Tag Archives: Trade

  • Get ready for difficult times, China’s Xi warns during trade war

    China must prepare for difficult times as the international situation is increasingly complex, President Xi Jinping said in comments carried by state media on Wednesday. ...

  • US Ambassador to China visiting Tibet this week

    US Ambassador to China Terry Branstad was scheduled to visit Tibet this week, the first visit to the region by a US ambassador since 2015, amid escalating trade tensions. ...

  • US-China relations near new low amid trade battle

    The US and China have gone through rough patches before. The American public recoiled — and the US government imposed sanctions — after the People's Liberation Army slaughtered hundreds. ...

  • US escalates trade war amid negotiations, China says will hit back

    The United States escalated a tariff war with China on Friday by hiking levies to 25% for $200 billion worth of Chinese goods in the midst of last-ditch talks to rescue a trade deal. ...

  • Donald Trump thinks US will have a trade deal with China

    US President Donald Trump has said he thinks there will be a trade deal with China, reiterating that he wants a deal which is fair and on a reciprocal basis. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Can China afford a trade war?

    It is extremely doubtful as to whether China can sustain a trade war, since the Chinese economy would virtually collapse if the export of Chinese products were to be considerably curbed. ...

  • British PM Theresa May tells China she wants stronger ties

    Prime Minister Theresa May has told China's leader that Britain wants to strengthen trade and business ties, an attempt to reassure the world's second largest economy after London delayed a $24 billion nuclear project. ...

  • Nepal, China to sign trade treaty, fuel agreement

    The Madhesi agitation over Nepal's new Constitution and the trade blockade with India that ended last month caused a severe shortage of petroleum products in the landlocked nation. ...

  • Iran’s leader says never trusted the West, seeks closer ties with China

    Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday called for closer economic and security ties with China as the two countries agreed to increase bilateral trade. ...

  • Chinese PM on Brazil visit, promising big investment

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang began a three-day visit to Brazil on Monday armed with a promise of some $50 billion in infrastructure investments as his hosts finalize preparations for next year's Rio Olympics. ...