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Pew survey: 60% in US hold dim view of China amid trade war

Rising tensions over trade have dimmed Americans' opinions of China. A new Pew Research Center poll finds that 60% say they have an unfavorable view.       ...

Pew survey: 60% in US hold dim view of China amid trade war

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Foreign ministers of China, Japan, South Korea to hold talks amid trade, history tensions Top diplomats of South Korea and Japan plan to meet their Chinese counterpart in Beijing next week amid a flare-up in tension over trade and history, Seoul's foreign ministry said on Friday....
2019-08-16, 13:13

Trade war dims outlook for U.S. business operations in China: survey U.S. companies doing business in China are still making profits there, but 81% say escalating trade tensions between the world's two largest economies have affected their business operations, a survey released Thursday by the US-China Business Council found....
2019-08-29, 21:39

IMF stands by yuan view; says China could need stimulus if trade war worsens The International Monetary Fund on Friday stood by its assessment that China's yuan valuation was largely in line with economic fundamentals, but an IMF official said the fund was encouraging China to pursue a more flexible exchange rate with less intervention....
2019-08-10, 03:13

Most Europeans see China's 'aggressive' trade practices as an economic threat, survey shows With a population of more than 1.3 billion, the Chinese market is already a huge source of revenue for companies around the world — but the state's economic policies have faced heavy criticism....
2019-09-20, 17:13

Top diplomats of S. Korea, Japan hold talks amid high tensions over trade, history The top diplomats of South Korea and Japan held bilateral talks in Beijing on Wednesday as Seoul is considering whether to renew a military information-sharing pact with Tokyo amid badly frayed relations....
2019-08-21, 10:26

Asia Pacific stocks set to trade mixed amid US-China trade jitters Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade mixed at the open on Friday following a series of developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front that dampened hopes of a deal being struck soon....
2019-09-20, 01:52

| Taiwan and US officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have held their first meeting in four decades this month, with the aim of deepening cooperation, the government in Taipei has said....
2019-05-28, 19:52

Taiwan and U.S. security officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have met to deepen cooperation, the government in Taipei said, the first such meeting in four decades that came amid tense relations between the United States and China....
2019-05-27, 06:00

China and the U.S. Will Hold Trade Talks in Washington in October Chinese and American officials plan to hold trade talks in Washington in early October, the latest attempt to tame a trade war that is rippling through the global economy....
2019-09-05, 10:00

Wyoming may hold the key to the rare earth minerals trade war with China America depends on China for 80% of its rare earth imports. But mining experts say Wyoming may play a key role in making the U.S. mineral-independent: Its Bear Lodge mountain range is home to an estimated 18 million tons of rare earth....
2019-07-10, 15:26

China, U.S. to hold trade talks in October; Beijing says phone call went well China and the United States on Thursday agreed to hold high-level trade talks in early October in Washington, amid fears that an escalating trade war could trigger a global economic recession....
2019-09-05, 15:26

Trump says China trade talks 'back on track,' new tariffs on hold The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after President Donald Trump offered concessions including no new tariffs and an easing of restrictions on tech company Huawei in order to reduce tensions with Beijing....
2019-06-29, 19:26

WRAPUP 5-Trump says China trade talks 'back on track,' new tariffs on hold The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after President Donald Trump offered concessions including no new tariffs and an easing of restrictions on tech company Huawei in order to reduce tensions with Beijing....
2019-06-30, 06:00

WRAPUP 4-Trump says China trade talks 'back on track,' new tariffs on hold The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after President Donald Trump offered concessions including no new tariffs and an easing of restrictions on tech company Huawei in order to reduce tensions with Beijing....
2019-06-29, 23:00

China Trade Talks "Back On Track", New Tariffs On Hold: Donald Trump The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after President Donald Trump offered concessions including no new tariffs and an easing of restrictions on tech company Huawei in......
2019-07-01, 14:39

Amid trade war, China’s Xi talks up economy BEIJING (AP) — Amid the trade war with the United States, Chinese President Xi Jinping is expressing confidence in the resilience of the Chinese economy. In an interview with Russian media published Wednesday, said strong consumer demand is helping drive growth. He said first quarter GDP growth of 6...
2019-06-05, 10:00

China's exports to US fall amid trade war China's exports to the US were down year-on-year in August. The dive follows July's surprise growth and comes amid a high-pressure campaign by Washington to coerce Beijing into signing a new trade deal....
2019-09-08, 19:13

Oil falls amid new round of tariffs in US-China trade war Oil prices fell on Monday after new tariffs imposed by the United States and China came into force, raising concerns about a further hit to global growth and demand for crude....
2019-09-02, 04:52

The Latest: Amid trade war, China’s Xi heads to Moscow NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Chinese President Xi Jinping is talking up the Chinese economy’s resilience as he heads to Moscow for a state visit affirming increasingly close ties between the former Cold War rivals....
2019-06-05, 19:39

China is lowering tariffs on other countries amid trade war with the US As Beijing has raised duties in response to the Trump administration's tariff announcements, it lowered trade barriers for exporters around the world....
2019-06-20, 01:01

Oil prices steady amid US-China trade dispute Oil prices steadied on Wednesday after falling at the start of the session, with the potential for damage to the global economy and fuel demand from the intensifying China-U.S. trade dispute continuing to cast a shadow over the market....
2019-08-07, 05:13

China's GDP growth slumps to 27-year low amid trade war with US China's second-quarter growth has slowed to 6.2%, its weakest rate in almost three decades. The figure reflects trade pressure from the US and weakening global demand....
2019-07-15, 09:52

China's yuan slips to 11-year low amid trade war China's yuan has slumped to an 11-year low, prompting US President Donald Trump to accuse Beijing of "currency manipulation." The dive has also shaken other currencies in the region....
2019-08-05, 18:39

Asia stocks slip amid US-China trade uncertainty Asia markets pared earlier losses but still saw declines on Tuesday as the U.S.-China trade war intensified, after Beijing confirmed it is suspending agricultural product purchases in response to new American tariffs....
2019-08-06, 18:52

"China's Greenhouse Targets At Risk Amid Trade War With US": Top Official China's greenhouse gas emission targets are at risk as a result of the trade war with the United States, which has put Beijing's coal-reliant economy under heavy pressure, a senior climate official......
2019-08-30, 12:26

Trump reveals $16B farm aid package amid trade war with China WASHINGTON — President Trump announced $16 billion in fresh aid to help farmers and ranchers who have been hurt by his year-long trade war with China. “We will ensure that the farmers will get the relief that they need and very, very quickly. It’s a good time to be a farmer, we’re gonna make s...
2019-05-24, 10:39

China sovereign fund CIC says cautious of U.S. investment amid trade war China Investment Corp (CIC) reported a 37% dive in annual profit on Friday and said the ongoing Sino-U.S. trade war has made the Chinese sovereign wealth fund more cautious about investing in the United States....
2019-09-20, 12:00

Asia markets slip amid US-China trade jitters Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Wednesday that a trip to Beijing to resume trade negotiations has not been scheduled yet, reducing hopes of a speedy resolution to the U.S.-China trade war....
2019-05-23, 05:13

China's Yuan Hits 11-Year Low Amid Trade Tensions The plunge past 7.0 prompted Washington to officially brand Beijing a "currency manipulator". China's central bank has "resolutely opposed" the label....
2019-08-27, 03:00

China Rejects U.S. Warship’s Visit Amid Trade War Tensions The denial of a port visit to Qingdao came in the same month that two U.S. ships were denied permission to dock in Hong Kong, according to the United States....
2019-08-28, 12:26

Trump increases tariffs on China amid escalating trade war President Trump retaliated against China’s new tariffs Friday afternoon, declaring that he would increase existing and future levies on Chinese goods. “Starting on October 1st, the 250 BILLION DOLLARS of goods and products from China, currently being taxed at 25%, will be taxed at 30%,” he tweeted. ...
2019-08-24, 01:39

Global Stocks Uneven Amid U.S.-China Trade War Tensions Asian markets ended lower, but shares on Wall Street and in European markets rose after President Trump and Beijing officials publicly discussed potentially restarting stalled talks....
2019-08-27, 06:13

Oil steadies, set for weekly gain amid hopes for end to US-China trade war Oil prices were steady on Friday, with crude benchmarks poised for multi-week gains amid a sharp drawdown in U.S. crude inventories, while trade tensions eased as Washington and Beijing agreed to hold high-level talks next month....
2019-09-06, 11:52

SAP chief says German headquarters an advantage amid U.S.-China trade war German business software company SAP SE has an edge over its U.S. rivals because it faces potentially fewer restrictions on doing business with China, Chief Executive Bill McDermott said in an interview....
2019-09-10, 05:39

Trump Gives Farmers $16 Billion in Aid Amid Prolonged China Trade War The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers on Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China....
2019-05-23, 19:52

US Warship Sails In South China Sea Amid Trade Tensions A US Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Wednesday, the US military said, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between the world's two......
2019-08-28, 20:00

Size matters. Big U.S. farms get even bigger amid China trade war As the 2018 harvest approached, North Dakota farmer Mike Appert had a problem - too many soybeans and nowhere to put them. Selling was a bad option. Prices were near decade lows as U.S. President Donald Trump's trade war with China weighed heavily on the market. Temporary storage would only buy him ...
2019-09-17, 14:13

President Trump Says U.S. Is ‘Doing Very Well With China’ Amid Continuing Trade Talks President Donald Trump said the U.S. is “doing very well with China, and talking!” in a Twitter message sent hours after his top economic adviser laid out a potential timeline for the resumption of substantive trade talks with Beijing. We are doing very well with China, and talking! &...
2019-08-19, 18:13

U.S. and China Resume Trade Talks Amid Dim Prospects for Deal American officials are playing down the likelihood of an agreement as they restart negotiations with their Chinese counterparts in Shanghai this week....
2019-07-31, 18:26

Tesla plans to raise prices in China amid trade war US electric vehicle maker Tesla will raise prices in China on Friday, earlier than planned, and is considering increasing prices again in December should Chinese tariffs on US-made cars take effect, people familiar with the matter said. The people declined to be identified as the plan has not been m...
2019-08-27, 16:52

China aims to rev up shale gas drive, wean itself off imports amid U.S. trade row China aims to slash its growing dependence on gas imports by boosting domestic projects like shale fields as the security of its energy supply comes under the spotlight amid a festering trade war with the United States....
2019-09-02, 21:13

China may restrict access to tech amid spiraling trade dispute with U.S. China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute....
2019-06-09, 21:00

Oil falls 1% amid U.S.-China trade dispute, uncertainty on supply cuts Oil prices fell more than 1% on Monday as U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude and as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal....
2019-06-11, 01:26

US Says To Take Action To Ensure Rare Earths Supply Amid China Trade War The United States says it will take "unprecedented actions" to ensure the supply of strategic elements and rare earths, as China mulls possible export controls for materials that are critical to......
2019-06-05, 13:26

China To Suspend Tariff Hikes On U.S. Soybeans and Pork Amid Trade War (BEIJING) — China will lift punitive tariffs imposed on U.S. soybeans and pork in a trade war with Washington, a state news agency said Friday, adding to conciliatory gestures by the two sides ahead of negotiations. China will suspend tariff hikes on soybeans, pork and some other farm goods, t...
2019-09-14, 01:13

China's Growth Struggles Mount Amid Prolonged Trade Battle China reported a raft of weak economic data, adding to evidence that the world’s second-largest economy is slowing further as it remains locked in a trade war with the U.S....
2019-08-14, 16:52

China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions China is making preferential tax treatment available to more chip design and software firms, in an effort to support domestic industries amid escalating trade tensions with the United States....
2019-05-22, 15:39

US is preparing big weapons sale to Taiwan in a challenge to China amid trade war The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion dollars worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war between the world's two biggest economies escalates....
2019-06-06, 10:39

Global markets rattled amid standoffs over Brexit and U.S.-China trade war The latest rounds of tariffs took hold over the weekend as investors are still smarting from a particularly volatile August, and there has been no word on when U.S.-China talks will resume....
2019-09-03, 22:39

Asia stocks slip amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if needed....
2019-07-17, 02:26

One of the world's biggest investors warns of low returns amid US-China trade war GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, says it's investing in countries such as Vietnam to cushion the impact from heightened political uncertainty....
2019-07-03, 04:39

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St steadies amid U.S.-China trade jitters U.S. stocks showed signs of stabilizing on Thursday, but gains were kept in check by conflicting comments on trade talks from President Donald Trump and Beijing that reinforced concerns about a potentially lengthy battle harming global growth....
2019-05-30, 23:01

U.S. Treasury Department Labels China a Currency Manipulator Amid Trade War Escalation WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department labeled China a currency manipulator Monday after Beijing pushed down the value of its yuan in a dramatic escalation of the trade conflict between the world’s two biggest economies. The decision, which came hours after President Donald Trump accu...
2019-08-06, 03:13

Goldman downgrades Caterpillar, citing weakness in China business amid trade war Goldman Sachs downgraded Caterpillar and said it saw production cuts in the North America and China construction equipment markets due to the ongoing U.S.-China trade....
2019-08-08, 14:39

Oil dips in volatile trade amid uncertainty on supply cuts, U.S.-China tariffs Oil prices edged lower on Monday in volatile trading as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal and U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude....
2019-06-10, 19:52

