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Trump Says Phase Two Deal with China to Start Soon

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - United States (US) President Donald Trump on Tuesday (01/21) hailed trade relations with China, saying negotiations with Beijing on phase two...

Trump Blasts Fed, ECB, BoJ for Negative Interest Rates

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - United States (US) President Donald Trump again lashed out at the Federal Reserve (Fed), criticizing the institution for its monetary policies,...

Trump to Impose 25% European Car Tariffs over Iran Policy

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - United States (US) President Donald Trump threatened Britain, France, and Germany governments with a 25 percent tariff on its cars unless...

Indonesia’s FM Sees Phase-One Deal Give Certainty

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian finance minister Sry Mulyani Indrawati sees the signing of phase one deal between the world’s two largest economies, United States...

US Keeps Tariff on Chinese Goods Despite Phase-One Deal

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – The United States (US) will keep more than US$360 billion worth of tariffs on Chinese goods it has levied against China...

US, Japan, EU Officials will Gather to Discuss China’s Trade Policies

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The United States (US) and China will end years of intense bilateral negotiations with a phase one deal on Wednesday,  (USTR)...

China Confirms Phase-One Trade Deal to Sign Next Week

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Chinese delegation, to be led by Vice Premier Liu He, will travel to Washington early next week to sign a...

US Trade Deficit Falls to Lowest Level Since 2016

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The United States (US) trade deficit narrowed to US$43.1 billion in November 2019 from a downwardly revised $46.9 billion gap in...

Morning Briefing: Thousands Protester Hit Indian Street

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! Indians are defying bans on assembly in cities nationwide as anger swells against a citizenship law seen as discriminatory...

NATO’s Chief Urges Alliance to Address China’s Rise

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is looking more disorganized than ever, but a major Pacific rival could help push them back...

Trump, Macron Clashes over NATO’s Role, IS Fighters

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - United States (US) President Donald Trump and French leader Emmanuel Macron have set out opposing views ahead of North Atlantic Treaty...

Trump Signs Hong Kong Human Rights Act, China Firmly Opposes

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - United States (US) President Donald Trump signed a law supporting Hong Kong's months-long protest movement on Wednesday evening (1127), handing anti-government...

US GDP Growth Revised Higher to 2.1% in 3Q

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The United States' (US) economy grew by an annualized 2.1 percent in third quarter (3Q) of 2019, compared to an advance...

Powell Hints No Further Cut This Year

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Federal Reserve (Fed) Chairman Jerome Powell hinted that the central bank is likely to keep its benchmark short-term interest rate unchanged...

US’s Fed Injects US$112B Liquidity to the Markets

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Federal Reserve (Fed) Bank of New York injects US$$111.90 billion to financial markets on Tuesday (11/12) through overnight repurchase agreements...

US Starts Official Process to Leave Paris Climate Agreement

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - President Donald Trump administration has announced on Monday (11/04) that the United States (US) is withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement,...

US, Japan Reaches Deal on Agriculture, Digital Trade

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The United States (US) and Japan have struck a limited trade deal that will cut tariffs on agricultural and industrial products...

US’s Federal Reserves Cuts Rate for 2nd Time in This Year

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Federal Open Market Committee cut its federal funds rate (FFR) for second time to 1.75-2 percent in September meeting held on Wednesday...

US Budget Deficit Passes US$1T in August

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The United States (US) budget gap narrowed to US$200 billion in August from $214 billion in the corresponding month of the previous...

China Pledges Countermeasures in Response to US Tariff Hikes

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - China announced that it would be forced to take necessary countermeasures if United States (US) moves forward with tariffs set to...

Trump Indicates to Cancel Next Round of China Talks

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - President Donald Trump said last weekend that the next round of trade negotiations between the United States (US) and China may...

US, China Trade War Moves to the Trenches

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - When President Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed at the G20 meeting in Osaka, Japan to resume trade talks, seasoned observers...

Iran Urges US to Lift Sanctions Before Nuclear Talks

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Iran' deputy foreign minister Abbas Araqchi announced on Sunday (07/7) that they would exceed the limit of uranium enrichment, an act that...

US Puts 400% Import Duty on Vietnam Steel Imports

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The United States (US) imposes import duties of more than 400 percent on steel imports from Vietnam, due to certain products...

US, China Agrees to Restart Trade Talks after Osaka’s Meeting

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - World’ two largest economies United States (US) and China have agreed to resume trade talks. Donald Trump announced, he would hold...

G20 Summit: Leaders Call to Fend Off Threats to Economic Growth

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - World leaders at Group of 20 (G-20) Summit in Japan are clashing over the values that have served for decades as...

Trump Uses Tariffs to Force Immigration Changes

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - United States (US) President Donald Trump would impose a 5 percent tariff on June 10 for all goods entering from Mexico,...

Trump: Mexico, Canada Agrees to Eliminate US’ Export Tariff Barriers

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – President of the United States (US) Donald Trump said he had reached an agreement with Canada and Mexico, where US could...

Trump Ramps Up Pressure on China to Reach Trade Deal

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - United States (US) President Donald Trump gives another pressure on China to reach a trade deal. Trump signed an order to...

Escalating US, China Technology and Trade War Adds Storm Clouds

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The combined impact of the United States (US) - China technology war and the escalating US-China trade war is clouding the...