Monetary / Fiscal Policy / Policy Makers

China calls on Canada to release Huawei executive Meng

China calls on Canada to release Huawei executive Meng

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China urged Canada on Monday to release detained Huawei Technologies executive Meng Wanzhou as soon as possible. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang, [more…]

China agriculture minister urges authorities to prevent recurrence of African swine fever

China agriculture minister urges authorities to prevent recurrence of African swine fever

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture minister urged authorities to prevent a recurrence in African swine fever outbreaks, according to a statement on the ministry’s website [more…]

Five patients quarantined in China’s Zhejiang for respiratory illness

Five patients quarantined in China’s Zhejiang for respiratory illness

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s eastern province of Zhejiang on Monday reported that five patients are in quarantine for respiratory illness but the diagnosis is not [more…]

China’s national health commission says viral outbreak is ‘controllable’

China’s national health commission says viral outbreak is ‘controllable’

Published 19/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s National Health Commission on Sunday said the outbreak of a new strain of coronavirus is controllable, in the first statement from [more…]

China’s yuan leads rally ahead of U.S. trade deal

China’s yuan leads rally ahead of U.S. trade deal

Published 13/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - China’s yuan led a rally in trade-sensitive currencies on Monday and the Australian dollar recovered some recent losses as the imminent signing [more…]

China says U.S. congress report on China’s human rights neither objective nor credible

China says U.S. congress report on China’s human rights neither objective nor credible

Published 09/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s foreign ministry said on Thursday that a U.S. Congressional report that called for sanctions against Beijing over human rights abuses was [more…]

China’s Vice Premier Liu to sign U.S. trade deal in Washington next week

China’s Vice Premier Liu to sign U.S. trade deal in Washington next week

Published 09/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Vice Premier Liu He, head of the country’s negotiation team in Sino-U.S. trade talks, will sign a “Phase 1” deal in [more…]

China’s central bank signs currency settlement agreement with Laos

China’s central bank signs currency settlement agreement with Laos

Published 09/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s central bank said on Thursday that it has signed a currency agreement with Laos, allowing direct local currency settlement for transactions [more…]

Indonesian trade unions to rally as government files new labor rules to parliament

Indonesian trade unions to rally as government files new labor rules to parliament

Published 09/01/2020

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A coalition of trade unions will mobilize thousands of people next week to block the Indonesian government’s plan to relax restrictive labor [more…]

Thai central bank has not closed door to further easing: governor

Thai central bank has not closed door to further easing: governor

Published 23/12/2019

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand’s central bank has not shut the door to further monetary policy easing should the economy worsen, the governor said on Monday, [more…]