US tariffs

US President Donald Trump lifts steel, aluminium tariffs on Canada, Mexico

The statement came after Canada released the text of the agreement between Ottawa and Washington in which they agree to eliminate US tariffs on steel and aluminium, and Canada's retaliatory mesures.

published on : 18th May 2019

Trade war heat on India as US walks China tariff talk

India under pressure after US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said that New Delhi must lower duties on a range of products to help American biz

published on : 11th May 2019

Donald Trump to hike tariffs on USD 200 billion of Chinese goods

Trump says he wants to reduce the huge US trade deficit with China, which in 2018 totalled $378.73 billion if you include trade in services.

published on : 6th May 2019

President Xi Jinping admits 'uncertainty' in China's economy 

Xi, who has voiced his support for private firms multiple times this year, made several policy suggestions, including lowering corporate taxes and resolving funding challenges faced by companies. 

published on : 2nd November 2018

China pumps USD 109 billion into economy as trade war bites on growth 

The cut will enable banks in China to release 1.2 trillion-yuan cash for additional lending.

published on : 7th October 2018

US, China to hold key talks on Monday to reduce trade, military tensions 

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis too was due to visit but it was cancelled which China said was at the behest of Washington.

published on : 7th October 2018

China says hard to proceed on trade talks with US putting 'knife to its neck'

US tariffs on USD 200 billion worth of Chinese goods and retaliatory taxes by Beijing on USD 60 billion worth of US products including liquefied natural gas kicked in on Monday.

published on : 25th September 2018

China accuses US of 'trade bullyism' as Trump's tariffs kick in

Chinese products hit with new U.S. duties include vacuum cleaners to internet-connected devices, while U.S. goods targeted by Beijing include liquefied natural gas and certain types of aircraft.

published on : 24th September 2018

US-China trade war: IMF warns tariffs could come at 'significant economic cost' 

The global lender is still assessing the impact of the duties imposed so far but the economic costs 'will quickly add up,' IMF spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters.

published on : 20th September 2018

India delays imposition of retaliatory tariffs on US goods till November 2

Trade differences between India and the United States have risen since President Donald Trump took office, but India's decision to further delay comes as the two countries negotiate to remove friction

published on : 18th September 2018

Global Markets: U.S. stock futures, Asian shares drop as Trump slaps new tariffs on China

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.15 per cent in early trade but Japan's Nikkei bucked the trend to gain 0.4 per cent.

published on : 18th September 2018

China's yuan down as US imposes USD 200 billion fresh tariffs; stocks steady

Trump on Monday imposed 10 per cent tariffs on about $200 billion worth of Chinese imports and threatened to levy duties on about $267 billion of additional Chinese goods if Beijing retaliates.

published on : 18th September 2018

Despite Modi government's steps to stem fall, rupee again breaches 72-mark

The dollar rose against a basket of major currencies overseas, with investors cautiously awaiting news on the implementation of US tariffs on an additional USD 200 billion of Chinese imports.

published on : 17th September 2018

Asian markets sink on fears of fresh US tariffs on China

The Washington Post and Wall Street Journal said US President Trump had decided to impose 10 percent levies on USD 200 billion of Chinese imports and could make an announcement in the coming days.

published on : 17th September 2018

Trump's USD 200 billion tariff bomb to go off today, say media reports

The fresh tariffs are aimed at putting pressure on Beijing ahead of tough negotiations on its demand for technology transfer from US companies.

published on : 17th September 2018
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