Companies hike prices to make up for tariffs - West Balkans Summit discusses EU accession
American-German businessman Martin Richenhagen is far from happy about the Trump administration's aggressive trade policies. "We are surprised on a daily basis by strange initiatives," he told DW.
As the US seeks to curb Chinese cybertheft and forced technology transfers, DW asks how vital it is that the US preserve its tech dominance? At issue is Beijing's state-backed industrial policy "Made In China 2025."
The US Federal Reserve says US business owners are already scaling back investment plans on the back of concerns over the escalating trade conflict with China. Nonetheless, the US economy is in good shape, it says.
Global share markets have been hit hard after US President Donald Trump announced hefty tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, sparking concerns of retaliatory moves that could lead to a trade war.
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