By ZEKE MILLER and DARLENE SUPERVILLE / The Associated PressAug 26, 2019
Under pressure to scale back a U.S.-China trade war partly blamed for a global economic slowdown, Trump says a deal could be on the horizon. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
PAUL WISEMAN / The Associated PressMay 9, 2019
Chinese officials say they will retaliate if President Donald Trump goes ahead with more tariff hikes but offer no specific penalties. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 20, 2018
Acknowledging trade is complex on a number of fronts, the "Last Week Tonight" host details the numerous ways the U.S. president's approach to the issue is founded in misconceptions and ignorance. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
MARTIN CRUTSINGER / The Associated PressJul 27, 2018
The quarterly figure is the highest since 2014, but some economists warn that temporary forces might be in play, including businesses racing to get ahead of tariffs. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
PAUL WISEMAN / The Associated PressJul 11, 2018
The Trump administration is readying tariffs on another round of Chinese imports, ranging from burglar alarms to mackerel, escalating a trade war between the world's two biggest economies. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
The Associated PressJul 9, 2018
The news comes after China raises the import tax on cars from the United States to 40 percent in retaliation for higher tariffs on Chinese goods imposed by President Trump. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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