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Xinjiang cotton sparks concern over ‘forced labour’ claims

  Global retailers are facing scrutiny over cotton supplies sourced from Xinjiang, a Chinese region plagued by allegations of human rights abuses. China is one of...

Travellers feel worried to go to Hong Kong

  The ongoing protests, which began in June and have become increasingly violent, have taken a toll on Hong Kong’s tourism industry, with sharp declines...

Hainan is the latest Chinese free-trade zone with tech hub ambitions

  Hainan, an island province known as China’s Hawaii, does not only want to be known for sunshine and beaches: It has set an ambitious...

China, Fukushima and inflatable poop: how Taiwan got frozen out of Asia’s biggest trade...

  Taiwan will be looking on enviously as trade officials meet in Tokyo this weekend to discuss expanding one of the world’s largest free trade...

Why the West won’t act on China’s Uighur crisis

  As evidence mounts of China’s internment of almost one million Muslim Uighurs in the country’s far western region, Western nations have largely failed to...

China’s weakening trade figures should concern us all

  China's exports to the rest of the world, announced on Monday, were unexpectedly down when they had been expected to rise. But that was more...

Beijing Seeks Talks With India to Push Asia Trade Pact, Sources Say

  China has sought talks with India to allay concerns on a regional free trade pact it is spearheading, two people familiar with the matter...

China buys US soybeans for first time since trade war

  The country's finance ministry also confirmed it would temporarily reduce tariffs on US car imports from 40% to 15%, beginning on 1 January. The much...

Deflation returns to haunt Chinese economy as risks from US trade war linger

  China suffered another economic blow on Sunday with the return of deflation, a day after it reported slower than expected growth in exports and...

Soybeans Lead Gains in Agriculture on U.S.-China Trade Truce

  Soybeans in Chicago led an advance in U.S. agriculture futures after the White House said China had agreed to immediately restart purchasing American farm...