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U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping pose for a photo ahead of their bilateral meeting during the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, June 29, 2019

Trump says US will lower China tariffs as part of interim trade agreement

Trump said the US would lower the tariff rate on China to 7.5% and cancel plans to target virtually all imports from that country on Sunday.
US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at a bilateral meeting at the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 29, 2019.

Trump calls report on China trade deal ‘completely wrong’

The Wall Street Journal reported a day earlier that US negotiators had offered to lower tariffs on roughly $360 billion worth of Chinese products.

Trump blocks global trade referee powers just ahead of planned China escalation

The WTO move comes as Trump escalates protectionism on multiple fronts, including through plans to extend tariffs to all imports from China on Sunday.
USMCA signing ceremony at the G20 in Buenos Aires

Democrats and White House announce NAFTA rewrite, giving Trump a win as his impeachment scandal rages

Trump made a pledge to scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement a center of his campaign in 2016, calling it the "worst trade deal ever made."
Trump heads to Fayetteville

Companies have dodged Trump’s tariffs in China, undermining a key argument for the trade war

US-based companies have warned of similar dilemmas, saying relocating to the US would be too costly or impractical in many cases.

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.

Trump plans to move forward with more China tariffs this month, report says

Previous reports indicated further tariffs could be delayed as part of a broader trade agreement the US and China announced in October.
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 administration proposes slapping new tariffs on $2.4 billion worth of French goods to retaliate against big tech tax

Critics said the tax has disproportionately hit large-scale technology companies that are based in the US.
A Toyota automaker employee moves an engine at the Toyota engine assembly line in Huntsville, Alabama November 13, 2009.

Trump pledged to revive the manufacturing sector. But it just fell deeper into a recession.

President Donald Trump won over Rust Belt states in 2016 on pledges to revive American manufacturing.