U.S. Trade Representative

U.S. and China ‘Exchanged Views’ in DC Trade Talks

Chinese trade officials concluded their visit to Washington, DC, meeting with U.S. counterparts with whom they discussed structural issues in the U.S. section 301 report and attempts to achieve general goals in the trade relationship.

From left, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross ahead of the opening of the U.S.-China Comprehensive Economic Dialogue on July 19, 2017, at the Treasury Department in Washington.

Trump Confirms $34B Tariffs on China, Possible $516B More

President Donald Trump confirmed to reporters on Air Force One flight to Montana Thursday that tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese goods will go into effect at the end of the night, another $16 billion in two weeks, and another up to $500 billion more if China refuses to change unfair trade practices.