tariffs

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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Stephen B. Morton/ AP Photo, File
January 13, 2019 - 10:44 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's trade growth slowed in 2018 as a tariff battle with Washington heated up and global consumer demand weakened. Exports rose 7.1 percent, customs data showed Monday, down from the 7.9 percent reported earlier for 2017. Import growth declined to 12.9 percent from the previous...
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In this Oct. 8, 2018, photo, tugboats move a container ship to the dockyard of a seaport in Qingdao in eastern China's Shandong province.
Chinatopix via AP
October 12, 2018 - 1:32 pm
By Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China's trade surplus with the United States widened to a record $34.1 billion in September as exports to the American market rose by 13 percent over a year earlier despite a worsening tariff war. Exports to the United States rose to $46.7 billion...
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US China Flag Split
CNN
October 09, 2018 - 11:28 am
By Donna Borak, CNN Business (CNN) -- The trade war is set to take its toll on the American and Chinese economies in 2019. The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday cut its growth forecasts for the United States and China, citing the recent waves of tariffs the world's top two economies have...
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Trump and Trudeau
Leon Neal/Getty Images
October 01, 2018 - 1:41 pm
By Katie Lobosco, Donna Borak, and Tami Luhby, CNN Business (CNN) -- The United States, Canada and Mexico came to a last minute agreement on a revised trade deal that could replace NAFTA. It's called the USMCA. President Donald Trump Trump and his Mexican and Canadian counterparts are expected to...
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Wall Street in New York
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September 20, 2018 - 12:06 pm
By Matt Egan (CNN Money) -- What trade war? The Dow just soared to its first record high since late January. The milestone shows that Wall Street is mostly unfazed by the escalating trade clash between the United States and China. The S&P 500 also notched an all-time high on Thursday. The Dow...
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