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Businesses that initially avoided Trump China tariffs now fear getting caught up in trade war

Businesses that previously avoided the Trump administration's China tariffs now face levies on the same products under the latest proposal to put tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, illust...

Businesses that initially avoided Trump China tariffs now fear getting caught up in trade war

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Trump says he has 'no' fear China trade war could lead to recession President Trump said Thursday that he had no fear that Chinese economic retaliation in the ongoing trade war would lead to a recession in the U.S. He argued that China was unlikely to retaliate in the first place and it would do more damage to the itself if it did....
12:39 2019-08-16

Don't be a trade war casualty: Here's 9 ways small businesses can survive Trump's tariffs Make no mistake: We're in a trade war and someone's going to pay. Stock up, lock in rates and hunker down until the battles are over.        ...
19:52 2019-06-05

American businesses in China: Tariffs are hurting us Trump's latest tariff increase — and Beijing's counterpunch — are hitting U.S. companies in China, according to a survey of American firms in Asia's largest economy....
03:00 2019-05-22

If Trump wants tariffs with China, then look to Taiwan and Japan for trade With both sides retreating to their respective corners, it appears the trade conflict between the United States and China, the two largest economies in the world, isn’t going to end anytime soon....
20:01 2019-05-21

Trump defends stance on China trade after new tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that things are going well with China, insisting U.S. consumers are not paying for import taxes he has imposed on goods from that country although economists say Americans are footing the bill....
16:52 2019-08-03

Trump rips China over trade, vows new tariffs in September A day after the latest round of trade talks ended without a deal, President Trump on Thursday bashed China and said the US would impose 10% tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods on Sept. 1. “Our representatives have just returned from China where they had constructive talks having t...
00:13 2019-08-02

Trump vows new tariffs on China, says Xi moving too slow on trade President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would impose a 10% tariff on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese imports starting Sept. 1, after negotiators failed to make progress in U.S.-China trade talks, sending shockwaves through U.S. markets....
23:52 2019-08-01

Trump hits China with more tariffs, says Xi moving too slow on trade U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would impose a 10% tariff on $300 billion of Chinese imports from Sept. 1 and could raise tariffs further if China's President Xi Jinping fails to move more quickly to strike a trade deal....
02:39 2019-08-02

Trump says China trade talks 'back on track,' new tariffs on hold The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after President Donald Trump offered concessions including no new tariffs and an easing of restrictions on tech company Huawei in order to reduce tensions with Beijing....
20:13 2019-06-29

Asia set to trade lower as Trump announces fresh tariffs on China Stocks in Asia were set to fall on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump announced overnight that fresh tariffs on Chinese goods will be slapped with effect from Sept. 1....
02:13 2019-08-02

Trump hits China with more tariffs, sharply escalating trade dispute U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose a 10% tariff on $300 billion of Chinese imports from Sept. 1, sharply escalating a bruising trade war between the world's largest economies and jolting financial markets....
06:39 2019-08-02

Trump accuses China of backtracking on trade and promises to add tariffs next month President Trump said Thursday that he would place tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods starting in September, claiming that China was refusing to live up to prior promises made in the trade talks. The president first said the tariffs would be set at 10%, and then said later Thursday aftern...
02:26 2019-08-02

Trump says he’s holding off on new China tariffs for the ‘time being,’ announces trade talks to resume OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Trump says he’s holding off on new China tariffs for the ‘time being,’ announces trade talks to resume. The post Trump says he’s holding off on new China tariffs for the ‘time being,’ announces trade talks to resume appeared first on LEX18.com....
09:52 2019-06-29

WRAPUP 5-Trump says China trade talks 'back on track,' new tariffs on hold The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after President Donald Trump offered concessions including no new tariffs and an easing of restrictions on tech company Huawei in order to reduce tensions with Beijing....
00:39 2019-06-30

China Trade Talks "Back On Track", New Tariffs On Hold: Donald Trump The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after President Donald Trump offered concessions including no new tariffs and an easing of restrictions on tech company Huawei in......
12:39 2019-07-01

Trump believes China will make trade deal, but tariffs ready -CNBC U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday additional tariffs on Chinese goods were ready to kick in after the G20 summit this month if no trade deal is reached with China and criticized Federal Reserve policies as "destructive" for the United States....
16:13 2019-06-10

Tariffs as a weapon? Immigration deal with Mexico may embolden Donald Trump in trade talks with China White House says threat of tariffs helped the U.S. reach an immigration deal with Mexico. Could it have the same result in trade talks with China?       ...
03:26 2019-06-12

With US-China talks stalled, critics fear tariffs will stay for the long term Lawmakers and the business community are growing increasingly concerned that President Trump's tariffs on Chinese goods will be around for the long term....
14:52 2019-06-14

Businesses say they're running out of wiggle room in coping with Trump tariffs Business groups are warning Washington that adding further tariffs on imported Chinese goods will start having noticeable negative effects on the economy....
00:52 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

Tariffs Would Hit Many Goods That Previously Avoided Penalties A U.S. threat to impose escalating tariffs on all imports from Mexico would hit sectors that have had little exposure to the Trump administration’s aggressive trade initiatives, including importers of autos, crude oil and fruits and vegetables....
19:13 2019-05-31

U.S. businesses are taking down job listings as Trump’s trade war grows Companies have already scaled back spending on equipment and new buildings. Now there are early signs that business leaders are pulling back on hiring, too....
18:26 2019-08-13

‘It’s Bad News For the Free Market.’ U.S. Businesses Are Spooked by President Trump’s Trade Policies (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s aggressive and wildly unpredictable use of tariffs is spooking American business groups, which have long formed a potent force in his Republican Party. Corporate America was blindsided last week when Trump threatened to impose crippling taxes on Me...
09:00 2019-06-12

China rejects threats, tariffs as way to resolve trade war BEIJING (AP) — China’s Commerce Ministry says officials on both sides are preparing for a meeting of Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping next week in Osaka, but that threats and tariffs will not resolve trade tensions between the two biggest economies. Ministry spokesman Gao Feng said Thurs...
12:52 2019-06-20

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 says existing U.S. tariffs must be removed for a trade deal Existing U.S. tariffs will have to be removed if there is to be a trade deal between Beijing and Washington, China's commerce ministry said on Thursday....
15:26 2019-07-04

Farmers and ranchers caught in the middle of Trump’s trade wars The past few years have been trying times for America’s farmers and ranchers. As President Trump’s trade war with China drags on with no end in sight, the outlook for the American agricultural sector, deeply dependent on expanded market access abroad, gets ever bleaker....
13:52 2019-08-19

As Facebook cracks down on fake political ads, businesses are getting caught in the crossfire Facebook's automated system for detecting political advertising has flagged ads mentioning certain issues, even if they're not politically motivated. Small business owners who rely on Facebook advertising say they are frustrated....
17:26 2019-06-28

Mnuchin threatens China with tariffs if they bail on trade deal Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly urged China to come back to trade talks, threatening more tariffs if Beijing doesn’t live up to its commitments. “If they want to come back to the table and complete the deal on the terms that we were continuing to negotiate, that would be great,” he said...
01:39 2019-06-09

China softens stance on trade after saying it has to take counter-measures to US tariffs "We hope the U.S. side will meet China half-way, and implement the consensus reached by the two leaders during their meeting in Osaka," China's spokesperson at the foreign ministry Hua Chunying said....
16:13 2019-08-16

German businesses fear repeat of historic shutdown of Rhine river Climate change and the resulting heatwaves that are sweeping Europe are increasing the risk of making the continent's most important waterway impassable for longer periods — a threat that's worrying businesses....
12:13 2019-08-01

EXPLAINER-Trump's China tariffs: Paid by U.S. importers, not by China With U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on Thursday of tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports, nearly all goods from China will be subject to import taxes, and Trump says they generate billions of dollars in revenues for the U.S. Treasury from China. But that is not how tari...
06:26 2019-08-02

Explainer - Trump's China tariffs: Paid by U.S. importers, not by China With U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on Thursday of tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports, nearly all goods from China will be subject to import taxes, and Trump says they generate billions of dollars in revenues for the U.S. Treasury from China....
02:39 2019-08-02

Senior China diplomat says more U.S. tariffs incorrect way to resolve trade dispute Threatening more tariffs on Chinese goods was not a correct or constructive way to resolve the U.S.-China trade dispute, senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi said on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would slap a 10% tariff on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese imports starting Sept. 1....
06:39 2019-08-02

China hawks fear Trump is ready to deal on Huawei At the Group of 20 gathering, Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to ask the President Trump to allow American companies to resume sales to Huawei. Trump faces a GOP backlash if he agrees....
02:26 2019-06-28

Trump Could Raise Tariffs on China. Here’s How China Could Respond. Beijing could match what the United States does, and its options include upping the ante in untraditional ways. But most of its choices come with drawbacks....
22:26 2019-05-21

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

US and European allies may have avoided sanctions clash over Iran trade vehicle A European financial entity created to circumvent U.S. sanctions on Iran might not run afoul of the law after all, following talks between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his German counterpart outlining the limitations on the initiative....
00:26 2019-06-01

10% Tariffs Were Manageable. At 25%, Businesses Are Squirming. An importer of vinyl flooring spends “nearly 100% of my energy” trying to defray the cost of Washington’s levies on Chinese products. How these decisions get made, across the economy, will help determine how higher costs get distributed and their effects on sales....
19:26 2019-08-12

Talking trade at G20: Can Xi veer Trump away from tariffs? Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping will talk about trade when they meet during the G20 summit, in an attempt to stop ties between the world's top two economies from tilting toward sustained confrontation....
04:39 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

Mexico, US businesses weigh threatened tariffs President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, starting in June, has drawn the ire of both Mexico and the US business community who fear a negative impact on the economies of both countries. (June 3)        ...
00:13 2019-06-04

Here's why tariffs are extra bad for smaller businesses Large companies can adjust to looming tariffs on goods imported from China better than smaller companies.        ...
03:52 2019-05-31

Trump Tariffs on Mexico Could Slow Trade to a Crawl President Trump’s plan to impose new tariffs on goods imported from Mexico starting Monday could dramatically slow trade along the U.S. southern border at a moment when the strategic commercial corridor is getting busier....
00:39 2019-06-08

Trump says auto tariffs never off the table in EU trade talks President Donald Trump on Friday blasted the European Union for its use of trade barriers and revived his threat to impose U.S. tariffs on European automobiles if he does not see progress in stalled negotiations between the longstanding partners....
00:13 2019-08-03

Trump says 'at least' $300B in new China tariffs possible President Trump said Thursday that while trade negotiations remain ongoing with China, his administration was preparing "at least" $300 billion in new tariffs on their goods if the talks fall apart....
15:52 2019-06-06

Trump and China tussle over tariffs Now, what’s a president to do? President Trump made a big bet when he said last week that he was going to impose stiff tariffs on billions of dollars worth of Chinese-produced goods. And, just days later, the Chinese counterattacked by allowing their currency — the yuan — to fall sharply in value. T...
14:52 2019-08-06

UPDATE 1-Trump says auto tariffs never off the table in EU trade talks President Donald Trump on Friday blasted the European Union for its use of trade barriers and revived his threat to impose U.S. tariffs on European automobiles if he does not see progress in stalled negotiations between the longstanding partners....
08:52 2019-08-03

Oil prices rebound after Trump trade tariffs trigger plunge Oil prices rose more than 2% on Friday, rebounding from their biggest falls in years after U.S. President Donald Trump imposed more tariffs on Chinese imports, intensifying the trade war between the world's two biggest economies and crude consumers....
06:39 2019-08-02

SNAPSHOT-Trump heightens trade tensions with tariffs on Mexico U.S. President Donald Trump, already at loggerheads with China over tariffs, has announced U.S. levies on all goods from Mexico unless it stopped people from illegally crossing into the United States, increasing fears that opening a new trade war front will threaten global and U.S. growth....
19:52 2019-05-31

Top Trump official says tariffs on Mexico will not derail trade deal Top administration officials said on Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexican imports would not interfere with the finalization of a North American trade pact and were designed to force Mexico's hand in immigration talks....
19:26 2019-06-02

