US-China Trade War Enters New Phase

By Agence France-Presse President Donald Trump on Monday effectively broadsided one of the world’s largest trade relationships, announcing plans to proceed with tariffs on another $200 billion in US imports of Chinese goods. Taken with the $50 billion in tariffs already in place, this means roughly half of everything Americans buy from China — their […]
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Asian Markets Stumble Again as Trade Fears Persist

By Agence France-Presse The sell-off on Asian markets showed no sign of letting up Wednesday with investors fearing an escalation in the China-US trade row after Beijing said it planned to impose anti-dumping sanctions worth billions on Washington. The news adds to a sense of pessimism across trading floors in recent weeks as the world’s […]
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Asian Markets in Reverse as China-US Row Returns to Fore

By Agence France-Presse Asian markets sank Friday as the China-US trade row burst back into view with a report that Donald Trump wants to impose tariffs on $200 billion of goods as early as next week. After starting the week with three days of rallies—fuelled by hopes for a new Canada-US-Mexico trade pact and easing Brexit […]
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