Trade Wars: Sensitive trade talks with China to continue

Politics 04/24/19, 12:57

President Donald Trump is sending a high-level duo to Beijing to continue United States and China trade talks. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will go to Beijing for talks that start on April 30, according to a White ...

Survey: China factory activity sinks to 3-year low

Business 02/28/19, 00:34

Chinese manufacturing activity fell to a three-year low in February amid a tariff battle with Washington and weak global demand, a survey showed Thursday. The monthly purchasing managers' index by the government statistics bureau and an industry group fell 0.3 points ...

US tariffs hike delay draws cautious welcome, boosts shares

Business 02/25/19, 02:00

President Donald Trump's decision to extend a deadline to escalate tariffs on Chinese imports raised cautious optimism in China on Monday and sent shares soaring. The Shanghai Composite index jumped 5.5 percent to its highest level since last summer after Trump ...

Asian stocks mostly higher after Trump tariff extension

Business 02/24/19, 23:45

Most Asian stock markets rose Monday after President Donald Trump said he would postpone a March 1 deadline for a U.S. tariff hike on Chinese imports following weekend talks on a battle over Beijing's technology ambitions. The Shanghai Composite Index gained ...

EU to react swiftly if Trump slaps tariffs on EU cars

Europe 02/18/19, 09:26

The European Union says that its reaction will be "swift and adequate" if U.S. authorities conclude that European cars are a threat to national security and should be hit with punitive tariffs. The U.S. Commerce Department is expected to issue soon ...

China appeals to US to accept its technology progress

World 01/31/19, 07:53

China urged Washington on Thursday to accept its industrial development after U.S. intelligence officials said Beijing steals or copies foreign technology, as the two sides prepared for another day of talks aimed at ending a tariff war over Beijing's technology ...

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