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To Many Chinese, America Was Like ‘Heaven.’ Now They’re Not So Sure.

BEIJING — Qi Haohan describes with pride the times he has leaped and pirouetted with American…

Trump Delays Auto Tariffs in Press for Deal With Japan, Europe

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Friday said he would delay tariffs on imports of cars and…

Trump Delays Auto Tariffs Amid Other Trade Fights

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Friday stepped back from opening another front in his global trade…

As Trade War Rages, China’s Sway Over the U.S. Fades

China usually gets its way. In Washington, on Wall Street and in corporate boardrooms, Beijing has…

How Xi’s Last-Minute Switch on the Trade Deal Upended It

BEIJING — China’s leader, Xi Jinping, seemed confident three weeks ago that a yearlong trade war…

Trump’s Latest Move Takes Straight Shot at Huawei’s Business

BEIJING — The Trump administration has filed criminal charges against Huawei for stealing technology. It has…

Trump’s Love for Tariffs Began in Japan’s ’80s Boom

WASHINGTON — Donald J. Trump lost an auction in 1988 for a 58-key piano used in…

30 Years Ago, Trump’s Answer for Competing With Japan Was the Same as It Is Today for China: Tariffs

WASHINGTON — Donald J. Trump lost an auction in 1988 for a 58-key piano used in…

Trump Moves to Ban Foreign Telecom Gear, Targeting Huawei and Escalating Battle With China

WASHINGTON — President Trump moved on Wednesday to ban American telecommunications firms from installing foreign-made equipment…

U.S., Mexico and Canada Near Deal on Metal Tariffs, Mnuchin Says

WASHINGTON — The United States is nearing an agreement with Mexico and Canada to roll back…

The Global Economy Was Improving. Then the Fighting Resumed.

LONDON — In ordinary times, worries about the health of the global economy tend to prompt…

Republicans Balk at More Tariffs as Trump Mulls More Farm Aid

WASHINGTON — At a White House meeting earlier this month, Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa, the…

Trump’s Tariffs, Once Seen as Leverage, May Be Here to Stay

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s tariffs were initially seen as a cudgel to force other countries to…

Why the U.S.-China Trade War Could Be Long and Painful: No Off-Ramps

ImagePresident Trump and China’s president, Xi Jinping, at a meeting in Beijing in 2017. This time,…

The New New World: In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’

Wu Shichun is one of countless Chinese entrepreneurs who over the past four decades have prospered…