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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday that the U.K. must prepare for a no-deal break with the European Union unless there is a “fundamental” change of position from the bloc, as the two sides swapped blame for failing to strike a trade deal with just weeks until the end-of-year deadline.
Washington's jobless rate dipped to 7.8% last month, and the state's economy added 2,400 jobs.
International arbitrators said Tuesday that the European Union can impose tariffs and other penalties on up to $4 billion worth of U.S. goods and services over illegal American support for plane maker Boeing. The move further sours transatlantic ties at a time when the coronavirus has doused trade and savaged economies.
BEIJING — China’s trade picked up in September as global demand for masks and medical supplies boosted exports and the economy's early reopening gave producers an edge over foreign competitors.
The Commerce Department reported Tuesday that the gap between the goods and services the United States sells and what it buys abroad climbed 5.9% in August to $67.1 billion, highest since August 2006. Exports rose 2.2% to $171.9 billion on a surge in shipments of soybeans, but imports rose more — up 3.2% to $239 billion — led by purchases of crude oil, cars and auto parts.
The European Union can impose tariffs on about $4 billion of U.S. exports annually in retaliation for government aid to Boeing Co. deemed illegal by the World Trade Organization, according to people familiar with the ruling.
U.S. wholesale prices rose 0.3% in August, just half the July gain, as food and energy prices decline.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit surged in July to $63.6 billion, the highest level in 12 years, as imports jumped by a record amount.
Jeff Emtman is a fourth generation farmer in south Spokane County, not far from where the Ponderosa pines give way to the rolling wheat fields of the Palouse. Emtman, 50, spoke from his combine Tuesday as he finished what agriculture officials believe is the 10th best harvest in Washington since records started being kept in 1978.
Chinese and U.S. trade envoys will hold a meeting by phone “in the near future” to discuss an agreement aimed at resolving a tariff war, a Commerce Ministry spokesman said Thursday.
After more than two years of browbeating and trade sanctions on Canada and Mexico, President Donald Trump strong-armed the United States’ neighbors into agreeing to supplant a 25-year-old North American trade agreement with one of his own.
The fruit of the company's efforts creates a fun and quirky shopping experience. But today's increasingly polarized society puts Trader Joe's in a tough spot: It can't please everyone anymore.
The U.S. on Friday imposed sanctions on Hong Kong officials, including the pro-China leader of the government, accusing them of undermining autonomy and restricting freedom of expression and assembly in the former British colony.
A slow start to the wheat growing season in Eastern Washington transitioned into a warm, wet spring that made excellent conditions for making a near-record crop. However, farmers will need every kernel as the price for soft white wheat remains below the cost of producing it.
SEATTLE – The late Los Angeles Rams and Washington NFL coach George Allen is credited with coining the phrase, “The future is now.”
The New York Jets traded disgruntled star safety Jamal Adams to the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday, splitting with a gifted player whose relationship with the franchise quickly deteriorated because of a contract dispute.
The sole miner of rare earths in the U.S. is becoming a public company amid elevated trade tensions with China, the dominant global supplier of the material used in everything from computers to cars.
U.S. wholesale prices fell 0.2% in June as food costs dropped sharply, offsetting a big increase in energy prices.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Tyson Foods is looking into reports that China’s customs agency has suspended poultry imports from a Tyson facility in the United States after coronavirus cases were confirmed among its employees.
WASHINGTON — John Bolton's claim in an explosive new book that President Donald Trump urged China's Xi Jinping to help him win reelection could undermine his campaign's effort to portray Democratic rival Joe Biden as soft on Beijing.