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Trump’s 15% tariffs on $112B in Chinese goods take effect

The Trump administration's latest round of tariffs on Chinese imports have taken effect, potentially raising prices Americans pay for some clothes, shoes, sporting goods and other consumer goods in advance of the holiday shopping season.

China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US products

China has announced it will raise tariffs on $75 billion of U.S. products in retaliation for President Donald Trump's planned Sept. 1 duty increase in a war over trade and technology policy.

Kentucky farmer says tariffs are taking a toll on his profits

Farmers across the country are preparing to harvest their crops, but this year's profits will take a hit from tariffs.

Trump threatens 10% tariffs on China starting Sept. 1

President Donald Trump says the U.S. will apply a new tariff of 10% on about $300 billion worth of products from China on Sept. 1.

Trump’s threatened tariffs on hold after deal with Mexico

President Donald Trump has put on hold his plan to begin imposing tariffs on Mexico on Monday, saying the U.S. ally will take "strong measures" to reduce the flow of Central American migrants into the United States.

McConnell hopes tariffs on Mexico don’t kick in

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he hopes President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs on Mexico are avoided, saying Republicans are "not fans of tariffs."

Chipotle says tariffs could increase costs $15M

Restaurant chain Chiptole Mexican Grill says the Trump administration's threatened tariffs on Mexican products could add $15 million to its costs in 2019.

American distillers welcome end of tariffs in Canada, Mexico

American distillers have suffered shrinking exports since the last half of 2018 due to tariffs in key markets.

Trump announces tariffs deal with Canada, Mexico

President Donald Trump has announced a deal with Canada and Mexico that would scrap "major tariffs," ending a simmering trade dispute that began when the president imposed tariffs on imported steel and aluminum in the name of national security.

US says higher tariffs on China to hit on Friday

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says the higher tariffs on China that President Donald Trump threatened over the weekend will take effect at 12:01 a.m. Eastern time Friday.

Tariffs take toll on whiskey exports in last half of 2018

Tariffs take toll on whiskey exports in last half of 2018

US, China leave next steps for trade talks unclear

The United States says talks in Beijing on ending a bruising trade war focused on Chinese promises to buy more American goods. But it gave no indication of progress on resolving disputes over Beijing’s technology ambitions and other thorny issues.

China, US discuss plans for trade talks

China’s economy czar and the U.S. Treasury secretary discussed plans for talks on a tariff battle, the government said Tuesday, indicating negotiations are going ahead despite tension over the arrest of a Chinese tech executive.

White House hails China trade truce as skeptics raise doubts

The Trump administration is celebrating the 90-day truce it reached in its trade war with China as a significant breakthrough despite scant details, a hazy timetable and widespread skepticism that Beijing will yield to U.S. demands anytime soon.

Trump sees 25% tax on $267B in Chinese goods

President Donald Trump says he's prepared to impose a 25 percent tax on an additional $267 billion in Chinese imports.

Bevin promotes Chinese partnership amid US trade dispute

Governor Bevin talked economic development with the Chinese ambassador to the U.S. Monday night in Frankfort.

China vows retaliation for latest US tariff threat

China slammed the U.S. threat to expand tariff hikes to imports including apples, fish sticks and French doors as a “totally unacceptable” escalation of their trade battle and vowed Wednesday to protect its “core interests.”

Jack Daniel’s prices increase in Europe because of tariffs

The price of Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey will increase in the European Union because of the impact of the bloc's new 25 percent tariff.

Kentucky governor downplays effect of EU tariffs on bourbon

Governor Matt Bevin calls tariffs a "money grab" by the EU, and downplayed fears it could inflict pain on distillers in Kentucky.

Tariffs stir unrest among American whiskey producers

American distilleries large and small have watched warily as the threat of tariffs from Europe ratcheted up in recent weeks.

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