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China welcomes Mattis' emphasis on South China Sea diplomacy | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Monday welcomed U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ suggestion that diplomacy should be the priority in the South China Sea, and that major U.S. military action was not being considered to contend with China’s assertive behavior there.<p>U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis …

China

Trump wants to renegotiate NAFTA — here's what you need to know

It's one reason Trump won the White House, amid populist calls for protectionism. Many blue-collar workers in traditionally manufacturing-heavy states like Michigan blamed the trade deal for job losses, declining wages, and companies shifting manufacturing to Mexico.<p>President Trump, in particular, …

North Korean economics 101: How much is a dollar worth?

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — To get a feel for how North Korea's economy works, go buy a roll of toilet paper. Or start up a mobile phone network.<p>As …

North Korea

China protests U.S. sanction list on Iran that hits Chinese firms | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Monday said it had “lodged representations” with the United States over Washington’s new sanctions list targeting Iran, which includes Chinese companies and individuals.<p>National flags of U.S. and China wave in front of an international hotel in Beijing February 4, 2010. …

China

Toyota’s Profit Slides on Yen’s Strength

Results highlight Japanese auto industry’s dependence on favorable exchange rates<p>TOKYO—Toyota Motor Corp. reported a sharp decline in quarterly net profit despite selling more cars, as a relatively strong yen ate into repatriated earnings.<p>Toyota’s results Monday highlighted its and the Japanese …

Automotive Industry