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In this photo provided by the Kosovo government public affairs office, showing Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj, center back, with his cabinet voting during the government meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Kosovo capital Pristina. Kosovo's government has decided to introduce a 100 percent import tax on all goods imported from Serbia and Bosnia Herzegovina. (Kosovo Government via AP)
November 21, 2018 - 3:43 pm
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Kosovo's government says it will put a 100-percent import tax on all goods imported from Serbia and Bosnia as diplomatic tensions rise. Wednesday's decision appears to be retaliation against what Deputy Prime Minister Enver Hoxhaj said was Serbia's "aggressive campaign...
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Containers are piled high at a port in Qingdao in eastern China's Shandong province Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Growth in Chinese exports to the United States ticked up in October as traders rushed to beat another round of tariff hikes. (Chinatopix via AP)
November 08, 2018 - 2:16 am
BEIJING (AP) — Growth in Chinese exports to the United States ticked up in October as traders rushed to beat a new tariff hike in a battle over Beijing's technology policy. Shipments to the U.S. market rose 13.3 percent over a year earlier to $42.7 billion, up from September's 13 percent growth,...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2018 file photo provided by China's Ministry of Transport, firefighting boats work to put on a blaze on the oil tanker Sanchi in the East China Sea off the eastern coast of China. The U.S.'s self-described "largest-ever" sanctions list targeting Iran includes the oil tanker that already sunk and a bank long since closed. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a tweet late Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, called the re-imposition of sanctions a desperate move and said they target ordinary Iranians. (Ministry of Transport via AP, File)
November 06, 2018 - 7:02 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on the situation in Iran after the re-imposition of all American sanctions on the country (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says new American sanctions are an "indiscriminate assault" on his country. Zarif made the comments...
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In this Oct. 26, 2018, photo, workers prepare a lawn outside the venue for the upcoming China International Import Expo in Shanghai. Facing a blizzard of trade complaints, China is throwing an "open for business" import fair hosted by President Xi Jinping to rebrand itself as a welcoming market and positive global force. (Chinatopix via AP)
November 03, 2018 - 8:38 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Facing a blizzard of trade complaints, China is throwing an "open for business" import fair hosted by President Xi Jinping to rebrand itself as a welcoming market and positive global force. More than 3,000 companies from 130 countries selling everything from Egyptian dates to factory...
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FILE- In this July 5, 2018, file photo, a rubber tire gantry moves a shipping container in the container yard at the Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. On Friday, Nov. 2, the Commerce Department reports on the U.S. trade gap for September. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)
November 02, 2018 - 8:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Record imports expanded the U.S. trade deficit for the fourth straight month in September. The politically sensitive trade deficit in goods with China hit a record. The Commerce Department says the gap between what America sells and what it buys abroad climbed to $54 billion, up 1...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 25, 2018 file photo, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross stands in the Rose Garden of the White House, in Washington. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross is criticizing the EU for moving too slowly in trade talks. “We really need tangible progress. The president’s patience is not unlimited,” Ross told reporters in Brussels, a day after talks with EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom on Tuesday, Oct. 16. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, file)
October 17, 2018 - 1:37 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Wednesday criticized the European Union for moving too slowly in trade talks and warned that President Donald Trump's patience with the Europeans might soon run out. Amid rising trans-Atlantic tensions and fears of an all-out trade war,...
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In this Oct. 8, 2018, photo, tugboats move a container ship to the dockyard of a seaport in Qingdao in eastern China's Shandong province. Customs data on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 showed China's trade surplus with the United States widened to a record $34.1 billion September as exports to the U.S. market rose by 13 percent over a year earlier despite a worsening tariff war. (Chinatopix via AP)
October 12, 2018 - 4:36 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's trade surplus with the United States widened to a record $34.1 billion in September as exports to the American market rose by 13 percent over a year earlier despite a worsening tariff war. Exports to the United States rose to $46.7 billion, down from August's 13.4 percent...
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October 03, 2018 - 5:07 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations' highest court has ordered the United States to lift sanctions on Iran that affect imports of humanitarian goods and products and services linked to the safety of civil aviation. President Donald Trump moved to restore tough U.S. sanctions in May...
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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Lotte New York Palace hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 26, 2018 - 8:34 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and Japan announced Wednesday they will open negotiations on a bilateral trade agreement between the world's first- and third-largest economies. It's a significant shift by Tokyo which has been a strong advocate of a multi-nation trans-Pacific trade pact that...
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In this Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, photo, an American flag is displayed together with Chinese flags on top of a trishaw in Beijing. Chinese news reports have quoted a former finance minister as saying Beijing can disrupt American companies' operations by imposing "export controls" if it needs more leverage in its mounting tariff dispute with Washington. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
September 17, 2018 - 4:45 am
BEIJING (AP) — One of China's most prominent figures in global finance says Beijing should press Washington to end their tariff battle by clamping down on exports of goods needed by American companies, according to news reports Monday. The comments by Lou Jiwei, a former finance minister and...
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