Economy

China announces $60B of US goods for tariff retaliation

Aug 3, 2018

China's government has announced a $60 billion list of U.S. goods including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals for retaliation if Washington goes ahead with its latest tariff threat

Global stocks mostly higher ahead of US jobs report

Aug 3, 2018

Stock markets are mostly higher ahead of the release of U.S. jobs data, which is expected to show companies still hiring at a brisk pace in the world's largest economy.

China, ASEAN navies stage 1st emergency drills amid feud

Aug 3, 2018

Chinese and Southeast Asian naval forces have staged their first computer-simulated drills so they can jointly respond to emergencies and to build trust amid the long-seething disputes in the South China Sea

Asian markets flat after Apple value surpasses $1 trillion

Aug 3, 2018

Asian markets flat ahead of US jobs report after Apple value surpasses $1 trillion

China says US tariff threat runs against trend of the times

Aug 3, 2018

China's foreign minister says US threats to hike tariffs run against the trend toward globalization and will hurt US businesses and consumers

China calls draft pact on territorial feud a 'breakthrough'

Aug 2, 2018

China's top diplomat says an initial draft of a proposed pact with Southeast Asia aimed at preventing fighting in the disputed South China Sea was a "breakthrough," and that talks can accelerate without outside interference

Global stocks extend losses on China-US trade worries

Aug 2, 2018

World stocks are falling again on reports that the Trump administration is considering a higher tax rate on Chinese imports, increasing the stakes in the economic powers' trade war.

Asian markets extend losses on China-US trade jitters

Aug 2, 2018

Asian markets track Wall Street losses on jitters over China-US trade

World shares mixed on fears of higher US tariffs on China

Aug 1, 2018

World shares are mixed on uncertainties over trade. News that the U.S. and China may be working to reopen trade talks was overshadowed by reports of plans for even higher tariffs on Chinese imports.

China warns of retaliation if US takes more trade steps

Aug 1, 2018

China has warned it will retaliate if Washington imposes new trade penalties

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