Stories tagged: tariffs
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 7:03 p.m.
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, 6:12 p.m.
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, 1:52 p.m.
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.
Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 10:27 a.m.
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, 3:53 p.m.
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.
Sun., Sept. 1, 2019, 11 p.m.
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 …
Sat., Aug. 31, 2019, 5:26 p.m.
Expect a direct hit on many U.S. consumers from President Donald Trump’s latest round of tariffs on Chinese imports
Sat., Aug. 31, 2019
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, 4:50 p.m.
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 …
Mon., Aug. 26, 2019, 10:27 a.m.
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 …
Sun., Aug. 25, 2019, 10:30 p.m.
America’s lobster exports to China have fallen off a cliff this year as new retaliatory tariffs shift seafood business north to Canada.
Sun., Aug. 25, 2019, 1:05 p.m.
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, 8 p.m.
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, 12:56 p.m.
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, 7:18 p.m.
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, 7:13 p.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 11, 2019, 10:40 p.m.
Meatless Mondays, Taco Tuesdays, and now, 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.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 9:59 p.m.
U.S.-China trade peace proves elusive 3 months after the two countries seemed close to a deal
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 3:26 p.m.
Stocks closed broadly higher Tuesday as Wall Street regained its footing a day after the market had its biggest decline in a year.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 8:28 p.m.
The latest tariffs President Donald Trump plans to impose on Chinese goods would cost U.S. households an average of $200 a year, some economists estimate, and would start to bite …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 1, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
President Donald Trump intensified pressure Thursday on China to reach a trade deal by saying he will impose 10% tariffs Sept. 1 on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese imports …
Wed., July 31, 2019, 4:44 p.m.
U.S. and Chinese envoys held “constructive” trade talks on Wednesday, the White House said, after President Donald Trump rattled financial markets by accusing Beijing of trying to stall in hopes …
UPDATED: Mon., July 29, 2019, 3:43 p.m.
Two months after U.S.-Chinese trade talks broke down, both sides are trying to temper hopes for a breakthrough when negotiations aimed at ending a tariff war resume Tuesday facing even …
Fri., July 12, 2019, 12:33 p.m.
China’s trade with the United States plunged last month as a tariff war battered exporters on both sides of the Pacific Ocean.
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 7:52 p.m.
The top U.S. and Chinese trade envoys have spoken by phone in their first known contact since Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to resume stalled talks on ending …
Mon., July 8, 2019, 12:10 p.m.
Religious publishers say President Donald Trump’s most recent proposed tariffs on Chinese imports could result in a Bible shortage.
UPDATED: Sat., June 29, 2019, 2:21 p.m.
Once again, Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China have hit the reset button in trade talks between the world’s two biggest economies. This at least delays an escalation …
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 4:27 p.m.
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he’s under little pressure to reach a trade deal with China when he meets late this week with President Xi Jinping and is prepared …
UPDATED: Mon., June 24, 2019, 8:23 p.m.
Chinese and U.S. trade negotiators are discussing ways to resolve disputes ahead of a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit in Japan later this …
Thu., June 20, 2019, 5 a.m.
Northwest Winterfest, a holiday-themed event scheduled to take place in Spokane Valley later this year, has been postponed due to concerns with the trade conflict between the U.S. and China.