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ADB raises Asia growth outlook, warns of trade tension risks

Apr 11, 2018

The Asian Development Bank forecasts that developing Asian economies will expand slightly faster this year than had been expected, but it sees concern in the fears that trade tensions between China and the U.S. will escalate

China president's conciliatory trade gesture raises optimism

Apr 10, 2018

China's president offers US possible trade concessions, raising hopes for end to standoff

AP Explains: US targets heart of China's economic blueprint

Apr 10, 2018

President Donald Trump's threat to hike tariffs on technology imports from China strikes at the heart of Beijing's state-led blueprint for prosperity and restoring the nation's greatness

Chinese President Xi Jinping promises to cut auto import duties, ease limits on foreign ownership in auto industry

Apr 10, 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping promises to cut auto import duties, ease limits on foreign ownership in auto industry

China state media say 4 popular news apps suspended

Apr 9, 2018

Chinese state media say four popular news apps have been temporarily removed from the Android store following an order from regulators to tighten control over the spread of information

Global markets rise amid uncertainty over US-China trade

Apr 9, 2018

Global markets have risen amid uncertainty about an escalating U.S.-Chinese trade standoff after President Donald Trump said a settlement was possible but his advisers said other governments might pressure Beijing

China bans exports to North Korea of weapons-related goods

Apr 9, 2018

China has tightened U.N. sanctions over North Korea's missile and nuclear programs by banning sales to Pyongyang of industrial products that can be used to make weapons

Asian markets rise amid uncertainty over US-China trade spat

Apr 9, 2018

Asian markets have risen amid uncertainty about an escalating U.S.-Chinese trade after President Donald Trump said a settlement was possible but his advisers said other governments might pressure Beijing

UN, Singapore concerned about rising trade tensions

Apr 8, 2018

The U.N. secretary-general and the Singaporean foreign minister say they are concerned about trade tensions and rising protectionism across the world.

China says it will 'counterattack with great strength' if Trump acts on new tariff threat, says negotiations impossible

Apr 6, 2018

China says it will 'counterattack with great strength' if Trump acts on new tariff threat, says negotiations impossible

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