Trump said he made the 'biggest deal ever' with China for farmers, but a written resolution to the trade war is still a long way off

2019-10-13 12:02

Friday's pact represents a significant step, but a written deal hasn't been reached and could still fall apart.

China heads into trade talks bracing for more US demands

2018-12-27 10:54

China enters trade talks in Beijing having made concerted efforts to end the standoff with the US, and also unsure it’s done enough.

SA granted US tariff exemptions on some steel and aluminium products

2018-10-25 10:51

The US has granted SA tariff exemptions on 161 aluminium and 36 steel products, the trade and industry department said.

China's latest move shows it's committed to fighting Trump in the trade war for the long haul

2018-09-29 13:30

China said it would cut tariffs on 1,500 goods starting November 1.

Global brand warns of rising prices over Trump’s tariffs

2018-09-19 08:34

The trade war arrived at Sun Y Park’s doorstep the day a letter from Samsonite International SA was delivered to her Manhattan luggage and leather goods shop.

The Trump administration is throwing billions at US farmers to try and make up for the trade war pain

2018-08-28 16:25

The US Department of Agriculture announced $4.7 billion in payments to corn, cotton, dairy, hog, sorghum, soybean, and wheat farmers to help ease the pain of the trade war.

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.

Hyundai warns US auto tariff would be 'devastating'

2018-07-01 13:00

Hyundai joined a chorus of rebuke from global automakers against possible import tariffs by the Trump administration, Bloomberg reports.

Trump threatens to slam a massive tariff on European cars, which could cause economic chaos

2018-06-22 22:15

President Donald Trump threatened to hit cars from the European Union with a 20% tariff on Friday.

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.

Hitting the Bottle: Trump's trade battles slow Kentucky's bourbon boom

After soaring 28% in the first 6 months of 2018, whiskey exports fell 11% in the second half.

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Good news for SA as Trump says China will 'reduce and remove tariffs' on car imports from the US

2018-12-03 08:21

South African component exporters can (possibly) breathe easier as the car trade war between China and the US is apparently called off.

Trump's trade war is starting to whack car companies like Ford, Honda, and BMW

2018-10-16 10:30

And the car companies say the worst may be yet to come.

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 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 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.

The EU and Japan just signed a new trade deal, and it shows how the rest of the world is fighting back against Trump's attacks

2018-07-18 08:54

According the European Commission, the deal is projected to eliminate just under R16 billion worth of tariffs for EU exporters and double the amount for Japanese firms.

Trump once called Harley-Davidson 'a true American icon.' Now, he's trashing the motorcycle giant

2018-06-27 09:11

Last year Donald Trump said Harley Davidson was a "true American icon", but now they're at of a Twitter tirade from the president.

Trump's latest swipe at Canada? Smuggling US shoes

2018-06-20 08:04

After citing national security reasons for slapping tariffs on Canadian metals, Donald Trump escalated his attacks on America's northern neighbor Monday, claiming its citizens were smuggling shoes across the border.

Trump makes stunning reversal, says there should be 'no tariffs, no barriers'

2018-06-09 19:21

President Donald Trump told reporters that he suggested the elimination of all tariffs, trade barriers, and subsidies during a meeting with G7 leaders.

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