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  • *China's Tsingshan opened stainless mill in Indonesia last year. BEIJING, July 23- China on Monday launched an anti-dumping probe into stainless steel imports worth $1.3 billion, including from a privately owned Chinese mill with operations offshore, after complaints that a flood of product has damaged the local industry. The Commerce Ministry said on Monday...

  • *China buys nearly all its sorghum imports from the U.S. China brought in 450,000 tonnes of sorghum in June, up from last year's 324,301 tonnes. "Some cargoes were already on the way to China when Beijing dropped the deposit.

  • TOKYO, July 23- Oil prices fell on Monday because of increasing concerns about fuel demand after finance ministers and central bank governors from the G20 warned that global economic growth risks have increased amid rising trade and geopolitical tensions. Brent crude dropped 10 cents, or 0.1 percent, to $72.97 a barrel by 0350 GMT. The talks occurred amid...

  • President Donald Trump on Sunday warned Iranian President Hassan Rouhani not to threaten the United States again, after Rouhani cautioned Trump about pursuing hostile policies against Tehran. "Never, ever threaten the United States again or you will suffer consequences the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered before," Trump said in a...

  • President Donald Trump on Sunday warned Iranian President Hassan Rouhani not to threaten the United States again, after Rouhani cautioned Trump about pursuing hostile policies against Tehran. "Never, ever threaten the United States again or you will suffer consequences the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered before," Trump said in a...

  • *10- yr JGB yield hits 6- month high on speculation of policy adjustments. TOKYO, July 23- Japan's yen hit two-week highs against the dollar and the 10- year benchmark bond yield jumped to a six-month peak on Monday, following reports the central bank was debating moves to scale back its massive monetary stimulus. Shifting market views on Japanese policy come as...

  • *Dryness cutting yields in Europe, Black Sea region, Australia. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active wheat contract was down 0.4 percent at $5.13-3/ 4 a bushel, as of 0317 GMT, having earlier climbed to $5.21 a bushel, the highest since June 13. "Russia, parts of Europe and Australia are contributing less wheat to the world supplies this year," said Phin Ziebell, an...

  • *China Tower secures $1.4 bln from 10 cornerstone investors. HONG KONG, July 23- China Tower, the worlds largest telecoms tower operator, has lined up $1.4 billion from 10 cornerstone investors for its Hong Kong IPO of up to $8.7 billion, in what would be the world's biggest listing in four years, five people close to the deal told Reuters. The Beijing- based mobile...

  • TRUMP ON TWITTER SAYS TO IRANIAN PRESIDENT ROUHANI: "WE ARE NO LONGER A COUNTRY THAT WILL STAND FOR YOUR DEMENTED WORDS OF VIOLENCE& DEATH.

  • TRUMP ON TWITTER SAYS "TO IRANIAN PRESIDENT ROUHANI: NEVER, EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE".

  • Brent crude dropped 18 cents, or 0.3 percent, to $72.89 a barrel by 0329 GMT. The talks occurred amid escalating rhetoric in the trade conflict between the United States and China, the world's largest economies, which have so far slapped tariffs on $34 billion worth of each other's goods. President Donald Trump threatened on Friday with a to impose tariffs on all...

  • *China Premier calls for swift investigation. *China has been making big push to raise drug safety. SHANGHAI, July 23- A vaccine scandal in China, which has hit a nerve in the country and prompted quick reactions from leaders in Beijing, is sending ripples across the wider domestic drug market while threatening to dent Chinese ambitions to play a larger global role.

  • BEIJING, July 23- China's diesel and gasoline exports surged in June as refiners shipped more refined oil products abroad amid robust refining margins. June's diesel exports were up 23 percent from a year earlier to 1.61 million tonnes, but down from 2 million tonnes in May. China imported 4 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas in June, down slightly from 4.15...

  • BUENOS AIRES, July 22- An American Airlines flight carrying International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde made an emergency landing in Argentina shortly after taking off from Buenos Aires' Ezeiza airport on Sunday, several local media outlets reported. Local newspapers Clarin and La Nacion and local television station TN reported the...

  • BEIJING, July 23- The value of China's trade with North Korea in the first half of 2018 tumbled 56.1 percent from a year earlier to $1.1 billion, customs data showed on Monday. China's June total trade with North Korea was valued at $217.16 million, down from $230.87 million in the previous month. China's exports to North Korea were $204.19 million in June while...

  • BEIJING— China's No. 2 leader has ordered an investigation of its vaccine industry after violations by a rabies vaccine producer prompted a public outcry following scandals over shoddy drugs and food. In a statement, Premier Li Keqiang said the incident involving Changchun Changsheng Life Sciences Ltd., which is accused of fabricating production and...

  • BEIJING, July 23- China's sorghum imports jumped 38.1 percent in June from a year earlier, boosted by a temporary easing of Sino-U.S. trade tensions, customs data showed on Monday. China brought in 450,000 tonnes of sorghum in June, up from last year's 324,301 tonnes. China brought in 590,000 tonnes of barley in June, down 5.6 percent on a year earlier.

  • Trump, on Friday, lamented the recent strength of the U.S. dollar and accused the European Union and China of manipulating their currencies. Trump's remarks on Friday, coupled with new threats to slap duties on all U.S. imports from China, triggered sell-offs in Wall Street and European stocks on Friday, despite good corporate earnings. Asian stocks took Wall...

  • *China June scrap metal imports fell 44.5 percent year-on-year to 400,000 tonnes, the General Administration of Customs said on Monday. *China June scrap copper imports dropped 39.8 pct year-on-year to 200,000 tonnes- customs. *China June scrap aluminum imports slid 41.1 pct year-on-year to 110,000 tonnes- customs.

  • *China's diesel exports in June were up 23 percent from a year ago, the General Administration of Customs said on Monday. *Gasoline export also surged 61.8 percent from the year earlier period driven by strong export margins and new export quota for state-owned refineries. *Liquefied natural gas imports were at 4 million tonnes in June, down from 4.15 million...