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President Donald Trump says there is a 'good possibility' Washington will reach an agreement with Beijing to end the escalating trade conflict, and that 'it's possible that Huawei would be included in a trade deal'
'Consumers in the US and China are unequivocally the losers from trade tensions,' Gita Gopinath, the International Monetary Fund's chief economist, says in a blog post
OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria says there is 'an urgent need' for Washington and Beijing to bury their differences
White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow says the chances of Donald Trump and Xi Jinping meeting during the Group of 20 summit in Japan in late June 'are probably pretty good'
'Would be wise for them (China) to act now,' United States President Donald Trump says in a tweet
US and Chinese representatives return to the bargaining table amid a sudden flare-up in hostilities, while President Donald Trump is still hopeful of salvaging a trade deal
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde also says recent 'rumors and tweets' make an agreement between the United States and China less likely
At the Belt and Road Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping appeals to all countries to 'create a good investment environment' and to treat the Chinese 'equally'
However, France says it will make a show of opposing the start of the talks when the negotiating mandate is put to a vote of EU agriculture ministers seen as largely symbolic
'We will never use the exchange rate for the purpose of competition, nor will we use the exchange rate to increase China's exports,' says People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang
A meeting between Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, is also expected this month
The US president also says he plans to hold a summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping at his Florida estate Mar-a-Lago to sign a deal
Chinese trade envoy Liu He is leading Beijing's delegation in meetings with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and other American officials
The two sides are working towards a Memorandum of Understanding to detail their commitments ahead of a potential meeting between Trump and X
'The bottom line – we see an economy that is growing more slowly than we had anticipated,' says International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde
Financial markets worldwide have lost ground in recent days as comments about the status of the talks turned more cautious
In a breakthrough, China agrees to increase imports of US goods and boost cooperation on protecting intellectual property
The two sides have just a month remaining in a 90-day truce declared in December in the trade war
The world's two largest economies are battling for nothing less than future dominance in critical high-tech industries, according to US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, the lead US negotiator
Under WTO regulations, parties in a dispute can block a first request for the creation of an arbitration panel, but if the parties make a second request, it is all but guaranteed to go through
The 6.6% growth is above the official target of around 6.5%, but is down from the 6.8% chalked up in 2017, according to the National Bureau of Statistics
American and Chinese trade officials have until March 1 to resolve their trade war, to prevent a sharp increase in punitive US duties on $200 billion in Chinese goods
Growth of the world economy is expected to slow to 2.9% this year, and 2.8% in 2020, slightly below the previous forecast
The American delegation in Beijing includes officials from the Treasury, Commerce, Agriculture and Energy departments
Trump hails his 'solid friendship' with China's Xi, despite the ongoing trade war between the two countries
Chinese President Xi Jinping expresses hope that 'both teams can meet each other halfway and reach an agreement beneficial to both countries and the world as early as possible,' reports Chinese state-run news agency Xinhua
The Chinese commerce ministry lauds Donald Trump's talks with Xi Jinping at the weekend as 'successful' and says it is 'confident' that their agreement will be implemented
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says US and China held 'very specific discussions' in Buenos Aires on December 1 on steps to defuse their conflict
At their dinner meeting in Buenos Aires, Trump and Xi Jinping agree to suspend any new tariffs and give negotiators 90 days to strike a deal
(3rd UPDATE) Trump withdraws his threat to raise the US tariffs even more on January 1, in return for a promise from China to buy more US goods and enter into a 90-day period of talks to resolve their differences
The weekend summit is confronted with increasingly dire warnings of the potential harm faced by the world economy from Trump's trade wars
'China's aggressive, state-directed industrial policies are causing severe harm to US workers and manufacturers,' says US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer
'Trade is to form ... peace. Trade is to communicate...nobody can stop free trade' says Jack Ma, the Alibaba e-commerce tycoon
'A continued escalation of tensions would pose real risks,' says World Trade Organization chief Roberto Azevedo
The International Monetary Fund also warns that 'everyone is going to suffer' from a trade-and-currency clash between the United States and China, the world's two biggest economies
The International Monetary Fund warns that risks highlighted in previous reports 'have become more pronounced or have partially materialized' in the real world
The United States' relations with China and Russia continue to plummet amid President Donald Trump's accusations against the two countries
The UN Conference on Trade and Development warns of 'economic storm clouds gathering,' with tepid growth being fueled by skyrocketing debt
The allegation adds an explosive new element to a tense situation after Trump pulled the trigger on 10% tariffs against another $200 billion in Chinese goods from next week, with a threat of more tariffs on another $267 billion
President Donald Trump threatened to slap another more tariffs on all imported Chinese goods, says another $200 billion 'could take place very soon'
The US President is mad that the Wisconsin-based manufacturer – once a presidential favorite – announced it is moving some production out of the US
China's levies will come into force at 12:01 on August 23, according to a statement on the finance ministry's web site
Some ministers have called for the early conclusion of talks for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, a 16-nation pact poised to become the world's largest free-trade agreement
China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi says the threat of retaliatory tariffs against the United States was a measure taken to 'uphold the interests of the Chinese people'
(UPDATED) The commerce ministry issues a statement saying the new duties would be applied if Washington pulls the trigger on President Donald Trump's threat to raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods
'Unilateralism and protectionism are mounting, dealing a severe blow to multilateralism and the multilateral trading regime,' Chinese President Xi Jinping says, without mentioning the United States by name
European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker, follows a long list of European leaders who have tried to lure Trump away from a protectionist onslaught that has spooked financial markets and the world
US president is picking international trade fights in many fronts
President Trump rails against Chinese imports, pushes for 'buy American', and launches the trade confrontation to punish China for what he considers predatory trade policies. But his anger does not appear to extend to flags.
(UPDATED) Reacting to the 'totally unacceptable' Washington list, the commerce ministry in Beijing says it will be forced to take 'countermeasures'