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Treasury's Mnuchin expects elements of China trade talks to be resolved soon | Reuters
2019-03-15 www.reuters.com WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is discussing a thick tome of ideas with Chinese officials as the two sides seek a trade deal, with Washington expecting some elements to be resolved so... Read More...
China and U.S. to push back Trump-Xi summit to at least April: Bloomberg | Reuters
2019-03-14 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - A meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping to resolve the ongoing trade war won’t take place this month and is more likely to occur in April at ... Read More...
Trade war cuts U.S. LNG exports to China | Reuters
2019-03-13 www.reuters.com (Reuters) - Only one liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessel that left the United States in 2019 went to China, Reuters shipping data show, as the eight-month trade war between the two nations starts to co... Read More...
Donald Trump’s trade chief warns that China talks could fail
2019-03-13 www.ft.com US President Donald Trump’s trade chief has warned that negotiations to end the tariff war with China were at risk of failing, saying “major, major issues” needed to be resolved before an agreement wa... Read More...
Drop Huawei or See Intelligence Sharing Pared Back, U.S. Tells Germany - WSJ
2019-03-12 www.wsj.com BERLIN—The Trump administration has told the German government it would limit intelligence sharing with Berlin if Huawei Technologies Co. is allowed to build Germany’s next-generation mobile-internet ... Read More...
Trade war is killing overseas investment by Chinese, US tech companies, analysts say
2019-03-11 www.scmp.com Efforts by the United States to block Chinese access to its latest technology is weighing on cross-border investment in both countries as tensions over trade and technology policies have escalated bet... Read More...
U.S. and China Near Currency Deal, but Provisions May Not Be New - The New York Times
2019-03-11 www.nytimes.com A pending trade agreement between the United States and China could put few restrictions on Beijing’s control over the strength of its currency, potentially inflaming trade hawks in Congress and withi... Read More...
U.S.-China Trade Talks Hit a Bump - WSJ
2019-03-11 www.wsj.com A U.S.-China trade accord is facing a new roadblock, as Chinese officials balk at committing to a presidential summit until the two countries have a firm deal in hand, according to people familiar wit... Read More...
Trump-Xi summit pushed back from end-March as details hammered out
2019-03-08 www.ft.com A summit between US president Donald Trump and Chinese president Xi Jinping has been pushed back from the end of March, as both sides try to pin down details and avoid an embarrassing failure.... Read More...
U.S. Consumers Hit Hardest by Trade Tariffs, Studies Find - WSJ
2019-03-06 www.wsj.com WASHINGTON—The Trump administration’s trade initiatives have targeted China and other foreign powers, but it is U.S. consumers who have taken the hit, according to two new studies.... Read More...
Interview: U.S. business leader sees strong growth prospects for Chinese economy - Xinhua | English.news.cn
2019-03-04 www.xinhuanet.com WASHINGTON, March 3 (Xinhua) -- Craig Allen, president of United States-China Business Council (USCBC), said the Chinese economy is generally doing "pretty well," and the prospects for good growth ove... Read More...
U.S. and China Near a Trade Deal to Drop Tariffs - The New York Times
2019-03-04 www.nytimes.com The Trump administration is close to a trade deal with China that would roll back tariffs on both sides of the Pacific but may do little to achieve the substantive changes to China’s economy that the ... Read More...
US and China settle on trade enforcement process | Financial Times
2019-03-01 www.ft.com Donald Trump’s top trade negotiator said the US and China had settled on a process for enforcing a trade agreement between the countries, clearing a key hurdle in the negotiations to end their trade w... Read More...
On China, Trump Risks Repeating Experience of Bush and Obama - WSJ
2019-03-01 www.wsj.com In 2003, Dan Sullivan, then a White House national-security staffer, was in the Oval Office when China’s vice premier promised President George W. Bush the country would fix intellectual property thef... Read More...
U.S. business lobby says most firms favor tariffs while China trade talks underway | Reuters
2019-02-27 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - A top U.S. business lobby in China said on Tuesday that a majority of its member companies favored the United States retaining tariffs on Chinese goods while Washington and Beijing... Read More...
U.S. lawmakers, industry fret over Trump's China trade deal eagerness | Reuters
2019-02-27 www.reuters.com WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s decision to delay a steep tariff hike on Chinese goods as he touted progress in weekend trade talks was greeted with a mixture of relief and dread among... Read More...
Trump to Delay Tariff Increases on Chinese Imports - WSJ
2019-02-25 www.wsj.com WASHINGTON—President Trump said Sunday he would delay an increase in tariffs on Chinese goods set to take effect at the end of this week, citing “substantial progress” on issues including intellectual... Read More...
A potential new snag in the US-China trade talks
2019-02-22 ftalphaville.ft.com March 1 may no longer be a “magical date” for President Trump, but the deadline after which tariffs on $200bn worth of Chinese imports are set to more than double is fast approaching.... Read More...
U.S. Wrangles China for Firm Commitments as Trade Talks Continue - The New York Times
2019-02-22 www.nytimes.com As President Trump dangles the possibility of extending a March deadline to reach a trade deal with China, his advisers are trying to secure firm commitments from Beijing to purchase more American pro... Read More...
U.S. Bets on China’s Special Envoy in Trade Talks - WSJ
2019-02-22 www.wsj.com WASHINGTON—As U.S.-China trade talks reach a pivotal point, the Trump administration is counting on the Chinese leader’s special envoy, Liu He, to get Beijing to accept tough new strictures that are i... Read More...
The Big Problems Facing the Trade Talks - The New York Times
2019-02-21 www.nytimes.com This week’s trade negotiations between the U.S. and China will have to bridge a lot of gulfs between the two countries. One particularly tricky issue is that Washington wants Beijing to adopt a policy... Read More...
Decisive talks must be forward-thinking: China Daily editorial - Chinadaily.com.cn
2019-02-21 global.chinadaily.com.cn China and the United States began their latest round of trade talks in Washington on Tuesday, with principal-level discussions led by Vice-Premier Liu He, who is President Xi Jinping's special envoy, ... Read More...
China and US map out deal to end trade war, sources say
2019-02-21 www.scmp.com Top negotiators led by US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Vice-Premier Liu He set to resume talks in Washington on Thursday... Read More...
Trump, Xi Face Pressure at Home Over Trade - WSJ
2019-02-21 www.wsj.com WASHINGTON—Despite their sharp differences in style, background and policies, Chinese leader Xi Jinping and President Trump share a common problem: growing concerns on the home front that they are goi... Read More...
中国官员重申进口更多美国大豆的承诺 - 华尔街日报
2019-02-20 cn.wsj.com 中国官员周三重申进口更多美国大豆的承诺,目前正值中美两国试图通过谈判缓解贸易紧张局势之际。... Read More...
China’s electronics sector has the most to lose if US increase trade war tariffs to 25 per cent
2019-02-20 www.scmp.com The 90-day tariff truce agreed between the US president and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping is set to expire on March 1... Read More...
China-US trade talks — the main differences | Financial Times
2019-02-20 www.ft.com During the first round of China-US trade talks in Beijing in May, a US document listing the Trump administration’s demands was leaked. The document remains the most authoritative summary of the issues... Read More...
Trump Eases Off Hard Deadline for China Tariffs - WSJ
2019-02-20 www.wsj.com WASHINGTON—President Trump gave his firmest indication yet that the U.S. may not increase tariffs on Chinese goods on March 1, as scheduled, despite statements by his top trade official that the U.S. ... Read More...
刘鹤将于2月21日至22日赴美继续中美贸易磋商 - 华尔街日报
2019-02-19 cn.wsj.com 中国商务部周二早间宣布,第七轮中美经贸高级别磋商将于2月21日至22日在华盛顿举行。... Read More...
Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He handed greater clout for Washington talks in bid to end trade war
2019-02-19 www.scmp.com Xi Jinping delegates authority to Liu through special envoy status to show Beijing means business as fresh talks begin ... Read More...
A US-China trade deal nears, Beijing may get what it wants: Commentary
2019-02-19 www.cnbc.com The U.S.-China trade dispute appears to be ending: Signals are pointing to a done deal. Based on those signs, China will continue to run large trade surpluses with the U.S., and it will never accept W... Read More...
As China Trade Talks Resume, Trump Pushes an Ambitious Agenda - WSJ
2019-02-19 www.wsj.com WASHINGTON—As trade negotiations with China resume this week, the Trump administration is racing to strike a deal that will result in long-term reforms—and prove that tariffs are an effective batterin... Read More...
U.S.-China trade talks move to higher level as deadline looms | Reuters
2019-02-14 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he was looking forward to trade talks with China on Thursday, as discussions in Beijing moved to a higher level in a push to de-escalate... Read More...
Huawei, US-China tensions and West’s 5G fears on the agenda as Beijing joins security talks
2019-02-14 www.scmp.com China’s most senior diplomat is expected to try to assuage Western cybersecurity fears at a top gathering in Germany on Friday, analysts said.... Read More...
Fearing Trump’s China tariffs may never end, companies are taking action
2019-02-14 www.washingtonpost.com After enduring nearly a year of the U.S.-China trade war, a growing number of corporations are moving operations, breaking global supply chains into regional networks and shelving planned investments.... Read More...
Race on in Beijing to reach China-US trade deal before time runs out on tariff truce
2019-02-14 www.scmp.com Top trade negotiators from China and the United States have embarked on two days of talks in a test of whether Beijing can push back a looming March deadline for higher US tariffs on Chinese imports.... Read More...
Trump Says U.S. May Delay China Trade Deal Deadline - The New York Times
2019-02-13 www.nytimes.com President Trump said on Tuesday that he would consider delaying a March 2 deadline to reach a trade deal with China, saying the United States might not impose higher tariffs on Chinese goods if talks ... Read More...
U.S.-China Trade Talks Face Big Obstacle: Ensuring That Promises Are Kept - The New York Times
2019-02-13 www.nytimes.com When China joined the World Trade Organization, the global fraternity of cross-border commerce, it promised to open itself up to foreigners in lucrative businesses like banking, telecommunications and... Read More...
Trump expected to issue new order laying groundwork to bar Chinese tech firms from U.S. networks
2019-02-13 www.washingtonpost.com The Trump administration is poised to issue an executive order this week to secure American telecommunications networks, a move that’s likely to result in the barring of Chinese tech firms such as Hua... Read More...
Rubio Seeks to Counter 'Made in China 2025' Manufacturing Plan
2019-02-13 www.bloomberg.com Senator Marco Rubio is proposing legislation that would counteract China’s "Made in China 2025" economic-development initiative by restricting and taxing Chinese investment in the U.S. and by raising ... Read More...
Mnuchin hopes for 'productive' trade meetings in China | Reuters
2019-02-13 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday he hopes for “productive” trade meetings in China this week, as the two countries seek to hammer out an agreement amid a fe... Read More...
Chinese President Xi Jinping to meet top US delegation on Friday in pursuit of trade war deal
2019-02-13 www.scmp.com China’s President Xi Jinping “is scheduled to meet” key members of the US trade talks delegation, including US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, in Beiji... Read More...
China, U.S. Seek Broad Outline of a Trade Pact This Week - WSJ
2019-02-13 www.wsj.com U.S. stocks rose Tuesday as President Trump said he is willing to delay next month’s deadline for resolving the U.S.’s trade conflict with China if negotiations with Beijing are progressing smoothly.... Read More...
Mnuchin, in China, looks forward to trade talks | Reuters
2019-02-12 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin looks forward to several important days of trade talks, he said on Tuesday after arriving in the Chinese capital for high-level talks to hamm... Read More...
Top U.S. officials arrive in China for trade talks as deadline looms | Reuters
2019-02-12 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - Top U.S. officials arrived in the Chinese capital on Tuesday ahead of high-level trade talks as the world’s two largest economies attempt to hammer out a deal ahead of a March 1 de... Read More...
China upbeat on U.S. trade talks, but South China Sea tensions weigh | Reuters
2019-02-11 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - China struck an upbeat note on Monday as trade talks resumed with the United States, but also expressed anger at a U.S. Navy mission through the disputed South China Sea, casting a... Read More...
White House adviser: Trump, Xi meeting still possible: Fox News | Reuters
2019-02-11 www.reuters.com WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Trump may still meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in the near future, White House senior counselor Kellyanne Conway said on Monday, striking a positive... Read More...
The Internet, Divided Between the U.S. and China, Has Become a Battleground - WSJ
2019-02-11 www.wsj.com The global internet is splitting in two.... Read More...
No talks between Trump and China's Xi before trade deadline | Reuters
2019-02-08 www.reuters.com WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not plan to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping before a March 1 deadline set by the two countries to achieve a trade deal... Read More...
Pressure Grows on U.S., China to Forge Trade Deal - WSJ
2019-02-08 www.wsj.com WASHINGTON—As a deadline approaches for a high-stakes trade deal between the U.S. and China, some top American business figures who fear the economic and market consequences of a failure are pushing b... Read More...
