Economy

US-China trade war, sea row in ASEAN summit spotlight

Jun 22, 2019

Southeast Asian leaders will commit to conclude a long-delayed regional trade pact this year despite lingering odds to fend off risks from a protracted U.S.-China trade war

China rejects threats, tariffs as way to resolve trade war

Jun 20, 2019

China's Commerce Ministry says officials on both sides are preparing for a meeting of Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping next week in Osaka, but that threats and tariffs will not resolve trade tensions between the two biggest economies

Asian shares gain, Shanghai up 2.4%, on Fed rate cut talk

Jun 20, 2019

Asian shares gain, Shanghai up 2.4%, on Fed talk of possible rate cuts

China's trade rep says 'external pressures' can help economy

Jun 13, 2019

Chinese media say the country's top trade negotiator has told a forum in Shanghai that "external pressures" can help the economy

China telecom giant Huawei hints US pressure hurting sales

Jun 11, 2019

China telecom giant Huawei hints US pressure hurting global expansion

Vietnam: China companies using fake 'Made in Vietnam' labels

Jun 10, 2019

Vietnam's government says it is taking more steps to prevent Chinese companies from using illegal "Made in Vietnam" labels to avoid high tariffs that have been imposed by the United States on Chinese goods

China's trade surplus soars, as exports unexpectedly edge up

Jun 10, 2019

Chinese exports edged up in May, but analysts say the monthly rebound is likely to be short-lived

Australian PM: WTO needs mending to keep up with the times

Jun 7, 2019

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the World Trade Organization needs mending to keep up with the times

China says list of 'unreliable' foreign firms coming soon

Jun 6, 2019

China says list of "unreliable" foreign companies coming soon

Asian stocks mixed after Trump threatens Mexico tariffs

Jun 6, 2019

Asian markets mixed after Trump threatens to push ahead with tariffs on Mexican goods

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