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US-China Trade Deal In Jeopardy? Once Declared 'Historic', Trump Now Feels 'Differently' About It

May 20, 2020 PTI

The US and China had signed a deal in January to end their 22-month-long trade war during which the two countries slapped tit-for-tat tariff hikes on products worth nearly half a trillion USD.

Socio-Political And Economic Impact Of 5% GDP Growth And What India Needs To Do

Jan 10, 2020 Prof. Rajendra Pratap Gupta

At five per cent GDP growth rate, India faces not just economic but also socio-political challenges.

US Puts 28 Chinese Firms On Export Blacklist Over Abuses Against Muslim Minorities

Export blacklisting means that suppliers will be barred from providing technology that originates in the US to the Chinese firms without a license.

RBI Plays Down Deepening Slowdown As Just 'Cyclical Downswing'

Aug 29, 2019 PTI

In the annual report for FY19, released Thursday, the central bank concedes that diagnosing the exact problems is "difficult", but reiterates that the issues are not structural in nature, barring those around land, labour and agri produce marketing.

Donald Trump Says US-China Trade Talks 'To Start Very Shortly'

Trump said that Chinese officials had made two "very, very good calls" and that "they want to make a deal".

24 August, 2019

Donald Trump Hits Back At China With More Tariffs Amid Escalating Trade War


Since the commencement of trade war last year China and US have so far hit each other with punitive tariffs covering billions of dollars in two-way trade.

15 August, 2019

China Threatens Retaliation If US Tariff Hikes Go Ahead


President Donald Trump has said he plans to impose 10 per cent duties on an additional USD 300 billion of Chinese imports.

02 August, 2019

US To Impose Additional 10% Tariff On Chinese Goods Worth $300 Billion

Outlook Web Bureau

Donald Trump said the new tariff, in addition to the 25 per cent on goods worth $250 billion that was previously in place, would come into effect from September 1.

29 June, 2019

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping Agree To Restart Trade Talks: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

The US and China will restart the talks 'on the basis of equality and mutual respect,' according to official news agency Xinhua.

29 June, 2019

Open To Historic Trade Deal: Donald Trump To Xi Jinping

Outlook Web Bureau

'It would be historic if we could do a fair trade deal,' US president Donald Trump said at the start of the high-stakes meeting to thrash out a tariff war between the world's top two economies.

26 June, 2019

US-China Trade War An 'Opportune Time' For India To Attract Multinationals, Says Economist Arvind Panagariya

Outlook Web Bureau

Eminent economist Arvind Panagariya said as the large multinationals 'are coming out' of China, 'it is an opportune time for India to do whatever it will take to bring these multinationals to the Indian shores'.


26 June, 2019

Donald Trump's Trade War With China Upsets Religious Groups Over Increase In Cost Of Bible

Outlook Web Bureau

The church community is up in arm against President Trump, as his import duties on Chinese products will increase in the United States the cost of the holy Bible, which is significantly imported from China.

11 February, 2019

US Team In Beijing For Crucial Trade Talks After IMF 'Storm' Warning

Outlook Web Bureau

Washington is demanding far-reaching changes from China to address commercial practices that it says are deeply unfair, including theft of American intellectual property and myriad barriers that US and other foreign companies face in the Chinese domestic market.

05 November, 2018

US-China Trade War 'Stupidest Thing In The World', Says Alibaba's Jack Ma

Outlook Web Bureau

Ma, who recently took back an earlier pledge to create a million jobs in the US -- blaming the trade war launched by Donald Trump.

25 October, 2018

Toughest Action Taken Against China's 'Abusive' Trade Practices: Donald Trump

Outlook Web Bureau

Trump has taken an unprecedented tough measure against the alleged unfair trade practices of China. The US has a nearly USD 500 billion trade deficit with China per annum, which Trump says is unsustainable for the US.

23 October, 2018

China Removes Ban On Indian Rapeseed Oil Meal Amid Trade War With US

Outlook Web Bureau

China has cleared the ban on Indian rapeseed meal. As long as Indian companies comply with Chinese regulations, they can export it.

12 October, 2018

Amid Raging Trade War, Chinese Trade Surplus With US Hits Record High

Outlook Web Bureau

Relations between the world's two largest economies have soured sharply this year, with US President Donald Trump vowing on Thursday to inflict economic pain on China if it does not blink.


07 October, 2018

China Pumps $109 Billion Into Economy Amid Trade War With US

Outlook Web Bureau

The injection of cash into the economy will also boost hopes that the negative impact of higher US tariffs on Chinese exports can be eased.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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