International Trade

Trump says tariffs making companies leave China, a deal can’t be…

Trump says tariffs making companies leave China, a deal can’t be…

Published 20/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said his tariffs on Chinese goods are causing companies to move production out of China to Vietnam and [more…]

Year-old Xinhua alert spreads proclaiming U.S.-China trade row…

Year-old Xinhua alert spreads proclaiming U.S.-China trade row…

Published 20/05/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s official Xinhua news agency condemned the spreading of “false news” on Monday after some websites published a year-old alert announcing a [more…]

STMicroelectronics declines to comment on Nikkei report on Huawei…

STMicroelectronics declines to comment on Nikkei report on Huawei…

Published 20/05/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - STMicroelectronics declined to comment on Monday on a report in the Nikkei Asian Review that said it was set to have meetings [more…]

China’s tech transfer problem is growing, EU business group says

China’s tech transfer problem is growing, EU business group says

Published 20/05/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - Cases of European firms forced to transfer technology in China are increasing despite Beijing saying the problem does not exist, a European [more…]

U.S. senator convening meetings to warn business, academia of China…

U.S. senator convening meetings to warn business, academia of China…

Published 20/05/2019

(Reuters) - U.S. Senator Mark Warner said on Sunday that he has been organizing meetings between U.S. intelligence officials and the country’s business and academic [more…]

Exclusive: U.S. may scale back Huawei trade restrictions to help…

Exclusive: U.S. may scale back Huawei trade restrictions to help…

Published 18/05/2019

(Corrects title in 17th paragraph of this May 17 story to say “Chief Financial Officer” Meng Wanzhou, not “Chief Executive Officer”.) By Karen Freifeld (Reuters) [more…]

Brazil seeks China’s OK for genetically modified sugarcane

Brazil seeks China’s OK for genetically modified sugarcane

Published 15/05/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - Brazil’s agriculture minister will ask Chinese officials on Thursday to greenlight exports to the Asian nation of sugar made from genetically modified [more…]

China says will never surrender to outside pressure as U.S. trade…

China says will never surrender to outside pressure as U.S. trade…

Published 13/05/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s foreign ministry said on Monday the country will never surrender to external pressure after Washington renewed its threat to impose tariffs [more…]

UK PM May’s party slumps to fifth place as pressure mounts for her…

UK PM May’s party slumps to fifth place as pressure mounts for her…

Published 13/05/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives have fallen to fifth place in an opinion poll ahead of the May 23 European parliamentary [more…]

U.S. agriculture secretary urges Japan to reach trade deal

U.S. agriculture secretary urges Japan to reach trade deal

Published 13/05/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue urged Japan on Monday to move swiftly to clinch a trade deal with Washington on farm [more…]