• Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:00
    Global trade slowdown coming whatever US-China outcome
    FOR THE most part the adverse impacts of the US-China trade war were not felt in 2018, despite the series of import tariffs imposed by both countries and the political conflicts that ensued.
    Economy
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 01:00
    How Thailand is affected by US-China trade conflict
    Amid an escalating trade war marked by tariffs and counter-tariffs on exports, the United States and China are in the midst of a 90-day ceasefire to allow both sides to negotiate.  As a leading Asean economy, Thailand faces both challenges and opportunities from the trade war.
    opinion
  • Sat, 15 Dec 2018 15:35
    Trump says 'big' China deal possible after US pressure
    President Donald Trump on Friday predicted a major US-China trade deal in the near future, saying that Beijing's negotiating position had been weakened by the impact of the tariffs war between the world's top two economies.
    business
  • Tue, 11 Dec 2018 03:18
    Tariffs prompt GoPro to pull manufacturing from China
    GoPro on Monday announced plans to pull production of US-bound cameras out of China to avoid tariffs that could push up its prices in a fiercely competitive market.
    business
  • Sat, 08 Dec 2018 16:35
    China's surplus with the US hits new record in November
    China's trade surplus with the United States ballooned to a record $35.6 billion in November, official data showed Saturday, as exports across the Pacific remained strong despite a raft of US tariffs while imports shrank.
    business
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
    China media lauds ‘momentous’ trade truce but questions linger
    China’s state-run media hailed the trade war truce with the United States as “momentous” yesterday but warned of complex negotiations ahead, even as President Donald Trump said Beijing agreed to cut car tariffs.
    opinion
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 17:03
    Trump says China to cut car tariffs in trade truce
    Beijing - China will roll back tariffs on US-made cars, US President Donald Trump said, unveiling another potential breakthrough in a trade war truce that cheered stock markets on Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:05
    US-China call trade war truce but can it last?
    The meeting between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping and the subsequent announcement that new trade tariffs would be suspended at least temporarily appears to have temporarily de-escalated hostilities between the US and China.
    Economy
  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 06:51
    US slams harmful China trade policies, threatens auto tariffs
    US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Wednesday slammed Beijing for failing to offer "meaningful reform" on aggressive trade policies that harm US workers and industry, and threatened tariffs on Chinese autos.
    business
  • Thu, 22 Nov 2018 09:40
    WTO to rule in spat over US tariffs
    The World Trade Organization agreed Wednesday to hear complaints from a range of countries over new US steel and aluminium tariffs, as well as complaints from Washington over retaliatory duties.
    business
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 10:14
    Pence vows tariffs to remain until 'China changes its ways'
    Vice President Mike Pence warned Saturday that US sanctions and pressure on China would remain in place until Beijing reforms its trade practices.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 07:07
    Trump opens door to trade deal with China soon
    President Donald Trump said Friday that China was ready to make a deal to defuse trade tensions, so he might not have to punish the country with more import tariffs.
    business
  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 14:33
    China's exports hold up despite US tariffs
    China's exports to the United States and the rest of the world grew more than expected in October, official data showed Thursday, as its traders apparently rushed shipments across the Pacific ahead of higher tariffs.
    business
  • Thu, 01 Nov 2018 06:59
    GM reports strong profits, lifting shares
    General Motors profits eclipsed expectations in the latest quarter, despite the impact of tariffs and slipping sales volume, as the company unveiled a plan on Wednesday to cut jobs and reduce costs.
    business
  • Wed, 31 Oct 2018 15:00
    China factory activity slows in October amid trade war woes
    Chinese factory activity slowed in October, official data showed Wednesday, adding to a growing list of bad news for the Asian giant as it struggles to maintain economic momentum in the face of US tariffs and a weakening yuan.
    business
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