Mexico Replaces China as Top U.S. Trading Partner

Senior economist Luis Torres of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas noted on Tuesday that Mexico has replaced China as the top U.S. trading partner, racking up $263 billion in trade during the first four months of 2023. China had been the top American trading partner since 2014, when it displaced Canada.

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - JANUARY 09: U.S. President Joe Biden and President of Mexico Andres

China Hosts WEF Bigwigs for ‘Summer Davos’

The World Economic Forum (WEF) convened the 14th Annual Meeting of the New Champions (AMNC) in Tianjin, China on Tuesday. The AMNC is billed as the “Summer Davos Forum,” a nod to the main WEF conclave held each January in Davos, Switzerland.

The Tianjin Radio and Television Tower is illuminated to celebrate the upcoming 14th Annua

Rep. Chris Smith Plans Congressional Hearing on W.H.O. Pandemic Accord Talks

Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) announced on Monday that he will chair a Congressional hearing in the near future on negotiations at the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) to adopt a “pandemic accord,” an international legal document that could bind American public health efforts beholden to the United Nations, potentially eroding sovereignty.

UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 19: Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., prepares for a news conference at t