[SHANGHAI] Chinese state media on Saturday expressed cautious optimism over trade talks between the United States and China, a day after President Xi Jinping said a week of discussions had produced...

[BEIJING] The United States and China will resume trade talks next week in Washington with time running short to ease their bruising trade war, but US President Donald Trump repeated on Friday that...

[WASHINGTON] American tariffs are what got China to the negotiating table in the first place, the Trump administration argues. Those same tariffs may be needed even after a trade deal is reached – to...

CHINA and the United States agreed to halt additional tariffs in a deal that keeps their trade war from escalating as the two sides try again to bridge their differences with fresh talks aimed at...

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SINGAPORE stocks snapped four days of gains on Tuesday, falling in the face of fresh threats from US president Donald Trump to widen the scope of tariffs on Chinese imports.

[WASHINGTON] US president Donald Trump said Friday that China was ready to make a deal to defuse trade tensions, so he might not have to punish the country with more import tariffs.

[WASHINGTON] The US Department of Agriculture is not planning to extend an up to US$12 billion aid package for farmers into 2019, Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Monday, to mitigate farmer losses due...

[BEIJING] Earnings reporting season is underway, and analysts are eager to hear from executives about how an escalating trade war between the US and China is impacting their businesses. A common...

[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump threatened to impose another round of tariffs on China and warned that Chinese meddling in US politics is a "bigger problem" than Russian involvement in...

[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump has long wielded the word "Nafta" like an epithet, deriding the North American Free Trade Agreement as the worst trade deal in history...