Taiwan trade talks advance; U.S. will start official negotiations in the fall

Aug 22, 2022
An Indiana delegation is on the island seeking to expand academic and business ties, in particular bringing semiconductor production to the states.
The trade talks may encourage Taiwanese companies to build semiconductor factories in the United States.
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Britain risks trade deals with EU, U.S. with unilateral Brexit change

Sep 11, 2020
Northern Ireland border comes back as a stumbling block for British-EU relations.
Michel Barnier, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, arrives with members of his team for more Brexit trade talks on Sept. 9, in London, England, as anti-Brexit protesters follow him.
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What to expect from the meeting between Trump and China's Xi at the G-20

Jun 27, 2019
After brinkmanship and blunders, there's cautious optimism in China that the leaders can defuse trade tensions.
U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping pose before a sideline meeting at the 2017 G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany.
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How long will the trade war with China last?

May 13, 2019
The U.S. has raised tariffs on Chinese goods, and now China has retaliated.
A container ship unloads its cargo at the main port terminal in Long Beach, California, on May 10. China warned on May 13 that it will "never surrender to external pressure" after the United States ordered tariffs on almost all Chinese exports.

Trump says China tariffs help, not hurt U.S., talks still on

May 10, 2019
The U.S. raised tariffs on Chinese imports, escalating tensions between the world's two biggest economies.
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The U.S. wants China to buy more American goods to help lower the trade deficit. Does it work that way?

May 18, 2018
There’s been a little bit of confusion these past couple days on how trade talks with China are going. U.S. officials told CNN that China had offered to bump up purchases of American goods by $200 billion. Chinese officials said that’s not true. The Trump administration believes that the trade deficit with China could be brought […]