Stories tagged: trade war
Sun., Nov. 18, 2018
While the bombastic U.S.-China “trade war” has been getting the headlines, U.S. intelligence and law-enforcement agencies have been waging a quieter battle to combat Chinese theft of trade secrets from …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 7:13 p.m.
REC Silicon, a Norwegian company, sees Moses Lake at the center of a high-tech manufacturing revolution. But that vision is likely dead unless Washington and Beijing can settle their differences …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 7:16 p.m.
Gap Inc. says it doesn’t want to raise the price of your sweaters but, thanks to the trade war, it may have no other option.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 7:34 p.m.
President Donald Trump said Friday that he’s prepared to impose tariffs on an additional $267 billion in Chinese imports. Such a step would significantly escalate his trade war with Beijing …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 3:23 p.m.
The Trump administration says it will go ahead with imposing 25 percent tariffs on $16 billion in Chinese imports.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 5, 2018, 9:05 p.m.
Lytvinenko was in Manhattan in late July for an apparel trade show. The annual trip was usually a fun excuse to catch up with customers or play ping pong over …
Mon., July 30, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
The world’s biggest machinery maker is proving resilient to a nascent global trade war that’s disrupting other companies from Alcoa to General Motors.
UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018, 6:19 p.m.
The Federal Reserve will meet this week to assess an economy that has just enjoyed a healthy spurt of growth but faces a flurry of trade fights pushed by President …
UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018, 9:08 p.m.
Growers of soybeans – the single largest agricultural export to China, worth $12.4 billion – have largely escaped financial damage of the trade war thus far, raising questions about the …
Wed., July 25, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
General Motors, facing rising commodity costs in a trade showdown with Europe and elsewhere, cut its outlook for the year.
Sat., July 21, 2018, 9:08 a.m.
China is waging a “quiet kind of cold war” against the United States, using all its resources to try to replace America as the leading power in the world, a …
Sat., July 21, 2018
American firms cheering for protectionism in the form of tariffs on their foreign competitors should be careful what they wish for. As they say, “What goes around comes around.” Case …
Fri., July 20, 2018, 8:02 a.m.
President Donald Trump has indicated that he’s willing to hit every product imported from China with tariffs and again criticized the Federal Reserve, as well as some of the nation’s …
Thu., July 12, 2018
With the exception of the big, beautiful wall that is already being built on the southern border (in President Donald Trump’s mind, anyway), the issue that taps most directly into …
Wed., July 11, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
China’s government vowed Wednesday to take “firm and forceful measures” as the U.S. threatened to expand tariffs to thousands of Chinese imports like fish sticks, apples and French doors, the …
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 5:16 p.m.
The Trump administration is readying tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese imports, ranging from burglar alarms to mackerel, escalating a trade war between the world’s two biggest economies.
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 4:06 p.m.
In its trade war with the U.S., China isn’t powerless to fight back once it runs out of American goods to penalize. It possesses a range of other weapons with …
Sun., July 8, 2018, 11:05 a.m.
From the safety of a resilient U.S. economy, President Donald Trump lit the fuse Friday on a high-risk trade war with China.
Sat., July 7, 2018, 11:07 a.m.
Thousands of Washington farmers who grow apples, cherries, pears and wheat now find themselves on the front lines of a battle between the two largest economies in the world.
Sat., July 7, 2018, 9:47 a.m.
Jimmy Tosh’s sprawling hog farm in rural Tennessee is an unlikely battleground in the fight for control of the U.S. Senate.
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 7:17 p.m.
The world’s two biggest economies fired the opening shots Friday in a trade war that could have wide-ranging consequences for consumers, workers, companies, investors and political leaders.
Thu., July 5, 2018, 9:51 p.m.
The United States hiked tariffs on Chinese imports Friday and Beijing said it would be forced to make a “counterattack” in a dispute between the world’s two biggest economies that …
Sat., June 23, 2018
President Trump believes that “trade wars are good, and easy to win.” So he started one. Now the casualties are beginning to return home from the battlefield, and on Capitol …
Fri., June 22, 2018, 1:47 p.m.
A brawl that the United States provoked with its closest trading partners is starting to draw blood. On Friday, the European Union began imposing tariffs on $3.4 billion in American …
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 8:44 p.m.
The United States attacked first, imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum from around the globe and threatening to hit tens of billions of dollars in Chinese products.
Mon., June 18, 2018, 5:39 p.m.
President Donald Trump directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports Monday as the two nations moved closer to a potential trade war.
Sat., June 9, 2018
You cannot understand President Trump’s so-called “trade war” without acknowledging that it’s mostly about politics and not about economics. Trump has embarked on a giant marketing campaign to convince us …
UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018, 8:36 p.m.
When Washington apples were caught in a 2010 trade dispute with Mexico, it cost growers $44 million.
Fri., June 1, 2018, 2:10 p.m.
If a trade war is coming, the cheesemakers of Wisconsin are standing in the line of fire. So are the farmers of the Great Plains and the distillers of Kentucky. …
UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018, 7:42 p.m.
The Trump administration’s decision to slap tariffs on its top allies could weaken Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’ hand as he landed in Beijing on Saturday to try to fend off …