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US President Joe Biden delivers remarks as he takes part in a Munich Security Conference virtual event from the East Room at the White House in Washington.(REUTERS)

Chinese official calls for 'joint efforts' in China-US trade

AP | | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 03:27 PM IST
  • Washington and Beijing have raised tariffs on billions of dollars of each other's goods, disrupting global trade.
Under Trump's deal, Beijing agreed to escalate purchases of American agricultural goods and other products in exchange for relief from US tariffs.
Under Trump's deal, Beijing agreed to escalate purchases of American agricultural goods and other products in exchange for relief from US tariffs.

Donald Trump’s trade deal with China is ‘under review,’ White House says

Bloomberg |
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2021 10:01 PM IST
  • The trade deal Trump signed a year ago was one of his proudest accomplishments until the novel coronavirus spread from China to the US. Biden was able to cast the agreement as a sign Trump was too focused on his own political achievements, even as the world was on the brink of a deadly pandemic.
U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on strengthening American manufacturing with U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. President Biden will sign an executive order today to boost federal agencies' purchases of U.S. products, fulfilling a campaign pledge to lay out a "Buy American" plan. Photographer: Kevin Dietsch/UPI/Bloomberg(Bloomberg)
U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on strengthening American manufacturing with U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. President Biden will sign an executive order today to boost federal agencies' purchases of U.S. products, fulfilling a campaign pledge to lay out a "Buy American" plan. Photographer: Kevin Dietsch/UPI/Bloomberg(Bloomberg)

Under Joe Biden, China faces renewed trade pressure

AP |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 02:31 PM IST
  • Joe Biden won’t confront Beijing right away, economists say, because he wants to focus on the coronavirus and the economy. But he looks set to renew pressure over trade and technology grievances that prompted President Donald Trump to hike tariffs on Chinese imports in 2017.
US allies around the world have been eagerly awaiting indications of Joe Biden’s approach to China(AP)
US allies around the world have been eagerly awaiting indications of Joe Biden’s approach to China(AP)

US pushes China to cease pressure on Taiwan

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 02:52 PM IST
The wording appears to indicate some continuity with former US President Donald Trump’s willingness to engage with Taiwan, at the risk of provoking the Chinese government, which sees the island as part of its territory.
Comac’s C919, a narrow-body alternative to Boeing’s 737 model and Airbus’s A320, is in its test phase. About 60% of the main suppliers to the C919 are American companies.(Reuters file photo)
Comac’s C919, a narrow-body alternative to Boeing’s 737 model and Airbus’s A320, is in its test phase. About 60% of the main suppliers to the C919 are American companies.(Reuters file photo)

Donald Trump blacklisting jolts China’s ambitions to take on Boeing

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 01:58 PM IST
That could be potentially crippling for Comac, which relies on American imports for its jet engines and other parts.
The US ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft is expected to visit Taiwan this week. That will be the first such visit since Taiwan was excluded from the UN in 1971.(AP)
The US ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft is expected to visit Taiwan this week. That will be the first such visit since Taiwan was excluded from the UN in 1971.(AP)

US eases restrictions on contact with Taiwan in jab at China

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 02:24 PM IST
The US will remove decades-old, self-imposed restrictions on how its diplomats and other officials interact with Taiwan, a move that may inflame tensions with Beijing just a little over a week before President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in.
“We believe as long as both can accommodate the other side’s concerns and meet each other half way, we will be able to achieve the targets set by our leaders,” the Foreign Ministry’s Wang Wenbin said on Monday(AP)
“We believe as long as both can accommodate the other side’s concerns and meet each other half way, we will be able to achieve the targets set by our leaders,” the Foreign Ministry’s Wang Wenbin said on Monday(AP)

Joe Biden’s camp adds pressure on EU to hit brakes on China deal

By Bloomberg | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON DEC 22, 2020 11:10 PM IST
Jake Sullivan, national security adviser to US President-elect Joe Biden, weighed in with a tweet late on Monday referencing a story on the proposed EU-China accord. He urged “early consultation with our European partners on our common concerns about China’s economic practices.”
China hit back with reciprocal actions Tuesday against unnamed American officials in the latest back-and-forth, following a US announcement of new visa restrictions on Chinese officials(AP)
China hit back with reciprocal actions Tuesday against unnamed American officials in the latest back-and-forth, following a US announcement of new visa restrictions on Chinese officials(AP)

