Economy

China’s Xi says Beijing wants trade deal, can ‘fight back’

Nov 22, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping says Beijing wants to work for a trade deal with the United States, but if need be will ‘fight back’

Japan records trade surplus as exports, imports fall

Nov 20, 2019

Japan has recorded a trade surplus in October, the first surplus in four months, as exports to the U.S. fell and oil prices slipped

Riot police storm Hong Kong malls to nip more protests

Nov 3, 2019

Riot police have stormed several malls in Hong Kong to thwart pro-democracy protests, as the city's leader heads to Beijing for talks on deepening economic integration between the semi-autonomous Chinese territory and mainland China

Asian stocks gain after US, China announce truce on tariffs

Oct 14, 2019

Asian stock markets rise after Washington and Beijing announce a truce on tariff hikes in a trade war

China's September imports from US fall 20% amid tariff war

Oct 14, 2019

China's September imports from the United States fall 20.6% amid tariff war

Protests squeezing Hong Kong economy, tourism, leader says

Oct 8, 2019

Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam says the city's economy is being battered by months of increasingly violent protests

Spokesman: China has made deals to buy US soybeans, pork

Sep 26, 2019

China says importers agree to buy American soybeans and pork ahead of October trade talks

Japan welcomes US trade pact, but automakers appeal for help

Sep 26, 2019

Japanese automakers have urged government officials for further effort to improve their business environment after their government signed a trade deal with the US in which auto tariffs remain in effect

China central bank says no plans for big economic stimulus

Sep 24, 2019

China's central banker: Policy will be 'stable and healthy,' suggesting no plans to join US, Europe in rate cut

Japan central bank stands pat after Fed rate cut

Sep 19, 2019

Japan's central bank has opted to keep its monetary policy unchanged despite growing signs of trouble that prompted the Federal Reserve to cut its benchmark rate

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