If President Trump has had one consistent message since the beginning of his campaign, it's that America is getting a raw deal in the global economy. Policy changes like import tariffs and reworking NAFTA, and the people who support them,…
By Christopher Rugaber, Dake Kang, Associated Press
With the threat of tariffs and counter-tariffs between Washington and Beijing looming, Chinese buyers are canceling orders for U.S. soybeans, a trend that could deal a blow to American farmers if it continues. Farmers in China are being encouraged to…
By Lisa Desjardins
The average U.S. tariff for all imported goods is 1.4 to 1.6 percent.
In our news wrap Tuesday, the Trump administration gave itself another 30 days to decide whether to impose tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum from key U.S. allies. It granted the extension to the European Union, Canada and Mexico. Also,…
By Paul Solman
America's growing trade deficit is one of President Trump's main arguments for imposing tariffs on China. And yet most economists would agree instead with the doctrine of trade deficits and its benefits for consumers. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.
President Trump made another surprising policy reversal when he told a group of mostly Midwestern lawmakers on Thursday that he is open to rejoining a sweeping trade deal with Asian nations. Republican Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas joins Judy Woodruff…
By Ken Thomas and Kevin Freking, Associated Press
President Donald Trump has asked trade officials to explore the possibility of the United States rejoining negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership after he pulled out last year as part of his "America first" agenda.
By Joe McDonald and Gillian Wong, Associated Press
President Xi Jinping promised Tuesday to cut China's auto tariffs and improve intellectual property protection in possible concessions aimed at defusing a worsening dispute with Washington over trade and technology that investors worry could set back the global economic recovery.
By Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
President Donald Trump on Monday complained yet again about "STUPID TRADE" with China, doing little to calm investors anxious about the escalating trade conflict between the two economic superpowers.
By Marley Jay, Associated Press
Stocks are tumbling as investors worry that tariffs and harsh words between the U.S. and China will touch off a trade war that derails the global economy.
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