China accuses US of ‘weaponizing visa policy’, imposes new visa limits

Beijing | By Associated Press | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 06:24 PM IST
The visa action came in response to a State Department announcement Monday that said the US will deny visas to Chinese Communist Party officials whose policies or actions are aimed at repressing religious groups, ethnic minorities, dissidents or others.
President Donald Trump answers questions from reporters during an event about protecting seniors, in the East Room of the White House, Thursday.(AP File Photo)
President Donald Trump answers questions from reporters during an event about protecting seniors, in the East Room of the White House, Thursday.(AP File Photo)

‘China never gave US anything, doesn’t want to see me elected’, says Donald Trump

Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2020 06:26 AM IST
“We are getting billions and billions of dollars, many billions of dollars a month from China,” Trump said, referring to the massive tariffs he has imposed on the import of Chinese products into the US.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.3 per cent to finish at 29,030.22, and the broad-based S&P 500 added 0.2 per cent to 3,289.30.(Reuters File Photo)
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.3 per cent to finish at 29,030.22, and the broad-based S&P 500 added 0.2 per cent to 3,289.30.(Reuters File Photo)

After phase one trade deal with China, US stocks edge to records

New York | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2020 05:34 AM IST
The United States and China, signed Phase 1 of a trade deal on Wednesday, putting on pause a two-year-long trade war that has shaken up the global economy.
China’s move to suspend additional tariffs on US products follows US President Trump’s cancellation of new tariffs on Chinese products as part of a “phase one” trade deal.(REUTERS)
China’s move to suspend additional tariffs on US products follows US President Trump’s cancellation of new tariffs on Chinese products as part of a “phase one” trade deal.(REUTERS)

China suspends planned tariffs on US goods as part of ‘phase one’ trade deal

Beijing | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2019 12:44 PM IST
China’s commerce ministry said on Friday it had agreed with the US a mini-deal that includes a progressive rollback of tariffs and the protection of intellectual property rights.
China's President Xi Jinping, left, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, second from left, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, center, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, second from right, and South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa leave after a meeting during the BRICS emerging economies, Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019.(AP)
China's President Xi Jinping, left, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, second from left, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, center, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, second from right, and South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa leave after a meeting during the BRICS emerging economies, Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019.(AP)

BRICS hit out at protectionist, unilateral measures in swipe at US tariffs

Brasilia | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2019 09:06 AM IST
The United States is locked in a protracted trade war with BRICS titan China, while it also has sanctions on Venezuela, whose president Nicolas Maduro is backed by Beijing and Moscow.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, shakes hands with leaders at the 3rd Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) summit in Bangkok, Thailand.(Reuters photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, shakes hands with leaders at the 3rd Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) summit in Bangkok, Thailand.(Reuters photo)

RCEP explainer: World’s biggest trade pact shapes up without India

Bangkok | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON NOV 05, 2019 05:46 PM IST
The 15 participating countries make up nearly a third of the world’s people (it would have been nearly half with India). RCEP members account for nearly a third of global domestic product, with India’s departure making less of a difference.
Leaders during ASEAN-India summit in Nonthaburi, Thailand.(AP photo)
Leaders during ASEAN-India summit in Nonthaburi, Thailand.(AP photo)

Trade talks in balance at Southeast Asian leaders summit

Bangkok | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2019 04:27 PM IST
Southeast Asian leaders meeting in Thailand hope to make progress on the China-backed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) - which would comprise 16 countries that account for a third of global gross domestic product and nearly half the world’s population.
“Three phases of the trade agreement would be required to address all of China’s “structural deadly sins,” said White House trade adviser Peter Navarro. (representative image)(Reuters Photo)
“Three phases of the trade agreement would be required to address all of China’s “structural deadly sins,” said White House trade adviser Peter Navarro. (representative image)(Reuters Photo)

