Plans to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium exports to the US cause an angry worldwide response. Many fear a new global trade war could be on the horizon.
All eyes will be on Donald Trump and Xi Jinping as they meet for trade talks in Argentina. With tougher tariffs on the horizon, China hopes to cinch a deal soon — but Trump has made it clear negotiations won't be easy.
The G20 summit is supposed to focus on development and infrastructure. But Jamal Khashoggi's death, the war in Yemen, a US-China trade war and the Russia-Ukraine conflict are also expected to be major talking points.
Amid intensifying trade friction between Washington and Beijing, a new round of US tariffs took effect on Monday, raising the stakes for both sides. China seems to have several tools up its sleeve to counter US tariffs.
Shares in Apple's Asia-based concept firms have tumbled after US President Donald Trump launched a broadside against the tech giant demanding it should move production to the US if it wanted to avoid tariffs on imports.
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