Just as weather often forces farmers to improvise, growers, who tout the quality and sustainability of U.S. soybeans and America’s transportation networks, are now trying to attract new customers in places like Mexico.
One of China’s top diplomats is accusing the US is waging “naked economic terrorism” against Beijing. Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Hanhui made the comments to reporters as the Chinese commerce ministry also said that it was ready to fight a trade war if necessary.
Cooperation, not confrontation, is the answer to overcoming trade tensions with the U.S. That’s what China’s ambassador said to business leaders during the China General Chamber of Commerce’s Lunar New Year gala.
Food Bank of the Rockies is a busy place. The nonprofit’s mission is ensuring that families in the states of Colorado and Wyoming have enough to eat. It hands out 145,000 meals a day and more than 27 million kilos of food each year. The need is clearly there.
A recent report claims the U.S. collected more than $1 billion in revenue from steel and aluminum tariffs. Those duties were originally unveiled as a national security provision, but they’ve started to hit some U.S. sectors hard.
Tensions between China and the U.S. during Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Beijing visit. Pompeo is the highest ranked U.S. official to visit the country since Vice President Mike Pence delivered a scathing speech aimed at China.
Craft beer is one of the fastest growing segments in the beer industry around the world. One country where craft beer brewers see great opportunity is China. But the trade dispute between the U.S. and China is giving some of them pause.
Asian stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday after a Chinese government report accusing the Trump administration of bullying other countries dampened hopes for a settlement in their escalating tariff war.
The summer of 2017 represented new pastures for beef exporters in the United States. The Chinese market once again reopened to American beef. One farmer in the U.S. state of Virginia even went on a government trade mission, but the current trade war has left beef exporters on edge.
“I have been a vocal critic of U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariffs. They are simply bad policy. Better ways exist for handling trade disagreements. Even disregarding the contribution to geopolitical tension levels, they will cost more jobs and economic growth in the downstream American market than they are worth. “
Business leaders wrapped up their sixth-and-final day lobbying the U.S. government for and against more tariffs on China. President Trump wants more duties on another $200 billion-worth of Chinese imports.
A fifth day of lobbying the U.S. government for, and against, more tariffs on China is over. Another public hearing will be held next week on whether $200 billion-worth of Chinese imports should go into effect. However, despite the escalating trade war, talks between Beijing and Washington have restarted.
One of the overarching trade goals of Donald Trump is to revive domestic manufacturing. But during six days of hearings on the proposals, the executives at businesses large and small are explaining to trade officials that the reality is that these proposed tariffs would punish American consumers and hurt U.S. competitiveness.
A Chinese delegation will meet with U.S. trade officials on Wednesday and Thursday. The meetings will be the first time in months that American and Chinese negotiators will meet face-to-face in an attempt to get the trade talks back on track.
China’s retaliatory tariffs are hitting Trump supporters hard-especially in the American Midwest. But, will dissatisfaction with Trump’s trade policy turn voters against him during the upcoming midterm elections?
Theodore Roosevelt – a U.S. president known for his aggressive foreign policies – summed them up in seven words: “Speak softly and carry a big stick.” In foreign trade, Donald Trump’s version appears to be the near opposite: “Speak loudly and swing a big stick,” or in his case two big sticks—tariffs and CFIUS.
A cargo ship stuck at sea is finally docking at a Chinese port. The “Peak Pegasus” has been sailing near the coast for over a month trying to dodge Chinese tariffs on imported, American soybeans. The ship missed a deadline to avoid the 25-percent tariff on the imported good by just a few hours.
It’s been a month since Beijing accused Washington of launching the largest trade war in economic history. The U.S. argues it wants to put an end to unfair trade practices. China says tariffs won’t heal the U.S. trade deficit.
Instead of building international consensus over pressing global matters such as climate change, migration, and international security among others, the U.S. President pursues his short-term political interest, much aided by the ignorance of a gullible electorate.
How does China look at the just concluded US-China trade talks? Did China get what it wanted? For more, CGTN’s Wang Guan had an exclusive interview with head of the Chinese delegation, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He.
It’s a packed schedule for Chinese Vice Premier Liu He on his second day in Washington. He’s here for high-level trade talks with the United States. Although official discussions don’t get underway until Thursday, China’s top economic envoy wasted no time. CGTN’s Nathan King reports.
A U.S. delegation, led by the U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, is in China for two-day talks on tariffs. The discussions are expected to cover a wide range of topics, including U.S. complaints about China’s trade practices.
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