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China To Suspend Tariff Hikes On U.S. Soybeans and Pork Amid Trade War

(BEIJING) — China will lift punitive tariffs imposed on U.S. soybeans and pork in a trade war with Washington, a state news agency said Friday,...

China To Suspend Tariff Hikes On U.S. Soybeans and Pork Amid Trade War

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Business groups slam China tariff hikes and call for end to trade war escalation The business community slammed the White House's announcement Friday that it was hiking tariffs on Chinese goods. Trade associations said the continuing escalation of the U.S.-China trade war was bene...
15:00 2019-08-24

China to Exempt U.S. Soybeans and Pork From Punitive Tariffs China will exempt purchases of U.S. soybeans, pork and other agricultural products from punitive tariffs, following President Trump’s two-week postponement of higher levies on some Chinese goods....
19:00 2019-09-13

China to Exempt U.S. Soybeans, Pork From Punitive Tariffs China’s move to exempt certain agricultural products from retaliatory tariffs appears aimed at addressing one of President Trump’s most pressing demands during the protracted trade war....
00:00 2019-09-14

China to suspend pork imports from Canadian company Frigo Royal China will block pork imports from Canada's Frigo Royal Inc, after shipments by the Canadian firm were found to contain the banned feed additive ractopamine, the state Xinhua news agency reported on T...
11:17 2019-06-18

Latest US, Chinese tariff hikes take effect in trade war WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China went ahead with their latest tariff increases on each other’s goods Sunday, potentially raising prices Americans pay for some clothes, shoes, sporting goo...
22:00 2019-09-01

U.S. and China will meet in September, Trump says, but tariff hikes remain Trade teams from China and the United States continue to talk and will meet in September, but tariff increases on Chinese goods set to go in place on Sunday will not be delayed, President Donald Trump...
02:00 2019-08-31

WRAPUP 2-U.S. and China will meet in September, Trump says, but tariff hikes remain Trade teams from China and the United States continue to talk and will meet in September, but tariff increases on Chinese goods set to go in place on Sunday will not be delayed, President Donald Trump...
07:00 2019-08-31

Retailers resist price hikes but we can't eat all China tariff costs, says housewares firm founder Resistance to price hikes creates a "stressful situation" for businesses that cannot afford to absorb the cost of tariffs on Chinese imports, Casabella's Bruce Kaminstein says....
10:34 2019-09-04

China will stop buying American soybeans as trade talks stall China will stop buying American soybeans as the trade war between the world’s two largest economies escalates — potentially dealing another blow to beleaguered US farmers. China, the world’s largest i...
19:51 2019-05-30

Washington, Beijing lay ground for trade deal talks; China buys U.S. soybeans The United States on Thursday welcomed China's renewed purchases of U.S. farm goods while maintaining the threat of U.S. tariff hikes as the world's two largest economies prepared the ground for talks...
22:34 2019-09-12

Global pork prices rise amid China’s pig disease outbreak BEIJING — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a deadly swine disease that has sent shockwaves throu...
15:51 2019-05-21

China's first-half pork output falls amid disease outbreak China's pork output fell by less than expected in the first half as the country tackles a devastating disease outbreak, although official data showed conflicting figures on the size of the decline in ...
07:51 2019-07-15

China's pork prices surge 47% in August amid swine fever outbreak Pork prices in China soared 46.7% year-on-year in August, as the pork shortage in the country worsened on the protracted swine fever outbreak which has killed millions of hogs....
06:00 2019-09-10

Trade war with U.S. won't affect China's pork supply: Chinese ministry China said its trade dispute with the United States would not affect the Asian nation's pork supply, state-television reported on Friday, citing an official at the agriculture ministry....
18:34 2019-08-30

Trade Tensions Ease as China Drops Some Pork and Soybean Tariffs Details were scant, but the move could help ease Chinese food prices and comes as trade talks between the two countries are set to resume next month....
19:34 2019-09-13

China Drops Some U.S. Pork and Soybean Tariffs as Trade Tensions Ease Details were scant, but the move could help ease Chinese food prices and comes as trade talks between the two countries are set to resume next month....
15:00 2019-09-13

Air China to suspend Beijing-Hawaii flights amid weak travel demand Air China will suspend its flights on the Beijing-Hawaii route from Aug. 27 after a review of its network, China's flagship carrier said on Tuesday, as travel demand remains weak amid an escalating U....
09:51 2019-08-06

China’s US imports plunge 31% from last year amid tariff war BEIJING — China’s imports from the United States plunged in June amid a tariff war with Washington while exports to the U.S. market weakened. Imports of U.S. goods fell 31.4% from a year earlier...
13:00 2019-07-12

China’s economic growth cools further amid ongoing tariff war with U.S. 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 t...
05:34 2019-07-15

Amid Tariff War, China No Longer US' Top Trading Partner. Slips To Third As a result of their ongoing trade war, China is no longer the top trading partner of the United States and has been replaced by America's neighbours Mexico and Canada, according to a media report....
08:34 2019-08-03

How tariff hikes are squeezing the U.S. furniture business After President Donald Trump announced higher tariffs on Chinese imports earlier this month, Francis O'Brien slapped a new 4% fee on every item of furniture he sells....
16:17 2019-05-31

China’s trade with US takes a hit as tariff war drags on China’s trade with the US shrank last month as the world’s two largest trading countries ​remain locked in a tariff war that threatens to be a drag on the world’s economy. China̵...
01:34 2019-09-09

Stocks surge as Christmas spared tariff price hikes President Trump once boasted he was “tariff man” — but now wants to play Santa Claus. Christmas came early this year when Trump administration trade officials said they would delay imposing tariffs on...
05:34 2019-08-14

Trump defends tariff strategy, China says 'not afraid' of trade war U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoi...
23:51 2019-06-11

Trump defends tariff strategy as China says it's 'not afraid of a trade war' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoi...
19:51 2019-06-11

Asia stocks set to trade lower amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if nee...
02:17 2019-07-17

JP Morgan: The US-China tariff battle is just the start of a global trade reordering "I think we have to recognize as equity investors, in particular, this is now the new normal," said James Sullivan, head of Asia ex-Japan equity research at J.P. Morgan....
17:17 2019-05-21

China’s Trade With U.S. Falls as Tariff War Continues to Threaten Global Economy (BEIJING) — China’s trade with the United States is falling as the two sides prepare for negotiations with no signs of progress toward ending a tariff war that threatens global economic gr...
17:00 2019-09-08

Trump delays China tariff increase as trade talks approach Negotiators are due to meet in Washington in coming weeks to push forward talks to end the trade war, which has rattled automakers and raised fears of a prolonged standoff between the two economic gia...
14:34 2019-09-12

US and China agree to continue tariff talks. Here's a timeline of how the trade war started Trump's face-to-face meeting with Xi at the G-20 summit in Japan is just the latest step in a U.S.-China trade war with huge global implications....
07:51 2019-06-29

Under tariff threat, Mexico less attractive to companies avoiding China trade war A flood of companies eyeing Mexico as a safe haven from the U.S. trade war with China risks evaporating after President Donald Trump last week threatened to unleash tariffs on Mexico too....
01:17 2019-06-08

"Big Move": Trump Praises China Tariff Exemptions As Trade Talks Approach US President Donald Trump on Wednesday welcomed an apparent olive branch from Beijing in the grinding trade war between the two nations, which came weeks before negotiations are due to resume....
05:00 2019-09-12

Trump's Mexico tariff threat worries US farmers already pummeled by China trade war President Donald Trump's threatened 5% tariff on all Mexican imports could hit American farmers especially hard if Mexico retaliates with punitive duties on U.S. agricultural products....
23:34 2019-06-05

Trump says Canada, Mexico behind trade deal; China tariff deadline is open President Trump said he hoped Congress would quickly move to act on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal, or USMCA. Canada said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to meet with Trump on June 20....
04:34 2019-06-14

China adds US agricultural products to tariff exemptions ahead of trade talks China plans to exclude American farm goods including soybeans from tariffs, the latest move to ease trade tensions before the two countries restart trade talks next month....
17:34 2019-09-13

Asia Pacific stocks set to trade mixed as Trump makes China tariff threat Stocks in Asia Pacific were poised to open mixed on Tuesday. Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Chinese goods should Chinese President Xi Jinping fail to attend the...
02:00 2019-06-11

'The longer the trade war goes on, the weaker China gets': Trump doubles down on tariff threats despite recession concerns NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump has appeared increasingly comfortable with prolonged trade tensions. He has maintained a defiant stance even after a key indicator warned thi...
23:00 2019-08-16

Global markets plunge, then partly recover, as tariff threats reignite fears of U.S.-China trade war The stock skid came despite a good jobs report Friday and a quarter-point rate cut by the Federal Reserve on Wednesday. But Trump’s Thursday afternoon tweets threatening more tariffs on China dampened...
00:34 2019-08-03

Maryland Gov. urges caution on China trade war messaging after Trump's tariff tweet rocks market Maryland Governor Larry Hogan urged caution in how the Trump administration communicates about the trade war with China following Trump's tweet threatening new tariffs on Chinese goods....
21:34 2019-08-01

Don’t Blame China’s Tariffs for Soybeans’ 2018 Slump From spring 2018 to late September, soybean prices plunged 20% to end at their lowest level in a decade. Mainstream experts were united: The catalyst was China's 25% import tax on U.S. soybeans. Our s...
19:51 2019-05-21

China buys U.S. soybeans after declaring ban on American farm goods China snapped up a small volume of U.S. soybeans last week after pledging to halt purchases of American farm products due to the escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing, U.S. Department of...
22:00 2019-08-22

Tariffs pause China's purchases of American soybeans, report says Tariffs have prompted China to halt its new purchases of soybeans from the U.S., according to a Bloomberg report.        ...
19:51 2019-05-30

GRAINS-Soybeans rebound from 3-week low, fresh round of China tariffs cap gains U.S. soybean futures rebounded on Monday after hitting a nearly three-week low earlier in the session, though gains were limited as Beijing and Washington engaged in a rapid-fire tariff escalation ove...
06:00 2019-08-26

China's exports to US fall amid trade war China's exports to the US were down year-on-year in August. The dive follows July's surprise growth and comes amid a high-pressure campaign by Washington to coerce Beijing into signing a new trade dea...
21:34 2019-09-08

Amid trade war, China’s Xi talks up economy BEIJING (AP) — Amid the trade war with the United States, Chinese President Xi Jinping is expressing confidence in the resilience of the Chinese economy. In an interview with Russian media published W...
12:34 2019-06-05

Oil falls amid new round of tariffs in US-China trade war Oil prices fell on Monday after new tariffs imposed by the United States and China came into force, raising concerns about a further hit to global growth and demand for crude....
06:00 2019-09-02

The Latest: Amid trade war, China’s Xi heads to Moscow NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Chinese President Xi Jinping is talking up the Chinese economy’s resilience as he hea...
19:17 2019-06-05

