Order of 200,000 Germany-bound masks from a 3M factory in China “confiscated” in Bangkok, said Berlin Secretary of Interior Geisel, calling it an “act of modern piracy." Canada's Trudeau calls US blockade of equipment a mistake that could backfire.
As Trump heads to India on his first official trip on Monday, negotiators have been trying for weeks to put together a limited accord giving the US greater access to India's dairy and poultry markets.
US President Trump signed a trade agreement with China that is expected to boost exports from US farmers and manufacturers and is aimed at lowering tensions in a long-running dispute between the economic powers.
Vice Premier Liu He, Beijing’s chief envoy in talks with Washington over their tariff war, will sign phase one of the trade deal which includes China buying more American farm goods.
Fight to make tech giants pay their fair share of tax threatens to trigger trade war between the the US and European Union.
The United States has threatened to impose tariffs on French goods in response to a law passed in the French parliament taxing American digital giants.
A report from the US Trade Representative's office found the tax penalises American tech companies like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon.
Tariffs come amid an ongoing trade war between the US and China and could risk destabilising the global economy further.
The first minister-level meetings in more than two months between the world's two biggest economies are set to begin on Thursday.
The agreement, if finalised as planned next month, would cool a trade dispute between the two allies just as a trade war between the United States and China escalates.
Huawei was placed by Washington on a blacklist in mid-May that effectively blocks US firms from doing business with the Shenzhen-based firm.
Rhetoric on both sides has hardened despite an agreement in June by Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping to revive efforts at ending the costly fight over China's technology ambitions and trade surplus.
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