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IMF chief economist US-China figh Auto-tariff US-China-lift

Auto tariff war would hurt more than US-China fight: IMF chief economist

04 April, 2019 11:38 am 11:38 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A new trade war sparked by US automotive tariffs has the potential to do much more damage to global economic growth than the US-China trade conflict has done, IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath said. Gopinath told Reuters in an interview that such a conflict would affect exports from many more countries and … Read More

Japan dodges US auto tariffs, for now, as Trump and Abe agree on trade talk...

09 September, 2018 8:29 am 8:29 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed  to start trade talks in an arrangement that, for now, protects Japanese automakers from further tariffs, seen as a major threat to the export-dependent economy. The two countries said in a joint statement the talks “will respect positions of the … Read More