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China To Suspend Tariff Hikes On U.S. Soybeans and Pork Amid Trade War

(BEIJING) — China will lift punitive tariffs imposed on U.S. soybeans and pork in a trade war with Washington, a state news agency said Friday, adding to conciliatory gestures by the two sides a...

China To Suspend Tariff Hikes On U.S. Soybeans and Pork Amid Trade War

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Business groups slam China tariff hikes and call for end to trade war escalation The business community slammed the White House's announcement Friday that it was hiking tariffs on Chinese goods. Trade associations said the continuing escalation of the U.S.-China trade war was benefiting no one....
03:39 2019-08-24

China to Exempt U.S. Soybeans, Pork From Punitive Tariffs China’s move to exempt certain agricultural products from retaliatory tariffs appears aimed at addressing one of President Trump’s most pressing demands during the protracted trade war....
20:52 2019-09-13

China To Exempt Soybeans, Pork From Added Tariffs On US: Report China said Friday that some high-profile US agricultural products including pork and soybeans will be exempt from added tariffs, ahead of trade talks between Beijing and Washington scheduled for......
01:39 2019-09-14

China to suspend pork imports from Canadian company Frigo Royal China will block pork imports from Canada's Frigo Royal Inc after a batch of the Canadian firm's pork was found to contain the banned feed additive ractopamine, the customs agency said in a statement on its Wechat account on Tuesday....
15:52 2019-06-18

China to suspend pork imports from third Canadian firm as dispute with Ottawa deepens China will block pork imports from a third Canadian firm after a shipment was found to contain the banned feed additive ractopamine, the customs agency said on Tuesday, deepening a trade and diplomatic dispute with Canada....
17:52 2019-06-18

Latest US, Chinese tariff hikes take effect in trade war WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China went ahead with their latest tariff increases on each other’s goods Sunday, potentially raising prices Americans pay for some clothes, shoes, sporting goods and other consumer items in advance of the holiday shopping season. Full Coverage: Global trade ...
11:39 2019-09-02

UPDATE 5-China to suspend pork imports from third Canadian firm as dispute with Ottawa deepens China will block pork imports from a third Canadian firm after a shipment was found to contain the banned feed additive ractopamine, the customs agency said on Tuesday, deepening a trade and diplomatic dispute with Canada....
18:52 2019-06-18

U.S. and China will meet in September, Trump says, but tariff hikes remain Trade teams from China and the United States continue to talk and will meet in September, but tariff increases on Chinese goods set to go in place on Sunday will not be delayed, President Donald Trump said on Friday....
08:39 2019-08-31

WRAPUP 2-U.S. and China will meet in September, Trump says, but tariff hikes remain Trade teams from China and the United States continue to talk and will meet in September, but tariff increases on Chinese goods set to go in place on Sunday will not be delayed, President Donald Trump said on Friday....
04:13 2019-08-31

Trump delays tariff hikes by two weeks in 'good will' gesture to China President Donald Trump tweeted he will be delaying the increased tariffs on $250 billion in Chinese goods to Oct. 15 from Oct. 1 as a "gesture of good will" to China....
03:13 2019-09-12

Retailers resist price hikes but we can't eat all China tariff costs, says housewares firm founder Resistance to price hikes creates a "stressful situation" for businesses that cannot afford to absorb the cost of tariffs on Chinese imports, Casabella's Bruce Kaminstein says....
05:13 2019-09-04

China will stop buying American soybeans as trade talks stall China will stop buying American soybeans as the trade war between the world’s two largest economies escalates — potentially dealing another blow to beleaguered US farmers. China, the world’s largest importer of soybeans, had been buying limited US crops as a goodwill gesture as trade negotiations co...
20:00 2019-05-30

Global pork prices rise amid China’s pig disease outbreak BEIJING — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a deadly swine disease that has sent shockwaves through global meat markets. China produces and consumes two-thirds of the world’s pork, but output...
14:39 2019-05-21

China's first-half pork output falls amid disease outbreak China's pork output fell by less than expected in the first half as the country tackles a devastating disease outbreak, although official data showed conflicting figures on the size of the decline in the hog herd....
07:13 2019-07-15

Day After US Hikes Tariffs, China Lodges Trade Complaint With WTO China said Monday it had lodged a complaint against the United States with the World Trade Organization (WTO), one day after new tariffs imposed by Washington on billions of dollars worth of Chinese......
19:52 2019-09-02

China's pork prices surge 47% in August amid swine fever outbreak Pork prices in China soared 46.7% year-on-year in August, as the pork shortage in the country worsened on the protracted swine fever outbreak which has killed millions of hogs....
07:39 2019-09-10

Amid swine fever outbreak, China's pork output in the first half of 2019 falls China produced 24.7 million tonnes of pork in the first six months of 2019, down 5.5% from a year earlier, amid a severe epidemic of African swine fever....
09:13 2019-07-15

Trade war with U.S. won't affect China's pork supply: Chinese ministry China said its trade dispute with the United States would not affect the Asian nation's pork supply, state-television reported on Friday, citing an official at the agriculture ministry....
16:39 2019-08-30

China Drops Some U.S. Pork and Soybean Tariffs as Trade Tensions Ease Details were scant, but the move could help ease Chinese food prices and comes as trade talks between the two countries are set to resume next month....
12:00 2019-09-13

Trade Tensions Ease as China Drops Some Pork and Soybean Tariffs Details were scant, but the move could help ease Chinese food prices and comes as trade talks between the two countries are set to resume next month....
20:52 2019-09-13

China’s US imports plunge 31% from last year amid tariff war BEIJING — China’s imports from the United States plunged in June amid a tariff war with Washington while exports to the U.S. market weakened. Imports of U.S. goods fell 31.4% from a year earlier to $9.4 billion, while exports to the American market declined 7.8% to $39.3 billion, customs data ...
12:52 2019-07-12

China’s economic growth cools further amid ongoing tariff war with U.S. Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed last month to resume negotiations. But economists warn the truce is fragile because the two sides face the same array of disagreements that caused talks to break down in May....
10:26 2019-07-15

Amid Tariff War, China No Longer US' Top Trading Partner. Slips To Third As a result of their ongoing trade war, China is no longer the top trading partner of the United States and has been replaced by America's neighbours Mexico and Canada, according to a media report....
07:52 2019-08-03

Amid Trump’s tariff war, Americans give free trade high marks: poll Nearly two-thirds of Americans, or 64 percent — a new high — back free trade because they believe it's good for the economy and say the country can't avoid continued globalization, according to the poll by NBC News and The Wall Street Journal....
00:26 2019-08-19

How tariff hikes are squeezing the U.S. furniture business After President Donald Trump announced higher tariffs on Chinese imports earlier this month, Francis O'Brien slapped a new 4% fee on every item of furniture he sells....
13:13 2019-05-31

Stocks surge as Christmas spared tariff price hikes President Trump once boasted he was “tariff man” — but now wants to play Santa Claus. Christmas came early this year when Trump administration trade officials said they would delay imposing tariffs on a series of popular consumer goods — just in time for the holidays. Costly tariffs that were to be ...
10:39 2019-08-14

Trump defends tariff strategy as China says it's 'not afraid of a trade war' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
19:13 2019-06-11

Trump defends tariff strategy, China says 'not afraid' of trade war U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
21:52 2019-06-11

Asia stocks set to trade lower amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if needed....
02:00 2019-07-17

China’s Trade With U.S. Falls as Tariff War Continues to Threaten Global Economy (BEIJING) — China’s trade with the United States is falling as the two sides prepare for negotiations with no signs of progress toward ending a tariff war that threatens global economic growth. Imports of American goods tumbled 22% in August from a year earlier to $10.3 billion, customs ...
20:26 2019-09-08

Trump delays China tariff increase as trade talks approach Negotiators are due to meet in Washington in coming weeks to push forward talks to end the trade war, which has rattled automakers and raised fears of a prolonged standoff between the two economic giants....
15:52 2019-09-12

UPDATE 3-Trump defends tariff strategy as China says it's 'not afraid of a trade war' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
17:39 2019-06-11

US and China agree to continue tariff talks. Here's a timeline of how the trade war started Trump's face-to-face meeting with Xi at the G-20 summit in Japan is just the latest step in a U.S.-China trade war with huge global implications....
07:39 2019-06-29

Under tariff threat, Mexico less attractive to companies avoiding China trade war A flood of companies eyeing Mexico as a safe haven from the U.S. trade war with China risks evaporating after President Donald Trump last week threatened to unleash tariffs on Mexico too....
00:00 2019-06-08

JP Morgan: The US-China tariff battle is just the start of a global trade reordering "I think we have to recognize as equity investors, in particular, this is now the new normal," said James Sullivan, head of Asia ex-Japan equity research at J.P. Morgan....
18:13 2019-05-21

UPDATE 4-Trump defends tariff strategy, China says 'not afraid' of trade war U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
23:39 2019-06-11

"Big Move": Trump Praises China Tariff Exemptions As Trade Talks Approach US President Donald Trump on Wednesday welcomed an apparent olive branch from Beijing in the grinding trade war between the two nations, which came weeks before negotiations are due to resume....
03:13 2019-09-12

China adds US agricultural products to tariff exemptions ahead of trade talks China plans to exclude American farm goods including soybeans from tariffs, the latest move to ease trade tensions before the two countries restart trade talks next month....
19:13 2019-09-13

Trump says Canada, Mexico behind trade deal; China tariff deadline is open President Trump said he hoped Congress would quickly move to act on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal, or USMCA. Canada said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to meet with Trump on June 20....
21:26 2019-06-13

Trump's Mexico tariff threat worries US farmers already pummeled by China trade war President Donald Trump's threatened 5% tariff on all Mexican imports could hit American farmers especially hard if Mexico retaliates with punitive duties on U.S. agricultural products....
22:52 2019-06-05

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed as Trump makes China tariff threat Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Tuesday morning. Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Chinese goods should Chinese President Xi Jinping fail to attend the G-20 meeting....
02:26 2019-06-11

'The longer the trade war goes on, the weaker China gets': Trump doubles down on tariff threats despite recession concerns NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump has appeared increasingly comfortable with prolonged trade tensions. He has maintained a defiant stance even after a key indicator warned this week that the US economy could be headed for a potential recession. If the trade war isn't defused...
21:26 2019-08-16

Maryland Gov. urges caution on China trade war messaging after Trump's tariff tweet rocks market Maryland Governor Larry Hogan urged caution in how the Trump administration communicates about the trade war with China following Trump's tweet threatening new tariffs on Chinese goods....
02:13 2019-08-02

Global markets plunge, then partly recover, as tariff threats reignite fears of U.S.-China trade war The stock skid came despite a good jobs report Friday and a quarter-point rate cut by the Federal Reserve on Wednesday. But Trump’s Thursday afternoon tweets threatening more tariffs on China dampened the feel-good vibe....
23:13 2019-08-02

Don’t Blame China’s Tariffs for Soybeans’ 2018 Slump From spring 2018 to late September, soybean prices plunged 20% to end at their lowest level in a decade. Mainstream experts were united: The catalyst was China's 25% import tax on U.S. soybeans. Our story sows a very different seed....
21:00 2019-05-21

China buys U.S. soybeans after declaring ban on American farm goods China snapped up a small volume of U.S. soybeans last week after pledging to halt purchases of American farm products due to the escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing, U.S. Department of Agriculture data showed on Thursday....
19:13 2019-08-22

Tariffs pause China's purchases of American soybeans, report says Tariffs have prompted China to halt its new purchases of soybeans from the U.S., according to a Bloomberg report.        ...
00:00 2019-05-31

GRAINS-Soybeans rebound from 3-week low, fresh round of China tariffs cap gains U.S. soybean futures rebounded on Monday after hitting a nearly three-week low earlier in the session, though gains were limited as Beijing and Washington engaged in a rapid-fire tariff escalation over the weekend. FUNDAMENTALS * The most active soybean futures on the Chicago...
05:26 2019-08-26

Amid trade war, China’s Xi talks up economy BEIJING (AP) — Amid the trade war with the United States, Chinese President Xi Jinping is expressing confidence in the resilience of the Chinese economy. In an interview with Russian media published Wednesday, said strong consumer demand is helping drive growth. He said first quarter GDP growth of 6...
10:39 2019-06-05

China's exports to US fall amid trade war China's exports to the US were down year-on-year in August. The dive follows July's surprise growth and comes amid a high-pressure campaign by Washington to coerce Beijing into signing a new trade deal....
12:00 2019-09-08

China's yuan slips to 11-year low amid trade war China's yuan has slumped to an 11-year low, prompting US President Donald Trump to accuse Beijing of "currency manipulation." The dive has also shaken other currencies in the region....
05:52 2019-08-06

China is lowering tariffs on other countries amid trade war with the US As Beijing has raised duties in response to the Trump administration's tariff announcements, it lowered trade barriers for exporters around the world....
23:52 2019-06-19

China's GDP growth slumps to 27-year low amid trade war with US China's second-quarter growth has slowed to 6.2%, its weakest rate in almost three decades. The figure reflects trade pressure from the US and weakening global demand....
10:00 2019-07-15