CEOs Scramble to Avoid Trump’s Tariffs to Survive His Trade War
2019-02-07 www.bloomberg.com Paul Shekoski is not sitting idly by waiting for the U.S.-China trade war to end.... Read More...
Volvo Cars feels margin pressure from U.S.-China tariff war | Reuters
2019-02-07 www.reuters.com STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Chinese-owned Volvo Cars reported a fall in 2018 profit margins as a prolonged trade war between Washington and Beijing pushed up costs and resulted in pricing pressure in its ma... Read More...
White House adviser says work ongoing in China trade talks: CNBC | Reuters
2019-02-04 www.reuters.com WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett on Monday said it remained to be seen how much progress has been made in U.S.-China trade talks but that U.S. President Donald Trump s... Read More...
Exclusive: China buys U.S. soybeans a day after trade talks - traders | Reuters
2019-02-04 www.reuters.com (Reuters) - Chinese state-owned firms bought at least 1 million tonnes of U.S. soybeans on Friday, a day after high-level bilateral talks yielded progress toward a trade deal and a Chinese commitment ... Read More...
Trump Optimistic on Trade Deal With China, but May Keep Tariffs Anyway
2019-02-01 www.nytimes.com President Trump expressed optimism Thursday about reaching a landmark trade deal with China, but said in an interview that he would consider leaving in place some tariffs on Chinese goods even if the ... Read More...
Filling the U.S.-China soybean gap - POLITICO
2019-02-01 www.politico.com So far, South American soybean exporters. When China slapped retaliatory tariffs on U.S. farm goods and soy purchases ground to a halt, competitors like Argentina and Brazil stepped in. Many farmers a... Read More...
China's U.S. Treasury Holdings Continue to Tumble Amid Trade War
2019-02-01 www.bloomberg.com China’s holdings of U.S. Treasuries fell to the lowest level in a year and a half amid a bruising trade war with the Trump administration.... Read More...
Trump floats fresh Xi summit to settle trade war | Financial Times
2019-02-01 www.ft.com The US and China claimed progress in tackling some of the thorniest issues in their trade war as Donald Trump suggested that a new presidential summit might be necessary to settle the economic conflic... Read More...
Trump Gives Upbeat Assessment of Trade Talks With China - WSJ
2019-02-01 www.wsj.com WASHINGTON—The U.S. and China moved closer to settling their trade dispute, with President Trump saying he expects to meet again with Chinese President Xi Jinping to resolve the conflict that has ratt... Read More...
China’s ‘pragmatist’ Liu He is hemmed in on both sides | Financial Times
2019-01-31 www.ft.com As US president Donald Trump escalated his trade war against China last summer, applications for two massive foreign investments were stuck in the Chinese government’s labyrinthine approvals system.... Read More...
What Can the U.S. Sell China? Services - WSJ
2019-01-31 www.wsj.com WASHINGTON—As negotiators meet this week to hammer out a new U.S.-China trade deal, the Trump administration’s team will be pushing to slash the U.S. trade deficit with China, now running at about $35... Read More...
As China Trade Talks Begin, Trump Faces Pressure to Make a Deal - WSJ
2019-01-30 www.wsj.com WASHINGTON—As the U.S. and China resume high-level trade talks Wednesday, President Trump sees himself with the upper hand given China’s lagging economic growth, but there is pressure for Mr. Trump an... Read More...
Big Divides Remain as U.S.-China Trade Talks Resume - WSJ
2019-01-29 www.wsj.com WASHINGTON—Cabinet-level delegations from the U.S. and China will resume trade negotiations here Wednesday, but early indications are that the two sides remain sharply divided, suggesting a hard slog ... Read More...
Trade Talks Spotlight Role of China’s State-Owned Firms - WSJ
2019-01-28 www.wsj.com When U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators start a new round of talks on Wednesday, one often-overlooked issue is bound to get a lot of U.S. attention: the role of China’s state-owned companies in its ec... Read More...
US-China trade talks: what does the US want? | Financial Times
2019-01-25 www.ft.com It is crunch time for the US-China trade talks. By the time Liu He, China’s top economic official, visits Washington next week to meet Robert Lighthizer, the US trade representative, and the rest of D... Read More...
How the U.S.-China trade war ends - POLITICO
2019-01-25 www.politico.com Some say the most the two sides can achieve in the near term is a “mini-deal” that would keep current duties in place while negotiations continue. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo... Read More...
Wilbur Ross: US, China 'miles and miles' apart on trade talks | Fox Business
2019-01-25 www.foxbusiness.com The U.S. and China are “miles and miles” away from coming to agreement on a broader trade deal, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday, an admission that comes as other White House officials ... Read More...
中国商务部:有关美方取消会谈报道不实,刘鹤将如期访美磋商 - 华尔街日报
2019-01-24 cn.wsj.com 中国商务部周四表示,有关美方取消与中方经贸磋商的报道不实,应美国方面邀请,刘鹤副总理将如期于1月30日至31日访美举行中美经贸问题高级别磋商。... Read More...
报道:若中国不让步,特朗普不会同意任何贸易协议 - 华尔街日报
2019-01-23 cn.wsj.com 据报道称,中国必须进行结构性改革,尤其是在知识产权方面。... Read More...
US turns down China offer of preparatory trade talks | Financial Times
2019-01-23 www.ft.com The Trump administration rejected an offer by two Chinese vice-ministers to travel to the US this week for preparatory trade talks because of a lack of progress on two key issues, highlighting the dif... Read More...
Trade war with China puts Boeing and U.S. economy at risk | The Seattle Times
2019-01-18 www.seattletimes.com The trajectory of the bilateral relations over the last 40 years has shown that China and the U.S. are not strategic adversaries but important partners.... Read More...
Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He to hold trade talks in Washington on January 30-31 | South China Morning Post
2019-01-18 www.scmp.com Liu will hold two days of meetings on January 30 and 31 with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, commerce ministry spokesman Gao Feng said at a press br... Read More...
China says Vice Premier Liu to visit U.S. for trade talks January 30-31 | Reuters
2019-01-17 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Vice Premier Liu He will visit the United States on Jan. 30 and Jan. 31 for the next round of trade negotiations with Washington, China’s commerce ministry said on Thursday... Read More...
China’s Vice-Premier Liu He accepts invitation to visit Washington this month for talks to end trade war | South China Morning Post
2019-01-16 www.scmp.com Liu, who is overseeing China’s trade negotiations with the United States, is expected to meet US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin during the two-day visi... Read More...
Huawei’s Founder Breaks Silence to Deny U.S. Spying Claims and Praise Trump
2019-01-15 www.bloomberg.com Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder of Huawei Technologies Co., broke a years-long silence to dismiss U.S. accusations the telecoms giant helps Beijing spy on Western governments.... Read More...
The Trade Conflict Starts to Bite China - WSJ
2019-01-15 www.wsj.com Chinese exports have been suffering this winter, but until Monday there wasn’t much evidence that the trade tussle with the U.S.—rather than slowing global growth—was a major culprit.... Read More...
Apple Rattled Markets With Warning About China. Who’s Next? - WSJ
2019-01-15 www.wsj.com When Apple Inc. AAPL -1.50% said China’s slowing economy contributed to its late-year sales slump, the news rattled the stocks of other major U.S. companies with big operations in the world’s second-l... Read More...
US-China: farmers count the cost of the trade war   | Financial Times
2019-01-14 www.ft.com The final 230 miles of the Mississippi river have long reinforced American might in global food markets. Ten grain terminals tower like fortresses along its bends, receiving crops from upstream farms,... Read More...
Washington’s China hawks fear Trump will yield in trade war | Financial Times
2019-01-14 www.ft.com A senior Democratic lawmaker has warned the Trump administration not to settle “easy one-off transactions” with China amid mounting signs that the US president is prepared to strike a deal with Xi Jin... Read More...
US-China trade deal might not calm markets, JP Morgan says
2019-01-11 www.cnbc.com President Donald Trump campaigned in 2016 on cracking down on what he called Chinese trade abuses, and both countries have been at odds for about a year. The U.S. has put tariffs on $250 billion in Ch... Read More...
U.S. expects China's top trade negotiator to visit 'most likely' this month | Reuters
2019-01-11 www.reuters.com WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. officials expect China’s top trade negotiator may visit Washington this month, signaling that higher-level discussions are likely to follow this week’s talks with m... Read More...
U.S.-China Trade Fight Shakes Global Economy, but Isn’t All Bad for Bystanders - WSJ
2019-01-11 www.wsj.com Countries watching the U.S.-China trade talks from the sidelines are anxious for the two sides to reach a deal and avert the damage a protracted fight poses to the global economy—even if many see the ... Read More...
In Beijing talks, U.S. seeks details on Chinese goods purchases, trade promises | Reuters
2019-01-10 www.reuters.com BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. officials used three days of trade talks in Beijing to demand more details on China’s pledge to make big purchases of American goods, as well as to push for ways to... Read More...
US-China trade talks conclude as hopes of progress rise | Financial Times
2019-01-10 www.ft.com US and China officials discussed ways to implement and enforce a trade deal between the two countries, as three days of negotiations wrapped up in Beijing amid growing optimism that the dispute weighi... Read More...
Car and appliance makers glow as China eyes consumption boost | Financial Times
2019-01-09 www.ft.com Shares in large Chinese carmakers and appliance manufacturers jumped on Wednesday on reports Beijing is planning fresh incentives to boost domestic consumption as part of its bid to shore up the count... Read More...
U.S., China Negotiators Narrow Differences on Trade - WSJ
2019-01-09 www.wsj.com BEIJING—The U.S. and China made progress on narrowing their differences on trade issues, especially on purchases of U.S. goods and services and widening access to China’s markets, though the two sides... Read More...
U.S.-China trade talks extend into evening of second day: source | Reuters
2019-01-08 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - A second day of U.S.-China trade talks in Beijing extended into Tuesday evening, a source with knowledge of the meetings said, as the world’s two largest economies looked to resolv... Read More...
US and China to hold governmental trade talks in Beijing on Jan 7-8
2019-01-04 www.cnbc.com China and the United States will hold vice ministerial level trade talks in Beijing on Jan 7-8, as the two sides look to end a dispute that is inflicting increasing pain on both economies and roiling ... Read More...
Will China’s new forced technology transfer law satisfy US concerns? | South China Morning Post
2018-12-28 www.scmp.com The draft foreign investment law was revealed on Sunday as pressure mounts on Beijing to act on long-standing complaints from foreign governments and companies about forced technology transfers.... Read More...
US-China Trade Truce: Don't Count Your Chickens Yet
2018-12-28 www.forbes.com Global markets thought they were getting an early Christmas present at the start of December when China and the US have agreed to halt new trade tariffs for 90 days. But as subsequent developments hav... Read More...
China says direct trade talks with U.S. in January, pledges more opening | Reuters
2018-12-28 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - China and the United States have made plans for face-to-face consultations over trade in January, the Chinese commerce ministry said on Thursday, as the world’s two biggest economi... Read More...
China releases details of new law on foreign investment ahead of trade talks with US | South China Morning Post
2018-12-28 www.scmp.com The draft law includes a widely anticipated ban on mandatory technology transfers from foreign companies and encourages tech cooperation based on voluntary principles and commercial rules in a bid to ... Read More...
US trade delegation to travel to China next month: Report | Fox Business
2018-12-28 www.foxbusiness.com Advertisement... Read More...
China Heads Into Trade Talks Bracing for More U.S. Demands
2018-12-28 www.bloomberg.com China enters trade talks said to begin early next month in Beijing having made concerted efforts to end the standoff with the U.S., and also unsure it’s done enough.... Read More...
China says direct trade talks with U.S. in January, pledges more opening | Reuters
2018-12-27 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - China and the United States have made plans for face-to-face consultations over trade in January, the Chinese commerce ministry said on Thursday, as the world’s two biggest economi... Read More...
The new era of US-China decoupling | Financial Times
2018-12-21 www.ft.com This year’s most startling meeting of minds has been the rise of an anti-China consensus in the US. It spans Donald Trump’s White House and Congress, Republicans and Democrats, business and unions, gl... Read More...
As the US-China trade war rages, scepticism over Chinese-led deals rises in Europe | South China Morning Post
2018-12-21 www.scmp.com That has Chinese buyers and their advisers looking to other markets for potential deals, particularly Europe, where the overall value of transactions is at its second-highest level in the past decade.... Read More...
Goldman Says China-U.S. Deal Would Be 2019's Top Economic Event
2018-12-21 www.bloomberg.com In a sweepy note rattling through Asia’s eventful year and the resumption of China’s "bumpy deceleration," Goldman Sachs Group Inc. identified the prospect of a genuine accord resolving the U.S-China ... Read More...
China poised to buy more U.S. soybeans soon: sources | Reuters
2018-12-20 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - China is poised to buy another round of soybeans from the United States, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday, amid a truce in a trade war with the United States.... Read More...
