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Pompeo on China trade war: 'We are going to win'

New York - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed that the United States would emerge victorious in an intensifying trade war with China, a day before Washington imposes $200 billion worth of tariffs.

US ports fear they will be big losers in trade war

New York - America's ports are fearful that they will be big losers as the escalating trade fight between Washington and Beijing bites into business.

China imposes retaliatory tariffs on $60bn in US goods

Bejing - China Tuesday announced tariffs on US goods worth $60 billion in retaliation for President Donald Trump's decision to slap duties on $200 billion in Chinese products next week.

Trump accuses China of trying to 'impact' US election with trade war

Washington - President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused China of seeking to influence upcoming US elections by taking aim at his political support base in the countries' escalating trade war.

US-China trade war enters new phase

Washington - President Donald Trump on Monday effectively broadsided one of the world's largest trade relationships, announcing plans to proceed with tariffs on another $200 billion in US imports of Chinese goods.

US seeking new trade talks with China: WSJ

Washington - Washington has proposed a fresh round of trade talks with Beijing to tackle problems before the Trump administration slaps more tariffs on Chinese imports, the Wall Street Journal said Wednesday.

Trump threatens tariffs on all imports from China

Fargo - President Donald Trump threatened Friday to slap tariffs on all of the Chinese goods imported into the United States, ramping up the already tense trade relations with Beijing.

US, China swap tariffs on billions in goods as sides hold talks

Bejing - The United States slapped steep tariffs on another $16 billion in Chinese goods on Thursday, triggering a swift tit-for-tat retaliation from Beijing, even as negotiators from both sides seek to soothe trade tensions.

US-China trade war hits $100 billion in goods

Washington - From iconic Harley Davidson motorcycles and American bourbon to machinery and computer processors, the world's two largest economies have exchanged punitive tariffs that slice through a wide swath of key products.

US, China talks raise optimism on eve of new trade tariffs

Washington - US officials are set to hold talks on Wednesday with Chinese and Mexican negotiators, fueling cautious optimism that further trade confrontations might be averted even as a new round of tariffs is about to hit.

US auto tariff decision delayed by NAFTA talks: Ross

Washington - The United States is holding off on a final decision on whether to impose tariffs on auto imports as trade talks with Mexico, Canada and Europe are ongoing, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said.

First round of US tariffs on Chinese goods to hit $50 bn Aug 23: USTR

Washington - The first round of President Donald Trump's punitive tariffs on China will hit the full $50 billion in goods starting August 23, the government announced Tuesday.

First round of US tariffs on Chinese goods to hit $50 bn Aug 23: USTR

Washington - The first round of President Donald Trump's 25 percent punitive tariffs on China will hit $50 billion in goods starting August 23, the government announced Tuesday.Washington already imposed tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese products on July 6.

White House says Chinese tariff threat 'weak', economy 'lousy'

Washington - Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Friday ridiculed China's threat of $60 billion of retaliatory tariffs as "weak" and said the world's second-largest economy was in "trouble.

US to respond to concerns over trade policy at G20: official

Washington - US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will have the opportunity to address concerns about Washington's trade policies during a meeting of the world's leading finance ministers this weekend, a senior Treasury official said Tuesday.

US farmers caught in trade war with China

Terry Davidson expects to be farming long after the US-China trade tariffs that took effect Friday become a distant memory.

US, China fire first shots in 'largest trade war in economic history'

Washington - The US and China on Friday launched tit-for-tat tariffs on each other's imports, the opening shots in what Beijing called "the largest trade war in economic history" between the world's top two economies.

Trade Wars: Trump loads decisive volley against China

Washington - Steep American tariffs on Chinese goods worth tens of billions of dollars are due to take effect at midnight Thursday, as US President Donald Trump fires the decisive salvo in a trade war between the world's top two economies.

Trade Wars: Trump loads first volley against China

Washington - Steep American tariffs on Chinese goods worth tens of billions of dollars are due to take effect when the clock strikes twelve on Thursday night, as US President Donald Trump fires the first salvo in a trade war between the world's top two economies.

European car shares skid after Trump tariff threat

Paris - Shares in European Union car manufacturers fell on Friday after US President Donald Trump threatened to impose a 20 percent tariff on cars imported from the bloc, traders said. Fiat Chrysler shares lost more than three percent in Milan.

Europe fears trade dispute escalation as US weighs auto tariffs

Frankfurt Am Main - The European Union and German automakers reacted with dismay Thursday after the US said tariffs on car imports could be on the horizon, potentially opening a new front in a burgeoning transatlantic trade conflict.

Volkswagen rejects 'protectionism' after US car tariff threat

Frankfurt Am Main - Car behemoth Volkswagen warned Thursday against "one-sided protectionism" after the United States said it was considering new taxes on auto imports in the name of national security."One-sided protectionism has never helped anyone in the long term.

Japan hits back as US mulls auto tariffs

Apo - Japan's trade minister on Thursday pushed back against Washington for considering possible tariffs on automobile imports, a major driver of the Japanese economy.

Trump administration weighs slapping tariffs on auto imports

Washington - The US Commerce Department said Wednesday it launched an inquiry that could allow the Trump administration to impose tariffs on auto imports over national security concerns.

India launches WTO challenge over US steel, aluminium tariffs

Geneva - India has opened a World Trade Organization challenge against the steel and aluminium tariffs imposed by the United States, a document circulated to WTO members on Wednesday said.

Trump says China 'spoiled' by trade wins over US

Washington - China is "very spoiled" by trade wins over America, US President Donald Trump said late Friday, as a top business delegation headed back to America after high-stakes talks with Beijing.

China unveils list of potential retaliatory tariffs on US goods

Bejing - China released Friday a list of potential tariffs on $3 billion worth of US goods, from pork to fruits and wine, that it could impose in retaliation to new US trade sanctions.

US 'will fail if it tries to split Europe': Germany

Frankfurt Am Main - US President Donald Trump "will not succeed" in dividing European nations against one another over trade, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier warned Sunday ahead of a visit to Washington.

Does Europe unfairly tax US imports? A detailed look

Washington - US President Donald Trump claims American exports face unfair duties when they reach European shores. But are they truly at a disadvantage?

Trump steps up trade threats as Cohn resigns in protest

Washington - White House economic advisor Gary Cohn became the latest casualty of President Donald Trump's tumultuous administration,resigning in protest Tuesday as Trump stepped up his threats of steep tariffs on steel, aluminum and European cars.
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