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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...
中国在世贸组织起诉美国301征税措施
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
2018-06-08 www.washingtonpost.com QUEBEC CITY — French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday threatened to join with other world leaders to issue a rare rebuke of the United States at a global summit here this weekend, drawing immedia... Read More...
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
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中国降关税扩进口的空间有多大? - FT中文网
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US officials plan to limit visas for Chinese tech students
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Foreign business in China fears US trade blowback
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Trump, Stung by Being Attacked as Soft on China, Pushes Ahead on Tariffs
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U.S. Tariff Threat Could Scuttle Planned Trade Talks With China
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U.S. and China clash over 'technology transfer' at WTO | Reuters
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Trump Administration Looks Into New Tariffs on Imported Vehicles - WSJ
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US disinvites China from multinational military exercise
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China offers trade olive branch by scrapping tariffs on US sorghum
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China Casts Doubt on Report of $200 Billion Trade Deficit Offer - Bloomberg
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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
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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
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Will China’s new trade/debt diplomacy strategy reshape the world?
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Trade With China Isn't Our Top Economic Challenge. Donald Trump Should Tackle Automation
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Business groups tell Congress to adopt a long-term strategy toward China trade
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Dozens of industry groups appeal to Ways & Means leaders on Section 301 tariffs
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Trade With China Isn't Our Top Economic Challenge. Donald Trump Should Tackle Automation
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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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