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Tariff trade war 'negatively' affect US, China economies: QNB

Tariff trade war 'negatively' affect US, China economies: QNB

A trade war of tariffs between the US and China negatively affect both economies through different channels, QNB has said in an economic commentary.

Adidas, Nike, PUMA say new tariffs on China would be 'catastrophic'

Adidas, Nike, PUMA say new tariffs on China would be 'catastrophic'

Adidas, Nike and PUMA on Tuesday urged US President Donald Trump to prevent the shoe industry from falling victim to the trade war with China, saying new tariffs could be ‘catastrophic.’

Trump delays decision on auto tariffs for up to six months

Trump delays decision on auto tariffs for up to six months

President Donald Trump on Friday announced he will delay by six months a decision on imposing steep tariffs on imported autos.

Trump plans to delay auto tariffs for six months: industry sources

Trump plans to delay auto tariffs for six months: industry sources

President Donald Trump plans to hold off on imposing steep tariffs on imported autos while the US pursues agreements with key trading partners, industry sources told AFP Wednesday.

Trump orders tariff hike on remaining Chinese imports

Trump orders tariff hike on remaining Chinese imports

US President Donald Trump cranked up the heat in a trade battle with China on Friday, ordering a tariff hike on almost all remaining imports from the world's second-biggest economy ...

Global trade war would threaten financial stability: ECB

Global trade war would threaten financial stability: ECB

Rising protectionism's impact on financial markets has been ‘contained’, European Central Bank researchers said in a paper published Tuesday, while warning of graver risks if a trade war goes global.

IMF warns tariffs could come at 'significant economic cost'

IMF warns tariffs could come at 'significant economic cost'

Worsening trade tensions and exchange of tariffs could cause ‘significant economic cost’ to the global economy, an International Monetary Fund spokesman warned Thursday.

China hits back as US trade tensions threaten economy

China hits back as US trade tensions threaten economy

Tit-for-tat tariffs on products worth tens of billions have left the US and China teetering on the brink of an all-out trade war, one Beijing can ill-afford with headwinds mounting for its economy.

Kahramaa launches new mobile application

Kahramaa launches new mobile application

The update is part of Kahramaa’s “endeavour to provide high-quality smart services in accordance with the highest quality standards”, the corporation has said in a press statement.

EU investigates tariff avoidance by Chinese steel firms

EU investigates tariff avoidance by Chinese steel firms

The European Union's anti-fraud office (OLAF) is investigating whether Chinese companies shipped steel through other countries to avoid anti-dumping duties, as trade disputes with the world's largest steel producer heat up.

Dubai announces first airport tax on passengers

Dubai announces first airport tax on passengers

The emirate of Dubai, whose airport is the world's busiest for international passengers, announced Wednesday it was introducing a tax on travellers to help finance expansion ...

Nigerian workers slam power tariff hike

Nigerian workers slam power tariff hike

Thousands of Nigerian workers took to the streets yesterday to protest against a 45% increase in electricity prices that they say will hit the country’s poorest.