Xi doubles down on domestic focus as U.S. relations fray

Business Sep 2, 2020

Xi doubles down on domestic focus as U.S. relations fray

China’s top leaders next month will lay out their economic strategy for the next five years that will include a new ambition to ramp up domestic consumption and make more critical technology at home in a bid to insulate the world’s second-largest economy from ...

U.S. contradicts China on plans for Phase 1 trade deal talks

Business / Economy Aug 21, 2020

U.S. contradicts China on plans for Phase 1 trade deal talks

The Trump administration on Thursday declined to acknowledge any plans to meet with China over the Phase 1 trade deal after the commerce ministry in Beijing said bilateral talks would be held "in the coming days" to evaluate the agreement's progress. Commerce Ministry spokesman Gao ...