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U.S. sets China trade deal terms, sources say, but Beijing mum

13 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON/BEIJING Washington has set its terms for a trade deal with China, offering to suspend some tariffs on Chinese goods and cut others in exchange for Beijing's buying more American farm goods, U.S. sources said on Thursday. | Video

China november exports fall, but import growth hints of recovering demand

08 Dec 2019

BEIJING China's exports in November shrank for the fourth consecutive month, underscoring persistent pressures on manufacturers from the Sino-U.S. war but growth in imports may be a sign that Beijing's stimulus steps are helping to stoke demand.

China November exports fall, but import growth hints of recovering demand

08 Dec 2019

BEIJING China's exports in November shrank for the fourth consecutive month, underscoring persistent pressures on manufacturers from the Sino-U.S. war but growth in imports may be a sign that Beijing's stimulus steps are helping to stoke demand.

China warns U.S. over Uighur bill, raising doubts over early trade deal

05 Dec 2019

BEIJING/WASHINGTON China warned on Wednesday that U.S. legislation calling for a tougher response to Beijing's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority will affect bilateral cooperation, clouding prospects for a near-term deal to end a trade war. | Video

Trump says new U.S. law on Hong Kong doesn't help China trade talks

03 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON/BEIJING U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday U.S. legislation backing protesters in Hong Kong did not make trade negotiations with China easier, but added he believes Beijing still wants a deal with the United States.

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 factory activity unexpectedly returns to growth in November

30 Nov 2019

BEIJING Factory activity in China unexpectedly returned to growth in November for the first time in seven months, as domestic demand picked up on Beijing's accelerated stimulus measures to steady growth.

Excited China fans cheer NBA game despite row over HK tweet

10 Oct 2019

SHANGHAI/BEIJING Thousands of Chinese fans cheered and clapped through an NBA exhibition game in Shanghai on Thursday after days of controversy and online vitriol over a now-deleted tweet by a team manager backing anti-China protests in Hong Kong. | Video

China TV drops NBA exhibition games; league defends free speech

09 Oct 2019

TOKYO/BEIJING Chinese state television said on Tuesday it would not air NBA exhibition games played in the country this week, heaping pressure on the U.S. basketball league after a tweet by a Houston Rockets executive backing protests in Hong Kong. | Video

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