tariffs

A barge pushes a container ship to the dockyard in Qingdao.
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May 10, 2019 - 7:31 am
BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump's latest tariff hike on Chinese goods took effect Friday and Beijing said it would retaliate, escalating a battle over China's technology ambitions and other trade tensions. The Trump administration raised duties on $200 billion of Chinese imports to 25% from...
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A man looks at his smartphone near a display showing stock prices at a brokerage house in Shanghai Monday, May 6, 2019.
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May 06, 2019 - 5:14 pm
By Joe McDonald and Paul Wiseman BEIJING (AP) — By threatening to raise taxes on Chinese imports, President Donald Trump is throwing down a challenge to Beijing: Agree to sweeping changes in China's government-dominated economic model — or suffer the consequences. The unexpected ultimatum,...
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A woman touches a bull statue on display outside a bank in Beijing, Monday, May 6, 2019.
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May 06, 2019 - 8:14 am
By Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Chinese envoys are preparing to travel to the United States for trade talks, a government spokesman said Monday, suggesting talks on ending a bruising tariff war will go ahead despite President Donald Trump's surprise threat to raise import taxes...
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U.S. - China trade war
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Tim Jimenez
May 06, 2019 - 6:55 am
UPDATED: 9:30 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A tweet from President Donald Trump is rattling the markets and could throw a monkey wrench into trade talks with China this week. This morning, the president tweeted, "With China we lose 500 billion dollars. Sorry, we're not going to be doing that...
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May 05, 2019 - 9:16 pm
By Paul Wiseman and Joseph Pisani, AP Business Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump turned up the pressure on China on Sunday, threatening to hike tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. Trump's comments, delivered on Twitter, came as a Chinese delegation was scheduled to resume...
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President of European Central Bank Mario Draghi waits for the beginning of a press conference following the Governing Council meeting in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, April 10, 2019.
Michael Probst/AP Photo
April 10, 2019 - 11:37 am
By David McHugh, Associated Press FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The head of the European Central Bank warned that global friction over trade — such as U.S. threats to impose more tariffs — is holding back the economy and underlined the bank's readiness to deploy more stimulus if needed. Mario Draghi...
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In this Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 file photo, a container ship is loaded at the harbor in Hamburg, Germany.
AP Photo/Martin Meissner, file
April 09, 2019 - 11:45 am
By Carlo Piovano, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to tax $11.2 billion worth of EU goods — from airplanes to Gouda cheese — in a move that some experts say marks another attempt by the administration to use tariffs to reshape global trade in its favor. The import...
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President Donald Trump speaks during the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
April 05, 2019 - 7:27 am
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Abandoning his threat to immediately seal the southern border, President Donald Trump warned instead on Thursday that he'd slap tariffs on cars coming to the U.S. from Mexico unless the Mexicans do more to stop the flow of migrants and drugs to the...
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Mark Schiefelbein/AP Photo, File
March 02, 2019 - 9:40 pm
BEIJING (AP) — In an unusual step, China's ceremonial legislature is due to endorse a law meant to help end a bruising tariff war with Washington by discouraging officials from pressuring foreign companies to hand over technology. The battle with China's biggest trading partner is overshadowing the...
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Volkswagen cars are pictured during a final quality control at the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg, Germany.
Michael Sohn/AP, file
February 18, 2019 - 3:27 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union warned U.S. President Donald Trump Monday that the bloc will step back from a commitment to buy more American soybeans and liquid gas if European cars are hit with punitive tariffs. The U.S. Commerce Department is expected issue its guidance on whether auto...
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