WASHINGTON Trade tensions are weighing on growth across the world, but the International Monetary Fund is "far" from forecasting a global recession, an IMF official told Reuters on Friday, as the fund prepares to release a new economic outlook next month.
WASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday said the United States will issue 50-year bonds if there is "proper demand," a moved aimed at "derisking" the government's $22 trillion of debt and locking in low interest rates.
WASHINGTON, Sept 12 Tariffs imposed or
threatened by the United States and China could shave 0.8% off
global economic output in 2020 and trigger more losses in future
years, the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, Sept 12 U.S. Treasury Secretary
Steven Mnuchin on Thursday said the United States may issue
100-year bonds if a bid to issue 50-year bonds is successful.
WASHINGTON Eleven trade groups on Monday urged U.S. lawmakers to pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement as soon as possible but warned Congress not to let the Trump administration change the thresholds for duty-free shipments into the United States.
Senior U.S. and Chinese officials have pledged to meet in October to settle their ongoing trade war but a lasting peace seems more elusive than ever.
WASHINGTON The United States hopes to see a decision from the WTO in the next week or two about the level of tariffs Washington may impose after winning a case about European subsidies to Airbus, the U.S. ambassador to Brussels said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned he would be "tougher" on Beijing in a second term if trade talks dragged on, compounding market fears that ongoing trade disputes between the United States and China could trigger a U.S. recession.