US and Chinese officials have cancelled a press conference due to follow trade talks. No explanation has been given, prompting speculation that little progress has been made on any key sticking points.
In the trade war with the US, Chinese President Xi Jinping has promised to open markets further. President Donald Trump seems willing to show some leeway, says DW’s Frank Sieren.
The White House plans to use emergency laws to curb Chinese investments in US technologies. Originally meant to fight rogue states and terrorism, the laws allow the president to block transactions and seize assets.
The global emergency lender sees the world economy on a robust growth path in the coming two years. However, that outlook faces a severe risk if trade tensions between the US and China escalate in the month ahead.
Security and regulatory troubles on both sides of the Atlantic threaten the future of China’s ZTE and Huawei. But to what extent are the recent disputes linked to Trump's attempts to rein in Beijing's economic ambitions?
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