China-US Trade

2018-07-07 19:15 GMT+8

China is confident it can maintain its growth momentum in foreign trade amid the ongoing China-US trade disputes, Commerce Ministry spokesman Gao Feng said at a regular press conference on Thursday.

2018-08-30 16:01 GMT+8

During six days of hearings, impacted business owners and trade groups have been seeking to influence the Trump administration, mostly requesting to be exempted from a massive list of tariffs on 200 billion US dollars in Chinese exports.

2018-08-28 14:01 GMT+8

The US Department of Agriculture said on Monday that its initial farm aid package under its SOS plan to rescue hurt farmers hit by retaliatory tariffs would include 4.7 billion US dollars in direct payments. 

2018-08-28 11:02 GMT+8

Editor's note: John Ross is a  senior fellow at Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies under Renmin University of China. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN. 

2018-08-30 09:25 GMT+8

Editor's note: The article based on an interview with Yu Yongding, former president of the China Society of World Economics and director of the Institute of World Economics and Politics at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. It reflects the author's opinions, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-08-29 23:14 GMT+8

The trade issues between China and the US can only be resolved through equal negotiations, Chinese commerce ministry spokesman Gao Feng said.

2018-08-30 17:16 GMT+8

Global trade is under threat and whether or not the current situation is a trade war, the first shots have been fired and this calls for action, said Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Roberto Azevedo.

2018-08-29 10:50 GMT+8

At the World Trade Organization's July General Council meeting in Geneva, the US ambassador to the WTO, Dennis Shea, said this about China: China is in fact the most protectionist, mercantilist economy in the world. But is that really a fact, or simply sensationalism? 

2018-08-31 09:04 GMT+8

The chief of China General Chamber of Commerce-USA (CGCC) has called on the governments of China and the United States to solve the ongoing trade tensions via negotiation.

2018-08-30 22:48 GMT+8

The US Commerce Department recently granted a tariff exemption to oil major Chevron for its imports of 4.5-inch Japanese steel tubes for oil exploration.

2018-08-29 11:36 GMT+8

China will send a delegation to Washington in late August for trade talks at the invitation of the US, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) said in a statement on Thursday.

2018-08-16 09:43 GMT+8

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday that tariffs will not resolve the trade imbalance between China and the US.

2018-08-02 18:47 GMT+8

The trade war launched by the US is global, and not only with China, the Commerce Ministry in Beijing said on Thursday.

2018-07-12 21:04 GMT+8

Donald Trump's plan to levy tariffs on China is unjustified and will not be effective. There will be no winner in this trade war. Only losers. Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said on Wednesday.

2018-07-20 08:46 GMT+8

China urges the US to rationally deal with trade frictions instead of blackmailing China impulsively, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said at a daily news briefing on Thursday.

2018-08-02 16:38 GMT+8

The sun is shining and the waters are flowing… Oh, hello! Didn't see you there. I'm just roasting in the California sun. It's been a good year for me and my family. In fact, our harvest this year might be the best ever on record at 2.45 billion pounds. The world depends on us to satiate its appetite, since our state provides over eight out of 10 almonds in the world.

2018-08-17 09:01 GMT+8

Nothing embodies Trump's presidential campaign in 2016 more than the bright red caps stitched with the battle cry Make America Great Again (MAGA). At the time, the iconic mesh apparel was proudly worn by Trump supporters to reclaim what they saw as glory lost to a changing economy.

2018-07-31 14:01 GMT+8

The US has long reigned supreme in the world of high-tech, inventing the transistor, developing information theory, and eventually creating the microprocessor, all so a septuagenarian can sit on his toilet at five in the morning and post a tweet that makes you question his sanity.

2018-08-07 09:42 GMT+8

Hi, everybody. I am a soybean. I may not look like much, but I'm very important. Of course, you all know I'm the key to tofu and soy sauce. But my family and I can also be made into soybean oil, which goes into all of your favorite foods, like cakes, cookies, and bread.

