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The Trump administration is cracking down on counterfeit sales made through sites like Amazon and Walmart

The announcement came on the heels of a trade deal with China, which includes steps to stem the flow of counterfeit and pirated products into the US.
Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands after signing "phase one" of the U.S.-China trade agreement during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., January 15, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

The next development in trade-war talks hinges on China’s intellectual property plan — and whether the US will accept it

The market has priced in the US-China negotiations "and that, sooner or later, there will be a real deal," Wharton professor Mauro Guillen said.

Trump’s defiance of Congress on EU auto tariffs is ‘just plain illegal,’ economist Paul Krugman says

The president isn't "a dictator free to set tariffs wherever he likes without even offering an explanation," the Nobel Prize-winning economist argued.

Experts question whether China can fulfill phase-one trade promises to the US

"The numbers are even more unrealistic than first believed," said Chad Bown, a trade policy expert at PIIE.
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Trump’s threatened tariffs would increase car prices by thousands of dollars, economists say

One economic research group estimated that price increases would range between $1,400 and $7,000, citing a deeply intertwined global auto market.
2020 World Economic Forum in Davos

Trump made some eyebrow-raising statements about the US economy in his big speech at Davos — here are the facts behind five bold claims

Trump made five bold claims about the US economy at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. Here are the facts about them.

China tariffs could stay on even after a phase-2 trade deal, Mnuchin says

The comments came just days after President Donald Trump said that all tariffs would be removed if a phase-two deal is completed.

‘Tariffs will absolutely bankrupt our business’: US companies warn against Trump’s plans to tax wine and cheese imports

"The proposed tariffs would force the price of these wines to the point where they would be unsellable," one company told the US trade office.

A quick guide to what Trump’s 94-page trade deal with China included — and left out

The text offered for the first time the details of what will be expected in a new chapter of relations between the two largest economies.

China confirms plans to sign phase-one trade deal with US next week

The statement offered the first official confirmation that China would participate in a signing ceremony President Donald Trump announced last month.