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Trans Pacific Partnership: Donald Trump says US will only rejoin pact if it is given 'substantially better' deal
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Trans Pacific Partnership: Donald Trump says US will only rejoin pact if it is given 'substantially better' deal

US 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

'Trade wars are good,' says Donald Trump, defies global concern over US tariffs on steel and aluminium
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'Trade wars are good,' says Donald Trump, defies global concern over US tariffs on steel and aluminium

US 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.

China warns it 'will not sit idle' if US harms trade ties after probe into Beijing's intellectual property practices
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China warns it 'will not sit idle' if US harms trade ties after probe into Beijing's intellectual property practices

China 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

Donald Trump to sign executive order to probe China's 'unfair' trade practices
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Donald Trump to sign executive order to probe China's 'unfair' trade practices

Trump'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.

Tesla Inc to define its China production plans by the end of the year
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Tesla Inc to define its China production plans by the end of the year

Tesla has said it wants to build electric cars in China to avoid a 25 percent tariff on imported vehicles.

Donald Trump expected to name Robert Lighthizer as top trade representative
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Donald Trump expected to name Robert Lighthizer as top trade representative

President-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.