2018-07-20 09:36 GMT+8

You've probably heard that Donald Trump imposed tariffs on China on July 6. You hear alarming phrases such as trade war, and tit-for-tat. You also see the staggering figure of 50 billion US dollars, which is the cost of items from China that Trump has just levied taxes on.

2018-07-09 09:19 GMT+8

The United States has been the world's dominant economic power for the past 70 years.

2018-07-09 08:34 GMT+8

Donald Trump's credibility as US president has been questioned domestically and internationally since before his election – as he punches holes in the values the world believed the US stood for, tweet by tweet, it is lying in tatters.

2018-07-07 11:03 GMT+8

The world trading system is built on rules. Rules that keep the global economy flowing.

2018-07-08 09:06 GMT+8

I’m Robert Lawrence Kuhn and here’s what I’m watching: How China is responding to the trade war?

2018-07-29 16:40 GMT+8

Those who sense their time, win.

2018-07-30 13:48 GMT+8

Many say China's hunger for world trade started in 1421 with this man: Admiral Zheng He, a mariner during the Ming Dynasty. But actually what he did was not trade. It was basically Chinese emperors sending out gifts and receiving adulation in return.

2018-07-06 17:08 GMT+8

On Wednesday, the US trade representative followed through with higher tariffs on another 16 billion US dollars' worth of Chinese goods. So despite the efforts by all those who oppose the trade war, the train keeps chugging in the same direction.

2018-08-10 11:14 GMT+8

The US trade deficit with China is a major reason claimed by President Trump to justify tariffs on Chinese goods. “Losing on trade” is his rallying cry, and, it has never been louder.

2018-08-06 15:47 GMT+8

In the first season of the classic TV series, Friends, one day Rachel (Jennifer Aniston) comes home all bummed out because all her old friends were either getting married or promoted, while she's “getting coffee” that was not even for her. Phoebe (Lisa Kudrow) tries to cheer her up by reminding her of the story of Jack and Beanstalk.

2018-08-04 18:04 GMT+8

The US' planned tariffs on 34 billion US dollars' worth of Chinese imports took effect on Friday, ratcheting up already heightened tensions between the two sides, with Beijing swiftly announcing it will take necessary countermeasures to safeguard the interests of its people.

2018-07-06 13:49 GMT+8

US President Donald Trump has stood firm on tariffs, but the country’s track record of trade wars has shown that protectionism always follows the same cycle, starting with the purpose of limiting competition but ending up hurting the economy.  

2018-08-01 14:23 GMT+8

While trade tensions with China escalate, the US keeps complaining that it has suffered losses because of trade deficits. But is it true? Is global trade so simple that deficits or surplus can explain it once and for all? 

2018-07-21 18:07 GMT+8

The world is more interconnected than ever before: we rely on each other and share with each other, for the benefit of each other. 

2018-07-09 19:34 GMT+8

What kind of device are you reading this on? Where did you buy the clothes you're wearing?

2018-07-11 22:05 GMT+8

Globalization and trade have brought us closer ever than before, and products from all over the world make our daily lives easier.  

2018-07-13 17:00 GMT+8

The world is more interconnected than ever before. We rely on each other and share with each other — to benefit each other. 

2018-07-15 16:31 GMT+8

The world is more interconnected than ever before: we rely on each other and share with each other — to benefit each other. 

2018-07-16 22:02 GMT+8

A proposed tariff of 25 percent on 200 billion US dollars' worth of Chinese imports will eventually damage US companies and consumers, with higher prices and limited choices, representatives from the chemical industry said at the public hearings on US 301 investigation. 

2018-08-25 19:23 GMT+8

Monday marked the final day of a six-day public hearing in the US on tariff hikes on imports from China. Chinese companies there have expressed themselves about a proposed additional 25 percent tariffs on 200 billion US dollar worth of Chinese goods and US companies in turn voiced their concerns. 

2018-08-27 23:17 GMT+8

While the US was holding a public hearing this week on proposed tariffs on more Chinese products, experts and enterprises voiced more concerns over the consequent damages on US economy.

