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Trump heaps another 5% tariff on Chinese goods in latest tit-for-tat escala...

08 August, 2019 6:07 am 6:07 am

WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump on Friday lashed back at a new round of Chinese tariffs by heaping an additional 5% duty on some $550 billion in targeted Chinese goods in the latest tit-for-tat trade war escalation by the world’s two largest economies. Trump’s move, announced on Twitter, came hours after China unveiled … Read More

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Trump delays tariff hike on Chinese goods, citing trade talk progress

02 February, 2019 3:31 pm 3:31 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would delay an increase in US tariffs on Chinese goods thanks to “productive” trade talks and that he and Chinese President Xi Jinping would meet to seal a deal if progress continued. The announcement was the clearest sign yet that China and the United States … Read More

US sets new March 2 date for China tariff increases amid talks

12 December, 2018 9:18 am 9:18 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US Trade Representative’s office officially changed the scheduled date of a tariff rate increase on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 12:01 a.m. EST (0501 GMT) on March 2, 2019 as the United States and China pursue talks on trade and intellectual property. The change was made in a Federal … Read More