China says it's preparing retaliatory tariffs against US - Tariffs are a threat to European businesses, economists warn - Steel workers react to EU exemption
Asian shares have jumped to three-week highs following a report that US President Donald Trump is aiming for a swift trade deal with China. The news came only days after Washington had threatened more punitive tariffs.
China is trying to highlight it is open to importing more at a time it is under pressure to open its markets further. Critics say it is more talk than action.
At the ASEAN Summit in Singapore, Beijing tried to strengthen ties with Southeast Asian states. DW’s Frank Sieren says that could have far-reaching consequences for Europe’s role in global politics.
Washington has banned exports to the Chinese state-controlled chipmaker accusing Fujian of stealing intellectual property. The move comes amid reports that the US plans to slap tariffs on all of China's imports.
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