2018-08-25 17:53 GMT+8

US consumers will face “massive pricing increases” once the only, major and primary manufacturing sources are subject to US imposing tariffs, Steve Lamar, executive vice president of American Apparel and Footwear Association, said at CGTN’s The Point.

2018-08-24 18:25 GMT+8

The numbers are difficult to imagine. 

2018-08-24 12:07 GMT+8

China is paying more attention to the impact of trade conflict on the job market and will provide financial assistance in the public finance sector for the re-employment and livelihoods of people affected, said Chinese Minister of Finance Liu Kun in an interview.

2018-08-25 16:45 GMT+8

Business owners have ended a fifth day lobbying the US government in Washington,DC, mainly appealing for exemptions from the tariffs. 

2018-08-25 16:19 GMT+8

Senior fellow from the China Association of International Trade, Li Yong, says trade frictions between China and the US will force China to manufacture advanced technology locally. 

2018-08-26 16:39 GMT+8

US Federal Reserve officials saw an escalation in international trade disputes as a potentially consequential downside risk for the US economy, according to the minutes of the Fed's latest monetary policy meeting.

2018-08-23 10:19 GMT+8

US Federal Reserve (Fed) officials have been concerned that a large prolonged trade dispute could hurt business sentiment, investment spending and employment, according to the minutes from its latest meeting.

2018-08-23 20:50 GMT+8

Amid the ongoing China-US trade disputes, economists have estimated the total value of medical device imports at risk between the two countries around 10 billion US dollars. 

2018-08-23 20:42 GMT+8

US business and trade groups voiced their opposition against the latest round of US tariffs, which are increasing from 10 percent to 25 percent, on Chinese imports worth 200 billion US dollars during the six-day public hearing in Washington.

2018-08-23 15:39 GMT+8

The United States’ policy to impose 25 percent tariffs on another 16 billion US dollars worth of Chinese goods takes effect on Thursday. But compared to an original list published by the office of US Trade Representatives (USTR), five items are exempted from additional tariffs, including containers, floating docks, microtomes and alginic acid. Among them, containers are top-of-mind for many here in China.

2018-08-23 17:47 GMT+8

China’ s tariffs on 16 billion US dollars' worth of US goods took effect at 12:01 p.m. BJT simultaneously with the US initiating additional 25 percent tariffs on a similar amount of Chinese goods at 12:01 a.m. EDT (0401 GMT) on Thursday.

2018-08-23 17:11 GMT+8

As the Office of the US Trade Representative holds a six-day hearing which began Monday on the proposed tariffs on 200 billion US dollars of Chinese goods, dozens of companies voiced concerns that the tariffs are disrupting American companies’ supply chains by raising the costs of raw materials they import.

2018-08-23 16:01 GMT+8

Business economists overwhelmingly believe the Trump administration's tariff policies will harm the US economy, a new survey has found.

2018-08-22 18:27 GMT+8

A hearing by the Office of the US Trade Representative on proposed tariffs on 200 billion US dollars of Chinese goods has heard how the measure would hit American companies and lead to layoffs.

2018-08-22 21:36 GMT+8

A proposed 25-percent tariff on selected Chinese imports is open to public comment in the US until the end of August. With a public hearing regarding tariffs on more Chinese products scheduled this week, some are starting to see the negative effects of potential tariffs.

2018-08-20 11:08 GMT+8

Do you remember how exciting it was to get your first bicycle? Bob Margevicius, who's on the board of directors of the US Bicycle Product Suppliers Association (BPSA), told a hearing at the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) in Washington DC on Monday.

2018-08-22 14:02 GMT+8

Editor's note: The following is an edited translation of commentary from the Chinese-language Commentaries on International Affairs.

2018-08-23 12:04 GMT+8

Some Chinese coal traders handling US imports have begun sourcing future supplies domestically, people with knowledge of the matter said, as they await delivery of the last US cargoes to arrive before hefty tariffs kick in on Thursday in a trade row between the world’s top two economies.

2018-08-22 20:47 GMT+8

Some American enterprises and farmers hit by the tariffs are under great pressure. They are worrying about a tremendous loss caused by the further escalation of trade frictions between the US and other countries.

