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USTR promises exclusion process for higher tariffs if China talks fail

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has assured lawmakers that companies will be able to request exclusions on tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods under discussion with Beijing if talks do not yield a deal by the March 2 deadline.
Tags: Money, China, Beijing, businessNews, U S Trade, USTR, Robert Lighthizer


From client to competitor: China's rise prompts German rethink

As a golden era for its exporters fades, Germany is scrambling to secure its interests in Beijing, but China's transformation from customer to competitor is forcing Europe's largest economy to make changes at home.
Tags: Europe, Money, China, Germany, Beijing, businessNews


World shares rally ahead of vote on Brexit deal

SINGAPORE (AP) — Global shares were mostly higher Tuesday as British lawmakers prepared to vote on a Brexit deal that has drawn strong opposition at home. Markets were also boosted by senior economic officials saying Beijing will... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Singapore, Ap, Beijing, Brexit


China to cut taxes, keep policy flexible to counter slowdown

BEIJING (AP) — China plans to slash taxes, step up spending and provide ample financing to private and small enterprises to help counter the country's worst slowdown since the global financial crisis and the impact of a bruising trade... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, Ap, Beijing


China to cut taxes, keep currency stable to counter slowdown

BEIJING (AP) — Senior Chinese economic officials say they will slash taxes, step up spending and help resolve financing problems of private and small enterprise to help counter the country's worst slowdown since the global financial... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, Beijing


China sentenced a Canadian man to death in the latest escalation of the countries' feud over Huawei

A court in Dalian, China, sentenced a 36-year-old Canadian man to death on charges of international drug trafficking on Monday. Robert Lloyd Schellenberg was detained in China in 2014 and sentenced to 15 years last November, before a Chinese court said his sentence was too lenient and retried him. The death sentence comes a month into China and Canada's diplomatic feud over Ottawa's arrest and detention of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou. Schellenberg says he was framed. A Chinese court sentenced a C...
Tags: Australia, China, US, Trends, Iran, Beijing, Canada, United States, Hsbc, Msnbc, Huawei, Ottawa, Trump, Chris Hayes, Liaoning, Dalian


China to cut taxes, keep currency stable to counter slowdown

BEIJING (AP) — Senior Chinese economic officials say they will slash taxes, step up spending and help resolve financing problems of private and small enterprise to help counter the country’s worst slowdown since the global financial crisis. The officials said Tuesday that Beijing will keep its monetary policy stable but flexible. A deputy central bank […]
Tags: Business, News, China, Beijing, Nation


Global Markets: China shares prop-up Asia on stimulus hopes, sterling braces for Brexit plan

Asian stocks pulled ahead on Tuesday, led by a bounce in Chinese shares as Beijing signalled more supportive measures to stabilise a slowing economy, while the British pound braced for a showdown in parliament over the government's Brexit plan.
Tags: Asia, Money, China, Beijing, businessNews, Brexit


The Latest: Trudeau: Chinese death sentence arbitrary

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on a death sentence imposed by a Chinese court on a Canadian citizen (all times local):11 p.m.Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is extremely concerned that China has chosen to "arbitrarily"... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, Beijing, Justin Trudeau, Trudeau


Trump predicts U.S. will reach trade deal with China

President Donald Trump on Monday predicted the United States would reach a deal with China to end a tit-for-tat trade war, saying Beijing wants to negotiate and that talks are going well.
Tags: Money, China, Beijing, businessNews, United States, Donald Trump, Trump


Carlyle Group announces promotions

Carlyle Group said Jan. 14 that it promoted 60 professionals to senior positions, including five to partner, 22 to managing director and 33 to principal and director. PRESS RELEASE Washington, DC – Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) today announced the promotions of 60 professionals to senior positions: five to Partner, 22 to Managing Director and 33 to Principal/Director. (Principals and Directors are the same level in Carlyle parlance; Principal is the title used ...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Japan, New York, London, Washington, Americas, US, Trends, People, Beijing, Ireland, Washington Dc, Paris, Shanghai, Tokyo


China: Detained Canadian does not have diplomatic immunity

BEIJING (AP) — A former Canadian diplomat detained in China last month does not enjoy diplomatic immunity, a Chinese spokeswoman said Monday, rejecting a complaint from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that the man's rights... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, Ap, Beijing, Justin Trudeau


China doubles foreign investment quota as it talks up market opening

China will double the quota for the country's foreign institutional investment programme, as Beijing talks up financial reforms amid stock market weakness and slowing economic growth.
Tags: Money, China, Beijing, businessNews


Chinese customs data show December exports to US contracted 3.5 percent compared with year ago as Trump tariff hikes hit

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese customs data show December exports to US contracted 3.5 percent compared with year ago as Trump tariff hikes hit. [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, Ap, Beijing, Trump


China's trade surplus with US in 2018 widens to record $323.3 billion; exports up 11.3 percent, imports up 0.7 percent

BEIJING (AP) — China's trade surplus with US in 2018 widens to record $323.3 billion; exports up 11.3 percent, imports up 0.7 percent. [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, US, Beijing


The Latest: China '18 trade surplus with US at record $323B

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on China-U.S. trade and the tariffs battle between the two biggest economies (all times local):11:55 a.m.China's politically sensitive trade surplus with the United States surged to a record $323.3 billion... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, US, Beijing, United States


China's 2018 trade surplus with US hits record high $323B

BEIJING (AP) — China's politically sensitive trade surplus with the United States surged to a record $323.3 billion in 2018 as a tariff battle with Washington intensified.Chinese customs data released Monday showed December exports... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Washington, China, US, Beijing, United States


China 2018 trade growth slowed as US trade battle heated up

BEIJING (AP) — China's trade growth slowed in 2018 as a tariff battle with Washington heated up and global consumer demand weakened.Exports rose 7.1 percent, customs data showed Monday, down from the 7.9 percent reported earlier... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Washington, China, US, Beijing


China reports 2018 exports rose 7.1 percent, imports up 12.9 percent as U.S. tariffs imposed.

