Economy

Chinese exports fall amid US tariffs, weak global demand

Mar 8, 2019

China's exports to the United States plunge amid tariff fight while weak global growth hurts sales elsewhere

China exports fall 4.6 percent in first 2 months of 2019; exports to US off 5.8 percent amid tariff battle

Mar 8, 2019

China exports fall 4.6 percent in first 2 months of 2019; exports to US off 5.8 percent amid tariff battle

Asian shares fall on doubts over US-China trade deal

Mar 8, 2019

Asian shares fall on report of Chinese doubts about trade deal with the US

Global shares mostly lower as US-China trade optimism fades

Mar 7, 2019

Global shares are mostly lower as optimism about progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China started wearing off

China says Canadian canola will face stricter assessments

Mar 7, 2019

China's customs agency says imported canola, a Canadian oilseed crop, will now undergo more thorough assessments during its quarantine period

China says pest concerns justify ban on Canadian canola

Mar 7, 2019

China says it is blocking some imports of the agricultural product canola from Canada due to fears of insect infestation, amid a conflict between the two countries over Canada's arrest of a Chinese technology company executive

World stocks edge lower on growth concerns, Brexit

Mar 6, 2019

World stock markets are mostly lower on concerns for global growth and after another round of Brexit talks proved inconclusive

China says new law will bar demands for technology handover

Mar 6, 2019

China says it will bar government authorities from demanding overseas companies hand over technology secrets in exchange for market share

Asian shares mostly higher, led by Chinese markets

Mar 6, 2019

Asian markets mostly higher, led by Chinese shares as officials promise to open economy further

China sets robust growth target to shore up cooling economy

Mar 5, 2019

China sets robust economic growth target amid trade battle with Washington and plans 7.5 percent rise in military spending