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Japan surpasses China as largest foreign holder of US Treasurys
Japan surpasses China as largest foreign holder of US Treasurys  CNBCJapan surpassed China as the largest foreign holder of Treasury securities in June.
Trump pressured Mnuchin to label China ‘currency manipulator,’ a move he had previously resisted
Trump pressured Mnuchin to label China ‘currency manipulator,’ a move he had previously resisted  The Washington PostPresident Trump personally pressed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to label China as a “currency manipulator” two ...
Trump Says ‘Hong Kong Is Not Helping’ in Trade War With China
Trump Says ‘Hong Kong Is Not Helping’ in Trade War With China  The New York TimesSatellite Photo Shows China's Military Buildup in Response to Hong Kong Protests  Space.comChina Preps Tariff Response as Trump Sees a Xi Call ...
China Loses Status as U.S.’s Top Foreign Creditor to Japan
China Loses Status as U.S.’s Top Foreign Creditor to Japan  BloombergJapan surpassed China in June as the top holder of U.S. Treasuries as the trade war between the world's two largest economies intensified.
Woke capitalism cowers to China
Woke capitalism cowers to China  Washington ExaminerHong Kong protests will be 'settled or crushed' ahead of China national celebrations, analyst says  CNBCAll eyes on Hong Kong protesters as China ramps up rhetoric  Al ...
China bought U.S. pork last week as Beijing declared halt in U.S. farm purchases
China bought U.S. pork last week as Beijing declared halt in U.S. farm purchases  ReutersChina made its biggest purchases of U.S. pork in seven weeks last week as Beijing said Chinese companies suspended purchases of American agricultural ...
Trump's trade war with China will be worth the fight
Trump's trade war with China will be worth the fight  CNNWith President Trump's long-term approach to trade policy, the United States is in a good position to make up for the misguided policies of the past, which ...
China promises ‘countermeasures’ in trade war, unmoved by U.S. tariff delay
China promises ‘countermeasures’ in trade war, unmoved by U.S. tariff delay  The Washington PostChina announced Thursday that it would be forced to take “necessary countermeasures” if President Trump moves forward with tariffs set ...
China vows to retaliate against new US tariffs
China vows to retaliate against new US tariffs  Fox BusinessChina Readies Response to Tariffs, Resists Hong Kong Advice  BloombergChina softens stance on trade after saying it has to take counter-measures to US ...
China Signals No Trade Thaw, and Markets Resume Their Fall
China Signals No Trade Thaw, and Markets Resume Their Fall  The New York TimesBEIJING — China on Thursday redoubled its vow to retaliate against President Trump's threat of more tariffs even after he said he would postpone some of them, ...
Markets tank as China promises 'counter measures' in trade war
Markets tank as China promises 'counter measures' in trade war  Yahoo FinanceChina's Ministry of Finance said *fresh* 10% tariffs on $300bn of Chinese goods violated a consensus reached with the US and threatened trade talks.
China will do whatever it wants in Hong Kong
China will do whatever it wants in Hong Kong  The WeekChina Border Agents Search Through Hong Kong Travelers’ Phones  BloombergChina nationalists hijack pro-Hong Kong protest T-shirt listings on Amazon  Yahoo ...
China softens stance on trade after saying it has to take counter-measures to US tariffs
China softens stance on trade after saying it has to take counter-measures to US tariffs  CNBCChina hopes to “meet the U.S. halfway” on trade issues, the foreign ministry spokesperson said on Thursday. The statement came after China ...
China Signals U.S. Tariff Delay Not Enough to Stop Retaliation
China Signals U.S. Tariff Delay Not Enough to Stop Retaliation  BloombergChina says it has to take counter-measures to latest US tariffs  CNBCChina vows to retaliate against new US tariffs  Fox BusinessChina threatens ...
Swine Fever Is Killing Vast Numbers Of Pigs In China
Swine Fever Is Killing Vast Numbers Of Pigs In China  NPRThe number of pigs in China is falling rapidly due to an epidemic of African Swine Fever. It's affecting farmers and consumers across the world, because China ...
The U.S. left a hole in leadership on climate. China is filling it.
The U.S. left a hole in leadership on climate. China is filling it.  POLITICOPOLITICO's Global Translations podcast examines the fallout from Washington's withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement.
Saudi Arabia is dramatically changing its oil exports to China and the US
Saudi Arabia is dramatically changing its oil exports to China and the US  CNBCThe numbers signal a mix of short-term tactics and long-term strategy for the Saudis, industry experts say.
