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Economy Nov 04Why Trump tariffs haven’t revitalized American steelmakers
After enjoying a brief tariff-induced sugar high last year, American steelmakers are reeling.
World Oct 14U.S.-China truce leaves big issues unresolved
Closer inspection suggests there isn't much substance, at least not yet, to the temporary truce President Donald Trump announced Friday at the White House after the U.S. and China wrapped up their 13th round of trade talks.
Economy Oct 11U.S. suspends China tariff hike in trade war cease-fire
The tariffs on $250 billion in Chinese imports was set to rise Tuesday from 25 percent to 30 percent.
Economy Oct 09Hopes are dim as U.S. and China resume trade talks
The 13th round of U.S.-China trade negotiations is unlikely to resolve tensions that have rattled markets, threatened global growth and paralyzed business investment in the United States.
Nation Oct 07WATCH: Trump signs trade deal with Japan
The deal would win back for American farmers benefits they lost when Trump pulled out of a broader Asia-Pacific pact his first week in office.
Politics Oct 07AP Fact Check: Trump points fingers as he faces impeachment inquiry
President Donald Trump is turning to a familiar playbook to defend himself: blasting the inquiry as illegal, attacking his investigators and critics alike, and deriding the whistleblower process as all-but-rigged. Many facts are getting lost in the process.
Nation Oct 02U.S. tariffs on EU goods would include cheese, wine, aircraft
The latest escalation in the administration’s tariffs will open a new chapter in the trade wars that are depressing the world economy and heightening fears of a global recession. It comes just as the Trump administration is in the midst…
Economy Aug 23Trump hikes tariffs on Chinese goods by 5 percentage points
Trump said Friday he is raising previously announced tariffs to 15 percent and 30 percent.
Economy Aug 23China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of U.S. products
The tariffs of 10 percent and 5 percent take effect on two batches of goods Sept. 1 and Dec. 15.
Economy Aug 13U.S. delays tariffs on some Chinese goods, drops others
The United States is delaying tariffs on Chinese-made cellphones, laptop computers and other items and removing other Chinese imports from its target list altogether.