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China accuses U.S. officials of misleading public on trade war

May 24 2019

BEIJING China on Friday accused U.S. officials of lying to the public about their trade war, as rising tensions between the world's two largest economies kept financial markets in a state of unease.

Worries of longer, costlier U.S.-China trade war hits markets

May 21 2019

WASHINGTON/BEIJING Worries that the United States and China were digging in for a longer, costlier trade war weighed on financial markets on Monday as Beijing accused Washington of harboring "extravagant expectations" for a deal to end their dispute. | Video

WRAPUP 3-U.S., China bicker over "extravagant expectations" on trade deal

May 20 2019

BEIJING/WASHINGTON, May 20 China accused the United States on Monday of harbouring "extravagant expectations" for a trade deal, underlining the gulf between the two sides as U.S. action against China's technology giant Huawei began hitting the global tech sector.

China's tough rhetoric leaves trade talks with U.S. in limbo

May 17 2019

WASHINGTON/BEIJING China struck a more aggressive tone in its trade war with the United States on Friday, suggesting a resumption of talks between the world's two largest economies would be meaningless unless Washington changed course. | Video

After Huawei blow, China says U.S. must show sincerity for talks

May 17 2019

BEIJING The United States must show sincerity if it is to hold meaningful trade talks, China said on Friday, after U.S. President Donald Trump dramatically raised the stakes with a potentially devastating blow to Chinese tech giant Huawei. | Video

Amid trade war, China's Xi preaches openness, says no civilization superior

May 15 2019

BEIJING China will only be more open to the world, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday, as he denounced as "stupid" those who believe in cultural superiority, in his first public address since trade tension with the United States spiked last week.

China kontert im Zollstreit mit USA - "Rezessionsgefahr steigt"

May 13 2019

Washington/Peking Ungeachtet der Warnungen von Präsident Donald Trump schlägt China im Zollstreit mit den USA zurück.

UPDATE 3-China says will 'never surrender' on trade, Trump warns against retaliation

May 13 2019

WASHINGTON/BEIJING, May 13 U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday warned Beijing not to retaliate in an escalating trade dispute after China said it "will never surrender to external pressure."

China says will 'never surrender' as U.S. trade row heats up

May 13 2019

BEIJING China will never surrender to external pressure, the government said on Monday, though stopped short of announcing how Beijing will hit back after Washington renewed its threat to impose tariffs on all Chinese imports in an escalating trade dispute.

China defiant toward U.S. on trade, Kudlow urges strong enforcement steps

May 13 2019

WASHINGTON/BEIJING The United States and China appeared at a deadlock over trade negotiations on Sunday as Washington demanded promises of concrete changes to Chinese law and Beijing said it would not swallow any "bitter fruit" that harmed its interests. | Video

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