Category Archives: trade

China slaps sanctions on US over Hong Kong unrest

Video by Yahoo News – China suspended US warship visits and sanctioned American NGOs on Monday in retaliation for the passage of a bill backing pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. The financial hub has been rocked by nearly six months … Continue reading

Posted in China, trade, United States

The US-China trade war has set in motion an unstoppable global economic transformation

Frederick Kempe, president and CEO, Atlantic Council, in CNBC Opinion – If one strains hard enough to listen in the humid heat of this oil-rich kingdom, one can hear the rumblings of the most profound event for global energy markets … Continue reading

Posted in China, Donald Trump, Economics, trade, United States

China’s economic growth slumps to lowest in 27 years as the trade war hits

Laura He, CNN Business – China’s economic growth has slumped to its lowest level in nearly three decades as the world’s second largest economy feels the effects of a prolonged trade war with the United States. The country’s gross domestic … Continue reading

Posted in China, Economics, trade

China finds new ways to pressure Trump amid trade impasse

Donna Borak of CNN – The Chinese government is ramping up efforts to apply pressure on the United States beyond imposing punitive economic measures as trade negotiations between the two countries remain deadlocked. Beijing has advised its citizens in recent … Continue reading

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Trump steps on his economy wins with renewed China trade threat

Donna Borak and Devan Cole of CNN – President Trump warned Sunday that he would lift tariffs Friday on a bundle of Chinese goods to 25% from the current 10% threshold, reactivating a threat he removed months ago. This is … Continue reading

Posted in China, Controversial, Donald Trump, trade