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U.S. puts off a decision on auto tariffs; Japan to lower its tariffs on beef and pork to TPP levels.

Sat, 10:24 AM

From the latest issue of Inside U.S. Trade.

Fri, 1:31 PM

“Trade policy uncertainty seems to be playing a role in the global slowdown and in weak manufacturing and capital spending in the United States.”

Fri, 12:23 PM

“Our great American companies are hereby ordered to immediately start looking for an alternative to China.”

Fri, 11:56 AM

President Trump is due to meet with his Japanese counterpart this weekend in Biarritz, France.

Fri, 10:24 AM
By Brett Fortnam

The Trump administration announced on Friday that tariffs the U.S. is imposing on China will be ratcheted up five percentage points, raising the 25 percent tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods to 30 percent and the 10 percent tariffs set to go into effect on Sept. 1 and Dec. 15 to 15 percent.

By Isabelle Hoagland

Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi on Friday said Washington and Tokyo agreed upon sectors to be included in a potential bilateral trade deal and can advance to working-level details.

By Maria Curi

U.S. exporters and business groups on Friday decried China’s announcement that it will impose tariffs on $75 billion worth of U.S. goods starting next month.

By Brett Fortnam

The Chinese government has announced plans to impose tariffs on $75 billion worth of U.S. goods, including retaliatory tariffs on cars, according to Chinese state-run media.

By Isabelle Hoagland

As President Trump gets set to jet to France this week for the G7 summit, senior administration officials say trade will be the first and foremost policy issue on his agenda in bilateral meetings with the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, France, Japan and India.

By Brett Fortnam

China will soon release a list of foreign companies that will be subject to tighter trade restrictions, a spokesman from China’s Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday.



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