Gulf Times - tariffs
China accuses Trump of 'blackmail' after new tariffs threat

China accuses Trump of 'blackmail' after new tariffs threat

Trump said on Monday he had asked the US Trade Representative to target $200bn worth of imports for a 10% levy.

World stocks under pressure as US announces steep tariffs

World stocks under pressure as US announces steep tariffs

World stocks jittered Thursday as fears returned of a global trade war sparked by US tariffs, just after global equities had started to recover from concerns over a fresh eurozone crisis.

China lowers tariffs, rejects US trade war escalation

China lowers tariffs, rejects US trade war escalation

China said on Thursday it wanted to avoid an escalation of trade tensions with the United States, as the two sides held new talks and Beijing decided to lower some tariffs.

`Stepped up tariffs have had a positive impact on water use in country'

`Stepped up tariffs have had a positive impact on water use in country'

The importance of effective management of the country's water resources was highlighted at a seminar organised jointly by the Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) ...

Trump's tariffs jeopardise jobs and prosperity: Germany

Trump's tariffs jeopardise jobs and prosperity: Germany

US President Donald Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminium imports will cost jobs and growth, German Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries told Reuters on Sunday ...

Allies, rivals alike hit out at Trump trade tariffs

Allies, rivals alike hit out at Trump trade tariffs

Japan warned the tariffs of 25% on imported steel and 10% on aluminium "could have a grave impact on the economic relationship" between the world's top and third-largest economies.