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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Aug 10 2018

U.S.-Mexico NAFTA talks drag on as autos sticking points emerge

WASHINGTON Talks between the United States and Mexico over the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement were set to drag into next week, as auto industry officials said on Friday that new sticking points had emerged over President Donald Trump's threat to impose steep automotive tariffs.

Aug 10 2018

Japan, U.S. to meet again on trade in September: Japan economy minister

WASHINGTON Japan's Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Friday he had had productive trade talks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and that they planned to meet again in September.

Aug 10 2018

Japan holds out for multilateral trade approach with U.S. in new talks

WASHINGTON Top U.S. and Japanese trade officials said they better understood each other's positions after talks on Thursday, while Tokyo appeared to stick to its position of avoiding a bilateral free-trade agreement.

Aug 09 2018

Mexico says working hard with U.S. on new NAFTA auto rules

WASHINGTON Mexico's economy minister on Thursday said his team was working hard to strike a deal with the United States on new rules for the auto industry, which could pave the way for Canada to rejoin talks to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Aug 08 2018

China to slap additional tariffs on $16 billion of U.S. goods

BEIJING/WASHINGTON China is slapping additional tariffs of 25 percent on $16 billion worth of U.S. imports from fuel and steel products to autos and medical equipment, the Chinese commerce ministry said, as the world's largest economies escalated their trade dispute. | Video

Aug 08 2018

Mexico's economy minister says 'encouraged' to continue NAFTA talks

WASHINGTON Mexico is "encouraged" to keep working with the United States to update the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said after a two-hour meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Wednesday.

Aug 08 2018

China to slap additional tariffs on $16 billion of U.S. goods

BEIJING/WASHINGTON China is slapping additional tariffs of 25 percent on $16 billion (£12.4 billion) worth of U.S. imports from fuel and steel products to autos and medical equipment, the Chinese commerce ministry said, as the world's largest economies escalated their trade dispute.

Aug 08 2018

Mexico's economy minister says 'encouraged' to continue NAFTA talks

WASHINGTON Mexico is "encouraged" to keep working with the United States to update the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said after a two-hour meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Wednesday.

Aug 08 2018

U.S. finalizes next China tariff list targeting $16 billion in imports

WASHINGTON The United States will begin collecting 25 percent tariffs on another $16 billion in Chinese goods on Aug. 23, the U.S. Trade Representative's office said on Tuesday as it published a final tariff list targeting 279 imported product lines. | Video

Aug 03 2018

USTR reviewing Turkey's trade preferences after tariff retaliation

WASHINGTON The Trump administration on Friday launched a review of Turkey's duty-free access to U.S. markets under the Generalized System of Preferences after Ankara imposed retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods in response to American steel and aluminium tariffs.

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