US-China trade agreement

US-China trade war

IPEF: Empty promise or the future of trade?

There has been some scepticism about the viability of IPEF given the lack of market access commitments.

Global Markets

Asia stocks climb after Trump says US-China trade deal intact

Asian stocks climbed and the yen retreated after President Donald Trump said that the US-China trade deal is intact, easing doubts sparked by reported comments from a senior adviser.

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DBS economists predict new 'cold war' between US and China

As the US-China bilateral relationship spirals into greater acrimony, investors brace themselves for a new Cold War.

Hong Kong national security law

Stocks plunge and US equity futures retreat on Hong Kong national security law

Stocks slid and U.S. equity futures retreated as investors braced for tensions between Washington and Beijing to escalate after China announced plans to impose a national security law on Hong Kong.

US-China trade war

China pledges to implement US trade deal amid rising tensions

China reiterated a pledge to implement the first phase of its trade deal with the U.S. despite setbacks from the coronavirus outbreak, and as tensions escalate between the world’s two biggest economies.

Global Economy

Novel shifts seen in global supply chains; Phase One deal might be renegotiated

Global trade is likely to contact by a third this year due to Covid-19 related measures : World Trade Organization (WTO).

US-China trade war

China to halve tariffs on US goods

This Valentine’s Day, China will be extending an olive branch and lowering its punitive tariffs on American goods

US-China trade war

US and China sign phase one of trade deal

Fixing the injustices of past trade deals is “probably the biggest reason why I ran for president,” says President Donald Trump.

Issues that matter

Trade truce

As the US and China conclude their ‘phase one’ discussions, is the end to the trade war really in sight?

Global Economy

China to cut tariffs on pork, tech from list worth US$389 bil

(Dec 23): China cut import tariffs on a wide range of goods including food, consumer items and parts for manufacturing smart-phones, continuing Beijing’s drive to lower trade barriers and spur domestic demand.