Beyond the controversy: what impact will China’s Belt and Road initiative have? | FT Trade Secrets

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Pompeo declares that Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China, threatening trade with U.S.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reported to Congress that Hong Kong was no longer autonomous from China, a move that could jeopardize the special administrative region’s favorable trading relationship with the United States. Politics BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Growing tensions over China’s handling of coronavirus could lead to a ‘much worse’ trade war, investor says

Rising tensions over how China handled the coronavirus outbreak could be a “major risk” to global recovery, David Sokulsky of Concentrated Leaders Fund said. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

US, China trade negotiators talk about phase one deal as uncertainty looms

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer spoke to Chinese Vice Premier Liu He late Thursday Eastern time. International: Top News And Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

By at least one measure, acquiring Gio Gonzalez is the greatest trade in Nats history

The Nationals probably wouldn’t have won the World Series without Daniel Hudson, but he wasn’t the team’s best trade acquisition in franchise history. Neither was Trea Turner. Washington Nationals BEST DEAL UPDATE(UK): SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your … Read more…

European trade show sector seeks solutions after June fashion events’ cancellations

Trade show organisers have been forced to cancel the events planned for June, and are reviewing their plans. Among the options, postponements and ramped-up virtual solutions, as the end of lock-down remains uncertain. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE:

U.S. trade body opens patent probe after complaint by Ireland’s Neodron

The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Monday it would open an investigation into possible patent violations involving touch-controlled mobile phones, computers and computer parts by Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc and a slew of other companies following a complaint filed … Read more…

Trump’s European travel restrictions could drive some airlines out of business, trade group warns

Trump’s European travel restrictions could further strain airlines and drive some of them out of business, a trade group warned. Travel BEST TRAVEL DEAL: Find Great Deals At Radisson’s Official Site. Book Now And Save! (300×250)” >

Rumor: Warriors acquired first-rounder, Andrew Wiggins for Giannis Antetokounmpo trade

So, when the Warriors traded D'Angelo Russell for Andrew Wiggins and picks, some people cowered about what Golden State had up its sleeve next. Speculation even turned to Giannis Antetokounmpo, who faces a super-max decision this offseason and looked quite … Read more…

Coronavirus live updates: Trade advisor Navarro says White House is ‘moving at Trump time’ on a drug

China’s National Health Commission reported an additional 143 deaths nationwide, as well as 2,641 new confirmed cases as of Feb. 14. International: Top News And Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

U.S. charges China’s Huawei with racketeering and conspiracy to steal U.S. trade secrets in new indictment

Adding to charges already made against the company, the indictment accuses Huawei of violating the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act by, among other actions, offering employees bonuses for obtaining confidential information from competitors. Business BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Steph Curry won’t make another NBA Finals because of trade, Nick Wright says

There was a flurry of deals around the NBA trade deadline Thursday, but none generated more discussion than the Warriors' deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves. The one player Golden State brought in the draft pick-heavy transaction was former No. 1 overall … Read more…

Dodgers acquire Mookie Betts, David Price in blockbuster trade with Red Sox

The Mookie Betts saga has reached its conclusion, and the result is a stunning three-team blockbuster that’ll massively alter the fortunes of all three clubs. The Dodgers are reportedly set to acquire Betts, David Price and significant cash considerations in a deal that … Read more…

There’s a ‘very good lesson’ from the coronavirus outbreak, says Singapore’s trade minister

“Today, China is not just producing low-end, low-value products, they are also in the supply chains of many of the high-end products,” said Chan Chun Sing, Singapore’s minister for trade and industry. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: … Read more…

Chris Paul on declining $44M player option to facilitate trade to contender: ‘No chance’

Chris Paul said Rockets general manager Daryl Morey told him he wouldn't be traded to the Thunder. Now, Paul is revealing the leadup to that declaration. According to Paul, via Rohan Nadkarni of Sports Illustrated, Morey first asked whether Paul … Read more…

Tenuous US-China trade deal comes as Beijing and Washington remain on a permanent collision course

Beijing sees no other way of protecting its vital economic interests while remaining on a permanent collision course with the U.S. on so many war-and-peace issues. Commentary BEST DEAL UPDATE: Best of Web Pricing! Search 280+ weekly Flights to Cuba, … Read more…

The US-China trade deal leaves a large American deficit and a permanent collision course

Investors should watch trade numbers for reliable signs of the real value of last week’s trade agreement between the U.S. and China, writes Dr. Michael Ivanovitch. International: Top News And Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…

‘Not for sale’: Why the UK is so touchy about its health service being part of a US trade deal

When U.S. President Donald Trump said that the U.K.’s National Health Service (NHS) would be part of a “magnificent” trade deal with the U.K. that he promised earlier this year, most Brits recoiled in horror. International: Top News And Analysis … Read more…

China’s November foreign exchange reserves fall more than expected amid focus on trade deal