2018-08-11 18:29 GMT+8

E-cigarettes have been targeted by the Trump administration’s second round of tariffs on Chinese imports, but few people know that the Chinese-made kind is the only market-viable option for tens of thousands of American distributors and sellers.

2018-08-11 14:27 GMT+8

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned the US that its tariffs are undermining the global trading system. The IMF said Washington's duties would force other countries to retaliate, and they would ultimately damage the US economy.

2018-08-09 16:06 GMT+8

The Chinese importer, Sinograin, said it paid the tariffs in full Monday afternoon for the US soybeans delivered by Peak Pegasus, a vessel that failed to check its consignment of soy beans before China imposed its sanctions last month. 

2018-08-13 21:38 GMT+8

Peak Pegasus, the US cargo ship loaded with 70,000 tons of US soybeans docked in the northeastern Chinese port city of Dalian at around midnight on Sunday, after circling off the Chinese coast for over a month

2018-08-12 11:44 GMT+8

Proposed tariffs by the US on imports of electronic cigarettes from China, known as vaping products, could not come at a worse time for the industry.

2018-08-09 10:47 GMT+8

Christmas is over three months away. But those in China who make ornaments are busier than Santa's elves right now. Many American dealers have placed their ornament orders early this year, hoping not to get nickled and dimed by the Sino-US trade frictions.

2018-08-08 22:15 GMT+8

US motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson on Friday began to shut down its factory in Kansas City and shift its production to Thailand to avoid EU retaliatory tariffs.

2018-08-04 10:21 GMT+8

German carmaker BMW will raise the prices of two US-made crossover sport-utility vehicles in China to cope with the additional cost of tariffs on US car imports into the world’s biggest auto market.

2018-07-30 14:59 GMT+8

While US president Trump has been touting the strong economic performance during the past week – GDP has grown at an “amazing rate” of 4.1 percent in the second quarter, the American people remain wary of the further growth prospect. 

2018-07-30 14:53 GMT+8

KEEP America Great. – Donald Trump is already preparing for the mid-term elections later this year, and that's what he intends to put on his banners. But the thing is, they're being manufactured in eastern China, and will be hit with his own punitive tariffs when they make their way stateside.

2018-07-30 18:13 GMT+8

While trade tensions with China escalate, the US keeps complaining that it has suffered losses because of trade deficits. But is it true? Is the result the same as what Donald Trump's administration has calculated?   

2018-07-30 20:54 GMT+8

Canada, the European Union, Japan, Mexico and South Korea will meet in Geneva next week to discuss how to respond to threats by US President Donald Trump to impose tariffs on US imports of autos and car parts, officials familiar with the talks said.

2018-07-29 09:05 GMT+8

Before the US-China trade tensions, American pig processors exported nine out of every 10 pigs’ feet and heads they shipped overseas to China - for prices higher than they would fetch anywhere else.

2018-07-18 09:56 GMT+8

As Washington's ill-advised tariffs against China took effect early Friday, US businesses and farmers joined the chorus to decry the provocative policy which they feared would backfire on the US economy.

2018-07-08 18:53 GMT+8

The US beef industry is caught in the crossfire of an escalating China-US trade war after China launched retaliatory tariffs.

2018-07-06 22:24 GMT+8

American businesses and farmers are bracing for impact. Washington will fire the first volley in a trade conflict with Beijing at 12:01 Eastern Standard Time on Friday. Washington’s tariffs apply to more than 800 Chinese product lines, mainly chemicals, heavy construction vehicles, and components for manufacturing equipment.

2018-07-06 11:20 GMT+8

US President Donald Trump’s threat to block Chinese investment in US companies could be trouble for a number of American automotive and technology companies using Chinese funds to develop electric and self-driving cars and related services, from Tesla Inc to dozens of Silicon Valley startups.

