China represents one of the biggest consumer markets in the world. Can that potential profit offset the problems of investing for multinational corporations? Apparently, yes.
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.
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.
From May 2, any countries buying oil from Iran can expect US sanctions.
America’s objectives for a trade agreement with Britain spell out a stark Brexit future.
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.
The clock is ticking before the US ramps up tariffs on Chinese imports.
As fears of a US-China trade war grow, the eurozone is starting to look like a rock.
Despite agreeing to a ceasefire, the two sides offered differing depictions of their trade war truce that show a lasting peace may still be out of reach.
Businesses pulling out of the recent Saudi investment conference over journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death is just the latest example.
Americans seem to believe trade deficits are a bad thing, partly because of arguments suggesting they mean the US is ‘losing.’ An economist explains why that’s rubbish.
The US and China once again exchanged fire in their escalating trade war. Tariffs have been the main source of ammunition thus far, but China has other weapons it could begin to deploy.
Trump’s plan to slap $200 billion more in tariffs on Chinese goods is premised on yesterday’s waste-fueled economy. Tomorrow’s economy is ‘circular.’
Gordon Brown is worried. So should we all be.
It’s been 10 years since the U.S. signed into law a scheme to print money, essentially, and save the financial sector amid the sub-prime mortgage meltdown. Did it work? And who’s truly benefitted?
Watch out, Indonesia and South Africa.
Trump has started a trade war with China and much of the world. Here’s what you need to know.
The president launched a trade war largely on the premise of a massive trade deficit with China. A closer look at the iPhone shows why he’s wrong.
So far, he has not given any hints that his team is hatching a parallel set of economic policies that will benefit all Americans, let alone the world economy.
Donald Trump’s obsession with trade deficits, and his subsequent wielding of the tariff big guns, is the absolute wrong approach for the U.S. economy.