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…
By Courtney Vinopal
What does French rosé have in common with American software? Both are wrapped up in a brewing trade scuffle between the U.S. and France, which has spawned an unlikely alliance between the Trump administration and major American tech giants.
By Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press
South Korea has accused Japan of weaponizing trade because of a separate dispute linked to Japan's colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula from 1910 to 1945.
By Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press
Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono called the decision "extremely regrettable" and summoned the South Korean ambassador to protest the linking of trade and security issues.
By Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
The Fed under Chairman Jerome Powell has signaled a belief that uncertainties and threats unleashed by President Donald Trump's trade war and by a global slowdown justify a Fed rate cut.
By Elana Schor, Associated Press
The Massachusetts Democrat and presidential candidate proposed nine preconditions U.S. trading partners would have to meet to participate in agreements.
By Samantha Maldonado, Associated Press
India this month imposed tariffs on almonds and 27 other American products, including apples and walnuts, in retaliation for the U.S. ending India's preferential trade status.
By Zeke Miller, Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
Trump landed in Osaka, Japan, for the Group of 20 summit amid a tropical cyclone that is predicted to turn into a typhoon — a possible metaphor for the four days of high-stakes diplomacy that lie ahead.
The two leaders are working to get a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement over the finish line.
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
Vice President Mike Pence is on a quiet mission to advance the administration's top legislative priority for the year — the troubled trade deal — and, with it, just maybe hold together the fraying Republican coalition ahead of the next…
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