China delays tariffs on US autos, other goods in trade deal

Business 12/14/19, 22:56

China’s government says it will postpone planned punitive tariffs on U.S.-made automobiles and other goods following an interim trade deal with Washington. Sunday’s announcement came after Washington agreed to postpone a planned tariff hike on $160 billion of Chinese goods and ...

Kudlow says ‘no tax cuts, stimulus, or fighting recession’

U.S. 08/23/19, 16:35

President Donald J. Trump's top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, said the U.S. economy is “in sound shape.” Kudlow told journalists outside the White House on Thursday that there is no need for tax cuts, or stimulus, or fighting recession. “We're not ...

White House says Shanghai talks are ‘constructive’

U.S. 07/31/19, 17:18

U.S. and Chinese officials on Wednesday, July 31, began a 12th round of trade talks at the Xijiao State Guesthouse in Shanghai, China. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer met with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He ...

Mnuchin, Lighthizer arrive in Shanghai for trade talks

U.S. 07/30/19, 15:44

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer arrived in Shanghai, China, for the next round of trade talks. Vehicles believed to be from the U.S. Consulate in Shanghai transporting Mnuchin and Lighthizer pulled up at the entrance ...

Japan’s trade negotiator: US won’t impose quotas on autos

Business 05/17/19, 01:24

Japan's trade negotiator said Friday Washington won't be demanding any numerical restrictions on Japanese auto exports to the U.S. Toshimitsu Motegi, the economy minister, told reporters he had confirmed this by speaking with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. The comments could not ...

Mnuchin sees progress on steel tariffs with Mexico, Canada

Business 05/15/19, 12:49

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. is making progress in talks with Canada and Mexico over steel tariffs, potentially overcoming a key hurdle toward approval of a trade agreement between the three countries. Appearing before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee Wednesday, ...

China confirms economy czar going to Washington for talks

Politics 05/07/19, 02:42

China's government has confirmed its economy czar will go to Washington as scheduled this week for trade negotiations despite President Donald Trump's threat of new tariff hikes in a fight over Beijing's technology ambitions. Tuesday's announcement indicated Beijing decided to go ...

Asia stocks mixed, Tokyo declines after Trump trade threat

Business 05/07/19, 00:36

Asian stock markets steadied on Tuesday after Beijing said trade negotiators were preparing to go to Washington despite President Donald Trump's threat to escalate their tariff war. Benchmarks in Shanghai and Sydney rose. Hong Kong gave up early gains and Tokyo ...

Update: US says higher tariffs on China to hit on Friday

Politics 05/06/19, 22:33

The Latest on the U.S.-China trade talks (all times local): ___ 5:15 p.m. People walk by a globe structure showing the United States of America on display outside a bank in Beijing, Monday, May 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Wong) U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer ...

US stocks slide after threat from Trump to raise tariffs

Business 05/06/19, 17:01

Fresh market jitters over the possibility of an escalation in the costly trade war between the U.S. and China pulled stocks broadly lower on Wall Street Monday. President Donald Trump threatened over the weekend to raise tariffs on goods imported from ...

EU agrees terms for limited trade talks with US

Business 04/15/19, 07:58

The European Union approved Monday its terms for negotiating a new trade deal with the United States, but set up a possible show-down with Washington by refusing to include agricultural products in the talks. Making public the mandate for the EU's ...

Shanghai leads gains in Asia as China-US talks resume

Business 03/29/19, 01:50

Mainland Chinese markets led Asian indexes higher on Friday, as the U.S. and China kicked off a fresh round of trade talks in Beijing.The Shanghai Composite index advanced 2.9 percent to 3,081.11 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng jumped 1 percent ...

China, US trade negotiators resume talks in Beijing

Politics 03/28/19, 21:12

Trade negotiators from China and the U.S. are resuming talks to try to resolve their tariff dispute over China's technology ambitions. Representatives of both sides arrived Friday morning at a government guest house in western Beijing where they posed for photos ...

High-level US and China trade talks to resume next week

Business 03/19/19, 16:03

Top U.S. trade and economic officials will visit China late next week for another round of negotiations, a White House official said Tuesday. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will lead the delegation, Trump administration officials said. ...

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