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Trump Cancels China Talks, Raising Questions About Trade Deal

Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally

BLOOMBERG, AUGUST 19, 2020  ‘I don’t want to talk to China right now,’ president says | He calls China’s handling of coronavirus ‘unthinkable’ Bloomberg News – President Donald Trump said he called off last weekend’s trade talks with China, raising questions about the future of a deal that is now the most stable point in an increasingly tense relationship. “I …

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China Has a Houston Problem

Chinese flag. Barb wire

BLOOMBERG, JULY 22, 2020 With the pandemic still raging and economies in deep trouble worldwide, the last thing anyone needs is a diplomatic freeze that sees communications dry up entirely. By Rosalind Mathieson for Bloomberg – In the tit-for-tat between the U.S. and China over everything from trade and Hong Kong to technology, there have been plenty of symbolic moves, but also some significant ones. …

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Trump Says China Deal ‘Fully Intact’ After Navarro Roils Markets

Screen grab from TV interview.

BLOOMBERG, JUNE 23, 2020 Trade adviser had set off stock slide after Fox News interview | Focus on trade deal high as U.S-China relations deteriorate By Chelsea Mes and Jeff Black for Bloomberg – U.S. President Donald Trump said the phase one trade deal with China was “fully intact,” after his adviser Peter Navarro sowed confusion and spurred a temporary stock slump with …

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Barr Says U.S. Businesses ‘Part of Problem’ in Battling China

Container yard. Truck

BLOOMBERG, JUNE 21, 2020 Urges companies to take ‘national view’ and strengthen U.S. | Trump’s attorney general reiterates Huawei 5G as key threat By Tony Czuczka for Bloomberg – Attorney General William Barr said some U.S. businesses are helping China in the race for economic and technological dominance by putting their own earnings above the national interest. Without naming any company, …

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President Trump Threatens European Union Auto Tariffs Over Lobsters

lobster boat

BLOOMBERG, MAY 6, 2020 By Jordan Fabian and Jenny Leonard for Bloomberg –President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on cars made in the European Union and on unspecified Chinese products unless the trading partners reduce their duties on U.S. lobster. “If the European Union doesn’t drop that tariff immediately, we’re going to put a tariff on their cars, which …

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Exclusive: Trump admin. to bar Chinese passenger carriers from flying to U.S.

Multiple Chinese airplanes

REUTERS, JUNE 3, 2020 China “remains unable” to say when it will revise its rules “to allow U.S. carriers to reinstate scheduled passenger flights,” and so the U.S. is responding in kind. WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s administration said on Wednesday it will bar Chinese passenger carriers from flying to the United States starting on June 16 as it pressures …

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