Archive for September 6th, 2019

China, US to resume trade talks in Washington in October

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | WashingtonPost | 6:02 AM

China said Thursday its trade representatives will fly to Washington in early October to resume negotiations with the United States, raising the possibility that both sides [...]
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UPDATE 1-US imposes duties on structural steel from China, Mexico

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The US Commerce Department said on Wednesday it imposed duties on Chinese and Mexican structural steel after making a preliminary determination that producers in both [...]
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James Carafano: HK protests, trade war with Trump rattle China’s leader Expect surprises

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

The announcement Wednesday by the leader of Hong Kong that she is withdrawing legislation allowing people charged with crimes to be extradited to mainland China for trial [...]
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Giant China crane ship turns up near Vietnamese coast

Giant China crane ship turns up near Vietnamese coast

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A Chinese giant crane vessel has been tracked to 90km (56 miles) from the Vietnamese coastline in an area claimed by Hanoi as its exclusive economic zone fuelling the risk of [...]
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Lack of extradition process from HK to mainland China flagged by anti-money laundering body

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The lack of a mechanism in Hong Kong to extradite suspects to other parts of China was cited as an obstacle to tackling money laundering and terrorism financing by an [...]
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China could release emergency pork reserves after losing 100 million pigs to swine fever

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

African swine fever has wiped out a third of China’s pig population. Now government officials are discussing dramatic steps to stabilise the world’s largest pork [...]
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Trump: US does not want to discuss Huawei with China

Trump: US does not want to discuss Huawei with China

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States does not want to discuss the US blacklisting of Huawei Technologies with China as the two biggest world economies [...]
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Canada taps ambassador, looking to restart China talks

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | ThisisMoney | 6:02 AM

Canada nominated a key economic advisor on Wednesday as its new ambassador to China, hoping to kickstart dialogue and ease a diplomatic standoff with the world’s second [...]
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UPDATE 1-Effort to disqualify lawyer part of US campaign against Huawei: counsel

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The effort to stop a former US Justice Department official from representing Huawei is another step in a broader US government campaign against the Chinese company, a lawyer [...]
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China’s New Trade Weapon: Shaking Down Foreign Firms

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | NationalInterest | 6:02 AM

Beijing has been targeting foreign companies with a form of geoeconomic extortion that has caught Washington flat-footed. President Donald Trump’s “order” [...]
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Getting outtariffs push some US manufacturers to exit China

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

As fresh US tariffs on Chinese imports kick in, Illinois-based phone accessories manufacturer Ben Buttolph has been urgently moving production to other Asian countries [...]
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China’s latest efforts to focus on fine tuning ‘weak economic links’ as downward pressure mounts

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China is continuing to push ahead with fine tuning policy rather than engaging in a large-scale easing even as analysts begin to revise down their expectations for growth [...]
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Chinese companies report slowed second-quarter profit growth as weaker economy, US-China trade war bite into earnings

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Publicly traded Chinese companies reported slowed earnings growth in the second quarter, as moderation in economic expansion and a flare up in the US-China trade war bit into [...]
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China’s economic prospects are less promising than Japan’s or Korea’s at similar stages, US think tank says

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China in recent years has rattled the world with its hi-tech ambition, massive semiconductor investments and strategic focus on artificial intelligence. This dovetails with a [...]
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N Korea lambasts Japan over Fukushima

N Korea lambasts Japan over Fukushima

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | UPI | 6:02 AM

North Korea slammed a Japanese plan to discharge highly radioactive water from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, calling the plan a recipe for an “outrageous nuclear [...]
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