Trade


China Blasts New U.S. Tariff Threat, Warns It Will Retaliate

China warned Tuesday it will retaliate against President Donald Trump’s latest tariff threat, fueling fears their escalating dispute could harm global trade and economic growth. The Commerce Ministry criticized Trump’s…

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Trump Delivers Warning on Trade as He Leaves G-7 Summit

Exiting a world summit with characteristic bravado, President Donald Trump delivered a stark warning Saturday to America’s trading partners not to counter his decision to impose tariffs on steel and…

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Commerce Sec.: U.S. Reaches Deal With China’s ZTE

The United States has reached a deal with Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE Corp. that includes a $1-billion fine, according to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. The fine comes on top of…

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Global Airlines Issue Warning Over Trade Tensions

Growing tension over international trade could damage the airline industry and the world economy, global airlines and aviation executives warned on Sunday. The U.S. government has renewed tariff threats against…

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China Warns U.S. Trade Deals Off If Tariffs Go Ahead

China warned Sunday after another round of talks on a sprawling trade dispute with Washington that any deals they produce “will not take effect” if President Donald Trump’s threatened tariff…

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Specter of Trade War After U.S. Tariffs On EU, Mexico, Canada

The Trump administration said Thursday it will impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Europe, Mexico and Canada after failing to win concessions from the American allies. Europe and…

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Free Trade Accord Signed With Canada

Israel and Canada signed a new free trade agreement on Wednesday. Israeli Economy Minister Eli Cohen and Canadian Minister of International Trade François-Philippe Champagne concluded the deal between their two…

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U.S. First-Quarter Growth Revised a Touch Lower

U.S. economic growth slowed slightly more than initially thought in the first quarter amid downward revisions to inventory investment and consumer spending, but a robust labor market and income tax…

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