• China ‘confident' trade agreement with US can be reached within 90 days - official

    6 days ago - By RT

    Beijing wants to strike a trade deal with Washington within three months, China's commerce ministry announced Thursday in its first comment on US-China trade negotiations since presidents Xi and Trump met in Argentina.
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  • A Resolution To The U.S.-China Trade War Is Not In The Offing

    6 days ago - By NPR

    David Greene talks to William Zarit of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Beijing, about what the pause in the trade war means to Americans doing business in China.
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  • China hails Trump-Xi summit, says 'very confident' in trade deal

    6 days ago - By Reuters

    China on Thursday expressed confidence in striking a trade deal with the United States within their 90-day ceasefire period, praising the recent meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping as highly successful.
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  • China promises prompt action on US trade pact

    6 days ago - By Chron

    BEIJING - China's government said Thursday it will promptly carry out a tariff cease-fire with Washington and is confident they can reach a trade agreement, suggesting Beijing wants to avoid disruptions due to the arrest of a tech executive.
    Talks during the 90 day period during which President Donald Trump has agreed to suspend U.S. tariff hikes will start by focusing on farm goods, energy and automobiles, said a Ministry of Commerce spokesman, Gao Feng.
    Asked to confirm whether Beijing promised to buy American goods immediately, Gao said China will "immediately implement the consensus...
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  • World shares skid as Huawei CFO arrest revives trade jitters

    6 days ago - By Chron

    TOKYO - World financial markets took a fresh hit Thursday following the arrest of a senior official at Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei that could hinder progress in China-U.S. trade talks.
    KEEPING SCORE: The DAX in Germany fell 1.6 percent to 11,024.04 and France's CAC 40 dropped 1.5 percent to 4,869.70. The FTSE 100 in Britain lost 1.5 percent to 6,818.32. U.S. futures also augured a downbeat start for Wall Street after Wednesday's market closure for the funeral of former President George H.W. Bush. The contract for the Dow lost 1.2 percent to 24,759.00 and that for the S&P 500...
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  • Huawei Arrest, Facebook Emails, Carbon Emissions: CEO Daily for December 6, 2018

    6 days ago - By Fortune

    Good morning. David Meyer here, filling in for Alan.
    I certainly didn't enter this week thinking I'd be writing every day about the U.S.-China trade war, but the issue just won't stop turning the markets upside-down.
    Asian indices plummeted today-Nikkei 225 down 1.9%, Hang Seng down 2.5%, Shanghai Composite down 1.7%-and Europe's Stoxx 600 is down 1.9% at the time of writing. The main catalyst for the continuation of this week's selloff was the arrest in Canada of Sabrina Meng Wanzhou , the chief financial officer of Huawei and the daughter of company founder Ren Zhengfei.
    Meng faces...
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  • Spokesman says China 'full of confidence' trade pact possible in 90 days, talks to start with farm goods, energy, cars

    6 days ago - By Chron

    BEIJING - Spokesman says China 'full of confidence' trade pact possible in 90 days, talks to start with farm goods, energy, cars.
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  • Stocks slide as Huawei arrest risks new strains in U.S.-China ties

    6 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stock futures and Asian shares slumped on Thursday after Canadian authorities arrested a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei for extradition to the United States, feeding fears of a fresh flare-up in tensions between the two superpowers.
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  • China commerce ministry says goal in trade talks with U.S. is to remove all tariffs

    6 days ago - By Reuters

    China's commerce ministry said on Thursday that the ultimate goal in Sino-U.S. trade talks is to remove all tariffs, adding that the recent meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping had been successful.
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