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Trump claims farmers are doing well but data beg to differ

Aug 17, 2018

Trump claims farmers are doing well but data beg to differ

President Donald Trump said Thursday that American farmers are starting to prosper. But recent data tell a different story. "They are, I hear, despite everything they're starting to really do well," Trump said in comments broadcast from a Cabinet meeting at the White House. "They're ...

China prepared for long trade war with U.S.: state media

Aug 6, 2018

China prepared for long trade war with U.S.: state media

While the U.S. may be trying to resolve trade disputes quickly, China is prepared for a "protracted war" and doesn't fear sacrificing short-term economic interests, according to Chinese state media. While China has to defend its right to develop, the Chinese people "really want to ...

U.S. trade deficit with Japan narrowed 3.4% in June

Aug 4, 2018

U.S. trade deficit with Japan narrowed 3.4% in June

The U.S. goods trade deficit with Japan shrank 3.4 percent to $5.31 billion in June, but saw an overall year-over-year increase of 1.9 percent to $34.6 billion in the first half of 2018, the U.S. Commerce Department said Friday. The administration of U.S. President Donald ...