China’s US surplus jumps as trade with world picks up

China’s trade surplus with the United States expanded last year, raising the possibility of fresh blowback from President Donald Trump who has often bashed Beijing over the issue and fanned fears of a trade war. The increase came despite a tumble in China’s global surplus as domestic demand spurred a rally in imports. The figures on… Please follow and like us:

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NAFTA negotiators hold new talks amid fears of collapse

After three months of thorny negotiations, fears of a breakdown are hanging in the air as the US, Mexico and Canada begin new talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement Friday. The fifth round of talks on updating the 23-year-old deal will be a low-key affair, with the top trade officials from all three countries… Please follow and like us:

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Trump administration to impose duties on Argentina’s major export

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration will impose substantial trade penalties on a critical export for Argentina, delivering a significant blow to one of President Donald Trump’s few friends in the hemisphere. According to two people familiar with the plans, the Commerce Department will announce aggressive anti-dumping duties on biodiesel imports as soon as Friday. That would… Please follow and like us:

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China rips into EU for ‘unfair’ dumping duties

The Commerce Ministry deplores bloc’s moves on steels, truck tires The European Commission or EC must stop using the “surrogate country” method in anti-dumping investigations into imports from China and immediately withdraw wrongly imposed penalties on China’s steel, ceramic and photovoltaic industries, the Ministry of Commerce said on Friday. Its comments follow Wednesday’s anti-dumping duties of… Please follow and like us:

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China Taking Political Risks for Economic Reforms, Foreign Investments

China is responding to international criticism that it gives favorable treatment to state-owned enterprises (SOEs) while neglecting of the needs of foreign companies, and even foreign markets that buy Chinese goods. Releasing the annual work report, or budgetary proposals, in the National People’s Congress (NPC), Chinese Premier Li Keqiang signaled a crackdown on loss-posting “zombie enterprises”… Please follow and like us:

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