2018-07-07 09:13 GMT+8

Editor's note: This article is based on an interview with Zhao Zhongxiu, Vice President at the University of International Business and Economics. The article reflects the author's opinions, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-08-27 19:32 GMT+8

Editor's note: Harvey Dzodin is a senior research fellow at the Center for China and Globalization and a former legal advisor in the Carter administration. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-08-26 13:17 GMT+8

Editor's note: Sun Ding and Gao Pan are reporters with Xinhua News Agency. The article reflects the authors' opinions, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-08-23 19:15 GMT+8

Editor's note: Kong Qingjiang is the dean of the School of International Law at the China University of Political Science and Law. The article reflects the author's opinions, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-08-24 10:21 GMT+8

The US Federal Reserve has warned that ongoing trade tensions will pose a big threat to the country's economy. Minutes of a policy meeting early this month showed most participants felt that the ongoing deadlock on tariffs poses a serious economic risk.

2018-08-24 09:57 GMT+8

Editor's note: This article is a translation from an editorial piece originally published on the official WeChat account of Bullpiano.

2018-08-25 08:15 GMT+8

The world’s two largest economies are stumbling toward an all-out trade war. Nearly 40 percent of US imports from China are intermediate products used by American firms to become more competitive on the global stage. CGTN invited senior fellow at the China Association of International Trade, Li Yong, to share his ideas on the resulting damage to the US economy.

2018-08-26 17:15 GMT+8

The US Trade Representative (USTR) will hold the next public hearing regarding the proposed tariffs on 200 billion US dollars in Chinese goods on Monday, after five days of excoriation from a multitude of American business representatives.

2018-08-26 22:55 GMT+8

Just like its ally across the pond swinging between a hard or soft Brexit, the Trump administration seems to also be struggling to decide what kind of trade deals they want with China.

2018-08-19 23:14 GMT+8

The Office of the US Trade Representative is holding another public hearing regarding proposed tariffs on about 200 billion US dollars worth of Chinese products. Some experts believe that both sides will pay the price rather than take any profit.

2018-08-20 15:18 GMT+8

Editor's Note: Andy Mok is managing director of Red Pagoda Resources. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-08-22 17:17 GMT+8

Editor’s note: Harvey Dzodin is a senior research fellow of the center for China and Globalization, a former legal adviser in Carter administration. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-08-22 17:04 GMT+8

US President Donald Trump's goal of reducing the trade deficit by imposing tariffs is based on a fundamentally incorrect assessment, a leading US expert told Xinhua in a recent interview.

2018-08-22 14:17 GMT+8

The trade war launched by the Trump administration could ultimately harm the US, Richard Cooper, professor of international economics at Harvard University told CGTN in an interview.

2018-08-15 15:17 GMT+8

Influential conservative billionaire Charles Koch hit out at the Trump administration's protectionist trade policies over the weekend, as his donor network said it would be selective over which Republicans to support in the upcoming midterm elections.

2018-07-31 14:04 GMT+8

Editor's note: Cheng Dawei is a professor at the School of Economics at Renmin University of China. The article reflects the author's opinions, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-08-09 17:32 GMT+8

The consume-now-pay-later lifestyle, immediate gratification, low household savings and a current account deficit all contributed to America’s trade deficit with China, argued Stephen Roach, senior fellow and lecturer at Yale University, in an exclusive interview with CGTN’s Wang Guan. 

2018-07-21 13:23 GMT+8

Editor's note: Kong Qingjiang is the dean of the School of International Law at the China University of Political Science and Law. The article reflects the author's opinions, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-07-08 16:15 GMT+8

Editor’s note: Donald Trump is anxious to claim that China is “doing poorly” against the US after China vowed to fight back America’s tariffs on 200 billion Chinese goods. But is China backing down, and who has more to lose in the trade war? London School of Economics Professor Jin Keyu says a trade war really could be good, but might not in the way Trump wants.  

2018-08-06 12:29 GMT+8

Several Nobel Prize laureates in economics and basic sciences gathered in Beijing to share their views on escalating trade tensions and scientific and technological improvement.

2018-08-12 22:05 GMT+8

Last week, Japan’s Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi met with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Washington for trade talks, which US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed to in April. 

