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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

Belt and Road brings new changes to global governance

A recent study by a British think tank reveals that those who have migrated from one developing country to another have become the largest category among immigrants - a stark ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/1 9:50:25

Boeing woes signal long path back for US factories

US manufacturing is not what it was a generation ago.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/29 20:58:21

Lagging factories hamper India's industrial rise

A fire on the Indian Navy's sole serving aircraft carrier was predicted by Chinese military expert Zhang Zhaozhong several years ago, who said there was a strong risk of fires ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/28 21:13:41

TikTok's experience in India offers broader lesson

Short-video platform TikTok will be available for download again in India, with media reports saying that the Madurai bench of the Madras high court on Wednesday vacated its interim order ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/25 20:33:40

China may help ease Sri Lanka economic distress

Economic distress may yet leave a dent in Sri Lanka once the dust has settled from the Easter bombing on Sunday. If the island country fails to seek further assistance ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/24 19:58:40