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China denies Qingdao port visit for US warship amid tensions

This marks at least the second time China has denied a request by the United States this month, having earlier rejected a request for two US Navy ships to visit Hong Kong, as the political crisis in the former British colony deepened.

Explained: As trade talks reach endgame, US-China ties could hinge on enforcement

US President Donald Trump said on April 4 that the two sides could have a deal worked out in about four weeks. On Thursday, he said he would soon host Chinese President Xi Jinping at the White House - a meeting seen as needed to cement an agreement.

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US President Trump says China's Xi Jinping will visit soon, stirring talk of trade deal

Trump, in remarks to White House staff, parents and children gathered on the lawn for Take Your Children to Work Day, did not indicate when the meeting might take place or what would be on the agenda. He has suggested in the past that Xi would travel to the US for a signing ceremony.

China's 'new missiles' threaten US presence in Asian waters

Captain James Fanell, a former US Navy intelligence chief, told Reuters that China now has "the most advanced ballistic missile force in the world" and has "the capacity to overwhelm the defensive systems we are pursuing."

Trump's trade chief sees long-term China challenges, continued tariff threat

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer cautioned that much work was still needed to nail down a US-China trade agreement, including working out how it will be enforced.

Markets dive after ‘Tariff Man’ threat by Donald Trump

Stocks sank on Tuesday, as President Donald Trump threatened China with further tariffs, just days after the two countries agreed to a cease-fire in their escalating economic conflict.

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China summons US envoys over sanctions linked to Russia deal

The Defense Ministry said the US had no right to interfere in Chinese military cooperation with Russia.

Donald Trump plans to propose 25% tariff on $200 billion of Chinese imports

While the tariffs would not be imposed until after a period of public comment, raising the proposed level to 25 percent could escalate the trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies.

US-China trade war may hit exports of intermediary goods, says South Korea

On Wednesday, Beijing accused Washington of bullying and warned it would hit back after the Trump administration raised the stakes in their trade dispute, threatening 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods.

Trade war or not, China Inc already reining in American brands

American household names like Apple, Starbucks and Procter & Gamble's Pampers are seeing their dominance challenged, a potential threat to the hundreds of billions of dollars US firms make in China.

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