Economy

China announces $60B of US goods for tariff retaliation

Aug 3, 2018

China's government has announced a $60 billion list of U.S. goods including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals for retaliation if Washington goes ahead with its latest tariff threat

China, ASEAN navies stage 1st emergency drills amid feud

Aug 3, 2018

Chinese and Southeast Asian naval forces have staged their first computer-simulated drills so they can jointly respond to emergencies and to build trust amid the long-seething disputes in the South China Sea

China says US tariff threat runs against trend of the times

Aug 3, 2018

China's foreign minister says US threats to hike tariffs run against the trend toward globalization and will hurt US businesses and consumers

China calls draft pact on territorial feud a 'breakthrough'

Aug 2, 2018

China's top diplomat says an initial draft of a proposed pact with Southeast Asia aimed at preventing fighting in the disputed South China Sea was a "breakthrough," and that talks can accelerate without outside interference

World shares mixed on fears of higher US tariffs on China

Aug 1, 2018

World shares are mixed on uncertainties over trade. News that the U.S. and China may be working to reopen trade talks was overshadowed by reports of plans for even higher tariffs on Chinese imports.

China warns of retaliation if US takes more trade steps

Aug 1, 2018

China has warned it will retaliate if Washington imposes new trade penalties

Progress in sea feud, Koreas stir ASEAN though rifts persist

Aug 1, 2018

Southeast Asian nations are expected to welcome an initial negotiating draft of a nonaggression pact with China on the South China Sea, but critics warn that the talks provide a diplomatic cover for Beijing

Asia shares gain on reports China, US may resume trade talks

Aug 1, 2018

Asian shares gain on reports China, US may resume trade talks

World stocks lose shine after weaker European, Chinese data

Jul 31, 2018

World stock markets are mixed after economic releases for China and the 19-country eurozone showed a small slowdown amid concerns about U.S. tariffs.

Survey: China manufacturing weakens in July

Jul 31, 2018

A survey shows China's manufacturing weakened in July amid cooling economic growth and rising trade tension with Washington

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