Pew survey: 60% in US hold dim view of China amid trade war Rising tensions over trade have dimmed Americans' opinions of China. A new Pew Research Center poll finds that 60% say they have an unfavorable view.       ...
22:00 2019-08-13

Oil prices steady amid US-China trade dispute Oil prices steadied on Wednesday after falling at the start of the session, with the potential for damage to the global economy and fuel demand from the intensifying China-U.S. trade dispute continuing to cast a shadow over the market....
06:52 2019-08-07

China Rejects U.S. Warship’s Visit Amid Trade War Tensions The denial of a port visit to Qingdao came in the same month that two U.S. ships were denied permission to dock in Hong Kong, according to the United States....
14:52 2019-08-28

Asia stocks slip amid US-China trade uncertainty Asia markets pared earlier losses but still saw declines on Tuesday as the U.S.-China trade war intensified, after Beijing confirmed it is suspending agricultural product purchases in response to new American tariffs....
10:39 2019-08-06

Tesla plans to raise prices in China amid trade war US electric vehicle maker Tesla will raise prices in China on Friday, earlier than planned, and is considering increasing prices again in December should Chinese tariffs on US-made cars take effect, people familiar with the matter said. The people declined to be identified as the plan has not been m...
19:52 2019-08-26

President Trump Says U.S. Is ‘Doing Very Well With China’ Amid Continuing Trade Talks President Donald Trump said the U.S. is “doing very well with China, and talking!” in a Twitter message sent hours after his top economic adviser laid out a potential timeline for the resumption of substantive trade talks with Beijing. We are doing very well with China, and talking! &...
23:13 2019-08-19

SAP chief says German headquarters an advantage amid U.S.-China trade war German business software company SAP SE has an edge over its U.S. rivals because it faces potentially fewer restrictions on doing business with China, Chief Executive Bill McDermott said in an interview....
06:00 2019-09-10

"China's Greenhouse Targets At Risk Amid Trade War With US": Top Official China's greenhouse gas emission targets are at risk as a result of the trade war with the United States, which has put Beijing's coal-reliant economy under heavy pressure, a senior climate official......
16:13 2019-08-30

Asia markets slip amid US-China trade jitters Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Wednesday that a trip to Beijing to resume trade negotiations has not been scheduled yet, reducing hopes of a speedy resolution to the U.S.-China trade war....
04:39 2019-05-23

Trump reveals $16B farm aid package amid trade war with China WASHINGTON — President Trump announced $16 billion in fresh aid to help farmers and ranchers who have been hurt by his year-long trade war with China. “We will ensure that the farmers will get the relief that they need and very, very quickly. It’s a good time to be a farmer, we’re gonna make s...
08:39 2019-05-24

Trump increases tariffs on China amid escalating trade war President Trump retaliated against China’s new tariffs Friday afternoon, declaring that he would increase existing and future levies on Chinese goods. “Starting on October 1st, the 250 BILLION DOLLARS of goods and products from China, currently being taxed at 25%, will be taxed at 30%,” he tweeted. ...
00:26 2019-08-24

Trump Gives Farmers $16 Billion in Aid Amid Prolonged China Trade War The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers on Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China....
20:00 2019-05-23

US Warship Sails In South China Sea Amid Trade Tensions A US Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Wednesday, the US military said, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between the world's two......
17:39 2019-08-28

U.S. and China Resume Trade Talks Amid Dim Prospects for Deal American officials are playing down the likelihood of an agreement as they restart negotiations with their Chinese counterparts in Shanghai this week....
18:26 2019-07-31

U.S. business group says retaliation rising in China amid trade war A top U.S. business lobby in China said on Wednesday that nearly half of its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China as a result of the increasingly bitter trade war between Beijing and Washington....
05:26 2019-05-22

China's Yuan Hits 11-Year Low Amid Trade Tensions The plunge past 7.0 prompted Washington to officially brand Beijing a "currency manipulator". China's central bank has "resolutely opposed" the label....
07:26 2019-08-26

Global Stocks Uneven Amid U.S.-China Trade War Tensions Asian markets ended lower, but shares on Wall Street and in European markets rose after President Trump and Beijing officials publicly discussed potentially restarting stalled talks....
21:52 2019-08-26

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St steadies amid U.S.-China trade jitters U.S. stocks showed signs of stabilizing on Thursday, but gains were kept in check by conflicting comments on trade talks from President Donald Trump and Beijing that reinforced concerns about a potentially lengthy battle harming global growth....
23:01 2019-05-30

Global markets rattled amid standoffs over Brexit and U.S.-China trade war The latest rounds of tariffs took hold over the weekend as investors are still smarting from a particularly volatile August, and there has been no word on when U.S.-China talks will resume....
02:00 2019-09-04

U.S. warship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of rising tensions between the world's two largest economies....
18:00 2019-08-28

China may restrict access to tech amid spiraling trade dispute with U.S. China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute....
01:39 2019-06-10

US is preparing big weapons sale to Taiwan in a challenge to China amid trade war The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion dollars worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war between the world's two biggest economies escalates....
23:26 2019-06-05

China's Growth Struggles Mount Amid Prolonged Trade Battle China reported a raft of weak economic data, adding to evidence that the world’s second-largest economy is slowing further as it remains locked in a trade war with the U.S....
15:52 2019-08-14

One of the world's biggest investors warns of low returns amid US-China trade war GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, says it's investing in countries such as Vietnam to cushion the impact from heightened political uncertainty....
06:39 2019-07-03

Oil falls 1% amid U.S.-China trade dispute, uncertainty on supply cuts Oil prices fell more than 1% on Monday as U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude and as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal....
02:13 2019-06-11

China aims to rev up shale gas drive, wean itself off imports amid U.S. trade row China aims to slash its growing dependence on gas imports by boosting domestic projects like shale fields as the security of its energy supply comes under the spotlight amid a festering trade war with the United States....
17:00 2019-09-02

US Says To Take Action To Ensure Rare Earths Supply Amid China Trade War The United States says it will take "unprecedented actions" to ensure the supply of strategic elements and rare earths, as China mulls possible export controls for materials that are critical to......
09:13 2019-06-05

China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions China is making preferential tax treatment available to more chip design and software firms, in an effort to support domestic industries amid escalating trade tensions with the United States....
13:13 2019-05-22

Goldman downgrades Caterpillar, citing weakness in China business amid trade war Goldman Sachs downgraded Caterpillar and said it saw production cuts in the North America and China construction equipment markets due to the ongoing U.S.-China trade....
15:00 2019-08-08

U.S. Treasury Department Labels China a Currency Manipulator Amid Trade War Escalation WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department labeled China a currency manipulator Monday after Beijing pushed down the value of its yuan in a dramatic escalation of the trade conflict between the world’s two biggest economies. The decision, which came hours after President Donald Trump accu...
02:00 2019-08-06

Asia stocks rise amid positive signals from Beijing on US-China trade Stocks in Asia traded higher on Friday following hints from Beijing that it will not retaliate against the latest round of tariffs from Washington for now, amid the ongoing U.S.-China trade war....
03:52 2019-08-30

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, US-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for conflict between the U.S. and Iran in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
10:39 2019-06-19

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for conflict between the U.S. and Iran in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
05:52 2019-06-19

Wall Street inches higher amid ‘no news’ on China trade spat In a topsy-turvy market, no news is good news. Wall Street climbed Wednesday as traders tiptoed back into stocks — with market strategists citing a lack of negative headlines about the US-China trade spat. The Dow Jones Industrial Average popped 258.20 points — closing up 1% at 26,036.10 while the S...
01:13 2019-08-29

Oil dips in volatile trade amid uncertainty on supply cuts, U.S.-China tariffs Oil prices edged lower on Monday in volatile trading as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal and U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude....
20:00 2019-06-10

METALS-Copper falls amid lack of progress on U.S.-China trade talks Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange fell on Tuesday, on track for a third straight decline, amid a lack of news on steps to settle a prolonged trade dispute between the United States and China....
09:00 2019-07-09

A Hong Kong-based garment maker says it's doing more than moving out of China amid the trade war It's crucial for businesses to be flexible and to hedge one's bets amid the protracted and unpredictable trade war, according to a Hong Kong-based garment maker....
12:52 2019-09-02

China's central bank is poised to cut interest rates amid trade war, economist says The People's Bank of China is expected lower rates twice later in 2019 and once in 2020 amid the country's trade fight with the U.S., said a Bank of America Merrill Lynch economist on Wednesday....
07:26 2019-06-05

China's yuan sinks amid fears Beijing may give up on US trade talks Leadership could be ‘weaponising’ its currency, says one analyst, as Asia stock markets sink to six-month lowThe simmering trade tensions between the United States and China have threatened to spark a full-blown currency war after Beijing allowed the yuan to drop below a level it had previously defe...
08:52 2019-08-05

Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, extending sharp gains from the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on continued tensions in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
05:52 2019-06-19

Global markets rattled amid Brexit, U.S.-China trade war standoffs; Dow falls nearly 300 points The volatility comes as investors are still smarting from a particularly volatile August, and there has been no word on when U.S.-China talks will resume....
02:00 2019-09-04

Amid trade war, Trump drops pretense of friendship with China’s Xi Jinping, calls him an ‘enemy’ The president’s personal attack could signal a deeper shift in his administration’s increasingly confrontational strategy with Beijing, analysts said....
22:00 2019-08-23

Wall Street banks are bailing on troubled American farmers amid US-China trade war In the wake of the US housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mortgage sector....
03:13 2019-07-12

White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions The move would require telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson to move production out of China to keep serving the U.S.       ...
04:52 2019-06-24

Top US port for China ocean trade reports decline in June imports amid dispute The Los Angeles and Long Beach port complex, the nation's busiest and the No. 1 for ocean trade with China, handled 5.1% fewer inbound containers of cargo in June, as the trade standoff between Washington and Beijing disrupts global supply chains....
01:13 2019-07-12

U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 billion outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended Wednesday, according to data released by......
15:00 2019-05-21

German recession fears weigh on stock markets amid U.S.-China trade tensions The markets have been in a spin cycle since President Donald Trump announced on Aug. 1 that he would impose 10% tariffs on about $300 billion in Chinese imports....
18:39 2019-08-14

China Cracks Down on Canadian Pork Canada said China has banned imports from a Canadian pork company, weeks after Canadian officials warned the meat industry of heightened Chinese scrutiny of its products....
19:13 2019-06-18

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U.S. interests, writes Mukesh Aghi, president and CEO of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum....
20:52 2019-06-28

Exclusive: Pentagon races to track U.S. rare earths output amid China trade dispute The Pentagon is rapidly assessing the United States' rare earths capability in a race to secure stable supply of the specialized material amid the country's trade conflict with China, which controls the rare earths industry, according to a government document seen by Reuters....
19:39 2019-07-12

Exclusive: Foxconn eyes sale of $8.8 billion China plant amid trade war woes - sources Taiwan's Foxconn is exploring the sale of its new $8.8 billion display panel factory in China, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as demand for the product wanes amid an intensifying U.S.-China trade war....
08:13 2019-08-02

Netherlands, Switzerland suspend UNRWA funds amid scandal The Netherlands and Switzerland have suspended funding to the United Nations aid agency for Palestinian refugees days after an ethics report alleged widespread mismanagement and misconduct....
07:26 2019-08-01

China says pork supply will be enough for upcoming holidays China, the world's top pork consumer, will secure sufficient supplies of the meat for upcoming holidays, including the Lunar New Year in late January, said an official on Wednesday, as concerns grow over a looming shortage and soaring prices....
18:52 2019-09-11

‘Search For & Refuse All Deliveries.’ Amid Trade War, Trump Urges USPS Crackdown on Fentanyl Trafficking From China With tensions over trade with China escalating, President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is “ordering” the U.S. postal service and express shipping companies to “SEARCH FOR & REFUSE all deliveries of fentanyl,” a deadly synthetic opioid. American officials have long blam...
07:13 2019-08-24

Foreign ministers of China, Japan, South Korea to hold talks amid trade, history tensions Top diplomats of South Korea and Japan plan to meet their Chinese counterpart in Beijing next week amid a flare-up in tension over trade and history, Seoul's foreign ministry said on Friday....
12:39 2019-08-16

China threatens ‘countermeasures’ if Trump hikes tariffs BEIJING — China’s government has threatened unspecified “necessary countermeasures” if President Trump’s planned tariff hike goes ahead. The Commerce Ministry said Trump’s announcement is a violation of his agreement with President Xi Jinping in June to revive negotiati...
17:26 2019-08-02

Tesla hikes prices for Model 3, other cars in China Tesla had raised prices for some vehicles in China as the yuan trades at its weakest levels in more than a decade. The starting price for the Model X SUV is now 809,900 yuan ($113,252), versus 790,900 yuan ($110,595) previously, according to Tesla’s China website on Friday. Its long-range dual-motor...
15:52 2019-08-30