Trump says he'll decide on China tariffs after G-20 summit President Trump said Thursday that he would make a decision on whether to impose 25% tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods after the G-20 summit in Japan at the end of the month. Trump is scheduled to have a face-to-face meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the meeting....
17:39 2019-06-06

600 companies warn Trump on China tariffs American retailers, manufacturers and tech companies warned President Donald Trump on Thursday that tariffs on China will damage the US economy, lead to job losses and harm millions of consumers....
16:26 2019-06-14

Why New Balance turned on Trump over China tariffs American sneaker company New Balance welcomed President Donald Trump's tough trade stance in 2016 -- but now the athletic footwear manufacturer is strongly opposing the President's latest threat to expand tariffs on China....
20:00 2019-06-17

Trump Threatens China With Further $300 Billion Of Tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to hit China with "at least" another $300 billion of tariffs but said he thought both China and Mexico wanted to make deals in their trade disputes with the......
11:26 2019-06-06

Trump threatens to increase tariffs on China again ​​President Trump on Thursday upped the ante on China, ​saying he’ll decide by the end of the month whether to impose tariffs ​on another​ $300 billion ​in​ Chinese imports. ​”Our talks with China – a lot of interesting things are happening. We’ll see what happens​.​ In the m...
17:26 2019-06-06

Trump: Decision on ramping up China tariffs soon President Donald Trump says he will make a decision about ramping up tariffs on China after he speaks with President Xi at a G-20 summit of nations later this month in Japan. (June 6)        ...
17:26 2019-06-06

Small businesses are balking at the latest round of proposed tariffs In recent months, business groups have begun to express concern about ongoing trade tensions and the impact frayed relationships may have on the companies' bottom lines....
21:52 2019-06-03

Trump, Xi Agree To Restart Trade Talks; No New Tariffs On Chinese Goods Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump agreed on Saturday to restart fractious China-US trade negotiations, with Beijing saying Washington agreed not to slap new tariffs on its......
07:52 2019-06-29

Trade war looms over G20 as Trump attacks India over tariffs - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as US president blasts India for raising tariffs on American goodsLatest: China to present ‘trade terms’ to TrumpFact check: Is Trump right about China?Trump: New Indian tariffs are unacceptableIndia has imposed retaliatory tariffs on apple...
18:39 2019-06-27

Costco says 'prices will go up' in the wake of U.S. trade war with China as tariffs rise Costco is latest retailer to say that the trade war between China and the U.S. will lead to higher prices but it's taking steps to withstand trade war        ...
03:52 2019-05-31

Trump ready to slap more tariffs on China after G20 meeting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was ready to impose another round of punitive tariffs on Chinese imports if he does not reach a trade deal with China's president at a Group of 20 summit later this month....
21:13 2019-06-10

Trump: things 'going along very well' with China as markets fall over tariffs US imposed new tariff on $300bn of Chinese goodsPresident falsely claims US consumers not paying tariff costsDonald Trump has said things are “going along very well” with China, a day after financial markets around the world fell sharply following the president’s threat to impose a new tariff on $30...
19:52 2019-08-03

US President Donald Trump Hits China With More Tariffs The announcement on Thursday extends US President Donald Trump's trade tariffs to nearly all of the Chinese goods the US imports and marks an abrupt end to a temporary truce in a trade row that has......
09:52 2019-08-02

Will Decide On China's Tariffs After G20 Meeting: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said that he would wait until after a G20 meeting in Japan at the end of the month before deciding whether to impose new tariffs on Chinese goods that could be worth $325......
22:39 2019-06-06

Trump’s Case for China Tariffs Fails to Persuade A survey finds that voters think the trade measures will be bad for the United States, and that even most Republicans say they will lead to higher prices....
18:26 2019-06-28

Trump Incorrectly Has Insisted ‘China’s Paying the Tariffs’ President Trump has stated that China is paying for all or most of the tariffs on Chinese imports. On Tuesday, the Trump administration said it would delay the tariffs until after this year’s holiday spending....
01:00 2019-08-15

Real Winners From Trump's Tariffs Are China's Neighbors Preliminary evidence suggests that extra U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods are a cost to both countries while rewarding the likes of South Korea and Taiwan...
13:26 2019-05-29

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

More than 600 U.S. companies warn Trump against imposing tariffs on China Over 600 American companies and business associations warned President Donald Trump that a trade war with China will hurt the United States, urging him to return to the negotiating table with its largest trading partner....
15:00 2019-06-14

Trump ready to slap new tariffs on China after G20 meeting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was ready to impose another round of punitive tariffs on Chinese imports if he does not reach a trade deal with China's president at a G20 summit later this month....
20:00 2019-06-10

How Much More Expensive Will Clothing Be Under Trump's China Import Tariffs? By now you may have heard that increasing tariffs on imports from China may impact the cost of everything from sneakers to patio furniture by up to 25%....
23:13 2019-06-06

Trump threatens tariffs if China’s Xi doesn’t meet with him WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says if Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan, this month, additional tariffs will go into effect. But Trump says he expects Xi to attend. Trump made the threat during an ...
16:13 2019-06-10

Stocks sink after Trump raises tariffs on China President Trump's announcement of a 10% tariff on Chinese imports reversed a positive day for the Dow Jones Industrial Average.       ...
00:00 2019-08-03

Trump announces more tariffs on goods made in China The US plans to add more tariffs to Chinese imports starting September 1st. President Donald Trump made the announcement on Twitter, stating the nation would impose a 10 percent tariff on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, in addition to an existin......
23:39 2019-08-01

Trump to decide on $300 billion China tariffs after G20 meeting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would decide whether to carry out his threat to hit Beijing with tariffs on at least $300 billion in Chinese goods after a meeting of leaders of the world's largest economies late this month....
19:13 2019-06-06

Chamber of Commerce slams new Trump tariffs on China The Chamber of Commerce, the nation's largest business trade federation, slammed President Trump's announcement that he would enact tariffs on an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, arguing that it would "undermine" the U.S. economy....
03:39 2019-08-03

How Trump tariffs on China and Mexico could hurt US economy WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s escalating tariffs on imports to the United States have begun to amount to serious money — and potentially to imperil one of the most resilient economies in American history. Until now, the economy has largely shrugged off damage from Trump’s tr...
18:39 2019-06-06

No concessions from China as Trump postpones some tariffs: U.S. officials China made no concessions to the United States after President Donald Trump postponed threatened tariffs on some Chinese imports until mid-December, senior U.S. officials said on Wednesday, adding that talks aimed at resolving the trade fight would continue and markets should be patient....
19:52 2019-08-14

Chuck Schumer backs Trump on new China tariffs Chuck Schumer offered some rare praise for President Trump on Thursday, backing his decision to slap a 10% tariff on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods on Sept. 1. “We have to be really tough on China. They’ve taken advantage of us,” he said. “America has lost trillions of dollars and millions of j...
00:13 2019-08-02

Trump threatens China with tariffs on further $300 billion of goods U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to hit China with tariffs on "at least" another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods but said he thought both China and Mexico wanted to make deals in their trade disputes with the United States....
11:39 2019-06-06

Trump says China is paying tariffs, but U.S. companies keep getting the bill Businesses are coping with the trade war by swallowing smaller profits, implementing selective price increases and shifting their Chinese orders to factories in in other countries....
18:39 2019-07-23

Trump reaching limit on China tariffs — but has other tools President Trump has nearly reached the limit in terms of what he can do with tariffs as part of the trade war with China and would have to use other tools to increase pressure....
13:52 2019-08-07

US companies' message to Trump: Don't expand China tariffs Businesses, trade groups, and individuals have written to complain that tariffs would drive up prices for consumers, squeeze profits, and leave U.S. companies at a competitive disadvantage....
16:26 2019-06-17

Apple's AirPods will not escape Trump's China tariffs The iPhone contributed less than half of Apple's revenue for the first time in seven years during its latest reported fiscal quarter. The iPhone's decline was offset by a 50% jump in sales of wearables....
21:13 2019-08-13

Trump's Mexico tariffs could be 'extremely problematic' for the revamped NAFTA, trade official says Trump's announcement for a 5% tariff on goods from Mexico is "so far only an announcement," the head of Mexico's Trade & NAFTA Office says....
03:39 2019-06-01

US stocks are set to slip on trade-war jitters after Trump threatens another $4 billion in tariffs on EU goods Assoicated Press/Alex Brandon US stocks are set to slip on Tuesday after the Trump administration threatened to slap tariffs on $4 billion worth of EU goods in retaliation for the union's subsidies to Airbus. The news "dented the market sentiment" that had been lifted by the recent truce in the US-...
05:00 2019-07-03

Echo Trump’s Tough Talk, or Lift Tariffs? Democrats Clash Over Trade Though presidential candidates appearing at a debate on Tuesday generally favored a strong approach to China, they differed over whether protectionism was the way forward....
18:00 2019-07-31

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

Trump decision on China tariffs depends on Xi meeting: U.S. official U.S. President Donald Trump's decision on whether to impose a new round of tariffs on Chinese goods is contingent on the outcome of his meeting this weekend with Chinese President Xi Jinping, for which no preconditions have been agreed, a senior Trump administration official said on Thursday....
19:26 2019-06-27

Why is Trump imposing tariffs on China and how could it affect global economy? The US is threatening to impose tariffs on a further $300bn of Chinese goodsMarkets take fright as Trump ramps up US-China trade warGlobal stocks fell sharply on Friday after Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on $300bn (£247.6bn) of Chinese goods in a rapid escalation of the trade war betwee...
18:26 2019-08-02

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 warns of retaliation after Trump threatens fresh tariffs China on Friday said it would not be blackmailed and warned of retaliation after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to slap a 10% tariff on $300 billion of Chinese imports from next month, sharply escalating a trade row between the world's biggest economies....
21:13 2019-08-02

WRAPUP 3-Trump ready to slap more tariffs on China after G20 meeting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was ready to impose another round of punitive tariffs on Chinese imports if he cannot make progress in trade talks with China's President at a Group of 20 summit later this month....
00:13 2019-06-11

Trump decision on China tariffs depends on Xi meeting-U.S. official U.S. President Donald Trump's decision on whether to impose a new round of tariffs on Chinese goods is contingent on the outcome of his meeting this weekend with Chinese President Xi Jinping, for which no preconditions have been agreed, a senior Trump administration official said on Thursday....
19:26 2019-06-27

Bah humbug! Trump's plan for more China tariffs to hit festive shoppers This year's holiday season could be tighter for many Americans if the U.S. government imposes tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese imports - because that will include tech products, game consoles, toys, cribs, ornaments and Santa hats....
02:39 2019-06-18

Asia shares set to drop as China retaliates against Trump's new tariffs Asia markets were set to trade lower as the U.S.-China trade war intensified, after Beijing said it is suspending agricultural product purchases in response to Trump's new tariffs....
02:00 2019-08-06

Trump's new tariffs on China might shrink the global economy, says bank CEO "It's not good for Asia's economy, it's not good for China, but it's also not good for the U.S., because ultimately, we are not able to utilize the efficiencies that each of the economies are able to offer," says OCBC's chief executive officer....
21:26 2019-08-02

Apple CEO warns Trump about China tariffs, Samsung competition U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he has spoken with Apple Inc's Chief Executive Tim Cook about the impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports as well as competition from South Korean company Samsung Electronics Co Ltd....
03:39 2019-08-19

WRAPUP 2-Trump ready to slap more tariffs on China after G20 meeting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was ready to impose another round of punitive tariffs on Chinese imports if he does not reach a trade deal with China's president at a Group of 20 summit later this month....
22:00 2019-06-10

Publishers Plead With Trump Not to Impose a ‘Bible Tax’ With New China Tariffs (Bloomberg) — Book publishers are imploring President Donald Trump not to impose “a Bible tax.’’ Proposed tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese goods would include printed materials, which would especially affect Bibles and children’s books predominantly produced in China ...
21:13 2019-06-20

