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US and China near deal that would suspend planned tariffs

December 13, 2019 2:28 pm

Since July 2018, the Trump administration has imposed import taxes on $360 billion in Chinese products. Beijing has retaliated by taxing $120 billion in U.S. exports, including soybeans and other farm products that are vital to many of Trump's supporters in rural America.

Beijing envoy warns of 'destructive forces' trying to undermine US-China ties

December 05, 2019 7:49 am

The United States and China have been locked in a bitter trade war for 17 months, with the US government cracking down against a broad range of what it sees as efforts by the Chinese government to steal US technology and dominate global markets.

US, China grant trade concessions ahead of fresh talks

September 12, 2019 9:41 am

China on Wednesday announced its first batch of tariff exemptions for 16 types of US products, including some anti-cancer drugs and lubricants, as well as animal feed ingredients whey and fish meal.

Trump: 'I am the chosen one' to take on China over trade

August 22, 2019 7:24 am

Trump told reporters his life would be easier if he had not mounted a trade war with China. But he defended his actions and said he believed a trade deal between the world's largest economies was still possible.

China suffering due to trade war with US, wants to have deal: Trump

August 10, 2019 8:20 am

The US has imposed 25 per cent additional import tariffs on more than $250 billion worth of Chinese products. An additional 10 per cent import duties on remaining nearly $300 billion worth of Chinese products is all set to come into effect on September 1.

China's economy growth cools further amid US tariff war

July 15, 2019 9:30 am

Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed last month to resume negotiations. But economists warn the truce is fragile because the two sides face the same array of disagreements that caused talks to break down in May.

Trump’s trip to Asia: Diplomacy with an exclamation point

July 02, 2019 12:54 pm

If his goals required cozying up to autocrats believed to have blood on their hands, like Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia or President Vladimir Putin of Russia, that did not bother him in the least.

ASEAN leaders call for restraint amid sea row, US-China rift

June 25, 2019 12:59 pm

Southeast Asian leaders have pressed their call for self-restraint in the disputed South China Sea after a new incident and renewed their alarm over the US-China trade war with one warning it may spiral out of control

US blacklists 5 Chinese groups working in supercomputing

June 22, 2019 9:58 am

The five blacklisted organizations placed on the so-called Entity List includes supercomputer maker Sugon, which is heavily dependent on US suppliers including chipmakers Intel, Nvidia and Advanced Micro Devices.

US companies' message to Donald Trump: Don't expand China tariffs

June 17, 2019 1:32 pm

Hundreds of businesses, trade groups and individuals have written to complain that the additional import taxes would drive up prices for consumers, squeeze profits and leave US companies at a competitive disadvantage to foreign rivals.