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China waives tariffs on some US goods

China just waived import tariffs on more than a dozen US goods. It's the first time Beijing has issued such exemptions since the US-China trade war began.

Republicans may rebel if Trump moves ahead on Mexico tariffs

Republican senators railed against President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs against Mexico in a private lunch on Tuesday with White House and Justice Department officials, who struggled to explain their legal process for implementing the new levies.

Apple growers cheer end of tariff on shipments to Mexico

Apple growers in Washington state are cheering the end of a 20% tariff on apples shipped to Mexico. The demise of the apple tariff was part of a deal reached Friday between the U.S., Canada and Mexico that also involved the removal of steel and aluminum tariffs by the U.S.

Kudlow says Trump-Xi meeting likely next month

Larry Kudlow, President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, said Sunday there is a "strong possibility" Trump will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 economic summit in Japan next month and said he expects China to retaliate against the US for its increase last week in tariffs on Chinese goods as Beijing has indicated it would.

Why Trump upended US-China trade talks

President Donald Trump emerged from a briefing at the end of last week convinced China was stalling after months of forward progress in trade negotiations. Frustrated, Trump sent shockwaves through global markets by threatening to hike tariffs, catching everyone off guard.

Trump welcomes Chinese trade negotiators amid border drama

It could be a make-or-break week for the delicate trade negotiations between the United States and China as they drift further beyond the ambitious 90-day clock set last year by the leaders of the world's two largest economic superpowers.

Trump: Auto imports don't threaten national security

President Donald Trump said Friday he doesn't see car imports as a national security threat, even though he has considered using national security justifications to slap tariffs on foreign automobiles and auto parts.

Trump eyes auto tariffs in EU standoff

President Donald Trump placed more pressure on the stalled trade talks with the European Union Wednesday, threatening tariffs on European automobiles if no deal is reached.