic-Indicators

Trump Saves NAFTA for Now, U.S. Borderland Cheers

U.S. business developers operating near El Paso, Texas and southern New Mexico said they were relieved to hear President Trump agreed this week to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with the leaders of Mexico and Canada, rather than scrapping it, as originally planned.

Malaysia's leader: ASEAN seen growing to 4th-largest economy

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says Southeast Asia's 10-member grouping could comprise the world's fourth-largest economy by 2030, but countries must work to ensure integration, bring down rising tariff barriers and expand e-commerce to benefit small enterprises that form the region's economic backbone.