Former attorney general calls China ‘a ruthless competitor’ amid coronavirus outbreak
Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently warned of the threat posed to the United States by China in terms of trade and technology amid the spread of the coronavirus. In an interview with Breitbart News, Sessions, who believes that the Chinese regime is engaged in ruthless competition that does not ...
China economy grows at weakest pace in near 30-year, US tariffs bite
China’s economic growth dropped to the slowest level in nearly 30 years in the third quarter of 2019 as the tariff tensions with the United States hit its factory production. Reuters citing China’s statistics bureau reported the world’s second largest economy grew 6.0 percent on-year in the July-September period, after expanding ...
Slowdown in China: industrial output growth falls to 17-1/2 year low
The growth of China's industrial production continues to slow down. In August, reported Reuters, it fell to its weakest point in seventeen and a half years in the middle of a trade war with the United States and a decline in domestic demand. Retail sales, construction, and investment gauges also worsened ...
President Trump adviser: China economy crumbles, US holds upper hand in trade talks
China’s economy is collapsing while the United States is very strong, so Washington is holding the upper hand in trade negotiations with Beijing. President Donald Trump's economic adviser Larry Kudlow made those comments on CNBC on Tuesday, Aug. 6, in which he said the Trump administration still wants to negotiate and ...
President Trump presses WTO to reform China’s ‘developing country’ status
President Donald Trump put pressure on the World Trade Organization on Friday, July 26, to change how it designates developing countries, accusing China of taking unfair advantage of its status. A memo President Trump signed on Friday directed U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to “use all available means” to get the ...
World Bank maintains US forecast, downgrades global growth amid trade war
The World Bank has kept its economic growth forecast for the United States unchanged, though it downgraded the outlook for the global economy amid trade conflicts and rising government debts. In the report “Global Economic Prospects: Heightened Tensions, Subdued Investment” released on June 4, the World Bank forecast the United States ...
China’s 2018 economic growth sinks to 3-decade low
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's exports and domestic consumer spending weakened, official data showed ...
China 2018 economic growth falls to 3-decade low
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 the three months ending in December cooled to 6.4 percent ...
China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending
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 in December. Yu tightened his belt: No more movies or ...
US commerce secretary: US, China can reach trade deal ‘we can live with’
Officials from the world's two largest economies resumed talks in a bid to end their trade dispute
As US ‘debt-trap diplomacy’ rhetoric heats up, China-Africa relations hold fast
The United States’ rhetoric toward China is sharpening, but in Africa, that may not matter
US, China trade barbs at WTO amid calls for reform
US envoy says China's practices harming foreign companies and workers
China’s economy slowing, two indicators show
In November, retail sales and industrial output both rose but at their weakest pace yet
US confirms China soybean purchase, but no clarity over more sales
Soybean prices fell Thursday as grain traders eyed a massive U.S. soybean surplus in storage, and what is expected to be a record-large harvest from the world's biggest soybean exporter, Brazil
China, US discuss next stage of trade talks
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Sunday that unless US-China trade talks wrap up successfully by March 1, new tariffs will be imposed
US locks in duties on Chinese aluminum sheet imports
Decision marked the first time final duties were issued in a trade remedy case initiated by the US government since 1985
President Trump warns China: I am a Tariff Man
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 and I want this deal to happen, and it probably ...
No new tariffs: Trump wins trade battle with China
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 the weekend. At the G-20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, ...
What Trump speaks of relations with Xi, new trade deal with China
US leader says he has 'very strong and personal relations' with the Chinese president
China US tariff truce is opportunity with tight time frame
Leaders agreement seen clearing the air for now and as a positive step, but bridging the divide will not be easy
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