Trump's trade war with China shows no sign of slowing down, and it might be about to get even worse

2018-09-25 11:48

Most notably, China called off planned talks over the weekend, and re-engagement appears to be unlikely until at least after the US midterm elections in November.

Trump moves forward with tariffs on about R200 billion worth of Chinese goods as the trade war ramps up

2018-08-08 20:35

The tariffs will mostly apply to industrial equipment, like tractors and chemicals.

Trump’s tariff barrage pushes China fight to point of no return

2018-07-12 05:15

Chinese President Xi Jinping, facing political pressure to look tough, has vowed to respond blow-for-blow to US President Donald Trump tariffs on Chinese-made products.

US industries fear worst is yet to come from Trump's tariffs

2018-07-06 07:00

US companies for months bemoaned tariffs on Chinese imports taking effect Friday. Now they fear the worst is yet to come in an escalating confrontation with Beijing over trade.

WATCH: What is a trade war?

2018-07-02 08:20

The US and China are locked in a dispute over market access, tariffs and trade. But what is a trade war and how does it work?

Trump just made a big move that could de-escalate the trade war with China

2018-06-27 18:26

US President Donald Trump opted to use the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to crack down on Chinese investment in the US rather than implement new, harsher rules.

Trump ignites trade war with China, officially announces tariffs on R670 billion worth of Chinese goods

2018-06-16 17:30

President Donald Trump officially announced tariffs on more than R670 billion worth of Chinese goods on Friday and threatened to implement more if the Chinese government retaliates with tariffs of their own.

Trump push toward a trade war with China is 'a menace to the global economy'

2018-05-30 07:46

US President Donald Trump's decision to go forward with tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods will ultimately hurt the global economy according to trade experts.

Donald Trump is demanding China make a gargantuan economic change if it wants to avoid a trade war

2018-05-05 21:23

The US administration's trade delegation to China asked for massive changes to the Chinese economy during negotiations that are aimed at reducing barriers between the two countries and avoiding a trade war.


Trump slams China with tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods, taking the trade war to the next level

2018-09-18 05:54

China is expected to respond with their own tariffs on US goods.

Trump is losing the trade war, according to his favourite measure

2018-08-05 17:00

President Donald Trump holds up the US trade deficit as the end-all, be-all of the trade war. Based on the most recent trade-deficit data, it looks as if Trump is losing his tariff fights.

US pulls trigger on China tariffs, sparking vow of retaliation

2018-07-06 08:35

US President Donald Trump fired the biggest shot yet in the global trade war by imposing tariffs on $34bn of Chinese imports. China immediately said it would be forced to retaliate.

Here's what we know about China's stance as tariff hour nears

2018-07-05 13:25

Friday July 6 is the date when the world’s two largest economies are due to slide deeper into a trade conflict that’s roiled markets and cast a shadow over the global growth outlook.

Trade war is giving BMW, Ford and Tesla a whiplash in China

2018-07-02 06:45

Trump’s tit-for-tat trade squabble with China threatens to undo years of lobbying by carmakers for easier access to the Chinese market.

US weighs resuming China talks amid split on Trump trade team

2018-06-21 22:30

Some White House officials are trying to restart talks with China to avoid a trade war before US tariffs on Chinese products take effect July 6.

Trump targets $50bn in China goods, vows more if needed

2018-06-15 14:29

President Donald Trump has moved the US to the brink of a trade war with China, announcing tariffs on R670bn of imports China has vowed to retaliate against.

Rand at its 'unpredictable best' as it strengthens 1%

2018-05-22 13:16

The local currency started the day on a stronger footing as the dollar receded somewhat from recent highs.

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