Stories tagged: trade
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019, 6:03 p.m.
The World Trade Organization has formally given the go-ahead for the United States to impose trade sanctions on up to $7.5 billion worth of European Union goods following a ruling …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019, 5:58 p.m.
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, 2:09 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 5:14 p.m.
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 …
Thu., Oct. 10, 2019, 9:04 a.m.
President Donald Trump said he would meet at the White House on Friday with the leader of the Chinese negotiating team now in Washington for the latest round of talks …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019, 5:15 p.m.
Stocks notched broad gains Wednesday on Wall Street as investors regained some of their optimism about the prospects for progress in the trade war between the U.S. and China.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 7, 2019, 2:38 p.m.
President Donald Trump is scheduled to sign a limited trade agreement Monday with Japan, a deal that would win back benefits American farmers lost when Trump pulled out of a …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 7, 2019, 2:07 p.m.
Chinese officials are signaling they’re increasingly reluctant to agree to a broad trade deal pursued by President Donald Trump, ahead of negotiations this week that have raised hopes of a …
Fri., Oct. 4, 2019, 5:03 p.m.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. trade deficit widened in August for the first time in three months as exports increased but imports increased more. The politically sensitive gap with China in …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 3, 2019, 1:54 p.m.
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: Wed., Oct. 2, 2019, 2:06 p.m.
Stocks tumbled again on Wednesday as worries about a weakening global economy boomeranged around the world.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 2, 2019, 6:56 p.m.
The Trump administration announced Wednesday that it will impose tariffs on $7.5 billion in European imports beginning Oct. 18 in a case involving European Union subsidies to the plane maker …
Mon., Sept. 30, 2019, 2:13 p.m.
China warned the U.S. against trying to limit investment ties between the two countries, even as the Trump administration contradicted a report that Washington might be considering removing Chinese companies …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 25, 2019, 10:26 p.m.
The Washington wheat industry got its first good news in more than two years Wednesday when President Donald Trump announced a new bilateral trade deal with Japan, which traditionally has …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Wall Street closed out a volatile week with losses Friday as investors worried that upcoming trade talks aimed at resolving the costly trade war between Washington and Beijing could be …
Tue., Sept. 17, 2019
Americans have endured 25 years of NAFTA’s damage; let’s get the replacement right.
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: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 7:21 p.m.
The United States and China traded conciliatory gestures, raising hopes they can de-escalate a standoff over trade that has shaken financial markets and cast gloom over the global economy.
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.
Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 10:22 a.m.
Stocks moved broadly higher as investors cheered plans for the U.S. and China to resume trade negotiations in October.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 4:12 p.m.
The U.S. trade deficit declined in July, including the gap with China that has been the focus of President Donald Trump’s tariffs.
Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 4 p.m.
The Federal Reserve said Wednesday the U.S. economy is still growing steadily and most businesses are optimistic, even in the face of President Trump’s trade wars.
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.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 5:47 p.m.
Investors holding out fresh hope that new talks between the U.S. and China set for September can lead to progress in the nations’ ongoing trade war spurred the rally, which …
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, 10:26 p.m.
Mixed signals over the trade war with China and rifts over Iran dominated the opening of the annual G-7 summit.
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.