China's yuan sinks amid fears Beijing may give up on US trade talks Leadership could be ‘weaponising’ its currency, says one analyst, as Asia stock markets sink to six-month lowThe simmering trade tensions between the United States and China have threatened to spark a full-blown currency war after Beijing allowed the yuan to drop below a level it had previously defe...
2019-08-05, 09:00

Wall Street inches higher amid ‘no news’ on China trade spat In a topsy-turvy market, no news is good news. Wall Street climbed Wednesday as traders tiptoed back into stocks — with market strategists citing a lack of negative headlines about the US-China trade spat. The Dow Jones Industrial Average popped 258.20 points — closing up 1 percent at 26,036.10 whil...
2019-08-29, 00:00

Asia stocks rise amid positive signals from Beijing on US-China trade Stocks in Asia traded higher on Friday following hints from Beijing that it will not retaliate against the latest round of tariffs from Washington for now, amid the ongoing U.S.-China trade war....
2019-08-30, 02:26

Asia Pacific stocks inch higher amid US-China trade jitters Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up on Friday as investors digested a series of developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front that dampened hopes of a deal being reached between the two economic powerhouses....
2019-09-20, 12:26

China's central bank is poised to cut interest rates amid trade war, economist says The People's Bank of China is expected lower rates twice later in 2019 and once in 2020 amid the country's trade fight with the U.S., said a Bank of America Merrill Lynch economist on Wednesday....
2019-06-05, 19:01

METALS-Copper falls amid lack of progress on U.S.-China trade talks Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange fell on Tuesday, on track for a third straight decline, amid a lack of news on steps to settle a prolonged trade dispute between the United States and China....
2019-07-09, 05:26

A Hong Kong-based garment maker says it's doing more than moving out of China amid the trade war It's crucial for businesses to be flexible and to hedge one's bets amid the protracted and unpredictable trade war, according to a Hong Kong-based garment maker....
2019-09-02, 10:00

California rare earths miner races to refine amid U.S.-China trade row The owner of the only U.S. rare earths mine is going on a hiring spree as it looks to significantly boost production, part of a strategy to build out American refining capability after China raised tariffs on the minerals amid an escalating trade war....
2019-08-24, 01:13

FOCUS-California rare earths miner races to refine amid U.S.-China trade row The owner of the only U.S. rare earths mine is going on a hiring spree as it looks to significantly boost production, part of a strategy to build out American refining capability after China raised tariffs on the minerals amid an escalating trade war....
2019-08-23, 23:13

Top US port for China ocean trade reports decline in June imports amid dispute The Los Angeles and Long Beach port complex, the nation's busiest and the No. 1 for ocean trade with China, handled 5.1% fewer inbound containers of cargo in June, as the trade standoff between Washington and Beijing disrupts global supply chains....
2019-07-12, 01:26

Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, extending sharp gains from the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on continued tensions in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
2019-06-19, 04:26

Wall Street banks are bailing on troubled American farmers amid US-China trade war In the wake of the US housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mortgage sector....
2019-07-11, 18:00

Chinese shares surge amid positive US-China trade development; yuan jumps Stocks in Asia rose in Wednesday morning trade following positive developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front, while the offshore yuan jumped....
2019-06-19, 05:39

U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 billion outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended Wednesday, according to data released by......
2019-05-21, 17:13

White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions The move would require telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson to move production out of China to keep serving the U.S.       ...
2019-06-24, 04:39

Asia stocks bounce back amid positive signals from Beijing on US-China trade Stocks in Asia traded higher on Friday following hints from Beijing that it will not retaliate against the latest round of tariffs from Washington for now, amid the ongoing U.S.-China trade war....
2019-08-30, 04:39

Global markets rattled amid Brexit, U.S.-China trade war standoffs; Dow falls nearly 300 points The volatility comes as investors are still smarting from a particularly volatile August, and there has been no word on when U.S.-China talks will resume....
2019-09-03, 22:39

German recession fears weigh on stock markets amid U.S.-China trade tensions The markets have been in a spin cycle since President Donald Trump announced on Aug. 1 that he would impose 10% tariffs on about $300 billion in Chinese imports....
2019-08-14, 16:00

Global markets rattled amid Brexit, U.S.-China trade war standoffs; Dow falls nearly 400 points The volatility comes as investors are still smarting from a particularly volatile August, and there has been no word on when U.S.-China talks will resume....
2019-09-03, 21:26

Exclusive: Foxconn eyes sale of $8.8 billion China plant amid trade war woes - sources Taiwan's Foxconn is exploring the sale of its new $8.8 billion display panel factory in China, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as demand for the product wanes amid an intensifying U.S.-China trade war....
2019-08-02, 09:39

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U.S. interests, writes Mukesh Aghi, president and CEO of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum....
2019-06-28, 20:52

Exclusive: Pentagon races to track U.S. rare earths output amid China trade dispute The Pentagon is rapidly assessing the United States' rare earths capability in a race to secure stable supply of the specialized material amid the country's trade conflict with China, which controls the rare earths industry, according to a government document seen by Reuters....
2019-07-12, 20:52

‘Search For & Refuse All Deliveries.’ Amid Trade War, Trump Urges USPS Crackdown on Fentanyl Trafficking From China With tensions over trade with China escalating, President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is “ordering” the U.S. postal service and express shipping companies to “SEARCH FOR & REFUSE all deliveries of fentanyl,” a deadly synthetic opioid. American officials have long blam...
2019-08-24, 08:39

South Korea's July exports slump for eighth month amid US-China trade dispute and Japan curbs South Korea's exports shrank 11.0% in July from a year earlier, trade ministry data showed on Thursday, largely in line with an 11.3% fall tipped in a Reuters poll....
2019-08-01, 06:39

Kelly Brook's renovation on hold: radio host applies to build bat boxes after survey uncovers colony in cottage roof Kelly Brook and her boyfriend Jeremy Parisi need to find ways to house the protected bats in their roof space, before their home renovation can go ahead....
2019-09-05, 00:26

OnePlus Buyers Hold Onto Their Phones Longer Than Samsung Buyers: Survey Premium smartphones for this survey were considered as all phones priced above Rs. 20,000, and the report notes that Samsung and OnePlus are competing closely in this segment....
2019-07-03, 15:52

NYPD cops receive survey on mental-health options amid suicide spike The NYPD on Thursday sent out a survey asking cops to assess the department’s mental-health options, amid a troubling spate of suicides among New York’s Finest, insiders told The Post. The voluntary, 22-question survey — sent out department-wide less than a day after the ninth cop suicid...
2019-08-16, 15:39

New York overtakes London as world's financial capital amid Brexit chaos, survey claims Uncertainty surrounding the U.K.'s departure from the EU has seen New York overtake London as the financial center of the world, according to a new survey of financial professionals....
2019-05-28, 17:39

Survey Shows Americans Are Becoming More Supportive of Transgender Rights Amid Federal Rollback of LGBTQ Protections More than six in ten Americans say they have become more supportive of transgender rights compared to their stances five years ago, according to a new survey. The findings from the Public Religion Research Institute, a nonpartisan research organization, show a shift in public perception across polit...
2019-06-11, 13:52

West skeptical of investment from China: survey Chinese investment is causing disquiet in a number of places, particularly in the US and Europe, according to a new survey. The sentiment poses a problem for Chinese firms seeking to expand their global footprint....
2019-05-21, 18:26

The view from China – in pictures Fifty galleries from across China and beyond are heading to Shanghai to showcase the best contemporary photography in this year’s Photofairs Shanghai. Here are our favourites Continue reading......
2019-09-17, 15:00

Survey: China’s factory activity declines in June BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory activity contracted in June, adding to pressure on Beijing to shore up economic growth amid a costly tariff war with Washington. A monthly index released Sunday by an official industry group, the China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing, held steady at the prev...
2019-06-30, 13:00

Just 7% of Canadian exporters familiar with CETA as Trudeau pushes trade diversity: survey The vast majority of exporters, which are positioned to benefit from the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, could very well be asking: CETA who?...
2019-07-19, 12:52

The Guardian view on hacking: a dangerous arms trade | Editorial Cyberweapons are dangerous in themselves. Their proliferation makes them much more harmfulNSO Group, an Israeli firm that has risen to a billion-dollar valuation on the strength of the aggressive hacking tools it sells to authoritarian governments across the Arab world, is being sued by lawyers and ...
2019-05-21, 21:26

Fed's Powell bolsters rate cut view on trade, growth concerns Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday set the stage for the first U.S. interest rate cut in a decade later this month, pledging to "act as appropriate" to defend an economic expansion threatened by trade disputes and a global slowdown....
2019-07-10, 21:39

'The View' hosts jump to Serena Williams' defense, smash Roger Federer, amid latest controversy Panelists on “The View” weighed in Monday on the controversy surrounding tennis players Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem and one host took a jab at Roger Federer....
2019-06-05, 04:39

Oil to trade in current range or higher this summer as US-Iran tensions simmer — CNBC survey Oil experts surveyed by CNBC don't expect talks between the U.S. and Iran for at least 6 months, and more than a third see no military confrontation....
2019-06-28, 16:39

US Geological Survey says magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits western China BEIJING (AP) — US Geological Survey says magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits western China. The post US Geological Survey says magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits western China appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-17, 18:26

Fed's Powell bolsters rate cut view on trade, global growth concerns Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday set the stage for the first U.S. interest rate cut in a decade later this month, pledging to 'act as appropriate' to defend an economic expansion threatened by trade disputes and a global slowdown....
2019-07-10, 21:39

Shares skid on view trade spat morphing into tech cold war World shares skidded lower on Thursday as concerns grew that the China-U.S. trade conflict was fast turning into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies and that Brexit was heading for another unpredictable twist....
2019-05-23, 16:39

WRAPUP 1-Fed's Powell bolsters rate cut view on trade, growth concerns Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday set the stage for the first U.S. interest rate cut in a decade later this month, pledging to "act as appropriate" to defend an economic expansion threatened by trade disputes and a global slowdown....
2019-07-10, 22:00

State Legislature to hold hearing on Con Ed amid NYC blackouts “The hearing will examine Con Edison’s preparedness and response to the blackouts that have left tens of thousands of New Yorkers in the dark this summer as well as consider remedies to ensure system reliability in the future."...
2019-07-25, 07:26

A private survey shows China's manufacturing activity for May was slightly higher than expected The Caixin/Markit factory Purchasing Managers' Index for May was 50.2, slightly above the 50 level which analysts polled by Reuters had expected....
2019-06-03, 05:26

Nirmala Sitharaman To Hold Press Briefing Amid Stimulus Expectations Several businessmen say the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government needs to take swift action on the economy, as the economic growth in January-March slid to a near five-year low of 5.8 per cent.......
2019-08-23, 14:52

Papua New Guinea to hold key parliament session amid leadership turmoil Papua New Guinea's lawmakers gathered on Tuesday for a crucial sitting of parliament, with opponents vowing to topple the government of Prime Minister Peter O'Neill, who clings on despite promising to resign three days ago....
2019-05-28, 07:52

Warsaw to Hold Gay Pride Parade Amid Fears and Threats in Poland The largest pride parade in Central and Eastern Europe comes as a government campaign depicts the gay rights movement in Poland as a threat to families....
2019-06-08, 13:39

NFL puts full-time referee program on hold amid labor talks Those who want to see full-time referees in the NFL will have to wait a little longer. The NFL has put its full-time officials program on hold while it engages in ongoing labor talks with the NFL Referees Association, according to ESPN. The program, which launched in 2017, gives approximately 20% of...
2019-07-12, 18:00

Taliban-US hold fresh talks in Doha amid peace deal hopes The US and the Taliban are holding a new round of talks seeking to end nearly 18 years of war in Afghanistan. But uncertainty around a potential peace deal has triggered anxiety among many Afghans....
2019-08-03, 13:39

China Detains FedEx Pilot Amid Rising U.S.-China Tensions The seizure of the pilot, allegedly because air-gun pellets were found in his luggage, marks the latest difficulty for foreign travelers and companies in China....
2019-09-20, 12:52

Democrat lifts hold on Treasury nominees amid ongoing fight over Trump's tax returns The top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee is dialing back his threat to block Treasury Department nominees, saying he will allow hearings on three nominees to proceed....
2019-07-19, 13:39

Galilee Basin mine next to Adani put on hold amid doubts over future of thermal coal MacMines Austasia abandon plans, raising questions about basin’s viability as a source of Queensland employmentThe backer of a massive coal proposal in the Galilee Basin, adjacent to Adani’s Carmichael mine site, has quietly abandoned its plans amid growing doubts about the long-term profitability o...
2019-05-23, 03:39

Oil prices hold steady amid Middle East tensions, weak economic data Oil prices steadied on Tuesday, caught between rising tensions in the Middle East and signs that economic growth is being hit by trade tensions between the United States and China....
2019-06-18, 03:39

China's services sector growth slows in June as export orders shrink, a private survey shows Growth in China's services sector slowed to a four-month low in June as new orders from overseas customers fell, a private survey showed on Wednesday, adding to signs of strain on the economy as the U.S.-Sino trade war drags on....
2019-07-03, 04:39

The Latest: Trump, Abe hold talks on North Korea, trade TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 11:20 a.m. President Donald Trump says he has a good feeling about getting North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons. Speaking Monday alongside Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo, Trump said the U.S...
2019-05-27, 08:39

