China-US Trade Relations

2018-05-04 11:43 GMT+8

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, also head of China's trade delegation to the US, described the trade talks between the two countries as practical in an exclusive interview with CGTN. 

2018-05-20 13:19 GMT+8

The governments of China and the United States have released a joint statement regarding progress made in trade talks and directions moving forward. READ the full text.

2018-05-20 03:12 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping's special envoy and Vice Premier Liu He said on Saturday that China and the US have reached consensuses on economic and trade issues, pledging not to engage in a trade war.

2018-05-20 07:50 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping's special envoy and Vice Premier Liu He arrived in Washington, DC, for trade negotiations on Tuesday afternoon.

2018-05-16 11:54 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping's special envoy and Vice Premier Liu He will visit the US from May 15 to 19 for trade talks, Lu Kang, spokesman of China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, announced at Monday’s daily briefing.

2018-05-14 15:24 GMT+8

China appreciates the positive remarks made by the US on ZTE issue and is maintaining close communication with the US, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Monday.

2018-05-14 16:01 GMT+8

US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that Washington and Beijing are working to get Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE, which is suffering from a US exports ban, back into business.

2018-05-14 08:05 GMT+8

Chinese Ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai said Friday that the trade imbalance between China and the US cannot and will not last in the long run.

2018-05-13 15:52 GMT+8

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will visit Washington DC, at a proper time to continue the discussion on China-US trade friction with US President Donald Trump’s economic team, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce said in a statement on Wednesday. 

2018-05-09 15:13 GMT+8

The statistics for the import and export of goods have been released by China's General Administration of Customs. Imported goods have witnessed a jump and increased with a year-on-year growth of 11.7 percent in April.

2018-05-08 23:10 GMT+8

The trademark principle in Trump administration’s negotiation with China is the emphasis on fair and reciprocal rules. That means both sides’ trade regulations need to be on equal footings. While Washington’s purveying of equality in these matters appears to be righteous, the latest statement from White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders regarding Civil Aviation Administration of China’s recent regulatory demand - the accusation about it being Orwellian - in fact reminisces about George Orwell’s other famous statement that “all animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.”   

2018-05-08 19:40 GMT+8

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will visit Washington next week to “continue the discussions” with US President Donald Trump’s economic team, the White House said on Monday, after the two countries agreed to set up a work mechanism to maintain close communications in Beijing last week.

2018-05-08 08:01 GMT+8

The trade conflict between China and US may upset the Apple supply chain, a major iPhone components supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) warned, Financial Times reported Monday. 

2018-05-07 12:15 GMT+8

The US-China relationship established four decades ago is the most important bilateral ties in the world today and peoples in both countries are benefiting from the deepening economic integration, former US Ambassador to China Gary Locke has said.

2018-05-07 08:39 GMT+8

Yang Jiechi, member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, spoke with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on China-U.S. relations on the phone late Saturday.

2018-05-06 02:52 GMT+8

China’s ZTE has formally submitted a request to the US Commerce Department for the suspension of a Denial Order, which bans US companies from selling components and software for 7 years, the company said in a filing to Shenzhen stock exchange on Sunday.

2018-05-06 22:44 GMT+8

The world was watching when China and the US held economic and trade consultations in Beijing Thursday and Friday.

2018-05-05 21:53 GMT+8

We should not expect that a two-day negotiation could solve all the issues at once, says Li Yong, co-chairman of China Association of International Trade, about the just-concluded trade talks between high-level officials from China and the US.

2018-05-05 15:35 GMT+8

A US delegation led by US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was sent by President Donald Trump to Beijing in an effort to ease the trade tension with China. Although Mnuchin sounded a positive note on Friday about talks between US and Chinese officials, divergences still remain. Washington insists on a 200 billion US dollar cut in Chinese trade surplus with the US, which has been the main issue of the talk.

2018-05-05 13:48 GMT+8

China and the United States reached agreements on some issues in their economic and trade consultations in Beijing from Thursday to Friday, and agreed to set up a work mechanism to keep close communication.

2018-05-04 16:37 GMT+8

Pursuing unilateralism and protectionism is no different from “building a wall for self-isloation,” said Hua Chunying, spokesperson for China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on Friday. 

2018-05-04 18:01 GMT+8

China has lodged stern representations on the case involving Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE during negotiations with the US trade delegation, a Ministry of Commerce spokesperson said on Friday.

2018-05-04 16:42 GMT+8

1,143 world-renowned economists, including 15 Nobel laureates, have signed a letter warning US President Donald Trump his protectionist policies risk leading the US towards the same devastating mistakes made in the 1930s.

2018-05-04 11:24 GMT+8

The recent trade dispute between China and the United States and the threat of the US sanctions on Chinese goods has fueled speculation of a trade war between the two most important economic powers in the world. While most experts are in agreement that such a trade war would be absolutely devastating for both countries, with no up-sides whatsoever, if a solution is not forthcoming at the present round of meetings between the two delegations in Beijing, the danger of such a trade war could be imminent.

2018-05-04 10:35 GMT+8

A delegation of high-level US officials, headed by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, is in Beijing to discuss prickly economic and trade issues with a Chinese team led by Vice Premier Liu He.

2018-05-04 09:11 GMT+8