Chinese Economy

Trump Calls China Trade a U.S. Security Threat as EU Hits Back

© Bloomberg. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a National Space Council meeting in the East Room of the White House in Washington, …

Economy

European business lobby says time is running out for China's reforms

© Reuters. A paramilitary policeman stands guard at the entrance to the European Union embassy in central Beijing<p>By Michael Martina<p>BEIJING (Reuters) …

China

Chinese paper says Trump administration has "blood lust" over trade

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>BEIJING - The Trump administration has "blood lust" when it comes to pushing its trade agenda against China …

China

Billionaire Koch brothers network unveils phase one of multimillion-dollar ad campaign against Trump's tariffs

Freedom Partners, along with two other Koch network groups — Americans for Prosperity and the Libre Initiative — are sending a letter to Congress on …

Economy

Dirty Money Costs Developing World $6 Trillion, Led by China: Report

Crime, corruption and tax evasion have cost the developing world nearly $6 trillion over the past decade, and illicit funds keep growing, led by …

Tax Havens

US retailers prepare to blame higher prices caused by China trade war on a ‘Trump tax’

The threat from tariffs just got more serious for US retailers and consumer brands, and they’re preparing a coordinated and public campaign to …

News (China)

'Bungling amateur' Trump has started a trade war without understanding trade or war or China

What the United States gets from China is mostly items that, for now at least, it can only get from China. What China gets from the United States is …

Liberal View

China sees bright spots in slowing economy, vice premier says | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s economy faces increased downward pressure this year but the slowdown is stabilizing, with employment and services among the bright spots, Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli said on Sunday.<p>A woman walks at the Bund in front of the financial district of Pudong in Shanghai March 5, …

China

Trump’s Tariffs Could Deliver a Sizable Hit to China’s Economy

Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese imports could cut as much as half a percentage point from the nation’s …

Economy

Asian economies have a lot to lose in a US-China trade war

Asian economies such as Taiwan, South Korea and Southeast Asia could be badly hit if trade tensions between the U.S. and China heat up further, …

Economy

China spends $3.4 billion to resettle steel, coal workers in 2017

© Reuters. China spends $3.4 billion to resettle steel, coal workers in 2017<p>SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China spent 22.2 billion yuan ($3.43 billion) last …

World Economy

China steel, iron ore extend losses as trade fears weigh | Reuters

* Dalian iron ore near Tuesday’s two-month low<p>* Losses smaller compared with Tuesday’s slide<p>* Slower construction demand in China weighs on steel<p>By Manolo Serapio Jr<p>MANILA, June 20 (Reuters) - Steel and iron ore futures in China extended losses on Wednesday, still pressured by worries over a …

China

Trump's Tariffs Could Be a Big Blow to China's Economy

Trump's threat to impose tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese imports could cut as much as half a percentage point from China's economic …

Economy

Market Volatility Bulletin: Global Equities Chill Over Trade War Concerns For Now

<b>Market Intro</b><p><i>CNBC: Wednesday 9:41 AM EST</i><p><i>Sector SPDR</i><p>International stocks (ACWX, VGK, EFA, EEM) are in a celebratory mood as the US Wednesday session …

Business

China's economy shows signs of slowing. A trade war won't help

The start of a trade war between the United States and China comes at an inconvenient time for the Chinese economy.<p>In recent weeks, concerns have been mounting that growth in the world's second-biggest economy is cooling faster than previously expected. Weaker Chinese growth will have repercussions …

Economy

China could be on the verge of stoking its financial fire even further

While financial markets have been focused on mounting trade tensions between the United States and China over the past week, thinks there may be a more pressing issue.<p>Lost in the trade war headlines, China's latest batch of economic activity indicators were pretty weak in May.<p>Industrial output, …

Economy

White House Is Confident It Has an Edge Over China in Trade Dispute

Behind new tariff threats is a belief the U.S. has the upper hand in talks, administration officials say<p>By<p>Bob Davis and<p>Bob Davis<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@bobdavis187<p>Bob.Davis@wsj.com<p>Lingling Wei<p>Lingling Wei<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Lingling.Wei@wsj.com<p>President Donald Trump’s …

China

The arithmetic gymnastics needed to get the US to $200 billlion in additional tariffs on China

Donald Trump famously contends that trade wars are easy to win. But they’re certainly not easy to start.<p>On Monday (June 18), Trump told the US trade office to find $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to impose tariffs on, in the event that China retaliates against his latest round of …

Economy

Correction? Why stocks actually look set to rally to new highs

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE<p>Dow futures have a small spring in their step today, hinting at a comeback after the blue-chip gauge’s six-session skid. The …

Stock Markets

Chinese economy remains stable, resistant to uncertainties

The latest macroeconomic data for May showed China's economy continued to maintain an overall stable and positive outlook. The positive signals sent …

News (China)

Emerging Markets Have Many Tools, But Few That Are Good

South Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan, China and Poland are positioned to weather the sell-off.<p>The rising U.S. dollar and higher interest rates are pummeling emerging markets. Foreign investors who rode the big rally in these markets in 2016 and 2017 see little reason to stick around and are leaving en …

Economy

Spotlight: U.S. consumers say imposing tariffs detrimental - Xinhua

Spotlight: U.S. consumers say imposing tariffs detrimental<p>Source: Xinhua 2018-06-20 15:38:08<p>by Xinhua writers Wang Wen, Yang Shilong<p>NEW YORK, June 19 …

News (China)

China audit office tells customs selling trade data is a 'problem'

© Reuters. China audit office tells customs selling trade data is a 'problem'<p>BEIJING (Reuters) - China's National Audit Office has ordered customs to …

World Economy

Mystery seller dumps shares in major emerging markets ETF | Financial Times

Someone just threw the towel in on emerging markets.<p>VanEck’s flagship $4.5bn local-currency emerging markets bond ETF suffered a sudden sale of …

Stock Markets

Reprieve for global markets sees JSE close firmer

Johannesburg - The JSE found some reprieve on Wednesday as global markets rebounded, mainly on the back of new Chinese stimulus.<p>The Chinese central …

Stock Markets

In Trump's trade war, it's the developing economies caught in the crossfire that we should worry about

Don’t get caught in the crossfire.<p>The evolving trade tensions of the world are essentially between its two largest economies, the United States and …

Economics

Stocks Stabilize as U.S.-China Tensions Persist

<i>By Michael Teich</i><p>Investors may be concerned that current trade tensions will escalate into a full-blown trade war, but such fears could be overblown, …

Business

How China Can Retaliate Beyond Tariffs

U.S. has a strong hand in the trade dispute because it imports far more than it sells to China, but the Chinese have ways to hurt U.S. businesses beyond tariffs<p>By<p>Stephen Wilmot<p>Stephen Wilmot<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@stephenwilmot<p>stephen.wilmot@wsj.com<p>China can’t match the scale of the White …

China

China must stop protecting its own companies, they can stand on their own two feet now

Not long ago, Chinese enterprises inhabited the margins of the global innovation community, generally focusing their efforts on localising products …

China

China plans personal income tax reform, raises tax threshold from 3500 to 5000 yuan per month

In an attempt to stimulate consumer spending, China is carrying out its first major tax reform in the last seven years. The country plans to raise …

Income Tax