March 21, 2018

US President Trump set to impose steep tariffs targeting China

The White House could announce steep tariffs on imports from China as early as Thursday. They are expected to be worth as much as 60 billion dollars a year and target a wide range of goods. The United States says the move is in response to China aggressively acquiring U.S. technology.

US city celebrates return of steel jobs
March 13, 2018

US city celebrates return of steel jobs

The fallout continues from the U.S. decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports last week. The move caused outrage with U.S. trading partners abroad. But at home many U.S. steelworkers are delighted.

Trump's solar tariffs impacting the Californian market
February 13, 2018

Trump’s solar tariffs impacting the Californian market

The solar industry has been growing at lightning speed in the U.S. and that’s meant exponential job growth. But the recent 30 percent tariff imposed by the Trump administration on solar panel imports is raising fears that growth could come to a screeching halt.

January 25, 2018

Globalization versus Protectionism at the World Economic Forum

China, France and India are among the nations defending globalization against a wave of protectionist sentiment led by Donald Trump. Beijing is reinforcing its commitment to open markets, reform and global growth, but it’s not happy about new U.S. Tariffs imposed this week.

January 23, 2018

Trump signs new import tariffs for solar panels, washing machines

China is expressing “strong dissatisfaction” over the U.S. decision to impose tariffs on the imported solar panels and washing machines. It’s a global tariff, but it will affect China the most due to its current market share. South Korea will also be hit hard by the new tariffs on washing machines.

August 8, 2017

Trump waits to levy tariffs on China steel exports

U.S. President Donald Trump recently explained why he’s waiting on implementing steel tariffs. rump wants to penalize China for producing more steel than it can use, accusing their overcapacity of depressing global steel prices.

January 25, 2017

China defends against US anti-dumping tariffs

China’s Ministry of Commerce is responding forcefully to the new US ruling to impose high anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs on Chinese tires exports. Both the Chinese government and Chinese tire industry say the investigation is flawed and unfair.

July 28, 2015

US anti-dumping tariffs impact Chinese tire makers

This is not the first time that Chinese tires have been the target of US punitive tariffs. There’s a question as to whether the tariffs actually work. In April 2009, the United Steelworkers filed for a similar investigation into Chinese-made passenger vehicles and light truck […]

October 20, 2014

EU drops punitive tariffs against Chinese telecom firms

One of the most divisive technology issues between China and the European Union was resolved on Monday. The two major trade partners officially reached a deal ending a dispute over Chinese exports of telecoms equipment. CCTV America’s Jack Barton reports.