Locked out of China, U.S. pork producers sniff out new buyers U.S. hog farmers lost hundreds of millions of dollars in export sales to China and Mexico after President Donald Trump launched his trade wars last year....
11:26 2019-07-02

China suspends imports from Canadian pork company BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say the country will halt imports from a Canadian pork company after food safety issues were detected in one batch. The Xinhua news agency reported Tuesday that customs authorities in the eastern city of Nanjing found traces of ractopamine, a feed additive banned i...
14:26 2019-06-18

Canada, U.S. reach deal to continue pork trade if swine fever is detected In the event of an outbreak, the agreement allows the countries to continue trade in various pork products — including meat, live animals and byproducts — within zones that are free of the disease....
02:52 2019-05-24

China Threatens "Countermeasures" If Donald Trump Hikes Tariffs China warned Friday it will take "countermeasures" if the United States follows through on its threat to impose tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese goods in an escalation of their trade war....
17:52 2019-08-02

China Keeps Penalties on U.S. Pork and Soy While Exempting 16 Products From Additional Tariffs (BEIJING) — China announced Wednesday it will exempt American industrial grease and some other imports from tariff hikes in a trade war with Washington but kept in place higher duties on soybeans and other major U.S. exports ahead of negotiations next month. The move adds to suggestions both g...
10:26 2019-09-11

INSIGHT-Locked out of China, U.S. pork producers sniff out new buyers U.S. hog farmers lost hundreds of millions of dollars in export sales to China and Mexico after President Donald Trump launched his trade wars last year....
11:00 2019-07-02

Farmers react cautiously to China excluding soy, pork from new tariffs Soy and pork prices jumped Friday after China announced it would exclude those commodities from its latest round of tariff escalations, but farmers say it's too soon to celebrate....
22:00 2019-09-13

China's Leaders Are Penned In as Citizens Stomach High Pork Prices Beijing has tried a variety of measures in recent weeks to bump up the pork supply and bring down prices after a yearlong outbreak of African swine fever decimated the country’s hogs. So far, they haven’t been enough....
12:26 2019-09-11

China's Guangdong to release another 3,150 tonnes of pork from reserves to secure supplies China's Guangdong province said it will release 3,150 tonnes of frozen pork from reserves during the upcoming holidays, part of a campaign to secure supplies of the country's favorite meat, local media reported on Monday, after a devastating disease ravaged the hog herd....
18:52 2019-09-09

China suspending pork imports from third Canadian firm as dispute with Ottawa deepens China will block pork imports from a third Canadian firm after a shipment was found to contain the banned feed additive ractopamine, the customs agency said on Tuesday, deepening a trade and diplomatic dispute with Canada....
00:26 2019-06-19

METALS-Base metals fall amid trade uncertainty, weak China data Industrial metals declined on Thursday amid a lack of progress in resolving the U.S.-China trade dispute and weak data from top metals consumer China....
07:26 2019-06-13

China could release emergency pork reserves after losing 100 million pigs to swine fever African swine fever has wiped out a third of China's pig population. Now government officials are discussing dramatic steps to stabilize the world's largest pork market....
19:39 2019-09-04

UPDATE 6-China suspending pork imports from 3rd Canadian firm as dispute with Ottawa deepens China will block pork imports from a third Canadian firm after a shipment was found to contain the banned feed additive ractopamine, the customs agency said on Tuesday, deepening a trade and diplomatic dispute with Canada....
00:00 2019-06-19

Air China to suspend Beijing-Hawaii route flights from August 27 Air China will suspend its flights on the Beijing-Hawaii route from Aug. 27 after a review of its network, China's flagship carrier said on Tuesday, as travel demand remains weak amid an escalating U.S.-China trade war....
08:13 2019-08-06

China moves to suspend some history tests for U.S. college credit by 2020 Beijing on Thursday ordered a suspension of history exams run by a U.S. non-profit for students seeking credit at American colleges, as the ruling Communist Party cracks down on educational material it deems unfriendly....
08:13 2019-06-21

Trump says Mexico is an 'abuser' of the US, amid tariff negotiations President Trump on Sunday called Mexico an “abuser” of the United States, and warned that if the country does not do more to “stop the invasion” of the Southern border, his newly-imposed tariffs on Mexican goods would force companies based in Mexico to be “brought back” into the U.S....
17:13 2019-06-02

China fights back after Twitter, Facebook suspend state-backed accounts China said on Tuesday it had a right to put out its own views after Twitter and Facebook said they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong. Twitter said on Monday it suspended 936 accounts and the operations app...
03:26 2019-08-21

A US recession is 'the biggest concern' amid the tariff war, says Standard Chartered As Washington and Beijing continue to up the ante in their protracted trade fight, the potential of a recession in the U.S. is now "the biggest concern," according to Standard Chartered Private Bank's Clive McDonnell....
01:13 2019-08-27

U.S. border arrests of families hit another record, amid Mexico tariff threat U.S. border officers apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing the U.S. southern border in May, the government said on Wednesday, an increase over the previous month and the most in more than a decade, reaching what officials said were "crisis" levels....
21:26 2019-06-05

Trump officials see no Chinese concessions for tariff delays amid market rout China made no trade concessions after U.S. President Donald Trump postponed 10% tariffs on over $150 billion worth of Chinese imports, senior U.S. officials said on Wednesday, adding that talks aimed at resolving the trade fight would continue and markets should be patient....
04:13 2019-08-15

Watch now: ETF Edge on trade & tariff insulation ETF Edge on trade & tariff insulation, with CNBC's Bob Pisani; Tom Lydon, ETF Trends editor; Cathie Wood, Ark Invest; and Todd Rosenbluth, CFRA Research....
06:13 2019-08-14

Trade war comes to Louisville, Jack Daniels takes tariff hit LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Led by strong sales for its whiskey and tequila brands, Brown-Forman Corp. reported higher fourth-quarter net income Wednesday despite taking a hit from the Trump administration’s tariff fight. The Louisville, Kentucky-based company — best known for its Jack Daniel’...
15:39 2019-06-05

Trump tweets that his tariff policies are boosting American trade President Trump crowed that his tariff policies are paying off — and even boosting American trade with non-targeted nations — in a pair of Saturday tweets. “Countries are coming to us wanting to negotiate REAL trade deals, not the one-sided horror show deals made by past administrations,” he asserte...
17:39 2019-08-03

Trump tariff tweets thicken fog of trade war for farmers and retailers The trade war that President Trump is waging with China was burden enough for the Midwest farmers who helped put him in the White House, forcing some to have awkward conversations with lenders and others all the way into bankruptcy....
09:00 2019-08-11

Costly Tariff Spat Masks Deeper Trade Problems In waging a trade war on multiple fronts, President Trump appears to be turning the clock back to a bygone era, when high barriers to trade were a daily fact of economic life....
01:13 2019-08-19

China lodges a tariff case against the US at the WTO The latest tariffs actions violated the consensus reached by leaders of China and the U.S. in a meeting in Osaka, China's commerce ministry said....
08:39 2019-09-03

Trump to impose new 10% tariff on China US President Donald Trump announced that he will impose a new tariff on an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods starting in September. The move comes amid slow-moving talks to end a costly trade war....
21:52 2019-08-01

China lodges tariff case at WTO against the U.S. China has lodged a complaint against the United States at the World Trade Organization over U.S. import duties, the Chinese Commerce Ministry said on Monday....
17:00 2019-09-02

Family arrests at U.S.-Mexico border reach highest monthly level in over decade amid tariff threat U.S. border officers apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing from Mexico in May, an increase over the previous month and the highest monthly level since 2006, reaching what U.S. officials said on Wednesday were "crisis" levels....
01:52 2019-06-06

Trump and Xi Agree to Restart Trade Talks, Avoiding Escalation in Tariff War The agreement, reached at the Group of 20 meeting in Osaka, Japan, represented a temporary cease-fire to give negotiators another chance to forge a permanent accord....
14:00 2019-06-29

How Donald Trump’s trade tariff tweet put Mexico’s back to the wall U.S. President Donald Trump has promised to impose a five per cent tariff on Mexican goods in an attempt to prevent asylum seekers from entering the U.S. at the southern border....
13:52 2019-05-31

U.S., Mexico start trade talks after Donald Trump's tariff threat Top economic officials of the U.S. and Mexican governments meet in Washington Monday to discuss trade, just days after President Donald Trump threatened tariffs if Mexico doesn't stop migrants from crossing the border....
20:00 2019-06-03

US Adds India To Steel Tariff Dispute At World Trade Organization The dispute follows similar complaints against China, the European Union and others who retaliated in the same way, saying the US tariffs were essentially "safeguard" measures that should be......
19:13 2019-07-04

Trump's tariff tactics could be bad news for China and EU Business leaders, financial markets, the American consumer, even many Republican politicians - plenty will be breathing a sigh of relief that a trade war between the US and Mexico has been averted. ...
06:39 2019-06-08

Trump levels new tariff threat against China The president threatened to impose large tariffs on $300 billion in imports if Chinese leader Xi Jinping does not meet with him in Japan later this month, showing how he plans to immediately pivot from his trade war with Mexico back to Beijing....
00:52 2019-06-11

'Tariff Man' Trump heads to Iowa, a state scarred by his trade war ahead of 2020 Trump's trip to Iowa shows an effort to contain the damage from tariffs ahead of the 2020 election — especially as Democratic presidential candidates swarm the state....
02:39 2019-06-12

Trump will raise tariff rates on Chinese goods in response to trade war retaliation Earlier Friday, Trump tweeted that American companies "are hereby ordered to immediately start looking for an alternative to China, including bringing your companies HOME and making your products in the USA."...
23:13 2019-08-23

Apple downgrade not because of China tariff risk, says analyst An analyst from Rosenblatt Securities told CNBC on Wednesday that the firm downgraded Apple not because of China tariffs but for reasons relating to Apple's slow growth in production sales and 5G networks....
04:13 2019-08-22

U.S. rates futures gain on China's tariff, Fed's Bullard U.S. interest rates futures rose on Friday, erasing their earlier losses after China announced retaliatory tariffs on about $75 billion of U.S. imports, rekindling bets the trade war between the......
20:52 2019-08-23

Envoys from U.S. and China Will Meet in October for More Tariff War Talks (BEIJING) — U.S. and Chinese envoys will meet in early October for more talks aimed at ending a tariff war that threatens global economic growth. Stock markets rose on Thursday’s announcement but there has been no sign of progress since Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed in Ju...
00:13 2019-09-06

Apple supplier says iPhone will not be affected by US-China tariff war Foxconn senior executive says company has more than enough capacity to make all iPhones bound for the US outside of ChinaApple’s iPhone could escape Donald Trump’s escalating trade war with China.Foxconn, one of Apple’s largest suppliers, has moved to reassure consumers and investors that prices and...
19:00 2019-06-11

Apple Moved Mac Pro Production to China. Now it Wants Tariff Exemptions Apple has asked the Trump administration to exclude components that make up the forthcoming Mac Pro high-end desktop computer from import tariffs, weeks after planning to re-locate production of the line to China from Texas. The Cupertino, California-based technology giant is seeking relief from dut...
20:26 2019-07-23

Tariff Fight Knocks Off China as Top U.S. Trading Partner The standoff between Washington and Beijing has cost China its position as the U.S.’s top trading partner, a shift that could accelerate as President Trump moves to ratchet up tariffs even more....
19:00 2019-08-04

US: Donald Trump reacts to China with tariff increase The US president increased tensions with the hike as the stock markets went into a tailspin. Trump tweeted that he would be increasing tariffs by 5% on $300 billion of Chinese goods....
03:39 2019-08-24

Trump resumes tariff threats against China and Mexico Trump's Monday morning tweets follow his announcement last week that the United States and Mexico reached a signed migration agreement. He also renewed tariff threats on China....
20:39 2019-06-10

Canada PM, pressed on Trump tariff comments, says will press ahead with trade pact ratification Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, asked about U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexico, on Tuesday said Ottawa would move ahead in a responsible way to ratify a new North American free trade pact....
20:13 2019-06-04

Trump's Mexico tariff threat shows Congress must reclaim trade powers and much more From trade to energy to health care to transportation, Trump is exercising legislative powers past Congresses gave presidents. Time to take them back.       ...
11:13 2019-06-13

China to fight back against U.S. tariff move: People's Daily China will fight back against the latest U.S. step to increase tariffs on Chinese goods, the ruling Communist Party's People's Daily said on Sunday amid an escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies....
08:13 2019-08-25

China triggers $75 billion tariff hike despite Trump delay Although Washington postponed a new round of tariffs on Chinese exports, Beijing has targeted US cars, oil and food. President Donald Trump went on a Twitter tirade after the Chinese announcement....
22:00 2019-08-23

U.S. denies GM tariff relief request for China-made Buick SUV The Trump administration has denied a General Motors Co request for an exemption to a 25 percent U.S. tariff on its Chinese-made Buick Envision sport utility vehicle....
02:01 2019-06-05