Court Questions Law That Underpins Trump’s Trade Policy - WSJ
2018-12-20 www.wsj.com NEW YORK—A tribunal of trade-focused judges raised constitutional questions over President Trump’s expansive regulation of trade, focusing on a national security law the president has used to impose t... Read More...
Treasury's Mnuchin says expects January trade talks with China: Bloomberg | Reuters
2018-12-19 www.reuters.com WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and China are planning to hold meetings in January to “document an agreement” on trade, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Bloomberg in an interview o... Read More...
Huawei’s New Playbook in Washington: Drop PR and Hire Lawyers - WSJ
2018-12-18 www.wsj.com Huawei Technologies Co., the target of a multipronged offensive by the U.S. government, is hoping for its day in court.... Read More...
Beijing eases back on 'Made in China 2025' amid trade talks with U.S. | Reuters
2018-12-13 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - China appears to be easing its high-tech industrial development push, dubbed “Made in China 2025,” which has long irked the United States, amid talks between the two countries to r... Read More...
Exclusive: China makes first big U.S. soybean purchase since Trump-Xi truce | Reuters
2018-12-13 www.reuters.com CHICAGO (Reuters) - China on Wednesday made its first major purchases of U.S. soybeans since President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping struck a trade war truce earlier this month, ... Read More...
Breakingviews - Apple case underscores Chinese tech ties that bind | Reuters
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2018-10-12 www.reuters.com NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that he told China’s central bank chief that currency issues need to be part of any further U.S.-China trade talks... Read More...
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2018-09-28 www.reuters.com (Reuters) - Escalating trade tensions between the United States and China, the world’s two biggest economies, and U.S. trade disputes with Mexico, Canada and Europe, have rattled investors, led compan... Read More...
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2018-09-28 www.reuters.com SYDNEY (Reuters) - The United States is working on a counter-offer to stop Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] from building internet infrastructure in Papua New Guinea (PNG), it... Read More...
U.S.-China trade war triggers seafood supply chain shake-up | Reuters
2018-09-28 www.reuters.com NEW YORK/MONTREAL (Reuters) - The U.S.-China trade war has triggered a seafood supply chain shake-up, with U.S. importers scrambling to stockpile frozen Chinese squid and tilapia ahead of looming pric... Read More...
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2018-09-25 time.com (BEIJING) — China cannot hold talks with Washington on ending their escalating trade dispute while the United States “holds a knife” to Beijing’s neck by imposing tariff hikes, a Chinese official said... Read More...
China rejects US call for trade talks as tariffs imposed - FT
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Home modems, routers hit by U.S. China tariffs as 'smart' tech goods escape | Reuters
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China to issue white paper on U.S. trade frictions: Xinhua | Reuters
2018-09-24 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s state council will publish a white paper on the ongoing bilateral trade frictions with the United States, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Monday.... Read More...
Asian firms shuffle production around the region as China tariffs hit | Reuters
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China says U.S. trying to force it to submit on trade as new tariffs kick in | Reuters
2018-09-24 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States and China imposed fresh tariffs on each other’s goods on Monday as the world’s biggest economies showed no signs of backing down from an increasingly bitter trade... Read More...
For bold Chinese buyers of soybeans, bargain U.S. prices trump trade war | Reuters
2018-09-21 www.reuters.com XIAN/BEIJING (Reuters) - At least two cargoes of U.S. soybeans are heading for China as some buyers are willing to risk taking up historically cheap U.S. beans even amid worries that Beijing may take ... Read More...
Alibaba's Jack Ma says U.S.-China trade war ends 1 million U.S. jobs promise: Xinhua | Reuters
2018-09-21 www.reuters.com (Reuters) - Alibaba (BABA.N) Chairman Jack Ma said the company can no longer meet its promise to create 1 million jobs in the United States due to U.S.-China trade tensions, Chinese news agency Xinhua... Read More...
Walmart warns Trump tariffs may force price hikes: letter | Reuters
2018-09-21 www.reuters.com (Reuters) - Walmart Inc (WMT.N) said that it may hike prices of products if the Trump administration imposes a tariff on Chinese imports, according to a letter the company wrote to U.S. Trade Represen... Read More...
Trump threatens China over global postal rates | Financial Times
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Haier suspends plan to sell US-made, GE-branded goods in China | Financial Times
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China promises ‘retaliation’ for latest round of US tariffs - FT
2018-09-18 www.ftchinese.com The Chinese government hit back at President Trump on Tuesday, saying that his decision to tax more than half of all Chinese exports to the US had undermined recent efforts to reach a negotiated settl... Read More...
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2018-09-17 www.ft.com Mining shares and metal prices fell Monday after reports that President Donald Trump’s administration plans to unveil an additional $200bn in tariffs on the world’s largest commodity consumer.... Read More...
China says will respond if U.S. implements new tariffs | Reuters
2018-09-17 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday that the government would respond if the United States implements new tariffs, ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump’s expected announcement ... Read More...
U.S. and China Ramp Up Trade Threats - WSJ
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US seeks talks with China to defuse trade tensions - FT
2018-09-13 www.ftchinese.com The US is trying to arrange talks with China in an attempt to defuse the escalating trade war before President Donald Trump follows through on a threat to impose tariffs on another $200bn of the count... Read More...
China slashes 2018/19 soybean import forecast as U.S. trade war crimps buying | Reuters
2018-09-12 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Wednesday slashed its forecast for 2018/19 soybean imports as farmer reduce their use of the bean in animal feed because of the Sino-U.S. trade conflict, leading the gover... Read More...
U.S.-China 'trade typhoon' could impact 7 percent of HK exports: official | Reuters
2018-09-12 www.reuters.com HONG KONG (Reuters) - Around 7 percent of Hong Kong’s total exports could be impacted if the United States imposes a new round of trade tariffs on China, the city’s commerce and economic development s... Read More...
China Woos U.S. Companies Again, Curbs Trade Threats - WSJ
2018-09-12 www.wsj.com BEIJING—Chinese leaders are stepping up a charm offensive with U.S. multinationals and dropping earlier threats of retaliation as Beijing changes tack to keep the trade fight with Washington from scar... Read More...
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2018-09-12 www.wsj.com WASHINGTON—From California apple growers to Maine lobstermen, businesses are joining forces to try to persuade President Trump that tariffs are hurting U.S. industries.... Read More...
China seeks WTO backing for sanctions on U.S. over dumping duties | Reuters
2018-09-11 www.reuters.com GENEVA (Reuters) - China will ask the World Trade Organization (WTO) next week for permission to impose sanctions on the United States, for Washington’s non-compliance with a ruling in a dispute over ... Read More...
China’s Trade Surplus With U.S. Hits New Record - WSJ
2018-09-10 www.wsj.com BEIJING—China’s trade surplus with the U.S. hit another record monthly high in August as the world’s second-largest economy faced the threat of more tariffs from the Trump administration.... Read More...
Donald Trump’s China pivot | Financial Times
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Facebook and Twitter defend Chinese partnerships amid US probe into foreign efforts to influence politics | South China Morning Post
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2018-09-07 www.wsj.com The prospect of resolving the U.S. trade battle with China is fading as the White House draws closer to a deal to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement.... Read More...
American shoppers set to pay higher price than Chinese for trade war | South China Morning Post
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2018-08-24 cn.reuters.com 路透北京8月24日 - 如何看待不断升级的中美贸易摩擦?中国财政部长刘昆日前接受路透专访时明确表态,中美贸易摩擦都是由美国挑起,中国不愿打贸易战、但也不怕。身为财长的他更关心此事对中国就业的影响,并称会对受影响企业员工的再就业和生活困难等提供公共财政领域的资金帮助。... Read More...
U.S.-China Trade Talks End With No Sign of Progress - WSJ
2018-08-24 www.wsj.com WASHINGTON—Trade talks between the U.S. and China failed to produce any visible sign of progress, reducing the prospects of a deal soon, people closely tracking the talks said.... Read More...
U.S. Seizes on Chinese Economic Vulnerability as Trade Talks Start - WSJ
2018-08-23 www.wsj.com The U.S. and China kicked off two days of talks in Washington aimed at settling an escalating trade battle, with the U.S. claiming the advantage because Beijing is struggling to keep its economic grow... Read More...
U.S.-China trade war escalates as new tariffs kick in | Reuters
2018-08-23 www.reuters.com BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and China escalated their acrimonious trade war on Thursday, implementing punitive 25 percent tariffs on $16 billion worth of each other’s goods, even ... Read More...
Trade war imperils foreign banks’ China plans - FT
2018-08-23 www.ftchinese.com As the trade war between the US and China intensifies, there is a growing expectation that collateral damage could spill on to Wall Street, disrupting US banks’ plans to expand in mainland China.... Read More...
U.S. Moves Toward New Tariffs on China Despite Fresh Round of Trade Talks - WSJ
2018-08-21 www.wsj.com WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is moving closer this week to levying tariffs on nearly half of Chinese imports despite broad opposition from U.S. business and the start of a fresh round of talks ... Read More...
China Trade Talks Resume, and the Fed Chairman Will Speak - The New York Times
2018-08-20 www.nytimes.com Hearings, new tariffs and trade talks with China.... Read More...
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Trade Optimism Helps Some Asian Markets Inch Higher - WSJ
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Top Pork Producer Says China Imports Drop Amid U.S. Trade Spat
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China may end up inadvertent winner from Trump's aluminum tariffs: Russell | Reuters
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2018-08-13 cn.wsj.com 白宫在贸易问题上对抗竞争对手的做法,已从中国和欧洲等全球最大的经济体扩大至较为贫困的国家,这些国家也将美国视为其商品的一个重要市场。... Read More...
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2018-08-13 www.reuters.com BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese officials have been mostly measured and moderate in their response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s ratcheting up of a trade war with Beijing in recent weeks throu... Read More...
Chinese yuan weakens to 6.8629 against USD Monday - Xinhua | English.news.cn
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China paper rebuts trade war criticism, says 'an elephant can't hide' | Reuters
2018-08-10 www.reuters.com BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s top newspaper rebutted growing criticism in government circles that Beijing should have taken a lower profile to head off its trade war with the United States, say... Read More...
China expects its U.S. agricultural imports to fall sharply | Reuters
2018-08-10 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s imports of U.S. agricultural products will fall sharply once Beijing implements retaliatory trade measures and the country is able to cover its demand for cooking oil and a... Read More...
Samsung commits $160bn to meet threat from China  | Financial Times
2018-08-10 www.ft.com When Samsung decided to try its luck at biopharmaceuticals in 2010, its operations consisted of a 12-person team working out of the basement of a hospital laboratory.... Read More...
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2018-08-10 cn.wsj.com 中国商务部周五宣布,原产于美国、欧盟和新加坡的进口卤化丁基橡胶存在倾销,决定自8月20日起,对上述产品征收反倾销税。... Read More...
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2018-08-10 cn.wsj.com 大豆期货合约周三走高,交易员认为,中国近期的贸易数据意味着该国将需要进口更多美国油籽。... Read More...
China’s Tariff Turnaround: U.S. Crude Oil Drops Off the Target List - WSJ
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2018-08-09 www.wsj.com The next round of U.S. tariffs aimed at Chinese imports could wind up hurting a major product that initially comes from America: fish.... Read More...
US-China trade tariffs cast shadow over cloud computing boom - FT
2018-08-09 www.ftchinese.com The information factories for the cloud computing age are about to get caught in the crossfire of the US-China trade war.... Read More...
China soybean prices spike as trade war worries feed supply fears | Reuters
2018-08-08 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s soybean and soymeal prices jumped on Wednesday, with beans posting their biggest daily gain in a decade, as data showing a drop in soybean imports stirred supply concerns a... Read More...
China Uses Lower-Profile Swaps Market to Bolster Yuan - WSJ
2018-08-08 www.wsj.com SHANGHAI—The yuan’s recent slide has been dramatic. Without some discreet expectations management on Beijing’s part, it could have been even more striking.... Read More...
China’s trade surplus with US drops slightly in July to US$28 billion, as tariffs start to bite | South China Morning Post
2018-08-08 www.scmp.com China’s trade surplus with the United States fell by about 3 per cent in July from the previous month, as the tariffs imposed by the two countries on each other’s imports took their first bite.... Read More...
China’s Imports Jump as It Digs In for a Trade Fight - WSJ
2018-08-08 www.wsj.com BEIJING—China’s imports surged in July as it moved to shore up its economy and prepared for a long-term trade battle with the U.S.... Read More...
China’s Gas Tariffs Are a Permian-Size Problem for Oil
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Trump claims US is winning trade war with China - FT
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China’s Softer Stance on Defaults Spurs Asian Bond Market - WSJ
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2018-08-06 cn.wsj.com 几位美国参议员正向特朗普(Trump)政府施压,要求详细了解政府采取何种措施来应对中国资助全球基建项目一事。中国资助的这些项目已导致许多国家欠下对华债务,并有可能需要救助。... Read More...
