From next week, the US will be slapping tariffs on its steel and aluminium imports from abroad. But could this lead to retaliatory measures? Fears are growing of a trade war.
President Trump and Chinese leader Xi agreed to a 90-day stop to new tariffs in a step to slow an ongoing trade war. The meeting came on the heels of a G20 summit that called for revamping world trade rules.
US President Donald Trump isn't interested in international cooperation, but the other G20 members take a different stance. A clash seems unavoidable at the group's summit. Bernd Riegert reports from Buenos Aires.
The recent Ukraine-Russia flare-up adds potency to US claims its gas is a safer, cheaper bet than Gazprom's. But as the Kremlin adjusts to meet new gas demands, the US gas revolution could be far from plain sailing.
The US deficit in foreign trade widened in July by the most in three years, as exports of soybeans and civilian aircraft declined and imports hit a record high. Deficits with China and the EU were the highest-ever.
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