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World Feb 22WATCH: Trump says U.S. and China ‘making a lot of progress’ in trade talks
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.
Economy Feb 22U.S.-China trade talks resume as deadline nears
The talks are aimed at resolving a trade dispute that has escalated uncertainty for corporations, unsettled investors and posed a threat to the global economy.
Economy Feb 05Why soybeans have outsized importance in U.S. trade talks
Soybeans, which account for less than 1 percent of U.S. exports, seem to be punching above their weight in U.S. trade policy.
Economy Jan 21IMF predicts global economic growth to slow amid trade tensions
The International Monetary Fund expects 3.5 percent global growth this year, down from 3.7 percent in 2018.
Economy Jan 10No clear path for U.S.-China trade dispute as round of talks ends
China's Ministry of Commerce said the two sides will "maintain close contact" as they try to come to an agreement before a 90-day truce ends.
World Dec 11Canadian judge grants bail to Chinese executive facing extradition to U.S.
A British Columbia justice granted bail of $7.5 million to Meng Wanzhou, CFO of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, but required her to wear an ankle bracelet, surrender her passports, stay in Vancouver.
Economy Dec 06Record imports push U.S. trade deficit to $55.5 billion
The gap between the United States sells and what it buys from foreign countries in October marked the fifth straight increase and highest since 2008.
Economy Dec 03U.S., China agreement buys time in trade war
The agreement between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping bought the two leaders at least 90 days to try to resolve a host of complicated issues.
World Dec 02US, China reach 90-day truce in their trade dispute
The breakthrough came after a dinner meeting Saturday between President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires.
Economy Nov 27Consumer confidence drops slightly in November
An index that measures consumers' assessment of the current economy and their outlook for the next six months slipped but remained historically strong.