Rappler's latest stories on trade war
The People's Bank of China says Fitch Bohua will be able to conduct ratings in China's interbank bond market, marking a further step in opening the industry
The list of goods includes medical disinfectant, rare-earth metal ores, and some silicon wafers used in the electronics industry
After trading barbs over the origin of the coronavirus, the United States and China agree 'good progress' is being made on their phase one trade deal
Investors are rattled as the Trump administration steps up its criticism of China over the coronavirus
Concerns are mounting that conditions of the initial deal between the United States and China cannot be met as the coronavirus threatens the world economy
United States Federal Reserve officials note the 'phase one' trade deal with China 'would still leave a large portion of the tariffs in place'
'We don't want to make it impossible to do business with us,' says United States President Donald Trump, even as he has launched disputes with trading partners
Products that will qualify for the exemptions include patient monitors, blood transfusion equipment, and instruments to measure blood pressure
Levies of 5% and 10% on more than 1,700 items will be cut 'to alleviate economic and trade friction'
US President Donald Trump says he would then travel to Beijing to continue negotiations 'at a later date'
China puts on hold the addition of 10% and 5% tariffs on some American imports, following a 'phase one' trade deal with the United States
Reports Washington and Beijing had struck a bargain at last send US stocks sailing to their first record closes of December
The olive branch comes as the two sides edge towards a mini agreement Washington says includes a Chinese promise to increase the purchase of US farm products
The US president at first seemed reluctant to sign the bill, but with almost unanimous US congressional support for the measure, he has little political room to maneuver
The US Commerce Department grants 'narrow licenses to authorize limited and specific activities which do not pose a significant risk to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United States'
(UPDATED) Huawei says the extension does nothing to alter the company's view that Washington has treated it unfairly, and continues to call for its removal from a foreign technology blacklist
'A deal could happen soon,' United States President Donald Trump tells business leaders, while also saying tariffs would be jacked up if no deal is reached with China
If confirmed by the US, the comments could be the latest positive signal in efforts by negotiators to formalize a partial trade deal – although details remain sparse
The United States trade gap falls 4.7% to $52.5 billion in September 2019
Thailand and the Philippines have shrugged off cybersecurity warnings in a rush to exploit the ultra-fast 5G network promised by China's biggest smartphone maker, while Vietnam has edged away from Huawei
Just $5,400 worth of Japanese beer is shipped to South Korea in September 2019, compared to $7.2 million worth in the same month last year
USTR announces that the two countries have spoken about 'Phase One of the US-China trade agreement'
With China a key driver of global growth, the soft reading adds to concerns about the world economy and prompts speculation that authorities will unveil fresh stimulus following a series of other measures in recent months
American farmers aren't celebrating just yet, as they seek concrete information on the United States' tentative trade deal with China
China's imports dive 8.5% while exports drop 3.2% in September 2019, amid its trade war with the United States
Analysts say the initial trade agreement between the United States and China will take weeks to finalize and the details remain unclear
The atmosphere surrounding the talks is acrimonious and shifting rapidly, with one news report overnight saying Chinese officials could cut short their visit
(UPDATED) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweets: 'China must end its draconian surveillance and repression, release all those arbitrarily detained and cease its coercion of Chinese Muslims abroad'
As the US-China trade war drags on, a Chinese commerce ministry spokesman says he hopes the two sides could 'create beneficial conditions for cooperation'
The announcement is the latest in a series of appeasement measures between the world's two biggest economies
(UPDATED) This marks the first time China has announced products to be excluded from tariffs, as its trade war with the United States continues
South Korea accuses Japan of violating World Trade Organization principles
A phone accessories manufacturer, for instance, sets up in the Philippines, Taiwan, and Vietnam due to the United States-China trade war
(UPDATED) The news will be seen as a sign of optimism in a trade war that has weighed on the global economy and stock markets while also shaking diplomatic relations between the two powers
The United States trade gap narrows by 2.7% to $54 billion in July 2019, the largest drop in 5 months
US President Donald Trump claims Chinese negotiators may be holding out for a better deal in hopes he will be voted out in the 2020 presidential elections
'These American tariffs seriously violate the consensus reached by the leaders of our two countries in Osaka,' Beijing's commerce ministry says, referring to trade discussions in the Japanese city in June
More than $250 billion worth of China's $540 billion in exports to the US are already subject to tariffs
'We believe that the issue that should really be discussed is canceling further tariffs on $550 billion of Chinese goods, and preventing the trade war from continuing to escalate,' says China's Gao Feng
(UPDATED) 'China called last night...said let's get back to the table. So we'll be getting back to the table,' says President Donald Trump, adding that 'they want to make a deal'
(UPDATED) United States President Donald Trump and his fellow G7 leaders will meet in France as wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest and trade tensions heat up
China retaliates and takes action against $75 billion in American goods, while the United States fires back again by increasing tariffs on $550 billion in Chinese products
(UPDATED) Beijing says it will also reimpose a 25% tariff on US autos and a 5% tariff on auto parts starting December 15
A tweet by the US president appears to link a trade deal with Beijing to the resolution of a standoff with Hong Kong pro-democracy supporters
South Korea creates a new category for countries that have signed the world's top 4 export control agreements but 'violate international norms.' It places Japan alone in that category.
'We'll see whether or not we keep our meeting in September,' says President Donald Trump
The new rules are part of a sweeping effort by President Donald Trump's administration to restrict Huawei, which officials claim is linked to Chinese intelligence
US President Donald Trump says other countries are clamoring to reach trade deals with the US following the tariffs imposed on China
'Slapping on tariffs is definitely not a constructive way to resolve economic and trade frictions, it's not the correct way,' says Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi
This time the US leader says Beijing was supposed to start buying US agricultural products but they have shown 'no signs that they are doing so'