Financial markets often appear to be much smarter than the wonks observing them: On the very same day US and Chinese trade officials signed Donald Trump’s “Phase One” agreement with much fanfare in the White House, equities traders all around the world just shrugged their shoulders.
Chinese caviar is among the slew of products hit with 25% tariffs by the US.
Vietnam’s economy notched up an “impressive” 7 percent growth this year.
It seems that the trade war has sped up the economic interaction between China and Vietnam along the border.
Singapore’s economy grows just 0.7 percent last year.
Thanks to the concerted efforts of both sides, China and the United States agreed on the text of a phase-one trade deal based on the principle of equality and mutual respect.
Considering China’s dominance in the rare-earth sector, any move by the Chinese government involving these coveted minerals could lead to all sorts of interpretations.
The US economy grew faster than originally reported in the July-September period.
The Chinese economy is facing downward pressure, which brings uncertainty to economic policy.
Despite declaring the Indo-Pacific the single most consequential region for the United States’ future in a Pentagon strategy report earlier this year, the Trump Administration has scaled back the US presence at the Bangkok summit-level gatherings being held on Nov 3 to 4.
Indonesia’s central bank slashes interest rates for the third month in a row.
American businesses are increasingly pessimistic about their prospects in China.
China’s exports fall by 1.0 percent on-year in August.
Some Chinese business sectors report solid first half earnings.
The day after the 12th round of Sino-US trade talks concluded on July 31 in Shanghai, the United States administration announced it would impose 10 percent tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese goods.
With the United States labeling China its foremost, primary and long-term strategic “rival”, and adopting a policy to contain China, China sees the US as the biggest external challenge on road to national rejuvenation.
Washington and Beijing are to revive pivotal talks aimed at ending the trade war.
The United States’ trading partners are at a crossroads. The US trade war with China transitioned to a threateningly precarious stage after the US Treasury Department labeled China a “currency manipulator” in a tit-for-tat response to Beijing’s weakening currency.
Asian equities rise as US delays tariffs on a swathe of Chinese goods.
The China-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has shifted to lending in national currencies in order to reduce the negative impact of the US-driven trade war.
HSBC has said that its greater China chief executive Helen Wong was resigning from the bank
Chinese officials allowed the country’s currency to drop below the psychologically important point of seven to the dollar on Monday.
China says that it had begun purchasing more US farm goods.
Until now, the two super-powers have retaliated by imposing tariffs on products, worth billions USD. This article argues that Cambodia may benefit from the trade war in the short run, but suffer in the long run.
China’s growth slows to its weakest pace in almost three decades.
With a surge in goods being imported into the US from other parts of Asia, Vietnam is shaping as arguably the key beneficiary of the trade war.
The US trade war truce with China has prompted a backlash from lawmakers.
A rap-style music video to promote the Osaka G20 leaders’ summit to be held on 28–29 June contains the lyrics “Let’s talk! Let’s dance! Here is Osaka wonderful city! Let’s conversation! Hard communication! Come on!”.
The US–China trade war has significantly degraded the rules-based trading regime. The upcoming Osaka G20 summit over 28–29 June could send the global trade system either into intensive care or to the coroner.
China accuses the United States of igniting a trade war.