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China slams U.S. blacklisting of Huawei as trade tensions rise

16 May 2019

BEIJING China on Thursday slammed a decision by the U.S. government to put telecom equipment giant Huawei on a blacklist and said it will take steps to protect its companies, in a further test of ties as the economic heavyweights clash over trade. | Video

Trump and Xi to meet after defiant China hits U.S. with new tariffs

14 May 2019

WASHINGTON/BEIJING U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would meet Chinese President Xi Jinping next month as the trade war between the world's two largest economies intensified, sending shivers through global markets. | Video

China hikes tariffs on U.S. goods after Trump warning

13 May 2019

BEIJING China said on Monday it would impose higher tariffs on most U.S. imports on a revised $60 billion target list, hitting back at a tariff hike by Washington on $200 billion of Chinese goods in a further escalation of a bitter trade war.

As tariff hike looms, China asks U.S. to meet it halfway, denies backtracking

09 May 2019

BEIJING China appealed to the United States to meet it halfway to salvage a deal that could end their trade war, with its chief negotiator in Washington for two days of talks hoping to stave off U.S. tariff hikes set to be triggered on Friday.

UPDATE 2-China says fully ready to defend interests in trade war

09 May 2019

* China has resolve, capacity to defend interests in trade war - commerce ministry

China's factory-gate inflation hits four-month high, food prices surge

09 May 2019

BEIJING China's factory-gate inflation in April quickened at its fastest pace in four months, buoyed by higher commodity prices and a sign demand may be starting to perk up as Beijing rolls out more stimulus.

China producer inflation picks up for first time in nine months, eases deflation worries

11 Apr 2019

BEIJING China's factory-gate inflation picked up for the first time in nine months in March, lifted by price rises in global commodities as well as signs that government efforts to boost the economy may be putting a floor under domestic demand.

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"Sea of black" Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down

Hundreds of thousands of people clogged the streets in central Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's leader step down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill in a dramatic retreat following the most violent protests in decades.