China's yuan slips to 11-year low amid trade war China's yuan has slumped to an 11-year low following the latest threat from US President Donald Trump to slap more tariffs on Chinese imports. The dive has also shaken other currencies in the region....
13:17 2019-08-05

China is lowering tariffs on other countries amid trade war with the US As Beijing has raised duties in response to the Trump administration's spate of tariff announcements, it also lowered trade barriers for exporters around the world....
15:01 2019-06-19

China's GDP growth slumps to 27-year low amid trade war with US China's second-quarter growth has slowed to 6.2%, its weakest rate in almost three decades. The figure reflects trade pressure from the US and weakening global demand....
17:51 2019-07-15

Oil steadies, set for weekly gain amid hopes for end to US-China trade war Oil prices were steady on Friday, with crude benchmarks poised for multi-week gains amid a sharp drawdown in U.S. crude inventories, while trade tensions eased as Washington and Beijing agreed to hold...
12:34 2019-09-06

Trump increases tariffs on China amid escalating trade war President Trump retaliated against China’s new tariffs Friday afternoon, declaring that he would increase existing and future levies on Chinese goods. “Starting on October 1st, the 250 BILLION DOLLARS...
04:34 2019-08-24

Asia markets slip amid US-China trade jitters Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Wednesday that a trip to Beijing to resume trade negotiations has not been scheduled yet, reducing hopes of a speedy resolution to the U.S.-China trade w...
04:17 2019-05-23

U.S. business group says retaliation rising in China amid trade war A top U.S. business lobby in China said on Wednesday that nearly half of its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China as a result of the increasingly bitter trade war between Beijing...
06:00 2019-05-22

Trump Gives Farmers $16 Billion in Aid Amid Prolonged China Trade War The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers on Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China....
20:51 2019-05-23

US Warship Sails In South China Sea Amid Trade Tensions A US Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Wednesday, the US military said, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between the world's two......
22:00 2019-08-28

Tesla plans to raise prices in China amid trade war US electric vehicle maker Tesla will raise prices in China on Friday, earlier than planned, and is considering increasing prices again in December should Chinese tariffs on US-made cars take effect, p...
19:34 2019-08-26

China Rejects U.S. Warship’s Visit Amid Trade War Tensions The denial of a port visit to Qingdao came in the same month that two U.S. ships were denied permission to dock in Hong Kong, according to the United States....
12:00 2019-08-28

SAP chief says German headquarters an advantage amid U.S.-China trade war German business software company SAP SE has an edge over its U.S. rivals because it faces potentially fewer restrictions on doing business with China, Chief Executive Bill McDermott said in an intervi...
06:34 2019-09-10

China's Yuan Hits 11-Year Low Amid Trade Tensions The plunge past 7.0 prompted Washington to officially brand Beijing a "currency manipulator". China's central bank has "resolutely opposed" the label....
08:34 2019-08-26

President Trump Says U.S. Is ‘Doing Very Well With China’ Amid Continuing Trade Talks President Donald Trump said the U.S. is “doing very well with China, and talking!” in a Twitter message sent hours after his top economic adviser laid out a potential timeline for the resu...
06:34 2019-08-19

Asia stocks slip amid US-China trade uncertainty Asia markets pared earlier losses but still saw declines on Tuesday as the U.S.-China trade war intensified, after Beijing confirmed it is suspending agricultural product purchases in response to new ...
12:34 2019-08-06

China sovereign fund CIC says cautious of U.S. investment amid trade war China Investment Corp (CIC) reported a 37% dive in annual profit on Friday and said the ongoing Sino-U.S. trade war has made the Chinese sovereign wealth fund more cautious about investing in the Unit...
15:17 2019-09-20

Global Stocks Uneven Amid U.S.-China Trade War Tensions Asian markets ended lower, but shares on Wall Street and in European markets rose after President Trump and Beijing officials publicly discussed potentially restarting stalled talks....
19:00 2019-08-26

U.S. and China Resume Trade Talks Amid Dim Prospects for Deal American officials are playing down the likelihood of an agreement as they restart negotiations with their Chinese counterparts in Shanghai this week....
18:51 2019-07-31

US is preparing big weapons sale to Taiwan in a challenge to China amid trade war The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion dollars worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade...
22:00 2019-06-05

China's Growth Struggles Mount Amid Prolonged Trade Battle China reported a raft of weak economic data, adding to evidence that the world’s second-largest economy is slowing further as it remains locked in a trade war with the U.S....
12:00 2019-08-14

Oil falls 1% amid U.S.-China trade dispute, uncertainty on supply cuts Oil prices fell more than 1% on Monday as U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude and as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cuttin...
07:17 2019-06-11

Global markets rattled amid standoffs over Brexit and U.S.-China trade war The latest rounds of tariffs took hold over the weekend as investors are still smarting from a particularly volatile August, and there has been no word on when U.S.-China talks will resume....
00:34 2019-09-04

One of the world's biggest investors warns of low returns amid US-China trade war GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, says it's investing in countries such as Vietnam to cushion the impact from heightened political uncertainty....
05:51 2019-07-03

US Says To Take Action To Ensure Rare Earths Supply Amid China Trade War The United States says it will take "unprecedented actions" to ensure the supply of strategic elements and rare earths, as China mulls possible export controls for materials that are critical to......
10:17 2019-06-05

China aims to rev up shale gas drive, wean itself off imports amid U.S. trade row China aims to slash its growing dependence on gas imports by boosting domestic projects like shale fields as the security of its energy supply comes under the spotlight amid a festering trade war with...
20:34 2019-09-02

China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions China is making preferential tax treatment available to more chip design and software firms, in an effort to support domestic industries amid escalating trade tensions with the United States....
15:00 2019-05-22

China may restrict access to tech amid spiraling trade dispute with U.S. China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute....
04:17 2019-06-10

A Hong Kong-based garment maker says it's doing more than moving out of China amid the trade war It's crucial for businesses to be flexible and to hedge one's bets amid the protracted and unpredictable trade war, according to a Hong Kong-based garment maker....
11:34 2019-09-02

Goldman downgrades Caterpillar, citing weakness in China business amid trade war Goldman Sachs downgraded Caterpillar and said it saw production cuts in the North America and China construction equipment markets due to the ongoing U.S.-China trade....
14:00 2019-08-08

Wall Street inches higher amid ‘no news’ on China trade spat In a topsy-turvy market, no news is good news. Wall Street climbed Wednesday as traders tiptoed back into stocks — with market strategists citing a lack of negative headlines about the US-China trade ...
01:34 2019-08-29

Oil dips in volatile trade amid uncertainty on supply cuts, U.S.-China tariffs Oil prices edged lower on Monday in volatile trading as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal and U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten...
19:34 2019-06-10

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, US-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for conflict between the U.S. and Iran in the Middle Eas...
09:51 2019-06-19

U.S. Treasury Department Labels China a Currency Manipulator Amid Trade War Escalation WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department labeled China a currency manipulator Monday after Beijing pushed down the value of its yuan in a dramatic escalation of the trade conflict between the w...
01:17 2019-08-06

Oil gains amid U.S.-China trade deal hopes, ECB talk of easing policy Oil prices extended gains into a second session on Wednesday, buoyed by rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and potential economic stimulus from the European Central Bank (ECB)....
09:01 2019-06-19

China's yuan sinks amid fears Beijing may give up on US trade talks Leadership could be ‘weaponising’ its currency, says one analyst, as Asia stock markets sink to six-month lowThe simmering trade tensions between the United States and China have threatened to spark a...
08:51 2019-08-05

METALS-Copper falls amid lack of progress on U.S.-China trade talks Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange fell on Tuesday, on track for a third straight decline, amid a lack of news on steps to settle a prolonged trade dispute between the United States and China....
08:17 2019-07-09

Asia stocks rise amid positive signals from Beijing on US-China trade Stocks in Asia traded higher on Friday following hints from Beijing that it will not retaliate against the latest round of tariffs from Washington for now, amid the ongoing U.S.-China trade war....
03:00 2019-08-30

China's central bank is poised to cut interest rates amid trade war, economist says The People's Bank of China is expected lower rates twice later in 2019 and once in 2020 amid the country's trade fight with the U.S., said a Bank of America Merrill Lynch economist on Wednes...
09:51 2019-06-05

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for conflict between the U.S. and Iran in the Middle Eas...
06:01 2019-06-19

Asia Pacific stocks inch higher amid US-China trade jitters Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up on Friday as investors digested a series of developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front that dampened hopes of a deal being reached between the two economic po...
19:17 2019-09-20

Wall Street banks are bailing on troubled American farmers amid US-China trade war In the wake of the US housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mortgage sector....
19:34 2019-07-11

Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, extending sharp gains from the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on continued tensions in the Middle East after tanker attacks there ...
04:51 2019-06-19

Amid trade war, Trump drops pretense of friendship with China’s Xi Jinping, calls him an ‘enemy’ The president’s personal attack could signal a deeper shift in his administration’s increasingly confrontational strategy with Beijing, analysts said....
21:34 2019-08-23

Asia stocks bounce back amid positive signals from Beijing on US-China trade Stocks in Asia traded higher on Friday following hints from Beijing that it will not retaliate against the latest round of tariffs from Washington for now, amid the ongoing U.S.-China trade war....
05:34 2019-08-30

U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 billion outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended Wednesday, according to data released by......
16:17 2019-05-21

White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions The move would require telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson to move production out of China to keep serving the U.S.       ...
05:17 2019-06-24

Global markets rattled amid Brexit, U.S.-China trade war standoffs; Dow falls nearly 400 points All U.S. markets are starting September in the red after a particularly volatile August, including several days of trading where the Dow dropped more than 700 points....
17:34 2019-09-03

Global markets rattled amid Brexit, U.S.-China trade war standoffs; Dow falls nearly 300 points The volatility comes as investors are still smarting from a particularly volatile August, and there has been no word on when U.S.-China talks will resume....
00:34 2019-09-04

Top US port for China ocean trade reports decline in June imports amid dispute The Los Angeles and Long Beach port complex, the nation's busiest and the No. 1 for ocean trade with China, handled 5.1% fewer inbound containers of cargo in June, as the trade standoff between W...
02:51 2019-07-12

China Cracks Down on Canadian Pork Canada said China has banned imports from a Canadian pork company, weeks after Canadian officials warned the meat industry of heightened Chinese scrutiny of its products....
16:51 2019-06-18

Netherlands, Switzerland suspend UNRWA funds amid scandal The Netherlands and Switzerland have suspended funding to the United Nations aid agency for Palestinian refugees days after an ethics report alleged widespread mismanagement and misconduct....
07:34 2019-08-01

Exclusive: Foxconn eyes sale of $8.8 billion China plant amid trade war woes - sources Taiwan's Foxconn is exploring the sale of its new $8.8 billion display panel factory in China, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as demand for the product wanes amid an intensifying U.S.-C...
10:34 2019-08-02

