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John Ruwitch

As China-U.S. friction rises, their armies hold joint disaster drills

Nov 17 2018

NANJING, China Soldiers from China and the United States wrapped up a week of joint disaster relief drills on Saturday, in a display of cooperation against a backdrop of worsening ties between the two countries over trade, the disputed South China Sea and self-ruled Taiwan.

China's U-turn on market curbs brings back the speculators

Nov 15 2018

SHANGHAI Speculators are staging a forceful comeback in China's stock market, bidding up shares in loss-making companies as regulators ease rules around trading, fundraising and backdoor listings to prop up struggling bourses.

China's choreographed trade expo more 'theater' than deal clincher

Nov 09 2018

SHANGHAI German car maker Volkswagen AG signed what looked like a meaty deal with one of its China joint ventures this week at a huge new trade show in Shanghai to ship almost $9 billion worth of cars and parts to China next year.

In China, response to pledged share meltdown stirs concern

Nov 09 2018

SHANGHAI Scores of Chinese brokers and banks are struggling under the weight of hundreds of billions of dollars worth of loans to companies using their own plummeting shares as collateral.

Britain's Fox: 'impossible' to say if Brexit deal can be reached this month or next

Nov 06 2018

SHANGHAI British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday it was "impossible" for him to say if a Brexit deal could be reached with the European Union this month or next, but Britain wanted an agreement, and a deal is better than no deal.

RPT-China hopes trade expo will highlight import clout as U.S. dispute rages

Nov 04 2018

SHANGHAI/BEIJING, Nov 2 China, dubbed 'the workshop of the world' for its sprawling supply chains and huge export capacity, is hoping to manufacture something new next week at a huge trade fair in Shanghai next week: import orders.

RPT-China hopes trade expo will highlight import clout as U.S. dispute rages

Nov 04 2018

SHANGHAI/BEIJING, Nov 2 China, dubbed 'the workshop of the world' for its sprawling supply chains and huge export capacity, is hoping to manufacture something new next week at a huge trade fair in Shanghai next week: import orders.

RPT-China hopes trade expo will highlight import clout as U.S. dispute rages

Nov 04 2018

SHANGHAI/BEIJING, Nov 2 China, dubbed 'the workshop of the world' for its sprawling supply chains and huge export capacity, is hoping to manufacture something new next week at a huge trade fair in Shanghai next week: import orders.

China hopes trade expo will highlight import clout as U.S. dispute rages

Nov 03 2018

SHANGHAI/BEIJING China, dubbed 'the workshop of the world' for its sprawling supply chains and huge export capacity, is hoping to manufacture something new next week at a huge trade fair in Shanghai next week: import orders.

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