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Japan and U.S. to hold working-level trade talks starting next Monday

Business / Economy Jun 4, 2019

Japan and U.S. to hold working-level trade talks starting next Monday

Japan and the United States will hold working-level talks on a proposed bilateral trade pact in Washington next Monday and Tuesday, economic revitalization minister Toshimitsu Motegi said. The Japanese delegation will include bureau directors-general from the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Ministry and the Ministry of ...

Tariffs test limit of emergency powers

Business / Economy | ANALYSIS Jun 1, 2019

Tariffs test limit of emergency powers

Analysis U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to impose a tariff on all Mexican goods to push Mexico to halt a surge in illegal immigrants is likely to be challenged in court and will test the scope of the president's emergency powers. Trump dramatically intensified his quest ...

Retaliation? China draws up 'unreliables' list

Business / Economy Jun 1, 2019

Retaliation? China draws up 'unreliables' list

In an ominous but vague warning, China said Friday that it was drawing up a list of "unreliable" foreign companies, organizations and individuals for targeting, which could signal retaliation for U.S. sanctions on the Chinese tech powerhouse Huawei. "We think it may be the beginning ...