Tariffs

Chinese trade negotiators had a sudden change of plans Friday, canceling a visit to meet U.S. farmers after they wrapped up trade talks in Washington this week.

The U.S. is temporarily exempting more than 400 types of Chinese products from tariffs that President Donald Trump’s administration imposed last year, CNBC has confirmed.

The political network funded in part by billionaire libertarian Charles Koch is going to try a new strategy against President Donald Trump’s trade war with China after conceding its previous campaign hasn’t worked.

Trade negotiations between the two biggest economies in the world resumed on Thursday. Kayla Tausche has more for us from Washington.

Seema Mody gives us a special report on the changing travel industry where a softening U.S. economy and a slowdown in China has put travelers on notice, especially impacting the hospitality industry.

The U.S. and China are entangled in a trade war, and that’s hurting business and economic activity worldwide. One year on, a resolution is still nowhere in sight.

FedEx says the global economy is getting weaker and its profit and revenue are hurting. Frank Holland has more for us on the earnings recap.

China plans to exclude American farm goods, including soybeans, from tariffs in the latest move to ease trade tensions before the two countries restart trade talks next month.

Some 65% of U.S. CFOs think U.S. trade policy will be negative for their businesses over the next six months, according to the latest quarterly CNBC Global CFO Council survey released Friday.

Democratic presidential hopefuls hammered President Donald Trump over his trade war with China in Thursday’s debate as fears grow about the conflict shaking the global economy.

Both major economic powers seem to dial down their trade tensions by offering concessions. Eunice Yoon explains for us from Beijing.

Wall Street nears new records on a renewed hope on tariff delays. Kayla Tausche has more for us.

President Donald Trump said China will start purchasing U.S. farm goods “in large amounts.”

U.S. stock index futures were higher Thursday as investors cheered a delay to higher U.S. tariffs against Chinese imports along with a large bond buying program from Europe’s central bank.

China’s Ministry of Finance announced plans to exempt 16 types of U.S. products from additional tariffs on Wednesday, including food for livestock, cancer drugs and lubricants.