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Trade talks: China to substantially reduce U.S. trade deficit

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A U.S. – China trade delegates met in Washington, D.C. and agreed that China would take “effective measures to substantially reduce the United States trade deficit” with the large Asian nation. “To meet the growing consumption needs of the Chinese people and the need for high-quality economic development, China will significantly increase purchases of United States goods and services. This ...

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Joint Statement of the United States and China Regarding Trade Consultations [Full Text]

Donald Trump and Xi Jinping

At the direction of President Donald J. Trump and President Xi Jinping, on May 17 and 18, 2018, the United States and China engaged in constructive consultations regarding trade in Washington, D.C. The United States delegation included Secretary of the Treasury Steven T. Mnuchin, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur L. Ross, and United States Trade Representative Robert E. Lighthizer. The Chinese ...

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China On Course To Overtake USA As World’s Leading Source Of Foreign Trademark Applications By 2020

China is on course to overtake the USA as the world’s leading source of foreign trademark applications by 2020 according to new research released today by CompuMark, the industry leader in trademark research and protection solutions. Trademark-filing trends are a powerful indicator of economic activity. In the past two years alone, the number of Chinese trademark applications to foreign registers has doubled, with ...

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‘Orwellian Nonsense’: Trump Says US Companies Are Done Playing China’s Political Correctness Game

  by Ryan Pickrell The Trump administration made it clear Saturday that Beijing will not be allowed to export censorship and its own Communist Party brand of political correctness to the rest of the world. The Chinese government sent a threatening letter on April 25 to dozens of international airlines warning that they would face severe consequences if they failed ...

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Poll shows support for President Trump’s strategy on trade with China

A new poll shows overwhelming support for the stance President Trump is taking on the issue of the China trade deficit. Meanwhile, Mr. Trump’s strategy appears to be making progress. On Tuesday, China’s President Xi Jinping issued a statement indicating negotiations, not a trade war, may be in the offing. Xi said “Openness versus isolation and progress versus retrogression, humanity has a major ...

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Trump Effect: China blinks on U.S. trade restrictions

President Xi Jinping of China suggested that China would make the Chinese market more accessible to U.S. imports after weeks of tough talk from U.S. President Donald Trump. Mr Xi said Beijing will “significantly lower” tariffs on car imports this year and ease restrictions on foreign ownership in the car industry “as soon as possible”. He also promised to expand ...

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Navarro: ‘Donald Trump is standing up for American interests’

The White House issued a press release Monday touting an op-ed by National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro in which he highlights President Donald Trump’s vision “of a global trading system free of the imbalances and unfair practices that now hold growth back, not just in the US but around the world.”   “[President Trumps] vision is that of a ...

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What You Need To Know About President Trump’s Response to China’s Unfair Trade Practices

The White House issued a statement Friday morning laying out President Donald Trump’s strategy in dealing with China’s unfair trade practices. From the office of the press secretary: WHAT: President Donald J. Trumps Administration is taking action to address China’s unfair trade practices, including the forced transfer of United States technology and theft of U.S. intellectual property. * The U.S. ...

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Trump Threatens China With $100 Billion In Additional Trade Penalties

  by Ryan Pickrell President Donald Trump escalated the trade war with China Thursday with a threat to slap another $100 billion in tariffs on Chinese exports. “In light of China’s unfair retaliation, I have instructed the [United States Trade Representative] to consider whether $100 billion of additional tariffs would be appropriate,” the president said in a statement. Dow futures plummeted in response. In recent ...

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Statement from President Donald J. Trump on Additional Proposed Section 301 Remedies

The White House released a statement by President Donald Trump announcing an additional $100 billion in tariffs against Chinese goods unless China ceases its unfair policy of forcing American companies to turn over technology in return for trade. From the office of the press secretary: Following a thorough investigation under section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974, the United ...

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Trump: We are not in a trade war with China

President Donald Trump said Wednesday the U.S. is not in a trade war with China because America lost that war decades ago. “We are not in a trade war with China, that war was lost many years ago by the foolish, or incompetent, people who represented the U.S. Now we have a Trade Deficit of $500 Billion a year, with ...

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Trump’s Trade Tariffs Target Ambitious Chinese Plan To Dominate Strategic Industries

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  by Ryan Pickrell The U.S. is taking aim at a major Chinese development plan in response to the alleged theft of American intellectual property and forced technology transfer. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative released a list Tuesday of around 1,300 Chinese products subject to punitive tariffs of roughly 25 percent. The proposed trade penalties are expected to ...

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We know when the Chinese space station will enter the atmosphere, and have a decent idea of where it will splash down

update: The estimated time of re-entry was updated to reflect Aurospace.org’s new estimate as of 5:12 pm EDT 4/1/18 The out-of-control Chinese space station, Tiangong-1, is expected to enter Earth’s atmosphere and begin burning up late on Easter Sunday, and now officials have a good guess where the 8 and a half ton spacecraft will come down. According to Aerospace.org, ...

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