Trump says agreed U.S. won't raise tariffs, China will buy U.S. farm goods U.S. President Donald Trump said he and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping agreed on Saturday that the United States would refrain from raising levies on Chinese imports for now while China would buy more U.S. agricultural products....
10:00 2019-06-29

Trump says he delayed China tariffs as Christmas gift to US shoppers President: ‘We’re doing this for the Christmas season’US-China trade talks to resume again in two weeks’ timeDonald Trump played Santa Claus on Tuesday, telling reporters he was delaying tariffs on Chinese imports to avoid any adverse impact on US shoppers before the festive season. Related: Trump o...
23:26 2019-08-13

Trump's China tariffs drag business profitability to pre-tax cut levels The likelihood of corporate profit margins tumbling from a 2018 record to pre-tax cut levels or lower increased after President Trump brushed off the possibility of a quick trade agreement with China to end pricey tariffs on the country's imports....
20:39 2019-05-28

Tim Cook Warns Trump China Tariffs Help Samsung Over Apple Donald Trump said on Sunday that he had spoken with Apple CEO Tim Cook about the impact of US tariffs on Chinese imports as well as competition from South Korean company Samsung Electronics....
09:13 2019-08-19

Asian stocks cheer Trump's delay of some China tariffs Asian stocks joined a global equities surge on Wednesday, after Washington delayed tariffs on some Chinese imports and gave much-needed relief for markets gripped by political and economic turmoil....
09:52 2019-08-14

Trump Suspends Tariffs on Board Games and Toys from China, for Now Anyway It looks like board games, toys, and video games won’t be seeing a monumental price hike anytime soon. President Donald Trump has announced that he’s suspended the planned $300 billion worth of additional tariffs against select imported goods from China—although, knowing Trump, this could easily be ...
19:52 2019-07-02

Trump's threat of new China tariffs sparks backlash from US retailers Industry warns of job losses and higher consumer prices after president targets another $300bn in importsUS retailers were lining up on Thursday night against Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on a fresh $300bn of Chinese imports in September, if a US-China trade deal can’t be struck.Financial...
08:26 2019-08-02

These 16 retail stocks could get crushed by Trump’s latest China tariffs Getty Images On Thursday, President Donald Trump announced another round of tariffs on Chinese imports. According to a report from UBS, hardline and grocery retail is one of the industries exposed to the new tariffs. The 10% tax could hurt this year's earnings-per-share growth of companies that sel...
02:00 2019-08-06

Analyst: Trump's new tariffs are a 'sword at the throat' of the US economy — not China's Trump's latest salvo in his ongoing trade battle with Beijing is likely to hurt the American economy more than China's, analysts told CNBC....
09:26 2019-08-02

Trump says he delayed China tariffs to protect Christmas shoppers President Trump on Tuesday said that this administration would hold off on 10% tariffs on some Chinese goods until after the Christmas shopping season. The announcement came the day the U.S. Trade Representative's Office was set to release a list detailing the specific products that would be covered...
04:13 2019-08-14

China vows fight against Trump's latest tariffs as stocks sink China on Friday vowed to fight back against U.S. President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to slap 10% tariffs on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese imports, a move that ended a month-long trade truce....
00:52 2019-08-03

Expect pricier toys this Christmas as Trump boosts China tariffs In the toy industry, President Donald Trump's new tariffs on China come at a particularly bad time, as September is a peak holiday shipping month for companies like Hasbro and Mattel....
17:39 2019-08-02

Apple AirPods, HomePod, Watch Will Not Escape Trump's China Tariffs The administration said on Tuesday that some major items, such as laptops and cellphones, including Apple's MacBook and iPhone products, will not face tariffs until December 15....
11:52 2019-08-14

China rebuffs Trump claim U.S. tariffs are making firms leave Foreign investors remained enthusiastic about China, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, following U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that his tariffs are causing companies to move production away from the world's second largest economy....
19:39 2019-05-21

Obama's Ambassador to China says Trump's latest tariffs are a 'slap in the face' Former U.S. Ambassador to China Max Baucus said that President Donald Trump needs to be more patient in trade talks with China to avoid further retaliatory actions....
11:00 2019-08-06

Trump’s latest China tariffs will cost U.S. consumers $200 per year: economists That cost would come on top of the roughly $830 cost imposed per household from Trump’s existing tariffs, according to a New York Federal Reserve analysis....
07:00 2019-08-03

UPDATE 1-Apple CEO warns Trump about China tariffs, Samsung competition President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he had spoken with Apple Inc's Chief Executive Tim Cook about the impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports as well as competition from South Korean company Samsung Electronics Co Ltd....
03:39 2019-08-19

U.S. fines firms transhipping via Cambodia to dodge Trump's China tariffs The United States has fined several companies for exporting goods via a Chinese-owned special economic zone in Cambodia in a bid to dodge President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports, a U.S. Embassy official told Reuters on Wednesday....
12:39 2019-06-19

G20 summit: Trump halts more China tariffs, disagrees with most on climate change President Donald Trump agreed to halt more China tariffs after the G20 summit in Japan, but disagreed with the rest of the group on climate change fight....
17:26 2019-06-29

Wholesale importer: Our family business, like others, pays Trump's tariffs — not China We are importers of Christmas decorations. The vast majority of the items we import are made in China. China is the only country that can produce many of the items we buy....
16:13 2019-05-21

Trump Lifts Metal Tariffs and Delays Auto Levies, Limiting Global Trade Fight President Trump said he would remove metal tariffs on Canada and Mexico and delay auto tariffs, stepping back from opening another front in a global trade war....
17:39 2019-05-21

Stocks sink after Trump raises tariffs on China: Dow sours after positive morning President Trump's announcement of a 10% tariff on Chinese imports reversed a positive day for the Dow Jones Industrial Average.       ...
01:39 2019-08-02

Trump instructed top aide to call China to warn more tariffs were coming: sources As a tense meeting with top advisers on China trade talks ended, President Donald Trump turned to trade adviser Robert Lighthizer and told him to call China to warn that new tariffs were coming, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday....
00:52 2019-08-03

UPDATE 1-Trump China tariffs could cost billions for consumers - retailer study If the United States does impose tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, it would cost U.S. consumers $12.2 billion more for apparel, footwear, toys and household appliances each year, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said on Friday....
05:39 2019-06-22

China confirms it is suspending agricultural product purchases in response to Trump's new tariffs A spokesperson for the Chinese Ministry of Commerce says Chinese companies have stopped purchasing U.S. agricultural products in response to President Trump's new 10% tariffs....
10:39 2019-08-06

Companies mislabelling products, moving factories out of China to avoid Trump tariffs Most companies that stand to be hurt by Trump’s tariffs are hunkering down, not knowing when, whether or how his yearlong trade war with China will end....
23:00 2019-07-18

Republicans fret Trump tariffs could backfire in 2020 even as they applaud stand against China SAVANNAH, Ga. — Republicans fret the confrontation with China could spiral out of control and derail the booming economy they are counting on to hold the White House in 2020, even though most have confidence he can secure a good deal from the country's largest trading partner....
06:26 2019-05-23

Trump Threatens Additional China Tariffs if President Xi Jinping Doesn’t Meet With Him (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says if Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan, this month, additional tariffs will go into effect. But Trump says he expects Xi to attend. Trump made the threat during ...
16:52 2019-06-10

Apple asks Trump administration for break on tariffs for Mac Pro parts made in China Apple has asked the Trump administration to exclude 15 components from import tariffs, according to U.S. Trade Representative comment filings published recently....
23:39 2019-07-23

WRAPUP 4-China vows fight against Trump's latest tariffs as stocks sink China on Friday vowed to fight back against U.S. President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to slap 10% tariffs on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese imports, a move that ended a month-long trade truce....
08:52 2019-08-03

Trump’s China tariffs will expand to phones, laptops, and game consoles in December A 10% tariff on consumer electronics like AirPods and the Apple Watch begins September 1 while tariffs for iPhones and MacBooks begin December 15.Read More...
20:52 2019-08-13

Asia falls after Trump announces more tariffs on China; Hong Kong, Japan drop more than 2% Asia stocks dropped on Friday after a surprise tariff announcement from the United States overnight escalated trade tensions between Washington and Beijing....
23:39 2019-08-03

China retains anti-dumping tariffs on U.S. distillers grains ahead of Trump-Xi talks China's Ministry of Commerce said on Wednesday it will maintain anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs on imports of U.S. distillers grains (DDGs), a by-product of ethanol production used in animal feed, after closing a review launched in April....
12:39 2019-06-19

Business groups warn new Trump China tariffs threat hurts ability to plan President Trump’s threat to put tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods has hurt businesses' ability to plan, trade groups say, even though the tariffs are at least four weeks away and trade talks are ongoing....
10:52 2019-08-03

Apple Mac Pros Will Face Tariffs if Production Moves to China, Vows President Trump (SAN FRANCISCO) — President Donald Trump has vowed to slap tariffs on Apple’s Mac Pros if the company shifts production of the computer from Texas to China. The pledge made in a Friday tweet rebuffs Apple’s attempt to shield its products from taxes being imposed on goods made in Ch...
01:39 2019-08-01

Markets plunge after China lets currency fall to a decade low in payback against Trump’s tariffs As the trade war intensifies, global markets tumble and Trump accuses China of currency manipulation. A cheaper renminbi makes Chinese experts cheaper and U.S. goods more expensive in China....
16:52 2019-08-05

Christmas in August: Trump delays China tariffs for ornaments, sweaters, mittens, and Santa beards President Trump said Tuesday that the White House was delaying implementing 10% tariffs on some Chinese goods in order to not disrupt the fall and winter holiday shopping season. Later that day, the U.S. Trade Representative's Office showed just how hard the Trump administration was trying to mainta...
04:13 2019-08-14

Nike, Adidas Join Footwear Brands Urging Trump to Drop ‘Catastrophic’ Tariffs on Shoes Made in China Nike Inc., Adidas AG and other footwear giants urged President Donald Trump to reconsider his tariffs on shoes made in China, saying the policy would be “catastrophic for our consumers, our companies and the American economy as a whole.” In all, 173 companies signed an open letter to th...
16:52 2019-05-21

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

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

Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China TOKYO (AP) — While in Japan, President Donald Trump can point to Tokyo’s streets to drive home a sore point in trade relations between the allies: the absence of made-in-USA vehicles. The $70 billion Japanese trade surplus with the U.S. is dwarfed by China’s $379 billion surplus, and the...
06:52 2019-05-25

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

Trump says 'every signal' is China wants a trade deal President Trump said Wednesday China wants to reach a trade deal with the United States. He also predicted that a deal with Mexico to avoid creating new tariffs on its products was also likely and could happen soon....
21:00 2019-06-05

China says Trump, Xi reach trade truce OSAKA, Japan (AP) — President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed to a new cease-fire in a yearlong trade war. That’s according to Xinhua, the Chinese state-run news agency. The outlet reported Saturday that the leaders had agreed that stalled trade talks would resume and...
08:52 2019-06-29

Trump Says US-China Trade Talks "Already Begun" US President Donald Trump said Monday that talks on a trade deal with Beijing have resumed following a weekend truce struck with China's Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit....
14:00 2019-07-02

Donald Trump's trade war hurting China more than US, says IMF Brexit uncertainty and impact of Iran sanctions also likely to slow world growth, says FundDonald Trump’s claim that his protectionist measures are hurting China more than the US has received support from the International Monetary Fund in new forecasts showing how a fresh slowdown in the global eco...
19:13 2019-07-23

Trump open to 'historic' trade deal with China Donald Trump's meeting with Xi Jinping was one of the most anticipated events of the G20 summit. The two countries are locked in a bitter trade war that's damaging the world economy....
05:52 2019-06-29

China Strikes Defiant Stance on Trade Against Trump In a new white paper, Beijing blamed the United States for the breakdown in trade talks. Some companies, like FedEx, are already feeling pressure from the Chinese government....
07:26 2019-06-02

China's 'nuclear option' in Trump's trade war, explained China has one big weapon in the ongoing trade war with the United States — selling off its massive holdings of U.S government debt. Here's why the so-called nuclear option could hurt China as much as the United States....
00:00 2019-05-25

