Map. History of Trade Wars conflict

22 March 2018
"We recognize the potential gravity of the situation here," says @USTradeRep official in response to concerns of retaliation by China if Section 301 trade action taken by @POTUS.
"I can't really get ahead of the president. It's his decision," says @USTR official when asked if China to be targeted tomorrow by US with Section 301 action.
Brazil cuts interest rates to new record low of 6.5%
Trump to announce trade sanctions on China Thursday, says official
Treasury's Mnuchin says has worked on options for Trump to impose investment restrictions on China as part of intellectual property investigation
French judiciary formally puts former President Sarkozy under investigation on charges of corruption
Fed's Powell: prospect of trade war 'more prominent risk' to outlook
Investigators end questioning of Sarkozy: source
Fed raises rates, signals confidence in strengthening economy - Reuters
Lighthizer says China high tech products in focus for tariffs, Korea is a particular problem in the area of steel
Facebook down 2.2 percent, Twitter up 3 percent at market open $FB $TWTR
Wall Street opens flat as jitters build on expected rate hike, tariff talk
Affrican leaders sign largest free trade agreement since creation of World Trade Organization
An Iranian who chairs a Maltese bank has been arrested on U.S. charges that he participated in a scheme to evade U.S. sanctions and funnel more than $115 million paid under a Venezuelan construction contract through the U.S. financial system, federal prosecutors said
EU proposes new tax targeting tech giants: commissioner
EU approves buyout of Monsanto by German chemical firm Bayer: official
EU should defend its interests but avoid escalation in tariff row with U.S. said BusinessEurope director Markus Breyer. "Take them to the WTO" and threaten to apply safeguards
OFK Bank, 25 percent of which is owned by Putin's former classmate Nikolai Yegorov, goes into temporary administration.
Kaspersky is moving its servers which process data from U.S. and European users to Switzerland in response to spying allegations. Company docs say doing so will put data outside the jurisdiction of Russian security services
Kudrin says there is a window of only two years for reforms before the next election campaign starts, pleads for transparency and predictability from the government
SpaceX in early talks to build a manufacturing facility in the Port of LA
1 day ago
Qatar is ready to supply liquefied gas to Ukraine - Poroshenko
"Hope we will not have to react" to US steel tariffs Merkel says after meeting Irish PM ahead of EU summit. Working on "compromise": EU trade commissioner @MalmstromEU and German trade Minister @Altmaier in Washington along with German and other G20 finance ministers
After meeting with US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, German Economy Minister @PeterAltmaier said both sides had the "impression" it was possible to find a "solution" this week to avoid a serious trade conflict between the US and the EU. "It's not certain, but I see a chance."
2 day ago
Maldives to lift state of emergency, charge ex-president, chief justice with bribery
China's premier pledges further market opening as talk of trade war mounts
Case of Libyan financing: the former President of the Republic Nicolas Sarkozy has been in GAV since this morning on the premises of the Office anticorruption. (Mediapart)
G20 pushes for free trade as U.S. vows to defend national interest
San Francisco may become the first major city in the U.S. to ban the sale of fur in stores and online.
Dow Jones Industrial Average closes down 335 points (1.35%); shares of Facebook down 6.77%
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