Charlene Barshefsky said it ultimately doesn't matter when the United States and China resolve their trade differences, as long as tensions don't escalate further.
Speaking to CNBC's Martin Soong on Saturday at the China Development Forum, Jacob Frenkel, chairman of J.P. Morgan Chase International says the Federal Reserve is still on the "same trajectory" of raising rates, but changed its "speed" of doing so.
Former U.S. Trade Representative Charlene Barshefsky speaks to CNBC's Martin Soong on Saturday on the sidelines of the China Development Forum. She says the U.S. and China have taken "two extreme positions" on trade tariffs, and will have to find a way to meet.
When it comes to enforcing any prospective trade deal between the U.S. and China, Washington must treat its Chinese counterparts as "equals," according to Li Daokui of Tsinghua University.
Steve Schwarzman, Blackstone's chief executive, was one of the key backers of the GOP after the 2016 election. He donated just over $12.8 million to the party last year.
The CEO of mining giant Rio Tinto Jean-Sébastien Jacques is not worried about China's slowing growth and says he's looking for more opportunities as Beijing seeks to stimulate its economy.
OTTAWA/ CHICAGO, March 22- Canada is optimistic it can make progress this year in talks to persuade China to allow imports of Canadian canola seed to resume, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday, even as tensions between Ottawa and Beijing reach new highs. Canada and China are locked in a dispute over trade and telecoms technology that has mushroomed since...
March 22- Huawei Technologies Co Ltd:. *CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER JUSTIN TRUDEAU SAYS HE TAKES THE CHINESE DECISION TO HALT IMPORTS OF CANADIAN CANOLA VERY SERIOUSLY. *CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER SAYS OTTAWA WILL WORK WITH CHINA ON ISSUE OF CANOLA, SAYS HE IS OPTIMISTIC CANADA WILL MAKE HEADWAY THIS YEAR Further company coverage:.
Jim McGreevy, The Beer Institute president and CEO, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss how aluminium tariffs are hurting brewers and how they're working with the weight.
CHICAGO, March 22- Chinese importers booked their largest U.S. corn purchase in at least 5-1/ 2 years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Friday, a rare sale of the grain in the middle of the U.S.- China trade war. The USDA, via its daily reporting system, said private exporters sold 300,000 tonnes of the grain for shipment in the 2018/ 19 marketing year, which ends...
OTTAWA/ CHICAGO, March 22- Chinese importers have stopped buying Canadian canola seed and the purchaes are not expected to resume anytime soon, according to the Canola Council of Canada, as tensions between Ottawa and Beijing reach new highs. Canada and China are locked in a dispute over trade and telecoms technology that has mushroomed since police in...
Three sources tell CNBC that one of the White House's top trade negotiators Clete Willems has been telling colleagues of his plan to leave his position. Kayla Tausche reports.
Trump, in a television interview aired on Friday, also said he expected to keep a 25 percent tariff on European light trucks amid separate ongoing trade talks with the European Union, but that companies could avoid it by building factories in the United States. The Trump administration is engaged in ongoing trade talks with both the European Union and China as...
Clete Willems' departure is expected to take place as talks with China linger into April, although the people familiar with his plans cite the wear of frequent travel on his young and growing family as the main reason for his exit.
Trade talks between China and the U.S. are expected to resume next week as the two sides continue negotiations by phone. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports.
President Donald Trump said trade negotiations with China were progressing and a final agreement "will probably happen," adding that his call for tariffs to remain on Chinese imported good for some time did not mean talks were in trouble. Trump, in a television interview aired on Friday, also said he expected to keep a 25 percent tariff on European light trucks...
*Agricultural trader unveils 2018 results on March 25. *Report follows run of weak profits, shareholder saga. PARIS, March 22- Louis Dreyfus Company will be in the spotlight next week as its annual results indicate whether it has recovered from a bruising period in agricultural commodities and how well the firm has managed the fallout from a U.S.- China trade...
Hank Smith, chief investment officer at Haverford Trust, and Kathryn Rooney Vera, head of global research and chief investment strategist at Bulltick Capital Markets, join "Squawk Box" to discuss how the turmoil in the global economy as well as the various trade wars around the world might be affecting the markets.
Daniel Li of Geely Automobile Holdings says the "direct impact" of the U.S.-China trade war on the company has not been "huge."
*Indonesia slaps up to 20 pct duty on China flat-rolled products. *China to impose duties on stainless steel from Indonesia, EU. JAKARTA, March 22- Indonesia and China on Friday slapped anti-dumping import duties on each other's steel products in an escalation of a global tariff row involving one of the world's most widely used metals.