Economy

China sets robust growth target to shore up cooling economy

Mar 5, 2019

China sets robust economic growth target amid trade battle with Washington and plans 7.5 percent rise in military spending

World shares mixed as China indicates support for economy

Mar 5, 2019

World shares mixed as China's targets 6-6.5 percent growth in 2019

Asian shares fall, China's edge up on bullish growth target

Mar 5, 2019

Most Asian shares fall, China's edge higher on bullish growth target

China at the opening of its annual legislative session sets a target of between 6 and 6.5 percent GDP growth for 2019

Mar 5, 2019

China at the opening of its annual legislative session sets a target of between 6 and 6.5 percent GDP growth for 2019

Global stocks rise on reports US, China close to trade deal

Mar 4, 2019

Global stocks rise after report Washington, Beijing are close to agreement to end tariff war

Xi firmly in charge as China turns to legislative season

Mar 4, 2019

Chinese leader Xi Jinping appears firmly in charge despite a slowing economy, ongoing trade war with the U.S. and rumbles of discontent over his concentration of power

Indonesia and Australia sign pact eliminating many tariffs

Mar 4, 2019

Indonesia and Australia signed a free trade agreement that will eliminate many tariffs, allow Australian-owned hospitals to be set up in the giant Southeast Asian country and increase work visas for young Indonesians

Asian stocks rise on reports US, China close to trade deal

Mar 4, 2019

Asian stocks rise after report Washington, Beijing are close to agreement to end tariff war

China considers legal changes on technology to placate US

Mar 4, 2019

China's ceremonial legislature is due to endorse a law meant to help end a bruising tariff war with Washington by discouraging officials from pressuring foreign companies to hand over technology

Officials say Trump overstated Kim's demand on sanctions

Mar 1, 2019

Walking away, and walking it back: Officials say President Trump overstated claim that Kim Jong Un demanded U.S. lift all of its sanctions

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