Steve Mnuchin

U.S. to lift China tariffs?

U.S. officials are reportedly debating lifting tariffs on Chinese imports to give Beijing a reason to make deeper concessions in ongoing trade talks between the two countries, the  Wall Street Journal reported. Treasury Secretary …

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U.S. delegation's trip to Davos forum canceled

U.S. President Donald Trump has canceled his delegation’s trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week due to the partial U.S. government shutdown, White House Press Secretary Sarah …

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U.S. starts lifting anti-Russian sanctions

The U.S. Department of the Treasury is set to remove Russian companies Rusal, En+ and Eurosibenergo (ESE) from its sanctions blacklist, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement. "En+, …

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U.S. actively considering waivers on Iran oil sanctions

The Trump administration is actively considering waivers on sanctions it will reimpose next month for countries that are reducing their imports of Iranian oil, a U.S. government official said on Friday. As Reuters writes in an article …

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Rusal shares up in Hong Kong and Moscow

Shares of Russia’s aluminum producer Rusal on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange grew 14.3% as of 04:30 Moscow time today amid reports of negotiations between the company and the US authorities on the possible removal of sanctions, according to …

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IMF puts itself at odds with Trump over US economy

The US budget deficit could trigger an upsurge of inflation and interest rates that shakes financial markets, according to a report by the International Monetary Fund. In a statement following its regular Article IV assessment of the …

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US seeks to quickly curb Iran oil after scrapping deal

The US is giving its allies 180 days to extricate themselves from Iranian oil deals, making explicit its desire to start curbing the nation’s crude exports quickly in a bid to go after Tehran’s economic lifeline. The …

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Will US Treasury drop Rusal sanctions?

The U.S. Treasury said it would provide sanctions relief to Rusal if Oleg Deripaska relinquished control, according to statement. It also extended the deadline for companies to wind down dealings with the Russian aluminum …

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Does US curtail sanctions campaign?

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that Washington's recent anti-Russian sanctions had the “necessary impact.” Speaking in an interview broadcast Thursday on Fox Business, Mnuchun said that these …

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