US-China trade deal in sight after progress in high-level talks

Washington | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2019 10:58 AM IST
The Chinese Commerce Ministry on Friday said the world’s two largest economies had reached “consensus on principles” during a “serious and constructive” telephone call between their main trade negotiators.
US President Donald Trump said this week he hoped to sign an interim trade deal with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during the Nov. 16-17 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Chile.(REUTERS)
US President Donald Trump said this week he hoped to sign an interim trade deal with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during the Nov. 16-17 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Chile.(REUTERS)

Chile’s APEC cancellation raises new hurdle for US-China trade deal

Washington | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2019 02:44 PM IST
The White House said afterwards the United States still expects to sign an initial trade agreement with China next month, but no alternate location had yet been set for Xi and Trump to meet.
Concerns among US tourism agencies have grown as Beijing has warned that Chinese travelers to the United States may face harassment.(Reuters photo)
Concerns among US tourism agencies have grown as Beijing has warned that Chinese travelers to the United States may face harassment.(Reuters photo)

What trade war?: US travel industry to Chinese tourists

Washington | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON OCT 28, 2019 01:38 PM IST
Across the country, the US tourism industry is trying to counter the casualties of the trade war with China that is still raging despite this month’s temporary truce, with attempts being made to provide Chinese tourists with perks to rejuvenate the tourism industry.
Thai exports are said to have struggled this year because of the strength of its currency and the fallout of the US-China trade war.(Bloomberg photo/ Representative Image)
Thai exports are said to have struggled this year because of the strength of its currency and the fallout of the US-China trade war.(Bloomberg photo/ Representative Image)

Thailand sees limited impact from losing US trade benefit

Bloomberg, Bangkok | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2019 07:19 AM IST
The US had earlier said that it would suspend $1.3 billion of benefits under the generalized system of preferences, and that Thai seafood products will be removed from the program.
Trading in emerging market currencies have been subdued owing to various geopolitical uncertainties.(Reuters photo)
Trading in emerging market currencies have been subdued owing to various geopolitical uncertainties.(Reuters photo)

Rupee inches up 3 paise to 70.91 versus US dollar

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2019 07:09 PM IST
At the interbank foreign exchange, the rupee opened lower at 71.01 then fell to 71.03 against the greenback, thus the domestic unit finally settled for the day at 70.91, higher by just 3 paise over its last close.
Sales of apartments also exceeded the numbers racked up for each full year from 2011 to 2018, the consultants’ analysis of transaction data shows.(Representational Image)
Sales of apartments also exceeded the numbers racked up for each full year from 2011 to 2018, the consultants’ analysis of transaction data shows.(Representational Image)

Singapore luxury apartment sales hit 11-year high, driven by Chinese demand

Singapore | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2019 12:50 PM IST
Investors have long viewed Singapore as an island of stability that attracts the super-rich from its less developed Southeast Asian neighbours, as well as multimillionaires from mainland China.
Differences separate Chinese and US negotiators on everything from market access to industrial subsidies as the two sides prepare to meet next month in Washington.(Reuters photo)
Differences separate Chinese and US negotiators on everything from market access to industrial subsidies as the two sides prepare to meet next month in Washington.(Reuters photo)

What China has and hasn’t done to address US trade gripes

Bloomberg | By Kevin Hamlin
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 02:32 PM IST
As trade talks unraveled in acrimony in May, the US blamed China for walking back alleged commitments on issues including forced technology transfers.
US President Donald Trump risks picking a fight with the most powerful names in business by putting them out of China.(Reuters photo)
US President Donald Trump risks picking a fight with the most powerful names in business by putting them out of China.(Reuters photo)

Donald Trump risks big fight with US business over quit China order

Bloomberg | By Bruce Einhorn and Angus Whitley
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2019 05:12 PM IST
Trump and his aides argue he has the right to eject American firms from the world’s largest consumer market. In a tweet Friday, the president told US companies “to immediately start looking for an alternative to China.”
A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing. Bond markets in advanced economies have been signalling rising stress for some time.(AP Photo)
A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing. Bond markets in advanced economies have been signalling rising stress for some time.(AP Photo)

