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Trump expects China trade war decision within 4 weeks

Mar 15, 2019 - 7:13 AM

The US president says: 'We are doing very well with China talks... We are getting what we have to get'

NUCLEAR TREATY. n this file photo, 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. File photo Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

European parliament deals setback to EU-U.S. trade talks

Mar 14, 2019 - 10:26 PM

The European Parliament only has an advisory role with regard to the EU's negotiating mandate, but it will have the final say once an agreement has been concluded

EU-US TRADE TALKS. In this file photo, US President Donald Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (L) give a statement in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on July 25, 2018. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

China's currency becomes key issue in U.S. trade talks

Mar 03, 2019 - 11:21 AM

US President Donald Trump last week said 'we have a deal' with China on the currency

YUAN ON THE TABLE. Trade talks between the United States and China continue with a currency now part of the talks. File photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images/AFP

Trump says China trade deal likely as talks extended

Feb 23, 2019 - 12:19 PM

Officials are racing to reach a deal as US duty rates are due to rise sharply in the coming week

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. (Photo by Mark Schiefelbein / POOL / AFP)

Crunch time as high-level U.S.-China trade talks resume

Feb 21, 2019 - 11:03 PM

Chinese trade envoy Liu He is leading Beijing's delegation in meetings with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and other American officials

TRADE TALKS RESUME. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (L) takes part in US-China trade talks with China's Vice Premier Liu He (R) in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on February 21, 2019 in Washington, DC. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

U.S.-China trade talks: What's under debate

Feb 17, 2019 - 1:42 PM

The two sides are working towards a Memorandum of Understanding to detail their commitments ahead of a potential meeting between Trump and X

ENDING SOON? Talks on the US-China trade war are set to begin soon. File photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images/AFP

U.S. officials to meet Xi as trade talks end

Feb 15, 2019 - 2:36 PM

The world's two biggest economies aim to at least end the discussions on deep trade differences with enough goodwill to avoid an escalation of their tariff war

TRADE TALKS. 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. Photo by Mark Schiefelbein/AFP

U.S. and China seek deal to prevent trade-war escalation

Feb 14, 2019 - 4:09 PM

The two economic superpowers have already imposed duties on more than $360 billion in two-way trade

TRADE TALKS. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Chinese Vice Premier and lead trade negotiator Liu He and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin chat before the opening session of trade negotiations at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on February 14, 2019. Photo by Mark Schiefelbein/AFP

U.S. team in Beijing for trade talks after IMF 'storm' warning

Feb 12, 2019 - 8:04 AM

Deputy trade representative Jeffrey Gerrish leads the US delegation in preparatory meetings, according to the White House on Monday

TRADE TALKS. US Deputy Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish (C) and members of his negotiation team leave a hotel ahead of a meeting with Chinese officials in Beijing on February 11, 2019. Photo by NICOLAS Asfouri/AFP

High-stakes U.S.-China trade talks resume as deadline approaches

Feb 10, 2019 - 9:48 AM

Financial markets worldwide have lost ground in recent days as comments about the status of the talks turned more cautious

VISIT. An official delegation from the United States will be visiting China. File photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images/AFP

China vows increased U.S. imports, IP protection at trade talks

Feb 01, 2019 - 11:52 AM

In a breakthrough, China agrees to increase imports of US goods and boost cooperation on protecting intellectual property

NEGOTIATIONS. US and China delegations during the trade talks in Washington DC on January 30, 2019. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP

Trump says U.S.-China trade talks 'going well'

Jan 31, 2019 - 10:21 PM

The two sides have just a month remaining in a 90-day truce declared in December. Should the talks fail, US import duties on $200 billion in Chinese imports are due to more than double on March 2.

TRADE TALKS. US President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable meeting with conservative leaders at the White House on January 23, 2019, to discuss the security and humanitarian crisis at the southern border. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

U.S., China resume trade talks with a chill in the air

Jan 31, 2019 - 7:41 AM

The two sides have just a month remaining in a 90-day truce declared in December in the trade war

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 30: U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He lead their delegations as they begin trade negotiations in the Diplomatic Room at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building January 30, 2019 in Washington, DC. The top trade officials are beginning two days of face-to-face trade talks to end a monthslong trade war between the worlds two largest economies. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP  CHIP SOMODEVILLA / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

