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US companies' message to Donald Trump: Don't expand China tariffs

June 17, 2019 1:32 pm

Hundreds of businesses, trade groups and individuals have written to complain that the additional import taxes would drive up prices for consumers, squeeze profits and leave US companies at a competitive disadvantage to foreign rivals.

Almonds to apples, Centre plans retaliatory tariffs on 29 US items

June 15, 2019 4:11 am

The move comes almost two weeks after the Trump administration announced its decision to withdraw India’s duty-free benefits under the US select trade programme and may hit imports of products like almonds, apples, pears, chickpeas and walnuts.

Walmart says higher China tariffs will increase prices for US shoppers

May 17, 2019 2:13 pm

Bentonville, Arkansas-based Walmart called out the impact of tariffs on consumers after Macy's Inc delivered a similar warning on Wednesday

India, US may agree on trade package

July 07, 2018 1:36 am

Officials of both the countries are likely to meet later this month in Washington to wrap up negotiations on a “mutually-acceptable trade package”.

India to provide tariff concessions on 3,142 items to APTA members

July 02, 2018 5:45 pm

With the implementation of this decision, the coverage of preferences of total tariff lines for each member would come of 10,677 products, up from 4,270 items at the conclusion of the third round.

Trump trade chief vows to protect US interests against EU tariffs

June 27, 2018 7:20 am

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer lashed out on Tuesday against retaliatory tariffs imposed by the European Union, China and other World Trade Organization members, saying that the United States would "take all necessary actions" to protect its interests.

Donald Trump escalates trade war, threatens 20 per cent tariff on EU cars

June 22, 2018 10:33 pm

The EU tariffs on $3.4 billion worth of U.S. products are in retaliation for duties the Trump administration has imposed on European steel and aluminum and are seen as "rebalancing charges".

China says will 'fight back firmly' if US publishes additional tariffs

June 19, 2018 8:41 am

China will fight back firmly with "qualitative" and "quantitative" measures if the United States publishes an additional list of tariffs on Chinese goods, the commerce ministry said, accusing the US of initiating a trade war.

Trump told Apple CEO iPhones will be spared from China tariffs -NYT

June 19, 2018 8:24 am

President Donald Trump told Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook that the US government would not levy tariffs on iPhones assembled in China, the New York Times reported on Monday, citing a source familiar with the negotiations.

Mexico looks to Europe after slapping tariffs on US pork

June 06, 2018 1:35 pm

After US President Donald Trump imposed steel and aluminum tariffs on its NAFTA trading partners, Mexico on Tuesday retaliated against pork, steel and products ranging from light fittings to bourbon.