Economic Policy

Trump puts deal-making credentials to test with China talks

May 8, 2019

Trump putting his deal-making persona on the line with trade deals, injecting new risk into his bid for another four years in the White House

Shares mixed after trade tensions spark Wall Street sell-off

May 8, 2019

World shares mixed after trade tensions spark Wall Street sell-off

China's April exports fall amid US tariff war; imports rise

May 8, 2019

China's April exports fall amid US tariff war, adding to pressure on Beijing on eve of new round of negotiations

China's April exports fall 2.7 percent from a year ago amid US tariff war; import growth rebounds to 4 percent

May 8, 2019

China's April exports fall 2.7 percent from a year ago amid US tariff war; import growth rebounds to 4 percent

Can US, China salvage their talks and end trade war?

May 7, 2019

Q&A: After US accuses China of backsliding, can world's 2 biggest economies salvage talks, end trade war?

Worsening US-China trade tensions rattle financial markets

May 7, 2019

The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled more than 470 points Tuesday as the U.S. and China moved closer to an escalation of their already costly trade war.

Mexico says tariffs will send tomato prices soaring in US

May 7, 2019

Mexico's Economy Department says U.S. consumers could pay 38% to 70% more for tomatoes after the U.S. Commerce Department announced it would re-impose anti-dumping duties on Mexican imports

Chinese team heads to Washington to salvage trade talks

May 7, 2019

US-China trade negotiations fall into disarray as US plans tariff hike; Chinese team heads to Washington to salvage talks

World shares mixed as China affirms trade talks to go ahead

May 7, 2019

Global stock markets are mixed after China said its economy czar will go to Washington for trade talks despite U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to escalate their tariff war

US commerce secretary urges India to open markets further

May 7, 2019

US commerce secretary Ross urges India to open markets further