Tariff Fight Costs China Spot as Top U.S. Trading Partner Escalating tariff disputes between Washington and Beijing cost China its spot as the U.S.’s top trading partner in the first half of the year, as exports and imports between the two largest economies fell sharply....
18:39 2019-08-02

US STOCKS-Futures gain on China stimulus, tariff relief U.S. stocks were set to edge back toward record territory on Tuesday, as signs of more fiscal stimulus from China and some easing of last week's tensions around Mexico buoyed investors' appetite for risk....
16:26 2019-06-11

U.S. stocks plunge as China retaliates against new Trump tariff threat Global stocks extended already substantial losses on Aug. 5, after Washington tagged China a ‘currency manipulator,’ shaking fragile investor sentiment in a rapid escalation of the U.S.-China trade war....
01:26 2019-08-07

China adds U.S. agricultural products to tariff-exempt list The Chinese government said Friday it will add American-made soybeans and other agricultural products to its list of items exempt from new punitive tariffs on U.S. imports....
18:00 2019-09-13

Trump's Mexico Tariff Threat Trips Up Manufacturers Shifting Out of China The trade fight between the U.S. and China has pushed firms to shift manufacturing to Mexico to avoid tariffs and keep prices steady. Now the prospect of new U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods over immigration now threatens to disrupt that shift and drive up costs for American consumers....
21:13 2019-06-02

Trump Says China Called U.S. to 'Get Back to the Table' After Latest Tariff Spat President Trump said China called U.S. officials and said “let’s get back to the table,” a day after the White House said the president regretted not escalating tariffs further on Chinese goods....
10:39 2019-08-26

China charters first US crude cargo since newest Trump tariff threat Chinese oil trader Unipec chartered a supertanker to ship U.S. crude to China in September, trading sources said, the first such cargo since U.S. President Donald Trump announced additional tariffs on Chinese import, ending a monthlong trade truce....
20:52 2019-08-09

US rejects GM, Volvo tariff relief requests for China-made SUVs The United States has rejected separate requests from General Motors and Chinese-owned Volvo Cars for an exemption to a 25% U.S. tariff on their Chinese-made sport utility vehicle models....
19:00 2019-06-05

Nintendo Moves Some Switch Production Out of China, Adapting to Tariff Threat Nintendo is shifting some production of its Switch videogame console to Southeast Asia from China to limit the impact of possible U.S. tariffs on Chinese-made electronics....
11:39 2019-06-12

Tesla Raises Price of Model 3 in China Ahead of Tariff Jump Tesla raised its prices in China ahead of new tariffs on imported U.S. cars, increasing the pressure on the electric-vehicle maker to fast-track production at its new Shanghai plant....
16:13 2019-08-30

President Trump Threatens New 10% Tariff Products From China Starting September (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump announced Thursday the U.S. will apply a new tariff of 10% on about $300 billion worth of products from China beginning Sept. 1, escalating the two countries’ festering trade dispute. Trump tweeted amid slow-moving talks with China that negotiations ...
20:52 2019-08-01

Union Pacific CEO signals caution on Trump's China tariff threat Union Pacific Corp's chief executive said another round of tariffs on Chinese goods could badly hurt his railroad and the U.S. economy, but he feels U.S. President Donald Trump is listening to his concerns....
03:26 2019-06-20

Trump Delays Planned Tariff Increase in ‘Gesture of Goodwill’ to China President Trump the United States would delay its next planned tariff hike on China by two weeks, potentially giving negotiators a window to avoid the increase...
05:13 2019-09-12

Trump's China tariff hike draws mixed reception from lawmakers President Trump's surprise Thursday announcement that he would place tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods drew mixed reaction from Senate lawmakers....
02:26 2019-08-02

Trump's $300bn China tariff threat sends markets into tailspin Wall Street, Asian markets and oil fall after president’s tweet about placing tariffs on practically all remaining China tradeDonald Trump’s surprise decision to escalate the trade war with tariffs on another $300bn of Chinese goods has sent global financial markets into a tailspin.After sharp falls...
05:26 2019-08-02

UPDATE 1-U.S. denies GM tariff relief request for China-made Buick SUV The Trump administration has denied a General Motors Co request for an exemption to a 25 percent U.S. tariff on its Chinese-made Buick Envision sport utility vehicle....
03:00 2019-06-05

Wall Street rises on rate-cut hopes, China tariff delay U.S. stocks extended gains in a broad-based rally on Friday, as a sharp slowdown in May domestic job growth raised hopes of an interest rate cut, while the United States' decision to delay tariffs on Chinese goods lifted the mood....
16:52 2019-06-07

Trump Delays Planned Tariff Increase in ‘Gesture of Good Will’ to China President Trump said the United States would delay its next planned tariff hike on China by two weeks, potentially giving negotiators a window to avoid the increase....
11:39 2019-09-12

Dow futures rise triple digits despite Trump's China tariff threat The U.S. president also defended his approach of imposing tariffs on international partners, saying these are putting the U.S. "at a tremendous competitive advantage."...
12:26 2019-06-11

Dow futures slightly lower after Trump's $300 billion China tariff threat U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower Friday morning, after President Donald Trump said he would slap an additional 10% tariff on Chinese imports from next month....
09:52 2019-08-02

Wall Street Rallies on Rate Cut Hopes, China Tariff Delay Wall Street's main indexes rose 1% on Friday, as a sharp slowdown in May domestic job growth raised hopes of an interest rate cut, while Washington's decision to delay tariffs on Chinese goods added to the upbeat mood....
19:39 2019-06-07

U.S. denies GM request for tariff relief on China-made Buick crossover The denial of the nearly year-old petition came in a May 29 letter from the U.S. Trade Representative's office saying the request concerns "a product strategically important or related to 'Made in China 2025' or other Chinese industrial programs."...
04:00 2019-06-05

White House trade adviser Navarro sees Mexico reacting 'favorably' to tariff threat: CNBC White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said in a television interview on Friday that he believes Mexico will respond "favorably" to U.S. President Donald Trump's demand that the country stop illegal immigration or face ratcheting tariffs....
16:39 2019-05-31

U.S. denies Tesla request for tariff relief on China-made Model 3 'brain' The U.S. Trade Representative, in a May 29 letter denying petitions from the EV maker and a key supplier, said the request concerned "a product strategically important or related to 'Made in China 2025’ or other Chinese industrial programs."...
20:00 2019-06-13

Tariff postponements prove Trump 'doesn't care' about changing China, Wyden says Top Senate Finance Committee Democrat Ron Wyden said Tuesday that President Trump's move to temporarily exclude certain Chinese products from tariffs demonstrates that he isn't interested in forcing China to change its policies. The administration announced it was making the exclusions Tuesday to pr...
04:13 2019-08-14

Trump leaves China tariff deadline open, calls relationship 'testy' U.S. President Donald Trump declined to set a deadline on Wednesday for levying tariffs on another $325 billion of Chinese goods and called the relationship with Beijing good but "testy" after China walked back commitments for a trade deal....
07:39 2019-06-13

Clothes-makers open China tariff hearings with warnings of 'devastating' consequences Clothing-makers called on the Trump administration Monday to forgo placing 25% tariffs on $300 billion worth of goods imported from China, arguing the action wouldn't protect the domestic industry since it widely uses supply chains that include China....
21:52 2019-06-17

U.S. urges Cambodia to probe China-owned economic zone on tariff dodging The United States on Friday urged Cambodia to investigate a Chinese-owned special economic zone after uncovering efforts by firms operating there to evade duties on products destined for export to the United States....
07:13 2019-06-28

Trump's trade war with China is leaving tech with a growing tab, trade group warns Tariffs on imported Chinese products cost the US tech industry $1.3 billion in May 2019 alone, according to data from the Consumer Technology Association -- and the cost is expected to grow....
23:00 2019-07-17

Asia stocks trade mixed ahead of China trade data Stocks in Asia traded mixed on Thursday as investors await the release of Chinese trade data, amid Washington's protracted trade war with Beijing....
04:26 2019-08-08

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer talks Mexico trade, China tariffs in Senate hearing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified in the Senate Tuesday, where he gave details on the Trump administration's trade policy and faced questioning about the enduring trade conflict with China....
19:52 2019-06-18

Trump's fresh $300bn China tariff threat spooks markets – business live Rolling coverage of the world economy and market moves as US president Donald Trump fires his latest trade war missive at Beijing 9.23am BST European luxury stocks are weaker this morning, amid worries that China could retaliate against Trump’s tariff threats. French and Swiss luxury brands includin...
10:39 2019-08-02

Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree press U.S. to drop China tariff plan Apple Inc, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc and Dollar Tree Inc have joined other companies in their opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, including iPhones, Macs, and single-serve coffee brewers....
20:13 2019-06-20

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on China stimulus, Mexico tariff relief U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, edging back toward record territory, as signs of more fiscal stimulus from China and some easing of last week's tensions around Mexico buoyed investors' appetite for risk....
16:26 2019-06-11

Amazon Prime Day: this Instant Pots deal could help beat potential China tariff hike During last year's Amazon Prime Day, the Instant Pot was a top seller during the July shopping event. This year the popular pressure cooker could be an even hotter item thanks to a potential price hike due to China tariffs. According to Bloomberg, the Instant Pot price could increase by ne...
18:52 2019-06-27

Trump warns China against 'another Tiananmen Square,' says Tim Cook made 'compelling' tariff case President Trump told reporters on Sunday that Apple CEO Tim Cook privately made a "very compelling argument" that the administration's tariffs on Chinese-assembled goods have made an unfair impact on the California-based tech giant, because its chief rival, Samsung, has conducted most of its manufac...
12:13 2019-08-19

Man trapped to neck in wet soybeans rescued from grain silo An Ohio man on Thursday was trapped up to his chin in a silo filled with wet soybeans for nearly three hours before being rescued by authorities. The man became trapped in a nearly 3/4 full grain bin at around 4 p.m., said Ross Township Fire Department Chief Steve Miller, local outlet WLWT5 reported...
10:26 2019-05-31

Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree, Fitbit press U.S. to drop China tariff plan Apple Inc, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc, Dollar Tree Inc and Fitbit Inc have joined other companies in filing letters of opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, including iPhones, MacBooks, and single-serve coffee brewers....
02:39 2019-06-21

Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree, and Fitbit press the US to drop China tariff plan Apple, Keurig, Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree and Fitbit have joined other companies in filing letters of opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods....
15:39 2019-06-21

China, U.S. trade negotiating teams maintaining 'effective communication': China Chinese and U.S. trade negotiating teams are maintaining effective communication, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday at a daily news briefing in Beijing....
16:39 2019-08-30

US-China trade spat: China's Asian neighbors see record investments More and more companies are relocating their factories from China amid trade tensions between Washington and Beijing, a UN report shows. Is China's "world's factory" tag under threat as firms seek to avoid US tariffs?...
01:00 2019-06-13

China-U.S. trade talk teams keeping 'effective communication': China Chinese and U.S. trade negotiating teams are maintaining effective communication, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday, less than 48 hours before U.S. tariffs kick in on an additional $125 billion in Chinese goods....
19:00 2019-08-30

UPDATE 5-Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree, Fitbit press U.S. to drop China tariff plan Apple Inc, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc, Dollar Tree Inc and Fitbit Inc have joined other companies in filing letters of opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, including iPhones, MacBooks, and single-serve coffee brewers....
04:00 2019-06-21

'Diplomacy at its finest': Pompeo defends Mexico deal amid criticism of Trump's tariff threat Secretary of State Mike Pompeo disputed reports that Mexico had already agreed to most of the provisions months ago, before last week's frenzied talks.        ...
23:39 2019-06-10

China says US-China trade teams in contact ahead of G20 BEIJING (AP) — China says its trade negotiators are talking to their U.S. counterparts on how to resolve disputes ahead of an expected meeting between their two heads of state at the G20 meeting in Japan later this week. Wang Shouwen, a Commerce Ministry vice minister, said Monday the sides were see...
08:00 2019-06-24

China, U.S. to resume trade talks but China says demands must be met Top Chinese and U.S. officials will resume trade talks in accordance with the wishes of their leaders, but China hopes the United States will create the necessary conditions for dialogue, the Chinese commerce ministry said on Thursday....
11:39 2019-06-20

China says both U.S., China should make compromises in trade talks Both China and the United States should make compromises in trade talks, Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said on Monday, ahead of a much anticipated meeting between the Chinese and U.S. presidents at this week's G20 summit in Japan....
09:26 2019-06-24

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no tariff cuts on Japan cars: Nikkei The United States and Japan have reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, with Washington maintaining tariffs on Japanese autos but Tokyo cutting tariffs on U.S. beef and pork, Japan's Nikkei business daily said on Saturday....
04:52 2019-08-24

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no tariff cuts on Japan cars, report says Japan is seeking to stay in President Trump’s good graces to avoid costly tariffs and retain positive relations with an ally that ensures its security against the likes of China and North Korea. ...
10:26 2019-08-24

German customs seize 4.5 tons of cocaine disguised as soybeans, worth $1.1 billion German customs announced they have confiscated a record-high 4.5 tons (nearly 5 U.S. tons) of cocaine in a container shipped from Uruguay after suspicions arose Friday—a haul with an estimated street value of  almost 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion)....
18:26 2019-08-02

