Trump ‘likely’ to announce new China tariffs as early as Monday -source

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, Sept 16 : U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to announce new tariffs on about $200 billion on Chinese imports as early as Monday, a senior administration official told Reuters on Saturday. The tariff level will probably be about 10 percent, the Wall Street Journal reported, quoting people familiar with the […]

G20 trade ministers say WTO reform ‘urgent’ as new Trump tariffs loom

By Scott Squires MAR DEL PLATA, Sept 14 : Trade and investment ministers from G20 countries meeting in Argentina said there was an “urgent need” to improve the World Trade Organization, a joint statement said on Friday. With U.S. President Donald Trump readying tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese goods, the ministers said they […]