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Economy Oct 18China’s economic growth drops again
China's economic growth slipped to 6% in the three months ending in September, down from the previous quarter's 6.2%.
World Oct 01PHOTOS: China’s Communist Party celebrates 70-year rule amid Hong Kong protests
The celebratory displays highlight Beijing's ambition for strategic influence to match its status as the second-largest global economy.
Nation Sep 13China to lift punitive tariffs on US soybeans, pork
China will suspend tariff hikes on soybeans, pork and some other farm goods, the Xinhua News Agency said, citing the Cabinet planning agency and the Commerce Ministry.
World Sep 05China says trade talks with U.S. to take place in October
The U.S. and China have raised tariffs on billions of dollars of each other's imports, disrupting trade in goods from soybeans to medical equipment and battering traders on both sides.
Nation Sep 02Global stocks mixed after U.S. and China increase tariffs
U.S. stock and markets were closed for the Labor Day holiday, draining some of the energy from global trading. Benchmarks in London, Paris and Shanghai advanced. Tokyo and Hong Kong declined.
Economy Aug 23Trump hikes tariffs on Chinese goods by 5 percentage points
Trump said Friday he is raising previously announced tariffs to 15 percent and 30 percent.
Economy Aug 23China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of U.S. products
The tariffs of 10 percent and 5 percent take effect on two batches of goods Sept. 1 and Dec. 15.
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.