U.S.- China trade talks conclude as hopes of a deal build

Chinese and U.S. teams ended trade talks in Beijing on Wednesday that lasted longer than expected and officials said details will be released soon, raising hopes an all-out trade war that could badly disrupt the global economy can be avoided.


U.S.-China trade war hits plastics industry

The fomenting trade war being fought between the United States and China could disrupt global supply chains if tariffs on resins, processing machinery, tooling and plastic products come into effect.