Economy

China's June trade with North Korea falls by more than half

Jul 13, 2018

China imports from North Korea plunge by 93 percent in June under U.N. sanctions imposed to stop Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs

China's trade grows in June amid tensions with Washington

Jul 13, 2018

China's trade grows by double digits in June amid tensions with Washington

Chicago mayor meets Chinese VP amid trade dispute

Jul 12, 2018

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, on a mission to salvage business deals threatened by a tariff war, says Chinese officials expressed confidence during his visit to Beijing that they can survive the spiraling dispute with Washington

Vietnam jails 6 of dozens arrested for economic law protests

Jul 12, 2018

Vietnam has sentenced six people to up to two-and-a-half years in prison after finding them guilty of throwing rocks, bricks and gas bombs at police in protests against a proposed law on special economic zones

Moon vows to increase trade with Singapore, Southeast Asia

Jul 12, 2018

South Korea's president has pledged to increase trade with Singapore as part of a strategy to raise its economic influence in the region

Asian markets rebound from trade fears

Jul 12, 2018

Asian stock markets have rebounded following Wall Street's decline amid anxiety over U.S.-Chinese trade tensions

The Latest: US says WTO must do more on China trade policies

Jul 11, 2018

The U.S. ambassador to the World Trade Organization is calling for the global trade body to update its rules to deal with complaints about Chinese industrial policies that he said harm other countries.

China vows retaliation for $200 billion US tariff threat

Jul 11, 2018

China's government has vowed to take 'firm and forceful measures' against US threats to expand tariff hikes to a new range of goods including fish sticks and French doors

World markets tumble as US, China intensify their trade war

Jul 11, 2018

Global stocks are sharply lower after Beijing hit back at U.S. plans for tariffs on $200 billion more Chinese exports

China auto sales growth weakens in June amid trade battle

Jul 11, 2018

China's auto sales growth decelerated in June, adding to economic worries facing Beijing amid a worsening trade battle with Washington