特朗普:美国正在打赢对华贸易战 - - FT中文网
2018-08-06 www.ftchinese.com 唐纳德•特朗普(Donald Trump)总统声称,美国正在打赢日益恶化的对华贸易战,同时他对进口产品征收的关税将有助于减少美国国家债务负担。他是在北京方面威胁要对600亿美元美国输华产品征收报复性关税一天后发起这番反击的。... Read More...
China Meets Trump’s Tariff Hardball With Pledge to Endure - Bloomberg
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China Bears Score $7.1 Billion Victory in Long-Running ‘Pain Trade’ - WSJ
2018-08-06 www.wsj.com Investors are piling into bets against China’s stocks and currency, reviving what has been one of Wall Street’s most popular—and painful—trades in recent years.... Read More...
China state banks seen selling dollars to arrest sharp yuan losses: traders | Reuters
2018-08-03 www.reuters.com SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Major state-owned Chinese banks were seen selling dollars on Friday afternoon in an apparent attempt to put a floor under a tumbling yuan, as the worsening trade dispute between t... Read More...
China's Unipec suspends U.S. oil imports as trade spat intensifies | Reuters
2018-08-03 www.reuters.com SINGAPORE/BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Unipec, the trading arm of state oil major Sinopec, has suspended crude oil imports from the United States due to a growing trade spat between Washington and Beij... Read More...
特朗普把贸易战火力对准中国 - - FT中文网
2018-08-03 www.ftchinese.com 在同意与欧洲暂停贸易战仅一周后,唐纳德•特朗普(Donald Trump)就大幅增加了在对华贸易战中的筹码,提出要对中国输美商品加征更高的关税。... Read More...
China Plans Tariffs on About $60 Billion in U.S. Goods - Bloomberg
2018-08-03 www.bloomberg.com China plans to levy differentiated tariffs on about $60 billion of U.S. goods, Bloomberg News reports.... Read More...
China Reins In Yuan’s Rapid Depreciation - WSJ
2018-08-03 www.wsj.com BEIJING—China is moving to rein in the yuan’s rapid depreciation as investors bid down the tightly-controlled currency to its weakest level in more than a year amid growing worries over a bruising tra... Read More...
China says it wants to resolve differences with U.S. 'on equal footing' | Reuters
2018-08-03 www.reuters.com SINGAPORE (Reuters) - China is willing to resolve differences with the United States on an equal footing, the Chinese government’s top diplomat said on Friday after meeting U.S. Secretary of State Mik... Read More...
China Says U.S. Trade Pressure Won’t Work - WSJ
2018-08-02 www.wsj.com BEIJING—China fired back after the Trump administration threatened to double proposed tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods, saying it won’t yield to White House pressure.... Read More...
Trump’s Narrow Window for Trade Wins in China - WSJ
2018-08-02 www.wsj.com Right now U.S. leverage over China on trade looks strong, but the advantage may not last long.... Read More...
量化分析:美国2000亿关税清单影响多大? - - FT中文网
2018-08-01 www.ftchinese.com 2018年7月6日中午,美国对首批原产于中国的340亿美元进口产品开始征收25%的关税。中国立马表示同时间对等值的美国进口征收等额的关税。中美贸易战正式打响第一枪。针对中国的贸易报复,7月11日,美国宣布拟对中国输美2000亿美元商品加征10%关税,中美贸易战进一步升级。自此,美国对中国加征关税商品的进口已达到美国自华进口总额的一半,超过美国总进口额的一成。美国对中国发起的连续两波报复性关税是二战... Read More...
China easing threatens to derail debt-cutting efforts  | Financial Times
2018-08-01 www.ft.com China’s leadership has signalled a shift towards supporting short-term economic growth following a nearly two-year battle against excessive debt, just as a trade war with the US also threatens the eco... Read More...
China Slams U.S. ‘Blackmailing’ as Trump Weighs Higher Tariffs - Bloomberg
2018-08-01 www.bloomberg.com China warned the U.S. against "blackmailing and pressuring" it over trade as the Trump administration mulls trying to force officials back to the negotiating table through threats of even higher tarif... Read More...
Trump Advisers Urge Raising Additional China Tariffs to 25% - WSJ
2018-08-01 www.wsj.com As Washington and Beijing struggle to break a trade impasse, some administration advisers are urging President Trump to raise the stakes with a sharp increase in the level of tariffs proposed for $200... Read More...
Trade War Casualties: Factories Shifting Out Of China
2018-07-31 www.forbes.com China-based manufacturers were already in the process of moving to lower-cost Southeast Asia. Now that trade tariffs have been enacted on at least $50 billion worth of goods, and another $200 billion ... Read More...
China toughens security stance on foreign buyers of sensitive assets - - FT中文网
2018-07-31 www.ftchinese.com Foreigners seeking “strategic” stakes in listed Chinese companies could face broader national security reviews under rules drafted by China’s commerce ministry, a sign Beijing is preparing to hit back... Read More...
China plans expansion of foreign investment deal reviews | Financial Times
2018-07-30 www.ft.com China’s commerce ministry has drafted rules that would require a national security review for “strategic” investments by foreigners in listed companies, echoing moves in other large economies to stren... Read More...
苹果配件可能被美国加征关税 - - FT中文网
2018-07-30 www.ftchinese.com 苹果(Apple)增长最快的部门可能被卷入美国总统唐纳德•特朗普(Donald Trump)最近提出的、对中国输美商品加征10%关税的计划,该部门的产品包括苹果手表(Apple Watch)、AirPods耳机和HomePod音箱。... Read More...
Exclusive: BMW to raise prices of two U.S.-made SUV models in China
2018-07-30 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - German carmaker BMW (BMWG.DE) said it will raise the prices of two U.S.-made crossover sport-utility vehicles in China to cope with the additional cost of tariffs on U.S. car impor... Read More...
中国贸易顺差收窄恐难令特朗普满意 - 华尔街日报
2018-07-30 cn.wsj.com 多年来,中国的出口规模都远超进口。而现在,中国的贸易顺差正在收窄,这让中国领导人也更有底气说中国不再奉行重商主义政策。... Read More...
US Senate quietly votes to cut tariffs on hundreds of Chinese goods
2018-07-27 www.cnbc.com As trade tensions escalate between Washington and Beijing, the U.S. Senate quietly passed legislation on Thursday that would lower trade barriers on hundreds of items made in China.... Read More...
Exclusive: China eyes infrastructure boost to cushion growth as trade war escalates - sources
2018-07-27 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - China plans to put more money into infrastructure projects and ease borrowing curbs on local governments to help soften the blow to the economy from the Sino-U.S. trade war, policy... Read More...
Cost impact of tariffs laid bare in corporate earnings
2018-07-26 www.ft.com Donald Trump’s multi-front trade battles are prompting warnings from some of the largest US companies that higher tariffs will squeeze their profit margins, force them to pass on the pain to suppliers... Read More...
人民币贬值能缓解贸易战冲击,但也有代价 - 纽约时报中文网
2018-07-25 cn.nytimes.com 自4月中旬以来,人民币兑美元的汇率已下跌了逾7%,这是一个异常大的变化。人民币贬值使中国的出口商品对外国买家来说更便宜,在特朗普的关税让许多中国商品在美国市场上变得更贵的时候,这一点尤其有帮助。而且,由于中国政府是人民币汇率的管理者,人民币贬值当然是得到政府批准的。... Read More...
Made in China: Trump re-election flags may get burned by his tariffs
2018-07-25 www.reuters.com FUYANG, China (Reuters) - The red, white and blue banners for U.S. President Donald Trump’s second-term campaign are ready to ship, emblazoned with the words “Keep America Great!”... Read More...
Chinese Reversing Big U.S. Real Estate Buying Spree That Had Helped Boost Prices - WSJ
2018-07-25 www.wsj.com Chinese real-estate investors, facing pressure from Beijing, are reversing a yearslong buying spree in the U.S. where they often paid record prices for marquee properties like New York’s Waldorf Astor... Read More...
Trump Administration Plans Up to $12 Billion in Farm Aid to Ease Concerns Over Trade Disputes - WSJ
2018-07-25 www.wsj.com WASHINGTON—The Trump administration said Tuesday it would extend $12 billion in emergency aid to farmers amid signs the U.S. agricultural sector is beginning to feel the impact of President Donald Tru... Read More...
How China’s Currency Could Help It Weather a Trade War, at a Cost - The New York Times
2018-07-24 www.nytimes.com China has a simple weapon it can use to try and foil President Trump’s tariffs. Will it work?... Read More...
Tariff Dispute Threatens China’s Thirst for U.S. Oil - WSJ
2018-07-24 www.wsj.com For the American oil industry, which President Donald Trump has declared is entering an era of “energy dominance,” an escalating trade fight with China would represent a lost opportunity for U.S. effo... Read More...
China says it won't devalue currency to bolster exports
2018-07-23 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Monday the value of its currency is driven by market forces and that it has no intention to devalue the yuan to help exports, after Washington said it was monitoring ... Read More...
In China, Iowa Farmers Try Their Hand at Trade Diplomacy - WSJ
2018-07-20 www.wsj.com CHANGCHUN, China—As U.S. farmers found themselves this month at ground zero in the trade fight between Washington and Beijing, a group of Iowans barnstormed through China farm country, hoping to salva... Read More...
White House adviser: China offering 'no options' on trade: Axios
2018-07-20 www.reuters.com WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow blamed Chinese President Xi Jinping for a lack of progress over U.S-China trade talks, and warned that U.S. President Donald Trump was ... Read More...
U.S. Envoy to China Feels the Heat From Trade Fight - WSJ
2018-07-20 www.wsj.com BEIJING—When Terry Branstad left behind 22 years as Iowa governor to become ambassador to China in 2017, he brought to the job relationships with both presidents, Donald Trump and Xi Jinping.... Read More...
Trump Says He’s Ready to Impose Tariffs on $500 Billion in Chinese Imports - WSJ
2018-07-20 www.wsj.com WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump on Friday reiterated his threat to put a tariff on every dollar of China’s roughly $500 billion in exports to the U.S.... Read More...
Trump’s Trade War May Spark a Chinese Debt Crisis
2018-07-19 www.bloomberg.com There’s no chance China will cut its trade surplus with the U.S. in response to President Donald Trump’s tariff threats. ... Read More...
The discrepancy at the heart of US-China trade tensions - - FT中文网
2018-07-19 www.ftchinese.com In mid-June, as Washington and Beijing were hurtling towards a multibillion-dollar trade war, the US Supreme Court weighed in on an obscure Sino-American commercial dispute. In a unanimous decision, t... Read More...
U.S. Expects China to Buy Even More Iranian Oil After Sanctions - WSJ
2018-07-18 www.wsj.com There is one big hitch in U.S. plans to stem buying of Iranian oil: China.... Read More...
China extends olive branch to US at summit with EU | Financial Times
2018-07-16 www.ft.com China’s premier Li Keqiang has extended an olive branch to the US in the midst of Beijing’s efforts to rally international support against new trade tariffs imposed by the Trump administration.... Read More...
Boeing works to avert US-China trade war escalation | Financial Times
2018-07-16 www.ft.com Boeing is working actively behind the scenes to avert an escalation of the bitter US-China trade war, amid concerns about the risks for a company that is the top US exporter.... Read More...
Chinese hotel denies raising rates for Americans amid trade war | Reuters
2018-07-13 www.reuters.com SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) - A hotel in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen on Friday denied a report that it would charge U.S. guests an extra 25 percent amid an escalating trade war between Washing... Read More...
Tesla, BMW Bypass Trump’s Trade War and Score a Win for China - Bloomberg
2018-07-13 www.bloomberg.com Less than a week into President Donald Trump’s trade war with China, global automakers have shown there are ways to bypass the battle -- and scoring a win for Beijing in the process.... Read More...
China Tariffs Press U.S. Companies Into Service - Bloomberg
2018-07-11 www.bloomberg.com That handsome corporate tax cut U.S. businesses won last December is suddenly looking a lot smaller.... Read More...
EU to Join Trump in Criticizing China's Role in Global Trade
2018-07-11 www.bloomberg.com U.S. President Donald Trump’s assault on China’s trade policies will garner several high-profile advocates on Wednesday, as some of the world’s largest commercial regions will meet in Geneva to thresh... Read More...
陈志武:百年前贸易战最终导致战争,今天我们如何避免 - FT中文网
2018-07-11 www.ftchinese.com 7月6日,中美贸易战的靴子终于落下,美国向340亿美元中国货加征25%关税的措施正式生效,中国随即出台反制措施。特朗普为什么要发动贸易战?1920、30年代那场最终导致了战争的关税战为当下的贸易战提供了怎样的历史经验?世界灵敏度创始人赵灵敏专访了香港大学亚洲经济研究所所长、冯氏讲席教授陈志武。... Read More...
