U.S. and Chinese Trade Negotiators Planning for Delay of December Tariffs

U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators are laying the groundwork for a delay of a fresh round of tariffs set to kick in on Dec. 15, officials on both sides said, as they haggle over how to get Beijing to commit to massive purchases of U.S. farm products on which President Trump is insisting for a near-term deal.

By |2019-12-11T06:54:39-05:00December 10th, 2019|Economy|0 Comments

France Threatens EU Retaliation over US’s Cheese Tariff Plan

France’s finance minister is threatening a “strong European riposte” if the Trump administration follows through on a proposal to hit French cheese, Champagne, handbags and other products with tariffs - of up to 100%.

By |2019-12-03T06:51:37-05:00December 3rd, 2019|Economy|0 Comments