President Donald Trump: Pennsylvania’s economic performance “would have never happened without me”.  Photograph: Susan Walsh

The Trump administration delayed wide-ranging sanctions on Chinese imports on Tuesday in a sign of growing concern in Washington about the US economy.(...)

The Trump administration said it would delay the imposition of 10 per cent tariffs on a series of consumer goods imported from China  until December

The Trump administration said it would delay imposing a 10 per cent tariff on a series of consumer goods imported from China - including laptops and c(...)

US national security adviser John Bolton in London: “We’re with you, we’re with you.” Photograph: Peter Nicholls

The United States would enthusiastically support a no-deal Brexit if that is what the British government decided to do, US national security adviser J(...)

US president Donald Trump remained defiant on Twitter on Tuesday despite widespread anxiety in the markets. Photograph: Reuters

The ongoing trade war between the United States and China deepened considerably after the US treasury labelled China a currency manipulator. The provo(...)

Chinese vice premier Liu with US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin and trade representative Robert Lighthizer in May. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Top US and Chinese negotiators will meet face-to-face next week for the first time since presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to revive talks(...)

French senators voted to impose a new tax that will affect about 30 companies, including US groups Alphabet, Apple, Facebook and Amazon

US president Donald Trump has instructed his most senior trade official to investigate French plans to tax large technology companies, as US officials(...)

 The first day of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan.

US President Donald Trump on Friday said he hoped for productive talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on a trade war that is casting a shadow on gl(...)

Donald Trump did not say what kind of measures he was looking for to rein in automotive imports, but quotas could be an  option. Photograph: EPA

The US is giving the EU, Japan and other countries a six-month window to reduce car imports as an alternative to car tariffs, president Donald Trump (...)

US national security advisor, John Bolton (background) looks on during a meeting between president Donald Trump and president of Chile, Sebastian Piñera in the Oval Office in September, 2018. Photograph: Oliver Contreras/The Washington Post/Getty

In a scene evocative of the 1980s and 1990s and 2000s, a Republican administration has sent US naval forces to the Persian Gulf. As a mark of his infl(...)

US president Donald Trump (right) meets with vice-premier Liu He, the lead Chinese trade negotiator, in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, April 4th, 2019. Photograph: Sarah Silbiger/The New York Times

The United States and China appeared at a deadlock over trade negotiations on Sunday as Washington demanded promises of concrete changes to Chinese la(...)

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