Trump says China has to do a lot to turn things around in trade talks President Donald Trump said on Friday China has to do a lot in order to turn things around in trade negotiations with the United States and that he can increase tariffs on Chinese goods....
00:52 2019-08-03

Stocks, oil tumble as Trump escalates trade war with China U.S. President Donald Trump sent financial markets reeling on Thursday when he announced additional tariffs on Chinese products, as traders worried not only about the escalation of the trade war but also the effect on the independence of the U.S. central bank....
23:52 2019-08-01

Trump accuses China of backing away from trade deal President Trump claimed Wednesday that the U.S. had a trade deal with China mostly complete in late April before Beijing tried to walk back concessions it made during the talks. Beijing has denied that it ever made the concessions and reportedly views the claim as an insult....
04:39 2019-06-13

More than 600 US companies urge Trump to resolve the trade war with China More than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
17:13 2019-06-14

Trump administration suspends trade complaint against China WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has suspended a complaint it had made against China to the World Trade Organization, a shift that might signal a slight opening in the administration’s trade war with Beijing. The WTO says it’s granted a request to suspend work until December on...
01:13 2019-06-15

Trump ‘not ready’ to make trade deal with China President Trump said the US and China were hoping to continue trade talks, but he was not ready to make a deal, stoking fears that the standoff would worsen the global economic slowdown. “We’re talking to China. We’re not ready to make a deal, but we’ll see what happens. But, you know, we’ve been hu...
05:13 2019-08-10

Trump says China is 'killing us with unfair trade deals' U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his tough stance on China's behavior in global markets would ultimately benefit the American economy, even as Beijing signaled it could strike back by curbing sales of critical chemicals known as rare earths....
19:39 2019-08-07

The Latest: Trump says US not ready for China trade deal President Donald Trump says the U.S. isn’t ready to make a trade deal with China, but he’s leaving open the possibility that the two nations could strike an agreement someday...
09:52 2019-05-27

US-China Trade Deal In Doubt, Trump Says US "Not Ready" President Donald Trump cast more doubt on chances for a trade deal with Beijing on Friday, signaling he might cancel talks set for September amid an intensifying US-China trade war....
23:13 2019-08-09

"Not Ready" For US-China Trade Deal, Says Donald Trump President Donald Trump cast more doubt on chances for a trade deal with Beijing on Friday, signaling he might cancel talks set for September amid an intensifying US-China trade war....
22:26 2019-08-09

Trump talks trade at G20, China's Xi warns against protectionism U.S. President Donald Trump made clear on Friday that trade was his top priority at a summit of leaders of Group of 20 nations, as China's Xi Jinping warned against rising protectionism and India, Japan and Russia defended multilateral trade rules....
07:13 2019-06-28

In Iowa, Biden slams Trump on trade, China Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farmers were being caught in the crossfire between the United States and China....
23:52 2019-06-11

'It's unclear what the end game is,' former US ambassador says of Trump's trade war with China President Trump has been "wildly unpredictable" and it's not clear what the end game for the trade war is, says ex-U.S. ambassador David Adelman....
06:39 2019-08-02

After China Says "Not Afraid" To Fight Trade War With US, Trump Responds 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......
23:13 2019-06-11

Winners and losers in Trump’s big China trade announcement China got almost exactly it wanted from this meeting: President Trump agreed to hold off on more tariffs against China and made some concessions regarding Huawei. In exchange, Trump says, Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to buy more U.S. farm products....
03:39 2019-06-30

Factbox: Winners and losers in Trump's trade war with China U.S. companies in everything from computer chips to tractors have said President Donald Trump's trade wars, including disputes with Beijing and global steel tariffs, have had an impact on them....
21:26 2019-06-19

US-China trade talks back on track, says Trump President says US will not impose further tariffs after meeting with Xi Jinping at G20Donald Trump has declared US trade negotiations with China to be “right back on track” after a highly anticipated meeting with Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka.Trump said the US would not impo...
11:26 2019-06-29

Trump says any China trade deal would need to be somewhat tilted in U.S. favor President Donald Trump said on Monday that trade talks with China were under way and any deal would need to be somewhat tilted in favor of the United States....
00:26 2019-07-02

Trump is increasingly relying on himself — not his aides — in trade war with China The Treasury Department’s formal announcement that it had labeled China a “currency manipulator” came six hours after President Trump did it himself, on social media, the latest example of how Trump is determining his own next steps....
14:26 2019-08-06

Hopes in China rise for a Trump-Xi trade deal As the presidents of U.S. and China near a highly anticipated meeting on trade, the gap in both sides' expectations regarding a deal remains wide....
18:00 2019-06-19

Trump says U.S. will be 'taxing' China until trade deal is reached President Donald Trump said on Thursday Chinese President Xi Jinping was not moving fast enough on reaching a trade agreement and that the United States would be "taxing" China until a deal is secured....
23:52 2019-08-01

US-China trade talks 'back on track,' Trump says President Trump said the U.S. would resume trade talks with Beijing and would hold off on imposing new tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods....
16:39 2019-06-29

Trump's Point Man on China Trade Still Trying to Close the Deal The trade impasse between the U.S. and China reflects the view of the Trump administration—and trade representative Robert Lighthizer—that a deal should focus on long-term changes in Chinese economic rules....
16:39 2019-05-23

China: Prohibiting CGN from U.S. businesses is abuse of 'export control' China's Foreign Ministry condemned the United States' decision to bar China Nuclear Power Corp and three of its subsidies from doing business with U.S. companies as an abuse of export control....
15:26 2019-08-16

Farmers slam Trump's China tariffs despite billions spent on aid packages — 'farmers do not want a payout' Reuters/Jonathan Ernst The US collected $63 billion in tariffs in the year through to June, abut half of which was from new tariffs on China. But roughly an equal amount of those fresh levies went back on aid to farmers who had been left stricken due to the effect of the trade war on crop exports. ...
22:00 2019-08-09

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

Biden slams Trump on trade, China during Iowa speech Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farmers were being caught in the crossfire between the United States and China....
23:26 2019-06-11

Trump says 'dangerous' Huawei could be included in U.S.-China trade deal President Donald Trump said on Thursday U.S. complaints against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a U.S.-China trade deal, while at the same time calling the Chinese telecommunications giant "very dangerous."...
03:13 2019-05-24

Senior U.S.-China trade negotiators to confer before Trump-Xi G20 meeting Aiming to jumpstart dormant talks, the top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday he will confer with his Chinese counterpart before next week's meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Japan as the two countries take another shot at resolving their damaging trade ...
02:52 2019-06-20

Trump: 'I can imagine Huawei being included' in a US-China trade deal Trump signaled he is open to negotiating U.S. restrictions on the Chinese telecom giant as part of a trade deal, even as he called Huawei "very dangerous."...
01:52 2019-05-24

"China Was Killing Us With Unfair Trade Deals," Says Donald Trump U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his tough stance on China's economic and trade policies would ultimately benefit the American economy, even as Beijing signalled it could strike back by......
05:26 2019-08-08

Trump would love to make a trade deal with China ‘on our terms’ China on Thursday vowed to retaliate against any new tariffs in the trade war with the United States — even as it said it would be willing to meet the White House “halfway” on trade issues. Beijing’s Finance Ministry said in a statement that Washington’s latest tariffs, set to start Sept. 1, violate...
12:39 2019-08-16

Mnuchin says main progress on U.S.-China trade to be at Trump-Xi summit U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday he would discuss trade issues with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang, but the main progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute would take place later this month at a meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping....
09:13 2019-06-08

Why Trump’s China trade talks boosted the market — and what it all means First, nothing new has happened with the China talks except that the two countries, after a casual meeting this past weekend, appear to have decided to pull back on the threat of more trade tariffs and to resume talks....
06:26 2019-07-02

Trump promises more aid for farmers in 2020 'if necessary' as China trade war drags on The Trump administration has already given out billions of dollars in subsidies to farmers threatened by America's tit-for-tat tariffs with China, and in May unveiled an additional $16 billion trade package....
18:13 2019-08-06

Donald Trump Says He Has "A Feeling" US Will Make Trade Deal With China US President Donald Trump voiced confidence Wednesday that the United States and China would strike a deal in their high-stakes trade standoff. The two countries have hit each other with steep tariffs......
20:26 2019-06-12

U.S., China rekindle trade talks ahead of Trump-Xi G20 meeting China and the United States are rekindling trade talks ahead of a meeting next week between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, cheering financial markets with hope that an escalating trade war between the two countries would abate....
22:00 2019-06-18

Trump officials say U.S.-China trade talks to resume next week Top representatives from the United States and China are arranging to resume talks next week to try to resolve a year-long trade war between the world's two largest economies, Trump administration officials said on Wednesday....
04:26 2019-07-04

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

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 offers $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by trade war with China The financial assistance is designed to help farmers offset losses triggered by the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China.        ...
22:39 2019-05-23

Trump roils markets with comments on China trade, Huawei U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was not ready to make a deal with China and even called a September round of trade talks into question, reviving concerns on financial markets that the bilateral dispute is unlikely to end anytime soon....
04:13 2019-08-10

Trump says Huawei dispute could be resolved in trade deal with China U.S. President Donald Trump characterized Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd as very dangerous on Thursday but said its dispute with the United States could be resolved in a trade deal with China....
22:52 2019-05-23

Trump predicts 'fast' trade deal with China but provides no evidence U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday predicted a swift end to the ongoing trade war with China, although no high-level talks have been scheduled between the two countries....
19:39 2019-05-24

USTR, Treasury defend Trump strategy on trade row with China BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. Trade Representative and Treasury Department have issued a statement defending Washington’s strategy in its trade dispute with Beijing. The statement seen on the USTR’s website Tuesday said the U.S. was “disappointed” by a report China issued over the ...
11:39 2019-06-04

Global markets take fright as Trump ramps up US-China trade war US president has threatened to impose a new 10% tariff on $300bn of Chinese goodsWhy is Trump imposing tariffs on China?Financial markets around the world have sold off sharply after Donald Trump threatened to impose a new tariff on $300bn (£248bn) of Chinese goods in a rapid escalation of the trade...
17:00 2019-08-02

Trump's China trade war risks damaging US economy, says OECD Intensification of tariff dispute also likely to knock almost $600bn off world economyDonald Trump has been warned by the west’s most influential economics thinktank that further escalation of the US-China trade war would unleash significant damage for the American economy, as well as the rest of th...
15:26 2019-05-21

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Japan. Trump told reporters at the White House on Monday that he could impose tariffs of 25%, or “much higher than 25%” on $300 bill...
03:00 2019-06-11

In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’ As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relationship more than they admit....
00:00 2019-05-23

Mets, Yankees may need to finally overcome their trade fear June was defining in New York baseball. The Yankees posted the best record in the AL to surge to the overall best record in the AL. The Mets produced the worst record in the NL to fall 11 under .500 and 12 out of first place. Their first games of July were against each other......
04:26 2019-07-03

Trump talks trade with Apple CEO Cook as China dispute looms U.S. President Donald Trump met with Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday to discuss trade, U.S. investment, immigration and privacy, a White House spokesman said....
00:52 2019-06-14

Trump Says He'll Relax Sanctions on Huawei as Part of Trade Talks With China Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, met during the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan and reached a “cease-fire” in the ongoing U.S.-China trade war that will “remove some curbs on Huawei Technologies Co. buying high-tech equipment from the U.S.,” the Wall Street Journal reported....
23:13 2019-06-29

UPDATE 3-Trump roils markets with comments on China trade, Huawei U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was not ready to make a deal with China and even called a September round of trade talks into question, reviving concerns on financial markets that the bilateral dispute is unlikely to end anytime soon....
08:13 2019-08-11

Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China: letter Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
00:52 2019-06-14

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday....
19:13 2019-06-04

Trump Goads China and Plays Down Chances of a Trade Deal Before 2020 The president suggested China would rather wait until after the 2020 election in the hopes of dealing with a Democrat. “They would just love if I got defeated.”...
18:26 2019-07-31

