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As US tariffs go into effect, Europe, Canada and Mexico strike back

As US tariffs go into effect, Europe, Canada and Mexico strike back

The European Union and Canada have challenged the US steel and aluminum tariffs at the World Trade Organization. Canada and Mexico have also announced retaliatory tariffs on billions of dollars ...

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Japan reserves right to take countermeasures against US steel tariffs

Japan reserves right to take countermeasures against US steel tariffs

Japan has notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) that it reserves the right to take countermeasures against U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, the foreign ministry said on Friday. Japan is the ...

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Macron and Merkel round on Trump as Europe rages over steel tariffs

Macron and Merkel round on Trump as Europe rages over steel tariffs

French president Emmanuel Macron and German chancellor Angela Merkel have rounded on Donald Trump over planned steel tariffs on EU producers, telling the US president to scrap his new policy if he wants to negotiate better trade ...

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Trump wants to save ZTE ahead of trade talks

Trump wants to save ZTE ahead of trade talks

US President Donald Trump has said he wants to help save ZTE, one of China’s biggest telecoms companies. The firm has suspended operations after the commerce department last month banned ...

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Warren Buffett is not too worried about a trade war

Warren Buffett is not too worried about a trade war

Warren Buffett has plenty on the line if the United States and China can’t settle their trade differences. But the Oracle of Omaha isn’t that concerned about the relationship. “We’ve ...

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Team Trump goes to China to avert a trade war

Team Trump goes to China to avert a trade war

1. Trump team heads to Asia: A trade war with China was once unthinkable. Now, that nightmare scenario is sitting atop Wall Street’s worry list. The fear is that confrontation ...

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U.S. bans American companies from doing business with ZTE

U.S. bans American companies from doing business with ZTE

The U.S. Department of Commerce is banning American companies from selling components to leading Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE for seven years for violating the terms of a sanctions violation case, U.S. officials said on ...

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Trump budget cuts Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security, breaking core campaign promise

Trump budget cuts Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security, breaking core campaign promise

When he began his presidential campaign, Donald Trump promised to “save Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security without cuts.” This is a promise, however, President Trump would like to break. Trump’s ...

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Beijing: ‘No winners’ in any trade war with US

Beijing: ‘No winners’ in any trade war with US

There would be no winner in any trade war between China and the United States, but Beijing can handle any challenge, China’s commerce minister said Sunday. “Trade war has no ...

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US President says EU has made it almost impossible to do business inside the bloc

US President says EU has made it almost impossible to do business inside the bloc

President Donald Trump has said the EU has made it “almost impossible” for the US to do business with it, working to justify his proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum that many ...

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