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Tweets don't tell truth of trade war's cost

Comments on the trade war have been made by pro-Trump radio host Bill Mitchell, who tweets things like: While US consumers purchase 80 percent of what the US makes here, ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/26 21:59:48

Industry chain can help retain rare-earth primacy

With the world watching closely as to whether China will use rare earths as countermeasures in the US-China trade war, news has emerged that Australian rare-earths producer Lynas Corp will ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/23 22:23:40

Europe has much to lose by following US on Huawei

Despite being blacklisted by the Trump administration, Huawei has reaffirmed its commitment to roll out 5G and expressed its wish to do it in “the European way.”
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/22 21:45:17

Huawei takes practical approach in face of pressure

While the US blockade of Huawei may seem like an extreme case, it is true that Chinese companies have been facing growing pressure globally, as when the world economy is ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/21 21:03:07

Nation must guard financial security amid trade war

The INSTEX mechanism set up by several European countries to skirt US sanctions on Iran can perhaps be used as a reference for China to hedge financial risks amid a ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/20 22:45:48

Beijing has tools to use against US soybean sector

The Trump administration's second package of aid for US farmers whose products may be targeted with tariffs by China is expected to total around $15 billion, but this is far ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/19 21:33:40

US need for rare earths an ace in Beijing's hand

Shares of rare-earth producers on Thursday led the stock markets in the Chinese mainland higher after the US decided not to increase tariffs on rare earths and other critical minerals ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/16 22:14:46

Currency war may test US in unforeseen ways

Beijing will be fully prepared if US President Donald Trump seeks a currency war with China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/15 21:54:53

China may regulate energy imports from the US

While many have been focusing on US farm produce since China announced new tariffs, less attention has been paid to energy exports.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/14 21:17:22

US companies set to pay price of trade row with China

US-based software company Oracle attracted a lot of attention in recent days after firing hundreds of employees, mainly engineers, from its China team.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/13 21:13:40

Trump can't reverse US trade gap with tweets alone

In a tweet, US President Donald Trump said "Such an easy way to avoid Tariffs? Make or produce your goods and products in the good old USA. It's very simple!" ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/12 21:50:35

Escalating tariff war with China, White House risks digging a hole for Americans

The US government escalated its trade war with China significantly on Friday, raising tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. Beijing has vowed a tit-for-tat response meaning there is ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/12 21:50:30

India to fill gap in China market amid trade row

This is a crucial week for the trade row between the US and China, during which their differences can be taken as a chance to forge closer economic ties between ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/9 21:41:14

China ready for any outcomes in trade talks with US

US President Donald Trump's threat of increased tariffs on Chinese goods has added more uncertainty to trade talks with China. Some observers are worried that a tough stance may be ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/8 20:38:40

China holds winning card in trade conflict with the US

Stocks in the Chinese mainland recovered from a deep plunge triggered by concerns about an escalating trade battle with the US on Monday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index gaining ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/7 21:28:20

Attacks won't alter course of China-Sri Lanka ties

It is regrettable that four Chinese oceanic scientists have been confirmed dead as a result of the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka, but the tragic incident is unlikely to affect ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/5 21:04:12

Why Bollywood has failed to cash in on China market as trade deficit narrows

With Marvel's blockbuster Avengers: Endgame and Lebanese film Capernaum released in China on April 24 and 29, respectively, the two titles are well positioned to earn big at the Chinese ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/3 9:02:43

Extended holiday shows China's socio-economic advancement

Not until Chinese citizens can devote themselves to enjoying their holidays can the economy claim a sweeping victory.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/2 10:22:20