U.S., Chinese negotiators hold 'constructive' phone talks on trade U.S. and Chinese trade officials held a "constructive" phone conversation on Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said, marking a new round of talks after the world's two largest economies agreed to a truce in a year-long trade war....
2019-07-10, 03:13

Anchors From Fox and Chinese State TV to Hold Live Debate on Trade Experts say the debate between Trish Regan and Liu Xin will help a Communist Party-controlled television network raise its profile in America, where it has struggled to gain a foothold....
2019-05-29, 17:13

Oil prices hold steady on hopes trade tensions could ease Crude oil prices held mostly steady on Tuesday on optimism that U.S.-China trade tensions would ease and on hopes that major economies would enact stimulus measures to counter a possible global economic slowdown that could affect oil demand....
2019-08-20, 07:00

Japan, US to hold working-level trade talks June 10-11 Japan and the United States will hold working-level talks on trade in the United States on June 10-11, Japan's economy minister said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04, 10:13

Trump's trade war with China is leaving tech with a growing tab, trade group warns Tariffs on imported Chinese products cost the US tech industry $1.3 billion in May 2019 alone, according to data from the Consumer Technology Association -- and the cost is expected to grow....
2019-07-18, 01:00

Asia stocks trade mixed ahead of China trade data Stocks in Asia traded mixed on Thursday as investors await the release of Chinese trade data, amid Washington's protracted trade war with Beijing....
2019-08-08, 03:00

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer talks Mexico trade, China tariffs in Senate hearing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified in the Senate Tuesday, where he gave details on the Trump administration's trade policy and faced questioning about the enduring trade conflict with China....
2019-06-18, 21:13

UPDATE 4-U.S., Chinese negotiators hold 'constructive' phone talks on trade U.S. and Chinese trade officials held a "constructive" phone conversation on Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said, marking a new round of talks after the world's two largest economies agreed to a truce in a year-long trade war....
2019-07-10, 06:52

REFILE-UPDATE 4-U.S., Chinese negotiators hold 'constructive' phone talks on trade U.S. and Chinese trade officials held a "constructive" phone conversation on Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said, marking a new round of talks after the world's two largest economies agreed to a truce in a year-long trade war....
2019-07-10, 09:39

Mexico says to hold talks with China in early July Mexico will hold "high-level" meetings with Chinese officials in Beijing in early July after a summit of the Group of 20 global powers in Japan, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11, 22:13

US-China trade spat: China's Asian neighbors see record investments More and more companies are relocating their factories from China amid trade tensions between Washington and Beijing, a UN report shows. Is China's "world's factory" tag under threat as firms seek to avoid US tariffs?...
2019-06-12, 22:26

Canada needs to ‘hold China accountable’ for flow of fentanyl: Scheer Chinese labs are thought to be the source of much of the powdered form of the synthetic drug that has displaced less potent opioids in Canada's street-drug supply....
2019-06-01, 01:52

Will U.S.-China trade war help end China’s dependency on Western tech? The geopolitical clash between the United States and China hinges on the tiniest of technologies, chips and other components that are essential to nearly every smartphone, laptop computer and cellular......
2019-05-24, 16:26

China says US-China trade teams in contact ahead of G20 BEIJING (AP) — China says its trade negotiators are talking to their U.S. counterparts on how to resolve disputes ahead of an expected meeting between their two heads of state at the G20 meeting in Japan later this week. Wang Shouwen, a Commerce Ministry vice minister, said Monday the sides were see...
2019-06-24, 07:39

China, U.S. to resume trade talks but China says demands must be met Top Chinese and U.S. officials will resume trade talks in accordance with the wishes of their leaders, but China hopes the United States will create the necessary conditions for dialogue, the Chinese commerce ministry said on Thursday....
2019-06-20, 14:39

China says US-China trade teams in contact ahead of G-20 China says its trade negotiators are in contact with their U.S. counterparts on ways of resolving their disputes ahead of an expected meeting between Trump, Xi this week...
2019-06-24, 09:52

China says both U.S., China should make compromises in trade talks Both China and the United States should make compromises in trade talks, Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said on Monday, ahead of a much anticipated meeting between the Chinese and U.S. presidents at this week's G20 summit in Japan....
2019-06-24, 06:39

China, U.S. defense chiefs hold talks at Asia security summit Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan held talks on Friday at an Asia security summit in Singapore, a meeting the Pentagon said was "constructive and productive," amid heightened tensions between the two countries over trade and security....
2019-05-31, 14:26

China city puts incinerator project on hold after protests - state media The city of Wuhan in central China has put a controversial garbage-burning power plant on hold and promised not to proceed without the approval of residents, the Global Times newspaper said on Tuesday, following days of protests....
2019-07-09, 08:26

Amid 'mass confusion' on popular CBD products' legal status, Feds hold hearing The U.S. Food and Drug Administration held a hearing Friday to collect information about popular cannabis compounds such as CBD.        ...
2019-05-31, 23:00

U.S. Stocks Decline Amid Trade Woes U.S. stocks fell as a wave of selling that analysts attributed to mounting doubts about a trade deal pulled lower everything from bank stocks to shares of technology companies....
2019-08-12, 22:26

U.S. Stocks Slip Amid Trade Worries U.S. stocks fell and bond yields slipped again, as guarded investors hedged their bets on whether the U.S. and China are working toward de-escalating their trade spat....
2019-08-27, 20:00

Fertilizer StocksWilt Amid Trade Tensions Shares of farm-supply companies came under further pressure following disappointing quarterly results from fertilizer maker Mosaic Co. amid an escalation in the U.S.-China trade fight....
2019-08-06, 22:13

U.S. Midwest manufacturing in contraction amid trade tension Manufacturing industries in the U.S. Midwest tumbled into contraction territory in July as a deal on trade between China and the United States remained elusive, two private surveys showed on Wednesday....
2019-07-31, 19:13

Rupee Off Day's High Of 69.47 Against Dollar Amid Volatile Trade Rupee vs dollar today: Rupee vs dollar: Foreign funds pulled out Rs 97.05 crore from the capital markets on a net basis on Wednesday, provisional data showed. The rupee opened higher at69.47 against......
2019-06-20, 14:00

Sensex Rises Over 200 Points From Day's Low Amid Volatile Trade Domestic stock markets moved in a range amid volatile trade on Tuesday. The S&P BSE Sensex index was stuck in a range of 231.11 points, with 38,148.63 and 37,917.52 as the strongest and weakest levels......
2019-07-23, 09:00

U.S. Treasury Prices Climb Amid Trade Turmoil U.S. government bond prices surged—pushing the yield on the 10-year Treasury note to its lowest level since August 2016—as investors flocked to safer assets in response to a further escalation of the U.S.-China trade conflict....
2019-08-24, 06:00

Global Stocks Fall Amid Trade Tensions U.S. stocks were set to slide and 10-year U.S. government bond yields reached a 52-week low as disappointing economic data and worries over a protracted U.S.-China trade dispute added to a gloomy growth outlook....
2019-05-23, 15:13

Investors should look at these countries that are 'still growing' amid the trade war, analyst says Andrew Gillan of Janus Henderson Investors says he likes markets in the Philippines and Indonesia, and explains why it's difficult to invest in Vietnam despite its attractiveness....
2019-07-18, 08:00

Apple CEO Cook says he doesn't see China targeting Apple in U.S.-China trade dispute Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said China has not targeted the company as a result of the U.S.-China trade dispute and he does not anticipate it will....
2019-06-05, 04:39

U.S. Stocks Fall Amid Trade Tensions, Weak Data U.S. stocks and bond yields slumped as fresh data showed that the manufacturing sector contracted in August, adding to worries about the global economy and impact of trade tensions between the U.S. and China....
2019-09-04, 03:52

Amid Iran and trade, Trump shifts talk to Air Force One WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump and Canada’s prime minister sat down for talks at the White House, a model airplane sat on the coffee table in front of them. Before Trump answered reporters’ questions about Iran’s downing of a U.S. drone, he explained that the model i...
2019-06-21, 08:13

Sensex Falls Over 100 Points Amid Choppy Trade, Nifty Below 12,050 Domestic stock markets started Tuesday's session on a lower note, retreating from record levels, tracking declines in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 137.62 points to 40,130.00......
2019-06-04, 14:26

Dow futures fall nearly 200 points amid intensifying trade war concerns U.S. stock index futures were sharply lower Monday morning, as market participants monitor an intensifying trade dispute between the world's two largest economies....
2019-06-03, 10:13

Little Consensus Amid Trump's Mixed Message On Trade War As G7 Wraps Up US President Donald Trump's divergence on key international flash points, particularly trade, climate and Russian provocation, upended a consortium of world leaders that was created four decades ago......
2019-08-27, 05:52

Broadcom Lowers Revenue Outlook Amid Trade Tensions Broadcom missed revenue targets for its second quarter, citing slowing sales in its wireless business and weaker demand as a result of trade tensions between the U.S. and China....
2019-06-14, 00:00

U.S. Futures Slip Amid Trade Tensions, Weak Data Global stocks and U.S. futures slipped a day after Beijing said it had lodged a complaint with the World Trade Organization over U.S. tariffs, and the British pound scratched new multiyear lows....
2019-09-03, 15:39

Dow futures edge higher amid escalating trade war concerns Market focus is largely attuned to global trade developments, after a senior Chinese diplomat ramped up the rhetoric against the U.S. amid a bitter trade war....
2019-05-30, 13:01

Stocks, Bond Yields Fall Further Amid Trade Jitters Stocks, bond yields and commodities around the world declined again, as worries about slowing economic growth spurred a fresh retreat from riskier investments....
2019-05-30, 05:26

Sensex, Nifty Off Day's Highs Amid Choppy Trade: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Tuesday's session on a higher note but turned choppy in first few minutes of trade amid gains in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index rose as much as 149.12 points to......
2019-06-11, 07:13

Sensex, Nifty Turn Choppy Amid Cautious Trade Top laggards on the 50-scrip index were Dr Reddy's, Cipla, Reliance Industries, Coal India and Yes Bank, trading between 1.12 and 2.63 per cent lower....
2019-06-07, 09:13

Xi to meet 'best and bosom friend' Putin amid raging US trade war Chinese President Xi Jinping will touch down in Russia Wednesday to meet his "best friend" President Vladimir Putin, cementing economic ties between Moscow and Beijing amid China's heated trade war with the United States....
2019-06-05, 12:26

Asian auto stocks end mixed amid trade concerns Auto stocks in Asia were mixed amid concerns over U.S.-China trade, after seeing an earlier jump following reports that the U.S. may delay tariffs on the sector....
2019-05-21, 15:00

Sensex, Nifty Move In A Range Amid Cautious Trade Top laggards on the 30-scrip index were Tata Consultancy Services, Asian Paints, HDFC, HCL Tech, ITC and HDFC Bank, trading between 1.13 and 1.95 per cent lower....
2019-07-09, 15:26

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures down amid concerns over trade tensions Futures for Canada's main stock index were indicating a lower open on Friday, mirroring weaker global markets on the back of ongoing trade tensions between the United States and China....
2019-08-09, 14:00

Global shares mostly turn lower again amid trade tensions Markets in Europe have turned lower and U.S. markets look to open with losses on Friday as worries persist about the trade dispute between the U.S. and China...
2019-08-09, 14:52

Small Stock Fund Provides Safe Haven Amid Trade War Sandy Villere, one of the portfolio managers of the Villere Balanced Fund (VILLX), which is up 9.7% this year and is beating both the S&P 500 and the Russell 2000, said "Small-caps have the wind at their back with deregulation, lower corporate taxes and this trade war."...
2019-05-21, 15:52

US and Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war....
2019-09-19, 10:13

Opinion: Why did the Reds keep Yasiel Puig in game amid trade discussions? The Reds deserve plenty of ridicule for leaving Yasiel Puig in the game — he was involved in the benches-clearing brawl — after they traded him.       ...
2019-08-01, 03:52

U.S., Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war....
2019-09-19, 08:13

Shares across Asia fall sharply amid US-Chinese trade tensions Australia’s ASX200 index down 1.46%, Tokyo off 2% and Hong Kong falls 3.3% as fears grow about a global recessionShares in Australia and across Asia Pacific have fallen sharply amid a new flare-up of US-Chinese trade tensions.The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index in Sydney was down 99 points on Monday, or ...
2019-08-26, 06:00

Amid Trade Rumors, Marcus Stroman's Twitter Is Driving Everyone A Little Nuts Marcus Stroman is going somewhere. The Blue Jays starter is having an excellent season, putting up a 3.18 ERA for a woebegone Toronto team in the first half and earning his first all-star election. He’s also still got another arbitration-eligible year left, making him an attractive trade deadline ta...
2019-07-11, 15:26

Oil prices drop amid slowing global economy, trade disputes Oil fell on Tuesday amid worries over the outlook for demand after the latest signs that international trade disputes have been dragging on the global economy, although the potential for conflicts in the Middle East offered support to prices....
2019-07-09, 09:26

US industrial production rebounded 0.4% in May, but manufacturing struggled amid trade tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — US industrial production rebounded 0.4% in May, but manufacturing struggled amid trade tensions. The post US industrial production rebounded 0.4% in May, but manufacturing struggled amid trade tensions appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-14, 16:01

