• China says will protect interests from 'reckless' U.S. trade threats

    6 monthes ago - By Reuters

    BEIJING/SHANGHAI - China lashed out on Wednesday at renewed threats from the White House on trade, warning that it was ready to fight back if Washington was looking for a trade war, days ahead of a planned visit by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.
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  • Asia-Pacific Daily Briefing: Tariffs Won't Fix U.S. Frustrations with China

    6 monthes ago - By Economy

    The proposed tech tariffs could do more harm than good.
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  • RBS finance chief quits ahead of AGM, possible UK stake sale

    6 monthes ago - By Reuters

    LONDON - Royal Bank of Scotland announced the surprise departure of its finance chief on Wednesday, on the day of its annual shareholder meeting and amid speculation the British government will soon sell some of its controlling stake in the bank.
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  • US companies uneasy about Trump threat but hope for progress

    6 monthes ago - By Chron

    BEIJING - A U.S. business group says American companies in China are uneasy about Washington's threat of export and investment controls in a trade dispute with Beijing but see them as a possible way to achieve fairer operating conditions.
    William Zarit, chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in China, said Wednesday that companies hope Beijing can be persuaded to ease curbs on investment and business activity.
    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is due in Beijing on Saturday after the White House renewed its threat of 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese goods. Washington proposed...
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  • China slams surprise U.S. trade announcement, says ready to fight

    6 monthes ago - By Reuters

    SHANGHAI/BEIJING - China on Wednesday lashed out at Washington's unexpected statement that it will press ahead with tariffs and restrictions on investments by Chinese companies, saying Beijing was ready to fight back if Washington was looking to ignite a trade war.
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