Chinese growth slowed only slightly in the second quarter with the impact of the deepening trade conflict with the United States yet to kick in, according to analysts surveyed by Agence France-Presse. China is expected to announce that the...
Major export centres in China that depend heavily on trade with the United States for economic growth may be about to feel more pain as the countries’ trade war expands. With US President Donald Trump about to escalate the...
China’s imports from North Korea plunged 92.6 per cent in June compared with a year earlier under United Nations sanctions imposed to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programmes, the customs agency said on Friday. Exports of Chinese oil and...
Air China will fire pilots of an aircraft that plummeted 25,000 feet in 10 minutes, after the state aviation regulator said that one of them had smoked an e-cigarette and made an error that forced the plane’s emergency...
Bilateral trade between China and the US was booming last month during the exchange of trade threats between Beijing and Washington, Chinese official customs data showed. China’s exports to the US rose 12.6 per cent in June compared with...
Among the thousands of Chinese products targeted by the US administration in its latest salvo of tariffs are some rare earth metals, little known chemical elements that are vital to products ranging from hi-tech lasers to wind turbines...
Nineteen people have been killed in an explosion at a chemical plant in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan, local authorities said. The explosion happened at 6.30pm on Thursday in an industrial zone in Jiangan county, according to a...
The US-China trade war, hitherto largely confined to industrial, technological, and agricultural wares, has opened a new front: culture. Towards the end of the 205-page docket issued on Tuesday by the Trump administration announcing new retaliatory tariffs on Chinese...
The United States should “take the gun off” China’s head and start keeping its word in order to have useful talks on ending a trade war, Beijing’s vice-minister of commerce said Thursday. Wang Shouwen, representing China during the country’s...
Exiled Chinese dissident Liao Yiwu has defended his decision to release emotional recordings of phone calls with the widow of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo despite intense pressure from Western diplomats not to go public with the...

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