Stocks little changed amid trade uncertainty Stocks were little changed on Tuesday after the U.S. threatened a new wave of tariffs on European goods, dampening recent optimism surrounding the Washington-Beijing trade truce....
18:00 2019-07-02

Fertilizer StocksWilt Amid Trade Tensions Shares of farm-supply companies came under further pressure following disappointing quarterly results from fertilizer maker Mosaic Co. amid an escalation in the U.S.-China trade fight....
21:26 2019-08-06

U.S. Stocks Slip Amid Trade Worries U.S. stocks fell and bond yields slipped again, as guarded investors hedged their bets on whether the U.S. and China are working toward de-escalating their trade spat....
21:13 2019-08-27

U.S. Stocks Decline Amid Trade Woes U.S. stocks fell as a wave of selling that analysts attributed to mounting doubts about a trade deal pulled lower everything from bank stocks to shares of technology companies....
01:39 2019-08-13

Rupee Off Day's High Of 69.47 Against Dollar Amid Volatile Trade Rupee vs dollar today: Rupee vs dollar: Foreign funds pulled out Rs 97.05 crore from the capital markets on a net basis on Wednesday, provisional data showed. The rupee opened higher at69.47 against......
12:13 2019-06-20

U.S. Midwest manufacturing in contraction amid trade tension Manufacturing industries in the U.S. Midwest tumbled into contraction territory in July as a deal on trade between China and the United States remained elusive, two private surveys showed on Wednesday....
19:39 2019-07-31

Investors should look at these countries that are 'still growing' amid the trade war, analyst says Andrew Gillan of Janus Henderson Investors says he likes markets in the Philippines and Indonesia, and explains why it's difficult to invest in Vietnam despite its attractiveness....
09:52 2019-07-18

Sensex Rises Over 200 Points From Day's Low Amid Volatile Trade Domestic stock markets moved in a range amid volatile trade on Tuesday. The S&P BSE Sensex index was stuck in a range of 231.11 points, with 38,148.63 and 37,917.52 as the strongest and weakest levels......
07:39 2019-07-23

U.S. Treasury Prices Climb Amid Trade Turmoil U.S. government bond prices surged—pushing the yield on the 10-year Treasury note to its lowest level since August 2016—as investors flocked to safer assets in response to a further escalation of the U.S.-China trade conflict....
01:39 2019-08-24

Apple CEO Cook says he doesn't see China targeting Apple in U.S.-China trade dispute Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said China has not targeted the company as a result of the U.S.-China trade dispute and he does not anticipate it will....
02:01 2019-06-05

Stocks, Bond Yields Fall Further Amid Trade Jitters Stocks, bond yields and commodities around the world declined again, as worries about slowing economic growth spurred a fresh retreat from riskier investments....
21:26 2019-05-29

U.S. Stocks Fall Amid Trade Tensions, Weak Data U.S. stocks and bond yields slumped as fresh data showed that the manufacturing sector contracted in August, adding to worries about the global economy and impact of trade tensions between the U.S. and China....
06:39 2019-09-04

Dow futures slightly higher amid escalating trade war concerns Market focus is largely attuned to global trade developments, after a senior Chinese diplomat ramped up the rhetoric against the U.S. amid a bitter trade war....
10:13 2019-05-30

Small Stock Fund Provides Safe Haven Amid Trade War Sandy Villere, one of the portfolio managers of the Villere Balanced Fund (VILLX), which is up 9.7% this year and is beating both the S&P 500 and the Russell 2000, said "Small-caps have the wind at their back with deregulation, lower corporate taxes and this trade war."...
15:39 2019-05-21

U.S. Stocks, Bond Yields Fall Amid Trade Tensions The Dow fell more than 250 points after the latest flare-up in U.S.-China trade tensions quelled investors’ expectations of a near-term resolution between the world’s two biggest economies....
17:26 2019-05-23

Sensex, Nifty Off Day's Highs Amid Choppy Trade: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Tuesday's session on a higher note but turned choppy in first few minutes of trade amid gains in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index rose as much as 149.12 points to......
08:13 2019-06-11

Stocks Waver Amid Uncertainty on Rates, Trade Talks U.S. stock futures paused as investors took a wait-and-see approach to trade developments and the Federal Reserve’s next policy moves. European and Asian stocks were little changed....
15:26 2019-08-20

U.S. Stocks Slip Amid Trade Tensions, Weak Data U.S. stocks and bond yields slumped as fresh data showed that the manufacturing sector contracted in August, adding to worries about the global economy and impact of trade tensions between the U.S. and China....
18:26 2019-09-03

Asian auto stocks end mixed amid trade concerns Auto stocks in Asia were mixed amid concerns over U.S.-China trade, after seeing an earlier jump following reports that the U.S. may delay tariffs on the sector....
15:00 2019-05-21

Amid Iran and trade, Trump shifts talk to Air Force One WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump and Canada’s prime minister sat down for talks at the White House, a model airplane sat on the coffee table in front of them. Before Trump answered reporters’ questions about Iran’s downing of a U.S. drone, he explained that the model i...
06:52 2019-06-21

Xi to meet 'best and bosom friend' Putin amid raging US trade war Chinese President Xi Jinping will touch down in Russia Wednesday to meet his "best friend" President Vladimir Putin, cementing economic ties between Moscow and Beijing amid China's heated trade war with the United States....
07:39 2019-06-05

Little Consensus Amid Trump's Mixed Message On Trade War As G7 Wraps Up US President Donald Trump's divergence on key international flash points, particularly trade, climate and Russian provocation, upended a consortium of world leaders that was created four decades ago......
06:52 2019-08-27

Sensex, Nifty Move In A Range Amid Cautious Trade Top laggards on the 50-scrip index were Dr Reddy's, Cipla, Reliance Industries, Coal India and Yes Bank, trading between 1.12 and 2.63 per cent lower....
12:00 2019-06-07

Sensex Falls Over 100 Points Amid Choppy Trade, Nifty Below 12,050 Domestic stock markets started Tuesday's session on a lower note, retreating from record levels, tracking declines in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 137.62 points to 40,130.00......
16:52 2019-06-04

Dow futures sharply lower amid intensifying trade war concerns U.S. stock index futures were sharply lower Monday morning, as market participants monitor an intensifying trade dispute between the world's two largest economies....
11:13 2019-06-03

IMF: Global economic growth is 'sluggish' amid trade/tech conflict The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday the global economic growth forecast has become 'increasingly sluggish,' amid conflicts over trade and technology....
22:39 2019-07-23

India-U.S. trade talks to restart Friday amid few signs of a compromise India and U.S. trade negotiators will meet on Friday, with few signs of a compromise on a series of protectionist measures taken by the two governments in recent months that have strained ties between the strategic partners....
12:00 2019-07-11

Sensex Gains Over 150 Points, Nifty Crosses 11,700 Amid Choppy Trade Domestic stock markets started Tuesday's session on a higher note to break a four-day fall, a day after credit ratings major Fitch retained India's economic growth forecast for the next financial......
06:26 2019-06-18

US STOCKS-Futures slide amid geopolitical tensions, trade worries U.S. stock index futures fell on Tuesday, tracking a global shift out of riskier assets, as investors grappled with simmering geopolitical tensions and fears of a recession due to a drawn-out U.S.-China trade war....
15:13 2019-08-13

Chinese vice premier urges more support for economy amid trade war Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting Beijing would soon unveil more policies to bolster growth amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
12:39 2019-06-13

U.S.-based equity funds post $22 bln outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data released by Refinitiv's Lipper research service on Thursday. (Reporting By Jennifer Ablan)...
23:01 2019-05-30

US labor force hits new high amid rising trade tensions The US labor force grew to a new high of 163.4 million last month — a record that was overshadowed Friday by rising trade tensions. The Labor Department Friday reported that 164,000 non-farm jobs were added to the economy in July — a bump that was aided by 370,000 new workers entering the labor forc...
07:26 2019-08-03

S. Korean firms push for self-reliance amid trade spat with Japan An intensifying trade feud with Japan is pushing South Korean companies to look beyond their longtime business partners and enhance self-sufficiency on concerns that Tokyo's stronger export controls could choke off their supply chains....
12:26 2019-08-27

Opinion: Why did the Reds keep Yasiel Puig in game amid trade discussions? The Reds deserve plenty of ridicule for leaving Yasiel Puig in the game — he was involved in the benches-clearing brawl — after they traded him.       ...
17:39 2019-07-31

Sensex, Nifty Edge Lower Amid Choppy Trade: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Wednesday's session on a lacklustre note, after three consecutive days of gains in which the benchmark indexes rose more than 3 per cent, amid cautious trade in Asian......
09:39 2019-08-28

UPDATE 1-Mexican president urges oil independence amid U.S. trade tensions Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reiterated on Sunday the need for oil independence as his government said it would tender six construction contracts in June for a planned oil refinery in the southern state of Tabasco....
23:39 2019-06-02

Oil bounces back, but markets remain fragile amid trade disputes Oil prices jumped more than 1% on Friday amid OPEC supply cuts and Middle East tensions, but still did not fully recoup losses earlier in the week on economic slowdown jitters and swelling inventories — their steepest drops since the start of 2019....
10:00 2019-05-24

US industrial production rebounded 0.4% in May, but manufacturing struggled amid trade tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — US industrial production rebounded 0.4% in May, but manufacturing struggled amid trade tensions. The post US industrial production rebounded 0.4% in May, but manufacturing struggled amid trade tensions appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:39 2019-06-14

Donald Trump to land in UK amid rising anger over trade demands US ambassador’s suggestion that NHS should be ‘on the table’ in future negotiations sparks alarmDonald Trump will land in the UK on Monday amid anger over comments made by his ambassador suggesting the NHS should be “on the table” in future trade negotiations.His visit also came as cabinet ministers...
02:39 2019-06-03

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed amid expectations of Fed rate cut Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Thursday as shares on Wall Street saw a record close overnight, following raised expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve could cut interest rates at its upcoming July meeting....
07:13 2019-07-04

Busiest US port hit by 7th straight month of export declines amid trade war America's top two busiest container ports, the Los Angeles and Long Beach, on Tuesday reported declines in export volumes in May amid an ongoing trade war with China....
05:00 2019-06-12

Asia stocks set to trade lower as Dow falls below 26,000 amid geopolitical fears Stocks in Asia were set to trade lower on Tuesday following an overnight plunge on Wall Street stateside that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunging more than 350 points....
01:39 2019-08-13

Why Frank Ntilikina changed agents amid Knicks’ trade talk According to a French podcast, Frank Ntilikina changed agents to French rep Bouna Ndiaye, leaving CAA’s Leon Rose. Ntilikina, who suffered through an injury-marred second season, will likely be shopped on draft night as the Knicks look to add another selection — either late in the first round or ear...
16:26 2019-05-21

Sensex, Nifty Turn Flat Amid Jittery Trade: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets gave up early gains to move in a tight range on Friday afternoon amid a mixed trend in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex declined as much as 193.3 points from an intraday high of......
13:01 2019-07-12

US Treasury yields tick lower amid renewed trade concerns U.S. government debt prices were higher on Wednesday morning, after President Donald Trump said Tuesday there is still a "long way to go" on trade talks with China....
12:39 2019-07-17

Capitals enter NHL draft weekend amid a cap crunch and trade speculation “I don’t know that we’re ever not in an all-in situation," GM Brian MacLellan said Thursday of the team's approach to the offseason. "We view ourselves as a contender for the Cup and we want to put the best team forward and make the best decisions to do that."...
23:00 2019-06-20

Amid Trade Rumors, Marcus Stroman's Twitter Is Driving Everyone A Little Nuts Marcus Stroman is going somewhere. The Blue Jays starter is having an excellent season, putting up a 3.18 ERA for a woebegone Toronto team in the first half and earning his first all-star election. He’s also still got another arbitration-eligible year left, making him an attractive trade deadline ta...
15:13 2019-07-11

US Treasury yields steady amid renewed trade talk hopes U.S. government debt prices were lower Friday morning, after Chinese officials said the country would be open to calmly resolving its trade war with the world's largest economy....
16:13 2019-08-30

Oil dips amid trade worries, but expectations of more OPEC cuts support Oil prices fell on Friday amid fears over demand as the U.S-China trade row casts its shadow over markets, although prices got some support from expectations of more OPEC production cuts....
09:13 2019-08-09

Asian markets waver amid global growth, trade uncertainty Asian shares wobbled on Tuesday, U.S. Treasury yields fell and gold rose as weak global manufacturing activity reinforced worries about slowing growth while uncertainties over the prospect of a Sino-U.S. trade deal also hurt sentiment....
07:13 2019-07-02

Asia bankers bet on Alibaba, follow-on fundraising amid trade gloom Asia's army of equity capital bankers are betting on a stream of listed companies seeking fresh funds, including Alibaba's plans for an up to $20 billion Hong Kong share sale, as trade tensions continue to weigh on the big business of taking firms public....
03:01 2019-06-28

