Trade is high on the agenda during President Donald Trump’s state visit to Japan. Trump has hinted Japan and the US could sign an historic trade deal, which would ease mounting trade tensions in Asia.
Car sales have fallen in all key regions, especially in China, the world's biggest auto market. With concerns about the economy and stricter emissions rules looming, there is no end in sight for carmakers' troubles.
Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping will talk about trade when they meet during the G20 summit, in an attempt to stop ties between the world's top two economies from tilting toward sustained confrontation.
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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