From Underwear to Cars, India’s Economy Is Fraying

TIRUPUR, India — When Alan Greenspan ran a consulting firm and wanted to know where the…

With India, Trump Practices the Art of the Mini-Deal

WASHINGTON — Call it the art of the mini-deal. The Trump administration is on the cusp…

Trump Calls China a ‘Threat to the World’ as Trade Talks Approach

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Friday that China was a “threat to the world” and…

China Detains FedEx Pilot Amid Rising U.S.-China Tensions

SHANGHAI — Authorities in southern China have detained an American pilot who works for FedEx, in…

Trade Conflicts Weigh on Confidence, Posing a Risk to Trump

Economists and business leaders have been warning for months that President Trump’s trade war could damage…

U.S. Outlines Plans to Scrutinize Chinese and Other Foreign Investment

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration proposed new rules on Tuesday that would allow the United States…

Trump Races for Trade Deals With Japan and India as China Fight Persists

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is racing to announce limited trade deals with Japan and India…

How an Oil Price Surge Could Hurt the U.S. Economy

For months, American consumers have kept the economy humming. While businesses pulled back, shoppers continued to…

An Oil Price Surge Could Hurt Consumer Spending, and the Economy

For months, American consumers have kept the economy humming. While businesses pulled back, shoppers continued to…

Senators Urge F.C.C. to Review Licenses of 2 Chinese Telecom Companies

WASHINGTON — The Senate’s top Democrat plans on Monday to ask the Federal Communications Commission to…

This Week in Business: E-Cigarettes Take a Hit, and Gig Workers Get Good News

It was a good week for soybean farmers and a bad one for “Froopy” e-cigarettes. What…

China Drops Some U.S. Pork and Soybean Tariffs as Trade Tensions Ease

BEIJING — China will exempt some American soybeans, pork and other agricultural products from additional tariffs,…

U.S. and China Lower Their Guard, a Little, Before Trade Talks

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Thursday that China would resume purchases of American farm goods…

Trump Drafts Order to Curb Foreign Contraband as China Talks Stagnate

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has drafted an executive order that would increase inspections of mailed…

China Lifts Tariffs on Some U.S. Goods in Modest Olive Branch to Trump

BEIJING — Beijing extended a modest olive branch to President Trump on Wednesday amid the continuing…