BEIJING (AP) — China reports 2018 exports rose 7.1 percent, imports up 12.9 percent as U.S. tariffs imposed. [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, Ap, Beijing


Elon Musk got some time with China's premier in a sign that the heat is going out of Trump's trade war

Tesla CEO Elon Musk met Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday. Li said he hoped Tesla could be "a promoter of the stability of Chinese-US relations" in a sign that the two countries' trade war may be thawing. Tesla kicked off the construction of its new $2 billion Gigafactory in China this week. Elon Musk is on a charm offensive in China — and his latest meeting may be a sign that trade hostilities between the US and China are thawing. After beginning construction on Tesla's new $2 billion ...
Tags: Elon Musk, Washington, White House, China, US, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Beijing, Li Keqiang, Jeff Bezos, Donald Trump, Musk, Trump, Gigafactory, Tesla Gigafactory


A $350 toilet powered by worms may be the ingenious future of sanitation that Bill Gates has been dreaming about

Worm toilets require no traditional flushing and aren't hooked up to a sewer system — instead, worms compost human waste. More than 4,000 such "Tiger Toilets" have been installed to date across India, in homes of people who were previously defecating in the open. The worm toilets smell a lot better than a pit latrine, and don't breed mosquitoes either. Here's how a $350 toilet powered by worms could change the world and save lives.  Worms may not have spines, but they're doing some back-break...
Tags: India, Trends, Uganda, Beijing, Bill Gates, World Bank, Bill, Usaid, Gates, Melinda Gates Foundation, Grohe, OAK, India Myanmar, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, American Standard, Dalal


Coal mine collapses in northern China, killing at least 19

BEIJING (AP) — At least 19 miners were killed when a coal mine collapsed in northern China, the government said Sunday.Rescuers were looking for two miners who still are missing following the disaster Saturday in the northern city... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, Beijing


Report: Chinese coal mine accident kills 19

BEIJING (AP) — A news agency says 19 miners were killed when a coal mine collapsed in northern China.The official Xinhua News Agency says rescuers are looking for two miners who still are missing following the disaster Saturday... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, Ap, Beijing, Xinhua News Agency


Big Read: China's billions are powering Latin America's tech boom

When Alex Tabor made his first trip to Beijing back in 2014, the Brazilian executive was worried about communication. Tabor doesn't speak Mandarin, but he was hopeful that (with the help of a translator) he could get one thing across:... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, Beijing, Latin America, TABOR, Alex Tabor


The list of countries with espionage fears about China's Huawei is growing - rapidly

Huawei Technologies has been one of the most successful Chinese conglomerates of the modern era. The telecoms company recently surpassed Apple as the world's second-biggest supplier of cellphones globally. As a key part of Beijing's... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Apple, Business, China, Beijing, Huawei, Huawei Technologies


Huawei fires employee arrested in Poland on spy charges

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei said Saturday it has fired an employee who was arrested in Poland on spying charges.The allegations against Wang Weijing "have no relation to the company," Huawei Technologies Ltd. said in... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Ap, Beijing, Poland, Huawei, Huawei Technologies Ltd, Wang Weijing


Nvidia is a stand out in the semiconductor space amid uncertain US-China trade talks, analyst says (NVDA)

The US and China have agreed to go ahead with further trade talks, but the ongoing US government shutdown could derail trade negotiations, a report said. The outcome of the trade talks is especially relevant for the semiconductor industry that relies heavily on manufacturing steps in multiple geographic regions, according to William Stein at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey. Among the semis industry, Nvidia stands out as a structural grower, according to Stein.  Watch Nvidia trade live. Nvidia is ...
Tags: Washington, China, US, Trends, Beijing, Nvidia, Amd, Donald Trump, Gpu, Wall Street Journal, Blackrock, Robinson Humphrey, Stein, US China, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, NVDA


As world economy stumbles into 2019, eyes turn to China

Ten years after China helped stave off the threat of a global depression with a huge stimulus plan, investors are looking once again towards Beijing as the world economy heads for a slowdown, or worse, in 2019.
Tags: Money, China, Beijing, businessNews


China promotes use of yuan among Southeast Asian nations

China published a five-year blueprint on Friday seeking economic and financial integration between southern Guangxi province and Southeast Asia, representing Beijing's latest effort to promote international use of the yuan currency.
Tags: Money, China, Southeast Asia, Beijing, businessNews, Guangxi


China claims wins in returning fugitives, funds from abroad

BEIJING (AP) — More than 1,000 Chinese fugitives who fled abroad were returned to the country last year and more than $519 million in ill-gotten gains was recovered, the ruling Communist Party said Friday, in what it is seen as a... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, Beijing, Communist Party



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