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China auto sales drop again on trade war, economic gloom

11 Sep 2018

BEIJING China's automobile sales fell for the second straight month in August as a weak macro economy and trade frictions with the United States made consumers cautious about spending, an industry association said on Tuesday.

RPT-UPDATE 2-China's record trade surplus with U.S. adds fuel to trade war fire

10 Sep 2018

* Aug trade surplus at $27.91 bln, vs July surplus of $28.05 bln

China's record trade surplus with U.S. adds fuel to trade war fire

08 Sep 2018

BEIJING China's trade surplus with the United States widened to a record in August even as the country's export growth slowed slightly, an outcome that could push President Donald Trump to turn up the heat on Beijing in their cantankerous trade dispute. | Video

Surprise China factory pick-up may not last as export orders shrink again

31 Aug 2018

BEIJING Growth in China's manufacturing sector unexpectedly picked up in August after a two-month slide, offering some cushion for the slowing economy as the United States rapidly ratchets up tariffs on Chinese goods.

Didi woman passenger killed amid China ride-hailing safety concerns

26 Aug 2018

BEIJING A ride-sharing passenger in the eastern Chinese city of Wenzhou was raped and killed by a driver for China's largest ride-hailing firm, local police said on Saturday, the latest violent crime to fuel safety concerns about the service.

Fire kills 19 people at spa hotel in northeastern China

25 Aug 2018

BEIJING Fire tore through a hot springs hotel in the northeastern Chinese city of Harbin before dawn on Saturday, killing 19 people and causing 23 others to be taken to hospital, city officials said.

Didi passenger killed amid China ride-hailing safety concerns

25 Aug 2018

BEIJING, Aug 25 A ride-sharing passenger in the eastern Chinese city of Wenzhou was raped and killed, allegedly by a driver for the country's largest ride-hailing firm, local police said on Saturday, the latest violent crime to fuel safety concerns about the service.

China June producer inflation hits six-month high, limited tariff impact so far

10 Jul 2018

BEIJING China's producer inflation accelerated to a six-month high in June, lifted by strong commodity prices and threatening to put more pressure on the country's exporters as a trade war escalates between Washington and Beijing.

Go ship, Go! China roots for last U.S. soybean cargo to land before tariffs kick in

06 Jul 2018

BEIJING It is not often that the niche world of commodities trading enters the public conversation, but on Friday China's social media was rooting for a ship carrying soybeans from the United States to beat the deadline before Chinese tariffs kicked in.

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