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China's slowdown deepens; industrial output growth falls to 17-1/2 year low

16 Sep 2019

BEIJING The slowdown in China's economy deepened in August, with growth in industrial production at its weakest 17-1/2 years amid spreading pain from a trade war with the United States and softening domestic demand.

Washington, Beijing lay ground for trade deal talks; China buys U.S. soybeans

12 Sep 2019

BEIJING/WASHINGTON The United States on Thursday welcomed China's renewed purchases of U.S. farm goods while maintaining the threat of U.S. tariff hikes as the world's two largest economies prepared the ground for talks aimed at breaking the logjam in their trade war.

Signs of new U.S.-China trade discussions emerge as increased tariffs loom

30 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON/BEIJING The United States and China gave signs on Thursday that they will resume trade talks as the two economic superpowers discussed the next round of in-person negotiations in September ahead of a looming deadline for additional U.S. tariffs.

Cathay Pacific shares slump after China cracks down on staff protests

12 Aug 2019

BEIJING/HONG KONG Shares in Cathay Pacific Airways closed at a 10-year low on Monday after the Hong Kong flag carrier became caught in crosswinds between Beijing and pro-democracy groups in the Asian financial hub. | Video

China orders Cathay Pacific to suspend staff backing Hong Kong protests

09 Aug 2019

HONG KONG/BEIJING China's aviation regulator on Friday demanded Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways suspend personnel who have engaged in illegal protests in the city from staffing flights into its airspace from August 10.

China orders Cathay Pacific to suspend staff backing Hong Kong protests

09 Aug 2019

HONG KONG/BEIJING China's aviation regulator on Friday demanded Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways suspend personnel who have engaged in illegal protests in the city from staffing flights into its airspace from August 10.

China orders Cathay Pacific to suspend staff backing Hong Kong protests

09 Aug 2019

HONG KONG/BEIJING China's aviation regulator on Friday demanded Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways suspend personnel who have engaged in illegal protests in the city from staffing flights into its airspace from August 10.

UPDATE 2-China orders Cathay Pacific to suspend staff backing Hong Kong protests

09 Aug 2019

* Cathay staff who join protests a threat to safety - China authority

Air China to suspend Beijing-Hawaii flights amid weak travel demand

06 Aug 2019

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Air China will suspend its flights on the Beijing-Hawaii route from Aug. 27 after a review of its network, China's flagship carrier said on Tuesday, as travel demand remains weak amid an escalating U.S.-China trade war.

China's tax cuts hit local government coffers, may undermine stimulus

01 Aug 2019

BEIJING China's $300 billion in tax cuts aimed at stimulating its slowing economy are starting to hurt the revenues of debt-ridden provincial governments, with poor western regions suffering the most from squeezed budgets, a Reuters analysis showed.

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