China tariffs - updates

Rappler's latest stories on China tariffs


China to lower import tariffs from January

Dec 23, 2019 - 11:38 AM

The move does not appear to be linked with the bruising US-China trade war, which has seen Washington and Beijing exchanging blows for more than a year

CHINA. A Chinese flag flies near apartment buildings in Beijing on September 11, 2015. Photo by Greg Baker / AFP

China to exempt 'some' U.S. soybean, pork from tariffs

Dec 06, 2019 - 6:19 PM

The olive branch comes as the two sides edge towards a mini agreement Washington says includes a Chinese promise to increase the purchase of US farm products

The biggest world stories of the week: May 26-June 1, 2019

Jun 02, 2019 - 9:25 PM

Here's a roundup of the stories that made headlines across the globe

FIRST PUBLIC STATEMENT. Special Counsel Robert Mueller leaves after speaking on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election, at the US Justice Department in Washington, DC, on May 29, 2019. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

China raises tariffs on U.S. goods amid escalating tensions

Jun 01, 2019 - 8:57 PM

Beijing's move hits $60 billion worth of US goods with new punitive tariffs ranging from 5 to 25 percent

HEAD TO HEAD. China and US raise tariffs as tensions escalate. File photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images/AFP

Trump: China tariffs may remain for 'substantial period'

Mar 21, 2019 - 1:30 PM

Washington and Beijing are battling over the final shape of an agreement, with American officials demanding profound changes to Chinese industrial policy

Trump urges China to remove tariffs on U.S agricultural products

Mar 02, 2019 - 2:14 PM

A meeting between Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, is also expected this month

TRADE WAR. US President Donald Trump engages in trade talks between rival power China. Photo by Doug Mills / POOL / AFP

U.S. and China in trade tariffs truce after tense G20 summit

Dec 02, 2018 - 11:09 AM

(3rd UPDATE) Trump withdraws his threat to raise the US tariffs even more on January 1, in return for a promise from China to buy more US goods and enter into a 90-day period of talks to resolve their differences

TAX SUSPENSION. US President Donald Trump (R) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) shake hands during dinner at the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, on April 6, 2017. File photo by Jim Watson/AFP

[ANALYSIS] G20 showdown? U.S. calls out China

Nov 30, 2018 - 6:35 PM

The Philippines could also benefit from a trade reset

China set to respond to new round of U.S. tariffs

Aug 09, 2018 - 12:16 AM

China's levies will come into force at 12:01 on August 23, according to a statement on the finance ministry's web site

Trump unleashes trade war with tariffs on China

Jul 06, 2018 - 1:15 PM

(UPDATED) Economists have warned that the tit-for-tat measures could throttle global growth and strike at the heart of the world trade system, causing shockwaves across the planet

China threatens U.S. with tariffs, says it's 'not afraid of trade war'

Mar 23, 2018 - 4:58 PM

Beijing unveils a hit list of products that could face duties of up to 25%, from fresh fruit to pork and wine, though it stopped short of pulling the trigger as it indicated its readiness to negotiate an agreement

China 'won't sit idly by' if US harms trade

Mar 04, 2018 - 1:55 PM

(UPDATED) 'China doesn't want a trade war with the United States,' says China National People's Congress spokesman Zhang Yesui

CHINA RESPONDS. China leader Xi Jinping delivers a speech at the opening session of the Chinese Communist Party's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. File photo by Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

EU takes China to WTO over steel anti-dumping duties

Jun 13, 2013 - 10:40 PM

The European Union is taking China one of its biggest trade partners to the World Trade Organization over Chinese tariffs on imported EU stainless steel pipes

EU VS CHINA. The row between the two trading partners escalates. This AFP file photo shows red hot steel being flattened in the hot rolling plant at the Baosteel steel mill in Shanghai