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President Xi Jinping pledges tough measures to avert major risks for Chinese economy in 2019

For the year 2019, Xi spoke of taking steps to defuse major risks, alleviate poverty, prevent and control pollution, and promote sustained and sound economic development.

published on : 30th December 2018

'Big progress' with China on trade, says Donald Trump

The US has imposed punitive tariffs on Chinese goods worth USD 250 billion per year. In retaliation, China imposed tariffs on USD 110 billion of American goods.

published on : 30th December 2018

World economy is set to feel the delayed trade war pain in 2019

The critical question is whether US and China can strike a deal by the March 1 deadline because if they succeed, a cloud will be lifted off the world economy.

published on : 26th December 2018

Oil prices jump five per cent on US-China trade war ceasefire; Qatar announces exit from OPEC

There was a slight paring of prices after Qatar announced it would be leaving OPEC next year as it looks to concentrate on its gas production, though it would continue to pump crude.

published on : 3rd December 2018

A look at what happened at the G-20 summit in Argentina

Here are some of the main developments at the Group of 20 summit, which wrapped up Saturday.

published on : 3rd December 2018

US, China agree to trade war ceasefire, more talks

The agreement hashed out over steak in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires lowers the temperature in a conflict that has spooked world markets.

published on : 2nd December 2018

ASEAN summit: US, China rivalry challenging entwined Asia-Pacific region

Trade tensions between the US and China over Beijing's technology policy and other market access issues have added to strains within the region, especially since Trump took office in early 2017.

published on : 15th November 2018

China-backed trade deal pushed back to 2019

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership was pushed back to next year after Asia-Pacific trade ministers failed to agree key terms at a Singapore summit.

published on : 13th November 2018

China, US sparring continues over South China Sea

Despite the frank airing of differences at the meeting in Washington of the two nations' top diplomats and military chiefs, both sides stressed the need to tamp down tensions

published on : 10th November 2018

China open to trade talks with US

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, US Defence Secretary James Mattis and Chinese Minister of National Defence Wei Fenghe were also present at the press conference.

published on : 10th November 2018

Donald Trump says China no longer in race to surpass US as top economic power 

The US is currently the world's number one economy, while China has emerged as the second largest after replacing Japan.

published on : 8th November 2018

President Xi Jinping admits 'uncertainty' in China's economy 

Xi, who has voiced his support for private firms multiple times this year, made several policy suggestions, including lowering corporate taxes and resolving funding challenges faced by companies. 

published on : 2nd November 2018

US-China trade row not a threat to world economy: Mnuchin

But Mnuchin told reporters on the Indonesian resort island that President Donald Trump's drive to punish China with tariffs to encourage it to adopt fairer trade practices would have the opposite affe

published on : 13th October 2018

US blames China for economic woes in Pakistan

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Thursday confirmed that Pakistan has formally approached the funding organisation seeking financial assistance to address its economic challenges.

published on : 12th October 2018
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