Echoes of 1930s in trade-cum-currency war

livemint | By Tadit Kundu
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2019 02:30 PM IST
The ride ahead won’t be easy for emerging markets such as India if the trade war morphs into a currency war
Chinese investors monitoring stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing on October 31, 2018.(AP File Photo)
Chinese investors monitoring stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing on October 31, 2018.(AP File Photo)

Where to do business in 2019. And where to avoid

Bloomberg | By Angus Whitley and Adrian Leung
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2018 08:41 AM IST
The Doing Business 2019 report shows that India and China have vaulted up rankings with wide-ranging reforms designed to give businesses and entrepreneurs fewer headaches.
Containers sit stacked next to gantry cranes at the Yangshan Deep Water Port in Shanghai.(Bloomberg)
Containers sit stacked next to gantry cranes at the Yangshan Deep Water Port in Shanghai.(Bloomberg)

In trade war with America, China asks India for support

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2018 04:45 PM IST
The two nations need to deepen cooperation to fight trade protectionism and defend the multilateral trading system, says statement by Chinese embassy in Delhi.
Shoppers sit on a bench with a decorated with US flag browsing their smartphones outside a fashion boutique selling US brand clothing at the capital city's popular shopping mall in Beijing.(AP File Photo)
Shoppers sit on a bench with a decorated with US flag browsing their smartphones outside a fashion boutique selling US brand clothing at the capital city's popular shopping mall in Beijing.(AP File Photo)

US, China impose new tariff hikes as trade war intensifies

Beijing | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON SEP 24, 2018 02:59 PM IST
The conflict stems from US President Donald Trump’s complaints Beijing steals or pressures foreign companies to hand over technology.
Cargo stacked on a China Shipping Line freighter at Miami Beach, Florida. The trade war Donald Trump is waging with China is shifting to a new phase as each new volley of tariffs pushes the world’s two biggest economies toward decoupling.(AFP File Photo)
Cargo stacked on a China Shipping Line freighter at Miami Beach, Florida. The trade war Donald Trump is waging with China is shifting to a new phase as each new volley of tariffs pushes the world’s two biggest economies toward decoupling.(AFP File Photo)

US-China trade war spells divorce of world’s biggest economies

By Bloomberg
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2018 11:47 AM IST
“This may be the beginning of the end of a major trend called globalization that created one of the periods of fast growth,” said Tao Dong, vice chairman for Greater China at Credit Suisse Private Banking in Hong Kong.
Alibaba Group co-founder and executive chairman Jack Ma attends the WAIC in Shanghai, China.(Reuters Photo)
Alibaba Group co-founder and executive chairman Jack Ma attends the WAIC in Shanghai, China.(Reuters Photo)

As trade war escalates between US and China, a warning from Jack Ma

By Bloomberg
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2018 06:30 PM IST
China’s richest man said the dispute could last 20 years and persist beyond the presidency of Donald Trump.
China will not be content to only play defence in an escalating trade war with the United States, a widely read Chinese tabloid warned, as president Donald Trump was expected to announce new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods as early as Monday.(AP File Photo)
China will not be content to only play defence in an escalating trade war with the United States, a widely read Chinese tabloid warned, as president Donald Trump was expected to announce new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods as early as Monday.(AP File Photo)

China won’t just play defence in trade war with US: Media

Beijing | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2018 10:54 AM IST
The United States and China have already levied duties on $50 billion worth of each other’s goods in an intensifying row that has jolted global financial markets in the past few months.
Customers walk past an Apple logo inside of an Apple store at Grand Central Station in New York, US.(Reuters File Photo)
Customers walk past an Apple logo inside of an Apple store at Grand Central Station in New York, US.(Reuters File Photo)

Prices of Apple products could go up due to proposed US tariffs, says company

By Bloomberg
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2018 02:49 PM IST
US President Donald Trump said Friday he is considering another $267 billion of tariffs on China, which analysts said will affect virtually every category of consumer goods, to retaliate against what he calls unfair trade practices.
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