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Why China’s Response to Trump’s Tariffs Is So Muted

Why China’s Response to Trump’s Tariffs Is So Muted

Workers at a steel plant in Zouping in China’s Shandong Province. Responding to United States tariffs on steel and aluminum, China on Friday announced tariffs on a variety American goods, including
Tariff Battle: Where the U.S. and Chinese Moves May Lead

Tariff Battle: Where the U.S. and Chinese Moves May Lead

As Beijing absorbed the news about American tariffs, China responded Friday with tariffs of its own. Markets around the world tumbled on the trade restrictions, but the measures are likely to barely
Tariff Battle: Where the U.S. and Chinese Moves May Lead

Tariff Battle: Where the U.S. and Chinese Moves May Lead

As Beijing absorbed the news about American tariffs, China responded Friday with tariffs of its own. Markets around the world tumbled on the trade restrictions, but the measures are likely to barely
Tariff Battle: Where the U.S. and Chinese Moves May Lead

Tariff Battle: Where the U.S. and Chinese Moves May Lead

As Beijing absorbed the news about American tariffs, China responded Friday with tariffs of its own. Markets around the world tumbled on the trade restrictions, but the measures are likely to barely
Misreading Trump: Ally Japan Is Spurned on Tariff Exemptions

Misreading Trump: Ally Japan Is Spurned on Tariff Exemptions

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan with President Trump in New York in September. Japan’s omission from the list of countries temporarily exempted from United States tariffs seemed also a personal
Trump’s Tariffs Keep Allies, Markets and Industry Guessing

Trump’s Tariffs Keep Allies, Markets and Industry Guessing

“It’s the best we could do, sir,” Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Thursday when questioned in the House about the piecemeal tariff exemption process for American companies that use imported

What Bananas Tell Us About Trade Wars

The banana wars were spats that escalated, tariff by tariff, into a decades-long dispute between the United States and the European Union.
Strong Reactions to U.S. Trade Moves

Strong Reactions to U.S. Trade Moves

The French president Emmanuel Macron in Brussels on Friday.

What Bananas Tell Us About Trade Wars

The banana wars were spats that escalated, tariff by tariff, into a decades-long dispute between the United States and the European Union.

How Trade Wars Begin

The banana wars of the 1990s were spats that escalated, tariff by tariff, into a decades-long dispute between the United States and the European Union.
Strong Reactions to U.S. Trade Moves

Strong Reactions to U.S. Trade Moves

The French president Emmanuel Macron in Brussels on Friday.
Trump’s Tariffs Keep Allies, Markets and Industry Guessing

Trump’s Tariffs Keep Allies, Markets and Industry Guessing

“It’s the best we could do, sir,” Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Thursday when questioned in the House about the piecemeal tariff exemption process for American companies that use imported
Trump Gets First Major Trade Deal as South Korea Looks to Avoid Tariffs

Trump Gets First Major Trade Deal as South Korea Looks to Avoid Tariffs

Kim Hyun-chong, the South Korean trade minister, in Seoul on Monday. The Trade Ministry agreed to adhere to a quota of 2.68 million tons of steel exports to the United States a year, roughly 70
Trump Gets First Major Trade Deal as South Korea Looks to Avoid Tariffs

Trump Gets First Major Trade Deal as South Korea Looks to Avoid Tariffs

Kim Hyun-chong, the South Korean trade minister, in Seoul on Monday. The Trade Ministry agreed to adhere to a quota of 2.68 million tons of steel exports to the United States a year, roughly 70
Trump Gets First Major Trade Deal as South Korea Looks to Avoid Tariffs

Trump Gets First Major Trade Deal as South Korea Looks to Avoid Tariffs

Kim Hyun-chong, the South Korean trade minister, in Seoul on Monday. The Trade Ministry agreed to adhere to a quota of 2.68 million tons of steel exports to the United States a year, roughly 70
The Trade Issue That Most Divides U.S. and China Isn’t Tariffs

The Trade Issue That Most Divides U.S. and China Isn’t Tariffs

The Chinese minister of industry and information technology, Miao Wei, second from left, has underlined Beijing’s determination to stick to its ambitious plan known as Made in China 2025.
The Trade Issue That Most Divides U.S. and China Isn’t Tariffs

The Trade Issue That Most Divides U.S. and China Isn’t Tariffs

The Chinese minister of industry and information technology, Miao Wei, second from left, has underlined Beijing’s determination to stick to its ambitious plan known as Made in China 2025.
Trump’s Tariffs Trigger Global Chain Reaction to Halt Imports

Trump’s Tariffs Trigger Global Chain Reaction to Halt Imports

Water poured over hot steel at the direct strip production complex at Essar Steel Algoma in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada announced a series of regulatory changes
Economic Scene: Trump’s China Policy Has a Flaw: It Makes China the Winner

Economic Scene: Trump’s China Policy Has a Flaw: It Makes China the Winner

A man rides past shipping containers in Shanghai. President Trump’s tariffs signal an end to a policy of seeking to integrate China’s economy with the West.
Trump Secures Trade Deal With South Korea Ahead of Nuclear Talks

Trump Secures Trade Deal With South Korea Ahead of Nuclear Talks

The assembly line at the General Motors plant in Lansing, Mich.