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Montevideo, November 13th 2018 - 22:23 UTC

Tag: Chinese goods

  • Thursday, August 23rd 2018 - 08:21 UTC

    Despite trade talks, US and China will impose fresh tariffs beginning Thursday

    Tariffs come into effect as officials meet for talks in Washington. They are due to wrap up two days of negotiations on Thursday, but few hope for a breakthrough.

    United States and China are expected to impose fresh tariffs on US$ 16bn of each other's goods on Thursday as their tit-for-tat trade war rages on. The second round of tariffs will see a total of US$ 50bn worth of goods from each side that will now be taxed. Since the opening salvo in July, tensions between the world's two largest economies have escalated, hurting their companies and economies.

  • Friday, June 29th 2018 - 09:13 UTC

    Beijing eases limits on foreign investment in banks, car industry and agriculture

    The Trump administration cited the rules as an example of unfair practices when it announced plans for tariffs on Chinese goods earlier this year.

    The Chinese government has eased rules that limit foreign investment in the country's banks, car industry and agriculture. The barriers have drawn criticism from trading partners, including the US. The Trump administration cited the rules as an example of unfair practices when it announced plans for tariffs on Chinese goods earlier this year.