Trump shrugs off trade war concerns; China warns of market chaos U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday dismissed concerns over a protracted trade war with China, as Beijing warned that Washington's decision to label it a currency manipulator would lead to chaos in financial markets....
21:26 2019-08-06

Anxiety over Trump’s trade war with China causes stocks to plunge on Wall Street China let its currency, the yuan, drop to its lowest level against the dollar in more than a decade, a move that Trump railed against as “currency manipulation.”...
23:26 2019-08-05

Trump will have a harder time turning things around as the China trade war drags on No president wants to face voters in an economic downturn. But if that were Trump's only concern, he never would have pursued his haphazard trade policy in the first place, John Harwood writes....
14:13 2019-08-14

China agrees to restart U.S. trade talks as Trump says 'back on track' The United States and China have agreed to restart trade talks and Washington will not level new tariffs on Chinese exports, China's official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday, as U.S. President Donald Trump said the talks were "back on track"....
07:39 2019-06-29

Dragging out a China trade deal would not help Trump in 2020, says VP's chief of staff "A trade deal with China would boost market significantly," says Marc Short. "It would benefit the president politically" and probably give him "more of a lift."...
22:00 2019-07-31

Invesco thrives in China as former executive Ross leads Trump's trade war The former investment company of U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has been flourishing in China, even as he marshals billions of dollars' worth of punishing tariffs in America's deepening trade war....
16:39 2019-08-16

Wall St. edges higher after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes Wall Street's major stock indexes edged higher on Friday after falling in the previous session, as hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors....
01:13 2019-05-25

China, US Agree At Xi-Trump Meeting To Restart Trade Talks: Report Chinese President Xi Jinping and his American counterpart Donald Trump agreed Saturday to re-launch the stalled negotiations to end the bruising trade war, according to the Chinese state media which......
13:26 2019-06-29

Donald Trump claims trade war is working as China's economy slows Chinese economic growth falls to slowest pace since 1992 – but is expanding faster than the USDonald Trump has claimed that his tariff battle with China is working after official data from Beijing showed growth in the world’s second biggest economy dropping to its slowest pace since 1992.The US pres...
21:26 2019-07-15

After Trade War Truce, Trump Accuses China of Not Buying Enough U.S. Farm Products (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Thursday accused China of “letting us down” by not promptly buying more U.S. farm products. “They have not been buying the agricultural products from our great Farmers that they said they would,” the president said on Twitter. &#...
01:26 2019-07-12

Grassley says China stalling on trade in hopes Democrat replaces Trump Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said Wednesday that he now believes that China is intentionally stalling in trade talks with the U.S. in the hopes that a Democrat is elected in 2020 to replace President Trump....
02:52 2019-05-23

Trump Administration Looks Ahead to Fresh Round of China Trade Talks The Trump administration took steps over the weekend to allay fears of a spiraling trade war, suggesting it would give Huawei Technologies more time to work with U.S. customers and confirming White House plans for a new round of talks....
01:13 2019-08-19

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

China Moves to Close Gap in Trade Expertise as Clash With Trump Intensifies Beijing called in one of its most experienced negotiators on trade policy shortly before talks with the United States collapsed, adding a veteran voice at a critical moment....
18:13 2019-06-11

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

US, China Trade Meet Overshadowed By President Trump's Twitter Tirade Chinese and US negotiators held their first face-to-face talks on Wednesday since agreeing to a trade war truce last month, but the short meeting in Shanghai was overshadowed by a Twitter tirade from......
18:13 2019-07-31

Trump warns China against delaying trade deal as talks resume U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned China against waiting out his first term to finalize any trade deal, saying if he wins re-election in the November 2020 U.S. presidential contest, the outcome will be worse for China....
17:39 2019-07-31

Rural Iowans ponder Trump alternatives as China trade war drags on Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg asked a crowd of supporters packed into an Iowa brewery this weekend whether the United States has a plan to win the ongoing trade war with China....
17:13 2019-05-21

UPDATE 3-Trump officials say U.S.-China trade talks to resume next week Top representatives of the United States and China are organizing a resumption of talks for next week to try to resolve a year-long trade war between the world's two largest economies, Trump administration officials said on Wednesday....
11:26 2019-07-04

Trump 'not ready' for China trade deal, dismisses recession fears U.S. President Donald Trump and top White House officials dismissed concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying on Sunday they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage to the United States....
07:39 2019-08-19

Trump says China is 'letting us down' by not buying US farm products during trade talks If China does not buy U.S. crops, it could bode poorly for a U.S.-China trade deal as Washington has said it expects Beijing to purchase agricultural products....
23:52 2019-07-11

‘My Plan B Is Maybe My Plan A’: Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China President Trump played down the importance of securing a trade deal with Beijing as he prepared to meet with President Xi Jinping of China this weekend....
19:39 2019-06-27

‘It could get very serious’: Why some analysts fear a U.S.-China currency war Trump's trade actions may be responsible for lowering the value of renminbi, although the president lashed out against "currency manipulation" on Monday on Twitter....
12:26 2019-08-06

The New New World: In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’ As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relationship more than they admit....
15:52 2019-05-21

Despite Markets' Jitters Over Trade, Signs of Longer-Term Fear Are Few Many consumers and money managers have indicated they remain upbeat about the future, despite concerns about the trade impasse between the U.S. and China crimping global growth....
17:26 2019-05-23

FedEx Caught in U.S.-China Tensions Chinese authorities were reported to be investigating FedEx over allegations it damaged the interest of customers, in the first action against a U.S. company amid heightening tensions over trade and technology....
05:26 2019-06-02

Nike, Converse, Adidas among 170 shoe retailers warning Trump against trade war with China The shoe sellers signed off on a letter to the White House warning of the “catastrophic” effects Trump’s proposed 25 percent tariffs would have on consumers, companies and the American economy....
22:52 2019-05-21

China Says Trump "Misleading" People Linking Trade Deal, Slowing Economy China on Tuesday rebuffed a suggestion from U.S. President Donald Trump that Beijing needs a trade deal with the United States because its economy was slowing, saying this was "totally misleading" and......
13:52 2019-07-16

UPDATE 3-Trump 'not ready' for China trade deal, dismisses recession fears U.S. President Donald Trump and top White House officials dismissed concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying on Sunday they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage to the United States....
03:39 2019-08-19

China says Trump 'misleading' people linking trade deal, slowing economy China on Tuesday rebuffed a suggestion from U.S. President Donald Trump that Beijing needs a trade deal with the United States because its economy is slowing, saying this was "totally misleading" and that both countries wanted an agreement....
12:39 2019-07-16

Markets fall sharply as Donald Trump attacks China over trade talks US president sends series of tweets and suggests agreement might be delayedMarkets have fallen sharply across Europe after Donald Trump reignited trade war fears with a series of tweets attacking China’s handling of negotiations with the US.With a two-day meeting between the countries’ trade teams d...
21:52 2019-07-31

Trump-China trade war assistance package includes $14.5B in 'direct payments' to farmers The Trump administration said Thursday that it would provide $14.5 billion in "direct payments" to farmers as part of an aid package to offset the damage caused by the trade war with China. Another $1.4 billion would be allocated to purchase surplus agricultural commodities....
22:26 2019-05-23

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

Trump adds a dismal dimension to the US-China trade dispute | Jeffrey Frankel President asserts that the recent depreciation of the yuan amounts to currency manipulation. Not trueThe trade war between the US and China is heating up again, with the US president, Donald Trump, abruptly announcing plans to impose a 10% tariff on the $300bn (£248bn) worth of imports from China th...
11:39 2019-08-13

Trump administration unveils $16 billion bailout to farmers hurt by China trade war The Trump administration announced a $16 billion aid program for American farmers that includes a three-pronged package of aid for American farmers who have been hurt by the U.S. trade war with China....
19:13 2019-05-23

UPDATE 4-Hard for Xi, Trump to make progress on trade - former China cbank chief China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to find it "difficult" to make major progress towards ending their countries' trade war when they meet at a G20 summit in Japan in June, a former top Chinese official said on Friday....
12:52 2019-05-31

European stocks close sharply lower after Trump reignites China trade war European stocks plunged on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would slap a 10% tariff on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese imports from next month....
04:00 2019-08-03

Risks aside, Trump's team sees China trade stance as strength in 2020 As trade talks resume between China and the United States, President Donald Trump's advisers are confident he can portray his stance against Beijing as a strength in the 2020 election, despite making concessions and having no deal in sight....
09:26 2019-07-11

Hard for Xi, Trump to make progress on trade: former China central bank chief China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to find it "difficult" to make major progress toward ending their countries' trade war when they meet at a G20 summit in Japan in June, a former Chinese central bank chief said on Friday....
07:13 2019-05-31

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 presses China to reverse stance on structural reform if it wants trade deal President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was holding up a trade deal with China and had no interest in moving ahead unless Beijing agrees again to four or five "major points" that Trump did not specify....
21:52 2019-06-11

UPDATE 3-Hard for Xi, Trump to make progress on trade - former China cbank chief China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to find it "difficult" to make major progress towards ending their countries' trade war when they meet at a G20 summit in Japan in June, a former top Chinese official said on Friday....
09:26 2019-05-31

Trump tells China to address Hong Kong protests before talking trade Donald Trump has suggested China resolve ongoing tension with Hong Kong before hashing out a trade deal with the US. The remarks follow his decision earlier this week to postpone imposing further tariffs on Beijing....
05:00 2019-08-15

Trump implies trade deal with China can wait for Hong Kong resolution Trump has previously said little about the protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city, except to make it clear he believes that Hong Kong and China need to "deal with that themselves.''...
04:39 2019-08-15

'Trump is ruining our markets': Farmers are losing a huge customer to the trade war — China China's exit piles on to a devastating year for farmers, who've struggled through record flooding and droughts that destroyed crop yields, and trade war escalations that have lowered prices and profits down this year....
15:39 2019-08-10

Trump trade advisor Peter Navarro: 'Complicated' US-China deal 'will take time' to get right "We had a deal that was over 150 pages long with seven different chapters" at the time the negotiations flamed out, Navarro says on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street."...
17:26 2019-07-02

Trump says China should treat Hong Kong 'humanely' before trade deal can be agreed President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that China wants to make a trade deal but it should treat Hong Kong "humanely" first, explicitly tying a trade agreement to a peaceful resolution of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
04:13 2019-08-15

UPDATE 1-Trump talks trade with Apple CEO Cook as China dispute looms U.S. President Donald Trump met with Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday to discuss trade and other hot-button issues facing the tech company as Trump deliberates whether to make good on his threat to hike tariffs on imports from China....
03:26 2019-06-14

Trump Shrugs Off Trade War Concerns; China Sees Severe Global Impact U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed fears of a protracted trade war with China on Tuesday despite a warning from Beijing that labelling it a currency manipulator would have severe consequences for......
09:00 2019-08-07

China's Central Bank Reforms Rates to Boost Cheap Funding for Businesses The People’s Bank of China unveiled a long-awaited reform to its interest-rate mechanism, a move aimed at reducing financing costs for businesses struggling with a cooling economy....
23:26 2019-08-17

China 'committed' to forging new trade deal with Trump, country's ambassador tells Fox News China is "committed" to forging a trade deal with America that will "serve the interests" of both countries, according to China's ambassador to the U.S....
03:00 2019-05-22

'Trump is ruining our markets': Struggling farmers lose a huge customer to the trade war — China China's exit piles on to a devastating year for farmers, who've struggled through record flooding and droughts that destroyed crop yields, and trade war escalations that have lowered prices and profits down this year....
16:00 2019-08-10

Report: China Warns Foreign Tech Companies Not to Comply With Trump Trade Bans Chinese government officials summoned representatives from major tech companies both from the U.S. and elsewhere this week to warn them of “dire consequences” if they go along with the Trump administration’s prohibition on sales of certain U.S. technology to a number of Chinese companies, the New Yo...
01:39 2019-06-09

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

G20 summit: Donald Trump and Xi Jinping reach deal to restart US-China trade talks President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed to resume talks in a year-long trade war that has fuelled a global economic slowdown....
12:13 2019-06-29

