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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.
World Aug 13Survey: Trade war dims Americans’ view of China
Sixty percent of Americans say they have an unfavorable view of China — up from 47 percent last year.
Politics Aug 07AP fact check: Trump twists facts on gun control and tariffs
Battling dual crises of gun violence and trade, President Donald Trump is twisting the facts in regards to gun control and exaggerating his case for tariffs against China. Here's a look at the president's claims.
Economy Aug 05U.S. Treasury Department labels China a currency manipulator
The decision, which came hours after President Donald Trump accused China of unfairly devaluing its currency, marks a reversal for Treasury: In May, it had declined to sanction China for manipulating its currency.
Economy Aug 05Lashing back, China lets yuan drop and halts U.S. farm purchases
The moves, which came four days after President Donald Trump threatened more taxes on Chinese imports, knocked stock markets worldwide into a tailspin.
Nation Jul 26U.S. presses WTO to stop lenient trade treatment of China
In a memo, Trump directed U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to "use all available means" to get the WTO to prevent countries from claiming developing country status if their economic strength means they don't need beneficial treatment.
World Jul 23Trump threatens Guatemala after its court blocks asylum deal with U.S.
Negotiations over a potential deal ended when Guatemala's Constitutional Court granted three injunctions preventing that country's president from entering into a deal.
Economy Jul 16Trump administration blasts WTO ruling on China
The World Trade Organization decision relates to a case that dates back to 2007 and is unrelated to the tariffs the administration has slapped on $250 billion in Chinese goods.