Rappler's latest stories on trade war
'Trade is to form ... peace. Trade is to communicate...nobody can stop free trade' says Jack Ma, the Alibaba e-commerce tycoon
'A continued escalation of tensions would pose real risks,' says World Trade Organization chief Roberto Azevedo
The International Monetary Fund also warns that 'everyone is going to suffer' from a trade-and-currency clash between the United States and China, the world's two biggest economies
The International Monetary Fund warns that risks highlighted in previous reports 'have become more pronounced or have partially materialized' in the real world
The United States' relations with China and Russia continue to plummet amid President Donald Trump's accusations against the two countries
The UN Conference on Trade and Development warns of 'economic storm clouds gathering,' with tepid growth being fueled by skyrocketing debt
The allegation adds an explosive new element to a tense situation after Trump pulled the trigger on 10% tariffs against another $200 billion in Chinese goods from next week, with a threat of more tariffs on another $267 billion
President Donald Trump threatened to slap another more tariffs on all imported Chinese goods, says another $200 billion 'could take place very soon'
The US President is mad that the Wisconsin-based manufacturer – once a presidential favorite – announced it is moving some production out of the US
China's levies will come into force at 12:01 on August 23, according to a statement on the finance ministry's web site
Some ministers have called for the early conclusion of talks for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, a 16-nation pact poised to become the world's largest free-trade agreement
China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi says the threat of retaliatory tariffs against the United States was a measure taken to 'uphold the interests of the Chinese people'
(UPDATED) The commerce ministry issues a statement saying the new duties would be applied if Washington pulls the trigger on President Donald Trump's threat to raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods
'Unilateralism and protectionism are mounting, dealing a severe blow to multilateralism and the multilateral trading regime,' Chinese President Xi Jinping says, without mentioning the United States by name
European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker, follows a long list of European leaders who have tried to lure Trump away from a protectionist onslaught that has spooked financial markets and the world
US president is picking international trade fights in many fronts
President Trump rails against Chinese imports, pushes for 'buy American', and launches the trade confrontation to punish China for what he considers predatory trade policies. But his anger does not appear to extend to flags.
(UPDATED) Reacting to the 'totally unacceptable' Washington list, the commerce ministry in Beijing says it will be forced to take 'countermeasures'
(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
(UPDATED) Beijing has vowed to retaliate dollar-for-dollar, 'immediately' imposing counter-tariffs on American exports
The tariffs will further fuel jitters on world stock markets that are already alarmed by trade tensions between the United States and China
(UPDATED) Making good on a pledge to punish the alleged theft of American intellectual property, Trump warns in a statement of 'additional tariffs' if China hits back with tit-for-tat duties on American goods and services exports
'Fair Trade is now to be called Fool Trade if it is not Reciprocal,' Trump tweets, as he criticizes Canadian tariffs on imports of US milk
'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
Brussels and Ottawa filed legal challenges at the WTO against Washington's decision. The EU, Canada and Mexico also threatened stiff retaliatory tariffs as they pushed back against Trump's moves.
Washington angers its major allies by slapping duties of 25 percent and 10 percent on imports of aluminium and steel
(UPDATED) 'The two sides reached a consensus, will not fight a trade war, and will stop increasing tariffs on each other,' says China's Vice Premier Liu He
Nevertheless, President Rodrigo Duterte thinks 'it's high time for China to protect the east and the cause of trade liberalism,' says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque
Trump's off-the-cuff enticement of a global trade war and calls for limits on the right to bear arms cleave a schism between the president and his Republican backers, spark a stock market sell-off, and prompt threats of retaliatory sanctions from across the globe
With US President elect Donald Trump threatening to bring American firms back home Philippines NEDA says BPOs need to diversify out of call centers
UPDATED She will rot in jail says President Rodrigo Duterte on Senator Leila De Lima
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime says it is ready to engage with the Philippines to address illegal drugs with appropriate legal safeguards
Senator Leila De Lima says the Duterte administration should support any probe into drug related police operations if it is confident the PNP has done nothing wrong
China will hold talks with the European Union in a bid to resolve a dispute over solar panels and other business issues as tensions between the two risk escalating into a trade war