China’s 2018 economic growth sinks to 3-decade low

Business 01/21/19, 06:45

China's economic growth hit a three-decade low in 2018, adding to pressure on Beijing to beef up stimulus measures and settle a tariff war with Washington. Growth slowed to 6.6 percent from 2017's 6.9 percent as both the world's appetite for ...

China 2018 economic growth falls to 3-decade low

Business 01/20/19, 21:40

China's 2018 economic growth fell to a three-decade low as activity cooled amid a tariff war with Washington. The world's second-largest economy expanded by 6.6 percent over a year earlier, down from 2017's 6.9 percent, official data showed Monday. Growth in ...

China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending

Business 01/19/19, 19:35

Yu Mingang had a good job helping Chinese manufacturers prepare to sell shares to the public until the cooling economy derailed those plans. As demand for auditing services sank, the 25-year-old accountant in the eastern city of Hangzhou was laid off ...

President Trump warns China: I am a Tariff Man

Politics 12/05/18, 02:38

U.S. President Donald Trump on Dec. 4, in a series of Twitter posts, threatened to slap a range of import penalties on Chinese products if they did not make major changes in their economic relationship with the United States. "President Xi ...

No new tariffs: Trump wins trade battle with China

Politics 12/04/18, 02:33

U.S. President Donald Trump was able to extract a number of concessions from Chinese President Xi Jinping in exchange for not imposing any new tariffs on Chinese goods. Trump reached a major agreement while meeting with the world’s top leaders over ...

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