US President Donald Trump is making a high-stakes bet on his 2020 re-election with his decision to impose new tariffs on China: that the US economy is strong enough to absorb an all-out trade war...

US President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China on Sunday to reach a trade deal, saying he would hike US tariffs on US$200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and target...

[HONG KONG] The trade war's back on, and American shoppers are in the firing line like never before.

WHILE everyone's attention has been focused on the trade tension between the United States and China, there is another trade hot potato that warrants close monitoring....

THE BOTTOM LINE

IN a series of tweets this week, President Donald Trump announced that he was a "Tariff Man", trumpeting the revenue raised by tariffs and declaring that import taxes would maximise the...

[GENEVA] The World Trade Organization agreed on Wednesday to hear complaints from a range of countries over new US steel and aluminium tariffs, as well as complaints from Washington over...

[SINGAPORE] A liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo from the United States has arrived in China, the first such cargo since Beijing imposed a tariff on US imports, shipping data from Refinitiv Eikon...

AMERICA'S corporate bosses could be excused if they don't agree with US President Donald Trump's boasts that a trade war is "easy to win". They can just reflect on the...

COMMENTARY

DONALD Trump may well be the best thing that has happened to South-east Asia's humble electronics industry in quite a while. Relatively small, and frankly not as sexy as their North Asia...

[WASHINGTON] The United States on Monday launched five separate World Trade Organization dispute actions challenging retaliatory tariffs imposed by China, the European Union, Canada, Mexico and...