Economy

US sportswear traced to factory in China's internment camps

Dec 19, 2018

At internment camps where China forces up to 1 million ethnic minority Muslims to give up their language and religion, detainees are sewing sportswear that can end up on US university campuses and sports teams

US reviews report of imports from forced labor in China camp

Dec 19, 2018

The U.S. government is reviewing reports of forced labor at a Chinese internment camp where ethnic minorities are sewing clothes that have been shipped to the U.S. market

China will 'never seek hegemony,' Xi says in reform speech

Dec 18, 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping says the country will "never seek hegemony" even as it approaches the center of the world stage, in a speech marking China's 40 years of reform

Executive's arrest, security worries stymie Huawei's reach

Dec 16, 2018

Chinese tech giant Huawei's ambition to be a leader in next-generation telecoms is colliding with security worries abroad, while one of its top executives faces U.S. charges over trade with Iran

China suspends tariff hikes on US cars, auto parts

Dec 15, 2018

China suspends tariff hikes on U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts following trade cease-fire with Washington

Japan's 'tankan' economic survey shows sentiment flat

Dec 14, 2018

A key quarterly economic survey by the Bank of Japan shows sentiment among large manufacturers remained unchanged, as worries about global trade tensions persisted

Analysis: China plays hardball with ex-diplomat's seizure

Dec 13, 2018

Analysis: China plays hardball with detention of ex-Canadian diplomat

Hopes for US-China trade talks help push Asian shares higher

Dec 12, 2018

Asian shares are rising amid hopes for U.S.-China trade talks

China and US discuss plans for trade talks

Dec 11, 2018

China, US discuss plans for trade talks in sign negotiations going ahead despite tension over Huawei arrest

China's auto sales fall in November for fifth month

Dec 11, 2018

China's auto sales fall in November for fifth month as cooling economy, tariff fight with Washington weigh on demand

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