International Trade and World Market

That’s not how trade wars usually go. READ MORE: • The president appeared eager on Friday to defend his decision to levy sweeping tariffs, calling trade wars “easy to win.” • Many economists say the opposite: that even the prospect of a trade war will hurt economic expansion. • In…

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The proposed measures angered many of the United States’ closest allies and neighbors. Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission, said on Thursday night, shortly after the comments by Mr. Trump, that the tariffs appear to represent “a blatant intervention” to protect the United States steel industry. He vowed…

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