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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

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17 Apr 2018

Exclusive: China seeks trade firewall with U.S. allies in rush of ambassador meetings - sources

BEIJING/BRUSSELS China's international trade representative held a series of meetings with the ambassadors from major European nations last week to ask them to stand together with Beijing against U.S. protectionism, according to four sources familiar with the discussions.

07 Apr 2018

Trump threatens more China tariffs, Beijing ready to hit back

BEIJING/WASHINGTON China warned on Friday it was fully prepared to respond with a "fierce counter strike" of fresh trade measures if the United States follows through on President Donald Trump's threat to slap tariffs on an additional $100 billion of Chinese goods. | Video

05 Apr 2018

U.S. expects talks with China as trade fight escalates

WASHINGTON/BEIJING The United States voiced willingness on Wednesday to negotiate a resolution to an escalating trade fight with China after Beijing retaliated against proposed U.S. tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods by targeting key American imports, but the Chinese ambassador to Washington said it "takes two to tango." | Video

05 Apr 2018

USA und China rüsten im Handelsstreit ab - Gespräche möglich

Washington/Peking/Berlin Nach der jüngsten Eskalation im Handelsstreit zwischen den USA und China senden beide Seiten versöhnliche Signale.

04 Apr 2018

China tells North Korea it appreciates its efforts on denuclearisation

BEIJING China appreciates North Korea's "important efforts" to ease tension on the Korean peninsula, senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi told the North's foreign minister on Tuesday, hours after he called on all sides to stay focussed on talks.

01 Apr 2018

Senator Warren, in Beijing, says U.S. is waking up to Chinese abuses

BEIJING U.S. policy toward China has been misdirected for decades and policymakers are now recalibrating ties, Senator Elizabeth Warren told reporters during a visit to Beijing amid heightened trade tensions between the world's two largest economies.

14 Mar 2018

Trump eyes tariffs on up to £43 billion Chinese goods; tech, telecoms, apparel targeted

WASHINGTON/BEIJING U.S. President Donald Trump is seeking to impose tariffs on up to $60 billion (43 billion pounds) of Chinese imports and will target the technology and telecommunications sectors, two people who had discussed the issue with the Trump administration said on Tuesday. | Video

13 Mar 2018

China plans new competition, food watchdog in government revamp

BEIJING China will form a powerful new competition and food safety regulator in a bid to ramp up oversight of mergers and acquisitions and price-fixing as the world's second-largest economy seeks to make policymaking more efficient.

13 Mar 2018

China plans new competition, food watchdog in government revamp

BEIJING China will form a powerful new competition and food safety regulator in a bid to ramp up oversight of mergers and acquisitions and price-fixing as the world's second-largest economy seeks to make policymaking more efficient.

05 Mar 2018

China boosts defence spending, rattling its neighbours' nerves

BEIJING China on Monday unveiled its largest defence spending increase in three years, setting an 8.1 percent growth target this year, fuelling an ambitious military modernisation programme and making its neighbours nervous.

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