China's foreign exchange reserves fell $ 9 billion in November to $ 3.096 trillion, central bank data showed on Saturday, as Washington and Beijing remained locked in negotiations over an interim trade agreement. World News & Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: … Read more…

Japan launches $122 billion stimulus to fight trade risks, post-Olympic slump

Japan’s cabinet approved a $ 122 billion fiscal package on Thursday to support stalling growth in the world’s third-largest economy amid offshore risks and as policymakers look to sustain activity beyond the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Reuters: Business News SPECIAL DISCOUNT … Read more…

Small business confidence rebounds on optimism about US-China trade deal

Small business confidence rebounded in the fourth quarter from an all-time low as business owners across the country express more optimism about a U.S.-China trade deal, according to the Q4 2019 CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL … Read more…

China wants rollback of tariffs in phase one trade deal with US, Chinese state media says

Beijing is insisting that a rollback of tariffs must be part of any phase one trade deal with Washington, China's Global Times newspaper said on Sunday citing unnamed sources. Top News & Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…

EMERGING MARKETS-EM stocks fall on trade deal doubts; Lira firms on central bank comments

Emerging markets stocks fell on Friday on worries that a new U.S. law backing Hong Kong protesters could hinder progress in resolving the Sino-U.S. trade war, while comments from the Turkish central bank breathed new life into the lira. Reuters: … Read more…

Fallout from US-China trade conflict could be ‘even worse’ than WWI, Kissinger says

The close economic and financial ties between the U.S. and China create potentially greater risks for America's global clout if the two countries separate further. Top News & Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

China invited US negotiators to Beijing for another round of trade talks, report says

China's top trade official has invited U.S. negotiators to take part in a fresh round of face-to-face talks, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. World News & Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

IMF says trade war will cut global growth to lowest since financial crisis a decade ago

The U.S.-China trade war will cut 2019 global growth to its slowest pace since the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Who’s winning Trump’s China trade war? Shipping containers tell the real story

A cacaphony of rhetoric from the Trump administration has blurred the reality of what a trade deal with China would even accomplish, writes Lori Ann LaRocco, author of "Trade War: Containers Don't Lie, Navigating the Bluster." Commentary BEST DEAL UPDATE: … Read more…

European markets open lower as investors monitor US-China trade developments

European markets opened slightly lower on Friday, as investors closely monitor the latest developments in the ongoing Sino-U.S. trade war. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

U.S., China Consider Rolling Back Tariffs as Part of Initial Trade Deal

U.S. and Chinese officials are actively considering rolling back some tariffs to clinch the partial trade deal under negotiation, according to people familiar with the talks. WSJ.com: World News SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Asia-Pacific Nations Move Closer to Signing China-Backed Trade Pact

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, known as RCEP, involves 10 Southeast Asian countries and six other economies: China, India, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand. WSJ.com: World News SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Here’s what small businesses, slammed by China tariffs, are doing to minimize impact of trade war

The sweeping tariffs imposed on China for its alleged unfair trade practices was intended to set right imbalances that put U.S. companies at a disadvantage. What wasn't intended: the financial hit U.S. small businesses are suffering as a result. Small … Read more…

If Washington wants to stop giving free rides, its trade partners need to stimulate their economies

The German trade surplus is stifling the economic growth in the rest of Europe, Michael Ivanovitch writes. World News & Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off … Read more…

Tech consultations on parts of U.S. trade deal completed – China’s Commerce Ministry

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He had a phone call with U.S. trade officials as both countries confirmed technical consultations on some parts of a trade agreement were basically completed, China’s Ministry of Commerce said in a statement on Saturday. Reuters: … Read more…

U.S., China say they are ‘close to finalizing’ part of a Phase One trade deal

U.S. and Chinese officials are “close to finalizing” some parts of a trade agreement after high-level telephone discussions on Friday, the U.S. Trade Representative’s office and China’s Commerce Ministry said, with talks to continue. Reuters: Business News SPECIAL DISCOUNT UPDATE!

Japan and South Korea promise to work on bilateral ties amid escalating trade tensions

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon agreed on Thursday on the need to cooperate on North Korea despite frigid bilateral ties, but Abe repeated that Seoul needed to keep its promises for relations to … Read more…

Amid trade war, China moves to remove limits on foreign ownership in the financial industry

Beijing will be opening up its financial industry to foreign ownership from January, namely in the areas of futures, mutual funds and securities. World News & Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

US expands blacklist to include China’s top AI startups ahead of trade talks

The US government widened its trade blacklist to include some of China’s top artificial intelligence startups, punishing Beijing for its treatment of Muslim minorities and ratcheting up tensions ahead of high-level trade talks in Washington this week. The decision, which … Read more…

DealBook D.C. Summit: Mnuchin Talks Trade and the Economy; Microsoft’s Brad Smith on Tech Policy

Andrew Ross Sorkin hosts newsmakers from the worlds of business and policy at an event in Washington on Sept. 12. Watch it here, live. NYT > Business > DealBook SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your … Read more…