United States slapping 25% tariffs on a raft of Chinese products – Czech political paralysis could be over
Global trade tensions have been brewing for months with tariffs and counter-tariffs flying between the US, China and several other countries. The US government has now challenged some of the tariffs at WTO level.
China's economic growth slowed in the second quarter, adding to the many challenges Beijing faces amid a mounting tariff battle with Washington and weakened global demand for its exports.
China and Germany drew closer together at the recent inter-governmental summit in Berlin but considerable differences still separate the two nations, says DW’s Frank Sieren.
At a time of heightened uncertainty in the global economic environment, leaders of Europe and China are meeting to ponder ways to counter the fallout from US President Trump's "America First" policies.
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