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    Trump Pivots From Free Trade Agreements; U.S. Business Left Behind

    U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer walks with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and Treasury … [+] Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Shanghai 2019. NG HAN GUAN/AFP via Getty Images The United States Trade Representative has just made a sharp reversal, declaring that the traditional model of trade liberalization—working with like-minded countries—was dead, and asserting countries instead should… More

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    Singapore’s 50 Richest: $37 Billion Added To Their Wealth Amid Pandemic

    Getty This story is part of Forbes’ coverage of Singapore’s Richest 2020. See our full coverage here. Pandemic-induced economic pains have pushed Singapore into recession. For the quarter ended in June, the trade-dependent country reported a year-on-year 13.2% drop in GDP, despite $68 billion in stimulus packages by the government to shore up the economy. The benchmark… More