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US Chamber of Commerce warns Trump against China tariffs

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 21:00:31 GMT2018-03-15T21:00:31Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- America's largest business lobby is warning President Donald Trump against slapping big tariffs on Chinese imports. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is sounding the alarm as the White House weighs whether to punish China for forcing U.S. companies to hand technology to Chinese companies....

US trading partners, businesses say tariffs will backfire

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 10:40:51 GMT2018-03-09T10:40:51Z

BRUSSELS (AP) -- The Trump administration's decision to impose tariffs on aluminum and steel imports drew warnings Friday from businesses and U.S. trading partners that the measure could backfire, provoking a trade war without resolving the problems it's intended to address....

China's February exports surge, trade surplus widens

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 05:22:12 GMT2018-03-08T05:22:12Z

BEIJING (AP) -- China's exports surged in February while its politically sensitive trade surplus widened amid mounting tension with Washington....

US trade gap rises to $56.6 billion, highest since 2008

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 13:44:58 GMT2018-03-07T13:44:58Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. trade deficit rose in January to the highest level since October 2008, defying President Donald Trump's efforts to bring more balance to America's trade with the rest of the world....