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Trade tensions could push the world economy to grow at its slowest pace since the financial crisis a decade ago, the IMF warned Tuesday.
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.
China removed tariffs on 16 American exports on Wednesday.
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.
Cook and Trump had dinner on Friday night, while the president was at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey.
First it was the Federal Reserve. Now it’s the press. Trump wants someone to blame for recession concerns.
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.
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will oppose France's proposed 3% tax on the revenues of tech firms like Facebook, Amazon, and Google.
Almost half of the world's Bibles are printed in China.
"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.
The US government blacklisted the Chinese telecoms titan in May, banning US firms from doing business with it.
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.
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.
US President Trump's comments reflect escalating pressure from American business leaders who fear a recession and another hit to their bottom lines.
The remarks come amid a trade dispute over a proposed French tax on major tech companies including Google, Facebook, and Amazon.
An election upset tanked markets in Argentina, Italy's ruling coalition is in disarray, and Hong Kong protests are continuing.
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.
The African Continental Free Trade Area could benefit mostly South African businesses – and South African consumers could get cheaper food.
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.
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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