Tag: Tariffs

China's President Xi Jinping (L) and US President Donald Trump attend a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 9, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

China Instructs State Media Not to Provoke Trump During Trade Dispute

Reuters contended on Wednesday that Chinese media coverage of the trade dispute with America has been relatively muted, and it was by design because the government has instructed its media outlets not to say anything that would enrage U.S. President Donald Trump.

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Trump Confirms $34B Tariffs on China, Possible $516B More

President Donald Trump confirmed to reporters on Air Force One flight to Montana Thursday that tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese goods will go into effect at the end of the night, another $16 billion in two weeks, and another up to $500 billion more if China refuses to change unfair trade practices.

President Donald Trump calls out to the cheering crowd as he leaves a rally at the Four Seasons Arena at Montana ExpoPark, Thursday, July 5, 2018, in Great Falls, Mont.

Trump on Trade and Tariffs: ‘We’re Holding All the Cards’

President Donald Trump emphasized the importance of having support in negotiations – not “little ones sniping at your heels”– explaining that tariffs on countries that already levy tariffs on the U.S. will help the U.S. “make great deals.”

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GOP Rep Kinzinger: I’m ‘Nervous’ About Tariffs

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “New Day,” Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) stated that he is “nervous” about the new tariffs imposed by the Trump administration, but hopes the president can successfully use his leverage to deal with abusive trade practices.

U.S. President Donald Trump welcomes Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte (R) to the White House July 2, 2018 in Washington, DC. Trump and Rutte were expected to discuss a wide range of bilateral issues during their meeting. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Mutual Threats Heighten Fears of U.S.-European Trade War

President Trump sat down with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte Monday and demanded fair treatment by the World Trade Organization (WTO) on behalf of the American people, calling out the European Union (EU) for hypocrisy.

resident Trump announces tariffs on steel and aluminum earlier this month, flanked by Steven Mnuchin, Wilbur Ross, Robert Lighthizer, and Peter Navarro.

Trump Warns WTO to Treat U.S. Properly or He Will Act

President Donald Trump issued words of warning for the World Trade Organization on Monday, calling on it to start treating the United States “properly” or the U.S. will take action.

White House Director of Trade Policy Peter Navarro (C), seen here on June 4, 2018, said the administration's policies would "defend the crown jewels of American technology from China's aggresive behavior"

Navarro Rescues Stock Market from Mnuchin Plunge

The market went into a tailspin after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin tweeted about restrictions on foreign investment in U.S. companies. Then Trump trade guru Peter Navarro set things straight.