09 Jul 2019
'No longer acceptable': Trump on India's tariffs on American products
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday hit out at India over the tariffs it imposes on American products.
16 May 2019
US: President Trump declares national emergency citing 'foreign telecom threats'
US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to declare a national emergency to "protect" the country's information and communications technology infrastructure and services from "foreign adversaries" who are "actively exploring vulnerabilities".
26 Apr 2019
Xi vows to abolish subsidies to firms that impede fair-competition
Chinese President Xi Jinping today vowed to abolish subsidies to firms that impede fair competition, addressing a major bone of contention in US trade talks.
08 Apr 2019
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.
05 Apr 2019
US, China trade talks could wrap in four weeks: Trump
US President Donald Trump said yesterday that the United States and China could wrap up trade talks within four weeks after making quick progress on the potentially "epic" deal.
05 Mar 2019
Trump wants to terminate trade benefits for India
On Monday, in a letter to Congress, President of United States Donald Trump wrote he intended to end trade benefits for India.
25 Feb 2019
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.
19 Feb 2019
Talks to end trade war to resume in Washington: WH
The talks between US and China to end the trade war will resume today in Washington, the White House has announced.
16 Feb 2019
US-China trade negotiations could extend March 1 deadline: Trump
Asserting that the trade negotiations with China were going "extremely well", US President Donald Trump yesterday said he would soon be meeting his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping and indicated the possibility of extending the trade deal deadline with Beijing beyond March 1.
11 Feb 2019
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.
08 Feb 2019
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.
06 Feb 2019
US: Trump seeks to expand his power to impose tariffs
US President Donald Trump today vowed to right "calamitous" trade policies and sought to expand his power to impose tariffs, which he said would empower him to respond faster during trade wars.
01 Feb 2019
China vows increased US imports, IP protection at trade talks
China agreed to increase imports of US goods and boost cooperation on protecting intellectual property (IP) during trade talks in Washington.
23 Jan 2019
US lawmakers reintroduce legislation enforcing fair trade with China
Two US lawmakers today reintroduced a legislation in the House of Representatives to safeguard American assets from Chinese influence and possession, as well as protect American businesses from China's tools of economic aggression.
14 Jan 2019
China's trade-surplus with US widened last year. Is US angry?
China's trade surplus with US widened last year, data showed today, while the country's imports and exports fell in December as the long-running trade war begins to bite in the world's number two economy.
06 Jan 2019
Trump wants Apple to make iPhones in the US
Months after it became the first American company to be valued at $1 trillion, Apple's stock value has seen a considerable drop of late.
15 Dec 2018
China wants to make big, very comprehensive trade deal: Trump
A major US-China trade deal may happen soon, US President Donald Trump said yesterday, asserting that Beijing wants to make it "big and very comprehensive".
14 Dec 2018
White House trade advisor vows 'tough' talks with China
United States President Donald Trump's trade negotiators will hold "tough" talks with China, a senior White House advisor said yesterday while cautioning against watching day-to-day reports on the negotiations.
12 Dec 2018
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.
03 Dec 2018
China to reduce and remove tariffs on US cars: Trump
China has agreed to scale back tariffs on imported US cars, President Donald Trump said yesterday, one day after agreeing with China's President Xi Jinping to a ceasefire in the trade war between the world's top two economies.
03 Dec 2018
Jaitley calls for dismantling trade barriers for faster economic growth
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today called for open borders, saying trading across national boundaries is an "economic imperative of our times" and that barriers to free trade should be dismantled.
23 Nov 2018
China hopes for trade war solution at G20 Xi-Trump talks
China today said it hopes US President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping can find a solution to the trade war when they meet at the G20 summit next week.
22 Nov 2018
China wants to make a deal very badly, claims Trump
China "very badly" wants to have a trade deal with the United States, President Donald Trump has said ahead of a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Argentina on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit.
10 Nov 2018
China announces it is ready for trade talks with US
A top Chinese diplomat yesterday, while addressing a press conference in Washington, said China has kept its door open for trade talks with the US, as the two top global economies are locked in a trade war.
22 Oct 2018
China's richest woman loses 66% of her fortune, courtesy trade-war
Zhou Qunfei, founder and CEO of consumer electronics suppliers Lens Technology, had become China's richest woman by supplying touchscreens for Apple and Tesla devices.
18 Oct 2018
US's Jim Mattis to meet Chinese counterpart amid US-China tensions
In the wake of escalating tensions between the US and China, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis plans to meet his Chinese counterpart, Wei Fenghe, today in Singapore.
17 Oct 2018
US Senator urges Trump to name China as 'currency manipulator'
Expressing concerns over China's currency actions, a top American Senator has urged US President Donald Trump to name Beijing as a "currency manipulator".
16 Oct 2018
Trump says he wants to negotiate 'fair deal' with China
US President Donald Trump said he's willing to negotiate a fair deal with China and wants the latter to open its market like the US.
08 Oct 2018
US, China to hold talks to reduce trade, military tensions
China and the US are set to hold high-level talks in Beijing, China to reduce the spiraling trade and military tensions between the world's two largest economies.
02 Oct 2018
Chinese destroyer comes extremely close to US warship in SCS
A Chinese warship sailed within yards of an American destroyer, forcing it to change course, in an "unsafe and unprofessional" encounter as the US vessel was in contested waters in the South China Sea.
02 Oct 2018
Trump threatens new tariffs on China, says no trade deal
US President Donald Trump yesterday threatened to impose new tariffs on an additional $267bn worth of imports from China, asserting there will be no deal with Beijing unless it changes its unfair trade practices.
29 Sep 2018
Won't be pushed around by US on trade, says China
China warned yesterday that its critical relationship with the US could break "like a glass," and used the UN General Assembly gathering of world leaders as the stage to warn Trump administration it wouldn't be pushed around on trade.
26 Sep 2018
Can't hold US trade-talks with knife to the throat: China
China said it's impossible to hold trade talks with the US while Washington is imposing tariffs that are like "holding a knife to someone's throat".
21 Sep 2018
Russia warns US it is 'playing with fire' over sanctions
Moscow said today Washington's latest raft of anti-Russian sanctions that also target China undermined global stability, warning the US against "playing with fire."
17 Sep 2018
Rupee breaches 72-mark again, down by 81 paise against USD
The rupee depreciated 81p to 72.65 against the USD in early trade today at the forex market, despite the government's steps to stem a steep fall in the currency.
16 Sep 2018
Trump ready to impose new tariffs on $200bn-worth Chinese goods
President Donald Trump is going ahead with plans to impose new tariffs on about $200 billion of Chinese imports, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday.
10 Sep 2018
Rupee sinks to new low of 72.18 against USD
The rupee today slumped to a fresh record low of 72.18 by falling 45 paise against the US dollar on strong demand for the US currency from importers.
03 Sep 2018
Rupee sinks to lifetime low of 71.10 against USD
The Indian Rupee nosedived to a new lifetime low of 71.10, shedding 10 paise against the USD in late afternoon trade today, tracking weakening trend in emerging market currencies.
16 Aug 2018
China to send negotiator to US for trade-talks this month
China will send a top negotiator to the United States in late August to resume trade talks, Chinese Commerce Ministry said today, the first public meeting on the subject in weeks as the trade conflict intensifies.
22 Jul 2018
China is waging 'quiet kind of cold-war' against US: CIA
China is waging a "quiet kind of cold war" against the United States, using all its resources to try to replace America as the leading power in the world, Michael Collins, Deputy Assistant Director of CIA's East Asia mission center, said at Aspen Security Forum in Colorado on Friday.