Trade Policy

The Latest: White House says Trump 'likes and respects' May

Jul 13, 2018

The White House press secretary is offering reassurance that President Donald Trump "likes and respects" British Prime Minister Theresa May "very much."

Chinese premier praises EU, says free trade must be upheld

Jul 7, 2018

The Chinese premier says free trade and international cooperation need to be upheld to avoid a slowdown of the recovery of the global economy

EU warns Trump: auto tariffs could lead to $300B retaliation

Jul 2, 2018

The EU is slamming U.S. President Donald Trump's investigation into auto imports saying the move breaks world trade rules as possible new tariffs loom

EU chief says Europe must prepare for the worst with Trump

Jun 27, 2018

European Council President Donald Tusk says the EU must prepare for the worst due to the policies of U.S. President Donald Trump as a trade war looms between Washington and Brussels

EU trade chief says US was warned of tariff consequences

Jun 26, 2018

The EU's top trade official says the U.S. knew it would face consequences if it slapped tariffs on European steel and aluminum imports, as motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson readies to move some factories overseas

OPEC agrees to pump more oil but crude prices jump anyway

Jun 22, 2018

The OPEC oil countries have agreed to increase their production by almost 1 million barrels a day. Analysts say the move should help contain the recent rise in global energy prices.

EU imposes tariffs on US peanuts, motorcycles and whiskey

Jun 22, 2018

The European Union is enforcing tariffs on $3.4 billion in U.S. products as of Friday in retaliation to duties the Trump administration has put on European steel and aluminum

EU to tax Harleys, bourbon and other US goods from Friday

Jun 20, 2018

The European Union will start imposing duties on a list of U.S. products as of Friday in response to President Donald Trump's decision to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Europe

EU extends sanctions against Russia for a year over Crimea

Jun 18, 2018

The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula in 2014

Mattis: Trade dispute with Europe won't damage security ties

Jun 6, 2018

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he does not expect the dispute with European allies over U.S. import tariffs to damage military and security relations

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