White House weighing limits on U.S. portfolio flows into China
Trump administration officials are reportedly discussing ways to limit U.S. portfolio flows into China. Bloomberg's Brendan Murray reports on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close."
China import slump casts gloom
China is buying less from the rest of the world, pushing its trade surplus higher and dragging on global economic growth. Imports in the world’s second-largest economy dropped 8.5% in September for a ninth decline in the past 10 readings, while exports decreased 3.2% in dollar terms from a year earlier. Bloomberg's Selina Wang has the details.
How China can retaliate to the U.S. blacklist
Asked Tuesday whether China would retaliate over the blacklist, foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told reporters “stay tuned.” He also denied that the government abused human rights in the far west region of Xinjiang. Bloomberg's China correspondent and anchor Selina Wang has the story.
Nike gear being removed from some shops in China
NBA-related gear from Nike Inc. is reportedly disappearing from shelves in China in the fallout from a tweet by the Houston Rockets general manager supporting protests in Hong Kong. Bloomberg's Matt Townsend reports on "Bloomberg The Open."
China open to small trade deal
The signals heading into the talks have been mixed, but China is still open to reaching a partial trade deal with the U.S., an official with direct knowledge of the talks said, signaling that Beijing is focused on limiting the damage to the world’s second-largest economy. Bloomberg China Correspondent and Anchor Selina Wang has the story.
Trump urges China to investigate Bidens
Despite facing an impeachment inquiry for asking Ukraine to investigate the Bidens, Donald Trump has now called on China to do the same. Democrats have accused the president of breaking his oath of office.
UN postal union reaches deal to avert US exit
The US was threatening to pull out of the UN postal agency if reforms weren't implemented. The spat centered on the US effectively subsidizing mail and parcels delivered from China.
American farmers feel heat from trade war with China
President Trump is betting he can stay on their good side despite launching a trade war that has cut them off from one of their most important export markets. He has billions of reasons to believe that. You can read the whole story in the latest edition of Bloomberg Businessweek.
US delays China tariffs after Beijing eases some restrictions
President Trump said the US would delay a tariff hike for two weeks after China announced it would lift some trade restrictions. The mutual concessions may ease tensions ahead of high-level talks early next month.
African lender says China not trying to lead region into 'debt trap'
China is not trying to lead African countries into a debt trap and provides critical investment along with other countries to close a funding gap for crucial infrastructure projects on the continent, the head of the regional lender said on Friday.
A lot of confusion in China on U.S. motives, says AmCham China’s Stratford
Timothy Stratford, chairman at AmCham China and managing partner at Covington & Burling, discusses the ratcheting up of tensions between the U.S. and China and what it means for the trade talks and U.S. companies doing business in China.