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China posts weakest growth in 29 years as trade war bites, but ends 2019 on firmer note

17 January 2020, 5:23 AM

China’s economic growth slowed to its weakest in nearly 30 years in 2019 amid a bruising trade war with the United States and sputtering investment, and more stimulus steps are expected this year to help avert a sharper slowdown.

U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He during a signing ceremony.

Concerns linger after US and China sign initial trade deal

16 January 2020, 8:38 AM

China will boost purchases of US goods and services by $200 billion over two years in exchange for the rolling back of some tariffs under an initial trade deal.

Containers are seen at a port in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China.

China suspends planned Dec 15 US goods tariffs

15 December 2019, 10:02 AM

China has suspended additional tariffs on some US goods that were meant to be implemented on December 15, the State Council’s customs tariff commission said on Sunday.

File photo of China's top diplomat Wang Yi speaking during a meeting with former Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome in Beijing.

China demands ‘fighting spirit’ from diplomats

4 December 2019, 2:15 PM

Chinese diplomats have been instructed to promote Beijing’s view more aggressively as the country grapples with the trade war with the United States, anti-government protests in Hong Kong and other crises that could dent its image.

Still hope for US-China deal in 2019

24 November 2019, 3:48 PM

United States national security adviser Robert O’Brien said on Saturday that an initial trade agreement with China is still possible by the end of the year, but warned Washington would not turn a blind eye to what happens in Hong Kong.

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