Trump, Abe fail to agree on US tariff exemption for Japan

Trump, Abe fail to agree on US tariff exemption for Japan

Palm Beach, Apr 19 (AP/UNB) — President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday they had failed to reach a deal that would exempt Japan from new U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs, as Abe had wanted.

 
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Trump, Abe fail to agree on US tariff exemption for Japan

Palm Beach, Apr 19 (AP/UNB) — President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday they had failed to reach a deal that would exempt Japan...

Japan fiscal year trade surplus with US up nearly 6 percent

Japan has reported that its trade surplus with the U.S. grew nearly 6 percent in the fiscal year through March.

Asian stocks rise after Wall Street gains for 2nd day  

Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday after Beijing added to a swelling trade dispute with Washington by hiking tariffs on U.S. sorghum.

China's economic growth holds steady at 6.8 percent

Beijing, Apr 17 (AP/UNB) — China's economic growth held steady in the quarter ending in March, buoyed by investment and rapid growth in e-commerce amid mounting trade tensions with Washington.

China denies Xi comments aimed at settling US dispute

Beijing, Apr 12 (AP/UNB)  — China's government on Thursday denied President Xi Jinping's promise of market-opening measures this week was aimed at settling a tariff dispute with Washington...

China's president promises to cut auto import tariff  

Beijing, Apr 10 (AP/UNB) — President Xi Jinping has promised to cut China's auto import tariffs and ease restrictions on foreign ownership in its auto industry amid an...

China bans exports to North Korea of weapons-related goods

Beijing, Apr 9 (AP/UNB)  — China has banned exports to North Korea of electronics and other goods that can be used in making weapons, tightening U.N. sanctions imposed...

UN, Singapore concerned about rising trade tensions  

Beijing, Apr 8 (AP/UNB) — The U.N. secretary-general and the Singaporean foreign minister voiced concerns about global trade tensions and rising protectionism during back-to-back meetings in Beijing on...

White House sends mixed signals on trade fight; markets dive

Washington, Apr 8 (AP/UNB) — The trade clash between President Donald Trump and China's government is escalating, with Beijing pledging to "counterattack with great strength" if Trump follows...

China vows to fight US 'at any cost' as trade spat worsens

Washington, Apr 6 (AP/UNB) — China vowed on Friday to fight the U.S. "at any cost" after President Donald Trump proposed slapping an additional $100 billion in tariffs...

 
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Trump, Abe fail to agree on US tariff exemption for Japan

Palm Beach, Apr 19 (AP/UNB) — President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday they had failed to reach a deal that would exempt Japan ...

China's economic growth holds steady at 6.8 percent

Beijing, Apr 17 (AP/UNB) — China's economic growth held steady in the quarter ending in March, buoyed by investment and rapid growth in e-commerce amid mounting trade tensions with Washington.

Asian stocks rise after Wall Street gains for 2nd day  

Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday after Beijing added to a swelling trade dispute with Washington by hiking tariffs on U.S. sorghum.

Japan fiscal year trade surplus with US up nearly 6 percent

Japan has reported that its trade surplus with the U.S. grew nearly 6 percent in the fiscal year through March.