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Apple analyst says iPhone, iPads prices won't rise despite trade war

The costs of Apple products including iPhones and iPads aren't likely to be impacted by US tariffs on China thanks to "proper preparations" made by the tech giant, noted Apple analyst Kuo.

US, China resume trade talks with scant hopes for progress

US President Donald Trump has raised tariffs on USD 250 billion worth of Chinese imports. Beijing responded by taxing USD 110 billion of US products.


US and China to restart trade talks on July 30 in Shanghai

According to the White House, "the discussions will cover a range of issues, including intellectual property, forced technology transfer, non-tariff barriers, agriculture, services, the trade deficit, and enforcement."

Trump says US companies can sell their equipment to Huawei

In a huge relief to Huawei, US President Donald Trump allowed technology companies based in the US to sell their technology to China-based telecom equipment and smartphone maker.

Can Africa benefit from US-China trade spat?

The trade spat between Washington and Beijing is putting a damper on China's economic growth. The less China's economy expands, the less its hunger for raw materials — and it gets lots of these from Africa, including oil, iron ore or other metals.

China to stand firm as trade talks with US restart — state media

China and the United States earlier this week said they were reviving talks ahead of a meeting next week between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, cheering financial markets on hopes that it may ease intensifying trade frictions.


Winners and losers in Trump's trade war with China

Trump said on May 5 he would raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods from 10 per cent to 25 per cent, ratcheting up pressure on Beijing to agree to a deal.

Huawei denies report that orders to key suppliers cut after US blacklisting

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) confirmed that orders from Huawei have declined after US President Donald Trump imposed a ban on the Chinese company on national security grounds.

IMF's Lagarde warns US-China tariffs to slash global growth in 2020

Earlier on Wednesday, the IMF said current and threatened US-China tariffs could cut 2020 global gross domestic product by 0.5%, or about $455 billion -- a loss larger than G20 member South Africa's annual economic output.

US cannot use ‘extreme pressure’ to force trade negotiations, says China

China said its negotiators were still “committed to credible consultations based on equality and mutual benefit” but said there will be no compromise on “matters of principle”.