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China virus spreads to U.S., curbing travel plans and spooking markets

2:04am GMT

BEIJING The toll from the Wuhan coronavirus in China rose to six deaths on Tuesday and the first case was reported in the United States, sending markets tumbling on fears of economic damage as tourists cancelled travel plans and airports stepped up screening. | Video

China's December consumer inflation still high, not seen hindering PBOC easing

09 Jan 2020

BEIJING China's consumer inflation steadied while factory-gate prices fell at a slower pace in December, giving Beijing room to stay the course on monetary easing as economic growth cools.

China November home price growth slowest in two years; property investment at one-year low

16 Dec 2019

BEIJING China's new home prices grew at their weakest pace in nearly two years in November while property investment also eased, with tightening policies continuing to cool the market even as some local easing is expected to prevent a sharp slowdown.

China's consumer inflation at eight-year high, but PPI stuck in the red

10 Dec 2019

BEIJING China's consumer inflation climbed to nearly eight-year peaks in November as pork prices doubled, but factory-gate prices remained in the red, adding to uncertainty over whether the manufacturing sector is bottoming out as trade risks persist.

China wants U.S. tariffs rolled back in phase one trade deal: Global Times

01 Dec 2019

BEIJING Beijing's top priority in any phase one trade deal with the United States is the removal of existing tariffs on Chinese goods, China's Global Times newspaper reported on Sunday, amid uncertainty on whether the two sides can end a 17-month trade war that has depressed global growth.

China's October exports fall, but less than expected as trade war grinds on

08 Nov 2019

BEIJING China's exports and imports contracted less than expected in October, providing some relief for the economy as Beijing tries to reach a partial trade deal with Washington.

Scrapped Chile APEC summit throws up new hurdle for U.S.-China trade deal

31 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON/BEIJING/SINGAPORE Leaders from the United States and China encountered a new obstacle in their struggle to end a damaging trade war on Wednesday, when the summit where they were supposed to meet was canceled because of violent protests. | Video

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