Asia stocks set to trade lower as Dow falls below 26,000 amid geopolitical fears Stocks in Asia were set to trade lower on Tuesday following an overnight plunge on Wall Street stateside that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunging more than 350 points....
2019-08-13, 01:39

Chinese vice premier urges more support for economy amid trade war Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting Beijing would soon unveil more policies to bolster growth amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
2019-06-13, 12:26

US Treasury yields tick lower amid renewed trade concerns U.S. government debt prices were higher on Wednesday morning, after President Donald Trump said Tuesday there is still a "long way to go" on trade talks with China....
2019-07-17, 10:39

U.S.-based equity funds post $22 bln outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data released by Refinitiv's Lipper research service on Thursday. (Reporting By Jennifer Ablan)...
2019-05-30, 23:01

US, Chinese Trade Deputies Face Off In Washington Amid Deep Differences US and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks for the first time in nearly two months on Thursday, as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy......
2019-09-20, 00:39

Oil prices edge higher, set for weekly gain amid trade optimism Oil prices edged higher on Friday, with crude benchmarks poised for multi-week gains amid a sharp draw down in U.S. crude inventories, while trade tensions eased after Washington and Beijing agreed to hold high-level talks next month....
2019-09-06, 06:13

Samsung Reportedly Cuts Exynos Production Amid Trade Feud The launch of Samsung's next flagship - the Galaxy Note 10 - is likely to get delayed as the tech major is reportedly slowing down the production of its top tier Exynos 9825 chipset for the handset....
2019-07-18, 00:52

US labor force hits new high amid rising trade tensions The US labor force grew to a new high of 163.4 million last month — a record that was overshadowed Friday by rising trade tensions. The Labor Department Friday reported that 164,000 non-farm jobs were added to the economy in July — a bump that was aided by 370,000 new workers entering the labor forc...
2019-08-03, 10:52

Oil bounces back, but markets remain fragile amid trade disputes Oil prices jumped more than 1% on Friday amid OPEC supply cuts and Middle East tensions, but still did not fully recoup losses earlier in the week on economic slowdown jitters and swelling inventories - their steepest drops since the start of the year....
2019-05-24, 06:52

Capitals enter NHL draft weekend amid a cap crunch and trade speculation “I don’t know that we’re ever not in an all-in situation," GM Brian MacLellan said Thursday of the team's approach to the offseason. "We view ourselves as a contender for the Cup and we want to put the best team forward and make the best decisions to do that."...
2019-06-20, 23:00

US Treasury yields steady amid renewed trade talk hopes U.S. government debt prices were lower Friday morning, after Chinese officials said the country would be open to calmly resolving its trade war with the world's largest economy....
2019-08-30, 15:39

Busiest US port hit by 7th straight month of export declines amid trade war America's top two busiest container ports, the Los Angeles and Long Beach, on Tuesday reported declines in export volumes in May amid an ongoing trade war with China....
2019-06-12, 05:00

Donald Trump to land in UK amid rising anger over trade demands US ambassador’s suggestion that NHS should be ‘on the table’ in future negotiations sparks alarmDonald Trump will land in the UK on Monday amid anger over comments made by his ambassador suggesting the NHS should be “on the table” in future trade negotiations.His visit also came as cabinet ministers...
2019-06-03, 04:13

METALS-London copper hovers at two-year low amid trade jitters London copper prices on Wednesday struggled to rebound from a two-year low as markets remained fragile with barely any signs of progress in the year-long trade negotiations between the United States and China. U.S. President Donald Trump pledged to stand with American farmers in the face of Chin...
2019-08-07, 08:00

UPDATE 1-Mexican president urges oil independence amid U.S. trade tensions Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reiterated on Sunday the need for oil independence as his government said it would tender six construction contracts in June for a planned oil refinery in the southern state of Tabasco....
2019-06-02, 23:52

Sensex, Nifty Edge Lower Amid Choppy Trade: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Wednesday's session on a lacklustre note, after three consecutive days of gains in which the benchmark indexes rose more than 3 per cent, amid cautious trade in Asian......
2019-08-28, 17:13

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed amid expectations of Fed rate cut Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Thursday as shares on Wall Street saw a record close overnight, following raised expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve could cut interest rates at its upcoming July meeting....
2019-07-04, 06:39

S. Korean firms push for self-reliance amid trade spat with Japan An intensifying trade feud with Japan is pushing South Korean companies to look beyond their longtime business partners and enhance self-sufficiency on concerns that Tokyo's stronger export controls could choke off their supply chains....
2019-08-27, 09:00

IMF: Global economic growth is 'sluggish' amid trade/tech conflict The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday the global economic growth forecast has become 'increasingly sluggish,' amid conflicts over trade and technology....
2019-07-24, 05:26

Sensex Gains Over 150 Points, Nifty Crosses 11,700 Amid Choppy Trade Domestic stock markets started Tuesday's session on a higher note to break a four-day fall, a day after credit ratings major Fitch cut India's economic growth forecast for the current financial year......
2019-06-18, 08:52

Sensex, Nifty Turn Flat Amid Jittery Trade: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets gave up early gains to move in a tight range on Friday afternoon amid a mixed trend in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex declined as much as 193.3 points from an intraday high of......
2019-07-12, 10:39

Merkel lands in China amid concerns Angela Merkel was welcomed by Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Friday amid calls for the German Chancellor to take a stronger line on China's human rights record....
2019-09-06, 14:26

Oil prices rise amid OPEC supply cuts, but trade worries weigh Oil prices advanced on Monday as ongoing supply cuts led by producer club OPEC kept markets relatively tight, but international benchmark Brent remained below $70 per barrel on concerns over an ongoing trade war between the United States and China....
2019-05-27, 05:13

U.S. adviser Bolton travels to Japan, South Korea amid trade dispute U.S. national security adviser John Bolton departed on Saturday for a trip to Japan and South Korea as the two countries are in the middle of a trade dispute....
2019-07-21, 08:13

Asian shares wobble amid trade, geopolitical tensions; focus on Fed meeting Asian shares wobbled near one-week lows on Monday as investors turned cautious ahead of a closely-watched Federal Reserve meeting, while political tensions in the Middle East and Hong Kong kept risk appetite in check....
2019-06-17, 10:39

South Korea cancels Japan intelligence deal amid trade dispute South Korea will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid an intensifying dispute over history and trade, South Korea's presidential office said on Thursday....
2019-08-22, 19:13

Huawei trade secrets lawsuit opens in Texas amid spying allegations Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecommunications equipment supplier fighting a U.S. sales ban, kicks off a trade secrets lawsuit in the United States on Monday against a former employee who has sought to turn the case into a referendum on Huawei's corporate behavior....
2019-06-03, 09:39

Stocks Edge Lower Amid Hong Kong Protests, Trade Woes U.S. stock futures and European equities edged down as escalating tensions between Chinese authorities and protesters in Hong Kong added to investors’ concerns about global trade....
2019-08-12, 13:00

U.S. trade regulators approve some Apple tariff exemptions amid broader reprieve U.S. trade regulators on Friday approved 10 out of 15 requests for tariff exemptions filed by Apple Inc amid a broader reprieve on levies on computer parts, according to a public docket published by the U.S. Trade Representative and a Federal Register notice....
2019-09-21, 02:13

Airlines downgrade 2019 forecast amid trade spats, fuel hike BERLIN (AP) — The International Air Transport Association is lowering its forecast for the airline industry this year to $28 billion from $35.5 billion amid rising fuel prices and weakening world trade. The Montreal-based IATA said Sunday that “margins are being squeezed by rising costs right ...
2019-06-02, 14:39

Dow, stocks rising amid Fed hints at rate cut and optimism from Mexico on trade dispute U.S. stocks headed higher in early trading after Fed chief remarks on rate cut and Mexico official's optimism on developing trade dispute.        ...
2019-06-04, 20:13

Mexican peso drops amid fragile trade talks and a hit from ratings agencies The Mexican peso fell nearly 1% against the dollar after two ratings agencies lowered their credit outlook on the country amid the heightened trade tensions....
2019-06-06, 19:39

METALS-Copper eases amid slowdown worries, lingering trade woes Copper prices traded in a tight range amid a lack of progress in the festering trade dispute between Washington and Beijing, while soft China data fuelled worries about global slowdown....
2019-06-12, 13:13

Dow, stocks climb amid Fed hints at rate cut and optimism from Mexico on trade dispute U.S. stocks headed higher in early trading after Fed chief remarks on rate cut and Mexico official's optimism on developing trade dispute.        ...
2019-06-04, 23:52

Dow, stocks end higher Tuesday amid Fed hints at rate cut, optimism from Mexico on trade U.S. stocks ended higher after Fed chief remarks on rate cut and Mexico official's optimism on developing trade dispute.        ...
2019-06-05, 03:00

US Treasury yields tick higher amid renewed trade talk hopes U.S. government debt prices were lower Friday morning, after Chinese officials said the country would be open to calmly resolving its trade war with the world's largest economy....
2019-08-30, 10:26

U.S.-based equity funds post $22 billion outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by U.S.-China trade tensions pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data released by Refinitiv's Lipper research service on......
2019-05-31, 05:39

UPDATE 2-U.S.-based equity funds post $22 bln outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by U.S.-China trade tensions pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data released by Refinitiv's Lipper research service on Thursday. U.S.-based investment-grade bond funds, which move in sympathy with equities, posted mor...
2019-05-31, 02:39

US economy adds fewer jobs than expected amid trade tensions – as it happened Rolling coverage of business, economics and markets as non-farm payrolls data show 130,000 new jobsRiskier assets gain after trade war and US data give positive signal German industrial production slump raises recession fearsSterling retreats from no-deal avoidance boost 2.23pm BST Remember that Go...
2019-09-06, 17:39

Oil prices drop on signs global economy slowing amid trade disputes Oil fell on Tuesday amid worries over the outlook for demand after the latest signs that international trade disputes have been dragging on the global economy, although the potential for conflicts in the Middle East offered support to prices....
2019-07-09, 06:39

Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions, Iran crisis Pompeo arrived in New Delhi late Tuesday after visiting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan on a trip aimed at building a global coalition to counter Iran....
2019-06-27, 20:00

Asian stocks slip amid persisting trade angst, political tensions Asian stocks slipped on Friday, as U.S.-Iran tensions and anxieties over Sino-U.S. trade talks left markets in the region struggling to match the euphoria on Wall Street over a possible U.S. interest rate cut next month....
2019-06-21, 11:13

Fed Chairman Says U.S. Economy Is Favorable, But Faces ‘Significant Risks’ Amid Trade Uncertainty (Bloomberg) –– Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the U.S. economy is in a favorable place but faces “significant risks” as growth abroad slows amid trade uncertainty. “Trade policy uncertainty seems to be playing a role in the global slowdown and in weak manuf...
2019-08-23, 21:13

CANADA STOCKS-TSX notches record high amid trade hopes, ECB stimulus Canada's main stock index climbed to a record high on Thursday, led by financial shares, as a thaw in U.S.-China trade tensions and the European Central Bank's new stimulus measures boosted investor sentiment....
2019-09-12, 22:13

USDA predicts agricultural exports will fall $6.3B this year amid trade disputes America's agricultural exports this year are predicted to fall some $6.3 billion from last year, according to a new report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture....
2019-06-01, 07:00

Trump to meet Xi at G20 amid raging trade war, calls Chinese leader 'terrific guy' US President Donald Trump has announced plans for an "extended" meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit in Japan next week, a significant development aimed at resolving the ongoing trade war between the two countries....
2019-06-19, 07:00

Japanese stocks lead decline in Asia amid renewed threat to trade Stocks in Japan were the biggest losers among major markets in the region on Thursday, with the other Asian bourses following suit, amid a renewed threat to trade....
2019-07-18, 11:52

South Korea’s central bank lowers rate amid Japan trade row South Korea’s central bank has cut its policy rate for the first time in three years to combat a faltering economy that faces further risks from a heated trade dispute with Japan...
2019-07-18, 04:52

Trump plans to delay auto tariffs amid EU, Japan trade talks The president faces a May 18 deadline over how to proceed with his threat to slap a tariff of as much as 25 percent on imported cars and parts in the name of U.S. national security....
2019-05-21, 14:38

"Differences Should Not Become Disputes": India To China Amid J&K Move Foreign Minister S Jaishankar today sent out a crucial message to China, which recently expressed its strong disapproval of the government's Kashmir move, especially the creation of a separate Union......
2019-08-12, 15:52

Arrests Jump In China's Xinjiang Amid Crackdown The number of people arrested and imprisoned in China's Xinjiang skyrocketed in 2017, according to official data, as Beijing tightens its grip on the troubled region with surveillance and mass......
2019-09-03, 00:26

China’s US imports plunge 31% from last year amid tariff war BEIJING — China’s imports from the United States plunged in June amid a tariff war with Washington while exports to the U.S. market weakened. Imports of U.S. goods fell 31.4% from a year earlier to $9.4 billion, while exports to the American market declined 7.8% to $39.3 billion, customs data ...
2019-07-12, 13:39

Stocks tumble amid worries of a U.S.-China tech war A stern condemnation by Beijing of the recent U.S. blacklisting of Huawei Technology has investors concerned about a technology war between the two economic superpowers....
2019-05-23, 20:39

