TRADE TENSIONS

THE European Union (EU) is ready to engage with the US to solve a trade row triggered by its decision to impose tariffs on European metals, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said on Thursday.

[BRUSSELS] The European Union will begin charging import duties of 25 per cent on a range of US products on Friday, in response to US tariffs imposed on EU steel and aluminium early this month, the...

[BEIJING] Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on another US$200 billion of Chinese imports could cut as much as half a percentage point from the nation’s economic growth, according to economists.

[SHANGHAI] Stocks in Asia rebounded from recent losses on Wednesday as investors sought bargains, a day after the spectre of a US-China trade war rattled global markets, but significant uncertainty...

[WASHINGTON] China has underestimated US President Donald Trump's resolve to impose more tariffs unless it changes its "predatory" trade practices, a White House trade adviser said on...

[SHANGHAI] China’s benchmark equity gauge tumbled to a two-year low in Tuesday and the yuan weakened as a trade dispute with the US intensified.

[SYDNEY] Chinese stocks slumped on Tuesday, with the benchmark gauge falling below 3,000 for the first time since September 2016, amid growing trade tensions with the US.

[BEIJING] China on Tuesday slammed Donald Trump’s threat to impose 10 per cent tariffs on US$200 billion of worth of Chinese goods was “blackmail” and warned it was prepared to take countermeasures...

[TOKYO] Asian stocks extended a global downturn on Tuesday, while the safe-haven yen rose as US President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on Chinese goods in an escalating tit-for-tat trade war...

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods, escalating a tit-for-tat trade war with Beijing.