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January 14, 2019 7:02 PM U.S. farmers seek answers on trade from Trump

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Thousands of U.S. farmers waited to hear President Donald Trump speak in Louisiana on Monday, hoping for an update on a White House trade war with China that has left them struggling. Farmers gathered in New Orleans at the American Farm Bureau Federation annual convention, an event Trump was due to attend for a second year in a row even as a partial 217

January 14, 2019 4:30 PM VW CEO says hopes U.S. investments help avoid tariffs against EU

DETROIT (Reuters) - Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) Chief Executive Herbert Diess said an $800 million investment to build a new electric car in Chattanooga, Tennessee should help ease tensions with United States President Donald Trump. “We hope that with the investment in Chattanooga we could make a contribution, step forward, to avoid tariffs between Europe 197

January 4, 2019 4:46 AM US and China to hold trade talks in Beijing next week

A US delegation will visit China next week for talks aimed at defusing the trade war between the world's two largest economies. The closely watched meeting follows a dismal week for US markets, with losses fuelled partly by trade fears. Last year, China and the US imposed tariffs on more than $300bn (£237bn) worth of each other's goods. It will be the first 116

December 23, 2018 3:34 PM Tesla cuts Model 3 prices in China

BEIJING (Reuters) - Tesla Inc has slashed prices on its Model 3 electric car in China. According to the California-based electric carmaker’s Chinese website, prices of certain Model 3 cars were cut by up to 7.6 percent. The starting price for a Model 3 in China now is 499,000 yuan ($72,000). It was the third time in the last two months that Tesla has adjusted 196

December 5, 2018 11:02 AM Berlin: German automakers' meeting with Trump separate to U.S.-EU trade talks

BERLIN (Reuters) - Discussions between German car executives and President Donald Trump in Washington on Tuesday should be seen as separate from the trade talks between the European Union and the United States, a German government spokeswoman said on Wednesday. She said the talks were held for corporate reasons and the atmosphere was good. During the meeting 113

December 5, 2018 10:38 AM Alibaba signs agreement with Belgium for e-commerce trade hub

BEIJING (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Wednesday it has signed an agreement with the Belgium government to launch an e-commerce trade hub, which will include investments in logistics infrastructure. The project is part of Alibaba’s Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP), and Belgium is the first European country to join the project following 168

December 5, 2018 3:26 AM Apple assembler Foxconn considering iPhone factory in Vietnam -state media

HANOI (Reuters) - Foxconn, the world’s biggest electronics contract manufacturer and a key Apple Inc supplier, is considering setting up a factory in Vietnam to mitigate any impact of an ongoing trade war between the United States and China, Vietnamese state media reported. The move would be one of the first significant steps by a major company with large 153

December 3, 2018 12:52 AM US-China trade truce to boost markets; wild swings not over

WASHINGTON – The truce in the trade dispute between the U.S. and China should boost financial markets, at least likely through year's end, experts say. But the stock market's wild gyrations of recent months likely will persist as the two countries strain to reach a permanent accord. The U.S. was set to raise tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods Jan. 1. President 87

November 30, 2018 11:42 AM German chancellery aware of plans for White House meeting of German car bosses

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German chancellery is aware of the idea of a meeting between representatives of the U.S. government and the executives of German car companies, a spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday. Top executives from German carmakers Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE), BMW (BMWG.DE) and Daimler (DAIGn.DE) are finalizing plans for a White 124

November 26, 2018 11:26 PM Trump says he expects to raise China tariffs: Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he expected to move ahead with raising tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports to 25 percent from the current 10 percent and repeated his threat to slap tariffs on all remaining imports from China. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal four days ahead of his high-stakes meeting 122