China raises tariff rates for some U.S. optical fiber products, from July 11
2018-07-10 finance.yahoo.com BEIJING (Reuters) - China's commerce ministry said on Tuesday it is raising "anti-dumping tariff rates" for some optical fiber products originating from the United States, effective on Wednesday, July... Read More...
Tesla Buyers in China Are Early Casualties in Trade Wrestle - WSJ
2018-07-10 www.wsj.com SHANGHAI—Tesla buyers in China will be among the first consumers to feel the pinch from the U.S.-China trade dispute.... Read More...
China to use tariff revenue to aid companies hit by US duties - FT中文网
2018-07-10 www.ftchinese.com China will minimise the impact of its ongoing tariff war with the US on its economy by using tariff revenues to aid affected companies and employees, Beijing’s commerce ministry announced Monday.... Read More...
China’s Taste for Soybeans Is a Weak Spot in the Trade War With Trump - The New York Times
2018-07-10 www.nytimes.com XIAOWUSILI, China — For all its economic might, China hasn’t been able to solve a crucial problem.... Read More...
China General Chamber of Commerce-USA Statement on US-China Tariffs
2018-07-09 CGCCUSA As the largest non-profit organization representing Chinese enterprises in the US, the China General Chamber of Commerce-USA (CGCC) always takes a proactive approach to addressing the concerns of our ... Read More...
U.S. Exporters Will Be a Surprise Loser From Tariff Fight - WSJ
2018-07-09 www.wsj.com Who’s the biggest loser when tariffs are imposed on imports? The surprising answer: exporters.... Read More...
Renminbi firms as investors mull China trade outlook | Financial Times
2018-07-09 www.ft.com China’s currency firmed on Monday as investors continued to mull how policymakers in Beijing will handle the country’s trade war with the US.... Read More...
报道:中国政府出台措施进一步扩大进口,以促进外贸平衡
2018-07-09 cn.wsj.com 新华社周一午后报道,中国商务部等部门提出措施进一步扩大进口,以促进外贸平衡,包括增加农产品、资源性产品进口等。... Read More...
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2018-07-09 cn.wsj.com 中国商务部上周五晚间称,中国在世贸组织就美国对华301调查项下正式实施的征税措施追加起诉。中国商务部指责美国发动了“迄今为止经济史上规模最大的贸易战”。... Read More...
U.S. Trade Representative Announces ‘Exclusion’ Process for Products Hit by U.S. Tariffs on China - WSJ
2018-07-09 www.wsj.com WASHINGTON—The U.S. Trade Representative outlined a way for companies to get their products excluded from fresh tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese exports that were imposed on Friday.... Read More...
How U.S. and China Tariffs Are Rippling Through U.S. Industries
2018-07-09 www.wsj.com Makers of whiskey, cheese, auto parts and more are contending with the U.S.-China tariff battle... Read More...
Memory Loss: Prices Weaken for Chips Used in Smartphones, Self-Driving Cars - WSJ
2018-07-06 www.wsj.com SEOUL—The memory-chip industry’s flushest days look to be over.... Read More...
Copper's Collapse Deepens as Trump Escalates Spat With China
2018-07-06 www.bloomberg.com Copper’s flashing a powerful warning about expectations for global growth as the trade war between the world’s two biggest economies escalates.... Read More...
分析:特朗普威胁限制中国在美投资 底特律及硅谷恐大受打击 | 路透中文网
2018-07-06 cn.reuters.com 路透底特律7月6日 - 从特斯拉(TSLA.O)到数十家硅谷新创企业,对于众多利用中国资金发展电动车及自动驾驶汽车和相关服务的美国汽车与科技公司而言,美国总统特朗普扬言封杀中国投资美国企业的威胁,可能变成大问题。... Read More...
Why Soybeans Are at the Heart of the U.S.-China Trade War
2018-07-06 www.bloomberg.com China’s newly imposed tariffs against U.S. soybeans herald a major trade shift for a crop that’s soared to prominence in recent decades.... Read More...
Chinese Tariffs Hit Trump Counties Harder - WSJ
2018-07-06 www.wsj.com The fallout from President Donald Trump’s tariffs and China’s countertariffs—which formally went into effect on Friday—will have the greatest impact on the U.S. counties that voted Mr. Trump into offi... Read More...
U.S. Has Launched ‘Largest Trade War in Economic History,’ China Says - WSJ
2018-07-06 www.wsj.com BEIJING—China accused the U.S. of launching “the largest trade war in economic history,” forcing China to counterattack.... Read More...
U.S., China Dig In for Long Trade War as Tariffs Take Effect - WSJ
2018-07-06 www.wsj.com The U.S. and China slapped levies on $34 billion of each other’s exports, the first tangible shots in a trade battle that both sides are bracing to fight for months—if not years.... Read More...
With Tariff Deadline at Hand, Businesses Brace for the Fallout - WSJ
2018-07-05 www.wsj.com Businesses are bracing for disruptions in sales and supply chains as the U.S. and China hurtle toward levying tit-for-tat tariffs on billions of dollars in automotive products, farm crops and other go... Read More...
Here's Where China Stands as Hour of U.S. Tariffs Approaches
2018-07-05 www.bloomberg.com The world’s two largest economies are set Friday to slide deeper into a trade conflict that’s roiled markets and cast a shadow over the global growth outlook.... Read More...
在岸人民币收盘下跌,中美互征关税在即市场审慎
2018-07-05 cn.wsj.com 人民币兑美元周四收盘再现跌势,未理中间价大幅上调以及美元指数持续下跌,中美相互加征关税在即,市场重归审慎。... Read More...
China’s ZTE Replaces Executives in Rush to Comply With U.S. Mandate
2018-07-05 www.wsj.com Company has to name a new board and senior executives as conditions for the U.S. to lift a ban on purchasing American-made parts... Read More...
Global Stocks Rebound as Investors Shrug Off Looming Tariffs - WSJ
2018-07-05 www.wsj.com Stocks in Europe and U.S. futures rebounded Thursday as investors looked beyond a looming deadline for tariffs between the U.S. and China to healthy economic data and a potential de-escalation of some... Read More...
Analysts brace for impact from first shots in US-China trade war | Financial Times
2018-07-05 www.ft.com Global markets are bracing themselves as the deadline nears for the Trump administration to start charging tariffs on $34bn of imports from China, in what will mark the first shots fired in the trade ... Read More...
The US midwest will suffer in Donald Trump’s trade war | Financial Times
2018-07-05 www.ft.com America’s first war, for its independence, began with “the shot heard round the world”. Sadly, the latest one — a trade war supposedly in defence of US economic independence — is beginning with a shot... Read More...
China keeps LNG off tariff list for now, could be trade weapon later | Reuters
2018-07-05 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s omission of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its vast list of U.S. products that face hefty import duties from Friday has preserved a potential weapon should the trade war ... Read More...
In Tariff Fight With Trump, China Scraps Plan to Strike First - WSJ
2018-07-05 www.wsj.com BEIJING—As the U.S. and China gear up to slap each other with tariffs Friday, Beijing’s leadership faced the thorny question of whether to strike first, or let Washington take the lead.... Read More...
China warns U.S. is 'opening fire' on the world with tariff threats | Reuters
2018-07-05 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States is “opening fire” on the world with its threatened tariffs, China warned on Thursday, saying no one wants a trade war but it will respond the instant U.S. measure... Read More...
Trump set to deny China Mobile access to US market | Financial Times
2018-07-03 www.ft.com The Trump administration has cited national security concerns to deny China Mobile entry into the US, dealing a blow to one of China’s biggest state-owned telecoms providers amid a looming trade war b... Read More...
China’s Export Growth to U.S. Abruptly Slows as Tariffs Near
2018-07-03 www.wsj.com China releases some trade data early, days before U.S. tariffs are set to take effect... Read More...
Trade Fight Threatens Farm Belt Businesses
2018-07-02 www.wsj.com Many farmers, who depend on shipments overseas for one-fifth of the goods they produce, say they are anxious... Read More...
Trump Cites Car-Tariff Threat as Biggest Trade Leverage - WSJ
2018-07-02 www.wsj.com WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump said he sees his threat to impose global auto tariffs as his biggest weapon to extract concessions from trading partners, shedding more light on his broader trade pol... Read More...
ZTE Replaces Board, but Power Structure Remains
2018-07-02 www.wsj.com Moves come in response to U.S. penalties that have devastated Chinese company’s business... Read More...
Trump Backs Softer Restrictions on Chinese Investment - The New York Times
2018-06-29 www.nytimes.com WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has backed off a plan to impose aggressive new restrictions on Chinese investment in the United States, opting instead to support a congressional effort that woul... Read More...
3 reasons why the U.S. will keep escalating its trade wars - MarketWatch
2018-06-29 www.marketwatch.com Published: June 28, 2018 8:51 a.m. ET... Read More...
From China trade to North Korea and immigration, Trump’s poker player diplomacy leaves the US with many aces up its sleeve | South China Morning Post
2018-06-28 www.scmp.com Everyone, from experts to my part-time domestic helper, is mocking Trump as a political toddler who can’t grasp how our globalised world works. Do you think he gives a darn about the pre-Trump globali... Read More...
从文化差异看中美贸易冲突 - FT中文网
2018-06-27 www.ftchinese.com 在过去的数月中,中美“贸易战”可谓一波未平一波又起,中美贸易冲突开始以来,我们看到了各种从政治和经济角度进行的分析。诚然,大国角力的政治戏码与全球经济的风云浪潮固然与贸易战兴覆密不可分。我们或许还可以设问:当下的中美贸易冲突真的仅仅是政治与经济两种“气候”催生的么?在这些因素之外,还有否其他原因虽然表面上并不左右纷争,但却默默为其推波助澜?... Read More...
Trump targets China investments as trade war heats up | Financial Times
2018-06-27 www.ft.com The Trump administration has decided to restrict Chinese investment in US companies and start-ups in sectors from aerospace to robotics as it prepares to deploy its latest weapon in the escalating tra... Read More...
China trade dispute casts doubt over exports of LNG from US | Financial Times
2018-06-27 www.ft.com Plans to export increased volumes of liquefied natural gas from the US have been thrown into doubt because of the escalating trade dispute with China, industry executives have warned.... Read More...
All-America Survey: 52% majority optimistic on economy
2018-06-26 www.cnbc.com CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the latest thoughts on the U.S. economy from the CNBC All-America Economic Survey.... Read More...
U.S. Investment Restrictions Won’t Name China but Will Apply Broadly, Mnuchin Says - WSJ
2018-06-26 www.wsj.com WASHINGTON—Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that the Treasury Department’s proposed investment restrictions, part of the ongoing trade battle against China, won’t specifically name Beijing but w... Read More...
China’s Xi Tells CEOs He’ll Strike Back at U.S. - WSJ
2018-06-26 www.wsj.com BEIJING—Chinese President Xi Jinping is responding to the Trump administration’s trade-clash escalations with a bare-knuckle approach that makes a bruising fight more likely.... Read More...
How China is winning the war with the US for scientific hearts and minds | South China Morning Post
2018-06-25 www.scmp.com Citing fears of “intellectual property theft”, US authorities have announced plans to limit Chinese graduate students in certain fields to one-year visas. In the past, five-year visas could be obtaine... Read More...
U.S., China to See Who Blinks First in Economic ‘Chicken’ Game - Bloomberg
2018-06-25 www.bloomberg.com The U.S. and China’s high-stakes game of economic “chicken” reaches a critical juncture in the next two weeks, as the world’s largest trading partners approach deadlines on tariffs and other barriers ... Read More...
Trump Plans New Curbs on Chinese Investment, Tech Exports to China
2018-06-25 www.wsj.com Treasury is crafting rules that would block firms with at least 25% Chinese ownership from buying companies involved in ‘industrially significant technology’... Read More...
焦点:对于OPEC来说 中美关税争端是短多长空 | 路透中文网
2018-06-22 cn.reuters.com 路透维也纳6月20日 - 石油输出国组织(OPEC)理论上应该将中美之间的关税争端视为福音,可能借机夺回一些此前输给了美国原油生产商的中国市场份额。... Read More...
贸易对抗给美国经济前景蒙上阴影 - FT中文网
2018-06-22 www.ftchinese.com 唐纳德•特朗普(Donald Trump)的贸易对抗升级尚未影响强劲的美国经济增长数据,但对于关税将给美国经济带来的影响,各方的焦虑情绪正在加剧。... Read More...
Inside a Heist of American Chip Designs, as China Bids for Tech Power - The New York Times
2018-06-22 www.nytimes.com JINJIANG, China — With a dragnet closing in, engineers at a Taiwanese chip maker holding American secrets did their best to conceal a daring case of corporate espionage.... Read More...
White House Split Over Hardline Response to China Trade War - Bloomberg
2018-06-22 www.bloomberg.com Some White House officials are trying to restart talks with China to avoid a trade war before U.S. tariffs on Chinese products take effect July 6, three people familiar with the plans said, setting up... Read More...
