TRADE

U.S.-China trade deal ‘stalled because of Hong Kong legislation’: Axios

U.S.-China trade deal ‘stalled because of Hong Kong legislation’: Axios

Published 02/12/2019

(Reuters) - A trade deal between United States and China was now “stalled because of Hong Kong legislation”, news website Axios reported on Sunday, citing [more…]

No ‘phase two’ U.S.-China deal on the horizon, officials say

No ‘phase two’ U.S.-China deal on the horizon, officials say

Published 25/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An ambitious “phase two” trade deal between the United States and China is looking less likely as the two countries struggle to [more…]

Still hope for U.S.-China deal this year: U.S. official

Still hope for U.S.-China deal this year: U.S. official

Published 23/11/2019

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (Reuters) - United States national security adviser Robert O’Brien said on Saturday that an initial trade agreement with China is still possible [more…]

U.S. may not need to impose auto tariffs this month: Bloomberg, citing Ross

U.S. may not need to impose auto tariffs this month: Bloomberg, citing Ross

Published 04/11/2019

(Reuters) - The United States may not need to impose tariffs on imported vehicles later this month after holding “good conversations” with automakers in the [more…]

Ross says licenses for U.S companies to sell to Huawei coming ‘shortly’: Bloomberg

Ross says licenses for U.S companies to sell to Huawei coming ‘shortly’: Bloomberg

Published 03/11/2019

(Reuters) - U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said licenses for U.S. companies to sell components to China’s Huawei Technologies Co will come “very shortly,” in [more…]

Apple asks U.S. to waive tariffs on Chinese-made watches, iPhone parts, AirPods

Apple asks U.S. to waive tariffs on Chinese-made watches, iPhone parts, AirPods

Published 01/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Apple Inc asked the Trump administration to waive tariffs on Chinese-made Apple Watches, iPhone components and other consumer products, according to company [more…]

Fallout from Trump’s trade wars felt by economies around the world

Fallout from Trump’s trade wars felt by economies around the world

Published 21/10/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The collateral damage of the United States’ trade wars is being felt from the fjords of Iceland to the auto factories of [more…]

China’s pork, beef imports surge in September

China’s pork, beef imports surge in September

Published 15/10/2019

(This October 13 story has been refiled to change timeframe in paragraph 2 to nine months, not eight months) BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s pork imports [more…]