U.S., China resume trade talks with a chill in the air

Jan 30, 2019 - 11:44 AM

The world's two largest economies are battling for nothing less than future dominance in critical high-tech industries, according to US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, the lead US negotiator

TRADE TALKS. In this file photo, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (C) walks through a hotel lobby on his way to the Diaoyutai State Guest House to meet Chinese officials in Beijing on May 4, 2018. File photo by Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

U.S.-China trade talks spill into third day

Jan 09, 2019 - 1:28 PM

An American delegation has been in Beijing since January 7, for the first sit-down talks since Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to a 3-month truce on December 1

SIDE BY SIDE. In this file photo, a Chinese woman adjusts a Chinese flag near US flags before the start of a Strategic Dialogue expanded meeting between China and the US. Pool/AFP

U.S. team to visit China for trade talks

Jan 04, 2019 - 11:19 AM

Word of the meeting on January 7 and 8 follows small signs of progress while the two sides work to ease trade tensions by March 1

China, U.S. to resume trade talks in late August

Aug 16, 2018 - 1:32 PM

The two countries are expected to launch a new round of tit-for-tat tariffs on $16 billion worth of goods from each country on August 23

Trump, EU's Juncker agree to ease trade tensions

Jul 26, 2018 - 7:58 AM

(UPDATED) The leaders agree to 'launch a new phase' in the relationship and 'to work together towards zero tariffs, zero non-tariff barriers, and zero subsidies on non-auto industrial goods'

TRADE. US President Donald Trump meets with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on July 25, 2018. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

China warns U.S. against tariffs as trade talks end

Jun 03, 2018 - 7:01 PM

'If the US introduces trade sanctions including tariff increases, all economic and trade achievements negotiated by the two parties so far will be void,' the Chinese government says in a statement

EU, Indonesia launch free trade talks

Jul 18, 2016 - 9:53 PM

The talks with Indonesia will begin by the end of the year

CECILIA MALMSTROEM. European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem speaks at The Atlantic Council discussion on 'European Growth and the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership' in Washington, DC on June 29, 2016. File photo by Yuri Gripas/AFP

US-EU trade deal 'risks' emerge in leak

May 02, 2016 - 8:09 PM

Greenpeace says the confidential documents prove that long standing environmental protections are being ignored

LEAKS. Klaus Ernst (L), member of the German Bundestag parliament for The Left party, leafs through TTIP documents leaked by environmental organization Greenpeace in a reading room set up in front of the Brandenburg Gate, a major landmark of Berlin, Germany, May 2, 2016. Photo by Kay Nietfeld/EPA

EU, Philippines to begin free trade talks

Dec 22, 2015 - 10:42 PM

A senior EU official says that the free trade talks will begin early 2016

Australia pushes 'urgent' trade talks with Indonesia

Nov 18, 2015 - 6:34 PM

We haven t had the engagement that we could and should as such close neighbors said Australian Trade Minister Andrew Robb adding that both countries have been looking past one another for commercial opportunities

TRADE TALKS. Australian trade minister Andrew Robb delivers his speech during the opening of Indonesia Australia Business Week 2015 in Jakarta, on November 18. Photo by AFP

US, EU hold third round of free-trade trade talks

Dec 17, 2013 - 11:54 AM

US and EU enter a third round of trade negotiations in Washington aimed at creating a powerful free trade bloc to boost their economies and jobs

EU chief negotiator Ignacio Garcia Bercero (L) and US chief negotiator Dan Mullaney (R ) give a joint press conference after the second round of negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) on November 15,2013 at the EU Headquarters in Brussels. AFP PHOTO /GEORGES GOBET

WTO: Breakthrough in trade talks with customs accord

Nov 29, 2013 - 6:34 AM

Diplomats in Geneva secure agreement on a key sticking point of a trade package to be put to ministers at a crunch summit next week

WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo of Brazil (L) looks on next to the chairperson of the general meeting, Ambassador Shahid Bashir (R), on November 26, 2013 in Geneva, after a crunch general council meeting to decide whether they could put a deal on the table at a make or break summit next month. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI

WTO chief says global trade deal within reach

Oct 05, 2013 - 8:34 PM

Although the areas under negotiation are limited the gains can be enormous Azevedo says

CLOSE. World Trade Organization Director General Roberto Azevedo (L) talks to journalists during a joint press conference with Indonesian Trade Minister Gita Wirjawan on the sideline of the APEC Ministerial Meeting. Photo by Mast Irham/EPA