Exclusive: Pentagon races to track U.S. rare earths output amid China trade dispute The Pentagon is rapidly assessing the United States' rare earths capability in a race to secure stable supply of the specialized material amid the country's trade conflict with China, which controls t...
22:00 2019-07-12

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U.S. interests, writes Mukesh Aghi, president and CE...
20:34 2019-06-28

China says pork supply will be enough for upcoming holidays China, the world's top pork consumer, will secure sufficient supplies of the meat for upcoming holidays, including the Lunar New Year in late January, said an official on Wednesday, as concerns grow o...
14:34 2019-09-11

‘Search For & Refuse All Deliveries.’ Amid Trade War, Trump Urges USPS Crackdown on Fentanyl Trafficking From China With tensions over trade with China escalating, President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is “ordering” the U.S. postal service and express shipping companies to “SEARCH FOR & RE...
07:34 2019-08-24

China will release 10,000 tons of pork from its national reserves China will release 10,000 metric tons of pork from its central reserves this week in a bid to stabilize soaring pork prices and cope with a swine fever crisis that has wiped out roughly one third of i...
18:17 2019-09-17

China to auction 10,000 tonnes of pork from state reserves Release of food staple comes amid soaring prices and African swine flu epidemicChina will auction 10,000 tonnes of pork from its state reserves as surging prices threaten to mar an important political...
20:17 2019-09-18

China will release 10,000 tons of pork from its central reserves China will release 10,000 metric tons of pork from its central reserves this week in a bid to stabilize soaring pork prices and cope with a swine fever crisis that has wiped out roughly one third of i...
15:51 2019-09-18

China suspends imports from Canadian pork company BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say the country will halt imports from a Canadian pork company after food safety issues were detected in one batch. The Xinhua news agency reported Tuesday that cust...
14:00 2019-06-18

China pork imports jump 24% in April -customs China imported 136,517 tonnes of pork in April, up 24% from the same month a year earlier, customs data showed on Thursday, as the world's top consumer of the meat stocked up on supplies amid concerns...
12:34 2019-05-23

Locked out of China, U.S. pork producers sniff out new buyers U.S. hog farmers lost hundreds of millions of dollars in export sales to China and Mexico after President Donald Trump launched his trade wars last year....
16:34 2019-07-02

China threatens ‘countermeasures’ if Trump hikes tariffs BEIJING — China’s government has threatened unspecified “necessary countermeasures” if President Trump’s planned tariff hike goes ahead. The Commerce Ministry said Trump’...
18:17 2019-08-02

Tesla hikes prices for Model 3, other cars in China Tesla had raised prices for some vehicles in China as the yuan trades at its weakest levels in more than a decade. The starting price for the Model X SUV is now 809,900 yuan ($113,252), versus 790,900...
21:00 2019-08-30

Canada, U.S. reach deal to continue pork trade if swine fever is detected In the event of an outbreak, the agreement allows the countries to continue trade in various pork products — including meat, live animals and byproducts — within zones that are free of the disease....
00:00 2019-05-24

Farmers react cautiously to China excluding soy, pork from new tariffs Soy and pork prices jumped Friday after China announced it would exclude those commodities from its latest round of tariff escalations, but farmers say it's too soon to celebrate....
21:34 2019-09-13

China Keeps Penalties on U.S. Pork and Soy While Exempting 16 Products From Additional Tariffs (BEIJING) — China announced Wednesday it will exempt American industrial grease and some other imports from tariff hikes in a trade war with Washington but kept in place higher duties on soybean...
10:34 2019-09-11

China Threatens "Countermeasures" If Donald Trump Hikes Tariffs China warned Friday it will take "countermeasures" if the United States follows through on its threat to impose tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese goods in an escalation of their trade war....
23:17 2019-08-02

China's Guangdong to release another 3,150 tonnes of pork from reserves to secure supplies China's Guangdong province said it will release 3,150 tonnes of frozen pork from reserves during the upcoming holidays, part of a campaign to secure supplies of the country's favorite meat, local medi...
16:00 2019-09-09

China suspending pork imports from third Canadian firm as dispute with Ottawa deepens China will block pork imports from a third Canadian firm after a shipment was found to contain the banned feed additive ractopamine, the customs agency said on Tuesday, deepening a trade and diplomati...
10:17 2019-06-19

UPDATE 6-China suspending pork imports from 3rd Canadian firm as dispute with Ottawa deepens China will block pork imports from a third Canadian firm after a shipment was found to contain the banned feed additive ractopamine, the customs agency said on Tuesday, deepening a trade and diplomati...
23:34 2019-06-18

China could release emergency pork reserves after losing 100 million pigs to swine fever African swine fever has wiped out a third of China's pig population. Now government officials are discussing dramatic steps to stabilize the world's largest pork market....
18:34 2019-09-04

China moves to suspend some history tests for U.S. college credit by 2020 Beijing on Thursday ordered a suspension of history exams run by a U.S. non-profit for students seeking credit at American colleges, as the ruling Communist Party cracks down on educational material i...
07:34 2019-06-21

China fights back after Twitter, Facebook suspend state-backed accounts China said on Tuesday it had a right to put out its own views after Twitter and Facebook said they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to unde...
19:00 2019-08-20

Trump says Mexico is an 'abuser' of the US, amid tariff negotiations President Trump on Sunday called Mexico an “abuser” of the United States, and warned that if the country does not do more to “stop the invasion” of the Southern border, his newly-imposed tariffs on Me...
15:00 2019-06-02

A US recession is 'the biggest concern' amid the tariff war, says Standard Chartered As Washington and Beijing continue to up the ante in their protracted trade fight, the potential of a recession in the U.S. is now "the biggest concern," according to Standard Chartered Private Bank&#...
08:00 2019-08-26

Mexico intercepts 1,000 migrants headed toward US amid tariff threats A large contingent of law enforcement officers intercepted a caravan of roughly 1000 Central American migrants traveling along a highway in southern Mexico Wednesday. The beefed up patrol comes as Pre...
05:01 2019-06-06

Trump officials see no Chinese concessions for tariff delays amid market rout China made no trade concessions after U.S. President Donald Trump postponed 10% tariffs on over $150 billion worth of Chinese imports, senior U.S. officials said on Wednesday, adding that talks aimed ...
08:34 2019-08-15

UPDATE 3-Trump officials see no Chinese concessions for tariff delays amid market rout China made no trade concessions after U.S. President Donald Trump postponed 10% tariffs on over $150 billion worth of Chinese imports, senior U.S. officials said on Wednesday, adding that talks aimed ...
01:34 2019-08-15

Trade war comes to Louisville, Jack Daniels takes tariff hit LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The company that makes Jack Daniels took a hit from the Trump administration’s tariff fight, estimating that the standoff dragged sales growth down by a percentage point f...
15:01 2019-06-05

Costly Tariff Spat Masks Deeper Trade Problems In waging a trade war on multiple fronts, President Trump appears to be turning the clock back to a bygone era, when high barriers to trade were a daily fact of economic life....
20:00 2019-08-18

U.S. trade groups urge Congress to rein in 'Tariff Man' Trump Nearly two dozen U.S. lobbying groups have joined forces to try to rein in U.S. President Donald Trump's power to unilaterally impose tariffs amid growing concern about the negative economic impact of...
00:51 2019-09-19

Trump tariff tweets thicken fog of trade war for farmers and retailers The trade war that President Trump is waging with China was burden enough for the Midwest farmers who helped put him in the White House, forcing some to have awkward conversations with lenders and oth...
07:34 2019-08-11

Trump tweets that his tariff policies are boosting American trade President Trump crowed that his tariff policies are paying off — and even boosting American trade with non-targeted nations — in a pair of Saturday tweets. “Countries are coming to us wanting to negot...
23:17 2019-08-03

China lodges tariff case at WTO against the U.S. China has lodged a complaint against the United States at the World Trade Organization over U.S. import duties, the Chinese Commerce Ministry said on Monday....
20:34 2019-09-02

China lodges a tariff case against the US at the WTO The latest tariffs actions violated the consensus reached by leaders of China and the U.S. in a meeting in Osaka, China's commerce ministry said....
17:34 2019-09-02

Trump to impose new 10% tariff on China US President Donald Trump has announced he will impose fresh tariffs on an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods starting in September. The move comes amid slow-moving talks to end a costly t...
04:51 2019-08-02

Family arrests at U.S.-Mexico border reach highest monthly level in over decade amid tariff threat U.S. border officers apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing from Mexico in May, an increase over the previous month and the highest monthly level since 2006, reaching what U.S. officials said o...
23:34 2019-06-05

US Adds India To Steel Tariff Dispute At World Trade Organization The dispute follows similar complaints against China, the European Union and others who retaliated in the same way, saying the US tariffs were essentially "safeguard" measures that should be......
16:34 2019-07-04

U.S., Mexico start trade talks after Donald Trump's tariff threat Top economic officials of the U.S. and Mexican governments meet in Washington Monday to discuss trade, just days after President Donald Trump threatened tariffs if Mexico doesn't stop migrants from cr...
22:17 2019-06-03

How Donald Trump’s trade tariff tweet put Mexico’s back to the wall U.S. President Donald Trump has promised to impose a five per cent tariff on Mexican goods in an attempt to prevent asylum seekers from entering the U.S. at the southern border....
14:01 2019-05-31

Trump and Xi Agree to Restart Trade Talks, Avoiding Escalation in Tariff War The agreement, reached at the Group of 20 meeting in Osaka, Japan, represented a temporary cease-fire to give negotiators another chance to forge a permanent accord....
15:34 2019-06-29

Trump's tariff tactics could be bad news for China and EU Business leaders, financial markets, the American consumer, even many Republican politicians - plenty will be breathing a sigh of relief that a trade war between the US and Mexico has been averted....
05:17 2019-06-08

Trump levels new tariff threat against China The president threatened to impose large tariffs on $300 billion in imports if Chinese leader Xi Jinping does not meet with him in Japan later this month, showing how he plans to immediately pivot fro...
03:17 2019-06-11

U.S. trade agency affirms Trump's extra 5% tariff hike on Chinese goods The U.S. Trade Representative's office on Wednesday reaffirmed President Donald Trump's plans to impose an additional 5% tariff on a list of $300 billion of Chinese imports starting on Sept. 1 and Dec...
20:34 2019-08-28

'Tariff Man' Trump heads to Iowa, a state scarred by his trade war ahead of 2020 Trump's trip to Iowa shows an effort to contain the damage from tariffs ahead of the 2020 election — especially as Democratic presidential candidates swarm the state....
23:51 2019-06-11

Apple supplier says iPhone will not be affected by US-China tariff war Foxconn senior executive says company has more than enough capacity to make all iPhones bound for the US outside of ChinaApple’s iPhone could escape Donald Trump’s escalating trade war with China.Foxc...
20:17 2019-06-11

U.S. rates futures gain on China's tariff, Fed's Bullard U.S. interest rates futures rose on Friday, erasing their earlier losses after China announced retaliatory tariffs on about $75 billion of U.S. imports, rekindling bets the trade war between the......
19:00 2019-08-23

