Archive for September 20th, 2018

Trump accuses China of election meddling in trade war

Trump accuses China of election meddling in trade war

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused China of seeking to influence knife-edge midterm congressional elections by taking aim at his political base in the economic [...]
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Beijing will ‘emerge stronger’ from tariff war, Chinese newspaper says

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* Various state-controlled Chinese media outlets have issued sharp editorials supporting Beijing’s decision to enforce retaliatory duties on US imports. * “The [...]
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China will use trade war with US to replace imports: state media

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China is not afraid of “extreme measures” the United States is taking in their trade war and will use it as an opportunity to replace imports, promote [...]
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China won’t weaken currency to help exporters amid US trade war, Premier Li Keqiang says

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China has no intention of weakening its currency to help exporters and will not engage in any form of “competitive devaluation” of its exchange rate, Chinese [...]
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China could target US tech stocks in trade war, Goldman Sachs warns

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* The US has said it will impose 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese exports. * China has said it has no option but to respond with fresh measures of its own. [...]
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China’s US Treasury holdings just fell to six-month low amid escalating trade war

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* China’s holdings of US Treasurys dropped to a six-month low in July. * Treasury yields moved higher after the data was released by the US Treasury. * Bond pros have [...]
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Nepal gets access to China ports, analysts say it’s a ‘huge deal’

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Nepal granted access to Chinese ports in a move that will end New Delhi’s monopoly over Kathmandu’s trade routes. China has granted Nepal access to its land and [...]
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US senators seek punishment if China’s ZTE violates deal

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Republican and Democratic US senators introduced a bill on Tuesday that would reimpose sanctions on China’s ZTE Corp if it does not fully comply with US laws and an [...]
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China urges United States not to put up barriers to reporting

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China has had discussions with the United States about US plans to make some Chinese state media groups register as foreign agents, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday, [...]
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China denies meddling in US elections, demands ‘respect’

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China on Wednesday called on the United States to show “respect” in their trade spat and refuted President Donald Trump’s claims that it was meddling in the [...]
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Chinese premier slams ‘unilateralism’ in trade disputes

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang railed against “unilateralism” on Wednesday in a veiled allusion to the trade fight with the United States, and threw his weight behind [...]
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Rising US-China trade tensions ‘couldn’t come at a worse time’: Iowa agriculture secretary

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* The ratcheting of the US-China trade war is unfortunate and comes at a lousy time for farmers, according to Iowa Agriculture Commissioner Mike Naig. * The state official [...]
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China’s Tencent Music halves US IPO to $2 billion sources

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

* Filed with SEC two wks agosources * Had earlier sought to raise up to $4 billionsources * Likely one of biggest Chinese listings in New York this year Tencent Music [...]
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China’s leaders are softening their stance on AI

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Technology Review | 6:00 AM

A year after announcing an aggressive plan to dominate artificial intelligence, China’s vice premier has called for international collaboration. China might be at [...]
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US-China trade war could soon pose a serious economic threat

US-China trade war could soon pose a serious economic threat

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Seeking better-skilled workers, Cedar Electronics decided last year to return some of its manufacturing to the United States from the Philippines, only to run smack into a [...]
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