EU tariffs on US goods come into force - BBC News
2018-06-22 www.bbc.com The European Union (EU) has introduced retaliatory tariffs on US goods as a top official launched a fresh attack on President Donald Trump's trade policy.... Read More...
中国对美汽车加征关税25%,商务部发言人回应是不得已而为之_搜狐财经_搜狐网
2018-06-22 www.sohu.com 中国对美汽车加征关税25%,商务部发言人回应是不得已而为之... Read More...
OPEC inches closer to boosting oil output as Iran hints cartel is ‘cooking’ up a deal
2018-06-22 www.cnbc.com OPEC appeared to be on the brink of raising oil supply on Friday, after de-facto leader Saudi Arabia looked to have convinced arch-rival Iran to cooperate over production policy.Energy ministers have ... Read More...
Daimler Issues Profit Warning as Chinese Tariffs Hit U.S.-Built SUVs - WSJ
2018-06-22 www.wsj.com BERLIN—The escalating trade war between the U.S. and China has claimed an unintended victim: Germany’s premium car manufacturer, Daimler AG.... Read More...
Apple is the big tech firm most at risk from a US-China trade war
2018-06-21 www.cnbc.com Apple could be most at risk of all the big American technology firms if the trade tensions between the U.S. and China escalate.... Read More...
‘You are taxing US families’: Senate slams Wilbur Ross for trade war as he claims China must be put under more pressure | South China Morning Post
2018-06-21 www.scmp.com US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was slammed by senators on Wednesday for pulling the US into a trade war that they said could spiral out of control and hurt Americans, as he tried to persuade them t... Read More...
EU to Begin Retaliatory Tariffs Against U.S. on Friday - WSJ
2018-06-21 www.wsj.com BRUSSELS—The European Union will start imposing retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods on Friday, in response to President Donald Trump’s duties on steel and aluminum imports from the bloc.... Read More...
White House Is Confident It Has an Edge Over China in Trade Dispute - WSJ
2018-06-20 www.wsj.com President Donald Trump’s escalation of trade threats against China reflects his belief that Washington increasingly has the upper hand in the dispute, administration officials said, adding he is prepa... Read More...
Investors Worry About China Devaluing the Yuan, but the Currency is Rising - WSJ
2018-06-20 www.wsj.com The prospect that China would use currency devaluation to retaliate against any escalations of U.S. tariffs loomed in the aftermath of a sharp drop in the country’s stock markets.... Read More...
China’s central bank calms markets after tariff turmoil | Financial Times
2018-06-20 www.ft.com China’s central bank acted to calm markets on Wednesday, a day after Washington’s threat to impose tariffs on another $200bn of Chinese goods caused turmoil in global bourses.... Read More...
中国或以非关税措施应对贸易战 - FT中文网
2018-06-20 www.ftchinese.com 周一,唐纳德•特朗普(Donald Trump)威胁要扩大对中国输美商品加征关税的范围,此举大大增加了中国采取非关税应对措施的几率。... Read More...
China trade war could permanently scar U.S. soybean market: Braun | Reuters
2018-06-20 www.reuters.com CHICAGO (Reuters) - As the trade fight between the United States and China escalates, many agriculture market participants have taken comfort in the idea that China cannot fulfill its soybean needs wi... Read More...
Markets Begin to Take Threat of Trade War Seriously - WSJ
2018-06-20 www.wsj.com Global stocks, commodities and bond yields tumbled Tuesday, the starkest sign yet of investors betting tensions between the U.S. and China could escalate into a trade war.... Read More...
Risk of Chinese Currency Devaluation Rises With Latest Tariffs Threat - WSJ
2018-06-20 www.wsj.com The Trump administration’s threat to slap tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese goods has reignited fears that Beijing will turn to a powerful but risky weapon: a depreciation of its currency.... Read More...
Trump Aide Says U.S. Economy Can Absorb Hit From China Tensions - Bloomberg
2018-06-19 www.bloomberg.com Now is the right time to pressure China on its trade policies because the U.S. economy is strong enough to absorb uncertainty arising from bilateral tensions, White House Council of Economic Advisers ... Read More...
China Vows to Retaliate as Trump Targets $200 Billion in Tariffs - Bloomberg
2018-06-19 www.bloomberg.com Trade tensions between the world’s two biggest economies intensified, with China vowing to retaliate "forcefully" against President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese... Read More...
Donald Trump Threatens New Tariffs on $200 Billion in China Imports - WSJ
2018-06-19 www.wsj.com WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump escalated a trade conflict with China Monday, asking his administration to identify a new list of $200 billion in Chinese goods that would be penalized with tariffs.... Read More...
Tariffs Chip Away at Semiconductor Boom
2018-06-18 www.wsj.com Investors have woken up to the value chips play in the global technology revolution. Unfortunately, politicians have too.... Read More...
How Trump-China Trade Spat Is Rippling Through Corporate America - Bloomberg
2018-06-18 www.bloomberg.com Washington’s action against Chinese imports Friday, and the response from Beijing, are hurting some U.S. industries more than others. Here’s a round-up of Bloomberg’s coverage of how the dispute is pl... Read More...
China's tariffs on U.S. oil would disrupt $1 billion monthly business | Reuters
2018-06-18 www.reuters.com SINGAPORE (Reuters) - China’s threat to impose duties on U.S. oil imports will hit a business that has soared in the last two years, and which is now worth almost $1 billion per month.... Read More...
China Issues Retaliatory Tariffs as Trade Fight Heats Up
2018-06-18 www.wsj.com Beijing retaliated against planned U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods by targeting high-value American exports—including farm products, cars, and crude oil—bringing the world’s two biggest economies closer... Read More...
China threatens to scrap US trade deals if the White House hikes tariffs on Chinese goods
2018-06-15 www.cnbc.com China's government renewed its threat Thursday to scrap deals with Washington aimed at defusing a sprawling trade dispute as the White House prepared to release a list of Chinese goods targeted for ta... Read More...
Trump approves US tariffs on $50bn in Chinese imports | Financial Times
2018-06-15 www.ft.com US president Donald Trump has decided to impose tariffs on about $50bn in imports from China, in a move due to be announced on Friday that will bring the world’s two largest economies closer to a trad... Read More...
白宫与美国国会加大力度就中兴通讯问题进行立法角力 | 路透中文网
2018-06-14 cn.reuters.com 路透华盛顿6月13日 - 美国议员及其助理周三表示,受到国会程序规定的影响,议员们欲用来阻挠特朗普允许中兴通讯(000063.SZ)恢复业务的修正议案或将遭到推迟甚至胎死腹中。... Read More...
Embattled ZTE seeks $10.7 billion credit line, nominates 8 board members | Reuters
2018-06-14 www.reuters.com HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE Corp (0763.HK)(000063.SZ) has proposed a $10.7 billion financing plan and nominated eight board members in a drastic management overhaul, as ... Read More...
U.S. Prepares to Proceed With Tariffs on Chinese Goods
2018-06-14 www.wsj.com The Trump administration, deepening its global trade offensive, is preparing to levy tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods in the coming week, perhaps as early as Friday—a move that ... Read More...
Senators Move to Sink Trump’s ZTE Deal - WSJ
2018-06-12 www.wsj.com 美国共和党参议院领袖罕见地向总统特朗普(Donald Trump)发难,定于本周发起表决,这次表决料将推翻白宫令中国通讯企业中兴通讯股份有限公司(ZTE Corp., 简称:中兴通讯)恢复业务的交易。... Read More...
Trump Upends Global Trade Order Built by U.S.
2018-06-11 www.nytimes.com At the rockiest annual meeting of major Western powers in decades, President Trump criticized the tariffs imposed on American goods as “ridiculous and unacceptable” and vowed to put an end to being “l... Read More...
Ignore the rhetoric, US-China trade benefits both countries, and businesses have more to lose than gain from conflict | South China Morning Post
2018-06-11 www.scmp.com Are the world’s two most powerful nations heading towards a Thucydides Trap? Harvard Professor Graham Allison sees the US and China stumbling into the same dynamic that led to the Peloponnesian wars a... Read More...
Trump’s Tariffs Cast Long Shadow on G-7 Summit Discourse - WSJ
2018-06-08 www.wsj.com QUEBEC CITY—Leaders from the world’s Group of Seven industrialized countries will start their summit Friday by dealing upfront with the elephant in the room: U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum produce... Read More...
Tariffs and Trump: War of words ahead of G7 summit - BBC News
2018-06-08 www.bbc.com Leaders of the G7 group are gathering in Canada for what could be one its most acrimonious summits in years.... Read More...
France’s Macron threatens rare rebuke of U.S. at G-7, Trump fires back
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热点聚焦:保护主义政策弊端初现 美国数十亿美元太阳能投资搁浅 | 路透中文网
2018-06-08 cn.reuters.com 路透6月7日 - 太阳能项目开发商告诉路透,特朗普总统对进口太阳能面板征税的决定,导致美国可再生能源公司取消或冻结了超过25亿美元的大型安装项目投资,还有数以千计的工作岗位被取消。... Read More...
Why Facebook’s tie-up with Chinese smartphone giant Huawei is the sum of all fears in US | South China Morning Post
2018-06-08 www.scmp.com Amid the uproar over Facebook’s admission that it shared user data with Chinese device makers is an undercurrent of tension between the United States and China over technological dominance.... Read More...
After Scrutinizing Facebook, Congress Turns to Google Deal With Huawei - WSJ
2018-06-08 www.wsj.com Members of Congress have begun scrutinizing Google’s relationship with China’s Huawei Technologies Co.—roping another Silicon Valley giant into Washington’s escalating digital cold war with Beijing.... Read More...
China's ZTE apologizes, pledges reboot after agreeing to pay $1 billion fine to US
2018-06-08 www.cnbc.com The chairman of ZTE apologized to staff and customers on Friday after the Chinese technology firm agreed to pay a $1 billion fine to the United States to end a ban that has crippled key businesses, in... Read More...
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said to favour less sweeping investment curbs on China | South China Morning Post
2018-06-06 www.scmp.com The US Treasury Department wants President Donald Trump to rely on legislation to tighten scrutiny of Chinese investments in America instead of an executive move imposing sweeping new limits, accordin... Read More...
Why NBA star LeBron James is a player in the US-China trade war discussions | South China Morning Post
2018-06-06 www.scmp.com While LeBron James and Stephen Curry are battling on the basketball court in the US National Basketball Association (NBA) finals, they’re also on the front court of the US-China trade tussle.... Read More...
America's Wells, Mines and Farms Targeted by China Trade Offer - Bloomberg
2018-06-06 www.bloomberg.com American crude drillers, coal miners and farmers are set to be among the beneficiaries of the Trump Administration’s trade pressure on China.... Read More...
Exclusive: China's ZTE signed preliminary agreement to lift U.S. ban: sources | Reuters
2018-06-06 www.reuters.com (Reuters) - ZTE Corp (000063.SZ) has signed an agreement in principle that would lift a U.S. Commerce Department ban on buying from U.S. suppliers, allowing China’s No. 2 telecommunications equipment ... Read More...
China Offers to Buy Nearly $70 Billion of U.S. Products to Fend Off Trade Tariffs
2018-06-06 www.wsj.com China offered to purchase nearly $70 billion of U.S. farm, manufacturing and energy products if the Trump administration abandons threatened tariffs, according to people briefed on the latest negotiat... Read More...
Why Trump's Trade War Isn't Worrying Wall Street Economists, Yet - Bloomberg
2018-06-05 www.bloomberg.com President Donald Trump’s zeal for tariffs has yet to derail the global economic outlook.... Read More...
China threatens retaliation after trade talks end in impasse - CBS News
2018-06-05 www.cbsnews.com BEIJING, CHINA - NOVEMBER 9: Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross arrives at a state dinner at the Great Hall of the People on November 9, 2017 in Beijing, China. Trump is on a 10-day trip to Asia.... Read More...
China to issue more cotton import quotas amid U.S. trade talks | Reuters
2018-06-04 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - China is set to boost its imports of cotton by issuing additional import quotas to mills, said the China Cotton Association on Monday, a move seen by the market as another step tow... Read More...
China says in principle door is open to talks with U.S. on trade | Reuters
2018-06-04 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s door to talks is open in principle, the country’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday, a day after Beijing warned that any trade and business deals reached with Washington woul... Read More...
Trade Tensions Intensify as Allies Rebuke U.S., Testing Trump Ahead of G-7
2018-06-04 www.wsj.com Trump administration shows no sign of backing down from tariffs in face of pushback... Read More...
U.S., China End Latest Trade Talks Without Settlement
2018-06-04 www.wsj.com The U.S. and China moved closer to imposing tariffs on one another as negotiators made little progress in talks and Beijing threatened that it won’t abide by a deal on farm and other products if the U... Read More...