2018-08-13 21:34 GMT+8

Editor’s note: Hisham AbuBakr Metwally is the first economist researcher at the Central Department for Export and Import Policy under the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Trade and Industry. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-08-17 19:14 GMT+8

The US will impose a 25-percent tariff on 16 billion US dollars worth of Chinese goods starting August 23, adding fuel to an ever-expanding trade battle.

2018-08-16 21:47 GMT+8

Editor's note: The following is an edited translation, from China Plus, of a commentary on the US-initiated trade dispute from the Chinese-language Commentaries on International Affairs.

2018-08-04 10:10 GMT+8

Monday marks the China-US trade war one month in. Exactly one month ago, both China and the US put into effect their tariff lists against each other’s imports.

2018-08-07 10:49 GMT+8

A senior Chinese academic says Beijing can turn the China-US trade crisis into an opportunity. 

2018-08-08 22:20 GMT+8

Editor's note: Zhang Jun is dean of the School of Economics at Fudan University and director of the China Center for Economic Studies, a Shanghai-based think-tank. The article first appeared on Project Syndicate on May 28, 2018. It reflects the author's opinions, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-08-08 13:59 GMT+8

Despite the first wave of tariffs imposed by the Trump administration targeting 818 products central to China’s economic plans, Made in China 2025 – an industrial policy to cultivate China’s high-tech industries such as robotics and energy-saving vehicles – is still in progress.

2018-07-13 09:57 GMT+8

China and America are closely interdependent in the globalized world, with China being the biggest US trading partner and the US the second largest trade partner of China. According to the Chinese Ministry of Commerce statement on Friday, the US president has ignited the first shot of the largest trade war in economic history with the implementation of 25 percent additional tariffs on Chinese products worth 34 billion US dollars. 

2018-07-06 19:49 GMT+8

Editor’s note: Cheng Dawei is a professor at the School of Economics, Renmin University of China. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-08-02 12:44 GMT+8

Editor's note: Liu Chunsheng is an associate professor at the Beijing-based Central University of Finance and Economics and deputy dean of Blue Source Capital Research Institute. The article reflects the author's opinions, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-07-11 15:19 GMT+8

Editor's note: The author is chief economist at the China Center for International Economic Exchanges. The article first appeared on China Plus on July 8. It reflects the author's opinions, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-07-09 09:21 GMT+8

Editor's note: Remi Piet is a director at Americas Market Intelligence and co-leader of the firm’s Natural Resources and Infrastructure Practice. The article reflects the author's opinions, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-07-07 11:01 GMT+8

Editor's note: Wen Yang is a senior fellow at the China Institute in Fudan University. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-07-07 09:37 GMT+8

‍Editor's note: He Weiwen is a senior fellow at the Center for China and Globalization. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-07-06 15:45 GMT+8

Editor's note: Tim Harcourt is the JW Nevile Fellow in Economics at University of New South Wales (UNSW) Business School, UNSW Sydney Australia, and host of the Airport Economist on Sky News and Qantas. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-07-06 09:55 GMT+8

Editor's note: Xu Qinduo is CRI's former chief correspondent to Washington, DC, and a senior fellow of the Pangoal Institution. The following is a forwarded piece from China Plus of a commentary on the US-initiated trade dispute. It reflects the author's opinions, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-08-02 13:18 GMT+8

Dialogue and consultations based on equality, sincerity and mutual respect are the only viable way out for the China-US trade issues, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Wednesday.

2018-09-19 23:00 GMT+8

The saying From small beginnings, greater things have been produced could be an important one to remember for the US anti-tariff group, Americans for Free Trade.

2018-09-19 16:34 GMT+8

Don't do this to us, they're hurting us, Thomas Sargent, the 2011 Nobel Prize winner in economics, said at the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road Forum, amid the ongoing China-US trade war.

2018-09-20 17:31 GMT+8

America is bent on putting itself first, advocating for unilateralism and protectionism, wielding a tariff baton and threatening other countries with trade wars, posing severe challenges to the world economic order and the multilateral trade regime.

