Economy

China president's conciliatory trade gesture raises optimism

Apr 10, 2018

China's president offers US possible trade concessions, raising hopes for end to standoff

AP Explains: US targets heart of China's economic blueprint

Apr 10, 2018

President Donald Trump's threat to hike tariffs on technology imports from China strikes at the heart of Beijing's state-led blueprint for prosperity and restoring the nation's greatness

Chinese President Xi Jinping promises to cut auto import duties, ease limits on foreign ownership in auto industry

Apr 10, 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping promises to cut auto import duties, ease limits on foreign ownership in auto industry

Global markets rise amid uncertainty over US-China trade

Apr 9, 2018

Global markets have risen amid uncertainty about an escalating U.S.-Chinese trade standoff after President Donald Trump said a settlement was possible but his advisers said other governments might pressure Beijing

China bans exports to North Korea of weapons-related goods

Apr 9, 2018

China has tightened U.N. sanctions over North Korea's missile and nuclear programs by banning sales to Pyongyang of industrial products that can be used to make weapons

Asian markets rise amid uncertainty over US-China trade spat

Apr 9, 2018

Asian markets have risen amid uncertainty about an escalating U.S.-Chinese trade after President Donald Trump said a settlement was possible but his advisers said other governments might pressure Beijing

UN, Singapore concerned about rising trade tensions

Apr 8, 2018

The U.N. secretary-general and the Singaporean foreign minister say they are concerned about trade tensions and rising protectionism across the world.

Asian shares higher as markets shrug off latest Trump threat

Apr 6, 2018

Most Asian stock markets turn higher as investors brush off initial worries about Trump's latest threats of yet more tariffs on Chinese imports

China-US tariff spat: Mostly losers, but some winners too

Apr 5, 2018

China's threat to raise tariffs on U.S. goods could be a disaster for American soybean farmers but a boon to their Brazilian and Argentine competitors, European aerospace companies and Japanese whiskey distillers

The Latest: China-US tariff row: Virginia farmers will hurt

Apr 5, 2018

A spokeswoman for the agricultural department of Virginia says the state would be hurt if China follows through on new tariffs for U.S. imports

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