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Dominique Patton

China suspending pork imports from third Canadian firm as dispute with Ottawa deepens

19 Jun 2019

BEIJING China will block pork imports from a third Canadian firm after a shipment was found to contain the banned feed additive ractopamine, the customs agency said on Tuesday, deepening a trade and diplomatic dispute with Canada.

China threatens corporate hit-list on eve of new tariffs on U.S. imports

31 May 2019

BEIJING China threatened on Friday to unveil an unprecedented hit-list of "unreliable" foreign firms, groups and individuals that harm the interests of Chinese companies, as a slate of retaliatory tariffs on imported U.S. goods was set to kick in at midnight.

UPDATE 4-Hard for Xi, Trump to make progress on trade - former China cbank chief

31 May 2019

BEIJING, May 31 China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to find it "difficult" to make major progress towards ending their countries' trade war when they meet at a G20 summit in Japan in June, a former top Chinese official said on Friday.

Brazil seeks China's OK for genetically modified sugarcane

15 May 2019

BEIJING Brazil's agriculture minister will ask Chinese officials on Thursday to greenlight exports to the Asian nation of sugar made from genetically modified (GM) sugarcane, which is expected to be widely used in Brazil in coming years.

China's new slaughterhouse rules keep lid on pork prices for now

14 May 2019

BEIJING China's pork prices are being kept in check even as pig production continues to drop, with tough new rules on slaughterhouses crimping trade and pushing frozen pork stocks onto the market, according to analysts.

China's new slaughterhouse rules keep lid on pork prices for now

14 May 2019

BEIJING, May 14 China's pork prices are being kept in check even as pig production continues to drop, with tough new rules on slaughterhouses crimping trade and pushing frozen pork stocks onto the market, according to analysts.

Saudi Arabia says China has not yet asked for more oil amid tighter Iran sanctions

25 Apr 2019

BEIJING Saudi Arabia's energy minister Khalid al-Falih told Reuters on Thursday that China has "not yet" asked for more crude oil after the United States decided to end sanction waivers on Iranian oil imports that had permitted Beijing to keep buying from Tehran.

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia says China has not yet asked for more oil amid tighter Iran sanctions

25 Apr 2019

* Saudi Arabia could help meet Iran supply drop (Adds comment, detail throughout)

China to review anti-dumping tariffs on U.S. distillers grains: document

09 Apr 2019

BEIJING China's Ministry of Commerce is set to review its anti-dumping tariffs on imports from the United States of distillers grains (DDGS), an animal feed ingredient, according to a document issued by the China Alcoholic Drinks Association.

China pledges to expand financial market opening as U.S. trade delegation arrives

29 Mar 2019

BOAO, China/BEIJING China will sharply expand market access for foreign banks and securities and insurance companies, especially in its financial services sector, Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday, as senior U.S. officials arrived in Beijing for more trade talks. | Video

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Iran says U.S. sanctions on Khamenei mean end of diplomacy

New U.S. sanctions against Iran's supreme leader and foreign minister have closed off diplomacy, Iran said on Tuesday, blaming the United States for abandoning the only route to peace just days after the two foes came within minutes of conflict.