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Congress just kicked Trump’s trade deal in the teeth for all the right reasons

President Donald Trump can kiss his dream of an ambitious trade deal with China goodbye, thanks to two bills Congress passed to uphold human rights.

Trump’s trade wars were supposed to rescue US manufacturing and agriculture. But his policies have made them significantly worse.

Trump is back as "Tariff Man" as he ramps up the trade war to shore up manufacturing and agriculture. But his combative approach is hurting them.

Forget Trump’s rhetoric, phase 1 of a trade deal with China is reportedly close after all

Bloomberg reported that the US and China are close to an agreement on the specifics of tariff relief before they are set to rise on December 15.

Wine, cheese, makeup, and handbags: Here are all of the French products the Trump administration could hit with tariffs of up to 100%

The steep tariffs would cover household products ranging from French food and alcohol to luxury items.
Wilbur Ross.

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross supports delaying a trade deal until after the 2020 election, saying it eliminates an advantage for China

Ross noted that the US can weather the trade-war storm, and that Trump is "perfectly happy to continue with the tariffs as we have."
A China Shipping Line container ship at the Port of Los Angeles.

China warns it could soon blacklist select US companies as the global trade war flares

The blacklist's release was sped up to rebuke the US House of Representative's Xinjiang bill, China-backed Global Times tweeted Tuesday.

Trump has no deadline for striking a trade deal with China — and says it might be ‘better to wait until after the election’

"The China trade deal is dependent on one thing — do I want to make it," Trump told reporters in London on Tuesday.
An Airbus A350-1000 and a Boeing sign at the 2019 Paris Air Show.

The tariff fight over the world’s biggest plane makers is heating up after the US claimed Boeing’s rival Airbus was given ‘market-di...

The World Trade Organization rejected the European Union's claim that it had ended subsidies to the French plane maker Airbus.

Trump just slapped tariffs on Brazil and Argentina to try and dig himself out of a problem he created

Some economists say Trump is attempting to pressure Argentina and Brazil to limit their cooperation with China as it buys more of their goods.

Chinese manufacturing staged a surprise recovery — rallying to an 8-month high in November

A state survey returned its strongest reading since March, while a private poll signaled the sector expanded at its fastest rate in three years.