U.S. economy adds just 130,000 jobs in August amid worries that trade war has sunk its teeth into hiring Hiring was below economists’ forecast of 160,000, heightening fears that Trump’s trade war is starting to bite and the U.S. economy may be hitting a rough patch....
2019-09-06, 15:52

World Bank chief urges reforms to attract investment amid trade uncertainty Uncertainty from trade tensions and slowing global growth is increasing the need for developing countries to pursue reforms that make them more attractive to private investment, World Bank President David Malpass said....
2019-06-29, 11:52

Treasury Yields Fall to Lowest Level Since 2017 Amid Worries on Growth, Trade The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell to its lowest level since 2017, dragged down by growing investor concerns that trade tensions between the U.S. and China could last longer and strain growth more than previously thought....
2019-05-23, 23:52

Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions: Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico, with U.S.-based domestic equities funds posting......
2019-06-07, 05:26

Amid Trump’s tariff war, Americans give free trade high marks: poll Nearly two-thirds of Americans, or 64 percent — a new high — back free trade because they believe it's good for the economy and say the country can't avoid continued globalization, according to the poll by NBC News and The Wall Street Journal....
2019-08-18, 22:26

South Korea pulls out of intel sharing pact with Japan amid trade dispute Withdrawing from an intelligence sharing agreement with Japan alarmingly expands the scope of their trade dispute beyond being purely political and economic, making it also about security....
2019-08-23, 05:39

UPDATE 1-U.S. trade regulators approve some Apple tariff exemptions amid broader reprieve U.S. trade regulators on Friday approved 10 out of 15 requests for tariff exemptions filed by Apple Inc amid a broader reprieve on levies on computer parts, according to a public docket published by the U.S. Trade Representative and a Federal Register notice....
2019-09-21, 07:00

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens lower amid geopolitical tensions, trade worries U.S. stocks opened lower on Tuesday, tracking a global shift out of riskier assets, as investors grappled with simmering geopolitical tensions and fears of a recession due to a drawn-out U.S.-China trade war....
2019-08-13, 16:52

Fear and fervor propel Shanghai's tech board amid trade, Huawei tensions Chinese companies and investors are lining up in spades to take part in Shanghai's new Nasdaq-style tech board, with a groundswell of patriotic support surging further after the U.S. blacklisting of telecom firm Huawei inflamed trade tensions....
2019-06-11, 09:13

Euro zone sees economic outlook worsening amid uncertain U.S. trade policy The European Commission lowered its forecast on Wednesday for the euro zone economy next year, saying that uncertainty over U.S. trade policy posed a major risk to the bloc....
2019-07-10, 12:00

Apple CEO Says Doesn't See China Targeting Apple in US-China Trade War Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that his company's products have managed to escape the fallout of President Donald Trump's trade war against China and he thinks it would remain that way....
2019-06-05, 16:52

China factory activity falls contracts in May amid dispute BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory activity fell into contraction territory in May amid an ongoing trade dispute with the U.S. that has seen higher tariffs slapped on Chinese exports. The National Bureau of Statistics and an industry group, the China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing, said Frid...
2019-05-31, 07:01

China Raises Tariffs On US Goods Amid Escalating Tensions China on Saturday increased tariffs on billions worth of US goods as it prepares to unveil a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign companies that analysts say aims to punish US and foreign firms cutting......
2019-06-02, 02:00

Taiwan And Kiribati Cut Diplomatic Ties Amid China Tension Taiwan and Kiribati severed ties on Friday after the tiny Pacific nation decided to switch diplomatic recognition to China, the second defection to Beijing by one of Taipei's allies this week....
2019-09-20, 09:39

Investors run for safety amid threat of broader U.S.-China spat Global stocks were slightly lower on Wednesday as investors sought safety in bonds, the Japanese yen and Swiss franc in muted trade amid renewed worries over the U.S.-China spat after reports Washington has another Chinese tech firm in its sights....
2019-05-22, 13:01

U.S. markets plummet on Wall Street amid warnings over China All three major U.S. markets plummeted in trading Monday amid warnings about the ongoing trade dispute with China and a sudden loss in the Chinese yuan....
2019-08-05, 21:26

China detains another Canadian citizen amid diplomatic tension A Canadian citizen has been detained in China, Canada's government has said. It comes amid a period of tense diplomatic relations between the two countries after the arrest last year of a Hauwei executive in Vancouver....
2019-07-14, 11:26

ASEAN leaders call for restraint amid sea row, US-China rift Southeast Asian leaders have pressed their call for self-restraint in the disputed South China Sea after a new incident and renewed their alarm over the U.S.-China trade war with one warning it may spiral out of control...
2019-06-23, 08:26

Philippines' Duterte to visit Beijing amid China sea tensions Philippine President Duterte is once again visiting China, this time to discuss contentious issues like the territorial row over the South China Sea. Calls have grown louder for Duterte to take a tough line on Beijing....
2019-08-27, 21:13

Amid Tariff War, China No Longer US' Top Trading Partner. Slips To Third As a result of their ongoing trade war, China is no longer the top trading partner of the United States and has been replaced by America's neighbours Mexico and Canada, according to a media report....
2019-08-03, 12:26

Taiwan navy holds drill amid China tensions HUALIEN, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s navy has held a major live-firing exercise off the island’s east coast in an area increasingly threatened by Chinese ships and planes. Wednesday’s drills are part of the annual Han Kuang exercises that simulate an attack by China, which claims Taiwan...
2019-05-22, 09:13

Taiwan cuts ties with Kiribati amid China tension Taiwan said on Friday it has cut official ties with the Pacific island nation of Kiribati, losing another ally amid Chinese pressure on nations with diplomatic relations with the self-ruled island....
2019-09-20, 08:52

China's retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods take effect amid standoff An increase in Chinese tariffs on most U.S. imports on a $60 billion target list took effect as planned on Saturday, with Beijing retaliating against Washington's escalation in the trade war between the world's two largest economies....
2019-06-01, 00:00

Canada says another citizen detained in China amid diplomatic tensions A Canadian citizen has been detained in the Chinese city of Yantai, a Canadian government spokesman said on Saturday, an incident that comes amid chilly diplomatic relations between the two countries....
2019-07-13, 23:39

China’s economic growth cools further amid ongoing tariff war with U.S. Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed last month to resume negotiations. But economists warn the truce is fragile because the two sides face the same array of disagreements that caused talks to break down in May....
2019-07-15, 07:00

Taiwan rebukes China for tourism ban amid rising tension Taiwan's president on Thursday rebuked China over a ban on individual permits for its visitors to the self-ruled island, saying the move aimed to manipulate coming presidential elections, amid heightened tension with the giant neighbor....
2019-08-01, 12:13

South Korean battery maker LG Chem aims to rely less on Japanese parts amid trade row South Korea's LG Chem Ltd is pushing for the localization of some battery parts in an effort to reduce its dependence on Japan amid a deepening political and economic feud, its president said on Wednesday....
2019-08-28, 15:39

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares slugged, bonds bought amid trade gloom Asian shares sank on Monday as the latest salvo in the Sino-U.S. trade war shook confidence in the world economy and sent investors steaming to the safe harbours of sovereign bonds and gold, while slugging emerging market currencies....
2019-08-26, 09:39

U.S. stocks trade lower amid fears strong jobs data will work against rate cut hopes The Federal Reserve Board will meet at the end of July to decide what will happen to interest rates in light of the nation’s longest economic expansion on record, now in its 10th year....
2019-07-05, 21:52

METALS-London copper steadies amid Peru mine blockade; trade tensions linger London copper prices edged higher in early Asian trade on Wednesday, as a new blockade at MMG Ltd's Las Bambas mine in Peru lent support to prices, although gains were capped by ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions. An earlier road blockade at the site by an indigenous community in March and April ...
2019-05-22, 05:00

European stocks close lower amid trade war, political worries; Stoxx 600 hits 2½-month low European shares ended Wednesday's session in negative territory amid worries over the U.S.-China trade war and a potential budget standoff between Italy and the EU....
2019-05-29, 19:26

U.S. national security adviser Bolton travels to Japan, South Korea amid trade dispute U.S. national security adviser John Bolton departed on Saturday on a trip to Japan and South Korea as the two countries are in the middle of a trade dispute....
2019-07-21, 01:13

A FedEx pilot was held in Chinese custody for a week in the latest dustup amid Trump's trade war (FDX) Airman 1st Class Kirby Turbak/Altus Air Force Base A FedEx pilot was detained in China for a week, according to a new Wall Street Journal report. FedEx told Business Insider the pilot has since been released. Todd A. Hohn, the FedEx pilot, reportedly had in his checked bag "nonmetallic pellets used...
2019-09-20, 20:52

China To Create Blacklist Of "Unreliable" Foreign Firms Amid Huawei Row China on Friday said it would create a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign firms and individuals in a new escalation of its trade war with the United States....
2019-05-31, 14:39

Feds announce $8.3M in support for beef industry amid standoff with China Canada's beef industry is getting $8.3 million in federal funds, the bulk of it aimed at growing its international market reach as a trade standoff with China continues....
2019-07-10, 23:39

China says pig herd shrinks by 32% in July amid swine fever outbreak China's pig herd shrank by 32.2% in July from the same month a year ago, its agriculture ministry said on Thursday, as African swine fever continues to spread through the country....
2019-08-16, 14:52

Hong Kong protests kick off amid China army concerns Protesters have gathered in Hong Kong to demand expanded democratic rights and autonomy from mainland China. Some are worried that police might use violence to crack down on the march — or even bring in the military....
2019-08-03, 11:52

Trump Defends China Stance Amid Worries About Economic Impact President Trump defended his negotiating stance with China as he rejected fresh comments from a Republican senator in a battleground state urging restraint in the trade war....
2019-08-29, 22:00

Aussie swimmer snubs China's Sun Yang amid doping dispute Fellow athletes have offered support to Australian swimmer Mack Horton for his boycott of the podium ceremony of a Chinese rival. Olympic winner Sun Yang is accused of cheating after he smashed up his own doping samples....
2019-07-22, 17:39

China gives green light for local 5G rollout amid tech tensions with US China has given licenses to major state-owned mobile carriers for the commercial rollout of 5G with analysts suggesting launches could come this year....
2019-06-06, 10:13

India's foreign minister visits China amid Kashmir crisis The crisis in India-controlled Kashmir, which is reeling from New Delhi's shock decision this week to revoke its autonomy, is likely to dominate the talks between India's foreign minister and Chinese officials....
2019-08-11, 10:39

Taiwan calls China tourism ban a "mistake" amid rising tension Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday called Beijing's ban on individual tourists to the island a "major strategic mistake" amid heightened tension with giant neighbor China....
2019-08-01, 07:52

China denies Qingdao port visit for US warship amid tensions China has denied a request for a U.S. Navy warship to visit the Chinese port city of Qingdao in recent days, a U.S. defense official told Reuters on Tuesday, amid tensions between the two economic powerhouses....
2019-08-28, 14:00

METALS-Copper extends losses amid lacklustre China demand Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange declined on Tuesday, poised for a third consecutive drop, on worries of lean demand from China, the world's biggest consumer of the red metal....
2019-07-09, 12:39

China's soybean demand remains strong amid massive hog losses China's appetite for soybeans to feed livestock seems to be holding remarkably strong amid reports that the nation has lost 20 to 70 percent of its hogs to African swine fever....
2019-08-02, 18:00

China's Didi Seeks to Raise Up to $2 Billion Amid Uber Revival Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing Technology is looking to raise fresh funds in the hope that investor enthusiasm in the sector has recovered after initial public offerings of Uber and Lyft....
2019-07-17, 19:52

Not Discussed Resigning With China, Says Hong Kong Leader Amid Protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she has never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the city's political crisis, responding to a Reuters report about a voice recording of......
2019-09-03, 17:00

GM, Ford quarterly China sales slide again amid economy woes General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co announced their quarterly sales in China fell, albeit at a slower pace sequentially, as the U.S. automakers were hit by a slowing economy amid the Sino-U.S. trade war....
2019-07-05, 16:52

Dow drops more than 300 points amid new US-China tariffs, weak US manufacturing data Stocks fell on Tuesday, the first trading day of the month, after the world's two largest economies began imposing new tariffs on each other's goods....
2019-09-03, 20:39

U.S. warship sails through strategic Taiwan Strait amid China tension The U.S. military said on Wednesday it sent a Navy warship through the Taiwan Strait, which separates Taiwan from China, a move likely to anger China during a period of tense relations between Washington and Beijing....
2019-07-25, 09:52

Tepid reaction for Apple's new iPhones in China amid tough competition A lower price tag and new features may not be enough for Apple Inc to win customers for its newly-launched iPhone 11 series in China, the world's largest smartphone market that is already crowded with cheaper and feature-packed rival handsets....
2019-09-11, 09:52

Brazil May chicken exports to China rise close to 50% amid ASF outbreak Brazilian chicken exports to China grew by 49% in May compared to the same period last year as the Asian nation imported more meat to deal with an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) that has impacted domestic production....
2019-06-07, 16:13

Global pork prices rise amid China’s pig disease outbreak BEIJING — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a deadly swine disease that has sent shockwaves through global meat markets. China produces and consumes two-thirds of the world’s pork, but output...
2019-05-21, 17:52

The U.S. and China Are Talking Trade Again. But They’re Still Far Apart. As the United States eased restrictions on China, President Trump faced questions over whether he was giving up too much in return for vague promises....
2019-06-30, 23:13

