US, China, EU, others fail to reach environmental goods deal

Forty-six countries including the U.S., China and European Union nations failed Sunday to agree on a list of "environmental goods" like solar-powered air conditioners or LED light bulbs that could see lower tariffs.

US moves to push global trade deal on green goods

The United States said Friday it was planning to begin negotiations with other leading trading countries for a deal to cut tariffs for green goods like solar panels.

'Green' products trade gains momentum in APEC

A push to boost Asia Pacific trade in environmentally friendly goods gained momentum Thursday as officials agreed to cut tariffs on bamboo floor panels, solar batteries and dozens of other "green" products.

Asia-Pacific leaders to cut taxes on green goods

Asia-Pacific leaders representing more than half of the global economy committed Sunday to cutting tariffs on environmental goods to no more than five percent and reducing energy intensity.

Under US, Asia-Pacific to focus on green trade

The United States, taking the helm of the APEC forum, hopes to spur green growth in the Asia-Pacific region by knocking down trade barriers on environmental goods, a senior official has said.