The ties that bind: the U.S. and Chinese economies

Dec 6, 2016
Tensions are rising, but their futures may be inextricably linked.
Two women running business of banners pose with a support banner for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at Yiwu International Trade Centre on November 10, 2016 in Jinhua, Zhejiang Province of China. 

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Trump reignites a long-standing debate on trade

May 27, 2016
There are lots of reasons to care if there's a trade war.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop at the Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts on May 2, 2016 in Carmel, Indiana.
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China gets punished after charges it underpriced steel

Mar 2, 2016
Citing dumping, the U.S. imposes tough tariffs. Does Washington do that enough?
Steel pipes are seen at a port to be loaded onto ships for export to various countries in Lianyungang, eastern China's Jiangsu province on December 1, 2015. 
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The reality behind Trump's call for higher tariffs

Jan 15, 2016
Donald Trump is calling for tariffs against China — but how effective are they?

U.S. deals make it a big week in global trade

Nov 13, 2014
The U.S. cleared hurdles to send two major trade agreements forward.

US sugar policy leaves sour taste for candy makers

Aug 27, 2014
New tariffs are another policy win for U.S. growers, and prices will stay high.

Obama plans WTO complaint against China

Sep 17, 2012
The Obama administration is expected to announce a World Trade Organization complaint against Chinese subsidies for auto parts exports today at a campaign stop in Ohio.

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U.S. puts tariffs on Chinese solar panels

May 18, 2012
The U.S. believes China is dumping solar panels at below-market prices in America and has hit back with a penalty of 31 percent. That tariff is surprisingly steep and many in China are not reacting well. Could they backfire?

U.S. to impose tariffs on Chinese solar panels

Mar 21, 2012
The U.S. will impose new tariffs on cheap Chinese solar panels. The new duties will be low. Analysts say it's not likely to spark a trade war.