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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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A barge pushes a container ship to the dockyard in Qingdao.
Chinatopix via AP
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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United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, left, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin walk on Pennsylvania Avenue back to the White House after meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He for trade talks Thursday, May 9, 2019, in Washington.
Jon Elswick/AP Photo
May 09, 2019 - 11:22 pm
By Paul Wiseman and Kevin Freking WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators met Thursday just hours before the United States was set to raise tariffs on Chinese imports in a dramatic escalation of tensions between the world's two biggest economies. China has threatened to retaliate if...
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An electronic stock board shows Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Eugene Hoshiko/AP Photo
May 07, 2019 - 9:57 am
By Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Tuesday after China said its economy czar will go to Washington for trade talks despite U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to escalate their tariff war. China's main stock index rose 0.7% and most other Asian...
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A woman touches a bull statue on display outside a bank in Beijing, Monday, May 6, 2019.
Andy Wong/AP Photo
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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Mark Schiefelbein/AP Photo, File
February 22, 2019 - 10:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators agreed Friday to extend high-level trade talks through the weekend, and President Donald Trump said he hoped to meet next month at his Florida resort with President Xi Jinping to try to finalize an agreement. The news followed two days of negotiations...
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In this Dec. 18, 2018, photo, a surveillance camera is mounted near the Huawei headquarters in Shenzhen in south China's Guangdong province.
Andy Wong/AP Photo
January 30, 2019 - 1:54 pm
By Paul Wiseman and Christopher Rugaber, AP Economics Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators start two days of high-level talks Wednesday aimed at settling a six-month trade war that has weakened both sides, shaken financial markets and clouded the outlook for the global economy...
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Ng Han Guan/AP Photo
January 06, 2019 - 11:35 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China sounded a positive note ahead of talks with Washington this week on a sprawling trade dispute that threatens to chill global economic growth, but the two sides face lengthy wrangling over technology and their future relationship. Talks were due to start Monday but there was no...
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