Government Business And Finance

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

World shares slide as US-China trade dispute escalates

Apr 4, 2018

World stocks slide after China unveils plans to retaliate against proposed US tariff hikes, in further escalation of trade dispute

China vows 'same strength' measures against US tariffs

Apr 4, 2018

China vows measures of 'same strength' in response to US tariff hike in technology dispute

Troubled Chinese insurer receives government bailout

Apr 4, 2018

The troubled Chinese insurer that owns New York City's Waldorf Hotel says it is receiving a $9.6 billion bailout from a government-run fund to shore up its finances

Asian shares mixed as markets mull US tariffs list for China

Apr 4, 2018

Asian stock markets mostly lower as investors digest latest volley of tariff measures and threats between US and China

China raises tariffs on US pork, fruit in trade dispute

Apr 2, 2018

China raised import duties on a $3 billion list of U.S. pork, fruit and other products in an escalating tariff dispute with President Donald Trump that companies worry might depress global commerce

Chinese state TV shows insurance tycoon admitting guilt

Mar 29, 2018

Chinese state TV has shown the founder of the insurance company that owns New York City's Waldorf Hotel confession his guilt at a trial on fraud and other charges

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