Taiwan's Quanta plans to move part of its production from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Notebook manufacturer Quanta Computer is planning to move part of its production from China to Southeast Asia to avoid U.S. tariffs targeting goods exported from China. ...

Taiwan among four ‘victors’ in Asia amid US-China trade feud

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan joins South Korea, Vietnam, and Bangladesh as a victor in the protracted trade battle between China and the United States, according to reports. The U.S. importe...

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___ US stock market notches best week since late November NEW YORK — Wall Street turned the page on a painful May in the stock market by notching its best week sinc...

Mexico's tequila exporters warily eye US tariffs deadline

EL ARENAL, Mexico (AP) — After decades of building a domestic market for Tequila Cascahuín, Salvador Rosales readied the family business for a plunge into the U.S. export market this year. He made sur...

US tariffs looming, many in Mexico back president's approach

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Facing possible crippling tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump is threatening to impose on the United States' biggest trading partner, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador h...

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___ Poor Americans likely to be hit hardest by new US tariffs PHOENIX (AP) — The biggest victims of President Donald Trump's tariffs won't necessarily be Mexicans o...

Mexicans launch friendly defensive to deflect US tariffs

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials have copied a page from Donald Trump's playbook in recent days, taking to Twitter to communicate that they are working flat-out to de-escalate tensions over immigr...

The Latest: Mexico calls new US tariffs a serious matter

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's announcement on a new tariff for Mexican imports in response to heavy flow of migrants (all times local): 9:20 p.m. ...

White House expects retaliation from China over tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The president's chief economic adviser says he expects China to retaliate over increased tariffs, after talks in Washington ended without a deal on trade. Larry Kud...

The Latest: China vows countermeasures to raised US tariffs

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the tariffs standoff between the United States and China as trade talks are underway in Washington (all times local): 12:40 p.m. China'...

US, Chinese negotiators to resume talks as US tariffs loom

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators are set to resume trade talks just hours before the United States plans to raise tariffs on Chinese imports in a dramatic escalation of tensions between ...

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___ Stocks, bond yields fall sharply as growth worries spread NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street was roiled Friday by new signs that global economic growth is slowing. The...

Trump slams European automakers, threatens US tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump criticized European auto makers Friday, suggesting he could impose tariffs on imports from companies such as BMW and Mercedes unless they build more plants in ...

Chinese exports fall amid weak demand, US tariffs

While Chinese export figures were up for January, they fell sharply in February, according to official data. They increased 9.1 percent in January, but fell 20.7 percent in February, compared with the...

Chinese exports fall amid US tariffs, weak global demand

BEIJING (AP) — China's exports to the United States fell 14.1 percent from a year earlier in the first two months of 2019 as President Donald Trump's punitive tariffs chilled demand, while sales to th...