Fear a Weak Yuan, but No Repeat of the Last China Crisis It’s rare that anything labeled as a psychologically important level in markets actually matters. But seven yuan to the dollar—breached on Monday—really does....
23:52 2019-08-05

Trade Wars Stoke Economic Fear as G-20 Finance Ministers Gather in Japan Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will meet China’s central bank governor in the first meeting of senior officials from the countries since trade talks broke down....
11:52 2019-06-07

Global shares slide on fear trade spat morphs to a tech cold war World shares skidded further on Thursday and oil prices plunged more than 5% as investors worried the China-U.S. trade spat was turning into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies, boosting the dollar and knocking benchmark government debt yields down....
22:52 2019-05-23

Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting. The post Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting appeared first on LEX18.com....
11:39 2019-06-08

Stock futures point to flat open as Trump says the US is not ready to make trade deal with China U.S. stock futures indicated a flat open on Tuesday, with financial markets on edge as trade worries remain high on investors' list of concerns....
15:26 2019-05-28

WH Deputy Press Sec. Hogan Gidley: President Trump will continue down same path with China on trade deal President Trump is going to “continue down” the same path with China, working toward a trade deal, White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley said Friday....
23:13 2019-08-02

Trump dismisses fears of long-lasting trade war; China sees severe global impact U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed fears of a protracted trade war with China on Tuesday despite a warning from Beijing that labeling it a currency manipulator would have severe consequences for the global financial order....
03:26 2019-08-07

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

Yet another cryptocurrency mining botnet caught targeting China It seems we can’t go more than a week without news of a new cryptocurrency mining malware or botnet being discovered. This time, security researchers have uncovered another Monero mining botnet that’s targeting China. One of Trend Micro’s security systems uncovered a URL spreading the cryptocurrency...
15:52 2019-06-13

Sieren's China: Athens caught between Brussels and Beijing China has reason to celebrate the new business-friendly prime minister in Athens, Kyriakos Mitsotakis. But Greece can't ignore the European Union, even if it's increasingly dependent on China, says DW's Frank Sieren....
23:26 2019-07-11

Albino panda caught on camera in China in world first Incredibly rare animal is photographed by camera trap in the forests of Sichuan province A nature reserve in China has captured what is believed to be the world’s first image of an albino panda.The Wolong national nature reserve in the south-western province of Sichuan released a photo taken in Apri...
10:01 2019-05-28

Japan's Nikkei slips on fear of escalating U.S.-China tensions Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Friday, as concerns about escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms sapped investor appetite while steep losses in oil prices hit trading houses....
06:00 2019-05-24

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

Trump ties China trade deal to 'humane' Hong Kong resolution after troop buildup worry President Donald Trump on Wednesday tied a U.S. trade deal with China to humane resolution of the weeks of protests wracking Hong Kong, hours after the State Department said it was "deeply concerned" about reports of movement of Chinese paramilitary forces along the Hong Kong border....
04:13 2019-08-15

WRAPUP 9-Trump dismisses fears of long-lasting trade war; China sees severe global impact U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed fears of a protracted trade war with China on Tuesday despite a warning from Beijing that labeling it a currency manipulator would have severe consequences for the global financial order....
04:13 2019-08-07

Huawei Ban Puts S Korea in a Familiar Place: Caught Between US and China The campaign against Huawei, and the broader US-China trade war, have landed export-driven South Korea in a familiar bind, caught between its crucial security ally and biggest trading partner....
04:39 2019-05-30

Rare All-White Albino Panda Caught On Camera In China A rare all-white panda has been caught on camera at a nature reserve in southwest China, showing albinism exists among wild pandas in the region, state media reported....
22:39 2019-05-26

Mass protest in Hong Kong over law critics fear could allow China to snatch anyone Tens if not hundreds of thousands of protesters are due to take to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a controversial extradition bill that would enable China to extradite fugitives from the city....
05:13 2019-06-09

China Pressures Business Over Hong Kong. Workers Get Caught in the Middle. Beijing wants global companies to back its power over the city, even as their workers join protests calling for greater say in the fate of their home....
21:13 2019-08-18

Huawei ban puts South Korea in a familiar place: caught between the U.S. and China Less than a week after Huawei Technologies was blacklisted by the United States, more than a hundred South Korean politicians and business leaders toured the Chinese tech giant's headquarters and its lavish new campus outside Shenzhen....
05:39 2019-05-29

I felt the fear of abduction by China in Hong Kong. Appeasing Bejing has to stop | Ma Jian People in the territory have shown huge courage. G20 leaders must do the sameWhen I moved to Hong Kong in 1987, after my books had been permanently banned by the Chinese government, the territory’s distinctive character was immediately obvious. The pungent, salty air smelt of freedom. In China’s hug...
18:26 2019-06-28

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

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. businesses beg to be left off Trump's tariff list Hundreds of U.S. businesses from local bridal shops to multi-billion dollar retailers have submitted comments to the U.S. Trade Representative's Office opposing President Donald Trump's plan to slap tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports....
15:52 2019-06-17

Trump's trade war on Huawei is damaging China's economy, report suggests A report Monday on Chinese manufacturing suggested that Beijing’s trade war with the Trump administration is causing economic damage.        ...
21:52 2019-06-03

Tina Fey and Ted Danson's new NBC show was initially a 30 Rock spin-off A month ago, we reported on an upcoming NBC project from 30 Rock masterminds Tina Fey and Robert Carlock that will star Ted Danson as a rich guy who becomes mayor of Los Angeles “for all the wrong reasons” and then has to figure out how to do a good job while reconnecting with his teenage daughter. ...
00:52 2019-08-12

PM Modi Visits Party Office From Where He Operated Initially After leading the BJP to a stupendous victory in the Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday evening visited the Khanpur office of the party in Ahmedabad and recalled how he "learnt a lot......
02:52 2019-05-27

How Trump's businesses are booming with lobbyists, donors and governments The president has refused to sever ties with his hotels, golf courses and condos – raising conflict of interest and corruption concernsFrom Florida to New York to Scotland and many other places, Donald Trump’s business empire has attracted a growing clientele of lobbyists, foreign governments, big d...
10:52 2019-07-19

Trade tariffs hit school lunches NEW YORK (AP) – School lunch menus already have Meatless Mondays and Taco Tuesdays. Now some may get Trade Mitigation Thursdays. This fall, some U.S. school cafeterias are expecting shipments of free food, one little known consequence of President Donald Trump’s trade disputes. The produ...
20:39 2019-08-12

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

Um, Brian Austin Green Initially Rejected a ''Really Persistent'' Megan Fox It's safe to say that Brian Austin Green and Megan Fox got off to a rocky start. In fact, they almost didn't date at all. On Barstool Radio's KFC Radio, the actor admits that......
13:52 2019-08-16

Fable Was Initially Pitched As A Game About Wizards Dueling For Each Other's Hearts In 2004, amidst a moral panic over the consequence-free violence of games like Grand Theft Auto, Fable broke ground for showing players the tangible consequences for their good or evil actions. But the fantasy role-playing game didn’t begin its life as Fable—or even as a role-playing game....
03:39 2019-06-01

Small businesses cheer Trump tax reforms, but some feel they didn't go far enough Tax breaks enacted to help small businesses aren't permanent, and that's made it difficult for business owners to make long-term decisions....
16:13 2019-05-21

Trump's tariff delay met with skepticism from businesses worried about uncertainty The Trump administration’s decision this week to postpone import taxes on some goods shipped from China was a reprieve for companies caught in the middle of President Trump’s prolonged trade war with Beijing....
06:13 2019-08-17

In rebuff to Trump, Palestinian businesses call for freedom, not cash Palestinian businessmen boycotting the Trump administration's Bahrain workshop designed to encourage investment in the territories say only a diplomatic path to statehood can end decades of conflict with Israel....
13:52 2019-06-20

Trump trashes Cuomo, Letitia James for probing his businesses President Trump on Monday ripped Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York’s current and former attorneys general — complaining that they were investigating his businesses only “to make me look as bad as possible.” “It is very hard and expensive to live in New York. Governor Andrew Cuomo uses his Attorney Gene...
21:52 2019-07-01

Where Trump has support in battle with Fed over rates: The smallest small businesses The smallest businesses on Main Street are preoccupied with high interest rates they say hold them back, while larger business owners are more focused on the tight labor market, according to the CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey....
16:13 2019-05-21

Democrats demand documents from Trump businesses about foreign payments Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Monday said they were using a court case to demand documents from President Donald Trump's businesses in hopes of proving that they violated anti-corruption provisions of the U.S. Constitution....
01:39 2019-07-09

Trump accuses Cuomo of using AG to harass his businesses: ‘Witch Hunt’ President Trump lashed out Monday at New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration, accusing the Democratic governor of using state Attorney General Letitia James as a “bludgeoning tool” to harass his businesses....
21:00 2019-07-01

Trump says New York legal ‘harassment’ forcing businesses to flee, NRA may be next President Trump ramped up his criticism Tuesday of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration, accusing him and state Attorney General Letitia James of harassing businesses including his own and saying high taxes and lawsuits are forcing many to flee to low-tax states like Texas....
15:26 2019-07-02

The Unreported Yet Biggest Danger of Trade Tariffs Dana Weeks talks to EWI Analyst Jordan Kotick about the April low in Treasuries, how to follow the yield curve, and exactly which Treasury instrument he's got his eye on now....
19:52 2019-05-23

Tom Homan says he initially declined border czar role, wasn't 'structured right' Former Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director Tom Homan indicated on Saturday that Trump's announcement was "kind of premature" and that while he was open to working with President Trump's administration, he initially declined to take the "border czar" role because it wasn't "stru...
19:52 2019-06-15

Trump administration moves to broaden access to 401(k) plans for small businesses The Trump administration announced a new federal rule Monday intended to expand worker access to 401(k) retirement plans. The rule explicitly approves Association Retirement Plans, expanding and simplifying the ways small businesses and other groups can band together to offer the plans. The administ...
20:13 2019-07-31

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

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 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

U.S. to Delay Some Tariffs on China The office of the United States trade representative said it would push off imposing new tariffs on cellphones, laptop computers, toys and other goods until Dec. 15....
16:52 2019-08-13

U.S. to Delay Some Tariffs Against China The U.S. will delay some tariffs against China on items such as cellphones, laptop computers and toys until Dec. 15, softening the blow of levies that were scheduled to take effect Sept. 1....
17:13 2019-08-13

Trump declares victory over ‘Deep State’ as court tosses challenge over his businesses President Trump scored a big win on Wednesday when the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to throw out a case that accused him of violating the Constitution through earnings from D.C. businesses including the Trump International Hotel....
19:26 2019-07-10

‘These boys were on a holiday’: Trump family members promote themselves, and businesses, on European trip The president’s four adult children tagged along during events in London, Normandy and Doonbeg, Ireland, raising questions of impropriety and costs for taxpayers....
23:13 2019-06-06

BMW's new $1B factory caught in Trump's Mexican standoff President Trump’s vow to impose a 5 percent tariff on Mexican goods comes just in time to hit exports from a $1 billion BMW Group factory that opens in the country next week....
05:52 2019-06-01

U.S. Retreat on New Tariffs Gives Beijing Breathing Room on Trade Talks The U.S. move to postpone imposition of tariffs on $156 billion in Chinese goods is being regarded in Beijing as a step toward detente, increasing the likelihood that China sends negotiators to attend scheduled trade talks in September....
15:52 2019-08-14

Electrolux sees lower hit from raw materials and trade tariffs this year Swedish home appliance maker Electrolux on Thursday said that it had been able to offset headwinds from raw materials, trade tariffs and currency with price hikes as it reported quarterly operating earnings in line with market expectations....
09:26 2019-07-18

America's garlic capital on trade war: 'We'd love the tariffs to stay for ever' While many farmers suffer through the trade war with China, US growers benefit because they rely on domestic salesUnlike millions of other US farmers, garlic growers are profiting from the trade war with China and have cheered Donald Trump’s latest economic attack accordingly.Sales of California-gro...
02:13 2019-05-22