Trump moots Hong Kong meeting with China's Xi
Trump moots Hong Kong meeting with China's Xi  BBC NewsTrump suggests 'personal meeting' with China's Xi over Hong Kong crisis  CNBCTrump Ties Trade Deal to China Action in Hong Kong, Suggests Meeting With Xi  The Wall ...
Trump Ties Trade Deal to China Action in Hong Kong, Suggests Meeting With Xi
Trump Ties Trade Deal to China Action in Hong Kong, Suggests Meeting With Xi  The Wall Street JournalTrump moots Hong Kong meeting with China's Xi  BBC NewsTop Trump adviser warns China over Hong Kong crackdown | ...
China curbs gold imports as trade war heats up
China curbs gold imports as trade war heats up  Aljazeera.comAs the yen devalues, China may be restricting gold imports to help limit the amount of money leaving the country.
Trump suggests 'personal meeting' with China's Xi over Hong Kong crisis
Trump suggests 'personal meeting' with China's Xi over Hong Kong crisis  CNBCHong Kong protests: US lawmakers warn China may be preparing Tiananmen Square-style crackdown  Fox NewsState Dept. 'deeply concerned' by China threats as ...
Will China Freeze America Out of the Arctic?
Will China Freeze America Out of the Arctic?  The National Interest OnlineThere are implications that China and other states will continue to participate in the Arctic economy. America is falling behind.
China Traders Love Sinking Hong Kong Stocks as Protests Rage
China Traders Love Sinking Hong Kong Stocks as Protests Rage  BloombergHong Kong's tumbling equity market may find that its biggest fans are right across the border. The city's increasingly violent protests and slowing economy aren't ...
China doesn't need US soybeans, thanks to Richard Nixon
China doesn't need US soybeans, thanks to Richard Nixon  CNNWashington (CNN) President Donald Trump is upset with China for buying Brazilian soybeans instead of American ones amid the ongoing trade war, but the ...
As China Cracks Down on Uighurs, a Uighur American Joins the White House
As China Cracks Down on Uighurs, a Uighur American Joins the White House  Foreign PolicyThe Trump administration has appointed a Uighur American academic as director for China at the National Security Council in a symbolic move that could ...
The Trump administration is starting to publicly recognize the costs of the US-China trade war on Americans
The Trump administration is starting to publicly recognize the costs of the US-China trade war on Americans  Business InsiderThe Trump administration has insisted that China is bearing the brunt of the tariffs, but officials are starting to ...
Exclusive: China curbs gold imports as trade war heats up
Exclusive: China curbs gold imports as trade war heats up  ReutersChina has severely restricted imports of gold since May, bullion industry sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters, in a move that could be aimed ...
WeWork has a complex and costly business in China, which it cites 173 times in IPO filing
WeWork has a complex and costly business in China, which it cites 173 times in IPO filing  CNBCWeWork owns 59% of ChinaCo, its joint venture in China, where it has an expanding footprint.
Wilbur Ross: No date for next round of U.S.-China talks
Wilbur Ross: No date for next round of U.S.-China talks  POLITICOCommerce Secretary Wilbur Ross suggested Wednesday that United States and China haven't determined when to hold their next round of face-to-face trade ...
What Hong Kong Unrest Tells Us About China's Plans for the Rest of the World
What Hong Kong Unrest Tells Us About China's Plans for the Rest of the World  Daily SignalChristian Whiton: China’s Xi looks increasingly dazed and confused – Could Hong Kong win this showdown?  Fox NewsState Dept. 'deeply ...
China describes Hong Kong protests as 'near terrorism'
China describes Hong Kong protests as 'near terrorism'  BBC NewsChina State Media Present Their Own Version Of Hong Kong Protests  NPRChina is threatening to use force in Hong Kong — and hoping threats will ...
Germany and China Hit Hard by Trade War, New Data Indicates
Germany and China Hit Hard by Trade War, New Data Indicates  The New York TimesThe German economy shrank in the second quarter and may be headed toward recession. Growth of Chinese factories was the slowest in 17 years.
Recession Warnings Grow As Stocks Slide Following Weak Economic Data From China, Germany
Recession Warnings Grow As Stocks Slide Following Weak Economic Data From China, Germany  HuffPostInvestors are worried that the trade war between the U.S. and China may drag on through 2020 and cause more economic damage.
