tariffs

Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping
Susan Walsh/AP, file
AP News
August 23, 2019 - 9:29 am
WASHINTON D.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump and China escalated their 13-month trade war Friday, sending financial markets tumbling and intensifying worries about the health of the global economy. Trump answered a new round of trade sanctions from China by promising a still-secret response, joking...
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Shoppers leave the Home Depot store in Manchester, N.H., Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019.
Charles Krupa/AP Photo
August 20, 2019 - 9:11 am
By Michelle Chapman, AP Business Writer Home Depot cut its sales expectations for the year as lumber prices slid and the company braces for the potential impact of tariffs on its customers. The Trump administration delayed most of the tariffs it planned to impose on Chinese goods last week and...
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President Donald Trump greets supporters on his return to the White House, Friday June 7, 2019, in Washington.
Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo
June 09, 2019 - 1:04 pm
STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday dangled the prospect of renewing his tariff threat against Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn't cooperate on border issues, while some of his Democratic challengers for the White House said the last-minute deal to avert trade penalties was overblown...
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President Donald Trump
Alex Brandon/AP
June 06, 2019 - 10:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Straining to stave off threatened U.S. tariffs, Mexican and American officials claimed progress in White House talks, but President Donald Trump said Thursday that a "lot of progress" must be made to halt the import taxes he is holding out as a way to force Mexico to stanch the...
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President Donald Trump
Alex Brandon/AP
June 06, 2019 - 10:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Straining to stave off threatened U.S. tariffs, Mexican and American officials claimed progress in White House talks, but President Donald Trump said Thursday that a "lot of progress" must be made to halt the import taxes he is holding out as a way to force Mexico to stanch the...
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Jimmy Iovine
Steve Tawa/KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
June 05, 2019 - 3:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs on Mexico are about to kick in, merchants at the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market along Essington Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia are just about ready to throw tomatoes at Washington politicians. Jimmy Iovine, the...
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In this Dec. 5, 2011, file photo, bottles of Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey line the shelves of a liquor outlet in Montpelier, Vt.
Toby Talbot/AP Photo, File
June 05, 2019 - 10:46 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The company that makes Jack Daniels took a hit from the Trump administration's tariff fight, estimating that the standoff dragged sales growth down by a percentage point for the entire year. Brown-Forman Corp. posted fourth quarter sales of $744 million, which was well short...
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Mexican Foreign Affairs Secretary Marcelo Ebrard, center, departs a news conference at the Mexican Embassy in Washington, Tuesday, June 4, 2019, as part of a Mexican delegation in Washington
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo
June 04, 2019 - 10:56 am
By Luis Alonso Lugo and Darlene Superville, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a long-running dispute over illegal immigration, while Mexican officials predicted an agreement to avoid the penalties would be...
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China issued a report Sunday blaming the United States for a trade dispute and says it won't back down on "major issues of principle."
Andy Wong/AP Photo
June 02, 2019 - 2:19 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China issued a report Sunday blaming the United States for the countries' trade dispute and said it won't back down on "major issues of principle," but offered no clarification about what additional steps it might take to up the ante. The report from the Cabinet spokesman's office...
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View of cars at the Volkswagen plant in Puebla, Mexico, on August 27, 2018.
Jose Castanares/AFP/Getty via CNN
June 02, 2019 - 11:34 am
By Veronica Stracqualursi and Donna Borak, CNN (CNN) -- The Trump administration announced Friday that it's ending special trade treatment for India, removing a status that exempts billions of dollars of the country's products from US tariffs. "I have determined that India has not assured the...
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