The trade conflict between the US and China heads into the next round. Boosted by a raft of strong economic data, Donald Trump tweeted he plans to raise tariffs on 200 billion dollars of Chinese goods to 25 per cent on Friday
The US president has said he "would love to be a mediator" for the frozen conflict between India and Pakistan. Trump has the potential to "bring the two countries together," said Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan.
China plans to impose an anti-dumping tax on some stainless steel imports from the European Union and three Asian countries. For the 28-nation bloc, the move is more than just a key export market for steel being at risk.
Huawei’s revenues for the first half of 2019 were up and, despite US blacklisting it in May, the Chinese telco is confident of more growth this year. It is now even wooing US allies, like Poland, with investment pledges.
Xi Jinping is set to become the first Chinese president to travel to North Korea in 14 years. The visit comes as denuclearization talks between North Korea and the United States appear to be at a standstill.
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