Tag: Xi Jinping

  • China sparked an economic miracle-now there’s a fight over its legacy

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    Hong Kong – When Victor Gao was growing up in rural China in 1970s, cars and trucks were so rare he would chase them with the other children through the dirt roads, overjoyed by the strange sight. Today, China is the world’s largest automobile manufacturer, with more than double the capacity of the United States. “I […]

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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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  • Trump’s China car tariffs claim sows confusion

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    A proposed cut by China to tariffs on US car imports created confusion in Washington, a day after it was announced by US President Donald Trump. Beijing has not yet confirmed the move and President Trump’s advisers appeared less certain about the agreement. Uncertainty also surrounded the details of the broader trade war truce struck […]

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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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  • Apec summit ends without statement over US-China division

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    An Asian economic summit has ended without a formal leaders’ statement for the first time because of US-China divisions over trade. Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister Peter O’Neill said “the two big giants in the room” had been unable to agree. He said a chairman’s statement for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit would be […]

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