Even so, the USA dollar hit a six-month high against the safe-haven Japanese yen as currency traders put trade worries aside and focused on Labor Department data that showed producer prices rising more than expected.
The record surplus "won't help already sour relations and escalating tensions", Jonas Short, head of the Beijing office at Everbright Sun Hung Kai, wrote in a note.
"Those talks produced progress, so much so that the USA government said they would put the trade war on hold, but all of a sudden an announcement was made to impose tariffs on imports from China". "Trade wars are not easy to win", he said. Chinese stocks fell into bear market territory and the yuan currency has skidded, though there have been signs in recent days its central bank is moving to slow the currency's declines.
China's total exports rose 11.3% year-on-year in June, beating a Bloomberg News forecast of 9.5%. "Not only will Chinese exporters suffer but American consumers as well", she said.
After a strong start to the year, growth in China's exports has moderated recently, and is expected to face more pressure from the initial round of U.S. tariffs.
The United States and China could reopen talks on trade but only if Beijing is willing to make significant changes, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday.
-China trade war made markets topsy-turvy on Wednesday, with US stocks breaking a four-session winning streak and Brent crude prices seeing their biggest one-day drop in two years.
For January-June China's trade surplus with the United States rose to $133.76 billion, compared with about $117.51 billion in the same period a year ago.
Industrial metals copper, zinc and lead all slumped as much as 4 percent to their lowest levels in about a year over worries that the trade dispute could dent China's commodity-hungry economy. Both official and private business surveys reported softer export orders last month.
"It's hard to put into words how important Tony Parker has been to the Spurs franchise over the past two decades", he said . Parker will have a piece of his time in San Antonio with him as he sets up camp in Charlotte.
The company will take an active role in helping interested entrepreneurs start, set up and manage their own delivery business. Amazon is getting into the package delivery business, with Youngstown one of many markets the company is targeting.
But there are already a bunch of special offers live that you can take advantage of as Prime Day edges closer. Amazon Prime members can earn up to $30 in free cash for shopping at Whole Foods this week.
Expert divers from the Thai Navy SEALs, experienced in conventional diving situations, were faced with an unprecedented challenge. John Volanthen, one of the two British divers who found the boys, played down the gallantry.
But by introducing Bluetooth features, Samsung has the potential to make it a phenomenal addition to the Galaxy Note line. We already know the Note 9 will be announced on 9 August in NY (we've collected all the rumours on that over here).
Most recently, his stepson Riza Aziz was also called into the MACC's headquarters today for questioning relating to the scandal. It follows an investigation into how billions of dollars went missing from a state fund - which he founded a decade ago.
The world number one was preparing for his Wimbledon second round match against Kazakhstan's Mikhail Kukushkin on Centre Court . Guido Pella of Argentina took out last year's beaten finalist Marin Cilic of Croatia in the second round at Wimbledon.
Holden, who is a model and a former pro soccer player, told the Today Show Friday what he thinks about the woman he sat next to. As the pair got more serious, so did Rosey. "She's a very very very lovely girl".
Abdullah reportedly said that unveiling the plan without coordinating with the Palestinians would be a "catastrophe". Abbas appealed to the Prince and the British people to support the Palestinian campaign for independence.
Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal has now been linked to at least 100 cases of salmonella infection across the USA since March. At least 30 of the 100 have been hospitalised, while no deaths have been reported, the CDC said .
Still, Ice Universe's claim runs directly opposite the increasing number of reports surrounding Samsung's upcoming launch plans. We do not have anything better to offer and companies rarely use logic when naming various phone models so it may well happen.
In a radio interview with WHAS in Louisville on Friday, Schnatter said he was "just talking the way that the Colonel talked". For the first three months of this year, Papa John's said a key sales figure fell 5.3 percent in North America.
By brawling with America's friends, critics say , Trump has squandered an opportunity to build a united front against China. Traders are reacting to retaliatory events and the imposition of fresh tariffs at the end of the week.
The princess Charlotte , who has a surprising point in common with the princes George and Louis, and it continues to be noticed. She kept her eye on the press pack as she and the rest of the family headed off for a private afternoon tea at Clarence House.
She won the grass-court tournament the last two times she played it, in 2015 and 2016, before missing it past year while pregnant. Williams' pregnancy was not without complications, as she told the BBC this week : "It's no secret I had a super tough delivery".
Dictionary.com also pointed out that the searches for "self-made" were up by 18,628 per cent on their website. Kylie Jenner is well on her way to becoming the "youngest self-made United States billionaire".
The Three Lions were kicked out of the tournament last night after a heart-breaking defeat during extra time against Croatia . Prince William, the president of the Football Association, said England could be proud of Southgate's team.
And while US spending in constant dollar terms has risen slightly since 2014, its share of NATO's overall spending has fallen. Trump tweeted on Tuesday that the U.S.is paying much more than its allies, which he said is not fair to American taxpayers.
Health officials say the rescued boys will be hospitalized for at least seven days, but they have been cleared to eat normal food. The boys became trapped in the cave on 23 June after heavy rains caused flooding, but were found alive last week by divers.
Almost 100 civilians have been killed since the assault began on June 19 with airstrikes, rocket fire and crude barrel bombs. But Russian negotiators had still not arrived several hours after another meeting was due to begin on Saturday, Jabawi said.
This is the highest % of team's total scored by any player in a completed innings in all worldwide cricket (Men/Women). Finch is the 2nd player after Chris Gayle to hit 10+ sixes in a T20I innings on two different instances.