Economy

The Latest: Japan welcomes Xi as sign of improving ties

Jun 27, 2019

Japan is welcoming Chinese President Xi Jinping to the G-20 summit as a sign of improving ties

Trump heads to Asia for talks on trade, Iran, North Korea

Jun 27, 2019

In Asia, Trump to grapple with a flurry of international crises, tense negotiations and a growing global to-do list

Big plastic user Japan fights waste ahead of G-20 summit

Jun 27, 2019

Japan hopes to lead world in reducing plastic waste, but the goal will be hard to achieve in a country where even a single-banana is sold plastic-wrapped

Foxconn chairman stepping down amid talks of political bid

Jun 21, 2019

Terry Gou, chairman of Foxconn, the world's largest contract assembler of consumer electronics, says he is stepping down amid speculation he could be planning a presidential run next year

China rejects threats, tariffs as way to resolve trade war

Jun 20, 2019

China's Commerce Ministry says officials on both sides are preparing for a meeting of Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping next week in Osaka, but that threats and tariffs will not resolve trade tensions between the two biggest economies

Global shares mixed ahead of Fed rate decision

Jun 19, 2019

Global shares are mixed on optimism about trade after Trump said he will be talking with Chinese leader later this month

China's trade rep says 'external pressures' can help economy

Jun 13, 2019

Chinese media say the country's top trade negotiator has told a forum in Shanghai that "external pressures" can help the economy

Asian stocks mostly lower after retreat on Wall Street

Jun 12, 2019

Shares have fallen in Asia after U.S. stocks gave up early gains and fizzled in afternoon trading

China telecom giant Huawei hints US pressure hurting sales

Jun 11, 2019

China telecom giant Huawei hints US pressure hurting global expansion

China's trade surplus soars, as exports unexpectedly edge up

Jun 10, 2019

Chinese exports edged up in May, but analysts say the monthly rebound is likely to be short-lived

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