Friday, 20 September , 2019

US-China

Trade War: China Suspends Purchases of US Agricultural Products

6 August 2019 President Trump's decisions of increasing fees on Chinese exports will affect U.S. farmers and increase uncertainty about the future of international trade. China's Commerce...

China ‘won’t stand by idly’ if US deploys missiles in Asia

Anger erupts as Pentagon bares plan to deploy, 'sooner rather than later', long-range missiles in Beijing's backyard. Aug. 6, 2019 China has warned the United States...

Pacific Tour Tests New Pentagon Chief

Mark Esper sets out to persuade U.S. allies in Asia that the United States has their back. By Lara Seligman August 5, 2019SYDNEY—Newly confirmed U.S. Secretary...

Trump Ordered New Chinese Tariffs Over Objections of Advisers

President acted after China wouldn’t commit to farm purchases at Shanghai talks By Vivian Salama and Josh Zumbrun Aug. 4, 2019 WASHINGTON—President Trump overruled advisers to ramp...

China hits back at ‘currency manipulator’ label as Donald Trump ratchets...

The People’s Bank of China called the United States’ move to label China a currency manipulator ‘wilful unilateral and protectionist behaviour’ -Markets slid on...

“On A Scale Of 1-10, It’s An 11” – Wall Street...

by Tyler Durden 08/05/2019 One day after China finally snapped, and demonstratively refused to intervene and keep the CNH above 7.00 vs the dollar, escalating...

Tensions mount ahead of Xi-Trump summit as China hawks circle in...

By Zhou Xin   Orange Wang  28 Jun, 2019 As the countdown begins to the high-stakes summit between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US...

Trump imposes new sanctions amid continuing war threat against Iran

By Bill Van Auken 25 June 2019 President Donald Trump and his treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, unveiled Monday what the US administration had touted as...

Kissinger’s ‘Secret Ploy’: Why Russia Won’t Become US’ ‘Hammer’ Against China

The alleged Trump-Kissinger plan to "box in" China with Russia's assistance is unlikely to turn into a reality due to a number of reasons,...

Steve Bannon says killing Huawei more important than trade deal with...

Driving the telecommunications giant out of Western markets is ‘10 times more important’ than a trade deal Trump’s former strategist says he won’t...