Survey Suggests Economy Slowing Down In 9 Midwest StatesA new monthly survey of business leaders suggests the economy is slowing down in nine Midwest and Plains states as the U.S. trade war with China continues.
Trade War's Tariffs Costing Minnesota-Owned Manufacturers Profits, BusinessAccording to the advocacy group, Tariffs Hurt the Heartland, Minnesota businesses have paid an extra $704 million in import taxes on products subject to the Trump Administration tariffs. That includes $72 million just in September.
'A Glimmer Of Hope': China Drops Plans To Impose Added Ag TariffsChina says it would not impose additional tariffs on U.S. pork, soybeans and other agricultural commodities.
Big Farms Find Easy Ways Around Trump Trade Aid LimitsWhen President Donald Trump's administration announced a $12 billion aid package for farmers struggling under the financial strain of his trade dispute with China, the payments were capped. But many large farming operations had no trouble finding legal ways around them, records provided to The Associated Press under the Freedom of Information Act show.
Toymakers Anxious Over Next Round Of TariffsThe growing trade war between the U.S. and China could well become the "Grinch Who Stole Christmas." At least that's the fear of the American toy industry, which is meeting in the Twin Cities this week.
Best Buy Warns Of Higher Prices For Consumers Due To Tariffs On Chinese GoodsBest Buy's outgoing CEO warned Thursday that U.S. shoppers will likely see prices rise if the next round of tariffs on Chinese goods happens.
'Wait And See': China Still Mulling Retaliation In Trade War With U.S.Companies were bracing Monday for how Beijing might retaliate against President Trump's escalation of a fight over technology and trade that threatens to disrupt a Chinese economic recovery.
Trump Admin. Steps Up Pressure On China With Threat Of More TariffsEarlier Friday, the U.S. increased tariffs on approximately $200 billion worth of Chinese goods from 10 percent to 25 percent.
Trump: 'Process Is In Place' To Boost Tariffs On Even More Chinese GoodsAfter the U.S. increased tariffs from 10 percent to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, President Donald Trump said Friday that the "process is in place" to levy an expanded round of tariffs on effectively the remainder of Chinese imports, totaling $325 billion.
Higher China Tariffs Could Cost Americans $767 AnnuallyTrump tweeted that he intended to hike tariffs on Chinese goods to 25 percent from 10 percent put in place in September.
Trump Says U.S. Will Pull Out Of Intermediate Range Nuke PactPresident Donald Trump says he will pull United States from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia.
China Strikes Back With Tariffs On $60 Billion Of U.S. GoodsThe decision comes following the Trump administration's announcement that it was hitting $200 billion worth of Chinese goods with new tariffs.
Airbnb Contest Prize: Stay At The Great Wall Of ChinaYour stay would include a multi-course dinner, a traditional Chinese concert and a calligraphy class.
Farmers Want Better Trade Deals, Not A BailoutMany farmers remain critical of President Donald Trump's tariffs and the damage done to commodity prices and markets but were appreciative Tuesday that he offered to provide some cash to help offset their losses.
Trump Accuses China Of 'Vicious' Trade TacticsPresident Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China of "vicious" tactics on trade as he prepared for tough negotiations with European leaders in an escalating trade battle among world powers.