Trade war, tariffs pose risks to U.S. and global growth: IMF, Fed officials Officials of the U.S. Federal Reserve and International Monetary Fund separately warned on Thursday that global trade tensions and rising tariffs posed an increasing risk to decades of U.S. expansion, as well as to the global economy....
19:13 2019-06-06

Trade tensions, India tariffs put California almonds at risk MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — California supplies 82% of the world’s almonds, and India is the state’s biggest buyer. Now the future of that market is uncertain. India this month imposed tariffs on almonds and 27 other American products, including apples and walnuts. That was in retaliation for...
19:52 2019-06-27

Trade-heavy Washington state braces for Chinese tariffs As a new round of tariffs by China take effect, trade-dependent Washington state braces for more impacts on its economy. (May 29)        ...
04:00 2019-05-30

Trade-heavy Wash. state braces for Chinese tariffs As a new round of tariffs by China take effect, trade-dependent Washington state braces for more impacts on its economy. (May 29)        ...
02:26 2019-05-30

U.S. Proposes New Tariffs on $4 Billion of E.U. Goods as Trade Dispute Grows The United States moved to impose levies on more products than previously planned in an escalation of its fight with Europe over government aid for Boeing and Airbus....
20:26 2019-07-02

Here are 5 steps China could take to hurt the US beyond more tariffs China might take other measures beyond tariffs to strike back at the U.S. economy during the escalating trade war.        ...
18:13 2019-05-27

China vows countermeasures after new U.S. tariffs The government in Beijing said Thursday it will retaliate for a new round of U.S. tariffs for Chinese exports to the United States, even though President Donald Trump withdrew some and delayed others....
15:26 2019-08-16

When It Comes to Tariffs, Many U.S. Companies Are on China's Side As President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping gear up for the G-20 summit, U.S. businesses are warning that new 25% duties on $300 billion a year of Chinese goods will wreak widespread direct and collateral damage....
21:13 2019-06-27

Watch live: Donald Trump to give remarks on health coverage for small businesses President Donald Trump is scheduled to speak at the White House Friday afternoon on efforts to expand healthcare coverage options for small businesses and their workers....
00:26 2019-06-15

Trump loses court round in U.S. Democratic lawmakers demand for bank documents on his businesses U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's businesses....
00:26 2019-05-23

World Trade Organization opens the way for Chinese sanctions against US tariffs in Obama-era The WTO ruling recognized that the United States had proved that China used state-owned enterprises to subsidize and distort its economy. But the U.S. must accept Chinese prices to measure subsidies, even though USTR viewed those prices as "distorted," it also said....
20:00 2019-07-17

UPDATE 1-Electrolux sees lower hit from raw materials, trade tariffs in 2019 Swedish home appliance maker Electrolux said on Thursday it had been able to offset pressures from higher raw materials, trade tariffs and currency with price hikes so far in 2019, and that it also expected to do so for the full year....
09:26 2019-07-18

Volkswagen CEO meets top U.S. trade official as Mexico tariffs loom: sources Volkswagen AG Chief Executive Herbert Diess met on Monday with the top U.S. trade official, a week before new tariffs are set to hit imported Mexican vehicles, two people briefed on the matter said....
02:39 2019-06-04

German trade minister places 50-50 odds on resolving auto tariffs German Economic Minister Peter Altmaier said Thursday there were even odds that the U.S. and the European Union could reach a deal that would avoid the Trump administration imposing tariffs on autos and auto parts imports....
02:13 2019-07-12

Five men caught trespassing on roof of Trump World Tower Five men were arrested after cops caught them on the roof of Trump World Tower in Midtown, police said Monday. The group was spotted on top of the 72-story residential building on United Nations Plaza just after 8:20 p.m. Sunday, cops said. The group was reportedly snapping photos while dangling the...
20:39 2019-08-12

WTO rules China could sanction U.S. over Obama-era tariffs The United States is in breach of a World Trade Organization ruling and is subject to sanctions from China unless it removes certain tariffs against Beijing, the international trade body ruled Wednesday....
14:13 2019-07-17

IMF study: U.S. tariffs against China hurting Americans most The lasting trade dispute between the United States and China is taking an unexpected toll on American businesses and consumers, a new study by the International Monetary Fund said Thursday....
19:52 2019-05-23

China vows to retaliate if U.S. imposes new tariffs The Chinese government said Friday it will retaliate if U.S. President Donald Trump follows through with new tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese exports....
17:52 2019-08-02

Hyatt CEO doubling down on China expansion despite tariffs Hyatt Hotels CEO Mark Hoplamazian speaks with CNBC's Seema Mody's at the NYU Hospitality Investment Conference in New York, where he discussed Chinese tourism in the U.S., the labor force, and the threat of tariffs on the hotel industry....
08:26 2019-06-04

WRAPUP 1-Mnuchin says further U.S. tariffs on China at least a month away The United States is studying how proposed tariff increases on roughly another $300 billion in Chinese imports will affect consumers and is at least a month away from enacting them, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
17:00 2019-05-22

China Renews Vow to Retaliate Against Planned U.S. Tariffs China renewed its vow to retaliate against planned U.S. tariffs slated to take effect in the coming weeks, though it didn’t specify how it would hit back....
13:52 2019-08-16

Apple voices opposition to US tariffs on China Apple is one of several American companies to formally oppose plans by US President Donald Trump to impose tariffs on $300 billion-worth of Chinese-manufactured goods.Devices such as the iPhone famously have ‘Designed by Apple in California, Assembled in China’ on the back, meaning the...
13:26 2019-06-21

Sony says PS4 and PS5 prices could go up if US continues China tariffs You may not yet have personally felt the impact of the tariffs the US has placed on China, but if you plan on picking up a PlayStation 5 when it launches next year, you may want to hold out hope that they are lifted by then. According to a recent report in the Wall Street Journal, Sony CFO Hiroki To...
20:39 2019-07-31

Mexico, China tariffs driving markets down Stocks tumbled on Wall Street Friday after the U.S. announced plans to expand its trade war to Mexico. (May 31)        ...
20:52 2019-05-31

US companies voice alarm over China tariffs American businesses are telling the Trump administration that an escalating trade war with China will hurt the U.S. economy. This comes as public hearings are being held to consider extending the 25% tariffs to practically all Chinese imports. (June 17)       ...
16:00 2019-06-17

U.S. surfboard makers not so stoked about China tariffs President Donald Trump's decision to slap 10% tariffs on imported surfboards convinced surf executive Sue Bowers to move factory jobs out of China - but not back to the United States, which was one goal of Trump's tariffs....
16:39 2019-08-16

Next round of U.S. tariffs on China at least a month away: Mnuchin The United States is at least a month from enacting its proposed tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese imports as it studies the impact on consumers, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
20:39 2019-05-22

China retaliatory tariffs on US goods come into force No end seems to be in sight for the bitter trade spat between the US and China, as Beijing's retaliatory tariffs on US goods kick in. China now plans to create a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign firms....
17:52 2019-05-31

Trade tension: Apple warns Chinese tariffs would reduce its contribution to U.S. economy In a letter to the U.S. Trade Representative, Apple said proposed Chinese tariffs would impact all the major products it sells, from iPhones to Macs.       ...
19:39 2019-06-20

| Trump says record group of 1 036 migrants caught at Mexico border US President Donald Trump said that Border Patrol agents had apprehended the largest single group ever of undocumented immigrants, as he prepared what he said would be tough new measures to halt border crossers....
15:26 2019-05-31

Caught in Trump migration bind, Guatemala elects new president Guatemalans on Sunday were voting for a new president who will face a major challenge after the country signed an unpopular deal with Washington to act as a buffer against illegal immigration under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump....
23:00 2019-08-11

Why the Trump White House Is Caught Up in the Jeffrey Epstein Scandal In the years since Mr. Epstein was first accused of sexually abusing minors, one of Mr. Trump’s Cabinet officials has been accused of letting him off easy....
00:26 2019-07-08

Stocks soar after US delays plans for some China tariffs Stocks tore higher on Wall Street after the U.S. government said it would delay new tariffs on certain goods imported from China and remove tariffs on other goods entirely...
19:26 2019-08-13

U.S. removes some China tariffs, delays others as talks continue The U.S. Trade Representative office on Tuesday removed certain items from the China tariff list due to "health, safety, national security and other factors."...
23:00 2019-08-13

Latest China Tariffs Will Cost $831 per Household, Report Says The latest increase in tariffs on Chinese imports is costing the average U.S. household $831 a year through higher prices and reduced economic efficiency, a paper published by the New York Fed said....
22:52 2019-05-23

J.C.Penney says more tariffs on China imports would hurt business J.C.Penney Inc on Tuesday warned of a "meaningful impact" on its private and national brands from U.S. President Donald Trump's potential fourth round of tariffs on Chinese imports....
16:00 2019-05-21

U.S. exempts some medical, electronic devices from China tariffs The Trump administration will exempt 110 Chinese products, from medical equipment to key capacitors, from hefty tariffs, it said on Tuesday, offering relief to some U.S. firms which have said the taxes harm their bottom lines....
03:26 2019-07-10

China tariffs could lead to a ‘Bible tax’ in the U.S., Christian publishers say The parent company of the two largest Bible publishers in the United States has warned the Trump administration that proposed tariffs on China would amount to a "Bible tax."...
18:01 2019-06-21

US delays China tariffs for laptops and mobile phones The US is to delay imposing 10% tariffs on a number of Chinese products including laptops and phones until December - helping Wall Street shares bounce back after a big sell-off....
18:26 2019-08-13

U.S. Delays Some China Tariffs Until Stores Stock Up for Holidays President Trump pushed off imposing a new 10 percent tariff on cellphones, laptop computers, toys and other goods until Dec. 15. Some other items were excluded altogether....
02:13 2019-08-14

U.S. tariffs on China to cost American households: NY Fed research The newest round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports will cost the typical American household $831 annually, researchers said on Thursday, as the Trump administration came under growing political pressure over its trade war with China....
22:52 2019-05-23

Increasing tariffs on China will likely hurt US growth, says Nomura A Nomura expert says there's evidence that tariffs collected by the U.S. government are being paid by American firms and consumers, rather than the Chinese....
08:26 2019-05-28

Apple says U.S. tariffs on China to hurt global competitiveness Apple Inc said proposed U.S. tariffs on goods from China, including iPhones, iPads, and Macs, will reduce the company's contributions to the U.S. economy and hurt its global competitiveness....
16:52 2019-06-20

WRAPUP 3-Next round of U.S. tariffs on China at least a month away -Mnuchin The United States is at least a month from enacting its proposed tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese imports as it studies the impact on consumers, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
20:13 2019-05-22

Stocks rebound on US plan to delay some China tariffs Stocks notched solid gains Tuesday after the U.S. said it would hold off on tariffs of Chinese imports of mobile phones, toys and several other items typically on holiday shopping lists...
23:26 2019-08-13

Adidas, Nike, PUMA Say New Tariffs On China Would Be 'Catastrophic' Adidas, Nike and PUMA on Tuesday urged US President Donald Trump to prevent the shoe industry from falling victim to the trade war with China, saying new tariffs could be "catastrophic."...
10:26 2019-05-22

China threatens corporate hit-list on eve of new tariffs on U.S. imports China threatened on Friday to unveil an unprecedented hit-list of "unreliable" foreign firms, groups and individuals that harm the interests of Chinese companies, as a slate of retaliatory tariffs on imported U.S. goods was set to kick in at midnight....
15:52 2019-05-31

New Sept. 1 China tariffs could include these Apple products New 10% levy on Chinese imports runs the gamut from film cameras, golf balls and ducks. Apple's higher priced computers and phones could be hit later.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

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

IMF Warns Increasing US Tariffs Could Cut China Growth Sharply China's economy already is slowing amid the trade conflict with the United States, but if Washington were to ramp up tariffs even further it could cut Chinese growth sharply, the IMF warned Friday....
23:13 2019-08-09