Samsung Reportedly Cuts Exynos Production Amid Trade Feud The launch of Samsung's next flagship - the Galaxy Note 10 - is likely to get delayed as the tech major is reportedly slowing down the production of its top tier Exynos 9825 chipset for the handset....
17:52 2019-07-17

Merkel lands in China amid concerns Angela Merkel was welcomed by Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Friday amid calls for the German Chancellor to take a stronger line on China's human rights record....
12:52 2019-09-06

South Korea’s central bank lowers rate amid Japan trade row South Korea’s central bank has cut its policy rate for the first time in three years to combat a faltering economy that faces further risks from a heated trade dispute with Japan...
06:13 2019-07-18

Huawei trade secrets lawsuit opens in Texas amid spying allegations Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecommunications equipment supplier fighting a U.S. sales ban, kicks off a trade secrets lawsuit in the United States on Monday against a former employee who has sought to turn the case into a referendum on Huawei's corporate behavior....
07:13 2019-06-03

Asian shares wobble amid trade, geopolitical tensions; focus on Fed meeting Asian shares wobbled near one-week lows on Monday as investors turned cautious ahead of a closely-watched Federal Reserve meeting, while political tensions in the Middle East and Hong Kong kept risk appetite in check....
09:39 2019-06-17

Defiant Trump digs in amid battles on trade, guns, Israel: ‘I am the chosen one’ A defiant President Trump sparred with reporters Wednesday in a testy back-and-forth for more than a half-hour as he dug in over his positions on the trade war with China, gun control, the apparent pursuit of a Greenland real estate deal, the treatment of migrants at the border and his comments on D...
19:39 2019-08-21

Chinese consumers say they've boycotted American products amid Trump trade war Chinese consumers are souring on American products amid a bruising trade war: 56% of Chinese consumers have boycotted US items in protest.       ...
15:26 2019-06-28

Japanese stocks lead decline in Asia amid renewed threat to trade Stocks in Japan were the biggest losers among major markets in the region on Thursday, with the other Asian bourses following suit, amid a renewed threat to trade....
10:52 2019-07-18

Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions, Iran crisis Pompeo arrived in New Delhi late Tuesday after visiting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan on a trip aimed at building a global coalition to counter Iran....
23:00 2019-06-27

Trump to meet Xi at G20 amid raging trade war, calls Chinese leader 'terrific guy' US President Donald Trump has announced plans for an "extended" meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit in Japan next week, a significant development aimed at resolving the ongoing trade war between the two countries....
07:13 2019-06-19

Dow, stocks rising amid Fed hints at rate cut and optimism from Mexico on trade dispute U.S. stocks headed higher in early trading after Fed chief remarks on rate cut and Mexico official's optimism on developing trade dispute.        ...
18:39 2019-06-04

Stocks Edge Lower Amid Hong Kong Protests, Trade Woes U.S. stock futures and European equities edged down as escalating tensions between Chinese authorities and protesters in Hong Kong added to investors’ concerns about global trade....
12:52 2019-08-12

USDA predicts agricultural exports will fall $6.3B this year amid trade disputes America's agricultural exports this year are predicted to fall some $6.3 billion from last year, according to a new report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture....
05:26 2019-06-01

U.S.-based equity funds post $22 billion outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by U.S.-China trade tensions pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data released by Refinitiv's Lipper research service on......
23:26 2019-05-30

Airlines downgrade 2019 forecast amid trade spats, fuel hike BERLIN (AP) — The International Air Transport Association is lowering its forecast for the airline industry this year to $28 billion from $35.5 billion amid rising fuel prices and weakening world trade. The Montreal-based IATA said Sunday that “margins are being squeezed by rising costs right ...
18:39 2019-06-02

Oil prices rise amid OPEC supply cuts, but trade worries weigh Oil prices advanced on Monday as ongoing supply cuts led by producer club OPEC kept markets relatively tight, but international benchmark Brent remained below $70 per barrel on concerns over an ongoing trade war between the United States and China....
03:26 2019-05-27

South Korea cancels Japan intelligence deal amid trade dispute South Korea will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid an intensifying dispute over history and trade, South Korea's presidential office said on Thursday....
13:52 2019-08-22

Asian stocks slip amid persisting trade angst, political tensions Asian stocks slipped on Friday, as U.S.-Iran tensions and anxieties over Sino-U.S. trade talks left markets in the region struggling to match the euphoria on Wall Street over a possible U.S. interest rate cut next month....
10:00 2019-06-21

Dow, stocks end higher Tuesday amid Fed hints at rate cut, optimism from Mexico on trade U.S. stocks ended higher after Fed chief remarks on rate cut and Mexico official's optimism on developing trade dispute.        ...
03:39 2019-06-05

U.S. adviser Bolton travels to Japan, South Korea amid trade dispute U.S. national security adviser John Bolton departed on Saturday for a trip to Japan and South Korea as the two countries are in the middle of a trade dispute....
05:52 2019-07-21

Fed Chairman Says U.S. Economy Is Favorable, But Faces ‘Significant Risks’ Amid Trade Uncertainty (Bloomberg) –– Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the U.S. economy is in a favorable place but faces “significant risks” as growth abroad slows amid trade uncertainty. “Trade policy uncertainty seems to be playing a role in the global slowdown and in weak manuf...
22:26 2019-08-23

Oil prices drop on signs global economy slowing amid trade disputes Oil fell on Tuesday amid worries over the outlook for demand after the latest signs that international trade disputes have been dragging on the global economy, although the potential for conflicts in the Middle East offered support to prices....
06:39 2019-07-09

Trump plans to delay auto tariffs amid EU, Japan trade talks The president faces a May 18 deadline over how to proceed with his threat to slap a tariff of as much as 25 percent on imported cars and parts in the name of U.S. national security....
18:13 2019-05-21

Labor pains: Japanese jobs for South Korean graduates dry up amid trade row Song Min-su, a Japanese major in his final year at Hannam University, south of Seoul, has watched in dismay as a spat between South Korea and Japan over wartime forced labor has spiraled into a damaging political and economic row....
15:00 2019-09-04

Stocks tumble amid worries of a U.S.-China tech war A stern condemnation by Beijing of the recent U.S. blacklisting of Huawei Technology has investors concerned about a technology war between the two economic superpowers....
22:26 2019-05-23

Arrests Jump In China's Xinjiang Amid Crackdown The number of people arrested and imprisoned in China's Xinjiang skyrocketed in 2017, according to official data, as Beijing tightens its grip on the troubled region with surveillance and mass......
18:13 2019-09-02

"Differences Should Not Become Disputes": India To China Amid J&K Move Foreign Minister S Jaishankar today sent out a crucial message to China, which recently expressed its strong disapproval of the government's Kashmir move, especially the creation of a separate Union......
15:13 2019-08-12

Duterte in China amid expectation he’ll raise sea disputes Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is in Beijing for a meeting with counterpart Xi Jinping in which he is expected to raise their disputes in the South China Sea...
11:39 2019-08-29

Fear and fervor propel Shanghai's tech board amid trade, Huawei tensions Chinese companies and investors are lining up in spades to take part in Shanghai's new Nasdaq-style tech board, with a groundswell of patriotic support surging further after the U.S. blacklisting of telecom firm Huawei inflamed trade tensions....
14:13 2019-06-11

South Korean leader Moon calls for dialogue with Japan amid trade fight South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Seoul will "gladly join hands" if Tokyo chooses dialogue as the two nations deal with an escalating trade row....
05:26 2019-08-15

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares slugged, bonds bought amid trade gloom Asian shares sank on Monday as the latest salvo in the Sino-U.S. trade war shook confidence in the world economy and sent investors steaming to the safe harbours of sovereign bonds and gold, while slugging emerging market currencies....
05:26 2019-08-26

World Bank chief urges reforms to attract investment amid trade uncertainty Uncertainty from trade tensions and slowing global growth is increasing the need for developing countries to pursue reforms that make them more attractive to private investment, World Bank President David Malpass said....
06:13 2019-06-29

Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions: Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico, with U.S.-based domestic equities funds posting......
03:13 2019-06-07

Euro zone sees economic outlook worsening amid uncertain U.S. trade policy The European Commission lowered its forecast on Wednesday for the euro zone economy next year, saying that uncertainty over U.S. trade policy posed a major risk to the bloc....
11:52 2019-07-10

Top diplomats of S. Korea, Japan hold talks amid high tensions over trade, history The top diplomats of South Korea and Japan held bilateral talks in Beijing on Wednesday as Seoul is considering whether to renew a military information-sharing pact with Tokyo amid badly frayed relations....
16:39 2019-08-21

U.S. economy adds just 130,000 jobs in August amid worries that trade war has sunk its teeth into hiring Hiring was below economists’ forecast of 160,000, heightening fears that Trump’s trade war is starting to bite and the U.S. economy is hitting a rough patch....
15:39 2019-09-06

South Korea pulls out of intel sharing pact with Japan amid trade dispute Withdrawing from an intelligence sharing agreement with Japan alarmingly expands the scope of their trade dispute beyond being purely political and economic, making it also about security....
09:39 2019-08-23

Canada says another citizen detained in China amid diplomatic tensions A Canadian citizen has been detained in the Chinese city of Yantai, a Canadian government spokesman said on Saturday, an incident that comes amid chilly diplomatic relations between the two countries....
03:26 2019-07-14

China, North Korea look to strengthen ties amid US disputes Chinese President Xi Jinping meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this week looking to strengthen their sometimes shaky bond at a time when both are locked in dispute with the United States — Xi over trade and Kim over nuclear weapons...
05:26 2019-06-19

China's retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods take effect amid standoff An increase in Chinese tariffs on most U.S. imports on a $60 billion target list took effect as planned on Saturday, with Beijing retaliating against Washington's escalation in the trade war between the world's two largest economies....
19:52 2019-05-31

Investors run for safety amid threat of broader U.S.-China spat Global stocks were slightly lower on Wednesday as investors sought safety in bonds, the Japanese yen and Swiss franc in muted trade amid renewed worries over the U.S.-China spat after reports Washington has another Chinese tech firm in its sights....
13:39 2019-05-22

China detains another Canadian citizen amid diplomatic tension A Canadian citizen has been detained in China, Canada's government has said. It comes amid a period of tense diplomatic relations between the two countries after the arrest last year of a Hauwei executive in Vancouver....
02:52 2019-07-14

China factory activity falls contracts in May amid dispute BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory activity fell into contraction territory in May amid an ongoing trade dispute with the U.S. that has seen higher tariffs slapped on Chinese exports. The National Bureau of Statistics and an industry group, the China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing, said Frid...
08:52 2019-05-31

Taiwan rebukes China for tourism ban amid rising tension Taiwan's president rebuked China on Thursday over its decision to ban individual travel permits for Chinese visitors to the self-ruled island, saying the move aimed to manipulate presidential elections in January....
12:52 2019-08-01

Taiwan navy holds drill amid China tensions HUALIEN, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s navy has held a major live-firing exercise off the island’s east coast in an area increasingly threatened by Chinese ships and planes. Wednesday’s drills are part of the annual Han Kuang exercises that simulate an attack by China, which claims Taiwan...
11:52 2019-05-22

Philippines' Duterte to visit Beijing amid China sea tensions Philippine President Duterte is once again visiting China, this time to discuss contentious issues like the territorial row over the South China Sea. Calls have grown louder for Duterte to take a tough line on Beijing....
05:52 2019-08-28

ASEAN leaders call for restraint amid sea row, US-China rift Southeast Asian leaders have pressed their call for self-restraint in the disputed South China Sea after a new incident and renewed their alarm over the U.S.-China trade war with one warning it may spiral out of control...
07:26 2019-06-23

China's Huawei eyes new Brazil factory amid 5G push Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to build an $800 million plant in Brazil's Sao Paulo state over the next three years, the governor said, as the Chinese telecom giant continues to ramp up its presence in Latin America to the displeasure of U.S. authorities....
16:26 2019-08-09

China Raises Tariffs On US Goods Amid Escalating Tensions China on Saturday increased tariffs on billions worth of US goods as it prepares to unveil a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign companies that analysts say aims to punish US and foreign firms cutting......
11:00 2019-06-01

Apple CEO Says Doesn't See China Targeting Apple in US-China Trade War Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that his company's products have managed to escape the fallout of President Donald Trump's trade war against China and he thinks it would remain that way....
15:26 2019-06-05

European stocks close lower amid trade war, political worries; Stoxx 600 hits 2½-month low European shares ended Wednesday's session in negative territory amid worries over the U.S.-China trade war and a potential budget standoff between Italy and the EU....
22:39 2019-05-29

U.S. national security adviser Bolton travels to Japan, South Korea amid trade dispute U.S. national security adviser John Bolton departed on Saturday on a trip to Japan and South Korea as the two countries are in the middle of a trade dispute....
01:26 2019-07-21

U.S. stocks trade lower amid fears strong jobs data will work against rate cut hopes The Federal Reserve Board will meet at the end of July to decide what will happen to interest rates in light of the nation’s longest economic expansion on record, now in its 10th year....
21:52 2019-07-05

