Trade war just prelude to US-China tech competition

While trade tensions between China and the US seem to have eased for the moment, a US-China high-tech war may be brewing, with 2020 likely to be the start of ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/22 21:29:23

China is honoring trade deal; it's the US' turn

Beijing on Thursday released a new list of US goods that will be exempted from China's first round of additional tariffs on US products. The Chinese side has taken a ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/19 22:27:04

US impeachment won't change China's trade stance

The seemingly never-ending partisan fight in the US is set to take another dramatic turn, as the US House of Representatives is scheduled vote on the articles of impeachment of ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/18 21:51:11

Lackluster global economy calling for a China-US trade deal

After Chinese and US officials announced on Friday that they had agreed on the text of a phase one trade agreement, global stock markets rallied as investors cheered the thawing ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/17 22:12:48

Trade war sets trend for China's export diversification

China will probably buy more US goods next year, but that won't reverse the impact of the trade war, which has seen China pursue export diversification as breakthrough.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/16 23:27:27

Political instability in West will overshadow global GDP growth

Various unstable political factors in the West will decide whether or not there will be a slowdown in the global economy next year.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/15 23:33:40

Phase one trade deal a step forward, a new beginning

Chinese officials said in a statement on Friday night that China and the US have agreed on the text of a phase one trade deal. Under the agreement, the US ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/14 1:06:15

Positive signs from US welcome, but more needs to be done to end trade war

This is a rare first time for US President Donald Trump to publicly state that both China and the US want a trade agreement. Previously, he had always stressed that ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/13 0:49:54

US stocks likely to bear brunt if Trump makes tariff errors

US President Donald Trump is expected to meet with top trade advisers on Thursday to discuss tariffs on Chinese products scheduled to take effect on December 15, Reuters reported. If ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/12 21:35:32

China's status as developing country undeniable

China's Ambassador to the WTO Zhang Xiangchen made an excellent point in dismissing the latest US proposal regarding developing-country status at the fifth General Council meeting this year held on ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/11 22:44:34

Asia's 2020 outlook depends on China, India

China, India and Japan together generate a considerable part of Asia's economic activity.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/10 23:14:19

Declining US-China trade trend hard to reverse

It has been 18 months since the US began imposing 25 percent tariffs on the first tranche of Chinese goods.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/9 22:26:19

US jobs figure doesn't give good picture of trade war impact

Investors are closely watching the US non-farm payrolls report for November that is scheduled to be released on Friday. However, the reading is less significant than before as an indicator ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/5 23:27:09

China needs to be prepared for US financial sanctions

It seems that Huawei faces an endless list of tests, with the latest media report suggesting that the Trump administration may go further to place the Chinese technology giant on ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/4 22:24:19

Why Trump's tariff war harms American economy, not helps it

It seems that US President Donald Trump couldn't wait to open new battlefronts in the global trade war in an aim to lift the country's slowing economy. Trump tweeted on ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/3 22:33:40

Will China accept sub-6% GDP growth?

Some economists forecast China's economic growth may fall below 6 percent next year. These forecasts come as the global economy sees stagnation with weak growth in some nations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/2 23:33:40

First stage of China-US trade deal near?

Are China and the US on the way to reaching the first stage of a trade agreement? How far away is the realization of this goal? For some time, both ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/1 23:23:43

Hardships ahead amid India's privatization drive

The Modi government deserves some credit for attempting to push ahead with its largest privatization program in more than a decade. The sale of majority stakes in India's state companies ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/28 22:08:40