Apple downgrade not because of China tariff risk, says analyst An analyst from Rosenblatt Securities told CNBC on Wednesday that the firm downgraded Apple not because of China tariffs but for reasons relating to Apple's slow growth in production sales and 5G...
20:34 2019-08-21

Envoys from U.S. and China Will Meet in October for More Tariff War Talks (BEIJING) — U.S. and Chinese envoys will meet in early October for more talks aimed at ending a tariff war that threatens global economic growth. Stock markets rose on Thursday’s announcem...
20:00 2019-09-06

US: Donald Trump reacts to China with tariff increase The US president increased tensions with the hike as the stock markets went into a tailspin. Trump tweeted that he would be increasing tariffs by 5% on $300 billion of Chinese goods....
02:00 2019-08-24

Trump resumes tariff threats against China and Mexico Trump's Monday morning tweets follow his announcement last week that the United States and Mexico reached a signed migration agreement. He also renewed tariff threats on China....
01:34 2019-06-11

Tariff Fight Knocks Off China as Top U.S. Trading Partner The standoff between Washington and Beijing has cost China its position as the U.S.’s top trading partner, a shift that could accelerate as President Trump moves to ratchet up tariffs even more....
09:17 2019-08-04

Apple Moved Mac Pro Production to China. Now it Wants Tariff Exemptions Apple has asked the Trump administration to exclude components that make up the forthcoming Mac Pro high-end desktop computer from import tariffs, weeks after planning to re-locate production of the l...
20:51 2019-07-23

China Detains FedEx Pilot Amid Rising U.S.-China Tensions The seizure of the pilot, allegedly because air-gun pellets were found in his luggage, marks the latest difficulty for foreign travelers and companies in China....
14:17 2019-09-20

Trump's Mexico tariff threat shows Congress must reclaim trade powers and much more From trade to energy to health care to transportation, Trump is exercising legislative powers past Congresses gave presidents. Time to take them back.       ...
14:34 2019-06-13

China triggers $75 billion tariff hike despite Trump delay Although Washington postponed a new round of tariffs on Chinese exports, Beijing has targeted US cars, oil and food. President Donald Trump went on a Twitter tirade after the Chinese announcement....
18:00 2019-08-23

China adds U.S. agricultural products to tariff-exempt list The Chinese government said Friday it will add American-made soybeans and other agricultural products to its list of items exempt from new punitive tariffs on U.S. imports....
20:00 2019-09-13

U.S. stocks plunge as China retaliates against new Trump tariff threat Global stocks extended already substantial losses on Aug. 5, after Washington tagged China a ‘currency manipulator,’ shaking fragile investor sentiment in a rapid escalation of the U.S.-China trade wa...
18:00 2019-08-06

U.S. denies GM tariff relief request for China-made Buick SUV The Trump administration has denied a General Motors Co request for an exemption to a 25 percent U.S. tariff on its Chinese-made Buick Envision sport utility vehicle....
07:17 2019-06-05

Tariff Fight Costs China Spot as Top U.S. Trading Partner Escalating tariff disputes between Washington and Beijing cost China its position as the U.S.’s top trading partner in the first half of the year, as exports and imports between the two largest econom...
16:51 2019-08-02

China to fight back against U.S. tariff move: People's Daily China will fight back against the latest U.S. step to increase tariffs on Chinese goods, the ruling Communist Party's People's Daily said on Sunday amid an escalating trade war between the world's two...
10:34 2019-08-25

US STOCKS-Futures gain on China stimulus, tariff relief U.S. stocks were set to edge back toward record territory on Tuesday, as signs of more fiscal stimulus from China and some easing of last week's tensions around Mexico buoyed investors' appetite for r...
16:00 2019-06-11

Analyst, who downgraded Apple, says China tariff risk was not the reason An analyst from Rosenblatt Securities told CNBC on Wednesday that the firm downgraded Apple not because of China tariffs but for reasons relating to Apple's slow growth in production sales and 5G...
20:00 2019-08-21

Dow futures fall nearly 100 points after Trump's latest China tariff threat U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower Friday morning, after President Donald Trump said he would slap an additional 10% tariff on Chinese imports from next month....
11:00 2019-08-02

Trump's Mexico Tariff Threat Trips Up Manufacturers Shifting Out of China The trade fight between the U.S. and China has pushed firms to shift manufacturing to Mexico to avoid tariffs and keep prices steady. Now the prospect of new U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods over immigra...
22:17 2019-06-02

Nintendo Moves Some Switch Production Out of China, Adapting to Tariff Threat Nintendo is shifting some production of its Switch videogame console to Southeast Asia from China to limit the impact of possible U.S. tariffs on Chinese-made electronics....
13:51 2019-06-12

Wall Street rises on rate-cut hopes, China tariff delay U.S. stocks extended gains in a broad-based rally on Friday, as a sharp slowdown in May domestic job growth raised hopes of an interest rate cut, while the United States' decision to delay tariffs on ...
17:17 2019-06-07

U.S. denies GM request for tariff relief on China-made Buick crossover The denial of the nearly year-old petition came in a May 29 letter from the U.S. Trade Representative's office saying the request concerns "a product strategically important or related to 'Made in Chi...
03:00 2019-06-05

China stocks skyrocket after Trump and Xi agree to a pause in tariff escalation Asia Pacific markets mostly rose on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to hold off on slapping additional tariffs in an effort to resume trade talks....
09:51 2019-07-01

Trump Delays Planned Tariff Increase in ‘Gesture of Good Will’ to China President Trump said the United States would delay its next planned tariff hike on China by two weeks, potentially giving negotiators a window to avoid the increase....
19:34 2019-09-12

Trump's China tariff hike draws mixed reception from lawmakers President Trump's surprise Thursday announcement that he would place tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods drew mixed reaction from Senate lawmakers....
20:34 2019-08-02

Tesla Raises Price of Model 3 in China Ahead of Tariff Jump Tesla raised its prices in China ahead of new tariffs on imported U.S. cars, increasing the pressure on the electric-vehicle maker to fast-track production at its new Shanghai plant...
14:00 2019-08-30

China charters first US crude cargo since newest Trump tariff threat Chinese oil trader Unipec chartered a supertanker to ship U.S. crude to China in September, trading sources said, the first such cargo since U.S. President Donald Trump announced additional tariffs on...
04:00 2019-08-10

Trump says China talks 'productive'; Beijing vows tariff retaliation U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that U.S. and Chinese negotiators were holding "productive" trade talks and expected them to meet in September despite U.S. tariffs on over $125 billion wo...
14:00 2019-08-16

U.S. rejects GM, Volvo tariff relief requests for China-made vehicles GM and Volvo both said they were aware of the respective denials of their nearly year-old petitions. Both companies had not raised the sticker price to account for tariffs, which came into play last J...
19:34 2019-06-05

Trump's $300bn China tariff threat sends markets into tailspin Wall Street, Asian markets and oil fall after president’s tweet about placing tariffs on practically all remaining China tradeDonald Trump’s surprise decision to escalate the trade war with tariffs on...
07:01 2019-08-02

US rejects GM, Volvo tariff relief requests for China-made SUVs The United States has rejected separate requests from General Motors and Chinese-owned Volvo Cars for an exemption to a 25% U.S. tariff on their Chinese-made sport utility vehicle models....
00:17 2019-06-06

U.S. rejects GM, Volvo tariff relief requests for China-made SUVs The United States has rejected separate requests from General Motors Co and Chinese-owned Volvo Cars for an exemption to a 25% U.S. tariff on their Chinese-made sport utility vehicle models....
20:51 2019-06-05

U.S business groups urge Trump to postpone further China tariff hike Over 160 business groups on Wednesday appealed to U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter to postpone all tariff hikes on Chinese imports scheduled this year, warning that it could hit shoppers with h...
20:34 2019-08-28

Wall Street rallies on rate cut hopes, China tariff delay Wall Street's main indexes rose 1% on Friday, as a sharp slowdown in May domestic job growth raised hopes of an interest rate cut, while Washington's decision to delay tariffs on Chinese goods added t...
18:34 2019-06-07

Wall St. set to open higher on China stimulus, Mexico tariff relief Wall Street was set to edge back toward record territory on Tuesday, as signs of more fiscal stimulus from China and some easing of last week's tensions around Mexico buoyed investors' appetite for ri...
15:34 2019-06-11

White House trade adviser Navarro sees Mexico reacting 'favorably' to tariff threat: CNBC White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said in a television interview on Friday that he believes Mexico will respond "favorably" to U.S. President Donald Trump's demand that the country stop illegal ...
18:00 2019-05-31

Trump leaves China tariff deadline open, calls relationship 'testy' U.S. President Donald Trump declined to set a deadline on Wednesday for levying tariffs on another $325 billion of Chinese goods and called the relationship with Beijing good but "testy" after China w...
01:34 2019-06-13

U.S. urges Cambodia to probe China-owned economic zone on tariff dodging The United States on Friday urged Cambodia to investigate a Chinese-owned special economic zone after uncovering efforts by firms operating there to evade duties on products destined for export to the...
08:51 2019-06-28

Clothes-makers open China tariff hearings with warnings of 'devastating' consequences Clothing-makers called on the Trump administration Monday to forgo placing 25% tariffs on $300 billion worth of goods imported from China, arguing the action wouldn't protect the domestic industry sin...
02:17 2019-06-18

Stocks bounce, safe havens retreat as Trump delays China tariff Asian shares joined a global equities rally and safe-haven government bonds pulled back on Wednesday, after Washington delayed tariffs on some Chinese imports in much-needed relief for markets grippe...
04:00 2019-08-14

Tariff postponements prove Trump 'doesn't care' about changing China, Wyden says Top Senate Finance Committee Democrat Ron Wyden said Tuesday that President Trump's move to temporarily exclude certain Chinese products from tariffs demonstrates that he isn't interested in forcing C...
04:34 2019-08-15

Trump's trade war with China is leaving tech with a growing tab, trade group warns Tariffs on imported Chinese products cost the US tech industry $1.3 billion in May 2019 alone, according to data from the Consumer Technology Association -- and the cost is expected to grow....
03:00 2019-07-18

Asia stocks trade mixed ahead of China trade data Stocks in Asia traded mixed on Thursday as investors await the release of Chinese trade data, amid Washington's protracted trade war with Beijing....
02:34 2019-08-08

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer talks Mexico trade, China tariffs in Senate hearing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified in the Senate Tuesday, where he gave details on the Trump administration's trade policy and faced questioning about the enduring trade conflict wi...
00:51 2019-06-19

Amazon Prime Day: this Instant Pots deal could help beat potential China tariff hike During last year's Amazon Prime Day, the Instant Pot was a top seller during the July shopping event. This year the popular pressure cooker could be an even hotter item thanks to a potential pric...
19:17 2019-06-27

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on China stimulus, Mexico tariff relief U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, edging back toward record territory, as signs of more fiscal stimulus from China and some easing of last week's tensions around Mexico buoyed investors' appetite ...
16:00 2019-06-11

Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree press U.S. to drop China tariff plan Apple Inc, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc and Dollar Tree Inc have joined other companies in their opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, including iPhones, Macs, an...
21:51 2019-06-20

Trump warns China against 'another Tiananmen Square,' says Tim Cook made 'compelling' tariff case President Trump told reporters on Sunday that Apple CEO Tim Cook privately made a "very compelling argument" that the administration's tariffs on Chinese-assembled goods have made an unfair impact on ...
01:34 2019-08-19

UPDATE 2-Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree press U.S. to drop China tariff plan Apple Inc, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc and Dollar Tree Inc have joined other companies in their opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, including iPhones, Macs, and ...
20:34 2019-06-20

Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree, Fitbit press U.S. to drop China tariff plan Apple Inc, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc, Dollar Tree Inc and Fitbit Inc have joined other companies in filing letters of opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, inclu...
05:00 2019-06-21

Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree, and Fitbit press the US to drop China tariff plan Apple, Keurig, Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree and Fitbit have joined other companies in filing letters of opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods....
15:51 2019-06-21

UPDATE 4-Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree press U.S. to drop China tariff plan Apple Inc, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc and Dollar Tree Inc have joined other companies in their opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, including iPhones, Macbooks, ...
01:00 2019-06-21

US-China trade spat: China's Asian neighbors see record investments More and more companies are relocating their factories from China amid trade tensions between Washington and Beijing, a UN report shows. Is China's "world's factory" tag under threat as firms seek to ...
04:51 2019-06-13

China-U.S. trade talk teams keeping 'effective communication': China Chinese and U.S. trade negotiating teams are maintaining effective communication, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday, less than 48 hours before U.S. tariffs kick in on an additional $125 billion ...
21:34 2019-08-30

China, U.S. trade negotiating teams maintaining 'effective communication': China Chinese and U.S. trade negotiating teams are maintaining effective communication, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday at a daily news briefing in Beijing....
18:34 2019-08-30

Man trapped to neck in wet soybeans rescued from grain silo An Ohio man on Thursday was trapped up to his chin in a silo filled with wet soybeans for nearly three hours before being rescued by authorities. The man became trapped in a nearly 3/4 full grain bin ...
09:51 2019-05-31

UPDATE 5-Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree, Fitbit press U.S. to drop China tariff plan Apple Inc, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc, Dollar Tree Inc and Fitbit Inc have joined other companies in filing letters of opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, inclu...
01:51 2019-06-21

'Diplomacy at its finest': Pompeo defends Mexico deal amid criticism of Trump's tariff threat Secretary of State Mike Pompeo disputed reports that Mexico had already agreed to most of the provisions months ago, before last week's frenzied talks.        ...
03:00 2019-06-11

China says both U.S., China should make compromises in trade talks Both China and the United States should make compromises in trade talks, Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said on Monday, ahead of a much anticipated meeting between the Chinese and U.S. pr...
08:17 2019-06-24

China, U.S. to resume trade talks but China says demands must be met China said on Thursday it hoped U.S. officials would bring a problem-solving attitude to renewed trade talks in advance of a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping next week in Japan....
21:51 2019-06-20

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no tariff cuts on Japan cars: Nikkei The United States and Japan have reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, with Washington maintaining tariffs on Japanese autos but Tokyo cutting tariffs on U.S. beef and pork, Japan's Nikkei...
07:00 2019-08-24

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no tariff cuts on Japan cars, report says Japan is seeking to stay in President Trump’s good graces to avoid costly tariffs and retain positive relations with an ally that ensures its security against the likes of China and North Korea. ...
11:00 2019-08-24

German customs seize 4.5 tons of cocaine disguised as soybeans, worth $1.1 billion German customs announced they have confiscated a record-high 4.5 tons (nearly 5 U.S. tons) of cocaine in a container shipped from Uruguay after suspicions arose Friday—a haul with an estimated street ...
06:51 2019-08-03

Fertilizer StocksWilt Amid Trade Tensions Shares of farm-supply companies came under further pressure following disappointing quarterly results from fertilizer maker Mosaic Co. amid an escalation in the U.S.-China trade fight....
03:00 2019-08-07

U.S. Stocks Decline Amid Trade Woes U.S. stocks fell as a wave of selling that analysts attributed to mounting doubts about a trade deal pulled lower everything from bank stocks to shares of technology companies....
21:34 2019-08-12

Oil prices drop amid trade tensions Oil fell on Tuesday amid worries over the outlook for demand after the latest signs that international trade disputes have been dragging on the global economy, although tensions in the Middle East off...
05:17 2019-07-09

U.S. Stocks Slip Amid Trade Worries U.S. stocks fell and bond yields slipped again, as guarded investors hedged their bets on whether the U.S. and China are working toward de-escalating their trade spat....
09:00 2019-08-28

Rupee Off Day's High Of 69.47 Against Dollar Amid Volatile Trade Rupee vs dollar today: Rupee vs dollar: Foreign funds pulled out Rs 97.05 crore from the capital markets on a net basis on Wednesday, provisional data showed. The rupee opened higher at69.47 against.....
16:17 2019-06-20

U.S. Treasury Prices Climb Amid Trade Turmoil U.S. government bond prices surged—pushing the yield on the 10-year Treasury note to its lowest level since August 2016—as investors flocked to safer assets in response to a further escalation of the ...
22:34 2019-08-23

Investors should look at these countries that are 'still growing' amid the trade war, analyst says Andrew Gillan of Janus Henderson Investors says he likes markets in the Philippines and Indonesia, and explains why it's difficult to invest in Vietnam despite its attractiveness....
09:17 2019-07-18

Sensex Rises Over 200 Points From Day's Low Amid Volatile Trade Domestic stock markets moved in a range amid volatile trade on Tuesday. The S&P BSE Sensex index was stuck in a range of 231.11 points, with 38,148.63 and 37,917.52 as the strongest and weakest levels...
10:00 2019-07-23

U.S. Midwest manufacturing in contraction amid trade tension Manufacturing industries in the U.S. Midwest tumbled into contraction territory in July as a deal on trade between China and the United States remained elusive, two private surveys showed on Wednesday...
17:51 2019-07-31

Apple CEO Cook says he doesn't see China targeting Apple in U.S.-China trade dispute Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said China has not targeted the company as a result of the U.S.-China trade dispute and he does not anticipate it will....
04:17 2019-06-05

Sensex, Nifty Off Day's Highs Amid Choppy Trade: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Tuesday's session on a higher note but turned choppy in first few minutes of trade amid gains in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index rose as much as 149.12 points to.....
13:34 2019-06-11

Little Consensus Amid Trump's Mixed Message On Trade War As G7 Wraps Up US President Donald Trump's divergence on key international flash points, particularly trade, climate and Russian provocation, upended a consortium of world leaders that was created four decades ago.....
10:00 2019-08-27

Broadcom Lowers Revenue Outlook Amid Trade Tensions Broadcom missed revenue targets for its second quarter, citing slowing sales in its wireless business and weaker demand as a result of trade tensions between the U.S. and China....
00:34 2019-06-14

Small Stock Fund Provides Safe Haven Amid Trade War Sandy Villere, one of the portfolio managers of the Villere Balanced Fund (VILLX), which is up 9.7% this year and is beating both the S&P 500 and the Russell 2000, said "Small-caps have the wind at th...
15:00 2019-05-21

Dow futures slightly higher amid escalating trade war concerns Market focus is largely attuned to global trade developments, after a senior Chinese diplomat ramped up the rhetoric against the U.S. amid a bitter trade war....
09:51 2019-05-30

Sensex, Nifty Move In A Range Amid Cautious Trade Top laggards on the 50-scrip index were Dr Reddy's, Cipla, Reliance Industries, Coal India and Yes Bank, trading between 1.12 and 2.63 per cent lower....
10:51 2019-06-07

Asian auto stocks end mixed amid trade concerns Auto stocks in Asia were mixed amid concerns over U.S.-China trade, after seeing an earlier jump following reports that the U.S. may delay tariffs on the sector....
14:51 2019-05-21

European stocks hit two-week low amid trade war, political worries European shares hit a two-week low Wednesday morning amid worries over the U.S.-China trade war and a potential budget standoff between Italy and the EU....
10:34 2019-05-29

Dow futures sharply lower amid intensifying trade war concerns U.S. stock index futures were sharply lower Monday morning, as market participants monitor an intensifying trade dispute between the world's two largest economies....
12:51 2019-06-03

Sensex, Nifty Turn Flat Amid Jittery Trade Domestic stock markets gave up early gains to move in a tight range on Friday afternoon amid a mixed trend in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex declined as much as 193.3 points from an intraday high of....
09:17 2019-07-12

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures down amid concerns over trade tensions Futures for Canada's main stock index were indicating a lower open on Friday, mirroring weaker global markets on the back of ongoing trade tensions between the United States and China....
14:34 2019-08-09

Xi meets 'best and bosom friend' Putin amid raging US trade war Destroying arms control treaties is "unacceptable," Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday during a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Kremlin....
22:34 2019-06-05

U.S. Stocks Fall Amid Trade Tensions, Weak Data U.S. stocks and bond yields slumped as fresh data showed that the manufacturing sector contracted in August, adding to worries about the global economy and impact of trade tensions between the U.S. an...
02:34 2019-09-04

Sensex Falls Over 100 Points Amid Choppy Trade, Nifty Below 12,050 Domestic stock markets started Tuesday's session on a lower note, retreating from record levels, tracking declines in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 137.62 points to 40,130.00.....
07:51 2019-06-04

U.S. Stocks, Bond Yields Fall Amid Trade Tensions The Dow fell about 400 points after the latest flare-up in U.S.-China trade tensions quelled investors’ expectations of a near-term resolution between the world’s two biggest economies....
18:17 2019-05-23

US, Chinese Trade Deputies Face Off In Washington Amid Deep Differences US and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks for the first time in nearly two months on Thursday, as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy......
05:51 2019-09-20

Samsung Reportedly Cuts Exynos Production Amid Trade Feud The launch of Samsung's next flagship - the Galaxy Note 10 - is likely to get delayed as the tech major is reportedly slowing down the production of its top tier Exynos 9825 chipset for the handset....
18:00 2019-07-17

Oil bounces back, but markets remain fragile amid trade disputes Oil prices jumped more than 1% on Friday amid OPEC supply cuts and Middle East tensions, but still did not fully recoup losses earlier in the week on economic slowdown jitters and swelling inventories...
06:01 2019-05-24

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed amid expectations of Fed rate cut Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Thursday as shares on Wall Street saw a record close overnight, following raised expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve could cut interest rates at its upcom...
08:51 2019-07-04

METALS-London copper hovers at two-year low amid trade jitters London copper prices on Wednesday struggled to rebound from a two-year low as markets remained fragile with barely any signs of progress in the year-long trade negotiations between the United States a...
09:00 2019-08-07

