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US curbs nuclear technology sales to China

The Donald Trump administration has decided to limit sales of United States' civil nuclear technology to China to prevent use for military or unauthorised purposes, thus heightening further tensions b

published on : 12th October 2018

World Bank's Jim Yong Kim sees 'clear' economic slowdown if trade war escalates

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim voices concerns about China-US trade tensions and that escalating tariff threats will lead to an economic slowdown.

published on : 11th October 2018

Alibaba's Jack Ma says to prepare for 20 years of trade war

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma told the Wolrd Economic Forum that people should "mentally prepare" for 20 years of U.S.-China trade wars. 

published on : 20th September 2018

NAFTA talks with US 'very constructive': Canada

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland says talks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer have been "very constructive" and credits Mexico with making significant concessions on labour.

published on : 29th August 2018

Tea trade unions in Siliguri call for 3-day strike over minimum wage

The joint forum of 26 tea trade unions called for a three-day strike demanding implementation of minimum wage from Tuesday onwards. 

published on : 8th August 2018

The U.S. threatens tariffs on $200 billion of China good

The Trump administration raised the stakes in its trade dispute with China on Tuesday, saying it would slap 10 per cent tariffs on an extra $200 billion worth of Chinese imports.

published on : 11th July 2018

Trump threatens China with largest tariff

U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods, prompting a swift warning from Beijing of retaliation.

published on : 19th June 2018

Stocks rally as Xi Jinping promises to open China's economy

Chinese President Xi Jinping promises to open the country's economy further and lower import tariffs on products including cars, in a speech that struck a conciliatory tone amid rising trade tensions.

published on : 10th April 2018

Donald Trump threatens new USD100 billion round of China tariffs

Donald Trump instructed US trade officials to consider a new $100 billion round of tariffs on China on Thursday.

published on : 6th April 2018

Beijing hits back at US trade tariffs

China retaliates over the Trump administration's plans to slap tariffs on USD 50 billion in Chinese goods, unveiling a list of similar potential duties on key US imports. 

published on : 4th April 2018

China hammers US goods with tariffs

China has increased tariffs by up to 25 percent on 128 US products, from frozen pork and wine to certain fruits and nuts, escalating a spat between the world’s biggest economies.

published on : 2nd April 2018

Trump insists on US trade deficit with Canada, despite surplus

US President Donald Trump on Thursday wrote on Twitter that 'We do have a Trade Deficit with Canada,' despite data on from his own trade representative showing the opposite.

published on : 16th March 2018

White House pushes China to cut surplus by USD100 billion

The White House clarifies a tweet from U.S. President Donald Trump last week that U.S. is pressing Beijing to slash its trade imbalance with the United States by $100 billion, not $1 billion, as fears

published on : 15th March 2018
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