US ups China trade war ante, threatens tariffs on $200bn of goods

US ups China trade war ante, threatens tariffs on $200bn of goods Image: AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin The Trump administration raised the stakes in its trade dispute with China, threatening 10pc tariffs on a list of $200bn...

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Opinion: When are we going to face up to the hard facts about expansion? Stock Image. What a challenging farming year we are having. At this stage it looks as if Mother Nature is prepared to...

China’s US surplus hits record as tariffs loom

China's US surplus hits record as tariffs loom China's leader Xi Jinping China's monthly trade surplus with the US rose to a record high in June, underlining the imbalance at the heart of an escalating trade...

RDS wants State to help with €60m revamp of famed venue

RDS wants State to help with €60m revamp of famed venue Interview: Michael Duffy CEO Michael Duffy says naming rights are one financing option the RDS has. Photo: Gerry Mooney As views from the office go Michael...

Running Turkish economy now a family affair

Running Turkish economy now a family affair Investors' disappointment over Albayrak is less about his economic credentials than his family pedigree. Photo: Getty Images PhD in finance? Check. Graduate school in the US? Check. Experience as...

Theresa May is doing a ‘fantastic’ job on Brexit – Donald Trump backtracks on...

Theresa May is doing a 'fantastic' job on Brexit - Donald Trump backtracks on blueprint criticism Trump says looks forward to trade deal with UK In interview, had said UK PM May doing Brexit wrong...

Retailer cost cutting putting fresh milk supply in shops at risk warn dairy farmers

Retailer cost cutting putting fresh milk supply in shops at risk warn dairy farmers Jim Mulhall, a liquid milk supplier to Glanbia from Kilkenny. Image: Dylan Vaughan. Dairy farmers that produce fresh milk have hit out...

US proposes tariffs on 200bn dollars more in Chinese imports

US proposes tariffs on 200bn dollars more in Chinese imports Donald Trump has threatened to tax as much as 550 billion dollars. The US said the new levies are a response to China’s decision to retaliate...

Burgers made from artificial meat could be in restaurants by 2021

Burgers made from artificial meat could be in restaurants by 2021 Mosa Meat says it has received funding to back the lab-made product it introduced five years ago. Professor Mark Post with a lab-grown meat burger...

Howlin calls for Rosslare upgrade

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