White House: Trump gets "in-depth" China trade briefing

The White House says President Donald Trump has received an "in-depth" briefing on trade with China and its economy......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 13th, 2018

Trump Fires First in China Trade War – Tech Looks on Nervously

Is it ever a quiet week at the White House? After Donald Trump fired H.R. McMaster as national security advisor, replacing him with Bush Jr-era hawk John Boston, the President launched his… The post Trump .....»»

Category: topSource: redherring4 hr. 9 min. ago

What Happens Next In The Global Trade War: A Q&A With Goldman Sachs

Today, according to Politico, the White House will unveil its plan to hit China with tariffs and other trade restrictions, one day ahead of schedule as President Trump is slated to outline the results of U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer's i.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 21st, 2018

Trump to Ramp Up Trade Restraints on China

The White House is preparing to crack down on what it says are improper Chinese trade practices by making it significantly more difficult for Chinese firms to acquire advanced U.S. technology or invest in American companies......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 20th, 2018

In Targeting China, Trump Could Hit a Big U.S. Export

The White House is considering limiting visas to Chinese students as part of measures targeting Beijing over its trade practices. That could hit one sector where the U.S. runs a big trade surplus: higher education......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 16th, 2018

Foreign-Student Enrollments at Risk as Trump Targets China

The U.S. runs a global trade surplus in the education sector, in no small part due to China. But the White House is considering limiting visas to Chinese students as part of a package of measures to punish Beijing’s trade practices......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 16th, 2018

Kudlow backs strong dollar, tough China stance as Trump adviser

Incoming White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow signaled that President Donald Trump would support a strong dollar, pursue a second phase of his tax overhaul to make cuts permanent and take a tougher line on trade with China......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 15th, 2018

U.S. pressing China to cut trade surplus by $100 billion: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is pressing China to cut its trade surplus with the United States by $100 billion, a White House spokeswoman said on Wednesday, clarifying a tweet last week from President Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 15th, 2018

Trump admin pressing China to cut trade surplus by $100 bn: White House

China reported its 2017 US trade surplus as $276 billion, also about two thirds of its reported global surplus of $422.5 billion.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 14th, 2018

White House Looks to Slash China"s Bilateral Trade Surplus by $100 Billion

The Trump administration is pressing China to reduce Beijing’s bilateral trade surplus by $100 billion, a spokeswoman said,.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 14th, 2018

Key Words: Schumer says China is ‘rapacious’ but Trump tariffs aren’t targeted

Even as Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer sharply criticizes China’s trade policy on the Senate floor on Wednesday, he also criticizes the planned 25% tariffs on steel and 10% on aluminum being weighed by the White House......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 7th, 2018

Frontrunning: March 7

Cohn’s Exit Leaves Hard-Liners Ascendant in White House (BBG) Trade skeptics gain upper hand in White House as Cohn quits (Reuters) Trump Alienates Allies Needed for a Trade Fight With China (.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 7th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Is there an agreement to renew trade talks? China says yes, but White House says no

A senior Chinese official said the government will soon reconvene discussions with the U.S. on trade disputes, amid concerns that Trump administration tariffs on steel and aluminum may pitch the world’s largest economies toward a trade war......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 4th, 2018

White House announces plan for heavy tariffs on imported steel, possibly triggering trade war with China

President Trump said Thursday he would sign an ord.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMar 1st, 2018

U.S.-China trade war heats up

Last month, the U.S. government released a national security strategy document – the first of the Trump White House – that labelled China, Iran Russia, North Korea and Isis as “America Firs.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJan 22nd, 2018

We"re about to find out if Trump meant anything he said about taking a jackhammer to global trade deals

Mark Lyons / Stringer / Getty Images In the coming weeks the White House will make trade decisions about a number of goods ranging from steel to solar panels. Mostly, these decisions are about attacking China, b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 16th, 2018

Trump Warns Xi That "Disappointing" Surge In China Trade Deficit Is "Not Sustainable"

President Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping, held a call yesterday, according to the White House. While P.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 16th, 2018

Trump told Xi U.S."s trade deficit with China is unsustainable: White House

President Donald Trump told President Xi Jinping of China that the U.S.'s trade deficit with Beijing is "not sustainable," the White House said in a readout of the leaders' call. The two spoke on Monday and Tr.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 16th, 2018

Beyond Trump-Xi Bond, White House Looks to Toughen China Policy

The administration is investigating trade actions against China as it looks to fundamentally challenge Chinese trade practices and reject a tradition of eking out concessions from Beijing around high-level meetings......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 19th, 2017

Why Steve Bannon talked to a progressive magazine about his biggest plans for the Trump administration

White House chief strategist Steve Bannon spoke to the progressive-leaning magazine The American Prospect about his plans for US-China trade policy. The call between Bannon and American Prospect writer Robert Kuttner covered .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 17th, 2017

Trump White House to look into China"s trade practices

President Trump plans to get tougher on trade with China......»»

Category: topSource: moneyAug 12th, 2017