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China vows to retaliate against new U.S. tariffs

Waar Media - 2018-09-18 13:46
WAAR-DUHOK: China said on Tuesday that it has no choice but to retaliate against new U.S. trade tariffs, raising the risk that President Donald Trump could soon impose duties on virtually all of the Chinese goods that America buys. The commerce ministry’ ...

Trump tells Apple to make products in U.S. to avoid China tariffs

Waar Media - 2018-09-09 14:15
WAAR-DUHOK: U.S. President Trump tweeted on Saturday that Apple Inc (AAPL.O) should make products inside the United States if it wants to avoid tariffs on Chinese imports. The company told trade officials in a letter on Friday that the proposed tariffs w ...

Trump’s tariffs could hit $200 billion of Chinese goods this week

Waar Media - 2018-09-06 11:33
WAAR-DUHOK: The United States could impose tariffs on roughly half of all Chinese goods entering the country by the end of the week. President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods could go into effect as soon as Friday when a ...

Turks smash iPhones in response to Trump’s tariffs

Waar Media - 2018-08-17 16:32
WAAR-DUHOK: People in Turkey are resorting to drastic measures in order to take a stand against President Donald Trump, destroying popular American products as a symbol for their opposition to the country’s stance on increased import tariffs. One video t ...

U.S. says new tariffs on Turkey to stay

Waar Media - 2018-08-16 14:34
WAAR-DUHOK: The U.S. and Turkey remained locked in a stalemate that has jolted global markets, as the White House said new tariffs on Turkish goods would remain and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received a financial lifeline from Qatar that should buy h ...

Turkey increases tariffs on US imports

Waar Media - 2018-08-15 12:26
WAAR-DUHOK: According to the country’s Official Gazette, the decree signed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, raised the levy on passenger cars by 120 percent, on alcoholic drinks by 140 percent and on leaf tobacco by 60 percent. Tariffs were als ...

Ankara Raises Tariffs on Part of Washington Imports

BAS News - 2018-08-15 11:54
ERBIL - A decree has been signed by the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan which raises the levy on passenger cars, the alcoholic drinks, and leaf tobacco, as well, according to the country's Official Gazette. Sputnik has cited the report as explaini ...

Erdogan says Turkey will boycott U.S. electronic products

Waar Media - 2018-08-14 14:31
WAAR-DUHOK: President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey would boycott electronic products from the United States, which has imposed sanctions and raised tariffs against Ankara in a dispute about the detention of a U.S. evangelical pastor. Erdogan sai ...

Japan, EU sign trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs

Waar Media - 2018-07-17 14:26
WAAR-DUHOK: The European Union and Japan signed a landmark deal on Tuesday that will eliminate nearly all tariffs on products they trade. The ambitious pact signed in Tokyo runs counter to President Donald Trump’s moves to hike tariffs on imports from ma ...

US and China begin ‘biggest trade war’ in history with $34bn tariffs

Waar Media - 2018-07-06 17:00
WAAR-DUHOK: The Chinese government said that it was “forced to counterattack” against US punitive tariffs on its imports, which went into effect early on Friday. A statement from the Chinese Commerce Ministry denounced US actions as “a violation of world ...

Europe threatens US with new tariffs worth $300bn as trade war escalates

Waar Media - 2018-07-03 15:42
WAAR-DUHOK: The United States could get a new round of retaliatory tariffs worth as much as $300 billion, if it moves ahead with new duties on European cars, the EU has warned. In a written statement to the US Department of Commerce Brussels reportedly w ...

Angela Merkel meets Donald Trump in Washington

Waar Media - 2018-04-28 20:04
WAAR-DUHOK: The German chancellor’s meeting with Trump was cordial and warm, but there was little sign of progress on the Iran nuclear deal or EU exemptions from trade tariffs. German newspapers on Saturday described Chancellor Angela Merkel’s brief meet ...

What Do Trump’s Tariffs Mean for the World Trade Organization?

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-03-14 20:53
It's not unusual for U.S. politicians on the campaign trail to decry free trade. Most voters will be happy to hear that they can blame other countries for their own economic problems. And most politicians know that it's safe to talk tough on trade before ...

Strike exporters to new customs tariff

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-03 18:44
According to reports received by Kurdistan Human Rights Association , exporters border market “Mehran” in East Kurdistan against the new customs tariffs on strike. During the announcement of the new rates of the customs border market, Exporters in active ...

Iraqi, Syrian dealers boost car market in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2017-05-31 11:21
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Because of lower tariffs in Erbil compared to Baghdad, many Iraqi and Syrian car dealers have moved their businesses into Iraq’s Kurdistan Region giving a boost to the local car market. Musana Al-Rawey just a few y ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – April 7, 2017

E-Kurd - 2017-04-07 09:04
Tariffs on agricultural imports continue in Kurdistan to boost local production Erbil: Authorities in the Kurdistan Region will continue to impose tariffs on imported agricultural goods to help the ailing Kurdish industry to increase production and meet ...
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