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Automakers, unions say strong currency rules a must in U.S.-Japan trade deal

Dec 10 2018

WASHINGTON Detroit automakers and labor unions on Monday insisted that any U.S. trade deal with Japan contain strong provisions to combat currency manipulation and pry open Japan's largely closed auto market before lowering any U.S. autos tariffs.

Autos, labor groups urge strong currency rules in U.S.-Japan trade talks

Dec 10 2018

WASHINGTON, Dec 10 Detroit automakers and U.S. labor groups on Monday insisted that any U.S. trade deal with Japan contain strong provisions to combat currency manipulation and pry open Japan's largely closed auto market before lowering any U.S. autos tariffs.

Trump upbeat on China talks; aides downplay Huawei arrest friction

Dec 07 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday sounded an optimistic note about trade negotiations with China as two of his top economic advisers downplayed friction from the arrest of a senior executive of Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei Technologies.

Trump praises China talks; aides downplay friction over Huawei arrest

Dec 07 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday sounded an optimistic note about trade negotiations with China as two of his top economic and trade advisers downplayed friction from the arrest of a senior executive of Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei Technologies.

Trump praises China talks; aides downplay friction over Huawei arrest

Dec 07 2018

WASHINGTON, Dec 7 U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday sounded an optimistic note about trade negotiations with China as two of his top economic and trade advisers downplayed friction from the arrest of a senior executive of Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei Technologies.

U.S. expects immediate action from China on trade commitments

Dec 04 2018

WASHINGTON The United States expects China to take immediate action to cut tariffs on U.S. car imports and end intellectual property theft and forced technology transfers as the two countries move toward a broader trade deal, a White House official said on Monday. | Video

CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-WRAPUP 6-U.S. expects immediate action from China on trade commitments

Dec 03 2018

WASHINGTON, Dec 3 The United States expects immediate action by China on trade issues after a deal reached by the countries' leaders, including lower tariffs on automobiles and measures against intellectual property theft and forced technology transfers, a White House official said on Monday.

U.S. Trade Representative Lighthizer to lead talks with China: White House

Dec 03 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will lead negotiations with China over tariffs, market access and structural changes to intellectual property practices over the next 90 days, the White House has confirmed, potentially signaling a harder U.S. line.

Trump tweets China to cut tax on U.S.-made cars, revs up auto stocks

Dec 03 2018

WASHINGTON/SHANGHAI U.S. President Donald Trump said China had agreed to cut import tariffs on American-made cars, buoying shares in BMW and Daimler AG who manufacture in the United States for export to the world's biggest auto market. | Video

U.S. Trade Representative Lighthizer to lead talks with China-White House

Dec 03 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will lead negotiations with China over tariffs, market access and structural changes to intellectual property practices over the next 90 days, the White House has confirmed, potentially signalling a harder U.S. line.

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