Trade policy

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 21, 2018 - 1:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Donald Trump presses ahead with plans for a summer summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin, the U.S. president is jolting relationships with some of America's longest and strongest allies. Amid concerns over Trump's apparent desire to be cozy with the Russian leader, he is pursuing...
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June 21, 2018 - 6:26 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said Thursday that the grouping has targeted some iconic American imports like Harley-Davidson motorcycles and bourbon for tariffs in hopes that it will "make noise" and put pressure on U.S. leaders amid a trade...
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June 21, 2018 - 3:42 am
BERLIN (AP) — German automaker Daimler AG has lowered its 2018 earnings outlook, a change that it says is partly due to increased import tariffs for U.S. vehicles in China. The company said late Wednesday that it now sees fewer SUV sales and higher costs at its Mercedes-Benz Cars division than...
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FILE - In this April 8, 2018 file photo, a container is loaded onto a cargo ship at a port in Qingdao in east China's Shandong province. China has accused the United States on Thursday, June 21, 2018, of using pressure tactics and blackmail in threatening to impose tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of Chinese imports. (Chinatopix via AP)
June 21, 2018 - 3:23 am
BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday accused the United States of using bullying tactics and blackmail in threatening to impose tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of Chinese imports, ramping up criticism that the measures levied in the name of balancing trade would harm both countries'...
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June 20, 2018 - 1:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pointing to damage done to home-state companies, lawmakers from both parties Wednesday criticized tariffs the Trump administration has imposed on imported steel and aluminum products in the name of national security. The Trump administration has turned to a little-used weapon in...
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Trader Steven Kaplan works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. U.S. stock markets are opening sharply lower Tuesday as tensions over trade between the U.S. and China seem closer to a boil. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 19, 2018 - 11:26 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday as traders sidelined tariffs that the U.S. and China have threatened to impose on one another, focusing on positive housing data instead. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose less than 0.1 percent to 22,287.42 and South Korea'...
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June 19, 2018 - 12:40 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Tuesday announced retaliatory measures in response to the U.S. move to impose tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum. Economic Development Minister Maxim Oreshkin said a statement that Moscow has decided to apply retaliatory measures in line with the World Trade Organization'...
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President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches. AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 19, 2018 - 12:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports as the two nations move closer to a potential trade war. In response, China has threatened what it called "comprehensive measures," raising the risk that...
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Trader John Panin works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. U.S. stock markets are opening sharply lower Tuesday as tensions over trade between the U.S. and China seem closer to a boil. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 19, 2018 - 11:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-China trade tensions (all times local): 11:14 a.m. The top White House trade adviser, Peter Navarro, says Beijing "may have underestimated the resolve of President Donald J. Trump" by refusing to meet U.S. demands on trade and by threatening to retaliate against...
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FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, a sign promoting the New York Stock Exchange hangs above a scaffolding attached to the New York Stock Exchange, left, in the financial district in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, June 19. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
June 19, 2018 - 9:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. U.S. stock markets are opening sharply lower Tuesday as tensions over trade between the U.S. and China seem closer to a boil. The Dow Jones industrials are down 318 points, or 1.3 percent, to 24,668. The S...
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