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  • Donald Trump Sep 18, 2018

    Trade War Amps Up as China Brings $60B More in Tariffs on US Imports

    The U.S.-China trade war escalated further Tuesday, with China announcing retaliatory tax increases on $60 billion worth of U.S. imports, including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals. The increases are in response to the U.S. announcing it will impose tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese-made goods starting next week. The tariffs will start at 10 percent, then rise to 25...

  • Donald Trump Aug 20, 2018

    US Firms to Trump: Don't Raise Tariffs on More Chinese Goods

    The Trump administration will hold six days of hearings starting Monday in Washington on the next barrage in an escalating trade war between the world’s two largest economies: President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs of 10 percent to 25 percent on $200 billion in Chinese goods that could kick in as early as next month. Once in effect, the tariffs would...

  • China Aug 8, 2018

    Trump Going Ahead With Tariffs on $16B in Chinese Imports; China Matches

    The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it will go ahead with imposing 25 percent tariffs on an additional $16 billion in Chinese imports. Customs officials will begin collecting the border tax Aug. 23, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said. The list is heavy on industrial products such as steam turbines and iron girders.

  • China Mar 9, 2018

    Elon Musk Sides With Trump on Trade With China

    The auto executive Elon Musk tweeted that China puts a 25 percent import duty on American cars while the U.S. import duty is only 2.5 percent for Chinese cars, CNBC reported. Musk added American car companies are not “allowed to own even 50% of their own factory” in China but Chinese auto firms can own their companies in the U.S,...

  • China Apr 28, 2017

    Fact Check: US Anti-Missile System in S. Korea Has Limits

    Neat certainties are rare in the North Korean nuclear crisis, which for decades has simmered and occasionally boiled over, without resolution. So it was jarring to see the absolute confidence with which America’s top Pacific commander described the ability of a contentious U.S. missile defense system, scheduled to be up and running in days in South Korea, to shoot down...

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