• Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:43
    Trump hits China with tariffs on another $200 bn in goods
    US President Donald Trump on Monday defied warnings and escalated the trade confrontation with China, hitting the country with tariffs starting next week on another $200 billion in imports and threatening to target even more if Beijing retaliates.
  • Sun, 16 Sep 2018 12:59
    US to impose tariffs on $200 bn in Chinese goods: reports
    Washington - US President Donald Trump has decided to impose tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports and could make the announcement in the coming days, US media reported.
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  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
    Checks on imports of Chinese pork stepped up at Suvarnabhumi after swine fever reports
    AMID GROWING concern over an epidemic of African swine fever in China, Suvarnabhumi Airport will step up
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 14:39
    Asian markets sink on fresh trade fears after Trump remarks
    Hong Kong and Shanghai led a broad sell-off across most Asian markets Monday after Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on all Chinese imports, ramping up fears of an all-out trade war between the world's top two economies.
  • Thu, 06 Sep 2018 08:43
    Jakarta hikes import duties to ease pressure on rupiah
    Indonesia raised taxes on around 1,140 types of goods - from electronics to luxury cars - yesterday in a bid to curb fast-surging imports and avert a further drop of its currency value amid rising external pressure.
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  • Thu, 23 Aug 2018 14:06
    China hits back at US with counter-tariff
    China has imposed a 25 percent tariff on $16 billion of goods and commodity imports from the United States, the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council announced on Thursday.
  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:01
    China blasts US solar tariffs, takes WTO action
    China has blasted US tariffs on solar panel imports, filing a complaint at the World Trade Organization in the latest salvo of the trade battle between the world's two economic giants.
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 06:55
    Vietnam stops bitcoin mining imports
    Vietnamese businesses and individuals have stopped importing bitcoin mining equipment to the country since the beginning of July, according to the HCM City Customs Department.
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  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:00
    Import of N Korean coal by the South raises concerns
    There is a Korean saying that “the foot of the candle is dark”. It sometimes refers to a situation in which you are not well aware of something happening to you or what you are doing. The adage seems to fit well into the suspected South Korean imports of internationally banned North Korean coal. 
  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018 06:48
    US to impose tariffs on $16 bil. in Chinese imports
    The United States on Tuesday said it will impose additional 25 percent duties on another $16 billion in Chinese imports starting Aug. 23 in an escalating trade war between the world's two biggest economies.
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2018 01:00
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  • Thu, 02 Aug 2018 14:48
    Asian markets' losses build on fears over brewing trade war
    Asian markets sank Thursday on mounting trade war fears after the US warned it was looking at more than doubling threatened tariffs on a range of Chinese imports.
  • Thu, 02 Aug 2018 06:48
    US may raise tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods to 25%: officials
    The United States may jack up the tariff rate on the next $200 billion in Chinese imports it plans to target as it pressures Beijing to reform its trade practices, US officials said Wednesday.
  • Thu, 12 Jul 2018 07:04
    Stocks tumble as global trade war flares up
    World stocks fell Wednesday after Washington threatened to hammer Beijing with tariffs on a further $200 billion of Chinese imports, ratcheting up the global trade war.
  • Thu, 12 Jul 2018 01:00
    Pigs, paws and pistachios: US goods face tariffs in China
    From pig heads to pistachios to whiskey, China’s proposed list of targeted US products for higher border taxes could take a bite out of bilateral trade between the world’s top two economies. After Washington imposed new tariffs on billions of Chinese imports just past the stroke of midnight last Friday, Beijing hit back immediately dollar for dollar.
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