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Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Yen Nee Lee

Trade expert outlines what's next in the US-China tariff battle

The world is now awaiting U.S. President Donald Trump's decision on when and how he'll implement a proposed $200 billion in additional tariffs on Chinese goods. The most likely scenario is to break up the $200 billion tariffs into batches, said Simon Lester, associate director of Cato Institute's Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional

GOP billionaire Ken Langone: 'We've been patsies' on trade, but Trump will level the playing field

President Donald Trump's new approach to trade will fix mistakes of past leaders and even out U.S. trade deficits, GOP billionaire Ken Langone tells CNBC on Wednesday.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional

China could reportedly use its 'unwritten' tech rules as an 'invisible tool' against US firms

With Sino-American trade tensions escalating, China's cybersecurity standards could be used as an "invisible tool" for retaliating against Washington's tariffs, according to one expert.
Política CNBC - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Amanda Macias

America's top nuclear commander: Russia and China can't be our friends if they're developing weapons we can't deter

07/08/18 - 17:21 - America's top nuclear commander warned Tuesday that Russia and China are not "friends" of the U.S. while the two nations sprint to develop hypersonic weapons, a threat the U.S. currently cannot defend against. "You can't call [Russia and China] our friends if they're building weapons that can destroy the United States of America," U.S. Air Force Gen. John Hyten said. Hyten added that the Pentagon has nearly a dozen programs tasked with developing and defending against the new breed of weapon.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Jacob Pramuk

Trump considers hiking proposed tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods to 25%

President Donald Trump has told U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to consider raising proposed tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods to 25 percent.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Huileng Tan

The Chinese yuan is 'fairly valued' despite recent weakening, says IMF mission chief

The Chinese yuan is still "fairly valued" despite recent declines against the dollar recently, said an International Monetary Fund official. The divergence in U.S. and China monetary conditions contribute to the recent slide in the Chinese yuan.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Silvia Amaro

While Trump meets Putin, China is reaching out to Europe

The EU and China launched negotiations for an investment agreement in 2013, but the ongoing threats and new trade tariffs imposed by the United States seem to have added a sense of urgency to those talks. The latest round of U.S. tariffs hit $34 billion of Chinese goods, with Beijing retaliating proportionally. Trump has also threatened there could be more tariffs against China worth $200 billion.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Cheang Ming

Asian markets close sharply lower after US issues new list of Chinese products for potential tariffs

Asian shares closed steeply down, with mainland China stocks taking the worst hits on Wednesday as trade concerns returned to focus.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Patti Domm

China has an Iran oil lever over Trump, and it's all playing out at OPEC meeting

In the tit-for-tat tariff war with the U.S., China said last week it would put tariffs on U.S. oil imports.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional

China is reportedly close to removing tariffs on agricultural products in exchange for relief for ZTE

Reuters and Dow Jones reported U.S. and Chinese officials are working on a deal that would reprieve China's ZTE from crippling sanctions. In exchange, Beijing would remove tariffs on U.S. soybeans, the reports said, which cited people familiar with the matter. Soybean prices soared on the reports.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional

China bought most Treasurys in six months in February

China increased its Treasury holdings by $8.5 billion in February, the most in six months. As trade tensions rise between the U.S. and China, speculation has grown that China could reduce Treasury purchases or even sell Treasurys.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Nyshka Chandran

China responds to Trump tariffs with proposed list of 128 US products to target

China on Friday announced plans for reciprocal tariffs on 128 U.S. products that include pork, wine, fruit and steel. Beijing said it will take measures against the U.S. goods in two stages if it cannot reach an agreement with Washington.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Regional

China may have just signaled the US product it will retaliate against

U.S. subsidies for its soybean farmers have given them an unfair competitive advantage in selling to China, the Global Times claimed Wednesday. "Strong restrictive measures need to be taken against the massive subsidies and dumping of soybeans by some countries on China," it said.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Energía Tom DiChristopher

OPEC warns Trump’s trade policies could slow economic growth and dent oil demand

U.S. President Donald Trump's protectionist trade policies threaten to slow global economic growth and dampen oil demand, OPEC warned in a monthly report. The warning comes as OPEC forecasts growth in oil supplies from the United States and other non-OPEC countries will outstrip growth in global oil demand in 2018.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional

China expresses 'strong dissatisfaction' with US duties on Chinese aluminum foil

China has expressed "strong dissatisfaction" with the United States imposing anti-dumping and countervailing duties on Chinese aluminum foil, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) said on Wednesday. The U.S. Commerce Department has made the wrong decision of levying high duties "without any evidence" and has "unreasonably and excessively" adopted trade remedy measures, it said. U.S. President Donald Trump is due to decide soon whether to impose much broader duties on steel and aluminum imports under a national security investigation amid mounting trade friction with China.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Huileng Tan

China would not be the only country hurt by US steel tariffs

Heavy U.S. tariffs on steel will hurt not just China but also other countries.. South Korea is considering filing a complaint with the World Trade Organization if the U.S. levies heavy duties on steel.. Max Baucus, former U.S. ambassador to China, told CNBC that it's more effective to target the issue of over-capacity together with other countries than focusing on punitive actions like tariffs that will lead to trade disputes
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Melissa Goh

UK businesses seek opportunities in China after Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May brought along a 50-strong business delegation to China. Deals worth an estimated $12 billion are expected to be signed.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Matthew J. Belvedere

NAFTA renegotiations are 'far from being completed,' says Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross

Trump's Commerce secretary does say some progress has been made on easier provisions. "It's definitely a possibility" that the president would exit the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement, says Ross. Ross downplays the possibility rejoining TPP, even though Trump cracked open the door under certain conditions last week.
Argentina CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Holly Ellyatt

Argentina needs to grow out of boom, bust cycles: Treasury minister

Nicolas Dujovne said the country was working to get out of a cycle of booms and busts. The aim is to put Argentina back into the "club of developed nations," he said.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional David Reid

US wants more trade not less, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says

Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. is open for business with the rest of the world. He adds that trade must be "reciprocal and fair." Mnuchin said China has agreed that the trade imbalance needs to fall. es un sitio web oficial del Gobierno Argentino