S. Korean firms push for self-reliance amid trade spat with Japan An intensifying trade feud with Japan is pushing South Korean companies to look beyond their longtime business partners and enhance self-sufficiency on concerns that Tokyo's stronger export controls c...
12:34 2019-08-27

Asia bankers bet on Alibaba, follow-on fundraising amid trade gloom Asia's army of equity capital bankers are betting on a stream of listed companies seeking fresh funds, including Alibaba's plans for an up to $20 billion Hong Kong share sale, as trade tensions contin...
03:17 2019-06-28

India-U.S. trade talks to restart Friday amid few signs of a compromise India and U.S. trade negotiators will meet on Friday, with few signs of a compromise on a series of protectionist measures taken by the two governments in recent months that have strained ties between...
10:17 2019-07-11

US Treasury yields tick lower amid renewed trade concerns U.S. government debt prices were higher on Wednesday morning, after President Donald Trump said Tuesday there is still a "long way to go" on trade talks with China....
11:01 2019-07-17

US labor force hits new high amid rising trade tensions The US labor force grew to a new high of 163.4 million last month — a record that was overshadowed Friday by rising trade tensions. The Labor Department Friday reported that 164,000 non-farm jobs were...
07:34 2019-08-03

US Treasury yields steady amid renewed trade talk hopes U.S. government debt prices were lower Friday morning, after Chinese officials said the country would be open to calmly resolving its trade war with the world's largest economy....
15:34 2019-08-30

Capitals enter NHL draft weekend amid a cap crunch and trade speculation “I don’t know that we’re ever not in an all-in situation," GM Brian MacLellan said Thursday of the team's approach to the offseason. "We view ourselves as a contender for the Cup and we want to put th...
23:34 2019-06-20

Shares across Asia fall sharply amid US-Chinese trade tensions Investors seek safe havens such as US treasuries and gold as the superpower standoff shows no sign of being resolvedShares in Australia and across Asia Pacific have fallen sharply amid a new flare-up ...
09:00 2019-08-26

US industrial production rebounded 0.4% in May, but manufacturing struggled amid trade tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — US industrial production rebounded 0.4% in May, but manufacturing struggled amid trade tensions. The post US industrial production rebounded 0.4% in May, but manufacturing struggled ...
16:34 2019-06-14

Opinion: Why did the Reds keep Yasiel Puig in game amid trade discussions? The Reds deserve plenty of ridicule for leaving Yasiel Puig in the game — he was involved in the benches-clearing brawl — after they traded him.       ...
02:17 2019-08-01

Wall St. opens lower amid geopolitical tensions, trade worries U.S. stocks opened lower on Tuesday, tracking a global shift out of riskier assets, as investors grappled with simmering geopolitical tensions and fears of a recession due to a drawn-out U.S.-China tr...
16:00 2019-08-13

Asian markets waver amid global growth, trade uncertainty Asian shares wobbled on Tuesday, U.S. Treasury yields fell and gold rose as weak global manufacturing activity reinforced worries about slowing growth while uncertainties over the prospect of a Sino-U...
06:51 2019-07-02

Donald Trump to land in UK amid rising anger over trade demands US ambassador’s suggestion that NHS should be ‘on the table’ in future negotiations sparks alarmDonald Trump will land in the UK on Monday amid anger over comments made by his ambassador suggesting th...
08:34 2019-06-03

Amid Trade Rumors, Marcus Stroman's Twitter Is Driving Everyone A Little Nuts Marcus Stroman is going somewhere. The Blue Jays starter is having an excellent season, putting up a 3.18 ERA for a woebegone Toronto team in the first half and earning his first all-star election. He...
20:51 2019-07-11

U.S., Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy diffe...
09:17 2019-09-19

US and Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy ...
00:51 2019-09-20

Oil prices edge higher, set for weekly gain amid trade optimism Oil prices edged higher on Friday, with crude benchmarks poised for multi-week gains amid a sharp draw down in U.S. crude inventories, while trade tensions eased after Washington and Beijing agreed to...
04:34 2019-09-06

Busiest US port hit by 7th straight month of export declines amid trade war America's top two busiest container ports, the Los Angeles and Long Beach, on Tuesday reported declines in export volumes in May amid an ongoing trade war with China....
05:00 2019-06-12

IMF: Global economic growth is 'sluggish' amid trade/tech conflict The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday the global economic growth forecast has become 'increasingly sluggish,' amid conflicts over trade and technology....
23:00 2019-07-23

Sensex, Nifty Edge Lower Amid Choppy Trade: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Wednesday's session on a lacklustre note, after three consecutive days of gains in which the benchmark indexes rose more than 3 per cent, amid cautious trade in Asian......
07:00 2019-08-28

Sensex Gains Over 150 Points, Nifty Crosses 11,700 Amid Choppy Trade Domestic stock markets started Tuesday's session on a higher note to break a four-day fall, a day after credit ratings major Fitch cut India's economic growth forecast for the current financial year.....
09:00 2019-06-18

Merkel lands in China amid concerns Angela Merkel was welcomed by Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Friday amid calls for the German Chancellor to take a stronger line on China's human rights record....
20:34 2019-09-06

Asian stocks slip amid persisting trade angst, political tensions Asian stocks slipped on Friday, as U.S.-Iran tensions and anxieties over Sino-U.S. trade talks left markets in the region struggling to match the euphoria on Wall Street over a possible U.S. interest ...
08:17 2019-06-21

METALS-Copper eases amid slowdown worries, lingering trade woes Copper prices traded in a tight range amid a lack of progress in the festering trade dispute between Washington and Beijing, while soft China data fuelled worries about global slowdown....
12:34 2019-06-12

Huawei trade secrets lawsuit opens in Texas amid spying allegations Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecommunications equipment supplier fighting a U.S. sales ban, kicks off a trade secrets lawsuit in the United States on Monday against a former employee who has sou...
08:17 2019-06-03

Dow, stocks end higher Tuesday amid Fed hints at rate cut, optimism from Mexico on trade U.S. stocks ended higher after Fed chief remarks on rate cut and Mexico official's optimism on developing trade dispute.        ...
03:34 2019-06-05

U.S. adviser Bolton travels to Japan, South Korea amid trade dispute U.S. national security adviser John Bolton departed on Saturday for a trip to Japan and South Korea, two key allies of Washington that are embroiled in a trade dispute....
14:00 2019-07-21

Mexican peso drops amid fragile trade talks and a hit from ratings agencies The Mexican peso fell nearly 1% against the dollar after two ratings agencies lowered their credit outlook on the country amid the heightened trade tensions....
20:17 2019-06-06

Japanese stocks lead decline in Asia amid renewed threat to trade Stocks in Japan were the biggest losers among major markets in the region on Thursday, with the other Asian bourses following suit, amid a renewed threat to trade....
10:34 2019-07-18

Labor pains: Japanese jobs for South Korean graduates dry up amid trade row Song Min-su, a Japanese major in his final year at Hannam University, south of Seoul, has watched in dismay as a spat between South Korea and Japan over wartime forced labor has spiraled into a damagi...
14:00 2019-09-04

US Treasury yields tick higher amid renewed trade talk hopes U.S. government debt prices were lower Friday morning, after Chinese officials said the country would be open to calmly resolving its trade war with the world's largest economy....
11:34 2019-08-30

Oil prices rise amid OPEC supply cuts, but trade worries weigh Oil prices advanced on Monday as ongoing supply cuts led by producer club OPEC kept markets relatively tight, but international benchmark Brent remained below $70 per barrel on concerns over an ongoin...
05:34 2019-05-27

Fed Chairman Says U.S. Economy Is Favorable, But Faces ‘Significant Risks’ Amid Trade Uncertainty (Bloomberg) –– Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the U.S. economy is in a favorable place but faces “significant risks” as growth abroad slows amid trade uncertainty....
21:00 2019-08-23

South Korea’s central bank lowers rate amid Japan trade row South Korea’s central bank has cut its policy rate for the first time in three years to combat a faltering economy that faces further risks from a heated trade dispute with Japan...
08:17 2019-07-18

U.S.-based equity funds post $22 billion outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by U.S.-China trade tensions pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data released by Refinitiv's Lipper research service on......
18:17 2019-05-31

Trump plans to delay auto tariffs amid EU, Japan trade talks The president faces a May 18 deadline over how to proceed with his threat to slap a tariff of as much as 25 percent on imported cars and parts in the name of U.S. national security....
18:34 2019-05-21

USDA predicts agricultural exports will fall $6.3B this year amid trade disputes America's agricultural exports this year are predicted to fall some $6.3 billion from last year, according to a new report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture....
22:17 2019-05-31

Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions, Iran crisis Pompeo arrived in New Delhi late Tuesday after visiting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan on a trip aimed at building a global coalition to counter Iran....
22:34 2019-06-27

Dow, stocks rising amid Fed hints at rate cut and optimism from Mexico on trade dispute U.S. stocks headed higher in early trading after Fed chief remarks on rate cut and Mexico official's optimism on developing trade dispute.        ...
19:17 2019-06-04

Trump to meet Xi at G20 amid raging trade war, calls Chinese leader 'terrific guy' US President Donald Trump has announced plans for an "extended" meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit in Japan next week, a significant development aimed at resolving the on...
07:51 2019-06-19

South Korea cancels Japan intelligence deal amid trade dispute South Korea will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid an intensifying dispute over history and trade, South Korea's presidential office said on Thursday....
14:34 2019-08-22

Stocks tumble amid worries of a U.S.-China tech war A stern condemnation by Beijing of the recent U.S. blacklisting of Huawei Technology has investors concerned about a technology war between the two economic superpowers....
21:51 2019-05-23

Duterte in China amid expectation he’ll raise sea disputes Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is in Beijing for a meeting with counterpart Xi Jinping in which he is expected to raise their disputes in the South China Sea...
07:34 2019-08-29

Arrests Jump In China's Xinjiang Amid Crackdown The number of people arrested and imprisoned in China's Xinjiang skyrocketed in 2017, according to official data, as Beijing tightens its grip on the troubled region with surveillance and mass......
17:00 2019-09-02

"Differences Should Not Become Disputes": India To China Amid J&K Move Foreign Minister S Jaishankar today sent out a crucial message to China, which recently expressed its strong disapproval of the government's Kashmir move, especially the creation of a separate Union.....
16:34 2019-08-12

Top diplomats of S. Korea, Japan hold talks amid high tensions over trade, history The top diplomats of South Korea and Japan held bilateral talks in Beijing on Wednesday as Seoul is considering whether to renew a military information-sharing pact with Tokyo amid badly frayed relati...
05:00 2019-08-22

Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions: Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico, with U.S.-based domestic equities funds posting.....
00:34 2019-06-07

South Korea pulls out of intel sharing pact with Japan amid trade dispute Withdrawing from an intelligence sharing agreement with Japan alarmingly expands the scope of their trade dispute beyond being purely political and economic, making it also about security....
13:34 2019-08-23

