Government, Business

EU Trade Chief to Continue Talks With US

Cecilia Malmstrom European Union’s trade chief, Cecilia Malmstrom (Carolyn Kaster/Bloomberg News)

The European Union’s trade chief, Cecilia Malmstrom, will continue talks with her U.S. counterpart Jan. 10, after the two met earlier the week of Jan. 7 in an effort to tamp down escalating commercial tensions, according to the European Commission.

Jenny Leonard | Bloomberg News
January 10, 2019
Government, Business

US-China Trade Talks End on Note of Cautious Optimism

China US Bloomberg News

The Trump administration wrapped up the latest round of trade talks in Beijing, noting a commitment by China to buy more U.S. agricultural goods, energy and manufactured items.

Andrew Mayeda | Bloomberg News
January 9, 2019
Government, Business

EU Eyes Trade Deal With US, Targets Cutting Tariffs on Industrial Goods

Cecilia Malmstrom EU Trade Chief Cecilia Malmstrom (Carolyn Kaster/Associated Press)

The European Union’s executive arm is preparing to ask the bloc’s governments for the green light to start negotiations with the United States on a free-trade deal, highlighting hopes of keeping at bay the threat of American tariffs on foreign cars.

Jonathan Stearns | Bloomberg News
January 9, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

Trump Lauds Progress After Day Two of Beijing Trade Talks

Wilbur Ross US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross (Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg News)

President Donald Trump expressed optimism that U.S.-China trade talks in Beijing are progressing well, as Chinese authorities planned to give a statement after the latest round of negotiations.

Bloomberg News
January 8, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

China Said to Be Back for US Soy as Trade Talks Scheduled

Soybeans Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

China is back in the market for U.S. soybeans after taking a holiday break as Washington and Beijing plan more trade discussions.

Isis Almeida | Bloomberg News
January 3, 2019
Government, Business

Trade Talks With US Planned for January, China Says

China Getty Images

BEIJING — China’s government said Dec. 27 it has made plans with Washington for talks in January aimed at ending a tariff battle that threatens to depress global trade.

Associated Press
December 20, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

China Agrees to Resume Purchasing US Soybeans

Soybean Field Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

China resumed buying U.S. soybeans, bringing some relief to farmers in President Donald Trump’s heartland as President Xi Jinping works toward a trade deal with his American counterpart.

Bloomberg News
December 13, 2018
Government, Business

China Is Said to Move Toward Lower Tariffs on U.S.-Made Cars

Auto Show Automobile show in China. (Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News)

China is moving toward cutting its trade-war tariffs on imported U.S.-made cars, a step already claimed by President Donald Trump as a concession won during trade talks in Argentina.

Bloomberg News
December 11, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

China Implementing Agreed-Upon Trade Deals With US, Official Says

Container Ship Simon Dawson/Bloomberg News

China and the United States have reached agreement in the sectors of agriculture, autos and energy, and China will immediately start implementing that consensus, a government spokesman said.

Bloomberg News
December 6, 2018
Government, Business

No Rejoicing at US Farms Until Trump Trade Truce Pays Off

Soybean Harvest Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

U.S. farmers are pleased that President Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to a trade truce, but they’re not rejoicing just yet. That won’t come until they see ships full of their soybeans headed to China.

Shruti Date Singh and Jeremy Hill | Bloomberg News
December 4, 2018