The US and China have agreed to a preliminary trade deal. It will mean tariff hikes on Chinese goods due to take effect in December will no longer go ahead.
China and the US have done a deal. But a longer-term view suggests trade tensions between the pair will only grow. What will that mean for the network of nations trading extensively with both?
The EU has said the trade agreement would be the most ambitious the bloc has ever negotiated with a developing country. However, authoritarian Vietnam will still have to improve its labor and social standards.
The US Treasury Department has removed China from its list of currency manipulators ahead of a new US-China trade deal. Chinese regulators have been accused of devaluing the yuan to make exports more competitive.
Though still within government forecasts, China's economy weakened to its slowest growth rate in nearly three decades. Lower domestic demand and a trade war with the United States were behind the drop, experts have said.
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