South Korean battery maker LG Chem aims to rely less on Japanese parts amid trade row South Korea's LG Chem Ltd is pushing for the localization of some battery parts in an effort to reduce its dependence on Japan amid a deepening political and economic feud, its president said on Wednesday....
18:52 2019-08-28

UPDATE 1-Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions -Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico, with U.S.-based domestic equities funds posting $10 billion of cash withdrawals, according to Refinitiv's Lipper research service on Thursday. It...
04:26 2019-06-07

METALS-London copper steadies amid Peru mine blockade; trade tensions linger London copper prices edged higher in early Asian trade on Wednesday, as a new blockade at MMG Ltd's Las Bambas mine in Peru lent support to prices, although gains were capped by ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions. An earlier road blockade at the site by an indigenous community in March and April ...
04:52 2019-05-22

Tepid reaction for Apple's new iPhones in China amid tough competition A lower price tag and new features may not be enough for Apple Inc to win customers for its newly-launched iPhone 11 series in China, the world's largest smartphone market that is already crowded with cheaper and feature-packed rival handsets....
09:39 2019-09-11

China's soybean demand remains strong amid massive hog losses China's appetite for soybeans to feed livestock seems to be holding remarkably strong amid reports that the nation has lost 20 to 70 percent of its hogs to African swine fever....
20:52 2019-08-02

U.S. warship sails through strategic Taiwan Strait amid China tension The U.S. military said on Wednesday it sent a Navy warship through the Taiwan Strait, which separates Taiwan from China, a move likely to anger China during a period of tense relations between Washington and Beijing....
05:52 2019-07-25

China denies Qingdao port visit for US warship amid tensions China has denied a request for a U.S. Navy warship to visit the Chinese port city of Qingdao in recent days, a U.S. defense official told Reuters on Tuesday, amid tensions between the two economic powerhouses....
12:00 2019-08-28

China gives green light for local 5G rollout amid tech tensions with US China has given licenses to major state-owned mobile carriers for the commercial rollout of 5G with analysts suggesting launches could come this year....
11:39 2019-06-06

Not Discussed Resigning With China, Says Hong Kong Leader Amid Protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she has never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the city's political crisis, responding to a Reuters report about a voice recording of......
08:39 2019-09-03

Hong Kong protests kick off amid China army concerns Protesters have gathered in Hong Kong to demand expanded democratic rights and autonomy from mainland China. Some are worried that police might use violence to crack down on the march — or even bring in the military....
13:13 2019-08-03

Dow drops more than 300 points amid new US-China tariffs, weak US manufacturing data Stocks fell on Tuesday, the first trading day of the month, after the world's two largest economies began imposing new tariffs on each other's goods....
17:52 2019-09-03

China's Huawei to invest $800 million in new Brazil factory amid 5G push Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to build an $800 million plant in Brazil's Sao Paulo state over the next three years, the governor said, as the Chinese telecom giant ramps up its presence in Latin America despite U.S. objections....
18:26 2019-08-09

Brazil May chicken exports to China rise close to 50% amid ASF outbreak Brazilian chicken exports to China grew by 49% in May compared to the same period last year as the Asian nation imported more meat to deal with an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) that has impacted domestic production....
18:00 2019-06-07

Trump Defends China Stance Amid Worries About Economic Impact President Trump defended his negotiating stance with China as he rejected fresh comments from a Republican senator in a battleground state urging restraint in the trade war....
02:39 2019-08-30

Feds announce $8.3M in support for beef industry amid standoff with China Canada's beef industry is getting $8.3 million in federal funds, the bulk of it aimed at growing its international market reach as a trade standoff with China continues....
23:26 2019-07-10

METALS-Copper extends losses amid lacklustre China demand Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange declined on Tuesday, poised for a third consecutive drop, on worries of lean demand from China, the world's biggest consumer of the red metal....
12:39 2019-07-09

| Taiwan and US officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have held their first meeting in four decades this month, with the aim of deepening cooperation, the government in Taipei has said....
06:00 2019-05-28

Aussie swimmer snubs China's Sun Yang amid doping dispute Fellow athletes have offered support to Australian swimmer Mack Horton for his boycott of the podium ceremony of a Chinese rival. Olympic winner Sun Yang is accused of cheating after he smashed up his own doping samples....
12:13 2019-07-22

India's foreign minister visits China amid Kashmir crisis The crisis in India-controlled Kashmir, which is reeling from New Delhi's shock decision this week to revoke its autonomy, is likely to dominate the talks between India's foreign minister and Chinese officials....
14:39 2019-08-11

GM, Ford quarterly China sales slide again amid economy woes General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co announced their quarterly sales in China fell, albeit at a slower pace sequentially, as the U.S. automakers were hit by a slowing economy amid the Sino-U.S. trade war....
13:39 2019-07-05

China says pig herd shrinks by 32% in July amid swine fever outbreak China's pig herd shrank by 32.2% in July from the same month a year ago, its agriculture ministry said on Thursday, as African swine fever continues to spread through the country....
16:39 2019-08-16

China To Create Blacklist Of "Unreliable" Foreign Firms Amid Huawei Row China on Friday said it would create a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign firms and individuals in a new escalation of its trade war with the United States....
13:52 2019-05-31

How tax cuts translate to pay hikes for all Ignore how some ignorant economists say about the rich getting richer. Tax cuts are a pay raise for all, especially the minimum wage earners and entry-level employees....
14:39 2019-05-21

How the U.S.-China Trade War Got to This Point The trade war roiling the global economy is being fought not trench by trench but product by product. A typical salvo was a tariff placed by the U.S. in 2018 on imports from China of “Harrows (other than disc), scarifiers, cultivators, weeders and hoes for soil preparation or cultivation.” Beyond th...
19:00 2019-06-13

The U.S. and China Are Talking Trade Again. But They’re Still Far Apart. As the United States eased restrictions on China, President Trump faced questions over whether he was giving up too much in return for vague promises....
02:00 2019-07-01

Who are the top losers of the U.S-China trade war? With U.S.-China tensions threatening to slow global trading volume, economies such as Japan, South Korea and Taiwan will likely be most badly hit.       ...
16:26 2019-06-18

Key dates in the U.S.-China trade war Hopes for settlement of the yearlong U.S.-China trade war dimmed further on Friday as China said it will slap retaliatory tariffs on about $75 billion worth of U.S. goods, the latest escalation in the dispute between the world's two largest economies....
02:26 2019-08-24

The next big thing in China-US trade war As Chinese multinational companies (MNCs) are expanding into new markets following the trade war with the US, the Middle East is the next frontier, a region with north of 200m users now, larger than the whole population of Russia, said a global public policy firm.Sam Blatteis, chief executive of The...
13:39 2019-09-11

Chicken's a winner as diners turn to other meat amid swine fever in China Poultry producers are cashing in as China's swine fever crisis shows no sign of abating, sending prices of chicken soaring. Shares of breeders, meanwhile, have skyrocketed....
11:39 2019-08-01

Ottawa expands insurance for Canadian canola exporters amid China dispute Ottawa increased the insurance coverage available for canola exporters, a government corporation said on Thursday, as it seeks to reduce trade risks amid a dispute with China....
21:26 2019-06-13

China vows to tackle dead pig scam amid swine fever epidemic Criminal gangs in China are faking outbreaks of African swine fever on farms free of the disease and forcing farmers to sell their healthy pigs at sharply lower prices, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
14:26 2019-07-12

China vice premier urges hog production recovery amid swine fever Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua has urged the country's main hog production areas to step up efforts to stabilize and recover production, state news agency Xinhua reported, amid a highly damaging outbreak of African swine fever....
12:26 2019-09-07

Amid crises, frayed U.S. ties give China's Xi political cover at home To the outside world, China's ruling Communist Party - faced with an expanding trade war crimping an already slowing economy and spiraling protests in Hong Kong - is confronting some of its strongest political and economic headwinds in decades....
12:39 2019-08-16

US stock futures point to a mixed open amid China slowdown fears U.S. stock index futures were mixed Monday morning investors pause for breath following a record-setting performance on Wall Street last week and monitor Chinese economic data....
08:39 2019-07-15

Markets fall sharply amid fears of full-scale US-China currency war Yuan devaluation latest escalation of trade war but could help offset US tariffs Financial markets around the world have fallen sharply amid growing fears that the US-China trade dispute could escalate into a full-scale currency war, with damaging consequences for the world economy.The roots of the ...
21:00 2019-08-05

Pence urges China to respect Hong Kong laws amid protest U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged China on Monday to respect the integrity of Hong Kong's laws and repeated President Donald Trump's warning that it would be harder for Washington to make a trade deal with Beijing if there was violence in the former British territory....
00:00 2019-08-20

China Warns U.S. Against Sending Missiles to Asia Amid Fears of an Arms Race A Chinese arms control official said Beijing would “not stand idly by” if the U.S. deployed missiles in the Asia-Pacific region, but did not specify what countermeasures it planned....
20:13 2019-08-06

Taiwan and U.S. security officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have met to deepen cooperation, the government in Taipei said, the first such meeting in four decades that came amid tense relations between the United States and China....
08:52 2019-05-27

Amid U.S. vaping crackdown, Juul enters China with online store openings U.S. e-cigarettes maker Juul Labs Inc, which faces a widening crackdown on vaping at home, has entered China, with online storefronts on e-commerce sites owned by Alibaba Group and JD.com to tap the world’s largest market of smokers....
10:26 2019-09-12

Amid U.S. fears over Huawei, Pompeo warns Swiss about close ties to China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Switzerland about its close business ties with China, telling a newspaper the neutral European country was exposing itself to privacy breaches if it let Chinese companies help build its infrastructure....
13:13 2019-06-04

Canadian navy ships sailed through Taiwan strait amid tension with China China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday that Canadian navy ships sailed through the Strait of Taiwan, which separates self-ruled Taiwan from China, an act that could inflame already bad bilateral relations....
01:52 2019-06-28

Amid protests, U.S. lawmakers say Hong Kong rules could leak tech to China A group of U.S. senators asked President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday to assess U.S. export rules for Hong Kong, expressing concern China could acquire sensitive technologies because of the city's special treatment under U.S. law....
01:26 2019-09-11

GM's China sales decline for fourth straight quarter amid economy woes General Motors Co's second-quarter vehicle sales in China fell 12.2%, as the U.S. automaker was hurt by a slowing economy amid the Sino-U.S. trade war and by heightened competition in its key mid-priced SUV segment....
12:01 2019-07-05

Exclusive: China denies Qingdao port visit for U.S. warship amid tensions China has denied a request for a U.S. Navy warship to visit the Chinese port city of Qingdao in recent days, a U.S. defense official told Reuters on Tuesday, at a time of tense ties between the world's two largest economies....
10:00 2019-08-29

Trump praises U.S. economy amid China spat, vows to back farmers U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday dismissed concerns over a protracted trade war with China, saying the United States was "in a very strong position," a day after his administration ratcheted up tensions by labeling Beijing a currency manipulator....
18:39 2019-08-06

China calls out big state firms, others on pollution violations amid slowing economy fears China has publicly accused dozens of firms, including some of its biggest state enterprises, of exceeding pollution limits and breaching monitoring standards, as concerns rise that the slowing economy is undermining a five-year war on pollution....
19:01 2019-05-21

Masked Hongkongers dismiss government warnings amid fresh fears of China thugs Hong Kongers stage first press conference to challenge government’s ‘empty rhetoric’ on protests after fresh clashesMasked Hongkongers have staged their first press conference, calling for the return of power to the people and the pursuit of democracy, as protest groups and authorities attempt to co...
09:00 2019-08-06

Amid U.S. tech squeeze, China's Tsinghua Unigroup forms new DRAM chip unit Chinese state-backed semiconductor conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup said it has formed a new business unit for producing DRAM, a type of memory chip dominated by companies in South Korea and the United States....
14:39 2019-07-01

China says some Hong Kong protesters' behavior 'intolerable' amid fears military could step in A spokesman for China's Defense Ministry said Wednesday that the behavior of some demonstrators during months-long protests in Hong Kong has been "absolutely intolerable" amid fears that Beijing's military could step in to control the tumult in the semi-autonomous region....
23:39 2019-07-24

Amid Huawei row, China to list 'unreliable' foreign entities that harm Chinese firms China's Commerce Ministry said that it will draft a list of foreign companies, organisations and individuals regarded as "unreliable" for having harmed Chinese firms' interests, state media said....
12:39 2019-05-31

China denies Hong Kong port visit for U.S. Navy ships amid tensions China has denied a request for two U.S. Navy ships to visit Hong Kong in the coming weeks, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, as the political crisis in the former British colony deepened....
00:39 2019-08-14

Trump issues executive order to protect US networks amid China spying concerns President Trump on Wednesday declared a national emergency, signing an executive order that bans U.S. companies from using foreign telecom services that could pose a national security threat....
17:26 2019-05-21

