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

NAFTA talks likely to continue on sidelines of UN meeting: Justin Trudeau

Officials have been in talks nearly non-stop for a month as they try to overcome hurdles and agree on a NAFTA rewrite.

published on : 24th 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

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

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

As major economies put up protectionist barriers, WTO's credibility, survival at risk: Report

The report issued by the Bertelsmann Foundation comes amid a deepening trade dispute between China and the United States which has engulfed other major trading partners.

published on : 18th July 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

No one gains in a trade war, says China's premier

U.S. President Donald Trump has warned the United States may ultimately target over $500 billion worth of Chinese goods, or roughly the total amount of U.S. imports from China last year.

published on : 6th 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

Germany: Angela Merkel pledges 'every effort' to avert US trade war 

She added that the good functioning of the world economy depends on countries working together as partners.

published on : 4th July 2018

European Union delivers stark warning to US over auto tariffs

Canada's retaliatory tariffs took effect Sunday against American products including Florida orange juice, ketchup and Kentucky bourbon.

published on : 2nd July 2018
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