Key dates in the U.S.-China trade war Hopes for settlement of the yearlong U.S.-China trade war dimmed further on Friday as China said it will slap retaliatory tariffs on about $75 billion worth of U.S. goods, the latest escalation in the dispute between the world's two largest economies....
2019-08-24, 00:52

How the U.S.-China Trade War Got to This Point The trade war roiling the global economy is being fought not trench by trench but product by product. A typical salvo was a tariff placed by the U.S. in 2018 on imports from China of “Harrows (other than disc), scarifiers, cultivators, weeders and hoes for soil preparation or cultivation.” Beyond th...
2019-06-13, 18:39

China says it’s ‘willing to negotiate’ in trade war China on Thursday indicated it has no intentions of escalating the trade war with the United States — and said it’s “willing to negotiate,” according to a report. “We firmly reject an escalation of the trade war, and are willing to negotiate and collaborate in order to solve this problem...
2019-08-29, 19:13

Amid protests, U.S. lawmakers say Hong Kong rules could leak tech to China A group of U.S. senators asked President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday to assess U.S. export rules for Hong Kong, expressing concern China could acquire sensitive technologies because of the city's special treatment under U.S. law....
2019-09-11, 09:52

Markets fall sharply amid fears of full-scale US-China currency war Yuan devaluation latest escalation of trade war but could help offset US tariffs Financial markets around the world have fallen sharply amid growing fears that the US-China trade dispute could escalate into a full-scale currency war, with damaging consequences for the world economy.The roots of the ...
2019-08-05, 19:00

Exclusive: China denies Qingdao port visit for U.S. warship amid tensions China has denied a request for a U.S. Navy warship to visit the Chinese port city of Qingdao in recent days, a U.S. defense official told Reuters on Tuesday, at a time of tense ties between the world's two largest economies....
2019-08-28, 06:00

China Warns U.S. Against Sending Missiles to Asia Amid Fears of an Arms Race A Chinese arms control official said Beijing would “not stand idly by” if the U.S. deployed missiles in the Asia-Pacific region, but did not specify what countermeasures it planned....
2019-08-06, 23:52

Ottawa expands insurance for Canadian canola exporters amid China dispute Ottawa increased the insurance coverage available for canola exporters, a government corporation said on Thursday, as it seeks to reduce trade risks amid a dispute with China....
2019-06-13, 20:39

China's pork prices surge 47% in August amid swine fever outbreak Pork prices in China soared 46.7% year-on-year in August, as the pork shortage in the country worsened on the protracted swine fever outbreak which has killed millions of hogs....
2019-09-10, 08:39

China vice premier urges hog production recovery amid swine fever Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua has urged the country's main hog production areas to step up efforts to stabilize and recover production, state news agency Xinhua reported, amid a highly damaging outbreak of African swine fever....
2019-09-07, 05:52

Amid U.S. fears over Huawei, Pompeo warns Swiss about close ties to China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Switzerland about its close business ties with China, telling a newspaper the neutral European country was exposing itself to privacy breaches if it let Chinese companies help build its infrastructure....
2019-06-04, 12:39

Air China to suspend Beijing-Hawaii flights amid weak travel demand Air China will suspend its flights on the Beijing-Hawaii route from Aug. 27 after a review of its network, China's flagship carrier said on Tuesday, as travel demand remains weak amid an escalating U.S.-China trade war....
2019-08-06, 09:00

Amid U.S. vaping crackdown, Juul enters China with online store openings U.S. e-cigarettes maker Juul Labs Inc, which faces a widening crackdown on vaping at home, has entered China, with online storefronts on e-commerce sites owned by Alibaba Group and JD.com to tap the world’s largest market of smokers....
2019-09-12, 10:13

Chicken's a winner as diners turn to other meat amid swine fever in China Poultry producers are cashing in as China's swine fever crisis shows no sign of abating, sending prices of chicken soaring. Shares of breeders, meanwhile, have skyrocketed....
2019-08-01, 06:39

China to halt individual tourism permits for Taiwan amid rising tension China will stop issuing individual travel permits for Taiwan to people in 47 mainland cities from Aug 1, its culture and tourism ministry said on Wednesday, citing the state of ties with the self-ruled island, but gave no details....
2019-08-01, 03:52

Pence urges China to respect Hong Kong laws amid protest U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged China on Monday to respect the integrity of Hong Kong's laws and repeated President Donald Trump's warning that it will be harder for the United States to make a trade deal with Beijing if there was violence in the Chinese-ruled city....
2019-08-19, 19:00

Canadian navy ships sailed through Taiwan strait amid tension with China China's Defense Ministry said on Thursday that Canadian navy ships sailed through the Strait of Taiwan, which separates self-ruled Taiwan from China, an act that could inflame already bad bilateral relations....
2019-06-27, 18:39

China vows to tackle dead pig scam amid swine fever epidemic Criminal gangs in China are faking outbreaks of African swine fever on farms free of the disease and forcing farmers to sell their healthy pigs at sharply lower prices, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
2019-07-12, 15:13

U.S.-China trade talks: where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are due to meet on Saturday at the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Japan to try to resurrect a deal to end a costly trade war....
2019-06-28, 20:52

Trump says no trade at all with China 'would be fine with me' President Trump defended his move to slap tariffs on an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods by saying that he would be fine if all trade between the U.S. and China came to an end....
2019-08-01, 23:52

China's Xi says trade war won't stop globalization The Chinese president told an audience at the annual St. Petersburg International Economic Forum that his country is an "ardent proponent" of globalization....
2019-06-07, 17:00

India could be a winner in the US-China trade war India could benefit from the fallout in the U.S.-China trade war, experts told CNBC — but much-needed reforms on land and labor could prove to be a challenge for companies trying to do business there....
2019-09-19, 10:13

Oil falls as US, China add more tariffs in trade war Oil prices were lower on Monday after new tariffs imposed by the United States and China came into force, raising concerns about a further hit to global growth and demand for crude....
2019-09-02, 11:13

Here's what to do if the US-China trade war ignites layoffs The trade war with China and rising pressure on manufacturers and retailers are bringing a new worry: layoffs. Here's how to manage if you lose your job....
2019-05-21, 14:52

How China’s Currency Could Become a Trade War Weapon A weaker renminbi blunts President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese-made goods. But the strategy carries risks beyond worsening relations with the United States....
2019-08-05, 18:39

UK's IQE sees sales hit from U.S.-China trade war Britain's IQE Plc said on Tuesday its sales had been hit by the trade war between Beijing and Washington, while reporting a handful of new deals with Asian customers that would give it access to new supply chains and provide "significant" volumes....
2019-07-23, 09:26

Trump: 'I am the chosen one' to take on China over trade U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he was "the chosen one" to address trade imbalances with China, even as congressional researchers warned that his tariffs would reduce U.S. economic output by 0.3% in 2020....
2019-08-21, 21:39

Here's everything that happened over the weekend with the US-China trade war Tensions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war escalated sharply over the last few days, with much happening as Asian markets were shut down for the weekend....
2019-08-26, 06:00

Timeline: Key dates in the U.S.-China trade war The U.S.-China trade war intensified on Aug. 1 with U.S. President Donald Trump vowing to levy 10% tariffs on a remaining $300 billion (£247 billion) list of consumer goods imports from China starting on Sept. 1....
2019-08-01, 23:52

TIMELINE-Key dates in the U.S.-China trade war Hopes for an early settlement of the yearlong U.S.-China trade war dimmed this week after the United States accused China of manipulating its currency, and U.S. President Donald Trump said he would not make a deal with Beijing for now. Over the past year, Washington has imposed 25% tariffs on $2...
2019-08-10, 03:52

Syngenta's CEO Navigates the U.S.-China Trade War The pesticide and crop-seed maker’s Erik Fyrwald runs a Chinese state-owned company that is heavily reliant on U.S. farmers, placing him in the middle of the U.S.-China trade war....
2019-08-28, 14:52

Lighthizer says US and China talking again on trade U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Wednesday that his office was once again in conversations with Chinese counterparts following a breakdown in trade negotiations last month....
2019-06-19, 22:26

Trump says U.S. doing well in trade talks with China President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States was doing well in trade talks with China and that Beijing wanted to make a deal with Washington....
2019-05-30, 16:26

Exclusive: New Study Says U.S. Can’t Win the Trade War and Neither Can China The escalating U.S.-China trade war is unwinnable by either side, according to new research shown exclusively to TIME. On Sept. 1, the Trump Administration slapped 15% levies on an additional $125 billion of Chinese imports, prompting Beijing to retaliate with 5-10% tariffs on 1,717 American product...
2019-09-06, 13:00

US-China trade war — The unlikely European winners The imminent US tariffs on Chinese goods are expected to throw up some unexpected winners in Europe, a study shows. The gains for the European countries are only likely to increase if China chooses to retaliate....
2019-08-13, 22:26

How the U.S.-China Trade War Got to This Point: QuickTake The trade war roiling the global economy is being fought not trench by trench but product by product. A typical salvo was a tariff placed by the U.S. in 2018 on imports from China of “Harrows (other than disc), scarifiers, cultivators, weeders and hoes for soil preparation or cultivation.” Beyond th...
2019-07-05, 11:52

China denies Hong Kong port visit for U.S. Navy ships amid tensions China has denied a request for two U.S. Navy ships to visit Hong Kong in the coming weeks, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, as the political crisis in the former British colony deepened....
2019-08-13, 23:52

U.S. commander says cracks in Asian alliances a worry amid North Korea, China threats The commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps said on Wednesday any crack in alliances in Asia that helped counter threats from North Korea and China were a worry as a spat between Japan and South Korea threatened to spill over into intelligence sharing....
2019-08-21, 07:39

China says some Hong Kong protesters' behavior 'intolerable' amid fears military could step in A spokesman for China's Defense Ministry said Wednesday that the behavior of some demonstrators during months-long protests in Hong Kong has been "absolutely intolerable" amid fears that Beijing's military could step in to control the tumult in the semi-autonomous region....
2019-07-25, 00:26

China calls out big state firms, others on pollution violations amid slowing economy fears China has publicly accused dozens of firms, including some of its biggest state enterprises, of exceeding pollution limits and breaching monitoring standards, as concerns rise that the slowing economy is undermining a five-year war on pollution....
2019-05-21, 18:52

Amid Huawei row, China to list 'unreliable' foreign entities that harm Chinese firms China's Commerce Ministry said that it will draft a list of foreign companies, organisations and individuals regarded as "unreliable" for having harmed Chinese firms' interests, state media said....
2019-05-31, 14:13

Amid U.S. tech squeeze, China's Tsinghua Unigroup forms new DRAM chip unit Chinese state-backed semiconductor conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup said it has formed a new business unit for producing DRAM, a type of memory chip dominated by companies in South Korea and the United States....
2019-07-01, 13:39

China could harden its stance on Hong Kong amid perceived interference, says Cornell professor China's perceived interference from the West could harden its stance on Hong Kong, says Eswar Prasad, a professor of trade policy at Cornell University....
2019-08-29, 07:39

Amid swine fever outbreak, China's pork output in the first half of 2019 falls China produced 24.7 million tonnes of pork in the first six months of 2019, down 5.5% from a year earlier, amid a severe epidemic of African swine fever....
2019-07-15, 09:52

Trump issues executive order to protect US networks amid China spying concerns President Trump on Wednesday declared a national emergency, signing an executive order that bans U.S. companies from using foreign telecom services that could pose a national security threat....
2019-05-21, 18:13

U.S., China to keep talking on trade after little progress in Shanghai U.S. and Chinese negotiators ended a brief round of trade talks on Wednesday with little sign of progress and agreed to meet again in September, prolonging an uneasy truce in a year-long trade war between the world's two largest economies....
2019-08-01, 06:13

Trump on China trade: Sorry, it's how I negotiate President Donald Trump defended the way he is trying to squeeze a trade deal out of China, saying it's the style that worked for him as a businessman. He made the comments at a news conference closing out his participation in the G7 summit. (Aug. 26)        ...
2019-08-27, 02:13

U.S.-China Trade War's Global Impact Grows Fallout from the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China is rippling through the global economy, hurting confidence among U.S. small businesses, crimping trade among industrial giants in Asia and hitting export-oriented factories in Europe....
2019-09-03, 05:26

Are Rare Earths the Next Pawn in the US-China Trade War? China is the world's largest producer, and processor, of 17 elements that are key ingredients in smartphones, airplanes, medical devices, and military gear....
2019-06-17, 19:52

China’s trade with US shrinks as tariff war worsens China’s trade with the United States is falling sharply as they prepare for more negotiations with no sign of progress toward ending a worsening tariff war that threatens global economic growth...
2019-09-08, 09:26

Trump says trade fight with China is 'the way I negotiate' President Trump defended his negotiating approach with China and disputed that it caused uncertainty for the global economy, saying that the style had worked for him in the past and was working for the United States now....
2019-08-26, 23:26

Rare Earths, the U.S.-China Trade War and Your Phone U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to cut off the supply of chips and processors to Huawei Technologies Co. is hitting China’s biggest tech company where it hurts – its dependence on other nations for the semiconductors and software in smartphones and networking gear. So when Chinese President Xi ...
2019-05-21, 15:52

