Trade wars could slow global growth to weakest pace since financial crisis, IMF warns

2019-10-16 11:03

Trade tensions could push the world economy to grow at its slowest pace since the financial crisis a decade ago, the IMF warned Tuesday.

WATCH: US wins backing for tariffs on Europe

2019-10-03 21:31

The United States won approval on Wednesday to slap import tariffs on $7.5bn worth of European goods over illegal EU subsidies handed to Airbus, threatening to trigger a tit-for-tat transatlantic trade war as the global economy falters.

White House backtracks after Trump said he had 'second thoughts' about escalating the China trade war, saying he regrets 'not raising the tariffs higher'

2019-08-25 17:36

After Trump said he may have second thoughts about the US trade war with China, the White House said he meant he regrets not raising tariffs higher.

Trump says Apple CEO is concerned about losing edge to Samsung over tariffs

2019-08-19 06:55

Cook and Trump had dinner on Friday night, while the president was at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey.

Trump claims the media is trying to 'crash the US economy'

2019-08-16 11:39

First it was the Federal Reserve. Now it’s the press. Trump wants someone to blame for recession concerns.

WATCH: Chinese billionaire indicted in US over alleged tariff dodging

2019-08-01 20:28

A Chinese billionaire has been indicted by a grand jury on charges he schemed with the aluminium company he founded to evade $1.8bn of tariffs by smuggling huge amounts of the metal into the United States.

France is Trump's new target as he broadens the scope of his global trade war once again

2019-07-18 09:11

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will oppose France's proposed 3% tax on the revenues of tech firms like Facebook, Amazon, and Google.

Trump's trade war could lead to a shortage of Bibles in the US

2019-07-09 12:39

Almost half of the world's Bibles are printed in China.

Analysts are widely skeptical of the US-China trade truce — and some warn that more tariffs are coming within a year

2019-07-02 11:49

"The risk of talks falling apart, or another flare-up in tensions, could still rear its ugly head at some point in the future," wrote Han Tan of FXTM.


Trump reportedly green lighted some US firms to do business with Huawei ahead of US-China trade talks

2019-10-11 10:00

The US government blacklisted the Chinese telecoms titan in May, banning US firms from doing business with it.

Apple's Mac Pro tariff relief requests approved despite Trump opposition

2019-09-22 19:15

Apple gained US approval to avoid tariffs on Chinese imports for the upcoming Mac Pro computer, even though President Donald Trump indicated the company's waiver requests would be rejected.

The ever-escalating trade war with China has brought the US to the brink of recession, a top economist warns

2019-09-04 09:24

Trade tensions over the last week show "25% is not a ceiling on tariffs" and makes business outlooks less certain, wrote Seth Carpenter of UBS.

Even Trump is now admitting that US companies like Apple may be shouldering the cost of his China tariffs

2019-08-19 20:30

US President Trump's comments reflect escalating pressure from American business leaders who fear a recession and another hit to their bottom lines.

Trump is talking about putting a massive 100% tariff on French wine, according to report

2019-08-18 16:29

The remarks come amid a trade dispute over a proposed French tax on major tech companies including Google, Facebook, and Amazon.

It's not just SA: stocks are sliding due to a 'smorgasbord of risks' across Argentina, Italy, Hong Kong, and Singapore

2019-08-13 13:11

An election upset tanked markets in Argentina, Italy's ruling coalition is in disarray, and Hong Kong protests are continuing.

Dire consequences if 'unconsidered' poultry tariff is approved, warn meat importers

2019-07-19 12:32

According to a statement released by the association, government and its import tariff adjudication body are yielding to calls for a tariff increase on chicken product imports.

Africa’s new free trade deal: Here's how it will affect SA businesses

2019-07-11 13:23

The African Continental Free Trade Area could benefit mostly South African businesses – and South African consumers could get cheaper food.

US proposes more tariffs on EU goods in Airbus-Boeing dispute

2019-07-02 13:06

The US added more European Union products to a list of goods it could hit with retaliatory tariffs in a long-running trans-Atlantic subsidy dispute between Boeing and Airbus.

The US and China just reached a trade-war truce, delaying R4 trillion worth of planned tariffs

2019-06-29 19:31

Trump and Xi have faced increasing pressure to defuse their yearlong trade war, which has threatened to hurt growth in both countries.

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