Wilbur Ross

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Trump tightens restrictions on Huawei's technology access

17 Aug 2020

Trump tightens restrictions on Huawei's technology access

Just a few days back, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order to pressure Chinese giant ByteDance into selling TikTok US within 90 days.

Trump cancels US delegation's visit to Davos amid shutdown

18 Jan 2019

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

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.

China to send negotiator to US for trade-talks this month

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.

Trump administration orders probe to consider tariffs on automobile imports

24 May 2018

Trump administration orders probe to consider tariffs on automobile imports

US President Donald Trump today ordered an investigation into the import of automobiles, including trucks, and auto parts, to determine their effects on the US national security, a move that may lead to the imposition of new tariffs on foreign-manufactured automobiles.

Trump defends his decision to help Chinese telecom giant ZTE

15 May 2018

Trump defends his decision to help Chinese telecom giant ZTE

US President Donald Trump today defended his decision to offer an olive branch to Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE.

#ParadisePapers: Did Prince Charles lobby to alter climate change policy?

08 Nov 2017

#ParadisePapers: Did Prince Charles lobby to alter climate change policy?

Numerous big names, including Queen Elizabeth-II and US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross have been named in the recently leaked Paradise Papers.

#ParadisePapers: Massive leak reveals US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross's Russia-ties

06 Nov 2017

#ParadisePapers: Massive leak reveals US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross's Russia-ties

A recent massive corporate information leak termed "Paradise Papers" has exposed US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross's business ties to Russia.

#SikkimStandoff: China's hope for US support dims over trade disagreement

22 Jul 2017

#SikkimStandoff: China's hope for US support dims over trade disagreement

The annual US-China Strategic Economic Dialogue in Washington ended in a deadlock after American negotiators demanded an end to the burgeoning trade deficit created by Chinese exporters.

Trump doesn't want poor person running the US economy

23 Jun 2017

Trump doesn't want poor person running the US economy

US President Donald Trump said he wouldn't want to give a Cabinet position related to economic policy to a poor person.

Trump kick starts process to renegotiate NAFTA trade deal

19 May 2017

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.

H-1B visa holders hopeful of changes in green card issuance

22 Apr 2017

H-1B visa holders hopeful of changes in green card issuance

After US President Donald Trump ordered a review of the H-1B scheme, urging a merit-based system instead of the current lottery-based, H-1B holders are hopeful it might lead to merit-based issuance of green cards too.

H-1B visa: Jaitley 'strongly raises' issue with US officials

21 Apr 2017

H-1B visa: Jaitley 'strongly raises' issue with US officials

At the first cabinet-level meeting between India and US under the Donald Trump administration, Indian Finance Minster Arun Jaitley "strongly raised" the H-1B visa issue with US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.

US visa woes: More Indians looking to return home

20 Apr 2017

US visa woes: More Indians looking to return home

The number of Indians living in the US looking for a job in India has increased since Donald Trump became president.

US Senate confirms Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary in vote

28 Feb 2017

US Senate confirms Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary in vote

The US Senate voted 72-27 in favour of confirming billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as US commerce secretary.

Trump to give up business completely

01 Dec 2016

Trump to give up business completely

President-elect Donald Trump announced that he'd be leaving his business empire before taking on the presidency.