tariffs

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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
Wall Street in New York
Marcio Silva/Dreamstime.com
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...
Read More
© Argus Leader-USA TODAY NETWORK
September 15, 2018 - 8:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is going ahead with plans to impose new tariffs on about $200 billion of Chinese imports, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday. Both sides were preparing to hold new talks on their tariff dispute. Last week Trump told reporters such a move could come "...
Read More
U.S. President Donald Trump is greeted by former U.S. President Barack Obama after delivering his inaugural address during the presidential inauguration ceremony at the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 20, 2017.
Xinhua/Sipa USA
Shara Dae Howard
September 10, 2018 - 8:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Both President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama claim credit for rights to a growing economy — but who is really responsible? A look at both of their accomplishments and downfalls would be a start, but Howard Trauger, wealth manager at Carnegie...
Read More
US-China
Marian Vejcik | Dreamstime.com
August 31, 2018 - 12:30 pm
By Daniel Shane (CNN Money) -- One of China's major moves in the trade war with the United States is in danger of backfiring on its own farmers. They're facing a potential shortage of soybeans, one of China's biggest imports from the United States, after Beijing slapped a 25% tariff on them last...
Read More
Newsprint
Mykola Velychko/Dreamstime.com
August 29, 2018 - 12:49 pm
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. International Trade Commission on Wednesday nullified tariffs put into place for imported newsprint by finding that American producers weren't harmed by imports from Canadian paper mills. The ruling is a victory for the U.S newspaper...
Read More
General view of a Harley Davidson motorcycle, one of a number of US products set to be affected as European Union's retaliatory tariffs come into force today.
PA Images/Sipa USA
August 13, 2018 - 10:56 am
By Jackie Wattles, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump said it's "great" that consumers might boycott Harley-Davidson if it moves some motorcycle production overseas. The President tweeted about the potential boycott on Sunday "Many @harleydavidson owners plan to boycott the company if...
Read More

Pages