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China's surplus with the US hits new record in November

China's surplus with the US hits new record in November

China's trade surplus with the United States ballooned to a record $35.6 billion in November, official data showed Saturday, as exports across the Pacific remained strong despite a raft of US tariffs while imports shrank.

China media lauds 'momentous' trade truce but questions linger

China media lauds 'momentous' trade truce but questions linger

China's state-run media hailed the trade war truce with the United States as ‘momentous’ on Monday but warned of complex negotiations ahead, even as President Donald Trump said Beijing agreed to cut car tariffs.

China vows to hit back as Trump targets $200bn in goods

China vows to hit back as Trump targets $200bn in goods

Donald Trump ratcheted up pressure on Beijing as the new round of levies will bring the amount of goods hit by duties to roughly half of Chinese exports to the US.

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

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

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.

US invites China to trade talks as tariffs loom

US invites China to trade talks as tariffs loom

The Trump administration has invited Chinese officials to restart trade talks, the White House's top economic adviser said, as Washington prepares to further escalate the US-China trade war ...

Indian rupee touches record low as Asia markets tumble

Indian rupee touches record low as Asia markets tumble

Emerging market currencies sank in Asia on Friday, with the Indian rupee at a record low as dealers fear contagion from financial crises in Argentina and Turkey.

Turkey hikes tariffs on imports of several US products

Turkey hikes tariffs on imports of several US products

The move comes after US President Donald Trump announced that the United States was doubling steel and aluminium tariffs on Turkey.

Trump steps up criticism of Fed interest rate rises

Trump steps up criticism of Fed interest rate rises

Donald Trump, in posts on Twitter, also lamented the strength of the US dollar and accused the European Union and China of manipulating their currencies.

EU chief to meet Trump on July 25 for trade talks

EU chief to meet Trump on July 25 for trade talks

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will visit US President Donald Trump in Washington on July 25 to discuss strained trade ties.

China blames US for 'largest-scale trade war' as tariffs kick in

China blames US for 'largest-scale trade war' as tariffs kick in

US President Donald Trump upped the ante on its largest trading partner, warning that the United States may ultimately target over $500bn worth of Chinese goods.

Canada hits back at US with tariffs on metals, bourbon and orange juice

Canada hits back at US with tariffs on metals, bourbon and orange juice

Canada hit back at the United States on Friday with retaliatory tariffs on American summertime essentials including Florida orange juice, ketchup and Kentucky bourbon in its opening salvo in a trade war ...

Trump revs up attack on Harley-Davidson over production move

Trump revs up attack on Harley-Davidson over production move

Harley-Davidson said on Monday it will move production of motorcycles shipped to the EU from the United States to its international facilities.