China

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…]

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…]

China’s farm stocks defy Sino-U.S. trade rout on local demand…

China’s farm stocks defy Sino-U.S. trade rout on local demand…

Published 20/05/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The fresh escalation in the long-running Sino-U.S. trade dispute prompted a sharp selloff in Chinese markets last week with the yuan and [more…]

Tencent Video delays ‘Game of Thrones’ finale in China, prompts fan…

Tencent Video delays ‘Game of Thrones’ finale in China, prompts fan…

Published 20/05/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s Tencent Video has delayed the broadcast of the “Game of Thrones” finale, according to an official message published by the online [more…]

U.S. intellectual property complaints a ‘political tool’: China…

U.S. intellectual property complaints a ‘political tool’: China…

Published 20/05/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese state media on Monday criticized the United States for its complaints about intellectual property theft, calling them a “political tool” intended [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…]

Schumer asks government to probe rail tech from China

Schumer asks government to probe rail tech from China

Published 19/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer is asking the federal government to investigate if a plan for new subway cars in New [more…]

Genus shares surge on deal to market gene-edited pigs in China

Genus shares surge on deal to market gene-edited pigs in China

Published 16/05/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - British livestock genetics firm Genus agreed on Thursday to license its know-how on virus-resistant pigs to Beijing Capital Agribusiness Co Ltd, which [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…]