China State Media Present Their Own Version Of Hong Kong Protests
China State Media Present Their Own Version Of Hong Kong Protests  NPRChina is threatening to use force in Hong Kong — and hoping threats will suffice  The Washington PostChina Likens Protesters to 'Terrorists' as Airport Curbs ...
Trump winning trade war with China even as White House blinks | TheHill
Trump winning trade war with China even as White House blinks | TheHill  The HillRenewed telephone conversations between high-level American and Chinese trade negotiators have led the White House to postpone tariffs on some Chinese ...
Trade War Takes Toll on Economic Growth in Germany, China
Trade War Takes Toll on Economic Growth in Germany, China  The Wall Street JournalGermany's economy shrank in the second quarter and China reported a raft of weak data, sharpening fears over how far the spillover from the global trade ...
China Ramps Up Pressure On Protesters In Hong Kong
China Ramps Up Pressure On Protesters In Hong Kong  NPRIncreased tensions between protesters and police in Hong Kong have sparked harsh words from Chinese authorities. Some residents of the territory are now ...
Stocks are plunging as traders brace for a German recession and global turmoil as US-China trade war continues
Stocks are plunging as traders brace for a German recession and global turmoil as US-China trade war continues  INSIDERTraders are worried about Germany's shrinking economy, China slowing down, and political upheaval across Italy, Hong ...
Stocks are plunging as traders brace for a German recession and global turmoil as US-China trade war continues
Stocks are plunging as traders brace for a German recession and global turmoil as US-China trade war continues  Business InsiderTraders are worried about Germany's shrinking economy, China slowing down, and political upheaval across Italy, ...
China's Hong Kong checkmate
China's Hong Kong checkmate  AxiosA crackdown in Hong Kong would trigger an international backlash — but doing nothing risks looking weak.
China slams 'terrorist-like actions' by Hong Kong protesters
China slams 'terrorist-like actions' by Hong Kong protesters  Aljazeera.comProtests 'seriously damage the international image of Hong Kong', official says, as airport resumes operations.
China’s Economy Weakens on Several Fronts as Trade War Rages
China’s Economy Weakens on Several Fronts as Trade War Rages  The Wall Street JournalChina reported a raft of weak economic data, adding to evidence that the world's second-largest economy is slowing further as it remains locked in a ...
China is still hurting from the trade war and the pressure is mounting
China is still hurting from the trade war and the pressure is mounting  CNNThe trade war might be headed for a slight reprieve, but China is still getting battered by a slowing economy and its standoff with the United States.
The Good News Behind China’s Dreadful Economic Numbers
The Good News Behind China’s Dreadful Economic Numbers  The Wall Street JournalIf China is opening the financial floodgates to counter a domestic slowdown and escalating trade tensions, there's no sign of it in July's feeble data. ...
Trade war is turning China's local manufacturers to the domestic market, says e-commerce giant JD.com
Trade war is turning China's local manufacturers to the domestic market, says e-commerce giant JD.com  CNBCChinese e-commerce giant JD.com sees a business opportunity in factories that have been affected by trade tensions between the ...
China's July industrial output rose 4.8% — slowest in 17 years
China's July industrial output rose 4.8% — slowest in 17 years  CNBCGrowth of China's industrial output slowed much more than expected to 4.8% in July from a year earlier, official data showed on Wednesday, in the latest sign of ...
China accuses Pelosi and McConnell of inciting 'chaos' in Hong Kong
China accuses Pelosi and McConnell of inciting 'chaos' in Hong Kong  CNBC‘Hong Kong Thing’ Is ‘Very Tough,’ but Trump Doesn’t Criticize China  The New York TimesChina flaunts military muscle as it seeks to quell Hong ...
China Likens Protesters to 'Terrorists' as Airport Curbs Access
China Likens Protesters to 'Terrorists' as Airport Curbs Access  BloombergChina is threatening to use force in Hong Kong — and hoping threats will suffice  The Washington PostChina accuses Pelosi and McConnell of inciting ...
GOP senator calls for China boycott as Hong Kong rages
GOP senator calls for China boycott as Hong Kong rages  Washington ExaminerChina accuses Pelosi and McConnell of inciting 'chaos' in Hong Kong  CNBC‘Hong Kong Thing’ Is ‘Very Tough,’ but Trump Doesn’t Criticize ...
China's AI Dreams Aren't for Everyone
China's AI Dreams Aren't for Everyone  Foreign PolicyOne morning, Ming Ming wakes up for school to the soothing, mechanical voice of his artificially intelligent robot housekeeper. “Ming Ming! It's March 29, 2028, ...
