• Fri, 21 Sep 2018 01:00
    Indonesia ‘wants to stay away from trade war’
    INTERNATIONAL Trade Negotiation director-general Imam Pambagyo of Indonesia’s Trade Ministry has said that Indonesia wants to stay out of a trade war by introducing policies that are committed to fair trade to avoid disputes with other countries.
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:20
    Asian markets ride positive wave on hopes for trade resolution
    Asian markets rose Wednesday as tit-for-tat tariffs by China and the United States were considered lighter than feared, while there are hopes the two sides can eventually hammer out a deal to avert an all-out trade war.
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:48
    China to take countermeasure after US imposes new tariffs
    China will have to take countermeasures to respond to the US' fresh tariff decision, in a move to safeguard the country's legitimate interests and the global free trade order, the Ministry of Commerce said on Tuesday.
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 08:54
    Juncker urges EU to take stronger world role
    In an age of trade wars, terrorism and rising nationalism, Europe must become a global player with a muscular foreign policy to match its economic strength, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker declared Wednesday.
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
    Sex addiction? Trade war? Ask China’s online agony aunts
    Wondering if you have a sex addiction? Have a question about the US-China trade war’s likely impact? Or about whether to buy a house? China’s online question-and-answer mavens like Gu Zhongyi are there for you.
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 15:19
    Asian markets enjoy healthy rally after China-US talks reports
    Hong Kong led a rally in most Asian markets on Thursday following reports that the US had reached out to China in a fresh bid to avert a trade war, providing some much-needed respite to weary investors.
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 14:39
    Asian markets sink on fresh trade fears after Trump remarks
    Hong Kong and Shanghai led a broad sell-off across most Asian markets Monday after Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on all Chinese imports, ramping up fears of an all-out trade war between the world's top two economies.
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 14:33
    Tokyo's Nikkei snaps six-day losing streak on bargain-hunting
    Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index rose on Monday, snapping a six-day losing streak, although investors remained vigilant about a possible escalation in the US-China trade war.
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    Downside risks loom 
    SET Index is not expected to rise and will face limited downside risks this week.  The SET Index plunged more than 30 points last week, under pressure from volatile emerging-market currencies as well as concerns over US-China trade war with a possible third round of revenge and retaliation.
  • Sat, 08 Sep 2018 13:26
    China's trade surplus with US hit new record in August
    China's trade surplus with the United States ballooned to a new record $31 billion in August despite a raft of US tariffs, official data showed Saturday, adding fuel to the flames of a searing trade war.
  • Sat, 08 Sep 2018 10:26
    Trump turns up the heat in trade conflict with China
    President Donald Trump threatened Friday to slap tariffs on all of the Chinese goods imported into the United States, ramping up the already tense trade relations with Beijing amid ongoing talks with Canada and the EU.
  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 15:28
    Asian markets mostly down on China tariff fears
    Most Asian equities sank on Friday as investors fret that the US will ramp up its trade war with China by imposing fresh tariffs, while chip-makers were among the biggest losers following a sharp sell-off in New York.
  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 01:00
    US-China tariff dispute ‘may escalate to full-blown war’
    The direct economic effect of the US-China tariff dispute has so far been limited, though that may change as the countries escalate their rhetoric – and their actions – in what could soon be a full-blown trade war, S&P Global Ratings reported yesterday.
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 14:56
    Asian equities dive as emerging market fears add to trade woes
    Asian markets tumbled Wednesday on growing concerns about emerging market economies, adding to the uncertainty stoked by Donald Trump's trade rows with China and Canada.
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 08:34
    US media list hardest-hit states in trade disputes with China
    A popular business news website in the United States on Monday published a list showing which states of the nation could be hit the most in trade disputes with China.
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