China says it's willing to resolve the trade war with a 'calm attitude' China is willing to calmly resolve the trade dispute with the United States, Gao Feng, spokesman for China's Ministry of Commerce, said Thursday....
2019-08-29, 12:26

Google’s Pixel might not be affected by the US-China trade war Google upcoming Pixel 4 flagship is likely to be just as pricey as its predecessor, if not even more expensive. Google didn’t make it a secret when it launched the Pixel line a few years ago that it is going after the premium market, and that it wants to compete with the likes of Apple and Sam...
2019-08-29, 15:39

The risks of Trump's trade war gambit with China President Donald Trump's trade war just got more complicated -- and it's far from clear whether he'll win a deal before American voters head to the polls next November....
2019-08-07, 13:52

U.S. Companies Say Trade War Is Hitting China Operations More American companies are hurting as the U.S.-China trade war intensifies, a new survey of businesses shows, with many saying they are losing sales in China and either slowing or canceling investments....
2019-08-29, 22:00

Oil gains on hopes for US-China trade war thaw Oil prices rose on Thursday, recouping some of the heavy losses in the previous session, supported by easing trade tensions between Washington and Beijing and a drop in U.S. crude stockpiles to the lowest in nearly a year....
2019-09-12, 09:52

China's Currency Weakening Escalates Trade War Beijing’s move to devalue its currency escalated the U.S.-China trade fight yet again and raised the potential of another retaliatory round from Washington....
2019-08-05, 21:26

Kudlow says China trade talks still on, more farm aid possible White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Tuesday that despite the recent escalation in the trade war with Beijing, the Trump administration remained open to negotiations and could again halt the proposed tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods if progress was made....
2019-08-08, 02:13

China's supercomputers are the latest target in US trade war The US and China have been locked in a race for the world's most powerful supercomputer. China was in the lead with its Sunway TaihuLight, which has a 93 petaflop capacity. But the US surpassed that last year, when it released the Summit, which can r......
2019-06-21, 21:13

Trump-China trade war a boon for bitcoin The Trump-China trade war has been bad for stocks — but good for bitcoin. Turmoil in global stock markets sent the price of the controversial digital coin up more than 7% Wednesday as a falling yuan sent Chinese investors fleeing, according to experts. That’s because bitcoin, which touts itself as a...
2019-08-06, 00:52

Dow slides 286 points with no end to U.S.-China trade war in sight The Dow Jones Industrial average fell nearly 300 points on Thursday as investors worried about the effect of the trade war between the United States and China on the economy....
2019-05-24, 06:52

China Signals It Is Willing to Return to Trade Talks With U.S. After weeks of escalating trade tensions with the U.S., China modulated its rhetoric, suggesting negotiations remain a priority and laying out conditions for doing so....
2019-06-02, 16:01

China and U.S. clash again on trade and regional security China and the United States clashed again this weekend on trade and security, accusing each other of destabilizing the region and potentially the world....
2019-06-02, 16:13

Trump: would consider interim trade deal with China U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters on Thursday he would consider an interim trade deal with China - a step he said he has seen discussed by analysts - but said he would rather reach a larger agreement on the issues....
2019-09-13, 01:26

Analyst: U.S.-China trade war about to turn against consumers U.S. consumers could feel the sting of new tariffs on Chinese goods before Christmas as a prolonged trade war makes a recession more likely, U.S. analysts say....
2019-08-29, 04:52

Oil soars 4% on easing US-China trade tensions Oil prices rose almost 5% on Tuesday after the United States said it would delay imposing a 10% tariff on certain Chinese products, easing concerns over a global trade war that has pummeled the market in recent months....
2019-08-14, 00:13

Explainer: U.S.-China trade talks - where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed this week to meet at the G20 summit in Japan in late June to discuss how to end a nearly year-long trade war....
2019-06-20, 18:39

Taiwan profits from America’s trade war with China President Donald Trump’s threatened 25% tariff is prompting Taiwanese companies that opened factories in China to make PCs, smartphones, and tablets for America’s tech giants to move some production back to Taiwan. They’re also looking for cheaper labour in other Asian countries and in India....
2019-05-31, 23:13

U.S.: China Misrepresented Why Trade Talks Broke Down The Trump administration on Monday rebuked China for making statements in recent weeks that it said misrepresented why trade talks between the two nations reached an impasse....
2019-06-04, 11:13

Why U.S. small caps may lag despite U.S.-China trade truce A truce in the trade war between the United States and China that pushed large-cap stocks to new record highs Monday does not appear to be enough to buoy the shares of small U.S. companies that are......
2019-07-02, 00:26

How the trade war with China could ruin your Fourth of July President Donald Trump's trade war with China may raise fireworks prices, hitting Fourth of July displays, jobs and businesses next Independence Day.       ...
2019-06-20, 20:13

Here's the worst-case scenario for the US-China trade war It turns out trade wars are not short and not so easy to win, as President Donald Trump once tweeted. As the US-China trade war drags on, economists are sharpening their pencils, forecasting what a protracted trade war would cost....
2019-05-23, 17:52

Trump Says US-China Trade Talks "Already Begun" US President Donald Trump said Monday that talks on a trade deal with Beijing have resumed following a weekend truce struck with China's Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit....
2019-07-02, 07:13

Oil prices edge up but US-China trade war drags Oil prices edged up on Tuesday, but remained under pressure as the escalating U.S.-China trade war stoked concerns over global economic growth and future demand for crude....
2019-08-06, 04:39

U.S., China increase tariffs as trade war escalates The United States and China went ahead with their latest tariff increases on each other’s goods Sunday, potentially raising prices Americans pay for some clothes, shoes, sporting goods and other consumer items in advance of the holiday shopping season....
2019-09-01, 15:00

China, U.S. kick off new round of tariffs in trade war China and the United States began imposing additional tariffs on each other's goods on Sunday, the latest escalation in a bruising trade war, despite signs that talks would resume some time this month....
2019-09-01, 09:39

US-China trade war, sea row in ASEAN summit spotlight Southeast Asian leaders will commit to conclude a long-delayed regional trade pact this year despite lingering odds to fend off risks from a protracted U.S.-China trade war...
2019-06-22, 05:01

China says U.S. can't use pressure to force trade deal The United States cannot use pressure to force a trade deal on China, a senior Chinese official and trade negotiator said on Sunday, refusing to be drawn on whether the leaders of the two countries would meet at the G20 summit to bash out an agreement....
2019-06-02, 22:13

China says will fight to end if U.S. escalates trade tensions China will fight to the end if the United States decides to escalate trade tensions, the Commerce Ministry said on Thursday, as U.S. President Donald Trump reiterated his threat to levy additional tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods....
2019-06-06, 10:26

Choppy Waters Ahead for the U.S.-China Trade War The U.S.-China trade conflict continues to escalate. When the most recent round of talks produced no apparent progress, President Trump upped the ante by announcing new tariffs on the $300 billion in Chinese imports the U.S. hadn’t already taxed. Beijing first responded by warning that it woul...
2019-08-08, 18:39

Oil prices slides 3% as U.S.-China trade war escalates Oil prices fell nearly 3% on Friday after China unveiled retaliatory tariffs against about $75 billion worth of U.S. goods, marking another escalation of a protracted trade dispute between the world's two largest economies....
2019-08-23, 18:00

China Says Trade Talks With the U.S. Will Take Place in October (BEIJING) — U.S. and Chinese envoys will meet in early October for more talks aimed at ending a tariff war that threatens global economic growth. Stock markets rose on Thursday’s announcement but there has been no sign of progress since Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed in Ju...
2019-09-05, 10:26

China, U.S. to resume trade talks next month Negotiators from the United States and China will return to the bargaining table next month in another effort to end the trade conflict, officials said Thursday....
2019-09-06, 19:13

China will be retaliating with new tariffs as trade war continues China reportedly ramped up the ongoing trade war with the US on Friday, announcing it will impose new tariffs on $75 billion worth of American products. The communist country will also resume duties on American cars, according to CNBC. China’s State Council’s Customs Tariff Commission said the tarif...
2019-08-23, 15:39

Trump says 'every signal' is China wants a trade deal President Trump said Wednesday China wants to reach a trade deal with the United States. He also predicted that a deal with Mexico to avoid creating new tariffs on its products was also likely and could happen soon....
2019-06-05, 19:26

China says phone call on trade with U.S. Thursday went very well China's commerce ministry said on Thursday that a phone call on Thursday with U.S. top trade negotiators went very well, adding that Beijing opposes any escalation in the trade war....
2019-09-05, 12:26

Can Africa benefit from US-China trade spat? There's little reason for African nations to be afraid of the US-China trade spat. On the contrary, African economies could gain in importance, should their new free trade agreement be filled with life....
2019-06-28, 15:52

China Braces for Protracted Trade Dispute With the U.S. China is preparing itself for a protracted struggle with the U.S., fighting a trade war volley for volley while leaving room to negotiate, as Beijing tries to manage increasingly divisive relations with the world’s superpower....
2019-08-06, 16:13

Donald Trump's trade war hurting China more than US, says IMF Brexit uncertainty and impact of Iran sanctions also likely to slow world growth, says FundDonald Trump’s claim that his protectionist measures are hurting China more than the US has received support from the International Monetary Fund in new forecasts showing how a fresh slowdown in the global eco...
2019-07-23, 15:26

US-China trade war, Iran to overshadow G20 talks World leaders are gathering in Japan for what is expected to be a highly divisive G20 summit. Tensions over Iran and the long-running trade war between China and the US loom large over this year's meeting....
2019-06-28, 07:26

China says will respond if U.S. escalates trade tension China will respond firmly if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said further tariffs were ready to kick in if no deal was reached at June's G20 summit....
2019-06-11, 11:00

China Digs In to Outlast U.S. in Trade Dispute The volley-for-volley trade war between China and the U.S. is accelerating at a time when Chinese President Xi Jinping can ill afford to make concessions, raising the likelihood of a protracted struggle between the world’s two biggest economies....
2019-08-06, 19:39

Trade war with China could cost Apple dearly Analysts wonder if China will ban sales or production of Apple devices in retaliation for U.S. stance on local giant Huawei. Earnings could fall 29%.        ...
2019-05-22, 20:52

Xi has list of demands to settle US-China trade war Chinese President Xi Jinping during the upcoming G20 summit will hand President Trump a list of terms that he wants met in order to settle a rocky trade war between the two nations, according to reports. Beijing will insist Trump lift tariffs on Chinese goods while undoing a ban on the sale of US te...
2019-06-27, 22:26

Oil prices slide as U.S.-China trade war escalates Oil prices fell on Friday after China unveiled retaliatory tariffs against about $75 billion worth of U.S. goods including crude oil, another escalation of a protracted trade dispute between the world's two largest economies....
2019-08-24, 01:13

China’s trade with US takes a hit as tariff war drags on China’s trade with the US shrank last month as the world’s two largest trading countries ​remain locked in a tariff war that threatens to be a drag on the world’s economy. China’s exports to the US – its largest trading partner – fell 16 percent in August, compare...
2019-09-08, 23:13

Oil spills into U.S.-China trade war, prices slump China said on Friday it would impose tariffs on U.S. crude oil imports for the first time, sending prices down nearly 4% to two-week lows as the escalating bilateral trade war fed worries over a slowdown in global oil demand....
2019-08-24, 00:52

Oil prices slide 2.1% as US-China trade war escalates Oil prices fell on Friday after China unveiled retaliatory tariffs against about $75 billion worth of U.S. goods, marking another escalation of a protracted trade dispute between the world's two largest economies....
2019-08-24, 06:52

EXPLAINER-U.S.-China trade war - the levers they can pull The escalating trade war between the United States and China has gone beyond tariffs as the countries increase pressure on each other to cede ground. Beijing has said it would retaliate after President Donald Trump blacklisted Chinese telecom giant Huawei and the United States extended tariffs t...
2019-06-06, 00:26

China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said on Tuesday that Beijing was ready to resume trade talks with Washington, but blamed the U.S. side for frequently "changing its mind" on tentative deals to end U.S.-China trade disputes....
2019-05-22, 02:13

Explainer: U.S.-China trade war - the levers they can pull The escalating trade war between the United States and China has gone beyond tariffs as the countries increase pressure on each other to cede ground....
2019-06-05, 22:52

How The China-USA Trade War Could Impact Game Hardware During the 1980s and 90s, Nintendo made its game consoles in Japan. Now, they are made in China and could get more expensive for American consumers....
2019-05-22, 18:39

Trump admits ‘second thoughts’ about trade war with China President Trump hinted early Sunday that he was rethinking his escalating trade war with China. “Yeah, sure, why not,” Trump told reporters after being asked if he had “any second thoughts” about the tariff war that has raged between Beijing and Washington over the past few d...
2019-08-25, 10:39

Oil hovers around $60 as US-China trade tensions weigh Oil prices rebounded slightly on Tuesday from big falls in recent sessions, but Brent crude remained near eight-month lows around $60 a barrel due to escalating trade tensions between China and the United States....
2019-08-06, 15:52

Adidas Warns on Threat of U.S.-China Trade War Germany’s Adidas reported higher quarterly earnings on strong sales in China and predicted continued growth, but warned that a protracted trade and currency war could derail the global economy and hurt business....
2019-08-08, 16:39

US, China Negotiators Resume Trade War Talks Top US and Chinese negotiators held phone talks on Tuesday as the world's top two economies seek to resolve their trade war, more than a week after they declared a truce....
2019-07-10, 08:26

