President Trump expects US-China trade deal to be signed next month

Business 10/19/19, 10:33

President Donald Trump is expecting a trade deal between the United States and China to be signed in mid-November when he meets Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Chile, Reuters reported. Speaking to reporters at the White House on Friday, Oct. 18, President Trump said he ...

US, China restart trade talks in Shanghai

U.S. 07/30/19, 07:45

The United States and China restarted a new round of trade talks in Shanghai on Tuesday, July 30, but a deal remains uncertain as President Donald Trump seemed less than enthusiastic about the results. The South China Morning Post reported negotiators from the two countries opened their 12th round of talks ...

Global market on US-China trade talks and possible rate cut from Fed meeting

U.S. 07/29/19, 06:46

Global shares were mostly lower Monday as investors watched for developments in the trade conflict between the United States and China, with talks set to continue this week, according to AP. Bloomberg reported, "European equities rose, S&P 500 futures were little changed and Asian stocks fell at the start of a ...

US Treasury Secretary, Trade Rep heading to Shanghai for trade talks

China 07/24/19, 18:31

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer are heading for China early next week for talks intended to resolve the trade impasse between Washington and Beijing. Mnuchin told White House reporters that they will leave on Monday, July 29, for face-to-face trade negotiations since talks broke down in ...

China sets conditions for a trade deal with US: Remove all tariffs

China 07/05/19, 15:27

All tariffs imposed on Chinese goods must be eliminated if Washington wants a trade deal to be made with Beijing, China’s Ministry of Commerce said, as the two countries are preparing to restart their trade talks. “If the two sides are to reach a deal, all imposed tariffs must be removed. ...

US, China to resume trade talks in coming weeks after Trump-Xi meeting

Politics 07/04/19, 06:03

President Donald Trump’s chief economic adviser said U.S. and Chinese representatives will resume their negotiations to solve trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies. White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow told reporters that the two sides will relaunch their talks by phone in the coming weeks, a Bloomberg video showed ...

Asian shares mixed as Huawei sanctions stir trade fears

Business 05/17/19, 01:57

Asian stocks were mixed on Friday amid worries that U.S. economic sanctions on Huawei may cast a pall on trade negotiations with China. These fears weighed heavily on Chinese benchmarks. The Shanghai composite gave up 2.7% to 2,876.90. Hong Kong's Hang Seng lost 1.2% to 27,932.31 and the A-share index on ...

China’s Liu says trade talks with US have not broken down

Politics 05/11/19, 08:13

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He says trade talks with the U.S. have not broken down. Hong Kong's Phoenix TV on Saturday showed Liu telling reporters that the failure to reach an agreement in the tariffs war with the U.S. during meetings in Washington on Thursday and Friday was "a small setback." Liu ...

Update: China trade envoy hoping for rational talks

Politics 05/09/19, 22:59

The Latest on trade talks between China and the United States (all times local): 10:40 a.m. China's chief envoy to high-stakes trade talks with Washington says he came "with sincerity" and said more tariff hikes is "not a solution to the problem." Vice Premier Liu He told Chinese state TV the talks aimed ...

US, Chinese negotiators to resume talks as US tariffs loom

Politics 05/08/19, 23:20

U.S. and Chinese negotiators are set to resume trade talks just hours before the United States plans to raise tariffs on Chinese imports in a dramatic escalation of tensions between the world's two biggest economies. China says it will retaliate if President Donald Trump follows through, though the Commerce Ministry in ...

US, China begin new round of tariff war negotiations

Politics 04/30/19, 23:03

American and Chinese trade negotiators have begun more talks aimed at ending a tariff war after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said U.S. officials might be moving toward a decision on whether to make a deal with Beijing. Wednesday's meeting follows statements by both governments that they were making progress, which has ...

Mnuchin hopes for ‘substantial progress’ in China talks

Politics 04/30/19, 03:20

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he hopes for "substantial progress" in talks with Chinese officials aimed at ending a tariff war over Beijing's technology ambitions. Mnuchin arrived Tuesday in Beijing for the latest negotiations on the trade fight between the two biggest global economies, which has rattled financial markets. Mnuchin noted ...

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 House statement. They will meet with Chinese Vice Premier Liu ...

Japan reports exports, trade surplus slid in March

Business 04/17/19, 01:02

Japan's exports declined in March as shipments to China dropped more than 9%, pulling the nation's trade surplus sharply lower. The data released Wednesday by the Finance Ministry was more or less in line with forecasts. The report followed two days of trade talks with the U.S. in Washington aimed at ...

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