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UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019, 6:03 p.m.

WTO body formally OKs US sanctions against EU in Airbus case

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 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, 2:09 p.m.

‘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.


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 5:14 p.m.

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 …


Trump sets White House meeting with Chinese trade negotiator

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.

U.S. stocks notch broad gains amid renewed trade deal hopes

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.

U.S. signs limited deal with Japan on ag, digital trade

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.

China narrows scope for trade deal

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 …


U.S. trade deficit widened in August to $54.9 billion

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.

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: Wed., Oct. 2, 2019, 2:06 p.m.

Stocks drop again to worst loss in weeks on economy worries

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.

U.S. plans to impose tariffs on EU imports in Airbus case

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 …


China warns U.S. investment curbs would hurt global growth

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.

U.S. signs trade deal with Japan, securing important market for Washington wheat

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.

Fresh U.S.-China trade worries erase early gains for stocks

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 …


Debbie Dingell: NAFTA 2.0 needs upgrading

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 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: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 7:21 p.m.

U.S., China exchange goodwill gesture ahead of trade talks

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 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, 1:52 p.m.

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.


U.S. stocks jump on planned resumption of US-China trade talks

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.

U.S. trade gap fell 2.7% in July including the gap with China

The U.S. trade deficit declined in July, including the gap with China that has been the focus of President Donald Trump’s tariffs.


Fed survey says growth is steady despite Trump’s trade wars

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.

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.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 5:47 p.m.

Dow surges 326 points on hopes for U.S.-China trade talks

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.

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 …


Doubts over China trade war and rifts over Iran dominate G-7 summit of world leaders

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.

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.