US President Donald Trump speaking at the Rose Garden of the White House on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Donald Trump planning more restrictions on US tech exports to China as trade war friction continues

  • Commerce Department expected to roll back rules making it easier for US companies to export goods that have both civilian and military purposes
  • It may also end policy of approving export licences for such goods if they go to civilian use and instead require reviews on case-by-case basis
Topic |   US-China tech war

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US President Donald Trump speaking at the Rose Garden of the White House on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Bill Pellett inspecting a corn field at his family farm in Iowa in April. Photo: Xinhua

US unveils US$16 billion in new aid for farmers burned by trade war with China

  • Bulk of funds will be spent on direct payments to farmers producing wide range of crops and livestock
  • US Agriculture Department will also buy US$1.4 billion worth of surplus commodities and invest US$100 million in programmes promoting US farm products overseas
Topic |   POLITICO

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Bill Pellett inspecting a corn field at his family farm in Iowa in April. Photo: Xinhua
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