The United States imposed sanctions on Monday on Chinese firm China National Electronics Import & Export Corporation (CEIEC), accusing it of supporting Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro efforts to undermine democracy.
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday said companies from China and other countries that do not comply with accounting standards will be delisted from US stock exchanges as of the end of 2021.
The Trump administration announced it plans to nominate the top White House official for Latin America to lead the Inter-American Development Bank, aiming to break a six-decade tradition of choosing the bank's leadership from candidates in that region.
The United States cannot let the coronavirus shut down its economy again, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said, adding that more than US$1 trillion in rescue funds will flow into the economy over the next month.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday vowed that unemployment would not reach 20%, seeking to clarify comments he made a day earlier on a worst-case economic scenario resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.
The United States will maintain tariffs on Chinese goods until the completion of a second phase of a United States-China trade agreement, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday, a day before the two sides are to sign an interim deal.
China's commitments in the Phase 1 trade deal with the United States were not changed during a lengthy translation process and will be released this week as the document is signed in Washington, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday.
The United States expects Argentina’s incoming Peronist government to uphold the country’s commitment to the terms of its US$ 57 billion International Monetary Fund loan program, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.
APEC finance ministers expressed “moderate optimism” on Tuesday that the United States and China will end their trade war and sign an agreement during the forum's summit in Santiago next month.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, who last week cut U.S. interest rates as an insurance policy against the effects of simmering trade tensions, may need to buy more coverage after the United States late on Monday designated China a currency manipulator.