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China out in force at Frankfurt car show, led by battery builders

China out in force at Frankfurt car show, led by battery builders

Published 11/09/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Chinese suppliers and manufacturers have stepped up their presence at the Frankfurt auto show, capitalizing on a strong position in electric technologies [more…]

China exempts some U.S. goods from retaliatory tariffs as fresh…

China exempts some U.S. goods from retaliatory tariffs as fresh…

Published 11/09/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China announced its first batch of tariff exemptions for 16 types of U.S. products, days ahead of a planned meeting between trade [more…]

China boosts soft power in Pakistan via film and social media

China boosts soft power in Pakistan via film and social media

Published 11/09/2019

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - In a small office at the Pakistani Television Corporation (PTV) headquarters in Islamabad, producers are preparing to air a video interview of [more…]

Philippines’ Duterte says Xi offering gas deal if arbitration case…

Philippines’ Duterte says Xi offering gas deal if arbitration case…

Published 11/09/2019

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said his Chinese counterpart has offered Manila a controlling stake in a joint energy venture in the South [more…]

Canada again sails warship through sensitive Taiwan Strait

Canada again sails warship through sensitive Taiwan Strait

Published 11/09/2019

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada has sailed a warship through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, the Canadian government said, three months after a similar operation and amid [more…]

Japan imports first LNG cargo from China as utilities try to cut costs

Japan imports first LNG cargo from China as utilities try to cut costs

Published 02/09/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - (This August 29 story has been corrected to say China National Offshore Oil Corp, not CNOOC Ltd, in paragraph three.) Japan imported [more…]

Banker exits, zombie accounts: China’s Shanghai free trade zone…

Banker exits, zombie accounts: China’s Shanghai free trade zone…

Published 02/09/2019

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - When China launched the expansion of the Shanghai free trade zone (FTZ) recently and announced six new FTZs in July, officials touted [more…]

China, U.S. kick off new round of tariffs in trade war

China, U.S. kick off new round of tariffs in trade war

Published 01/09/2019

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States began imposing 15% tariffs on a variety of Chinese goods on Sunday - including footwear, smart watches and flat-panel [more…]

Solomon Islands eyes shift in diplomatic ties to China from Taiwan

Solomon Islands eyes shift in diplomatic ties to China from Taiwan

Published 01/09/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Solomon Islands, one of Taiwan’s few remaining diplomatic allies, has formed a team of ministers to talk to Beijing ahead of [more…]