US futures fall amid worries over Middle East tensions and weak China data U.S. stock futures were lower on the final trading day of the week, with investors monitoring attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and reacting to economic data out of China....
10:13 2019-06-14

China could harden its stance on Hong Kong amid perceived interference, says Cornell professor China's perceived interference from the West could harden its stance on Hong Kong, says Eswar Prasad, a professor of trade policy at Cornell University....
16:26 2019-08-29

Chinese ship inches closer to Vietnam coastline amid South China Sea tensions A Chinese survey vessel on Saturday extended its activities to an area closer to Vietnam's coastline, ship tracking data showed, after the United States and Australia expressed concern about China's actions in the disputed waterways....
09:13 2019-08-24

CORRECTED-Amid US vaping crackdown, Juul enters China with online store openings U.S. e-cigarettes maker Juul Labs Inc, which faces a widening crackdown on vaping at home, has entered China, with online storefronts on e-commerce sites owned by Alibaba Group and JD.com to tap the world’s largest market of smokers....
05:13 2019-09-13

U.S. commander says cracks in Asian alliances a worry amid North Korea, China threats The commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps said on Wednesday any crack in alliances in Asia that helped counter threats from North Korea and China were a worry as a spat between Japan and South Korea threatened to spill over into intelligence sharing....
06:52 2019-08-21

TIMELINE-Key dates in the U.S.-China trade war Hopes for an early settlement of the yearlong U.S.-China trade war dimmed this week after the United States accused China of manipulating its currency, and U.S. President Donald Trump said he would not make a deal with Beijing for now. Over the past year, Washington has imposed 25% tariffs on $2...
08:13 2019-08-11

Oil falls as US, China add more tariffs in trade war Oil prices were lower on Monday after new tariffs imposed by the United States and China came into force, raising concerns about a further hit to global growth and demand for crude....
06:26 2019-09-02

Trump says U.S. doing well in trade talks with China President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States was doing well in trade talks with China and that Beijing wanted to make a deal with Washington....
17:26 2019-05-30

Trump: 'I am the chosen one' to take on China over trade U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he was "the chosen one" to address trade imbalances with China, even as congressional researchers warned that his tariffs would reduce U.S. economic output by 0.3% in 2020....
01:00 2019-08-22

How the U.S.-China Trade War Got to This Point: QuickTake The trade war roiling the global economy is being fought not trench by trench but product by product. A typical salvo was a tariff placed by the U.S. in 2018 on imports from China of “Harrows (other than disc), scarifiers, cultivators, weeders and hoes for soil preparation or cultivation.” Beyond th...
14:00 2019-07-06

Syngenta's CEO Navigates the U.S.-China Trade War The pesticide and crop-seed maker’s Erik Fyrwald runs a Chinese state-owned company that is heavily reliant on U.S. farmers, placing him in the middle of the U.S.-China trade war....
14:00 2019-08-28

Here's everything that happened over the weekend with the US-China trade war Tensions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war escalated sharply over the last few days, with much happening as Asian markets were shut down for the weekend....
05:52 2019-08-26

US-China trade war — The unlikely European winners The imminent US tariffs on Chinese goods are expected to throw up some unexpected winners in Europe, a study shows. The gains for the European countries are only likely to increase if China chooses to retaliate....
20:52 2019-08-13

Exclusive: New Study Says U.S. Can’t Win the Trade War and Neither Can China The escalating U.S.-China trade war is unwinnable by either side, according to new research shown exclusively to TIME. On Sept. 1, the Trump Administration slapped 15% levies on an additional $125 billion of Chinese imports, prompting Beijing to retaliate with 5-10% tariffs on 1,717 American product...
12:26 2019-09-06

How China’s Currency Could Become a Trade War Weapon A weaker renminbi blunts President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese-made goods. But the strategy carries risks beyond worsening relations with the United States....
20:13 2019-08-05

Lighthizer says US and China talking again on trade U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Wednesday that his office was once again in conversations with Chinese counterparts following a breakdown in trade negotiations last month....
19:00 2019-06-19

UK's IQE sees sales hit from U.S.-China trade war Britain's IQE Plc warned its sale volumes had been hit by the trade war between Beijing and Washington, but said it was still receiving orders from multiple customers in Asia....
08:39 2019-07-23

Timeline: Key dates in the U.S.-China trade war The U.S.-China trade war intensified on Aug. 1 with U.S. President Donald Trump vowing to levy 10% tariffs on a remaining $300 billion (£247 billion) list of consumer goods imports from China starting on Sept. 1....
23:52 2019-08-01

U.S.-China trade talks: where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are due to meet on Saturday at the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Japan to try to resurrect a deal to end a costly trade war....
22:26 2019-06-28

Trump says no trade at all with China 'would be fine with me' President Trump defended his move to slap tariffs on an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods by saying that he would be fine if all trade between the U.S. and China came to an end....
02:26 2019-08-02

Here's what to do if the US-China trade war ignites layoffs The trade war with China and rising pressure on manufacturers and retailers are bringing a new worry: layoffs. Here's how to manage if you lose your job....
15:52 2019-05-21

Egypt hikes fuel prices by up to 22 percent Egypt has hiked up fuel and cooking gas prices, in further austerity measures designed to overhaul the country’s ailing economy, but inflicting a heavy cost on the poor and the middle class...
13:13 2019-07-05

EU stresses support for Cuba even as U.S. hikes sanctions The European Union is committed to helping Cuba develop its economy, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Monday during a three-day trip to Havana, even as the United States hikes sanctions on the Communist-run island....
01:13 2019-09-10

Ryanair 'hikes fares with rip-off exchange rates' Holidaymakers who book Ryanair flights from abroad are paying inflated fares after being slapped with rip-off exchange rates, a consumer group has said....
01:39 2019-06-15

Recall issued for pork pizza products Table 87 Frozen, a Brooklyn N.Y. firm is recalling 649 pounds of frozen pizza products that contain pork. According to the USDA, the pizzas were produced without federal inspection from the Food Safety and Inspection Service. Table 87 Frozen prosciutto personal sized pizzas were produced from April ...
09:52 2019-06-08

Tainted Pork, Ill Consumers and an Investigation Thwarted Drug-resistant infections from food are growing. But powerful industry interests are blocking scientists and investigators from getting information they need to combat the problem....
09:39 2019-08-04

How Many Hogs Can Be Slaughtered Per Hour? Pork Industry Wants More A proposed federal rule would essentially do away with speed limits at pork processing plants. Some watchdog groups worry it will threaten worker and consumer safety....
10:00 2019-08-09

Exclusive: Amid crisis, China rejected Hong Kong plan to appease protesters - sources Earlier this summer, Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, submitted a report to Beijing that assessed protesters' five key demands and found that withdrawing a contentious extradition bill could help defuse the mounting political crisis in the territory....
09:39 2019-08-30

Ford names new president for China joint venture to deepen alliance amid falling sales Ford Motor Co on Thursday named Steven Armstrong president of the Changan Ford joint venture in China to deepen the alliance and push for more models, as the U.S. carmaker tries to stem a decline in sales in the world's second largest economy....
19:13 2019-08-22

Amid Hour-Long Lines, Customers Fight Over Products as Costco Opens First Store in China (Bloomberg) — Costco Wholesale Corp.’s first outlet in China opened on Tuesday and was soon overrun with customers willing to fight over discounted products and wait hours to pay for their purchases. The American retail giant had to suspend operations in its Shanghai store in the afterno...
02:26 2019-08-28

US-China trade war, sea row in ASEAN summit spotlight BANGKOK (AP) — Southeast Asian leaders will commit to conclude a long-delayed regional trade pact this year despite lingering odds to fend off risks from a protracted U.S.-China trade war when they gather for a weekend summit in Thailand. The Chinese sinking of a Philippine boat, which endangered 22...
08:26 2019-06-22

Explainer: U.S.-China trade talks - where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed this week to meet at the G20 summit in Japan in late June to discuss how to end a nearly year-long trade war....
20:13 2019-06-20

Rare Earths, the U.S.-China Trade War and Your Phone U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to cut off the supply of chips and processors to Huawei Technologies Co. is hitting China’s biggest tech company where it hurts – its dependence on other nations for the semiconductors and software in smartphones and networking gear. So when Chinese President Xi ...
16:00 2019-05-21

Oil spills into U.S.-China trade war, prices slump China said on Friday it would impose tariffs on U.S. crude oil imports for the first time, sending prices down nearly 4% to two-week lows as the escalating bilateral trade war fed worries over a slowdown in global oil demand....
02:26 2019-08-24

How the trade war with China could ruin your Fourth of July President Donald Trump's trade war with China may raise fireworks prices, hitting Fourth of July displays, jobs and businesses next Independence Day.       ...
19:39 2019-06-20

Oil soars 4% on easing US-China trade tensions Oil prices rose almost 5% on Tuesday after the United States said it would delay imposing a 10% tariff on certain Chinese products, easing concerns over a global trade war that has pummeled the market in recent months....
03:26 2019-08-14

Google’s Pixel might not be affected by the US-China trade war Google upcoming Pixel 4 flagship is likely to be just as pricey as its predecessor, if not even more expensive. Google didn’t make it a secret when it launched the Pixel line a few years ago that it is going after the premium market, and that it wants to compete with the likes of Apple and Sam...
01:39 2019-08-29

Can Africa benefit from US-China trade spat? There's little reason for African nations to be afraid of the US-China trade spat. On the contrary, African economies could gain in importance, should their new free trade agreement be filled with life....
14:39 2019-06-28

Explainer: U.S.-China trade war - the levers they can pull The escalating trade war between the United States and China has gone beyond tariffs as the countries increase pressure on each other to cede ground....
23:01 2019-06-05

China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says Beijing is ready to resume trade talks with Washington, China's ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said, as a top U.S. business lobby in China said nearly half its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China due to the trade war....
05:26 2019-05-22

Trump looks to the sky, says he is ‘the chosen one’ to fight China trade war The U.S. president made the comments outside the White House, telling reporters that his life would be easier had he not mounted a trade war with China....
00:39 2019-08-22

Choppy Waters Ahead for the U.S.-China Trade War The U.S.-China trade conflict continues to escalate. When the most recent round of talks produced no apparent progress, President Trump upped the ante by announcing new tariffs on the $300 billion in Chinese imports the U.S. hadn’t already taxed. Beijing first responded by warning that it woul...
19:52 2019-08-08

China's supercomputers are the latest target in US trade war The US and China have been locked in a race for the world's most powerful supercomputer. China was in the lead with its Sunway TaihuLight, which has a 93 petaflop capacity. But the US surpassed that last year, when it released the Summit, which can r......
21:52 2019-06-21

U.S. manufacturing contracts as trade war with China bites U.S. manufacturing activity contracted for the first time in three years in August, with new orders and hiring declining sharply as trade tensions weighed on business confidence, raising financial market fears of a recession....
23:52 2019-09-03

US, China Negotiators Resume Trade War Talks Top US and Chinese negotiators held phone talks on Tuesday as the world's top two economies seek to resolve their trade war, more than a week after they declared a truce....
06:26 2019-07-10

Oil dragged into U.S.-China trade war, prices slump China on Friday threatened to impose tariffs on U.S. crude oil imports for the first time, sending prices down nearly 4% to two-week lows as the escalating bilateral trade war fed worries over a slowdown in global oil demand....
20:00 2019-08-23

Trump signals some regret on China trade war President Donald Trump signaled regret Sunday for an escalating trade war with China, as he faces a tense reception from world leaders meeting amid mounting anxiety of a global economic slowdown at the Group of Seven summit in France...
11:00 2019-08-25

U.S.-China Trade Talks Will End in a Deal, Former Negotiator Says A former top U.S. trade negotiator said talks with China for a trade deal had made significant progress despite recent setbacks and an agreement would eventually be reached....
15:00 2019-05-21

China says will respond if U.S. escalates trade tension China will respond firmly if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said further tariffs were ready to kick in if no deal was reached at a G20 summit this month....
14:13 2019-06-11

China's Currency Weakening Escalates Trade War Beijing’s move to devalue its currency escalated the U.S.-China trade fight yet again and raised the potential of another retaliatory round from Washington....
20:39 2019-08-05

Trump-China trade war a boon for bitcoin The Trump-China trade war has been bad for stocks — but good for bitcoin. Turmoil in global stock markets sent the price of the controversial digital coin up more than 7% Wednesday as a falling yuan sent Chinese investors fleeing, according to experts. That’s because bitcoin, which touts itself as a...
20:39 2019-08-05

Oil prices edge up but US-China trade war drags Oil prices edged up on Tuesday, but remained under pressure as the escalating U.S.-China trade war stoked concerns over global economic growth and future demand for crude....
04:13 2019-08-06

U.S., China Agree to Resume Trade Negotiations President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to resume trade talks and the U.S. consented to halt additional tariffs on Chinese goods for now....
07:39 2019-06-29

China Signals It Is Willing to Return to Trade Talks With U.S. After weeks of escalating trade tensions with the U.S., China modulated its rhetoric, suggesting negotiations remain a priority and laying out conditions for doing so....
13:52 2019-06-02