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The US and China may not sign ‘phase-one’ trade deal until 2020

China said this month it expected the US lift tariffs as part of a broader agreement on technology rules, farm purchases, and financial-sector access.

Hedge funds grow bored of Trump’s tweets after a barrage of ‘rhetoric that didn’t pan out’

"Like the perpetual drunk droning on, the regulars have stopped listening," one analyst told Business Insider.

Trump threatens to raise China tariffs if deal isn’t reached

By covering more consumer products, any further tariff increases would hit households harder than in previous rounds.

Global trade is stalling as Trump’s tariff fights drag on, WTO warns

The effects of trade tensions between the Trump administration and China have grown increasingly evident in the largest economies in recent months.

Trump isn’t ready to sign China deal, White House advisers say

The two sides have clashed over whether tariff rollbacks should be included in the first stage of the interim agreement.
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Tariff anxiety is mounting across American households, threatening the backbone of the economy

Trade tensions with China have raised alarm in American households, undermining one of the brightest spots in an economy otherwise expected to slow.

The US and China clash over key trade issues as Trump threatens more tariffs

China has resisted key US demands including agricultural quotas and efforts to scale back the forced transfer of technology.

China has been reluctant to commit to the farm purchases Trump touted

A $50 billion quota would be more than double the amount of agricultural products that China imported from the US in 2017.
U.S. President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Monroe, Louisiana

Trump warns US could ‘substantially’ raise China tariffs if deal isn’t reached

Businesses and investors around the globe were watching closely for signs that negotiations remained on track in Trump's speech at Economic Club.

Trump’s tariffs will ‘scorch’ growth in 2020 and job losses are likely, says UBS

The Swiss bank expects GDP growth to average at 1.1% in 2020. "The trade war has had a greater effect on the economy than we had expected," it said.