Showing posts with label tariffs. Show all posts
Showing posts with label tariffs. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

China says will hit back after US proposes fresh tariffs on $200 billion on goods

China says will hit back after US proposes fresh tariffs
China has accused the US of bullying and warned it would hit back after the Trump administration raised the stakes in their trade dispute, threatening 10% tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods.

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Russia introduces additional taxes on US goods: ministry

World Trade Organization (WTO)
Russia has introduced additional import tariffs of 25-40 percent for a range of US goods, including construction and road machinery, oil, gas and metals industry equipment and optic fiber, the Russian Economic Development Ministry said Friday.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

China Issues US Travel Warning amid Trade Tensions

China Issues US Travel Warning
China's embassy in Washington has issued a security advisory to Chinese nationals traveling to the United States, the latest such warning as trade tensions escalate between the two countries.

Monday, July 2, 2018

EU threatens to hit back with $300B in new tariffs on U.S.

$300B in new tariffs on U.S.
The European Union has warned it might impose up to $300 billion worth of tariffs on the United States if President Donald Trump follows through on a threat of new fiscal penalties on European vehicles.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Trump asks US representatives not to endorse G7 communique

Trump asks US representatives not to endorse G7 communique
US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he has instructed US representatives not to endorse the joint communique released at the end of the Group of Seven (G7) summit in Quebec, Canada.

Saturday, June 9, 2018

G7 summit kicks off in Canada amid trade disputes between U.S., allies

G7 summit kicks off in Canada amid trade disputes between U.S., allies
The Group of Seven (G7) summit, which kicked off here on Friday, is expected to be a tough meeting between the United States and its allies amid raising concerns over U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Mexico counterattacks with tariffs in trade war launched by US

Mexico counterattacks with tariffs in trade war launched by US
The Mexican government on Thursday announced that it will respond to the US imposition of tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from its southern neighbor, Canada and the European Union with "equivalent measures on different products."

US hits EU, Canada and Mexico with steel, aluminium tariffs

US hits EU, Canada and Mexico with steel, aluminium tariffs
The US said today it was moving ahead with tariffs on aluminium and steel imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

La Chine et les États-Unis renoncent à une guerre commerciale

La Chine et les États-Unis renoncent à une guerre commerciale
La Chine et les Etats-Unis ont décidé de renoncer à toute guerre commerciale et à l'augmentation des droits de douane, a déclaré le vice-Premier ministre chinois Liu He, a annoncé dimanche l'agence officielle Xinhua.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Russia not to hold talks with Ukraine on EU association deal if Kiev ratifies treaty

Russia will not hold consultations with Ukraine on the text of the Association Agreement with the European Union and will take unilateral action to protect its national economic interests, if Kiev continues to hold an unconstructive position and will ratify the treaty, Russian Minister of Economic Development Alexei Ulyukayev told reporters on Wednesday.

“He (Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin) said the issues of ratification and the very agreement were not linked.

Friday, June 27, 2014

Russia warns of "grave consequences" of Ukraine-EU deal

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin warned of "grave consequences" for Ukraine's signing of association agreements with the European Union (EU) on Friday.

The moves could bring aggravations in the future, Karasin said, although the signing of such significant documents is the right of every sovereign state.

"There is no doubt that the signing (of the EU deal) by Ukraine and Moldova will have major consequences, but we should calculate its implications in order to avoid future misunderstandings and suspicions," the Interfax news agency quoted him as saying.

EU signs association accords with Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova

The European Union signed free-trade and political cooperation agreements with Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova on Friday as the three former soviet republics took a historic step away from Russian influence and closer to a future in Europe.

The accord falls short of full EU membership but offers deep economic integration and tariff-free access to the EU’s 500 million consumers.

"This is a great day for Europe... the European Union stands by your side today more than ever before," European Council head Herman Van Rompuy said at the ceremony with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Ministers Irakli Garibashvili of Georgia and Iurie Leanca of Moldova.

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