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Walmart says higher China tariffs will increase prices for US shoppers

Walmart says higher China tariffs will increase prices for US shoppers

Walmart Inc said on Thursday that prices for shoppers will go up due to higher tariffs on goods from China as the world's largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quarter in nine years.

China hikes tariffs on US goods after Trump warning

China hikes tariffs on US goods after Trump warning

China said on Monday it would impose higher tariffs on most US imports on a revised $60 billion target list, hitting back at a tariff hike by Washington on $200 billion of Chinese goods ...

Trump, Xi could meet next month on trade: White House aide

Trump, Xi could meet next month on trade: White House aide

US President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping could meet next month on the sidelines of the G20 summit to hash out their differences on trade, but no new talks are scheduled, ...

Trump threatens tariffs on EU products over Airbus subsidies

Trump threatens tariffs on EU products over Airbus subsidies

President Donald Trump on Tuesday lashed out at the EU, vowing to slap tariffs on billions in imports over subsidies to the aviation giant Airbus, suddenly escalating a transatlantic skirmish that is more than a decade old.

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.