Articles about Robert Lighthizer

Now, UK and US are eyeing a mini trade deal

17 Dec 2020

World
Now, UK and US are eyeing a mini trade deal

In its final days, the current United States administration, led by outgoing President Donald Trump, is trying to ink a mini trade deal with the United Kingdom that would reduce trade tariffs, reports BBC.

US could levy tariffs in response to India's "digital tax"

20 Nov 2020

World
US could levy tariffs in response to India's "digital tax"

A retaliatory action from the United States is expected over the taxes levied on tech companies, like Facebook, in a few countries, a Bloomberg report said on Friday.

Before India visit, Trump says 'saving' trade deal for later

19 Feb 2020

World
Before India visit, Trump says 'saving' trade deal for later

United States President Donald Trump, who is scheduled to visit India on February 24 and 25, indicated the much-talked-about trade deal will not be signed.

Trump eyeing crowd of millions; Modi promises memorable welcome

12 Feb 2020

World
Trump eyeing crowd of millions; Modi promises memorable welcome

US President Donald Trump will be visiting India on February 24 and 25, for the first time since he assumed office.

On India trip, Trump likely to visit Ahmedabad, Delhi, Agra

08 Feb 2020

World
On India trip, Trump likely to visit Ahmedabad, Delhi, Agra

US President Donald Trump is taking a leaf from his 'friend' Prime Minister Narendra Modi's book.

US and China sign deal to ease trade tensions

16 Jan 2020

World
US and China sign deal to ease trade tensions

The United States has signed a partial trade deal with China after nearly two years of tough negotiations, which included the suspension of talks for months.

Nirmala Sitharaman talks about India-US trade deal

20 Oct 2019

India
Nirmala Sitharaman talks about India-US trade deal

For the second time in a week, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman spoke about a trade deal with the United States.

'Father of India' Modi can handle Pakistan-based terrorism: Donald Trump

25 Sep 2019

World
'Father of India' Modi can handle Pakistan-based terrorism: Donald Trump

In his fourth meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi this year, and the second one in a span of three days, United States President Donald Trump had nothing but laudatory words for the former.

India, China not developing, but developed nations: Donald Trump

14 Aug 2019

World
India, China not developing, but developed nations: Donald Trump

United States President Donald Trump said India and China were no longer "developing countries" and were taking "advantage" of the tag given by the World Trade Organization (WTO).

Criticized over its trade-practices, China lowers tariffs on consumer goods

08 Apr 2019

World
Criticized over its trade-practices, China lowers tariffs on consumer goods

China today announced it will lower tariffs on some consumer goods ranging from computers to furniture and bicycles as Beijing faces worldwide scrutiny over its trade practices.

March 1 deadline extended, US to delay China tariff-increase: Trump

25 Feb 2019

World
March 1 deadline extended, US to delay China tariff-increase: Trump

US President Donald Trump yesterday announced the extension of the March 1 deadline for increasing tariff on import of Chinese products, saying there had been "significant progress" made in negotiations with a visiting trade delegation from the far-east nation.

US, Canada move WTO against India for 'under-reporting' of MSP

16 Feb 2019

World
US, Canada move WTO against India for 'under-reporting' of MSP

The US and Canada yesterday said they have jointly approached the World Trade Organization (WTO) against India for allegedly "under-reporting" market price support (MSP) for five varieties of pulses and have submitted their own steeper calculations for scrutiny of members.

US team reaches China to engage in trade deal talks

11 Feb 2019

World
US team reaches China to engage in trade deal talks

US negotiators were in Beijing today for another round of talks on a trade deal with the clock ticking towards a March 1 deadline set by US President Donald Trump.

No meeting with Xi expected before trade deadline: Trump

08 Feb 2019

World
No meeting with Xi expected before trade deadline: Trump

US President Donald Trump said yesterday he didn't expect to meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping before a March 1 deadline in trade-war negotiations between the two economic superpowers.

Trump cancels US delegation's visit to Davos amid shutdown

18 Jan 2019

World
Trump cancels US delegation's visit to Davos amid shutdown

US President Donald Trump has canceled the US delegation's trip to the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos, Switzerland, due to the partial government shutdown, which entered its 27th-day yesterday.

China and US begin talks to sort out trade differences

12 Dec 2018

World
China and US begin talks to sort out trade differences

Top officials from the US and China have begun talks to sort out their trade differences, in particular, to identify steps that address the concerns of US President Donald Trump on intellectual property and reduce the balance of trade, a media report said.

Trade war: US announces 10% duty on additional $200bn Chinese-goods

11 Jul 2018

World
Trade war: US announces 10% duty on additional $200bn Chinese-goods

The US today announced beginning the process of imposing tariffs of 10% on an additional $200 billion of Chinese imports, intensifying the trade war between world's two largest economies.

Trump admin calls retaliatory tariffs by China, India, EU unjustifiable

27 Jun 2018

World
Trump admin calls retaliatory tariffs by China, India, EU unjustifiable

Retaliatory tariffs imposed by the European Union, China, India, Turkey, and other countries on US exports are "completely without justification" under international norms, the Trump administration said.

Harley Davidson tariffs, GSP to be discussed in Indo-US talks

12 Jun 2018

World
Harley Davidson tariffs, GSP to be discussed in Indo-US talks

After a long-drawn tension between the US and India over trade disputes, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer are set to discuss terms in Washington.

Amid North Korea crisis, Trump orders trade probe against China

15 Aug 2017

World
Amid North Korea crisis, Trump orders trade probe against China

Amid the North Korea crisis, US President Donald Trump ordered a probe into China's unfair trade practices.

Trump kick starts process to renegotiate NAFTA trade deal

19 May 2017

World
Trump kick starts process to renegotiate NAFTA trade deal

The Trump administration has formally informed the US Congress that it intends on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico.