Free Press Journal
  • Markets, rupee falling due to global factors: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi: As the rupee weakened against the US dollar and markets closed deep in the red on Monday despite a series of measures announced by the government over the weekend, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said it was due to global phenomena occurring owing to squeeze on oil production and the US-China trade war.

  • US-China trade talks end with no breakthrough

    Washington/Beijing : US and Chinese officials ended two days of talks on Thursday with no major breakthrough as their trade war escalated with activation of another round of duelling tariffs on $16 billion worth of each country’s goods.

  • China, US trade war escalates amid talks

    Beijing : China on Thursday slapped 25 per cent tariffs on American imports worth about $16 billion in retaliation to a similar move by the US as the two economic giants escalated their trade war.

  • United States slaps 50% anti-dumping duties on India metal pipes

    Washington : The US has announced hefty preliminary anti-dumping duties on metal pipes imported from India, China and four other countries, in an aggressive tactic by the Trump administration to protect the American industry and lower the trade deficit.

  • US-China trade war hits $100 bn in goods

    Washington: From iconic Harley Davidson motorcycles and American bourbon to machinery and computer processors, the world’s two largest economies have exchanged punitive tariffs that slice through a wide swath of key products.

  • China moves WTO against US solar tariffs

    Beijing : China has blasted US tariffs on solar panel imports, filing a complaint at the World Trade Organization in the latest salvo of the trade battle between the world’s two economic giants.

  • US ups tariffs on $16-bn Chinese imports

    Washington : The Trump administration said today it was moving ahead with a stiff 25 per cent tariff on additional $16 billion worth of imports from China, intensifying a trade war between the two economic giants.

  • US unveils next round of tariffs on Chinese imports

    Washington: The Trump administration said today it was moving ahead with a stiff 25 per cent tariff on additional USD 16 billion worth of imports from China, intensifying a trade war between the two economic giants. After coming to power, the Trump administration has initiated steps to address the issue of massive balance of trade with China and to the alleged Chinese theft of intellectual property.

  • India can gain from US-China trade war

    New Delhi : With the US imposing additional 25 per cent duty on imports worth $34 billion from China, certain Indian products may become more competitive, CII said today.

  • China mulls tariffs on $60 bn US goods

    Beijing : Beijing warned on Friday it was prepared to impose new tariffs on $60 billion worth of US goods if Washington ups the ante in the escalating US-China trade war.

  • US-China trade war will have no winners

    One of the significant global trends these days is the rise of protectionism. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had identified this as one of three major global challenges in his speech at Davos earlier this year. The rise of protectionism is closely identified with the trade policies articulated, and now implemented, by President Donald Trump. His government’s latest move to impose high import duties on aluminum and steel is but the latest in