Tag: us-china-trade-war

Unclear US-China Trade Plans: Katherine Tai Wants to ‘Have a Conversation’ with China
Katherine Tai, the United States Trade Representative (USTR), recently unveiled the Biden administration’s trade policy regarding China. However, industry experts are not impressed due to a lack of specifics. Tai did not provide information as...
Senate Passes Bill That Could Delist Chinese Firms From US Exchanges
Mainland Chinese companies must adhere to U.S. national financial regulations, or face delisting on America’s stock exchanges, according to legislation passed by the Senate on May 20. The bill applies to listed firms, as well...
US-China ‘Phase One’ Trade Deal to be Signed This Month
The “phase one” U.S.-China trade will be signed by President Donald Trump and Chinese officials on Jan. 15 at the White House, the president announced on Dec. 31. “High level representatives of China will be...
Political Setback for Xi After Retired Party Leaders Make Appearances
Months of heated U.S.-China trade talks were derailed in early May when Beijing suddenly backtracked on much of what had been previously agreed to with the Trump administration. This prompted increased tariffs from Washington and...
Why the US Government Blacklisted China’s Huawei
Half a year after the arrest of its chief financial officer by Canadian police, the world’s biggest telecommunication firm suffered a new blow after the U.S. government put it on a list that effectively bans...
First Swine Fever, Now a Plague of Armyworms Threatens China’s Food
The crop-eating fall armyworm has been found in 11 provinces in China as of May 9, now threatening production of staples such as corn, rice, and wheat in about a third of the country since...
Fresh US-China Trade Talks Highlight Need for Enforceability
Recent trade discussions with China’s Vice Premier Liu He in Washington have yielded important results, according to U.S. President Donald Trump and officials in his administration, but a lasting deal will hinge on whether Beijing...
The Microchip Battle in the US-China Trade War
Of the disputes between China and the United States, intellectual property theft is one of the biggest. The U.S. government has cited the trillions of dollars lost to Chinese espionage as a main reason for...
Xi and Trump Negotiate 90-Day ‘Cease-fire’ in China-US Trade War
With the United States and China increasing tariffs on each others’ exports since the start of the trade war this spring, the meeting between the countries’ leaders on Dec. 1 in Argentina at the G-20...