GENEVA, July 26: Speaking at a press conference in Geneva, World Trade Organization (WTO) Director General Roberto Azevedo specifically focused on the ongoing trade war between the US and China, which he warned may finally ride roughshod over the world economy.

BEIJING/WASHINGTON, July 6: U.S. tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese imports took effect as a deadline passed on Friday, and with Beijing having vowed to respond immediately in kind, the two biggest economies were set on a risky path toward a full-blown trade war.

Defusing US-China trade conflict

July 5, 2018 01:30 am

The current US-China trade conflict has been decades in the making; rolling it back will require both sides to acknowledge that old ways of thinking on trade have become counterproductive

The world’s two biggest economies are moving closer to an all-out trade war, with China raising import duties of 25 percent on $34 billion worth of U.S. goods, in response to President Donald Trump’s decision to place similar tariffs on the same annual value  of Chinese imports.

Shape of US-China conflict

June 11, 2018 01:00 am

The long-term trajectory of US-China relations is almost certain to be characterized by escalating strategic conflict, and potentially even a full-blown cold war

SHANGHAI, May 24: Asian shares moved lower on Thursday as investors fretted about new setbacks in U.S.-China trade talks, but negative sentiment was tempered by U.S. Federal Reserve meeting minutes suggesting it would not raise the tempo at which it increases interest rates.

The United States and China issued a joint statement on Saturday to conclude the trade talks with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He on May 17 and 18. The United States and China said Saturday they had reached consensus on measures to “substantially” reduce the U.S. trade deficit with Beijing by “significantly” increasing its purchases of U.S. goods, but offered few details.

Escalating U.S.-China trade dispute

April 9, 2018 00:13 am

President Trump has said that the United States will consider slapping tariffs on an additional $100 billion in Chinese goods, escalating a potentially damaging trade dispute with Beijing that began on January 22.

BEIJING, April 3: Asian stocks fell for a second day Tuesday amid jitters about U.S.-Chinese trade tensions and mounting public scrutiny of technology companies.