2018-09-20 21:35 GMT+8

The US imposition of extra levies on 200 billion US dollars' worth of Chinese imports hurts the US businesses in China instead of convincing them back to the US soil, according to the trade group on behalf of US businesses' interest in China.

2018-09-19 18:36 GMT+8

Trade frictions between the US and China are unavoidable and their impact may last up to 20 years, Jack Ma, Alibaba's co-founder and chairman, said during the company's annual tech event on Wednesday.

2018-09-19 16:55 GMT+8

Editor's note: Carl Benjaminsen is an editor at China Plus. The article first appeared on China Plus on September 19, 2018. It reflects the author's opinions, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-09-19 23:14 GMT+8

Global trade has been given a short term lift by the trade war as businesses are trying to ship more to beat tariffs, according to Tim Smith, the vice president of global shipping line Maersk.

2018-09-19 18:11 GMT+8

The United States announced tariffs on another 200 billion dollars' worth of imports from China starting next week, which will go up to 25 percent in January from the present 10 percent.

2018-09-20 10:25 GMT+8

Five months has passed since the United States slapped tariffs on Chinese aluminum imports. To offset the negative effects it brought, aluminum manufacturers in China are diverting their exports to other countries such as Canada, Japan and those in Europe. 

2018-08-25 15:44 GMT+8

A former US federal prosecutor will serve as the legal monitor over Chinese telecoms giant ZTE, the US Commerce Department announced Friday.

2018-08-25 13:04 GMT+8

Trade talks between the US and China concluded on Thursday, with little indication of progress.

2018-08-24 12:46 GMT+8

Chinese and US officials had constructive and frank talks on economic and trade issues of mutual concern in Washington, DC, China's Ministry of Commerce said in a statement on Friday. 

2018-08-24 09:03 GMT+8

China has filed a World Trade Organization (WTO) complaint against US taxation measures, according to an announcement released by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce on Thursday.

2018-08-23 22:14 GMT+8

China will file a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO) against US tariffs on 16 billion US dollars' worth of Chinese goods under the Section 301 investigation, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) announced on Thursday.

2018-08-23 14:25 GMT+8

Editor's note: Li Yong is a current affairs commentator and senior fellow at the China Association of International Trade. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-08-23 21:10 GMT+8

US economic growth will slow steadily over the coming quarters after touching a four-year high in April-June, according to a Reuters poll of economists who expect President Donald Trump’s trade war to inflict damage.

2018-08-23 16:22 GMT+8

Editor's note: James Rae is a Fulbright visiting scholar at Beijing Foreign Studies University. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-08-23 15:00 GMT+8

On the first day of the Section 301 hearings that started Monday, US companies voiced strong opposition to the Trump Administration’s plan for tariffs on an additional 200 billion US dollars of Chinese goods.

2018-08-21 23:01 GMT+8

China’ s tariffs on 16 billion US dollars' worth of US goods took effect at 12:01 p.m. BJT simultaneously with the US initiating additional 25 percent tariffs on a similar amount of Chinese goods at 12:01 a.m. EDT (0401 GMT) on Thursday, according to Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council.

2018-08-23 12:25 GMT+8

At the USTR hearings, people from all walks of life, such as sporting goods manufacturers, candle makers, footwear companies and semiconductor manufacturers are begging to be excluded from the next wave of tariffs. 

2018-08-22 18:16 GMT+8

Around the world, businesses, officials and scholars continue to deal with the escalating Sino-US trade war. But one Chinese drug maker, Zhejiang Medicine, is breathing a sigh of relief, having been exempted from at least one of America’s biggest tariffs. How did the company do it? 

2018-08-22 17:10 GMT+8

“It was the rise of Athens and the fear that this instilled in Sparta that made war inevitable.”

2018-08-22 16:18 GMT+8

Editor’s note: Zhu Zheng is an assistant professor at China University of Political Science and Law. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-08-22 09:03 GMT+8

Editor’s note: Hou Ruoshi was an executive member of the Council of the WTO Rules Research Institute at China Law Society, and also a former research fellow of the Institute of International Studies of Tsinghua University. The article reflects the author's opinions, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-08-22 10:45 GMT+8