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Jun 16, 2018
Donald Trump announces 25% tariff on Chinese imports worth $50 billion; Beijing to retaliatePresident Donald Trump brought the world's two biggest economies to the brink of a trade war Friday by announcing a 25 percent tariff on up to $50 billion in Chinese imports to take effect 6 July.
May 30, 2018
Donald Trump runs out of time to deliver on NAFTA reboot; negotiators describe an uncompromising White HouseNegotiators, industry lobbyists, trade experts and lawmakers briefed on the talks described how precious months passed before the U.S team presented its proposals and how the talks stalled because the demands far exceeded what Canada and Mexico had expected and Washington signalled no readiness to compromise.
May 21, 2018
Donald Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China; tweets 'great American farmers' will thrive on new termsUS President Donald Trump on Monday hailed his administration's temporary truce with China on trade, even as his Treasury secretary and China struck a note of caution on the latest agreement.
May 03, 2018
High powered US-China trade talks in Beijing intensely focused on bitter rivalry over cutting edge technologyA high-powered U.S. delegation arrived in Beijing for talks with Chinese officials aimed at defusing the tensions, though analysts say they appear unlikely to yield a breakthrough given the two sides' intensifying rivalry in strategic technologies, where China lags behind the U.S.
Apr 13, 2018
Trans Pacific Partnership: Donald Trump says US will only rejoin pact if it is given 'substantially better' dealUS president Donald Trump said the United States would only join the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a multinational trade deal his administration walked away from last year if it offered “substantially better” terms than those provided under previous negotiations
Mar 03, 2018
'Trade wars are good,' says Donald Trump, defies global concern over US tariffs on steel and aluminiumUS President Donald Trump struck a defiant tone on Friday, saying trade wars were good and easy to win after his plan to put tariffs on steel and aluminum imports triggered threats of retaliation from trading partners and a slide in stock markets.
Aug 15, 2017
China warns it 'will not sit idle' if US harms trade ties after probe into Beijing's intellectual property practicesChina warned that it "will not sit idle" if the US takes actions that impair trade ties after Trump launched a probe into Beijing's intellectual property practices
Aug 13, 2017
Donald Trump to sign executive order to probe China's 'unfair' trade practicesTrump's latest move does not mean any immediate sanctions on China as is being reported by some media outlets, but might lead to one at the end of the investigation.
Jun 23, 2017
Tesla Inc to define its China production plans by the end of the yearTesla has said it wants to build electric cars in China to avoid a 25 percent tariff on imported vehicles.
Jan 03, 2017
Donald Trump expected to name Robert Lighthizer as top trade representativePresident-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate lawyer Robert Lighthizer as US Trade Representative, a transition official says, filling in one of the final pieces in the new administration's senior team.