trade wars

US blames China for economic woes in Pakistan

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Thursday confirmed that Pakistan has formally approached the funding organisation seeking financial assistance to address its economic challenges.

published on : 12th October 2018

Trade war fears, crude prices keep rupee down

The domestic currency opened on a positive note at 19 paise higher than its previous close of 70.80 per dollar, perhaps led by the strong GDP data, but began losing steam.

published on : 4th September 2018

Business economists say Trump tariffs will harm US: Survey

NABE Vice President Kevin Swift said more than 90 percent of the 251 economists surveyed said the tariffs and threats of tariffs had "unfavorable consequential impacts."

published on : 20th August 2018

IMF chief Christine Lagarde warns 'no winners' in trade wars

She said poor countries and poor people in rich countries have benefited from the surge in global trade over the past decade, but acknowledged that some regions and industries have suffered.

published on : 18th March 2018

Trump steel tariffs: Trade wars are good, and easy to win, says US President

Trump has declared that the U.S. will impose punishing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, escalating tensions with China and other trading partners.

published on : 2nd March 2018