China, Japan and the EU are defying Trump’s trade policies – and are getting away with it, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
A U.S. clothing company that was expecting a 20 percent jump in online sales on Alibaba's Tmall,saw sales plummet 10 to 20 percent after the company refused to sign an exclusive contract with Alibaba.
China's President Xi Jinping has to back up his words with actions if he wants to avoid a trade war, John McCallum, Canada's ambassador to China told CNBC.
China will firmly safeguard the world's multilateral trading system, its commerce minister wrote on Monday in the ruling Communist Party's official newspaper.
John McCallum, Canada's ambassador to China, says it would be good for Beijing to match its statements with actions on the trade front.
The U.K. has said it would strongly support Zimbabwe's re-entry into the Commonwealth, a 53-nation bloc of former British colonies.
There's one major industry where China could dominate both as a maker and consumer: health care.
As earnings kick into high gear, investors have brushed the trade war threat to the background. That could be a mistake, says one strategist.
Andy Rothman of Matthews Asia says he is mostly convinced that the U.S. and China will work out their trade dispute through talks.
At least one portfolio manager remains "very" optimistic about the prospects of the world's second-largest economy.
China's move to ban 24 types of imported waste, announced last July and implemented in January, was hailed by environmentalists as a big win for global green efforts.
Germany should stop bossing around European countries benefiting from Chinese investments, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
Donald Trump's chaotic style is giving China's Xi Jinping the upper hand in global affairs, says Prof. Joseph Foudy.
Asian stocks closed lower on Thursday as investor confidence seen earlier in the week faded overnight.
Ford Motor's premium Lincoln brand plans to build as many as five new vehicles in China by 2022, according to two U.S. sources, in a move to expand sales that would also blunt the impact of the U.S-China trade spat.
The latest trade move by China was “very positive,” but that doesn’t necessarily mean that tariffs won’t happen before negotiations occur, top Trump economic advisor Larry Kudlow says.
President Xi Jinping's speech on trade at the Boao Forum was very positive, but a lot of details need to be filled in, says Shrikant Bhat of Citi.
The U.S. dollar weakened against the Japanese yen, as uncertainty over possible Western military action against Syria fed risk aversion.
Oil held near its highest in nearly three years on Wednesday, supported by political tension in the Middle East.
"We will make great progress together!" the president tweeted.