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IMF warns G20 leaders: tariffs hurting global economy

IMF warns G20 leaders: tariffs hurting global economy

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned world economic leaders on Saturday that a recent wave of trade tariffs would significantly harm global growth, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump ...

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Donald Trump accuses China, EU of currency manipulation

Donald Trump accuses China, EU of currency manipulation

President Donald Trump on Friday launched a fresh attack on American trading partners, saying the EU and China were manipulating their currencies as he took another swipe at the US central bank. ...

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If the economy is ‘roaring’, why are so many Americans still struggling?

If the economy is ‘roaring’, why are so many Americans still struggling?

 Bernie sanders: Donald Trump tells us every day the US economy is “strong”, “booming” and “roaring”. Yes. That’s true for his billionaire friends. Not so true for tens of millions ...

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Boeing is concerned over US-China trade war

Boeing is concerned over US-China trade war

The head of US aerospace and defence giant Boeing has warned about potential damage of the growing US-China trade row. “Aerospace thrives on free and open trade,” said chief executive ...

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Chairman of U.S. Federal Reserve: tariffs could change the good economy

Chairman of U.S. Federal Reserve: tariffs could change the good economy

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the economy is “in a good place,” but that an escalation in tariffs between the United States and trading partners could affect that success. ...

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U.S. end the ban against Chinese tech giant ZTE

U.S. end the ban against Chinese tech giant ZTE

The US has lifted an order that blocked Chinese tech giant ZTE from doing business with US companies, forcing the firm to halt major operations. US President Donald Trump had ...

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China vows to retaliate and says it would complain to WTO

The Trump administration raised the stakes in its trade dispute with China on Tuesday, saying it would slap 10% tariffs on an extra $200bn worth of Chinese imports, including numerous ...

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China: new U.S. tariffs harm WTO system

China: new U.S. tariffs harm WTO system

China’s assistant commerce minister said on Wednesday that the latest proposed tariffs from the United States harms the World Trade Organization system and hurts globalization. The Trump administration raised the ...

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US fires next shot in China trade war

US fires next shot in China trade war

The US has ramped up its trade war with China, listing $200bn (£150bn) worth of additional products it plans to place tariffs on as soon as September. The move comes ...

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Switzerland launches complaint at WTO over U.S. steel & aluminium tariffs

Switzerland launches complaint at WTO over U.S. steel & aluminium tariffs

Switzerland has launched a complaint at the World Trade Organization against US tariffs on steel and aluminium, it said on Tuesday, the eighth WTO member to start such a challenge. ...

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