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U.S economy may derail Trump 2020 victory

  Former US President Bill Clinton’s campaign strategist, James Carville, famously remarked that when it came to winning elections it was the economy, stupid. This...

Misreading China’s Strength

US President Donald Trump’s administration has underestimated China’s resilience and strategic resolve. With the Chinese economy slowing, the...

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...

Trump renews China tariff threats ahead of G20 summit

  The comments to the Wall Street Journal come as he is expected to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of this week's...

How the world is grappling with China’s rising power

  China's sheer size and population make it a heavyweight, and a clear strategic rival to the United States. It is the world's most populous country and...

US shies away from calling China a currency manipulator

  President Trump has previously accused China of keeping its currency weak to make its exports more competitive. Speculation that the US Treasury would make that...

Market moves suggest China will blink first in the trade war, but US political...

  Trade tensions between the world's two largest economies have ratcheted up significantly in the past weeks, putting pressure on both the U.S. and China...

China trade surplus with US hits record high in June

  China's monthly trade surplus with the US hit a record high of nearly $29bn (£22bn) in June as exports to America remained strong. The figures...

Trump’s plan to crack down on foreign investment is much less harsh than expected

  The White House won't be looking to block companies with at least 25 percent Chinese ownership from buying certain U.S. tech-related companies. Instead, the government...

Xi has strong words for Trump: ‘In our culture, we punch back’ — report

  Chinese President Xi Jinping said last week he will not hesitate to retaliate against the U.S. on trade, The Wall Street Journal reported...