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China disputes latest US tariffs at World Trade Organization

The Chinese government on Monday formally requested “dispute consultations” with the United States over the Trump administration’s imposition of USD 16 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods last week. China has responded with similar taxes on US goods. Its request to the World Trade Organization opens a 60-day period for ... Read More »

Trump unleashes trade war with tariffs on China

Beijing said it was “forced to take necessary countermeasures” after Trump imposed 25 per cent duties on about USD 34 billion in Chinese machinery, electronics and high-tech equipment including autos, computer hard drives and LEDs. China was expected to respond dollar-for-dollar but did not immediately release details of the countermeasures, ... Read More »

EU announces retaliatory tariffs to U.S. imports starting Friday

The list of U.S. imports worth 2.8 billion euros includes a vast range of items, such as cranberry, orange juice, peanut butter, jeans, cosmetics, motorcycles, and steel products. While the list did not name specific brands, Jean-Claude Juncker, the President of the European commission, have warned that the EU intends ... Read More »

US delays tariffs on EU, Canada, Mexico

The administration has reached a final agreement with South Korea on steel imports, the outlines of which were previously announced by US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Republic of Korea Minister for Trade Hyun-chong Kim, the White House said in a statement. The administration has also reached agreements in principle ... Read More »