U.S., China firms scramble as new tariffs hurt business Shanghai wine importer Alex Chen has spent the last 10 days moving all his American wines - from chardonnays to zinfandels - out of warehouses in the city's free trade zone before they are hit with an extra tariff that kicks in on Saturday....
11:00 2019-05-31

Are tariffs against China bringing factories and jobs back to the U.S.? About 41% of U.S. companies are considering or have relocated manufacturing outside China but fewer than 6% have or are considering relocating to U.S.       ...
13:00 2019-07-12

Tariffs 'killed' LNG exports from the US to China: Wood Mackenzie Nicholas Browne of Wood Mackenzie says there is a risk of shut-ins in U.S. liquefied natural gas capacity if there is a slowdown in Chinese LNG imports....
15:13 2019-06-28

Stocks fall as China threatens to retaliate for new tariffs Stocks tumbled Friday toward their worst week of 2019, as investors fretted over an escalating trade war with China. The Dow Jones industrial average slid 334.18 points to 26,249.22 at its lowest point Friday after China vowed to retaliate over threatened US tariffs on another $300 billion worth of ...
07:26 2019-08-03

$300 billion in China tariffs still loom as a business worry Business groups warn that President Trump's Saturday announcement that the White House would not impose $300 billion in new tariffs on Chinese goods does not mean that those tariffs won't still be imposed....
04:26 2019-07-02

Storm-battered Indiana farmers fear new Trump tariff tempest Tornadoes and worse hit the state’s corn belt recently but trade wars with China and Mexico threaten ‘a very big impact’The sun is finally shining in Indiana and the farming community is frantic. The ground is sodden. Storms and worse have swept the corn belt this spring. Memorial Day, the official ...
16:00 2019-06-07

Guatemalans fear Trump threats on migration accord could cripple their economy Leaders say new tariffs and visa bans could destabilize the Central American country, already the largest source of migrants detained at the U.S. border....
02:39 2019-07-25

Report: Intelligence Officials Won't Brief Trump on Cyberattacks Against Russia For Fear He Might Get Mad and Tell Putin Buried in a recent news report about America’s secret program of placing “digital implants” in the Russian power grid is an interesting and troublesome revelation. Namely, that senior US intelligence officials are so concerned about the president of the United States being an unrestrained ignoramus ...
22:52 2019-06-16

Big Pharma won't like Trump's next move after rebate rule is abandoned, investors fear Another way President Trump could make a push to lower drug prices is with a proposal announced last year that would allow Medicare to create an "international pricing index."...
01:39 2019-07-12

After UK Envoy Sacked, Diplomats Fear Putting Trump Criticism In Writing The lightning-fast resignation of Britain's ambassador to the United States on Wednesday after a leak of his correspondence criticizing the Trump administration has sent shivers down the spines of......
08:00 2019-07-11

Retail trade group says plan to impose new tariffs will raise prices, hurt jobs The National Retail Federation, a top U.S. trade group, said President Donald Trump's threat to impose 10% tariffs on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese imports from Sept. 1, is a flawed strategy that will raise prices and hurt jobs....
23:52 2019-08-01

Tech giant Lenovo says it's 'well-prepared' if the US slaps more tariffs on China President Donald Trump has threatened tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods — but Chinese PC-maker Lenovo is prepared to shift its production if that happens, says its CFO Wai Ming....
08:52 2019-05-24

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

Mike Pompeo Decries China's 'Bad Behaviour', Defends US Tariffs U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday decried "decades of bad behaviour" from China that have hampered free trade, laying out a case at a Southeast Asian forum for Washington's escalating......
17:52 2019-08-02

Tariffs prompt US firms to rethink China business: survey US businesses in China are increasingly worried about the trade conflict between the US and China. They are bearing the brunt of tariffs and non-tariff barriers adopted in recent months, a new survey said....
11:00 2019-05-22

Tesla, GM, Uber denied relief from U.S. tariffs on China goods The White House, citing 'Made in China 2025’ or other industrial programs, is expanding efforts to block the use of the country's technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla for tariff relief on key EV parts, and rejecting Uber's petition to waive duties on electric scooter...
10:13 2019-06-14

U.S. to Delay Some China Tariffs Until Stores Stock Up for Holiday Shoppers The office of the United States trade representative said it would push off imposing new tariffs on cellphones, laptop computers, toys and other goods until Dec. 15....
20:52 2019-08-13

U.S. to launch public hearings on additional China tariffs next week The U.S. Trade Representative's Office on Monday will kick off seven days of testimony from U.S. retailers, manufacturers and other businesses about President Donald Trump's plan to hit another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods with tariffs....
01:26 2019-06-15

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

China exports grow despite U.S. tariffs, but import slump most in nearly three years China's exports unexpectedly returned to growth in May despite higher U.S. tariffs, but imports fell the most in nearly three years in a further sign of weak domestic demand that could prompt Beijing to step up stimulus measures....
06:39 2019-06-10

Facing tariffs, Foxconn promises to assemble U.S. iPhones outside China A U.S.-China trade war won't imperil production of Apple's flagship product, as its key manufacturer has capacity outside China to supply U.S. demand.Read More...
16:13 2019-06-11

U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump administration prepares new tariffs on remaining U.S.-China trade....
00:13 2019-06-18

Data: U.S. importers paid 3 times more in China tariffs in June The Trump administration's repeated acts to punitively tax China during the long-running trade conflict is costing U.S. businesses -- to the tune of $3.4 billion in the month of June alone, federal data shows....
18:00 2019-08-07

China says to take countermeasures if U.S. bent on putting tariffs on Chinese goods China will have to take countermeasures if the United States is bent on putting more tariffs on Chinese goods, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Friday....
09:52 2019-08-02

Asian shares rise on US plan to delay some China tariffs Asian shares were mostly higher after the U.S. said it would hold off on tariffs of Chinese imports of mobile phones, toys and several other items typically on holiday shopping lists...
05:00 2019-08-14

China to maintain anti-dumping tariffs on U.S. distillers grains China's Ministry of Commerce on Wednesday said it will maintain anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs on imports of U.S. distillers grains (DDGS), a cereal by-product of ethanol manufacturing, after completing a review launched in April....
05:52 2019-06-19

US firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump administration prepares new tariffs on remaining U.S.-China trade....
03:00 2019-06-18

China-owned SEZ in Cambodia denies transhipping to evade U.S. tariffs A China-owned special economic zone in Cambodia has denied that its firms have been fined by the United States for transhipping goods from China in a bid to dodge U.S. President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports....
10:00 2019-06-21

How much higher could proposed tariffs against China push laptop prices? A new report claims that the Trump administration's latest tariff proposal on goods imported from China could raise prices on new laptops by 17 percent in the U.S. On average the report finds that a new laptop would cost $120 more if the tariffs go into effect....
20:00 2019-06-22

China accused of using 'Made in Vietnam' labels to dodge US tariffs Chinese companies are using illegal "Made in Vietnam" labels to avoid tariffs imposed as part of the ongoing trade war with the US, Hanoi has claimed....
18:00 2019-06-11

Vietnam says that China is mislabeling products as Vietnamese to avoid U.S. tariffs According to Vietnamese officials, Chinese firms first export products to Vietnam, then change the labeling on packages before exporting the goods.        ...
23:39 2019-06-10

UPDATE 1-Apple says U.S. tariffs on China to hurt global competitiveness Apple Inc said proposed U.S. tariffs on goods from China, including iPhones, iPads, and Macs, will reduce the company's contributions to the U.S. economy and hurt its global competitiveness....
16:52 2019-06-20

RH Raises Outlook, Plays Down Impact From Higher China Tariffs Luxury home-furnishing retailer RH raised its forecast for sales and profit this year, a move that cheered investors worried about the impact of higher tariffs on China could have on the company....
02:26 2019-06-13

After British ambassador’s downfall, diplomats fear putting Trump criticisms in writing Resignation prompts discussions about moderating tone of assessments about the Trump administration. But one former diplomat says the extra caution won’t last....
01:13 2019-07-11

Democrats fear Trump will pull US out of last major arms control treaty with Russia FAREWELL TO ARMS CONTROL: President Trump’s decision earlier this year to withdraw from the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty earlier has Democrats concerned he will essentially do the same with the last major arms agreement with Moscow, by allowing the New Strategic Arms Reduction T...
17:26 2019-06-06

In Mexico, Trump's latest asylum policy stirs anger, fear and confusion Tens of thousands of migrants who have been waiting for months in Mexican border cities are struggling to understand what the U.S. new asylum policy means for them even though they've followed the rules....
17:39 2019-07-18

How Trump’s Proposed Mexico Tariffs Could Devastate Trump Country As the 2020 election approaches, more than a few Republican senators are voicing their opposition to opening a new front in the president's trade wars....
23:13 2019-06-06

UPDATE 2-U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump administration prepares new tariffs on remaining U.S.-China trade....
00:00 2019-06-18

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

China Importers Seek To Lift Tariffs On US Farm Goods: Reports Chinese importers are applying to their government to lift tariffs on some US agricultural imports, state media reported on Sunday, three weeks after the two sides reached a truce in their trade war....
16:00 2019-07-21

CEO of Wrangler, Lee parent isn't afraid of a recession or tariffs on China-made goods Kontoor Brands put up stronger-than-expected earnings and revenue in its first earnings report as an independent company. Earlier this year, it was spun off from VF Corp....
22:13 2019-08-08

Dow surges, ends higher after US delays China tariffs on cellphones, computers and more The Dow closed higher Tuesday after the US delayed some tariffs on Chinese goods and removed some items entirely. The S&P and Nasdaq also rose.        ...
00:13 2019-08-14

Sony Warns of PlayStation Price Rise if U.S. Expands China Tariffs Sony said it would need to raise retail prices of its PlayStation consoles if the U.S. government goes ahead with a higher tariff on Chinese-made videogame machines, warning Washington such a move would hurt U.S. consumers....
18:13 2019-07-31

Tariffs, China sales weigh on Cisco outlook, shares slide Cisco Systems Inc said on Wednesday that impending U.S. tariffs and Chinese customers shunning the networking company's gear were weighing on its business, and it forecast sales and profit below Wall Street targets....
02:13 2019-08-15

Obama implicitly criticizes Trump over language that 'feeds climate of fear and hatred' – live Democratic presidential candidates thank Obama for ‘moral clarity’Trump blames ‘violent’ video games as El Paso death toll rises to 22Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.59pm BST Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has some thoughts on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and...
01:13 2019-08-06

How real is Iran threat? Democrats fear Trump administration using intel to justify conflict Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday briefed members of the House and Senate behind closed doors.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

Wall Street was ready for the latest twist in the trade war. Here's how experts think Trump and Xi's trade truce will play out. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque The year-old trade war between the US and China reached a temporary truce as Presidents Donald Trump of the US and Xi Jinping of China said they're delaying new tariffs to let negotiations continue. That outcome of the G20 summit in Japan isn't the resolution some investors...
01:13 2019-06-30

Dow, stocks surge after US delays China tariffs on cellphones, video games computers The Dow surged Tuesday morning after the US delays some planned tariffs on Chinese goods and removed some items entirely. The S&P and Nasdaq also rose.        ...
19:26 2019-08-13

U.S. retailers blast new China tariffs, say move will raise prices further, hurt jobs President Donald Trump's threat to impose 10% tariffs on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese imports from Sept. 1 will hurt consumer purchases, raise prices further and limit hiring, four large retail trade groups warned on Thursday....
23:52 2019-08-01

Dow adds 400 points after US delays China tariffs on cellphones, video games computers The Dow surged Tuesday after the US delays some planned tariffs on Chinese goods and removed some items entirely. The S&P and Nasdaq also rose.       ...
22:00 2019-08-13

China's central bank denies it's devaluing country's currency to counter tariffs China has allowed its yuan to break through 7 against the dollar for the first time in 11 years, but it insists the move is not "competitive devaluation."...
00:13 2019-08-06

Adidas CEO: China tariffs won't affect shoe prices, but currency war may have 'significant' impact Adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted said the prospect of China weakening its currency could have a "significant impact" on the firm's earnings since 25% of its business is based in China....
18:39 2019-08-08

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