May 30, 2019

China accuses US of naked economic terrorism

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.

November 20, 2018

Food Bank of the Rockies helps needy in Colorado

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.

September 25, 2018

Asian stocks lower on US-China trade worries

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.

September 5, 2018

Tariffs threaten future of Virginia farm

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.

September 3, 2018

US Chinese trade war hits LNG

“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.     “

August 23, 2018

$200 billion in proposed tariffs may hurt US businesses the most

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.

American, Chinese companies describe tariff pain
August 21, 2018

American, Chinese companies describe tariff pain

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.

Farmer Harry Thompson examines some of his soybean crop near Jefferson City, MO.
August 14, 2018

Missouri farmers support Trump, despite tariffs

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?

May 16, 2018

Chinese Vice Premier holds trade talks with US lawmakers

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.