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World Aug 06China stabilizes currency but tensions with US remain high
The move came a day after Beijing sent financial markets tumbling by allowing the currency to fall to an 11-year low.
Economy Aug 05Lashing back, China lets yuan drop and halts U.S. farm purchases
The moves, which came four days after President Donald Trump threatened more taxes on Chinese imports, knocked stock markets worldwide into a tailspin.
Economy Aug 02China threatens retaliation for Trump’s planned tariff hike
Trump rattled financial markets with Thursday's surprise announcement of 10% tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese imports, effective Sept. 1.
Economy Jul 15China’s economic growth drops to lowest in 26 years
The world's second-largest economy grew 6.2% over a year ago, down from the previous quarter's 6.4%, government data showed Monday.
Economy Jul 12China imports from U.S. plunge in June amid tariff war
Imports of U.S. goods fell 31% from a year earlier to $9.4 billion, while exports to the American market declined nearly 8%, customs data showed Friday.
Economy May 21U.S. delays Huawei ban, giving tech sector time to adjust
Huawei Technologies Ltd., the biggest maker of network gear for phone carriers, says it has "supply backups" if it loses access to American components.
Economy May 20Huawei faces loss of some Google services after U.S. ban
The Trump administration has targeted China's first global tech brand, ratcheting up disputes with Beijing over technology, trade and cyber-security.
Economy May 14U.S. targets $300 billion of Chinese goods for new tariff hikes
The list of Chinese exports to the U.S. includes laptop computers, saw blades, turbine parts, tuna and garlic.
World May 12Why tariff war threatens Beijing’s global economic ambitions
The United States is a vital customer and source of technology for Chinese makers of electronics, medical equipment and other high-tech exports — industries that the ruling Communist Party sees as the heart of its economic future. Yet to the…
Economy May 10U.S. and China negotiators meet briefly after tariff hike
After a short session on Friday, the lead Chinese negotiator, Vice Premier Liu He, left the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative about midday, though it was not immediately clear whether talks had ended.