Stories tagged: trade war
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, 6:26 p.m.
President Donald Trump angrily escalated his trade fight with China on Friday, raising retaliatory tariffs and ordering American companies to consider alternatives to doing business there.
Fri., Aug. 23, 2019
Donald Trump’s tariffs are hurting Americans and Americans companies in ways that should have been expected.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019, 5:27 p.m.
Trump’s flip-flop came after recent market volatility and economic uncertainty, and amid a debate about whether the United States was heading for a slowdown that would imperil his reelection chances. …
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 8:19 a.m.
Deere & Co. cut its profit expectations for the second time this year as beleaguered farmers and an escalating trade war with China cut into sales.
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 …
Mon., Aug. 5, 2019, 12:12 p.m.
Stocks tanked again Monday on worries that President Donald Trump’s worsening trade war will threaten a global recession and drag profits for companies even lower.
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 …
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.
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: Thu., July 4, 2019, 9:08 p.m.
An aid package for American farmers hurt by President Donald Trump’s trade war with China has meant big checks for some big operations.
Wed., July 3, 2019, 11:37 a.m.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China and Europe of playing a “big currency manipulation game.” He said the United States should match that effort, a move that directly contradicts …
Thu., June 27, 2019, 11:28 a.m.
The U.S. economy grew at a healthy 3.1% rate in the first three months of this year, but signs are mounting that growth has slowed sharply in the current quarter …
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 …
Wed., June 12, 2019, 11:13 a.m.
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.
Mon., June 10, 2019, 11:20 a.m.
Vietnam’s government says it is taking more steps to prevent Chinese companies from using illegal “Made in Vietnam” labels to avoid high tariffs that have been imposed by the United …
UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019, 11:01 a.m.
Stung by criticism that his deal to avert threatened Mexican tariffs mostly ramps up existing efforts, President Donald Trump is insisting there’s more to it than meets the eye.
Sat., June 8, 2019, 4:06 p.m.
Rising trade tensions are shining a spotlight on the 17 rare earth minerals needed for high-tech products like electric cars and robotics. But trade experts say China’s rising tariffs and …
UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2019, 6:57 p.m.
President Donald Trump says he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico.
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 10:46 a.m.
Straining to stave off threatened U.S. tariffs, Mexican and American officials claimed progress in White House talks, but President Donald Trump declared it was “not nearly enough” to halt the …
Tue., June 4, 2019, 11:42 a.m.
The biggest victims of President Donald Trump’s tariffs won’t necessarily be Mexicans or Chinese or young urbanites who will have to pay more for avocado toast.
Sat., June 1, 2019
President Trump’s decision to impose new and higher tariffs on Mexico is so mind-bogglingly stupid, it’s hard to keep track of all the reasons it’s dumb. Here are a few.
Fri., May 31, 2019, 12:55 p.m.
The Financial Times reported Friday that tech giant Huawei has ordered its employees to cancel technical meetings with American contacts and has sent home numerous U.S. employees working at its …
UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019, 6:47 p.m.
Pressure from the trade dispute between the U.S. and China continues to weigh on the retail sector.
Fri., May 24, 2019, 10:46 a.m.
Stepping up Beijing’s propaganda offensive in the tariffs standoff with Washington, Chinese state media on Friday accused the U.S. of seeking to “colonize global business” with moves against Huawei and …
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 10:38 a.m.
More than 170 of the nation’s largest footwear companies have sent a clear message to President Donald Trump: A trade war with China will burn a hole in Americans’ soles.
UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019, 12:48 p.m.
Caught in a sprawling trade dispute with U.S. rival China, President Donald Trump decided against declaring commercial war on America’s friends: The White House said Friday that he is delaying …
Thu., May 16, 2019
We have a system that, through high tariffs, imposes the equivalent of a tax on American citizens to implement a trade policy that favors China.
Wed., May 15, 2019, 12:56 p.m.
China’s factory output and consumer spending weakened in April as a tariff war with Washington intensified, adding to pressure on Beijing to shore up shaky economic growth.
UPDATED: Sat., May 11, 2019, 8:21 p.m.
As a tool of national policy, tariffs had long been fading into history, a relic of the 19th and early 20th centuries that most experts came to see as harmful …