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FILE - In this June 6, 2015, file photo, heavy machines move imported iron ore at the dock in Rizhao in eastern China's Shandong province. China announced Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, it will cut off imports of North Korean coal, iron ore and other goods in three weeks under U.N. sanctions imposed over the North’s nuclear and missile programs.(Chinatopix via AP, File)
August 14, 2017 - 5:08 am
BEIJING (AP) — China announced Monday it will cut off imports of North Korean coal, iron ore and other goods in three weeks under U.N. sanctions imposed over the North's nuclear and missile programs. China, the isolated North's main trading partner, has been reluctant to push leader Kim Jong Un's...
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FILE - In this July 8, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping arrive for a meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany. The Wall Street Journal and New York Times reported Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, that the administration of President Trump is considering using rarely invoked U.S. trade laws to compel China to crack down on theft of copyrights, patents and other intellectual property and fend off technology sharing demands from Beijing. (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP, File)
August 02, 2017 - 2:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated over China's inability to pressure North Korea over its nuclear program, the Trump administration is weighing plans to punish China for failing to crack down on intellectual property thefts and forcing U.S. and foreign companies to share their technology in return for...
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President Donald Trump meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, June 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 30, 2017 - 7:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and South Korea's new leader showed joint resolve on North Korea on Friday despite their divergent philosophies for addressing the nuclear threat, yet the U.S. opened up a new front of discord by demanding a renegotiation of a landmark 2012 trade pact...
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May 16, 2017 - 4:06 am
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The European Union has announced the restoration of a preferential tax concession to goods imported from Sri Lanka, a facility it withdrew seven years ago over alleged human rights abuses. The EU is Sri Lanka's largest export market. Tung Lai-Margue, ambassador to the...
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May 09, 2017 - 1:40 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany statistics agency says that the country exported more goods in March than in any previous month, though imports also rose to reach a record. The Federal Statistical Office reported Tuesday that exports were up 0.4 percent over February, while imports increased 2.4 percent,...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2015 file photo, container ships wait to be unloaded at the Port of Los Angeles. The U.S. trade deficit declined sharply in February 2017 as imports from China fell by a record amount and American exports rose for a third straight month. The deficit fell to $43.6 billion in February, 9.6 percent below January’s deficit of $48.2 billion, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday, March 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
April 04, 2017 - 8:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit declined sharply in February as imports from China fell by a record amount and American exports rose for a third straight month. The deficit fell to $43.6 billion in February, 9.6 percent below January's deficit of $48.2 billion, the Commerce Department...
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February 04, 2017 - 2:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans face opposition to their plan to overhaul the way corporations pay federal taxes from a powerful group of lawmakers — other Republicans. "I'm not very enthused about it," said Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, the chairman of the Finance Committee and the...
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February 02, 2017 - 1:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday revised recent U.S. sanctions that prevented American companies from exporting some electronic equipment to Russia. It also modified penalties on Iran, expanding a list of medical equipment that needs federal authorization to be sold to Iranian...
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks to reporters on Air Force One en route to Andrews Air Force Base, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, from Philadelphia. Spicer says that taxing imports from Mexico would generate $10 billions a year and "easily pay for the wall." (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 27, 2017 - 6:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promising Mexico will pay for his massive border wall. On Thursday, his administration finally suggested how: a 20 percent tax on products imported from south of the border. The new measure could be part of a comprehensive tax reform package that Trump...
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A man stops to read headlines, many featuring U.S. President Donald Trump's actions to jumpstart construction on a promised border wall and his insistence that Mexico will foot the bill, in Mexico City, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto on Thursday cancelled a planned Jan. 31 meeting with Trump, hours after Trump tweeted that the meeting should be scrapped if Mexico won't pay for the wall.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
January 26, 2017 - 7:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promising Mexico will pay for his massive border wall. On Thursday, his administration finally suggested how: a 20 percent tax on products imported from south of the border. The new measure could be part of a comprehensive tax reform package that Trump...
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