White House to Impose Metal Tariffs on E.U., Canada and Mexico
2018-06-01 www.nytimes.com WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said on Thursday that it would impose steep tariffs on metals imported from its closest allies, provoking retaliation against American businesses and consumers an... Read More...
It Just Got Harder for Chinese People to Secure U.S. Visas
2018-05-31 www.wsj.com WASHINGTON—The Trump administration has ordered State Department officials in China to take a tougher approach to visa applications by Chinese citizens, according to a person familiar with the policy,... Read More...
US trade adviser undercuts claim that trade war is ‘on hold’ as Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross preps for Beijing | South China Morning Post
2018-05-31 www.scmp.com US President Donald Trump’s top trade adviser undercut Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Washington’s position with respect to China on Wednesday, calling Mnuchin’s declaration of a pause in trade ... Read More...
Trump's Latest Push Against China Is Driven by Congress - Bloomberg
2018-05-31 www.bloomberg.com President Donald Trump appeared to revert to campaign form this week on China. Not even two weeks after his Treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, said the trade war with China was on hold, his White Hou... Read More...
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2018-05-31 www.ftchinese.com 中美贸易争端一波三折。五月中旬刘鹤访美,双方在两天之内达成共识,并发布中美贸易联合声明,缓解了全球金融市场的紧张情绪。然而5月29日白宫发表声明表示继续推进301调查的三项制裁措施,包括对500亿美元自华进口征收25%的关税。市场担忧贸易战卷土重来,不过美方同时派出了代表团抵京与中国政府就经贸问题进行磋商。因此,贸易争端进入了边喊打边谈判的状态。... Read More...
China is reportedly looking to align with other countries in trade war
2018-05-31 www.cnbc.com China is reportedly looking to line up other countries against the U.S. in a pending trade war after the White House took an unexpected move forward on tariffs a day earlier, the Wall Street Journal s... Read More...
US officials plan to limit visas for Chinese tech students
2018-05-31 www.cnbc.com The Trump administration plans to shorten the length of validity for some visas issued to Chinese citizens, the State Department said Tuesday, as President Donald Trump works to counter alleged theft ... Read More...
Beijing agrees to loosen foreign investment ‘negative list’
2018-05-31 www.ft.com Beijing said it would issue a list of planned relaxations on foreign investment by June 30, meeting a key US demand just 48 hours before US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross is due in Beijing to lead a t... Read More...
China says reserves right to retaliate to U.S. actions against its investments | Reuters
2018-05-31 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States’ measures against China’s investments are against World Trade Organization rules, and China reserves the right to take countermeasures, the commerce ministry said... Read More...
China's state media slam U.S. trade announcement, say Beijing ready to fight | Reuters
2018-05-30 www.reuters.com SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s state media on Wednesday lashed into a U.S. announcement that it would press ahead with restrictions on investment by Chinese companies, saying Beijing was ready t... Read More...
Foreign business in China fears US trade blowback
2018-05-30 www.ft.com As the threat of a trade war between the US and China still looms, foreign companies operating on the mainland are profoundly ambivalent.... Read More...
Trump, Stung by Being Attacked as Soft on China, Pushes Ahead on Tariffs
2018-05-30 www.nytimes.com President Trump, stung by criticism that he has gone soft on China and less worried about Beijing’s ability to disrupt a potential summit meeting with North Korea, reversed course on Tuesday and decla... Read More...
U.S. Tariff Threat Could Scuttle Planned Trade Talks With China
2018-05-30 www.wsj.com The White House’s surprise decision to move forward with tariffs and other sanctions against China threatens to derail trade talks scheduled for this weekend, according to people with knowledge of the... Read More...
U.S. and China clash over 'technology transfer' at WTO | Reuters
2018-05-29 www.reuters.com GENEVA (Reuters) - Chinese and U.S. envoys sparred at the World Trade Organization on Monday over U.S. President Donald Trump’s claims that China steals American ideas, the subject of two lawsuits and... Read More...
Exclusive: Poultry push: U.S. seeks end to China import ban - sources | Reuters
2018-05-29 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States is pushing China to drop a ban on U.S. poultry imports as part of trade talks, according to three sources briefed on the matter, eyeing a potential $600 million m... Read More...
ZTE sidelines two more senior executives amid US-China negotiations on export ban | South China Morning Post
2018-05-29 www.scmp.com ZTE Corp has sidelined two senior executives amid ongoing negotiations between the US and China over an export ban that has threatened the survival of the Chinese telecommunications equipment supplier... Read More...
Chinese buyers find tight U.S. sorghum supply after trade spat | Reuters
2018-05-29 www.reuters.com CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chinese grain merchants seeking to resume purchases of U.S. sorghum after an anti-dumping probe by Beijing that had halted trade between the world’s biggest buyer and seller of the... Read More...
Trump's Shifts on China Underscore Fragile State of Trade Talks - Bloomberg
2018-05-24 www.bloomberg.com President Donald Trump’s shifting positions on economic negotiations with China are confusing investors and once again raising the prospect of a trade war between the world’s two largest economies.... Read More...
Trump urges a new 'structure' for U.S.-China trade deal | Reuters
2018-05-24 www.reuters.com WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has signaled a new direction in U.S.-China trade talks and said any deal would need “a different structure,” fueling uncertainty over current negotia... Read More...
China Inc returns to U.S. soybean market as trade tensions ease | Reuters
2018-05-24 www.reuters.com BEIJING/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - China’s state grain stockpiler has returned this week to the U.S. soybean market for the first time since early April, a sign Beijing is preparing to resume purchases as ... Read More...
Trump Administration Looks Into New Tariffs on Imported Vehicles - WSJ
2018-05-24 www.wsj.com WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is using national-security laws to consider imposing new tariffs on vehicle and auto-parts imports, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.... Read More...
US disinvites China from multinational military exercise
2018-05-24 www.cnbc.com The Pentagon says it has uninvited China from a multinational military exercise to be held this summer in the Pacific.... Read More...
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2018-05-22 www.ft.com France has warned that a trade deal between the US and China must not harm the EU, as the bloc seeks exemption from Washington’s planned tariffs on aluminium and steel next month.... Read More...
U.S., China Agree on Outline to Settle ZTE Controversy - WSJ
2018-05-22 www.wsj.com The U.S. and China have agreed on the broad outline of a deal that would save imperiled Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp., according to people with knowledge of the matter in both countries, as the two ... Read More...
Legislation to Curb Chinese Deals Moves Through Congress - WSJ
2018-05-18 www.wsj.com As President Donald Trump sought to forge a delicate China trade deal on Thursday, lawmakers from both sides of Congress looked set to advance a bill that would give the U.S. greater power to block de... Read More...
China looks to Merkel visit to boost 'mutual trust' amid global trade concerns | Reuters
2018-05-18 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit China next week, Chinese officials said on Friday, at a time of rising global concern about protectionist trade measures undermining grow... Read More...
China's buyers balk at U.S. corn on trade fears, GMO controls | Reuters
2018-05-18 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s purchases of U.S. corn have slowed significantly due to worries the grain might be drawn into the trade spat between the world’s two largest economies, and as Chinese custo... Read More...
China offers trade olive branch by scrapping tariffs on US sorghum
2018-05-18 www.ft.com China’s Commerce ministry has axed anti-dumping penalties imposed on US sorghum imports, bolstering hopes that the world’s two largest economies can seal an interim trade agreement when negotiations r... Read More...
China, Signaling Thaw With U.S. Over Trade, Approves Toshiba Microchip Deal
2018-05-18 www.nytimes.com In a prelude to an easing of trade tensions between Washington and Beijing, Chinese officials ended a monthslong delay by approving Toshiba’s sale of a majority stake in its lucrative microchip unit t... Read More...
China retreats from U.S. sorghum probe amid global market havoc | Reuters
2018-05-18 www.reuters.com BEIJING (Reuters) - China dropped its anti-dumping probe into imports of U.S. sorghum on Friday, beating a hasty retreat from a dispute that wreaked chaos across the global grain market and raised con... Read More...
China Casts Doubt on Report of $200 Billion Trade Deficit Offer - Bloomberg
2018-05-18 www.bloomberg.com China cast doubt on reports that it had offered to reduce its annual trade surplus with the U.S. by $200 billion through increased imports of American products.... Read More...
Senate Democrats Warn Trump Over Any Deal on China’s ZTE - WSJ
2018-05-16 www.wsj.com WASHINGTON—A trio of Senate Democrats on Tuesday urged President Donald Trump to reconsider providing any relief to China’s ZTE Corp., saying that any potential deal could undermine American national ... Read More...
U.S. 'looking for a deal' with China on trade: White House adviser | Reuters
2018-05-16 www.reuters.com WASHINGTON/TOKYO (Reuters) - The United States is seeking a trade deal with China, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday as talks between the world’s two economic powerhouses resum... Read More...
CGCC Provides Testimony at Public Hearing on the Proposed Section 301 Tariffs on Chinese Imports and Voices for the Legal Rights and Interests of Chinese Enterprises
2018-05-15 CGCC China General Chamber of Commerce-USA (CGCC) provided oral testimony at the public hearing in Washington D.C. held by Section 301 Committee regarding the proposed tariffs on approximately $50 billion ... Read More...
Public Comment Submission by the China General Chamber of Commerce - USA (CGCC)
2018-05-15 CGCC On behalf of Chinese enterprises in the U.S., it is our opinion that the Report made arbitrary assumptions of facts to reach a predetermined conclusion without any actual evidentiary support. We belie... Read More...
Testimony by the China General Chamber of Commerce - USA
2018-05-15 CGCC On behalf of Chinese businesses in the U.S., the China General Chamber of Commerce – USA (CGCC) appreciates this opportunity to provide our comments to the recent Section 301 Report on China’s Acts, P... Read More...
How the U.S. economy already feels the tariff squeeze
2018-05-01 Wall Street Journal The ambiguity in the trade talks between the U.S. and other countries is leading companies to delay hiring and spending plans.... Read More...
US-China Business Council Releases State Exports Report: US Exports to China Outpace Export Growth to Rest of World, but Trade Barriers Frustrate Full Market Access
2018-05-01 US China Business Council Following two years of decline, export from the U.S. to China has increased in 2017 of nearly $128 billion, supporting more than 1 million American jobs. China is among the top five goods and service... Read More...
Treasury’s foreign exchange report: another missed opportunity to address trade imbalances
2018-04-17 Peterson Institute for International Economics President Trump has made reducing the large US trade deficit his priority, yet he is delegating this duty to officials who lack any useful tools to impact the trade imbalance. Tariffs are the wrong t... Read More...
Trump China tariffs could hike prices for TVs, batteries by 23%, study shows
2018-04-17 USA Today American shoppers would pay about 23% more for TVs, computer monitors, batteries and printer ink and cartridges made in China if President Trump follows through on a tariff he has threatened to impose... Read More...
The element of surprise is a bad strategy for a trade war
2018-04-16 Peterson Institute for International Economics President Trump is now deploying the “element of surprise” in his trade war strategy, and in particular how he is imposing tariffs on China. This is not a good strategy because the United States has l... Read More...
Quotation of the day on the mercantilist-in-chief’s backward, upside-down ‘theory’ of international trade
2018-04-15 American Enterprise Institute Visiting Harvard scholar Robert Barro wrote on the Wall Street Journal, commenting that Trump’s straightforward theory of international trade suggests that the logic is backward. Trump’s theory is th... Read More...
Will China’s new trade/debt diplomacy strategy reshape the world?
2018-04-12 Center for a New American Security Mr. Cronin, Senior Director at Asia-Pacific Security Program, states that ambiguous “Belt and Road Initiative” still appears a mean by which China may dominate twenty first-century global supply chain... Read More...
Trade With China Isn't Our Top Economic Challenge. Donald Trump Should Tackle Automation
2018-04-12 Council on Foreign Relations The article highlighted that tariffs are going to harm American citizens. The tariffs will drive up consumer prices, increase costs for manufacturers and, finally, it could trigger a trade war. The ... Read More...
Business groups tell Congress to adopt a long-term strategy toward China trade
2018-04-12 Inside Trade The heads of three business associations told members of the Senate Finance trade subcommittee on Wednesday that a long-term strategy to deal with Beijing’s trade practices must quickly be adopted if ... Read More...
Dozens of industry groups appeal to Ways & Means leaders on Section 301 tariffs
2018-04-12 Inside Trade A broad group of industry associations is warning congressional leaders that planned tariffs aimed at combating Chinese intellectual property and tech transfer policies could be ineffective – and harm... Read More...
Trade With China Isn't Our Top Economic Challenge. Donald Trump Should Tackle Automation
2018-04-12 Council on Foreign Relations The nation’s central economic challenge is not trade. It is the rapid pace of technological change — through automation, robotics and digitization — that is changing millions of jobs and has left too ... Read More...
Trump’s trade spat: Time for a reboot
2018-04-11 Brookings Much of the discourse around U.S.-China trade tensions in the U.S. media and in my interactions with U.S. officials has treated the matter as if it were a single-player game, with the United States si... Read More...
