Business conditions fall from record high after Trump’s tariff announcement: NAB

Business conditions fall from record high after Trump’s tariff announcement: NAB

Posted April 10, 2018 13:26:22 Photo: Business conditions and confidence were highest in the mining sector. (Laurissa Smith) Related Story: Business conditions at record high despite sluggish economy Related Story: China says it will ‘fight to the end’ as US reveals $77 billion tariff plan Business conditions fell sharply last …

Wall Street folds again as US and China raise the tariff stakes

Wall Street folds again as US and China raise the tariff stakes

Posted April 08, 2018 13:08:24 Photo: The list of items hit with tariffs in the US-China trade spat is rapidly expanding, making the likelihood of a negotiated settlement more remote. (ABC News: Matthew Carney) For a bunch of high stakes gamblers, Wall Street traders don’t seem to have much stomach …

China lists $50B of US goods it might hit with 25 per cent tariff as trade war escalates

China lists $50B of US goods it might hit with 25 per cent tariff as trade war escalates

Posted April 05, 2018 00:18:47 Photo: US-China trade tensions were sparked by President Trump’s steel and aluminium tariffs. (AP) China has issued a $US50 billion ($65 billion) list of US goods including soybeans and small aircraft for possible tariff hikes in an escalating and potentially damaging technology dispute with Washington. …

Donald Trump’s China tariff plan: Is this really war or just trade policy as theatre?

Donald Trump’s China tariff plan: Is this really war or just trade policy as theatre?

Updated March 23, 2018 12:50:18 Photo: Donald Trump announced hefty tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminium earlier in March. (Supplied: Reuters/Claro Corte) In the theatre of war that is the Trump administration’s battle with China over its massive two-way trade deficit, the current emphasis is much more on theatre than …

Donald Trump sets $77 billion China tariff plan, edges away from global trade war – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump sets $77 billion China tariff plan, edges away from global trade war – Donald Trump’s America

Updated March 23, 2018 06:03:30 Video: Mr Trump says he views China as a friend. (Photo: AP/Evan Vucci) (ABC News) US President Donald Trump has signed a presidential memorandum that could impose tariffs on up to $US60 billion ($77 billion) of imports from China, although his action was far removed …