Trump still wants trade deal with China: adviser U.S. President Donald Trump wants to continue trade talks with China and the Trump administration is still planning to host a Chinese delegation for further talks in September, a top White House adviser said on Tuesday....
2019-08-06, 21:00

Samsung smartphones to benefit from US-China trade war The escalating global politico-economic risks are expected to benefit Samsung smartphones but impact the overall global demand this year, especially for Apple and Huawei. Mia Huang, analyst at TrendForce, said that the demand has weakened even more than originally predicted due to the ongoing trade ...
2019-06-16, 18:26

China says trade talks will resume in two weeks Chinese and U.S. officials talked Tuesday and are scheduled to talk again in two weeks, Beijing's Commerce Ministry said Tuesday in a statement. The next talks will come just days before the United States' September deadline to institute new tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods....
2019-08-13, 18:26

Economists Upgrade U.S.-China Trade Conflict to 'War' A year ago, the economists in a monthly survey by The Wall Street Journal were evenly split over whether to describe the situation as a trade war. In the latest survey, 87% of respondents were comfortable with that language....
2019-08-08, 16:39

China trade war could hurt domestic oil drilling One of the more unexpected effects of President Trump’s trade war with Beijing is that it might lead to rising prices for oil, not because tariffs are making oil imports more expensive but because they could make it more difficult to drill for oil in the U.S....
2019-07-05, 23:52

U.S.-China Trade Talks Will End in a Deal, Former Negotiator Says A former top U.S. trade negotiator said talks with China for a trade deal had made significant progress despite recent setbacks and an agreement would eventually be reached....
2019-05-21, 16:26

Stocks surge as US and China set trade talks Global stocks soared Thursday amid renewed optimism that the United States and China would resume talks on resolving the escalating trade war between the world’s two ­largest economies. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin agree...
2019-09-06, 07:00

Oil falls 1.9% as US-China trade tensions weigh Oil prices fell slightly on Tuesday, with Brent crude remaining near seven-month lows just below $60 a barrel because of increasing trade tensions between China and the United States....
2019-08-06, 21:52

Merkel hopes China-U.S. trade problems will be over soon German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at the start of a visit to Beijing on Friday that the China-U.S. trade war affects the whole world and that she hopes it will be resolved soon....
2019-09-06, 10:26

EXPLAINER-U.S.-China trade talks: where they are and what's at stake Senior U.S. and Chinese officials are meeting in Washington on Thursday and Friday in an attempt to settle their ongoing trade war, but a lasting peace seems elusive....
2019-09-19, 23:26

Oil hovers around $60 as U.S.-China trade tensions weigh Oil prices rebounded slightly on Tuesday from big falls in recent sessions, but Brent crude remained near seven-month lows around $60 a barrel due to escalating trade tensions between China and the United States....
2019-08-06, 14:26

Trump says China trade deal could come before U.S. election, or not U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration could seal a deal on trade with China before the U.S. presidential election, or an agreement could be reached the day after U.S. voters go to the polls....
2019-09-18, 00:13

China says Trump, Xi reach trade truce OSAKA, Japan (AP) — President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed to a new cease-fire in a yearlong trade war. That’s according to Xinhua, the Chinese state-run news agency. The outlet reported Saturday that the leaders had agreed that stalled trade talks would resume and...
2019-06-29, 11:52

U.S. manufacturing contracts as trade war with China bites U.S. manufacturing activity contracted for the first time in three years in August, with new orders and hiring declining sharply as trade tensions weighed on business confidence, raising financial market fears of a recession....
2019-09-03, 23:52

Graham: 'Accept the pain' that comes with trade between US and China Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said on Sunday that Democrats should not criticize President Trump for taking on China over trade as they have complained for years about Beijing’s policies but done nothing....
2019-08-25, 21:13

This holiday could fizzle if the US-China trade war blows up More tariffs on China could raise fireworks prices, hitting next year's Fourth of July displays, and the small businesses and jobs tied to them.       ...
2019-06-19, 12:39

Vietnam, Taiwan winning the US-China trade war Vietnam has emerged as the biggest beneficiary as importers in China and the US look to skirt tit-for-tat tariffs, a report shows. But it warns the findings don't tell the full story of the overall impact of the dispute....
2019-06-05, 15:52

China Blames U.S. for Trade Dispute and Says It Won’t Back Down BEIJING — China issued a report Sunday blaming the United States for the countries’ trade dispute and said it won’t back down on “major issues of principle,” but offered no clarification about what additional steps it might take to up the ante. The report from the Cabin...
2019-06-02, 18:39

EU goods trade gaps with U.S. and China widen The European Union's trade surplus in goods with the United States and its deficit with China both increased in the first five months of 2019, figures that could add extra strain to global tensions....
2019-07-16, 11:26

Mnuchin: Trump ‘determined as ever’ on China trade Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin clarified some confusion coming out of President Trump’s recent remarks about his approach to China, stating that the president is “determined as ever on this issue.”...
2019-08-25, 21:13

Trump says he’s the ‘chosen one’ to confront China over trade President Trump on Wednesday proclaimed that he was the “chosen one” to end China’s unfair trade practices — and again blamed his predecessors for not dealing with the issue during their own time in office. “I am the chosen one,” the president, looking heavenward, told reporters Wednesday on the Sou...
2019-08-22, 12:26

Trump looks to the sky, says he is ‘the chosen one’ to fight China trade war The U.S. president made the comments outside the White House, telling reporters that his life would be easier had he not mounted a trade war with China....
2019-08-21, 20:39

Trump Says Trade Deal With China Could Come Before US Election U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration could seal a deal on trade with China before the U.S. presidential election, or an agreement could be reached the day after U.S. voters......
2019-09-17, 23:13

Dow surges 450 points as US and China set trade talks US stocks hit one-month highs on Thursday on hopes of a de-escalation in trade tensions after Washington and Beijing agreed to hold high-level talks next month, while strong US economic data allayed some concerns of a slowdown. Wall Street’s three main indexes touched their highest levels since Aug....
2019-09-06, 01:00

Ford Names New President For China Joint Venture To Deepen Alliance Amid Falling Sales Ford Motor Co on Thursday named Steven Armstrong president of the Changan Ford joint venture in China to deepen the alliance and push for more models, as the U.S. carmaker tries to stem a decline in......
2019-08-25, 14:00

Exclusive: Amid crisis, China rejected Hong Kong plan to appease protesters - sources Earlier this summer, Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, submitted a report to Beijing that assessed protesters' five key demands and found that withdrawing a contentious extradition bill could help defuse the mounting political crisis in the territory....
2019-08-31, 04:52

Amid Hour-Long Lines, Customers Fight Over Products as Costco Opens First Store in China (Bloomberg) — Costco Wholesale Corp.’s first outlet in China opened on Tuesday and was soon overrun with customers willing to fight over discounted products and wait hours to pay for their purchases. The American retail giant had to suspend operations in its Shanghai store in the afterno...
2019-08-28, 02:13

China says it will blacklist US companies as trade fight heats up China's Ministry of Commerce said on Friday that it will soon publish a blacklist of “unreliable” foreign entities it claims have damaged its domestic industries, an apparent retaliation for the U.S. move to blacklist Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei....
2019-06-01, 02:01

China blames U.S. for trade dispute, says demands were unacceptable The statement from the Cabinet spokesman's office said that China has kept its word throughout 11 rounds of talks and will honour its commitments if a trade agreement is reached....
2019-06-02, 13:26

US-China trade talks back on track, says Trump President says US will not impose further tariffs after meeting with Xi Jinping at G20Donald Trump has declared US trade negotiations with China to be “right back on track” after a highly anticipated meeting with Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka.Trump said the US would not impo...
2019-06-29, 13:39

Trump talks trade at G20, China's Xi warns against protectionism U.S. President Donald Trump made clear on Friday that trade was his top priority at a summit of leaders of Group of 20 nations, as China's Xi Jinping warned against rising protectionism and India, Japan and Russia defended multilateral trade rules....
2019-06-28, 09:13

Oil Prices Slide on Trade Tensions and China Fears Oil prices slumped to a three-month low as concerns about President Trump’s trade policy and the slowdown in the Chinese economy cast doubt on the outlook for global demand....
2019-05-31, 13:39

Japan PM Abe, China's Xi agree on need for 'free, fair' trade Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to work together to promote "free and fair trade" in talks on Thursday that included a "complicated" global economic landscape, a Japanese official said....
2019-06-27, 18:39

Tariffs are no longer China's biggest problem in the trade war The decoupling push is quite different than any U.S. efforts to get China to open up more of its economy. Instead, it focuses on reducing America's extremely heavy reliance on China for so much of its manufacturing needs, Jake Novak writes....
2019-09-07, 00:26

U.S., China trade talks on positive track: PBOC's Yi Trade negotiations between China and the United States at a G20 meeting over the weekend went better than expected and provide a positive roadmap for further talks, People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang said on Monday....
2019-07-01, 15:52

Trump ‘not ready’ to make trade deal with China President Trump said the US and China were hoping to continue trade talks, but he was not ready to make a deal, stoking fears that the standoff would worsen the global economic slowdown. “We’re talking to China. We’re not ready to make a deal, but we’ll see what happens. But, you know, we’ve been hu...
2019-08-10, 04:39

Asia stocks decline as US-China trade war heats up China announced on Monday that it will raise tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods, beginning on June 1. The latest development from Beijing comes after U.S. President Donald Trump hiked tariffs on Chinese goods last week....
2019-05-21, 15:00

U.S. and China both play tug of war with Huawei over future trade talks Yesterday, we pointed out some comments made by President Donald Trump that made it clear that his administration is using Huawei as a bargaining chip for future trade talks with China. Trump told a reporter yesterday, "So it’s possible that Huawei even would be included in some kind of a trade deal...
2019-05-25, 01:52

US investment in Malaysia up sharply as trade row with China drags on Malaysia approved U.S. investment worth $5.62 billion in the first half of the year compared with $113 million the previous year, the government said on Wednesday, a possible sign of a diversion of U.S. business as a trade row with China drags on....
2019-09-04, 14:13

China's 'nuclear option' in Trump's trade war, explained China has one big weapon in the ongoing trade war with the United States — selling off its massive holdings of U.S government debt. Here's why the so-called nuclear option could hurt China as much as the United States....
2019-05-24, 23:26

Futures surge as U.S.-China restart trade talks U.S. stock index futures rose sharply on Monday, with chipmakers making handsome gains, as trade tensions between the United States and China eased after both sides agreed to restart talks....
2019-07-01, 15:13

U.S. farmers experimenting with hemp as China trade war drags on A growing number of U.S. farmers battered by low grain prices and the threat of a prolonged trade war with China are seeking salvation in a plant that until recently was illegal: hemp....
2019-06-14, 13:26

Trump open to 'historic' trade deal with China US President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping have agreed to restart trade talks. The two countries have been locked in a bitter trade war that's damaging the world economy....
2019-06-29, 07:26

China CO2 emission targets at risk from U.S. trade war - official China's greenhouse gas emission targets are at risk as a result of the trade war with the United States, which has put Beijing's coal-reliant economy under heavy pressure, a senior climate official said on Friday....
2019-08-30, 23:13

Top U.S., China trade negotiators to meet in Shanghai next week Top U.S. and Chinese negotiators will meet face-to-face next week for the first time since Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to revive talks to end their year-long trade war....
2019-07-25, 00:52

China's Trade Numbers Send More Distress Signals China’s imports fell for a fourth straight month in August as a drop-off in exports to the U.S. steepened, the most recent economic warning signs during a prolonged trade spat with the U.S....
2019-09-08, 12:52

Opinion: Trump's trade war with China will be worth the fight For years, and through multiple presidential administrations — Clinton, Bush and Obama — the United States has naively looked the other way while China cheated its way to an unfair advantage in the international trade market. It took a long time to get to this point, and it's not going to turn aroun...
2019-09-03, 20:13

India Said to Woo Firms Like Apple to Capitalise on US-China Trade War India is targeting companies including Apple, Foxconn, and Wistron with a charm offensive aimed at encouraging them to shift business out of trade war-hit China....
2019-08-30, 10:52

China accuses U.S. officials of misleading public on trade war China on Friday accused U.S. officials of lying to the public about their trade war, as rising tensions between the world's two largest economies kept financial markets in a state of unease....
2019-05-25, 05:00

Shares, dollar rebound on thaw in U.S.-China trade war U.S. and European stocks jumped, the dollar strengthened and Treasury yields rose on Tuesday after the United States said it would delay tariffs on some Chinese products, easing concerns that a protracted trade war would harm global growth....
2019-08-14, 14:39

U.S.-China Trade Talks Are Back on, but Obstacles Remain President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping managed to get troubled talks back on track, but an even tougher job lies ahead: appeasing factions within their own governments demanding they give no quarter....
2019-06-30, 22:52

U.S., China Set to Resume Trade Talks in Shanghai Next Week A U.S. delegation is expected to travel to China for trade talks next week, according to a senior administration official, marking what would be the first in-person talks since the Group of 20 summit last month....
2019-07-23, 22:26

Explainer: U.S., China more divided than ever as new trade talks loom Senior U.S. and Chinese officials have pledged to meet in October to settle their ongoing trade war but a lasting peace seems more elusive than ever....
2019-09-06, 10:26