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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Trump Arrives in China for Thorny Talks on Trade, North Korea

Donald Trump arrived in Beijing Wednesday, his first visit as U.S. President to a nation that has been a focus, often a negative one, in his drive to secure jobs at home. Trade is to top the agenda, but so is North Korea. White House officials say the president intends to press China – North Korea’s… Please follow and like us:

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Equities drop after N.Korea’s latest nuclear test

Stock markets in Asia and Europe slid Monday as investors sought safer bets after North Korea claimed to have tested a hydrogen bomb, one week after firing a ballistic missile over Japan. Pyongyang on Sunday conducted its sixth nuclear test — sparking further condemnation and a warning from US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis of a “massive… Please follow and like us:

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Defector: UN Sanctions Would Play Havoc With North Korean Economy

The impact of the latest round of U.N. sanctions leveled against North Korea could be greater than the projected $1 billion cut in its export revenue if fully implemented, a high-profile North Korean defector told VOA’s Korean Service, and this would deal a significant financial blow to a regime intent on advancing its nuclear and missile… Please follow and like us:

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Pence Warns North Korea Not to Test US Resolve

Referencing recent U.S. airstrikes in Syria and Afghanistan, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence issued a strong warning to North Korea Monday that President Donald Trump will use military force if needed to deal with the Kim Jong Un government’s escalating nuclear threat. “Just in the last two weeks the world witnessed the strength and resolve of… Please follow and like us:

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