Trade

President Donald Trump’s threat to impose punishing new tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese goods looms over his planned meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit of world leaders.

Even if the U.S. and China come to some sort of an agreement at this week’s G-20 summit, the world’s two largest economies will still be fighting for much longer, conservative economics writer Stephen Moore told CNBC on Wednesday.

President Donald Trump expressed optimism Wednesday for a trade deal with China but said he’s happy with the way things are going and is still considering putting tariffs on all Chinese imports.

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Wednesday the U.S. and China were close to a trade deal, and he’s optimistic that progress can be made during weekend talks between President Donald Trump and China’s Xi Jinping.

Multinationals are considering whether to shift production out of China as tensions with the U.S. remain heightened. Carl Quintanilla reports for us from Vietnam.

As tensions with other countries climb, American investors are sticking close to home.

While 66% of Americans said foreign equities could diversify their portfolios, just 48% of investors hold 1% to 25% allocations to these stocks in their portfolios.

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have come a long way since their now-famous icy handshake in November 2014.

What can we expect from Wall Street and their reaction with the upcoming U.S. trade talks with China at the G-20 Summit? We speak with David Lebovitz, who’s at JP Morgan Asset Management, with his analysis.

President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order imposing “hard-hitting” new sanctions on Iran in response to the downing of an unmanned U.S. drone last week.

President Donald Trump is threatening to impose “major” new sanctions against Iran on Monday, ramping up the pressure on the Islamic Republic at a time when its economy is straining under the weight of financial restrictions.

The Supreme Court on Monday announced that it will not yet hear a challenge to President Donald Trump’s tariffs on steel imports into the United States.

As President Trump tries to negotiate a trade deal with China that is enforceable at the national level, but in West Virginia the biggest deal the administration has done with China is serving as a cautionary tale. Kayla Tausche has more for us.

Apple said in a letter to U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer released Thursday that tariffs on its products would hurt its contribution to the U.S. economy.

China’s foreign ministry struck a warmer tone that positive outcomes regarding trade talks with the U.S. is possible. Eunice Yoon has more for us in Beijing.

One of the most controversial companies in the world, China’s telecommunications giant, Huawei, is in the spotlight because of their close ties with the Chinese government leads to fears that it could use its devices to spy on other countries and companies. Their CEO sat down and spoke with our Deirdre Bosa in Shenzhen, China.