U.S. And UK reach agreement on suspending tariffs on Scotch whisky: Spectator Magazine

(Reuters) – The United States and Britain have reached an agreement on suspending tariffs on Scotch whisky, the Spectator magazine reported on Thursday. The Donald Trump administration had imposed tariffs on an array of EU food, wine and spirits, including on Scotch whisky, which the industry says are putting its future at risk. Disclaimer: Fusion […]

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Yellen says U.S. will keep tariffs on China in place for now

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Yellen holds a news conference in Washington By Andrea Shalal and David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States will keep tariffs imposed on Chinese goods by the former Trump administration in place for now, but will evaluate how to proceed after a thorough review, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told CNBC […]

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U.S. says Vietnam’s currency actions ‘unreasonable’ but holds off on tariffs

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Senate Finance Committee hearing on U.S. trade on Capitol Hill in Washington 2/2 By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration said on Friday Vietnam’s actions to push down the value of its currency are “unreasonable” and restrict U.S. commerce, but did not take immediate action to impose […]

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U.S. slaps tariffs on French and German wines, aircraft parts amid EU dispute

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A glass of French red wine is displayed at the Chateau du Pavillon in Sainte-Croix-Du-Mont, 2/2 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. trade officials on Wednesday said they were increasing tariffs on certain European Union products, including aircraft-related parts and wines from France and Germany, amid an ongoing civil aircraft dispute between […]

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EU trade chief calls on U.S. to drop tariffs in Airbus-Boeing dispute: FT

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: EU’s anti-fraud package presentation in Brussels (Reuters) – The European Union’s new trade chief has told the U.S. to withdraw tariffs on more than $ 7 billion of EU products or face additional duties on exports to Europe, as he urged a settlement to the dispute over Airbus SE (PA:) and […]

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U.S. imposes tariffs on aluminum sheet from 18 countries

© Reuters. The third annual U.S.-Qatar Strategic Dialogue is held at the State Department in Washington WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is imposing new tariffs on $ 1.96 billion worth of aluminum sheet products from 18 countries after determining that the goods were being dumped, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Friday. The […]

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Pulled in many directions, Biden may keep Trump’s China tariffs in place

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Joe Biden, Democratic U.S. presidential nominee, speaks in Wilmington By David Lawder and Trevor Hunnicutt WASHINGTON/WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) – “Damaging,” “reckless” and “disastrous” are some of the words Joe Biden has used to describe tariffs imposed by Donald Trump on allies and rivals alike.He may keep some in place anyway if […]

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British trade minister pledges to fight ‘unfair’ U.S. tariffs – The Telegraph

(Reuters) – British Trade Secretary Liz Truss pledged to fight U.S tariffs on Scotch whisky, calling them “unacceptable and unfair” in an op-ed in the Telegraph on Sunday. “I will fight to consign these unfair tariffs to the bin of history”, she wrote (https:// while accusing the European Union of failing to protect British and […]

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U.S. leaves tariffs on Airbus aircraft unchanged at 15%

© Reuters. A logo of Airbus is seen at the entrance of its factory in Blagnac near Toulouse By Andrea Shalal and David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government on Wednesday said it would maintain 15% tariffs on Airbus (PA:) aircraft and 25% tariffs on other European goods, despite moves by the European Union […]

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U.S moves to protect lobster industry, threatens tariffs on China

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump signed a memorandum aimed at protecting American lobster fishermen who have found export markets drying up, a senior White House adviser said on Wednesday, adding that China could end up facing new tariffs. “If those purchase commitments are not met, the United States Trade Representative has been directed […]

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