French wine is the subject of an ongoing trade dispute between the US and EU, but tariffs could have impacts not intended by US president Donald Trump.
Illegality doesn't matter when you've kneecapped the umpire who would have enforced the rules.
Australia has more to fear than most countries from a global trade and currency war. All eyes will be on the Reserve Bank governor Friday as he attempts to outline what might happen.
President Trump's decision to slap tariffs on US$300 billion of China's exports has set up a currency war that has engulfed Australia.
The US-China trade war shows no signs of slowing down. Here's what readers need to know.
The Fed's decision to cut interest rates for the first time since 2008 could lead to economic policies that are even more reckless.
While the US is a nation of immigrants, China is not. That's a huge competitive advantage when doing business in emerging markets.
Arguments over Trump's tariffs and trade wars are just the latest salvo in a heated debate that has raged since the dawn of the American republic.
Presidents Xi and Trump agreed to restart trade talks at the G-20, but even if a major deal is reached, US companies would still have a very hard time doing business in China.
Trump believes the money Americans spend on Chinese imports like the iPhone goes straight into China's pockets. In reality, China gets very little value from it.
Donald Trump says trade wars are easy to win. Is he right?
Trump may find it harder to maintain support for his escalating tariffs on China if the US economy shows further signs of weakness.
US-China relations are fast deteriorating, leading to fears that a ‘cold war’ may be brewing. A China expert explains what’s motivating its behavior.
The first great power rivalry of the 21st century has begun – and it's unlike any rivalry the world has ever seen.
Trump claims the tariffs he’s imposed on imports from China and elsewhere are saving US industries and jobs. The data offers a murkier picture.
An economist explains why the US and Chinese governments are most likely to dig in their heels rather than find a compromise to end the costly trade conflict.
Despite the growing role of data and technology in the world economy, there are very few rules to govern digital trade.
No longer do the world economic figures contradict the former US Treasury Secretary's theory.
A long tradition of casting blame abroad for economic woes.
As Trump prepares to deliver his delayed State of the Union address, here's what four economists had to say about the state of the union.