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Economy Mar 28New round of U.S.-China trade talks set to begin in Beijing
The meetings are the latest in a rapid-fire series of exchanges seeking to end the conflict that is disrupting trade in goods from soybeans to medical equipment.
Economy Mar 15China’s premier denies Beijing tells tech companies to spy
The statement comes as China faces mounting pressure to repair trade relations with the United States, Europe and other major markets.
Economy Mar 07China tech company Huawei sues over U.S. security law
Huawei is arguing a portion of this year's U.S. military appropriations act that bars the government and its contractors from using Huawei equipment is unconstitutional.
World Feb 18China accuses U.S. of trying to block its tech development
China's government on Monday accused the United States of trying to block its industrial development by alleging that Chinese mobile network gear poses a cybersecurity threat to countries rolling out new internet systems.
World Jan 29China tells U.S. to stop ‘unreasonable crackdown’ on Huawei
China called on the U.S. government on Tuesday to "stop the unreasonable crackdown" on Huawei after the United States stepped up pressure on the tech giant by indicting it on charges of stealing technology and violating sanctions on Iran.
Economy Jan 21China’s economic growth slows to 6.6 percent, a 3-decade low
Growth slowed to 6.6 percent as both the world's appetite for China's exports and domestic consumer spending weakened.
Economy Jan 10No clear path for U.S.-China trade dispute as round of talks ends
China's Ministry of Commerce said the two sides will "maintain close contact" as they try to come to an agreement before a 90-day truce ends.
Economy Jan 09Three days of U.S.-China tariff talks end with no details announced
President Donald Trump tweeted late Tuesday that the talks were "going very well!"…
World Dec 31China factory activity shrinks for the first time in 2 years
China's factory activity shrank in December for the first time in more than two years, an official survey showed Monday, intensifying pressure on Beijing to reverse an economic slowdown as it enters trade talks with the Trump administration.
Economy Dec 14China suspends tariff hike on U.S. cars and auto parts
The suspension is China's first step in response to President Donald Trump's Dec. 1 agreement to suspend U.S. tariff hikes for a similar 90-day period.