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares slugged, bonds bought amid trade gloom Asian shares sank on Monday as the latest salvo in the Sino-U.S. trade war shook confidence in the world economy and sent investors steaming to the safe harbours of sovereign bonds and gold, while slu...
06:00 2019-08-26

World Bank chief urges reforms to attract investment amid trade uncertainty Uncertainty from trade tensions and slowing global growth is increasing the need for developing countries to pursue reforms that make them more attractive to private investment, World Bank President D...
05:34 2019-06-29

Fear and fervor propel Shanghai's tech board amid trade, Huawei tensions Chinese companies and investors are lining up in spades to take part in Shanghai's new Nasdaq-style tech board, with a groundswell of patriotic support surging further after the U.S. blacklisting of t...
07:17 2019-06-11

Apple CEO Says Doesn't See China Targeting Apple in US-China Trade War Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that his company's products have managed to escape the fallout of President Donald Trump's trade war against China and he thinks it would remain that way....
17:00 2019-06-05

China's Huawei eyes new Brazil factory amid 5G push Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to build an $800 million plant in Brazil's Sao Paulo state over the next three years, the governor said, as the Chinese telecom giant continues to ramp up its presence...
14:34 2019-08-09

China factory activity falls contracts in May amid dispute BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory activity fell into contraction territory in May amid an ongoing trade dispute with the U.S. that has seen higher tariffs slapped on Chinese exports. The National B...
09:17 2019-05-31

U.S. markets plummet on Wall Street amid warnings over China All three major U.S. markets plummeted in trading Monday amid warnings about the ongoing trade dispute with China and a sudden loss in the Chinese yuan....
21:17 2019-08-05

China's retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods take effect amid standoff An increase in Chinese tariffs on most U.S. imports on a $60 billion target list took effect as planned on Saturday, with Beijing retaliating against Washington's escalation in the trade war between t...
18:17 2019-05-31

Philippines' Duterte to visit Beijing amid China sea tensions Philippine President Duterte is once again visiting China, this time to discuss contentious issues like the territorial row over the South China Sea. Calls have grown louder for Duterte to take a toug...
01:00 2019-08-28

China, North Korea look to strengthen ties amid US disputes Chinese President Xi Jinping meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this week looking to strengthen their sometimes shaky bond at a time when both are locked in dispute with the United States — Xi over...
06:17 2019-06-19

China, India diplomats meet amid tensions over Kashmir Top Indian and Chinese diplomats have met in Beijing amid increased tensions over New Delhi’s move to change the legal status of territory it controls in Kashmir, part of which China claims as its own...
11:34 2019-08-13

China Raises Tariffs On US Goods Amid Escalating Tensions China on Saturday increased tariffs on billions worth of US goods as it prepares to unveil a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign companies that analysts say aims to punish US and foreign firms cutting.....
11:17 2019-06-01

ASEAN leaders call for restraint amid sea row, US-China rift BANGKOK (AP) — 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 U.S.-China trade war with one wa...
08:51 2019-06-23

Taiwan And Kiribati Cut Diplomatic Ties Amid China Tension Taiwan and Kiribati severed ties on Friday after the tiny Pacific nation decided to switch diplomatic recognition to China, the second defection to Beijing by one of Taipei's allies this week....
09:17 2019-09-20

Investors run for safety amid threat of broader U.S.-China spat Global stocks were slightly lower on Wednesday as investors sought safety in bonds, the Japanese yen and Swiss franc in muted trade amid renewed worries over the U.S.-China spat after reports Washingt...
14:00 2019-05-22

Taiwan cuts ties with Kiribati amid China tension Taiwan said on Friday it has cut official ties with the Pacific island nation of Kiribati, losing another ally amid Chinese pressure on the nations that have diplomatic relations with the self-ruled i...
08:17 2019-09-20

Canada says another citizen detained in China amid diplomatic tensions A Canadian citizen has been detained in the Chinese city of Yantai, a Canadian government spokesman said on Saturday, an incident that comes amid chilly diplomatic relations between the two countries....
02:00 2019-07-14

China detains another Canadian citizen amid diplomatic tension A Canadian citizen has been detained in China, Canada's government has said. It comes amid a period of tense diplomatic relations between the two countries after the arrest last year of a Hauwei execu...
04:34 2019-07-14

UPDATE 1-Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions -Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico, with U.S.-based domestic equities funds posting $...
03:17 2019-06-07

A FedEx pilot was held in Chinese custody for a week in the latest dustup amid Trump's trade war (FDX) Airman 1st Class Kirby Turbak/Altus Air Force Base A FedEx pilot was detained in China for a week, according to a new Wall Street Journal report. FedEx told Business Insider the pilot has since been ...
14:51 2019-09-20

METALS-London copper steadies amid Peru mine blockade; trade tensions linger London copper prices edged higher in early Asian trade on Wednesday, as a new blockade at MMG Ltd's Las Bambas mine in Peru lent support to prices, although gains were capped by ongoing U.S.-China tra...
05:17 2019-05-22

South Korean battery maker LG Chem aims to rely less on Japanese parts amid trade row South Korea's LG Chem Ltd is pushing for the localization of some battery parts in an effort to reduce its dependence on Japan amid a deepening political and economic feud, its president said on Wedne...
18:00 2019-08-28

U.S. stocks trade lower amid fears strong jobs data will work against rate cut hopes The Federal Reserve Board will meet at the end of July to decide what will happen to interest rates in light of the nation’s longest economic expansion on record, now in its 10th year....
22:17 2019-07-05

Hong Kong protests kick off amid China army concerns Protesters have gathered in Hong Kong to demand expanded democratic rights and autonomy from mainland China. Some are worried that police might use violence to crack down on the march — or even bring ...
14:00 2019-08-03

GM, Ford quarterly China sales slide again amid economy woes General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co announced their quarterly sales in China fell, albeit at a slower pace sequentially, as the U.S. automakers were hit by a slowing economy amid the Sino-U.S. trade...
14:17 2019-07-05

UPDATE 1-Ford names new president for China JV amid falling sales Ford Motor Co on Thursday named Steven Armstrong president of the Changan Ford joint venture in China, at a time the U.S. automaker is trying to stem a decline in sales in the world's second largest e...
15:34 2019-08-22

UPDATE 1-China's Huawei to invest $800 mln in new Brazil factory amid 5G push Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to build an $800 million plant in Brazil's Sao Paulo state over the next three years, the governor said, as the Chinese telecom giant ramps up its presence in Latin Am...
19:34 2019-08-09

JGB yields fall in line with Treasuries amid weak China, U.S. data Japanese government bond (JGB) yields mostly slid on Monday, tracking a decline in U.S. Treasury yields, after weak data out of China and the United States revived growth concerns....
12:00 2019-09-09

Not Discussed Resigning With China, Says Hong Kong Leader Amid Protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she has never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the city's political crisis, responding to a Reuters report about a voice recording of.....
10:00 2019-09-03

China To Create Blacklist Of "Unreliable" Foreign Firms Amid Huawei Row China on Friday said it would create a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign firms and individuals in a new escalation of its trade war with the United States....
16:51 2019-05-31

China gives green light for local 5G rollout amid tech tensions with US China has given licenses to major state-owned mobile carriers for the commercial rollout of 5G with analysts suggesting launches could come this year....
08:34 2019-06-06

Trump Defends China Stance Amid Worries About Economic Impact President Trump defended his negotiating stance with China as he rejected fresh comments from a Republican senator in a battleground state urging restraint in the trade war....
19:00 2019-08-29

Aussie swimmer snubs China's Sun Yang amid doping dispute Fellow athletes have offered support to Australian swimmer Mack Horton for his boycott of the podium ceremony of a Chinese rival. Olympic winner Sun Yang is accused of cheating after he smashed up his...
15:34 2019-07-22

China's soybean demand remains strong amid massive hog losses China's appetite for soybeans to feed livestock seems to be holding remarkably strong amid reports that the nation has lost 20 to 70 percent of its hogs to African swine fever....
22:51 2019-08-02

Feds announce $8.3M in support for beef industry amid standoff with China Canada's beef industry is getting $8.3 million in federal funds, the bulk of it aimed at growing its international market reach as a trade standoff with China continues....
00:34 2019-07-11

| Taiwan and US officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have held their first meeting in four decades this month, with the aim of deepening cooperation, the government in Taipei has said....
23:17 2019-05-27

China denies Qingdao port visit for US warship amid tensions China has denied a request for a U.S. Navy warship to visit the Chinese port city of Qingdao in recent days, a U.S. defense official told Reuters on Tuesday, amid tensions between the two economic pow...
12:34 2019-08-28

China says pig herd shrinks by 32% in July amid swine fever outbreak China's pig herd shrank by 32.2% in July from the same month a year ago, its agriculture ministry said on Thursday, as African swine fever continues to spread through the country....
15:34 2019-08-16

India's foreign minister visits China amid Kashmir crisis The crisis in India-controlled Kashmir, which is reeling from New Delhi's shock decision this week to revoke its autonomy, is likely to dominate the talks between India's foreign minister and Chinese ...
14:34 2019-08-11

U.S. warship sails through strategic Taiwan Strait amid China tension The U.S. military said on Wednesday it sent a Navy warship through the Taiwan Strait, which separates Taiwan from China, a move likely to anger China during a period of tense relations between Washing...
06:17 2019-07-25

Brazil May chicken exports to China rise close to 50% amid ASF outbreak Brazilian chicken exports to China grew by 49% in May compared to the same period last year as the Asian nation imported more meat to deal with an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) that has impact...
00:17 2019-06-08

How the U.S.-China Trade War Got to This Point The trade war roiling the global economy is being fought not trench by trench but product by product. A typical salvo was a tariff placed by the U.S. in 2018 on imports from China of “Harrows (other t...
19:17 2019-06-13

The next big thing in China-US trade war As Chinese multinational companies (MNCs) are expanding into new markets following the trade war with the US, the Middle East is the next frontier, a region with north of 200m users now, larger than t...
14:00 2019-09-11

Key dates in the U.S.-China trade war Hopes for settlement of the yearlong U.S.-China trade war dimmed further on Friday as China said it will slap retaliatory tariffs on about $75 billion worth of U.S. goods, the latest escalation in the...
05:34 2019-08-24

The U.S. and China Are Talking Trade Again. But They’re Still Far Apart. As the United States eased restrictions on China, President Trump faced questions over whether he was giving up too much in return for vague promises....
00:00 2019-07-01

Who are the top losers of the U.S-China trade war? With U.S.-China tensions threatening to slow global trading volume, economies such as Japan, South Korea and Taiwan will likely be most badly hit.       ...
17:17 2019-06-18

China vows to tackle dead pig scam amid swine fever epidemic Criminal gangs in China are faking outbreaks of African swine fever on farms free of the disease and forcing farmers to sell their healthy pigs at sharply lower prices, the agriculture ministry said o...
19:51 2019-07-12

Trump praises U.S. economy amid China spat, vows to back farmers U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday dismissed concerns over a protracted trade war with China, saying the United States was "in a very strong position," a day after his administration ratcheted up ...
18:00 2019-08-06