Trade-policy folly: 5 ways President Trump’s efforts to placate the farm lobby are misguided
2018-04-11 American Enterprise Institute While it is easy to sympathize with U.S. farmers who are likely to be damaged by the administration’s trade proposals, and dangling the possibility of aid might placate the farm lobby, compensating fa... Read More...
Trump's New Tool To Punish China Economically
2018-04-05 Center for a New American Security Recent press reports indicate that Trump is planning to use a new tool to pressure China: The International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA), also known as the U.S. “sanction statute”. The IEEPA ... Read More...
In a U.S.-China trade war, who has more to lose?
2018-04-05 The Washington Post China has more to lose economically in an all-out trade war. The Chinese economy is dependent on exports, and nearly 20 percent of its exports go to the United States. But in politics, Trump has pro... Read More...
Fear of 'disastrous situation' in farm economy as China targets huge US soybean business
2018-04-05 CNBC Fears of an expanded trade war with China are spreading across the farm economy after Beijing announced it might slap a 25 percent tariff on American soybeans and other farm products. China buys roug... Read More...
A potential trade war is scary, but the US has a legitimate beef with China
2018-04-05 CNBC The U.S. is coming off as the agitator in what could turn into a global trade war. Yet in many ways, it is simply responding to what indeed has been an uneven playing field for decades. What the Whit... Read More...
Shrinking the Pie: The US-China Tariff War Could Get a Whole Lot Worse
2018-04-05 Atlantic Council If Trump’s administration imposes additional tariffs on Chinese products worth about $50 billion, China is forced to retaliate. In this regard, China imposed the tariffs on April 2 in response to US t... Read More...
U.S. Can't Count on Winning a Trade War With China
2018-04-05 Bloomberg 贸易战中,特朗普对中国产品征收高额关税,除引发中国报复性关税影响美国农业州经济 和美国大型制造商,包括:苹果、波音、通用汽车对中国的出口外,其政策本身还使进口中国原料 (刚和铝)的美国相关产业受害。美国在原料产地和销售市场无法轻易发生转移的情况下,想通过贸 易壁垒迫使中国在贸易政策和货币政策方面做出调整对自身经济也将产生损害。... Read More...
More than Soybeans: Trump’s Section 301 Tariffs and China’s Response
2018-04-04 Peterson Institute for International Economics The article analyzes the impact on the economy of the tit-for-tat tariffs imposed by and between China and the U.S. Trump’s tariffs would cover products in which US imports from China were worth an e... Read More...
Trump and Xi Agree: Short-Term Gain for Long-Term Pain
2018-04-04 Council on Foreign Relations The article analyses the impact of the Trump administration on the traditional Chinese policymaking community. President Trump has introduced something new: not only unpredictability but also a comple... Read More...
U.S. Farmers Likely To Be Among Hardest Hit By Chinese Tariffs
2018-04-04 NPR China has become the largest customer for America's farm products, buying well over $20 billion per year. China bought more than $1 billion in U.S. pork last year. The tariffs threaten 25% tariff on p... Read More...
Goldman Sachs Interview: Excerpt from Top of Mind Issue 66: Trade Wars Equity 2.0
2018-04-04 Rhodium Group Narrative that Chinese pressure on US firms to transfer their technology in order to secure their place in China has amounted to a huge and unjust transfer of wealth, it does have merit. Daniel Rosen ... Read More...
Why a trade war with China would hurt the U.S. and its allies, too
2018-04-04 Brookings The article emphasizes that any trade war between the United States and China, will have impact on third countries. “Chinese product” that the United States imports has a lot of value-added from count... Read More...
Is America Ready for a Trade War with China?
2018-04-04 Kissinger Institute on China and the United States The article focuses on the Chinese riposte to the U.S. tariffs. The author pointed out that there will be long and hard negotiations between the countries. The article sums up to main ideas: a) ... Read More...
China cites Deutsche Bank report to dispute US trade deficit numbers
2018-04-04 The Economic Times A recent report by Deutsche Bank points out that the trade deficit doesn't account for hundreds of billions of dollars in sales made by subsidiaries that the US companies run in China. "The German b... Read More...
China Tariffs Could Wreck Republicans in November
2018-04-04 Bloomberg News China on Wednesday said it would issue 25 percent retaliatory levies on roughly $50 billion of U.S. imports, including soybeans, cars, chemicals and aircraft. These levies appear to be targeted at sta... Read More...
How Trump’s Tariffs Could Really Hurt China
2018-04-04 The Wall Street Journal It’s finally happened: U.S. President Donald Trump’s team has detailed $50 billion of tariffs on Chinese imports ranging from television sets to grenade launchers. China has responded in kind, with $5... Read More...
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross: China tariffs amount to only 0.3% of US GDP
2018-04-04 CNBC Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told CNBC on Wednesday that China's new tariffs "amount to about three-tenths of a percent of our GDP. So, it's hardly a life-threatening activity," Ross said in a "Squa... Read More...
US-China Business Council statement on proposed Section 301 tariffs
2018-04-03 US China Business Council US-China Business Council president John Frisbie believes that the government has identified two correct areas of focus, namely, the Chinese technology transfer practices and protection of intellectua... Read More...
Hits and Misses in Trump’s New China Trade Policy
2018-04-02 Heritage foundation Trump’s WTO approach will be a long process, but it is very likely to succeed. America has a nearly perfect track record with the WTO and that usually when proper channels at the WTO are utilized, Chi... Read More...
Pork with a Side of Tariffs
2018-04-02 Atlantic Council China in imposing $3b tariff is showing willingness and ability to retaliate, while leaving areas of trade such as soybeans, which tariffs will have significant economic impact, untouched for now and ... Read More...
洛杉矶中资企业协会会长:特朗普政府开错“贸易药方”
2018-03-29 中国新闻网 针对美国总统特朗普近日做出对“中国制造”加税、对“中国投资”限制的决定,长期投身于中美经贸合作的张旭明28日在美国洛杉矶表示,特朗普政府的这剂“药方”显然是开错了。... Read More...
Interview: Unilateral sanctions can't cure U.S. trade deficit, says trade expert
2018-03-29 Xinhua Net NEW YORK, March 29 (Xinhua) -- Unilateral sanctions can't resolve the U.S. trade deficit problem but will instead significantly hurt businesses and consumers in both the United States and China, a tra... Read More...
CGCC Statement Regarding the Results of Section 301 Investigation
2018-03-27 CGCC Official website New York – China General Chamber of Commerce–USA (CGCC) is deeply concerned about the proposed actions of increasing tariffs on Chinese imports and adding restrictions on Chinese investments announced... Read More...
Local U.S. Officials Woo Chinese Investment Despite Trump Threat
2018-03-27 Bloomberg News With the Trump administration acting to squeeze China on trade, U.S. governors and mayors are delivering a different message to Chinese businesses looking to invest: Bring it on.... Read More...
中行美国区行长:靠关税保护生存的产业没长期竞争力
2018-03-26 人民日报 近日,美国总统特朗普在白宫签署总统备忘录,宣布将对价值600亿美元的中国进口产品征收关税,并对中国的技术转让和收购施加限制,引发了全球金融市场震荡。从特朗普政府近期采取的一连串对华“鹰派”贸易举措可以看出,美国政府将中美贸易不平衡的原因归咎于中国。但事实是这样吗?怎么看待中美贸易不平衡问题?中美经贸合作应该如何发展?记者采访了中国银行美国地区行长、美国中国总商会会长徐辰。... Read More...
美国中国总商会会长:中美贸易失衡根源不在中国
2018-03-24 海外网 近日,美国总统特朗普在白宫签署总统备忘录,宣布将对价值600亿美元的中国进口产品征收关税,并对中国的技术转让和收购施加限制,引发了全球金融市场震荡。从特朗普政府近期采取了一连串的对华“鹰派”贸易举措可以看出,美国政府将中美贸易不平衡的原因归咎于中国,但事实是这样吗?怎么看待中美贸易不平衡问题?新时代中美经贸合作如何发展?身为在美中资银行负责人、美国中国总商会会长的徐辰,结合自身工作经历,对这些问题... Read More...
美国中国总商会会长:贸易保护主义必伤害美自身利益
2018-03-24 中国新闻网 中新社纽约3月23日电 美国总统特朗普22日宣布将对部分中国商品加征大规模关税并限制中资投资美国。对此,美国中国总商会会长徐辰撰文称,美国贸易赤字有其内在原因,若推行贸易保护主义必将伤害美国消费者自身的利益。... Read More...
徐辰:对华征额外关税等于向美国消费者加税
2018-03-23 新浪专栏 惩罚性行动将给美国企业和消费者带来严重后果:对从中国进口的商品和服务征收额外关税等同于向美国消费者加税,贸易政策要最大限度地考虑广大消费者的利益。如钢铁和铝制品的原材料价格很大程度上会影响到美国的主要产业如罐装啤酒和汽车的售价。... Read More...
What They Are Saying: Support For President Donald J. Trump’s Section 301 Trade Actions
2018-03-23 The White House Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY): “President Trump is exactly right this afternoon to propose a plan designed to punish China for its most flagrant trade abuses. I’ve called for such action... Read More...
Following President Trump’s Section 301 Decisions, USTR Launches New WTO Challenge Against China
2018-03-23 Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) Washington, DC – The United States is taking action at the World Trade Organization (WTO) to address China’s unfair technology practices that run counter to WTO rules.... Read More...
Here’s what people don’t say about the US trade deficit with China
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Section 301 Fact Sheet
2018-03-22 Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) Following a Memorandum from President Trump, on August 18, 2017, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) initiated an investigation under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 into the government of China... Read More...
FINDINGS OF THE INVESTIGATION INTOCHINA’S ACTS, POLICIES, AND PRACTICESRELATED TO TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER,INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, AND INNOVATIONUNDER SECTION 301 OF THE TRADE ACT OF 1974
2018-03-22 Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) This investigation has been brought under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (the Trade Act). 1 Section 301 is a key enforcement tool that may be used to address a wide variety of unfair... Read More...
President Trump Announces Strong Actions to Address China’s Unfair Trade
2018-03-22 Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) Washington, DC – Today President Trump announced his decisions on the actions the Administration will take in response to China’s unfair trade practices covered in the USTR Section 301 investigation o... Read More...
Remarks by President Trump at Signing of a Presidential Memorandum Targeting China’s Economic Aggression
2018-03-22 The White House THE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you everybody. This has been long in the making. You’ve heard many, many speeches by me and talks by me, and interviews where I talk about unfair trade practices. We’ve ... Read More...
Presidential Memorandum on the Actions by the United States Related to the Section 301 Investigation
2018-03-22 The White House On August 14, 2017, I directed the United States Trade Representative (Trade Representative) to determine whether to investigate China’s laws, policies, practices, or actions that may be unreasonable ... Read More...
Letter to President Trump from 45 trade associations representing some of the largest companies in the US
2018-03-18 45 Trade Associations As representatives of the U.S. business community, we continue to have serious concerns regarding China’s trade policies and practices, including market access barriers and statedirected investment po... Read More...
Comment from CGCC at the Section 301 Public Hearing on Octorber 10, 2017 in Washington DC
2017-10-10 Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) Proposed Testimony by the China General Chamber of Commerce - USA Relating to the Section 301 Investigation: China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property... Read More...
Public Comment at the Section 301 Public Hearing on Octorber 10, 2017 in Washington DC
2017-10-10 Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) The United States Trade Representative has initiated an investigation pursuant to the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (the Trade Act), to determine whether acts, policies, and practices of the Governmen... Read More...
How the U.S. economy already feels the tariff squeeze
0000-00-00 Wall Street Journal The ambiguity in the trade talks between the U.S. and other countries is leading companies to delay hiring and spending plans.... Read More...
US-China Business Council Releases State Exports Report: US Exports to China Outpace Export Growth to Rest of World, but Trade Barriers Frustrate Full Market Access
0000-00-00 US China Business Council Following two years of decline, export from the U.S. to China has increased in 2017 of nearly $128 billion, supporting more than 1 million American jobs. China is among the top five goods and service... Read More...
Treasury’s foreign exchange report: another missed opportunity to address trade imbalances
0000-00-00 Peterson Institute for International Economics President Trump has made reducing the large US trade deficit his priority, yet he is delegating this duty to officials who lack any useful tools to impact the trade imbalance. Tariffs are the wrong t... Read More...
The element of surprise is a bad strategy for a trade war
0000-00-00 Peterson Institute for International Economics President Trump is now deploying the “element of surprise” in his trade war strategy, and in particular how he is imposing tariffs on China. This is not a good strategy because the United States has l... Read More...
Trump China tariffs could hike prices for TVs, batteries by 23%, study shows
0000-00-00 USA Today American shoppers would pay about 23% more for TVs, computer monitors, batteries and printer ink and cartridges made in China if President Trump follows through on a tariff he has threatened to impose... Read More...

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