Trade war

Trade war

Geopolitical Cold War with China would be ‘dreadful mistake,’ warns US economist

US politicians risk making a “dreadful mistake” by stoking a geopolitical Cold War with China, a renowned US economist has warned

US president Donal Trump (L) and China president Xi Jinping

China exports rise confounding analysts, but imports decline

Exports in July increased 7.2 per cent from a year earlier, the fastest pace since December last year, customs data showed on Friday, confounding analysts' expectations for a 0.2 per cent drop and ...

A cargo ship carrying containers is seen near the Yantian port in Shenzhen, following the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, Guangdong province, China on 17 May 2020

Trump imposes US ban on transactions with WeChat, TikTok

The order would effectively ban WeChat in the United States in 45 days by barring "to the extent permitted under applicable law, any transaction that is related to WeChat by any person, or with ...

The messenger app WeChat and short-video app TikTok are seen near China and U.S. flags in this illustration picture taken on 7 August 2020

'US and China enter a new cold war'

The abrupt closure of China’s consulate in Houston marks the latest incident in a rapidly escalating conflict between China and the United States.

US president Donald Trump (L) and China`s president Xi Jinping.

China trades sanctions with US in row over Uighurs

China announced "corresponding sanctions" against the United States on Monday after Washington penalised senior Chinese officials over the treatment of minority Uighur Muslims in the western region ...

US president Donald Trump (L) and China`s president Xi Jinping.

US to urge stock exchanges globally to tighten rules for Chinese companies

US state secretary Mike Pompeo plans to warn American investors against 'fraudulent' accounting practices of China-based companies and suggest the Nasdaq's recent decision to tighten listing rules ...

US state secretary Mike Pompeo speaks to the media at the State Department in Washington on 20 May.

Asia's factory pain worsens as China recovery fails to lift demand

Asia's factory pain deepened in May as the slump in global trade caused by the coronavirus pandemic worsened, with export powerhouses Japan and South Korea suffering the sharpest declines in business ...

An employee works on a production line manufacturing steel structures at a factory in Huzhou, Zhejiang province, China. Picture is taken on 17 May 2020.

China announces new tariff waivers for US imports

China announced on Tuesday a new list of 79 US products eligible for waivers from retaliatory tariffs imposed at the height of the bilateral trade war, amid continued pressure on Beijing to boost ...

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Stocks fall as Trump's China tariff threat dampens risk appetite

The euro rose and the US dollar fell against most of its peers, and the pound succumbed to weak economic data. Crude oil prices traded in and out of negative territory.

US president Donald Trump leads the daily coronavirus task force briefing as Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Stephen Hahn listens at the White House in Washington, US, on 24 April 2020

Coronavirus: US-China trade truce at risk

A hard-won trade war truce between the US and China is at risk as the coronavirus pandemic rocks the global economy, making it tough for Beijing to fulfil its commitments.

Coronavirus: US-China trade truce at risk
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