Economy

Moon vows to increase trade with Singapore, Southeast Asia

Jul 12, 2018

South Korea's president has pledged to increase trade with Singapore as part of a strategy to raise its economic influence in the region

Asian markets rebound from trade fears

Jul 12, 2018

Asian stock markets have rebounded following Wall Street's decline amid anxiety over U.S.-Chinese trade tensions

The Latest: US says WTO must do more on China trade policies

Jul 11, 2018

The U.S. ambassador to the World Trade Organization is calling for the global trade body to update its rules to deal with complaints about Chinese industrial policies that he said harm other countries.

China vows retaliation for $200 billion US tariff threat

Jul 11, 2018

China's government has vowed to take 'firm and forceful measures' against US threats to expand tariff hikes to a new range of goods including fish sticks and French doors

World markets tumble as US, China intensify their trade war

Jul 11, 2018

Global stocks are sharply lower after Beijing hit back at U.S. plans for tariffs on $200 billion more Chinese exports

China auto sales growth weakens in June amid trade battle

Jul 11, 2018

China's auto sales growth decelerated in June, adding to economic worries facing Beijing amid a worsening trade battle with Washington

Stocks tumble as Asia braces for more US tariffs on China

Jul 11, 2018

Asian markets tumble as U.S. prepares to hit China with tariffs on $200 billion more Chinese products

Vietnam arrests phone exec, gov't official over fund losses

Jul 11, 2018

A former mobile phone company executive and a senior communications ministry official have been arrested for alleged economic mismanagement

The Latest: China raises tariffs on optical fiber materials

Jul 10, 2018

China steps up action against U.S. goods, imposing anti-dumping duties on raw materials used to make optical fibers

China's Xi pledges billions in loans, aid to Arab nations

Jul 10, 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping has pledged more than $23 billion in lines of credit, loans and humanitarian assistance to Arab countries in a major push for influence among the region's war-torn and impoverished nations

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