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

United States President Donald Trump said India and China were no longer "developing economies" and were taking advantage of the World Trade Organization (WTO) tag.
Criticized over its trade-practices, China lowers tariffs on consumer goods
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

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