US China trade war

Why tariff war threatens Beijing's global economic ambitions

Beijing managed to keep Chinese economic growth steady in the most recent quarter despite a drop in exports to the United States.

published on : 12th May 2019

World economy is set to feel the delayed trade war pain in 2019

The critical question is whether US and China can strike a deal by the March 1 deadline because if they succeed, a cloud will be lifted off the world economy.

published on : 26th December 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

Chinese companies flee overseas to avoid US tariffs

Chinese factories making everything from bikes to tyres, plastics and textiles are moving assembly lines abroad to skirt higher customs taxes on their exports to the United States and elsewhere.

published on : 11th September 2018

Donald Trump's China tariffs will hit our products hard: Apple

The company's US-made hardware products have taken it to become a USD 1 trillion company but those products are built in China which, in turn, creates thousands of jobs.

published on : 8th September 2018

China says tit-for-tat tariffs will 'destroy' US-China trade

The trade war between the US and China doesn't seem to cool down. The US has planned to place tariffs on additional products worth $200 billion. 

published on : 11th July 2018

Trump confirms that tariffs against China will take effect

The Trump administration has argued that China has deployed predatory tactics in a push to overtake U.S. technological dominance.

published on : 6th July 2018

China warns US 'opening fire' on world with tariff threats

The Trump administration's tariffs on USD 34 billion of Chinese imports are due to go into effect at 12.01 am eastern time on Friday.

published on : 5th July 2018

Donald Trump escalates China trade war with extra tariffs

Trump said he was pushing forward with fresh punitive measures over Beijing's "unacceptable" move to raise its own tariffs.

published on : 19th June 2018

White House wants 'concrete steps' before scrapping China tariffs

The White House tempered Donald Trump's praise of Chinese leader Xi Jinping's trade comments, saying concrete action was needed before Washington would consider scrapping tariffs against Beijing.

published on : 11th April 2018

China launches WTO challenge against US intellectual property tariffs

A 'request for consultations' is the first step in a full blown legal challenge at the WTO's Dispute Settlement Body. 

published on : 5th April 2018

Timeline of a month of escalating US-China trade tensions

Trade tensions between the United States and China have been escalating over the past month, following President Donald Trump's decision to impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.

published on : 4th April 2018

Ready to fight trade war till the end: China to US

China imposed tariffs on 128 US imports worth USD 3 billion, including meat, fruit and pork, as retaliation against taxes approved by US President Trump on imported steel and aluminium.

published on : 3rd April 2018