China–United States trade war

A worker arranges yellow ginseng displays behind glass cases

American ginseng farmers battered by trade wars and pandemic

American ginseng demand has dried up amid the United States’ ongoing trade war with China, economic impacts from the pandemic and anti-Asian rhetoric.

A man stands in front of a large company sign with an image of a globe on it and Mandarin text written next to it.

American companies in China try to avoid US-China ‘political crossfire’

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Trump sits with his arms crossed with the US flag behind him.

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Trump-Xi phase one trade deal

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Grain buyers from Japan check out the corn on Rod Pierce's farm near Woodward, Iowa.

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A man holds soybeans in his hands.

How soybeans became China’s most powerful weapon in Trump’s trade war

China was once one of the biggest buyers of US soybeans. Now that the trade war between the US and China has intensified, tariffs have been put on US soybeans. Now, farmers across the country are hurting.

A container ship at the port of New Orleans. China is the US’ largest trading partner — the US imported $540 billion worth of goods from China last year.

Trump says trade wars are ‘easy to win.’ (They’re not.)

It looked like Washington and Beijing were close to a deal. But discussions fell apart and US President Donald Trump is increasing the rate for tariffs on Chinese imports.

a man with goggles and a protective helmet points to the factory behind him

In Springfield, Massachusetts, bracing for uncertainty from Trump’s trade policies

The coming years should bring more solid, blue-collar jobs to Springfield, as CRRC builds subway cars not just for Boston, but also for Philadelphia and LA. But now there’s a hitch: significant uncertainty linked to President Trump’s escalating trade war with China.

Iowa farmer Bruce Wessling walks through his farm. Iowa is the nation’s leading pork exporting state. China put a 25 percent tariff on imported American pork back in April.

Iowans get a giant ad from China in their Sunday newspaper

The Chinese government took out a four-page advertisement in the Des Moines Register on Sunday. The ad was designed like a four-page newspaper section with various “articles” commenting on the trade war between the US and China.

Trump meets with Jinping in China

The next cold war? US-China trade war risks something worse


The US and China once again exchanged fire in their escalating trade war. Tariffs have been the main source of ammunition thus far, but China has other weapons it could begin to deploy.