Tag: China-US relations

  • China’s economic slowdown: How worried should we be?

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    The cracks in China’s economy appear to be widening, with signs of weakening growth amid a background of trade tensions. Adding to the worries, China’s stock market was the world’s worst performer last year, ending with a loss of 28%. This week Apple said slowing sales in China meant it would not meet sales expectations, triggering […]

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  • China to ‘cut US car tariff to 15%’

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    China has reportedly proposed cutting tariffs on US-made cars to 15%, the same tax levied on car imports from other countries. Bloomberg reported that China’s cabinet will review the plans, which would undo the 40% import duty China imposed on US cars this summer. The proposal, the timing of which remains uncertain, comes as the two […]

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  • US-China trade war: Deal agreed to suspend new trade tariffs

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    US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed to halt new trade tariffs for 90 days to allow for talks, the US says. At a post-G20 summit meeting in Buenos Aires, Mr Trump agreed not to boost tariffs on $200bn (£157bn) of Chinese goods from 10% to 25% on 1 January. […]

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  • Huawei arrest: China demands release of Meng Wanzhou

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    China is demanding the release of telecoms giant Huawei’s chief financial officer, who has been detained in Canada. Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of the company’s founder, could face extradition to the US. She was arrested in Vancouver on 1 December, but the news was not made public at her request. The charges remain unknown but […]

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  • China-US trade: China vows speedy action on trade commitments

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    Chinese officials have said they are “confident in implementing” trade commitments made to the US “as soon as possible”, without giving details. An ongoing trade war has seen both countries impose duties of billions of dollars on one another’s goods. Over the weekend, a temporary truce was agreed between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President […]

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  • US-China trade war: Deal agreed to suspend new trade tariffs

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    US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed to halt new trade tariffs for 90 days to allow for talks, the US says. At a post-G20 summit meeting in Buenos Aires, Mr Trump agreed not to boost tariffs on $200bn (£157bn) of Chinese goods from 10% to 25% on 1 January. […]

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