US-China trade entering tit-for-tat tariffs - Bahrain makes largest oil discovery in its history - Portuguese economy grew 2.7% in 2017
Hours ahead of the signing of trade tariffs on steel imports, President Trump has insisted he doesn't want a trade war. Washington is set to soften the blow of its new penalties with exemptions for certain countries.
US experts agree that by signing hefty tariffs to punish what he views as Beijing's unfair practices, President Donald Trump just fired the first salvo in a trade conflict with China. Is there a strategy behind the move?
Going by growth forecasts, this is a pretty good time for the world economy. Yet a new report warns of big risks, some of which are already coming to bear through US trade policy and stock market jitters.
The EU spent a tense week cajoling the US to step back from slapping tariffs on EU imports. Exemptions were finally granted at the last minute, saving face and avoiding a trade war, for now.
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