A pick-up in consumer spending ahead of several elections in Asia will boost the sector even amid slowing growth regionally, said an analyst on Tuesday.
China's trade surplus with the U.S. has been closely watched amid the tariff wars between the two countries.
China's inflation rose less than expected for the month of December, official data showed on Thursday.
China's economic growth is likely below the 6 percent level currently amid faltering domestic demand, according to one economist.
The U.S. and China are unlikely to reach a full deal at the end of their 90-day ceasefire on tit-for-tat tariffs, but a sustained decline in markets will push President Donald Trump to close a deal, an expert said on Monday.
Apple CEO Tim Cook blames a revenue guidance cut on Greater China's economic struggles — exacerbated by trade tensions, but the iPhone-maker has been facing other challenges too.
Apple slashed its revenue guidance on Wednesday, highlighting just how vulnerable large American companies are to the ongoing U.S.-China trade war.
Results of a private survey on China's manufacturing for the month of December showed factory activity contracted amid a trade dispute with the U.S.
China reported lower than expected manufacturing activity for December amid a trade dispute with the U.S.
The European Union is phasing out the use of palm oil in transport fuel, triggering criticism of trade protectionism from major producers Indonesia and Malaysia.