Canadian navy ships sailed through Taiwan strait amid tension with China China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday that Canadian navy ships sailed through the Strait of Taiwan, which separates self-ruled Taiwan from China, an act that could inflame already bad bilateral re...
23:17 2019-06-27

China Warns U.S. Against Sending Missiles to Asia Amid Fears of an Arms Race A Chinese arms control official said Beijing would “not stand idly by” if the U.S. deployed missiles in the Asia-Pacific region, but did not specify what countermeasures it planned....
21:34 2019-08-06

China vice premier urges hog production recovery amid swine fever Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua has urged the country's main hog production areas to step up efforts to stabilize and recover production, state news agency Xinhua reported, amid a highly damaging outb...
08:34 2019-09-07

Pence urges China to respect Hong Kong laws amid protest U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged China on Monday to respect the integrity of Hong Kong's laws and repeated President Donald Trump's warning that it will be harder for the United States to make a t...
20:00 2019-08-19

Amid U.S. fears over Huawei, Pompeo warns Swiss about close ties to China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Switzerland about its close business ties with China, telling a newspaper the neutral European country was exposing itself to privacy breaches if it let Chin...
13:51 2019-06-04

Chicken's a winner as diners turn to other meat amid swine fever in China Poultry producers are cashing in as China's swine fever crisis shows no sign of abating, sending prices of chicken soaring. Shares of breeders, meanwhile, have skyrocketed....
12:51 2019-08-01

Amid US vaping crackdown, Juul enters China with online store openings U.S. e-cigarettes maker Juul Labs Inc, which faces a widening crackdown on vaping at home, has entered China, with online storefronts on e-commerce sites owned by Alibaba Group and JD.com to tap the w...
11:00 2019-09-12

Taiwan and U.S. security officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have met to deepen cooperation, the government in Taipei said, the first such meeting in four decades that came amid tense relation...
07:34 2019-05-27

Exclusive: China denies Qingdao port visit for U.S. warship amid tensions China has denied a request for a U.S. Navy warship to visit the Chinese port city of Qingdao in recent days, a U.S. defense official told Reuters on Tuesday, at a time of tense ties between the world'...
06:00 2019-08-28

Amid U.S. vaping crackdown, Juul enters China with online store openings U.S. e-cigarettes maker Juul Labs Inc, which faces a widening crackdown on vaping at home, has entered China, with online storefronts on e-commerce sites owned by Alibaba Group and JD.com to tap the...
15:00 2019-09-13

China to halt individual tourism permits for Taiwan amid rising tension China will stop issuing individual travel permits for Taiwan to people in 47 mainland cities from Aug 1, its culture and tourism ministry said on Wednesday, citing the state of ties with the self-rule...
02:51 2019-08-01

Markets fall sharply amid fears of full-scale US-China currency war Yuan devaluation latest escalation of trade war but could help offset US tariffs Financial markets around the world have fallen sharply amid growing fears that the US-China trade dispute could escalat...
23:17 2019-08-05

UK's IQE sees sales hit from U.S.-China trade war Britain's IQE Plc said on Tuesday its sales had been hit by the trade war between Beijing and Washington, while reporting a handful of new deals with Asian customers that would give it access to new s...
09:01 2019-07-23

Timeline: Key dates in the U.S.-China trade war The U.S.-China trade war intensified on Aug. 1 with U.S. President Donald Trump vowing to levy 10% tariffs on a remaining $300 billion (£247 billion) list of consumer goods imports from China starting...
01:51 2019-08-02

Exclusive: New Study Says U.S. Can’t Win the Trade War and Neither Can China The escalating U.S.-China trade war is unwinnable by either side, according to new research shown exclusively to TIME. On Sept. 1, the Trump Administration slapped 15% levies on an additional $125 bil...
22:00 2019-09-06

US-China trade war — The unlikely European winners The imminent US tariffs on Chinese goods are expected to throw up some unexpected winners in Europe, a study shows. The gains for the European countries are only likely to increase if China chooses to...
05:34 2019-08-14

Here's everything that happened over the weekend with the US-China trade war Tensions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war escalated sharply over the last few days, with much happening as Asian markets were shut down for the weekend....
08:00 2019-08-26

Lighthizer says US and China talking again on trade U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Wednesday that his office was once again in conversations with Chinese counterparts following a breakdown in trade negotiations last month....
02:34 2019-06-20

How the U.S.-China Trade War Got to This Point: QuickTake The trade war roiling the global economy is being fought not trench by trench but product by product. A typical salvo was a tariff placed by the U.S. in 2018 on imports from China of “Harrows (other t...
11:34 2019-07-05

Here's what to do if the US-China trade war ignites layoffs The trade war with China and rising pressure on manufacturers and retailers are bringing a new worry: layoffs. Here's how to manage if you lose your job....
16:51 2019-05-21

Syngenta's CEO Navigates the U.S.-China Trade War The pesticide and crop-seed maker’s Erik Fyrwald runs a Chinese state-owned company that is heavily reliant on U.S. farmers, placing him in the middle of the U.S.-China trade war....
14:00 2019-08-28

Trump says U.S. doing well in trade talks with China President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States was doing well in trade talks with China and that Beijing wanted to make a deal with Washington....
15:34 2019-05-30

TIMELINE-Key dates in the U.S.-China trade war Hopes for an early settlement of the yearlong U.S.-China trade war dimmed this week after the United States accused China of manipulating its currency, and U.S. President Donald Trump said he would no...
14:34 2019-08-10

Trade battle between U.S., China intensifies China allowed its tightly controlled currency to slide to an 11-year low, provoking the ire of President Trump, who accused the Chinese government of “currency manipulation” and said incorrectly that ...
00:17 2019-08-06

Trump says no trade at all with China 'would be fine with me' President Trump defended his move to slap tariffs on an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods by saying that he would be fine if all trade between the U.S. and China came to an end....
00:01 2019-08-02

U.S.-China trade talks: where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are due to meet on Saturday at the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Japan to try to resurrect a deal to end a costly trade war....
21:51 2019-06-28

Oil falls as US, China add more tariffs in trade war Oil prices were lower on Monday after new tariffs imposed by the United States and China came into force, raising concerns about a further hit to global growth and demand for crude....
07:34 2019-09-02

How China’s Currency Could Become a Trade War Weapon A weaker renminbi blunts President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese-made goods. But the strategy carries risks beyond worsening relations with the United States....
21:51 2019-08-05

Trump: 'I am the chosen one' to take on China over trade U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he was "the chosen one" to address trade imbalances with China, even as congressional researchers warned that his tariffs would reduce U.S. economic outpu...
20:34 2019-08-21

Trump issues executive order to protect US networks amid China spying concerns President Trump on Wednesday declared a national emergency, signing an executive order that bans U.S. companies from using foreign telecom services that could pose a national security threat....
01:17 2019-05-22

Amid U.S. tech squeeze, China's Tsinghua Unigroup forms new DRAM chip unit Chinese state-backed semiconductor conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup said it has formed a new business unit for producing DRAM, a type of memory chip dominated by companies in South Korea and the United ...
15:00 2019-07-01

China says some Hong Kong protesters' behavior 'intolerable' amid fears military could step in A spokesman for China's Defense Ministry said Wednesday that the behavior of some demonstrators during months-long protests in Hong Kong has been "absolutely intolerable" amid fears that Beijing's mil...
03:51 2019-07-25

Masked Hongkongers dismiss government warnings amid fresh fears of China thugs Hongkongers stage first press conference to challenge government’s ‘empty rhetoric’ on protests after fresh clashesMasked Hongkongers have staged their first press conference, calling for the return o...
11:00 2019-08-06

China calls out big state firms, others on pollution violations amid slowing economy fears China has publicly accused dozens of firms, including some of its biggest state enterprises, of exceeding pollution limits and breaching monitoring standards, as concerns rise that the slowing economy...
15:34 2019-05-21

China denies Hong Kong port visit for U.S. Navy ships amid tensions China has denied a request for two U.S. Navy ships to visit Hong Kong in the coming weeks, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, as the political crisis in the former British colony deepened....
00:00 2019-08-14

China could harden its stance on Hong Kong amid perceived interference, says Cornell professor China's perceived interference from the West could harden its stance on Hong Kong, says Eswar Prasad, a professor of trade policy at Cornell University....
08:00 2019-08-29

Chinese ship inches closer to Vietnam coastline amid South China Sea tensions A Chinese survey vessel on Saturday extended its activities to an area closer to Vietnam's coastline, ship tracking data showed, after the United States and Australia expressed concern about China's a...
10:00 2019-08-24

US futures fall amid worries over Middle East tensions and weak China data U.S. stock futures were lower on the final trading day of the week, with investors monitoring attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and reacting to economic data out of China....
10:17 2019-06-14

Amid Huawei row, China to list 'unreliable' foreign entities that harm Chinese firms China's Commerce Ministry said that it will draft a list of foreign companies, organisations and individuals regarded as "unreliable" for having harmed Chinese firms' interests, state media ...
12:34 2019-05-31

U.S. commander says cracks in Asian alliances a worry amid North Korea, China threats The commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps said on Wednesday any crack in alliances in Asia that helped counter threats from North Korea and China were a worry as a spat between Japan and South Korea thr...
07:00 2019-08-21

How Many Hogs Can Be Slaughtered Per Hour? Pork Industry Wants More A proposed federal rule would essentially do away with speed limits at pork processing plants. Some watchdog groups worry it will threaten worker and consumer safety....
10:00 2019-08-09

Recall issued for pork pizza products Table 87 Frozen, a Brooklyn N.Y. firm is recalling 649 pounds of frozen pizza products that contain pork. According to the USDA, the pizzas were produced without federal inspection from the Food Safet...
13:01 2019-06-08

Tainted Pork, Ill Consumers and an Investigation Thwarted Drug-resistant infections from food are growing. But powerful industry interests are blocking scientists and investigators from getting information they need to combat the problem....
11:00 2019-08-04

Egypt hikes fuel prices by up to 22 percent Egypt has hiked up fuel and cooking gas prices, in further austerity measures designed to overhaul the country’s ailing economy, but inflicting a heavy cost on the poor and the middle class...
13:34 2019-07-05

Ryanair 'hikes fares with rip-off exchange rates' Holidaymakers who book Ryanair flights from abroad are paying inflated fares after being slapped with rip-off exchange rates, a consumer group has said....
15:17 2019-06-14

Ford Names New President For China Joint Venture To Deepen Alliance Amid Falling Sales Ford Motor Co on Thursday named Steven Armstrong president of the Changan Ford joint venture in China to deepen the alliance and push for more models, as the U.S. carmaker tries to stem a decline in.....
11:00 2019-08-25

Amid Hour-Long Lines, Customers Fight Over Products as Costco Opens First Store in China (Bloomberg) — Costco Wholesale Corp.’s first outlet in China opened on Tuesday and was soon overrun with customers willing to fight over discounted products and wait hours to pay for their...
09:34 2019-08-28