Tariff

  • U.S., China launch trade talks to avert tariff war, economic damage

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and China launch a second round of trade talks on Thursday to try to avert a damaging tariff war, with the Trump administration demanding a $200 billion cut in China’s U.S. trade surplus and greater protections for intellectual property. U.S. President Donald Trump...
  • US firms seek tariff relief as US and China try to mend rift

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Corporate America is seeking relief from President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on at least $50 billion in Chinese goods as negotiators seek to prevent a trade war between the world’s two biggest economies. Best Buy wants televisions to be spared from the tariffs. Sanden International (USA)...
  • Trump tariffs on China could make your next phone or laptop cost more

    The next smartphone, tablet or laptop you buy could cost more because of President Trump’s planned tariffs on goods imported from China. Apple’s iPhones and other smartphones, computers, washing machines and other goods could all have higher price tags. And that, in turn, could lead to lower productivity and...