Focus squarely on Trump as Dec 15 tariffs loom in US-China trade war
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 U.S. President Donald Trump has days to decide whether to impose tariffs on nearly $160 billion in Chinese consumer goods just weeks before Christmas, a move that could be unwelcome in both the United States and China.
The United States and China cooled their trade war on Friday, announcing a "Phase one" agreement that reduces some U.S. tariffs in exchange for increased Chinese purchases of American farm goods. Yahaira Jacquez reports.
The U.S. threatened to levy tariffs of up to 100 percent on $2.4 billion worth of French products. According to Business Insider, the threat happened after Frances passed a tax on digital services. The..