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UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019

U.S. cancels planned tariffs on China

President Donald Trump said Friday that the U.S. has canceled plans to impose new tariffs on $160 billion worth of Chinese imports Sunday as part of a modest interim agreement …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019

S&P 500, Nasdaq at records as hopes build for a trade deal

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed at all-time highs Thursday on renewed optimism that the U.S. and China are close to reaching a deal in their costly trade war.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019

U.S., China near deal that would suspend planned tariffs

The Trump administration and China are close to finalizing a modest trade agreement that would suspend tariffs that are set to kick in Sunday, de-escalating their 17-month trade war.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 3, 2019

France to retaliate if U.S. doubles Champagne, cheese prices

France is bristling at a U.S. threat to slap 100% tariffs on French cheeses, Champagne and other products, with the French leader telling President Donald Trump on Tuesday that the …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 2, 2019

Tariffs impact Christmas Bureau toy buying

Buying toys is an important part of the Christmas Bureau, which provides a new toy and a book to every child along with a food voucher for the family. Toy …


U.S. again extends limited reprieve on tech sales to Huawei

The U.S. government blacklisted the Chinese tech company in May, deeming it a national security risk. That means U.S. firms aren’t allowed to sell technology to Huawei without government approval.


Despair in Burgundy and beyond, as U.S. tariffs hit EU goods

French vintners are begging for government aid. Italian farmers are scrambling for new export markets. And American shoppers are about to face supermarket sticker shock on European products.


China tempers hopes about U.S. tariff truce

A truce in a U.S.-Chinese tariff war and Beijing’s promises to open more of its state-dominated economy are raising investor hopes. But Beijing is trying to temper expectations, while companies …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019

IMF downgrades outlook for world economy, citing trade wars

The International Monetary Fund is further downgrading its outlook for the world economy, predicting that growth this year will be the weakest since the 2008 financial crisis, primarily because of …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019

China’s trade with U.S. shrinks again in September

China’s trade with the United States fell by double digits again in September amid a tariff war that threatens to tip the global economy into recession.


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019

‘Nothing-burger’: U.S.-China truce leaves big issues for later

Nothing is on paper and details are scarce. China’s state-run media hasn’t even mentioned the promise to buy all those soybeans and other agricultural products.


U.S. consumers snap up Italian Parmesan before tariffs hit

The Italian agricultural lobby Coldiretti said Friday that sales of both Parmigiano Reggiano and Grana Padano, aged cheeses with a distinctive granular quality that are defined by their territory of …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019

U.S. suspends plans to hike tariffs Tuesday on Chinese imports

The Trump administration is suspending a tariff hike on $250 billion in Chinese imports that was set to take effect Tuesday, and China agreed to buy $40 billion to $50 …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 3, 2019

U.S.-Europe dispute threatens main artery of world trade

The trade wars threatening to push the global economy into recession are entering a new phase, with the United States and European Union escalating a dispute that endangers the world’s …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019

China to lift punitive tariffs on U.S. soybeans, pork

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


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019

China to remove tariffs on some U.S. products, but not pork or soybeans

China extended an olive twig, rather than a branch, to the United States in their trade war Wednesday, announcing it would exempt 16 American-made products from tariffs as a sign …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019

U.S. stocks notch solid gains as China eases trade tensions

Stocks rose broadly on Wall Street in afternoon trading Wednesday as investors welcomed China’s move to exempt some U.S. products from a recent round of tariffs.


U.S., Chinese envoys to meet in October for tariff war talks

U.S. and Chinese envoys will meet in early October for more talks aimed at ending a tariff war that threatens global economic growth.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019

Survey: U.S. manufacturing activity contracted in August

U.S. factory activity shrank in August for the first time since August 2016, a sign that the trade war with China is weighing down a crucial sector of the economy.


In escalating trade war, U.S. consumers may see higher prices

Americans are facing potentially higher prices for some clothes, shoes, sporting goods and other consumer items now that the U.S. and China have put in place their latest tariff increases …


‘They’re on,’ Trump says of tariffs set to kick in on Sunday

Expect a direct hit on many U.S. consumers from President Donald Trump’s latest round of tariffs on Chinese imports


Chen Guangcheng: Trump has the right strategy on Beijing

President Trump is on to something. Tariffs and economic threats may be blunt tools, but they are the kind of aggressive tactics necessary to get the attention of the Chinese …


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 26, 2019

U.S. stocks rally on optimism for a U.S.-China trade war thaw

Stocks are marching broadly higher on Wall Street in early trading after President Donald Trump claimed China was willing to reopen talks on the costly trade war that has roiled …


China lets yuan sink, Trump says serious talks to start

China allowed its yuan to sink Monday and U.S. President Donald Trump said the two sides will talk “very seriously” about their war over trade and technology following tit-for-tat tariff …


U.S. exports to lobster-loving China go off cliff amid tariffs

America’s lobster exports to China have fallen off a cliff this year as new retaliatory tariffs shift seafood business north to Canada.


Trump sends mixed messages to China on trade war

President Donald Trump is sending mixed messages about the U.S.-China trade war as leaders at a global summit in France push him to ease frictions with Beijing over tariffs and …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019

Tomato trade war eases as U.S. agrees to end Mexico tariffs

The U.S. reached a deal to suspend tariffs on tomatoes from Mexico and implement import restrictions demanded by Florida growers to protect their industry.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019

U.S. and Mexico settle tomato squabble to stave off tariffs, shortage

The United States and Mexico have settled a bitter trade dispute over tomatoes, with the United States shelving an anti-dumping investigation against Mexican growers and withdrawing from tariffs that could …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019

Stocks rebound on U.S. plan to delay some China tariffs

Investors flipped back into buying mode 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 …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019

Facing pressure, Trump delays tariffs on some Chinese goods

Responding to pressure from businesses and growing fears that a trade war is threatening the U.S. economy, the Trump administration is delaying most of the import taxes it planned to …