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U.S., China to hold more trade talks after 'constructive' meeting

Jul 31, 2019 - 2:34 PM

(3rd UPDATE) US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer meet with Vice Premier Liu He in the Chinese financial hub for the first face-to-face negotiations since the trade war truce

TRADE TALKS. United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (C) gestures as he chats with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He (R) as US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (L) looks on after posing for a "family photo" at the Xijiao Conference Centre in Shanghai on July 31, 2019. Photo by Ng Han Guan/AFP

U.S., China to resume trade talks by end-July

Jul 24, 2019 - 11:32 PM

The dialogue in Shanghai will be the first face-to-face meetings since negotiations collapsed in May after President Donald Trump accused Beijing of reneging on its commitments

U.S.-China trade talks nearing decisive moment – official

Apr 29, 2019 - 10:30 PM

'We hope within the next two rounds...to be at the point where we can either recommend to the president we have a deal or make a recommendation that we don't,' says US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

U.S.-China trade talks open in Beijing

Mar 28, 2019 - 9:52 PM

The two sides have slapped tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of goods since last year, hitting a slew of businesses ranging from manufacturers to farmers in both countries

TRADE TALKS. In this file photo, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (L) listens as Chinese Vice Premier Liu He talks while they line up for a group photo at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on February 15, 2019. File photo by Mark Schiefelbein/AFP

U.S. officials consider lifting China tariffs – report

Jan 18, 2019 - 8:59 AM

American and Chinese trade officials have until March 1 to resolve their trade war, to prevent a sharp increase in punitive US duties on $200 billion in Chinese goods

Ivanka Trump to help U.S. choose candidate for World Bank

Jan 15, 2019 - 3:22 PM

Jessica Ditto, the White House Deputy Director of Communications, says reports that Ivanka Trump 'is under consideration are false'

IVANKA. In this file photo, Ivanka Trump walks through the lobby of Trump Tower on November 21, 2016 in New York City. File photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

China not manipulating currency but lacks transparency, U.S. says

Oct 18, 2018 - 3:06 PM

The US Treasury refrains from escalating a fight over China's currency as US President Donald Trump once pledged to do on the campaign trail

Officials rush to assure Trump they didn't pen op-ed criticizing him

Sep 07, 2018 - 8:59 AM

Amid frenzied speculation about who is hiding behind a cloak of anonymity, Vice President Mike Pence is the first to assert that he did not pen the New York Times piece

ASSURANCE. Senior officials rush to assure US President Donald Trump they didn't write the New York Times 'resistance' op-ed published on Wednesday, September 5. AFP file photo

U.S. calls on China, EU to make tariff concessions

Jul 21, 2018 - 11:29 PM

'We share a desire to have a more balanced relationship and the balanced relationship is by us selling more goods (to China),' says US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

TRADE. n this file photo taken on April 21, 2018 US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin holds a press conference during the IMF/World Bank spring meeting in Washington, DC. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on July 12, 2018. Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP

Trump takes 'America First' mantra to skeptical Davos elite

Jan 25, 2018 - 6:44 PM

Trump, who has made 'America First' the touchstone of his year-old administration, touches down in the Swiss city of Zurich aboard Air Force One en route to the World Economic Forum in Davos

TRUMP IN DAVOS. US President Donald Trump waves as he arrives on January 25, 2018 in Zurich en route to the World Economic Forum in Davos. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

U.S. targets Iran over deadly unrest

Jan 05, 2018 - 7:36 AM

The US moves come even as Iranian authorities declared an end to the turmoil, and pro-regime demonstrators rallied across the nation while officials switched focus to addressing the economic concerns that have fueled protests

SUPPORTING IRANIANS. Protesters hold placards reading "Support Iranians risen up against the religious dictatorship" during a demonstration in support of the Iranian people amid a wave of protests spreading throughout Iran, on January 3, 2018, in Paris. Photo by Lionel Bonaventure/AFP

Trump tax plan to cut corporate rate to 15% – treasury secretary

Apr 26, 2017 - 9:36 PM

Since the 15 has been in the press for the last couple of days I will confirm that the business tax is going to be 15 Mnuchin says at a discussion on the proposal The lower rate is aimed at helping small businesses not the wealthy

MNUCHIN. US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin (R) waves as he and other participants in the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting pose for the Family photo in Baden-Baden, southern Germany, on March 17, 2017.  File photo by Thomas Kienzle/AFP

G20 'consensus' that protectionism damaging for global economy

Apr 22, 2017 - 6:23 PM

It is still unclear how far the renewed consensus extended

PROTECTIONISM? US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin (R) waves as he and other participants in the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting pose for the Family photo in Baden-Baden, southern Germany, on March 17, 2017. Photo by Thomas Kienzle/AFP

G20 hits America First, climate change speed bumps

Mar 18, 2017 - 8:00 AM

Participants still disagree on how to address trade in a final communique from the two day summit with the US at odds with other delegations over whether to repeat past commitments to reject protectionism

AMERICA FIRST? US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin (R) waves as he and other participants in the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting pose for the Family photo in Baden-Baden, southern Germany, on March 17, 2017. Photo by Thomas Kienzle/AFP

Trump gets his secretary of state but other fights loom

Feb 02, 2017 - 12:06 AM

UPDATED Battles loom on Capitol Hill over other key nominees including education secretary designate Betsy DeVos and Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch

Former ExxonMobil executive Rex Tillerson testifies during his confirmation hearing for Secretary of State before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, January 11, 2017. Saul Loeb/AFP

Trump mulls diplomat pick, plans victory tour

Nov 30, 2016 - 7:56 AM

Donald Trump steps up his contentious search for a secretary of state before he ditches cabinet interviews later this week to lead a victory tour kicking off in the swing state of Ohio

CENTER OF POWER. A view of Trump Tower on 5th Avenue, November 16, 2016 in New York City. Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

Trump weighs cabinet picks and 'amended' Obamacare

Nov 12, 2016 - 7:46 AM

3rd UPDATE President elect Donald Trump will meet with his transition team on Saturday November 12 to weigh cabinet picks and discuss Obamacare amendments

TRANSITION TEAM. In this file photo, then Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (C) delivers remarks with his children (L-R) Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump and Eric Trump during the grand opening ceremony of the new Trump International Hotel October 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. File photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP