China accuses U.S. of “trade bullyism” as both sides impose fresh tariffs

By Se Young Lee and Min Zhang BEIJING, Sep 24 : The United States and China imposed fresh tariffs on each other’s goods on Monday, as the world’s biggest economies showed no signs of backing down from an increasing bitter trade dispute that is expected to knock global economic growth. Soon after the fresh duties […]

U.S., China impose fresh tariffs with no trade talks in sight

By Se Young Lee BEIJING, Sept 24 : The United States and China imposed fresh tariffs on each other’s goods on Monday, as the world’s biggest economies showed no signs of backing down from an increasing bitter trade dispute that has rattled financial markets. U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods and retaliatory […]

U.S., China impose fresh tariffs with no trade talks in sight

By Se Young Lee BEIJING, Sept 24 : The United States and China imposed fresh tariffs on each other’s goods on Monday, as the world’s biggest economies showed no signs of backing down from an increasing bitter trade dispute that has rattled financial markets. U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods and retaliatory […]

US says won’t hesitate to impose sanctions over fuel to N. Korea

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON, Sept 23: The U.S. State Department said on Saturday that Washington would not wait to impose sanctions on any shippers helping to get fuel to North Korea, in an apparent warning to Russia days after the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations accused Moscow of cheating on the measures. North Korea […]

White House optimistic on China trade; no date for more talks

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, Sep 22 : The United States is optimistic about finding a way forward in its trade dispute with China, but it does not have a date scheduled for further talks as it assesses Beijing’s response to the latest round of tariffs, a senior White House official said on Friday. The official […]

Adviser says US close to Mexico-only NAFTA deal, Canada unmoved

By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON, Sept 21 : The United States is getting “very, very close” to having to move forward on its trade deal with Mexico without Canada, White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said on Friday. There is just over a week to go before a U.S.-imposed Oct. 1 deadline to publish the text […]