trade war

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He accompanied by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, left, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, greets the media before a minister-level trade meetings at the Office of the United States Trade Representative in Washing
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AP News
October 11, 2019 - 4:41 pm
The United States is suspending a tariff hike on $250 billion in Chinese imports that was set to take effect Tuesday, and China agreed to buy $40 billion to $50 billion in U.S. farm products as the world's two biggest economies reached a cease-fire in their 15-month trade war.
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A shipping container
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John McDevitt
October 09, 2019 - 5:54 pm
Prospects of a sweeping trade deal between the United States and China appear to be dimming as negotiators prepare to resume two days of talks on Thursday. Read more here.
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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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China's yuan fell below the politically sensitive level of seven to the U.S. dollar on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, possibly adding to trade tension with Washington.
Kin Cheung/AP Photo, File
August 05, 2019 - 4:48 pm
Be Paul Wiseman and Joe McDonald WASHINGTON (AP) — China decided Monday to meet President Donald Trump's latest tariff threat with defiance, letting its currency drop to an 11-year low and halting purchases of U.S. farm products. The moves, which came four days after Trump threatened more taxes on...
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Trump rips Federal Reserve as it mulls rate cut
CNN
July 31, 2019 - 10:37 am
By Donna Borak, CNN Business (CNN) -- The Federal Reserve is poised to cut interest rates on Wednesday for the first time since the 2008 financial crisis to extend the longest economic expansion in US history. The move would come despite a strong US economy. But some cracks are beginning to show:...
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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
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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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High fuel prices, an international trade war, and the 737 Max grounding are adding up to a miserable 2019 for the airline industry. Airlines are bracing for their worst year since 2014.
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June 02, 2019 - 2:37 pm
By David Goldman, CNN Business (CNN) - - High fuel prices, an international trade war, and the 737 Max grounding are adding up to a miserable 2019 for the airline industry. Airlines are bracing for their worst year since 2014. The aviation industry expects to earn $28 billion in profit this year,...
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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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President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Kiyoshi Ota/Pool Photo via AP
May 27, 2019 - 8:20 am
TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday he is not "personally" bothered by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this month, breaking with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is hosting the president on four-day state visit full of pageantry. Standing beside Trump...
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