China rejects US Navy request for Hong Kong port visits amid protests
China rejects US Navy request for Hong Kong port visits amid protests  CNNWashington (CNN) Amid ongoing unrest in Hong Kong, Chinese officials have rejected a US request to have two US Navy ships make port visits there in the ...
Geopolitical Faux Pas Prompts Foreign Brands to Apologize to China Consumers
Geopolitical Faux Pas Prompts Foreign Brands to Apologize to China Consumers  Wall Street JournalForeign companies that have been labeling Hong Kong as a separate entity from China were quick to apologize this week to angry Chinese buyers, ...
Trump delays China tariffs
Trump delays China tariffs  Vox.comU.S. Retreats on Chinese Tariff Threats, Stocks Soar  The Wall Street JournalU.S. Delays Some China Tariffs Until Stores Stock Up for Holidays  The New York TimesHow the U.S. determined ...
Europe Will Be Next To “Go Trump” On China If This Keeps Up
Europe Will Be Next To “Go Trump” On China If This Keeps Up  ForbesDeutsche Boerse traders at the Frankfurt stock exchange. It costs money to save money there. The FTSE Europe and MSCI Germany are down nearly 10% in ...
China flaunts military muscle as it seeks to quell Hong Kong's ‘colour revolution’
China flaunts military muscle as it seeks to quell Hong Kong's ‘colour revolution’  The GuardianTrump says China ‘moving troops’ to Hong Kong border as police clash with protesters  Fox NewsChina media says Hong Kong ...
US Navy bows to China on Top Gun: Maverick
US Navy bows to China on Top Gun: Maverick  Washington ExaminerThe U.S. Navy has sadly bowed to China over the upcoming Paramount Pictures movie Top Gun: Maverick. A successor to the 1986 hit starring Tom Cruise, Top ...
U.S. to Delay Some China Tariffs Until Stores Stock Up for Holiday Shoppers
U.S. to Delay Some China Tariffs Until Stores Stock Up for Holiday Shoppers  The New York TimesThe office of the United States trade representative said it would push off imposing new tariffs on cellphones, laptop computers, toys and other ...
Ex-US ambassador on trade war: People in China can withstand more pain than Americans
Ex-US ambassador on trade war: People in China can withstand more pain than Americans  CNBCMax Baucus, former U.S. ambassador to China, warned Tuesday that Beijing may be able to endure more hardship than Washington in their yearlong trade ...
China Says Won’t Devalue Currency, But Market Will Anyway
China Says Won’t Devalue Currency, But Market Will Anyway  ForbesChina's government pledged not to devalue the yuan to make up for extra tariffs coming next month, but that doesn't matter. The market will devalue it anyway.
China Is Waging a Disinformation War Against Hong Kong Protesters
China Is Waging a Disinformation War Against Hong Kong Protesters  The New York TimesBEIJING — When a projectile struck a Hong Kong woman in the eye this week as protesters clashed with the police, China responded quickly: Its state ...
U.S.-China Trade War Snowballs Toward Worst-Case Scenario
U.S.-China Trade War Snowballs Toward Worst-Case Scenario  ForbesThere is a good reason Wall Street is on edge these days: the U.S.-China trade war, already a major cloud hanging over the world economy, has just taken a ...
Americans’ View of China Worsens as Trade Conflict Persists
Americans’ View of China Worsens as Trade Conflict Persists  The Wall Street JournalNegative attitudes toward China are hardening among Americans, who increasingly see Beijing as an adversary, according to new research.
U.S. Views of China Amid Trade War Turn Sharply Negative
U.S. Views of China Amid Trade War Turn Sharply Negative  Pew Research CenterUnfavorable opinion of China in the U.S. is at its highest level in 14 years of polling. Americans also increasingly see China as a threat, and more than half see ...
In Africa, China Is the News
In Africa, China Is the News  Foreign PolicyWashington has long been concerned about China's “no strings attached” infrastructure deals in African markets. These large port, rail, and road projects grab ...
Hong Kong's Last British Governor Says China Sending in Troops Would Be 'Appalling Error'
Hong Kong's Last British Governor Says China Sending in Troops Would Be 'Appalling Error'  TIMEAs Hong Kong Protests Continue, China's Response Is Increasingly Ominous  NPRChina media says Hong Kong protesters are 'asking for ...