Doubts linger after U.S. and China ink initial trade deal

Business Jan 16, 2020

Doubts linger after U.S. and China ink initial trade deal

China will boost spending on U.S. products in exchange for rolling back of some tariffs under an initial trade deal signed by the world's two largest economies Wednesday, defusing an 18-month row but leaving numerous thorny issues unresolved. Beijing and Washington touted the "phase one" ...

Trump aides downplay 'order' to U.S. companies to leave China

Business Aug 26, 2019

Trump aides downplay 'order' to U.S. companies to leave China

Donald Trump's top aides Sunday downplayed the idea of U.S. companies being forced to abandon China anytime soon, as an edict from the president ordering businesses to start looking for alternatives has been met with skepticism. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House economics adviser ...

U.S. and China seeking to revive trade talks, Trump adviser says

Business Aug 19, 2019

U.S. and China seeking to revive trade talks, Trump adviser says

Washington and Beijing are working actively to revive negotiations aimed at ending the trade war that has rattled world markets, Donald Trump's chief economic adviser said Sunday. If teleconferences between both sides' deputies pan out in the next 10 days "and we can have a ...