BBC.- Donald Trump has renewed his criticism of the Harley-Davidson motorcycle firm over its plans to shift production away from the US in order to avoid European Union tariffs. The US president tweeted that the firm was using trade war as an “excuse”.
BBC.- The European Union will launch a raft of retaliatory tariffs against US exports on Friday, a top official has said. The move comes after US President Donald Trump imposed steep duties on steel and aluminium earlier this month. American exports such as blue jeans, motorbikes and bourbon whiskey will be targeted, trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom confirmed.
BBC.- US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on an additional $200bn (£151bn) of Chinese goods in a growing trade row. Mr Trump said the 10% tariffs would come into effect if China “refuses to change its practices”.
BBC.- US President Donald Trump has imposed 25% tariffs on $50bn worth of Chinese goods, accusing Beijing of intellectual copyright theft. Tariffs that affect more than 800 products worth $34bn in annual trade are due to come into effect on 6 July.
Bloomberg.- President Donald Trump will cut a lonely figure at a meeting of the world’s club for wealthy nations this week. From steel tariffs to Iran sanctions and climate change, the president will find himself isolated from other Group of Seven leaders at the summit in Quebec.
BBC.- Mexico has announced new tariffs on US products in response to Donald Trump’s decision to impose steep duties on imports of steel and aluminium.
BBC.- The US is playing a “dangerous game” by slapping tariffs on European steel and aluminium, the European Union’s trade commissioner has said.
Bloomberg.- Chinese finance officials had high expectations entering the first major meeting with new American counterparts last summer. President Donald Trump had feted Chinese President Xi Jinping at his Mar-a-Lago resort a few months earlier, suggesting the two nations would enjoy warmer ties than his campaign-trail attacks had implied.
Gestión.- La Fed afirmó que sus contactos en varios sectores incluidos el de manufacturas, agricultura y transporte expresaron preocupación acerca de los aranceles recientemente impuestos o propuestos por el presidente estadounidense Donald Trump.
Bloomberg.- Wall Street analysts, like markets, can’t agree on whether there’s a global trade war brewing. Some say President Donald Trump is simply bluffing with another $100 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods, while others fear broad economic ramifications.
Bloomberg.- Gold will surge to the highest level in five years if a global trade war breaks out, according to Rick Rule, chief executive officer of Sprott U.S. Holdings Inc., who’s been involved in the market for four decades.
Bloomberg.- Goldman Sachs Group Inc. delivered a comprehensive critique of Donald Trump’s planned metal tariffs, saying they risk damaging the world’s biggest economy by raising costs just as price pressures build, hurting allies more than others, and creating a two-tier global market.
El Comercio.- El mandatario presentó su plan de infraestructura. El documento, de 55 páginas de extensión, propone una inversión del gobierno federal por US$200 mil mlls. para los próximos 10 años.
Bloomberg.– The dollar’s worst start to a year since 1987 may get a lot worse. Regardless of whether the Trump administration wants a strong U.S. currency or not, this week’s plunge is breaching technical barriers that had stood as proverbial last lines of defense against a significant gap lower.
El Comercio.- A pesar de las polémicas generadas por el mandatario, la economía de Estados Unidos ha tenido un desempeño notable. La reforma fiscal es su principal apuesta.
Bloomberg.- MiFID II comes to life, geopolitical tensions cool a little and Trump pushes for wall funding. Here are some of the things people in markets are talking about today.
Bloomberg.- President Donald Trump’s “Make America Great Again” campaign slogan has been the driving vision of the federal government since January 2017. But how can we measure just how great America is becoming?
Bloomberg.- As legislators in Washington work to get the most sweeping rewrite of the U.S. tax code in three decades, regions including the European Union and China are expressing their concern that the bill may not comply with international rules and frustration about the effect it may have on local markets.
Bloomberg.- President Donald Trump and Republican leaders plan to release a tax framework this week that would dramatically cut taxes for corporations and the wealthy, provide a measure of middle-class tax relief and punish some households in Democratic-leaning states like New York and New Jersey.
Bloomberg.- President Donald Trump is now more likely than ever to end his first year in office without a single major legislative accomplishment.
Bloomberg.- Almost six months into Donald Trump’s presidency, Americans are feeling fairly optimistic about their jobs, the strength of the U.S. economy, and their own fortunes. That should be welcome news for the president, except for one thing: The public’s confidence largely appears to be in spite of Trump, not because of him.
Bloomberg.- The awkward relationship between Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron that began with a white-knuckle handshake and the U.S. president’s repudiation of the Paris climate accords gets a chance for a reset with Trump’s two-day visit to France.
Boolmberg.- President Xi Jinping’s complaint about a “negative” turn in China’s relationship with the U.S. showed the challenge facing Donald Trump when the two leaders meet in Germany this week.
Bloomberg.- Donald Trump is facing the deepest crisis of his presidency after a memo written by then-FBI Director James Comey surfaced Tuesday, alleging that the president asked him to drop an investigation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.
El Brexit y la elección de Trump son ejemplos de un creciente nacionalismo populista en varios países del primer mundo. Se argumenta que el surgimiento de esta ideología es respuesta al fracaso del sistema globalizado. ¿Es acertado concluir que la globalización es causa principal de las nuevas direcciones que van tomando las políticas de varios países?
Bloomberg.- President Donald Trump’s call to slash the corporate tax rate to 15 percent — a number that many economists say would boost the deficit so much that the cut would be short-lived — may be less about policy and more about deal-making.
Bloomberg.- A month before taking office in 2009, Barack Obama promised “a bold agenda” to create jobs rebuilding U.S. roads and bridges with “shovel-ready projects.” Almost two years later, Obama conceded what Donald Trump may yet learn: “There’s no such thing as shovel-ready projects.”
El pasado viernes, el presidente de la República, Pedro Plablo Kuczynski, se reunió con el mandatario de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, en la Casa Blanca, en Washington. Kuczynski es el primer presidente latinoamericano en reunirse en visita oficial con el mandatario estadounidense.
Bloomberg.- Investors mostly hit the pause button on Tuesday, with European stocks trading little changed and the dollar paring this month’s gains before President Donald Trump addresses Congress. Oil declined.
Gestión.- El presidente Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (PPK) se reunirá hoy con su homólogo estadounidense Donald Trump en la Casa Blanca. Se trata de la primera reunión de un mandatario latinoamericano con el presidente de Estados Unidos, nombrado el 20 de enero pasado. Esto pone al Perú en una posición expectante, consideró ayer jueves el premier Fernando Zavala.