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G20: China and US ready to restart trade talks

OSAKA: The US and China agreed today to restart trade talks and Washington will not levy new tariffs on Chinese exports, China’s foreign ministry said, raising hopes for the world’s two largest economies to resolve their trade war. In their

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Oil prices dip, await positive feedback from G20, OPEC talks

SEOUL: Oil prices eased today in a cautious market, as traders eyed a scheduled meeting between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit and next week’s OPEC meeting. Brent crude LCOc1 futures were down

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Trade war: US wants talks with China

WASHINGTON: The US hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan come Saturday, but Washington will not accept any conditions around the US use of tariffs in the dispute, a

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Trump-Xi may rekindle trade talks at G20

WASHINGTON: China and the US are rekindling trade talks ahead of a meeting next week between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, cheering financial markets on hopes that an escalating trade war between the two countries would abate. Trump said

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Oil prices fall for second day

TOKYO: Oil prices were falling for a second day today, after more signs that global economic growth is being hit by US-China trade tensions, although losses were limited amid tensions in the Middle East after tanker attacks last week. Brent

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Russia, China to show united against US at forum

Chinese President Xi Jinping appears on Friday as guest of honour at Russia’s showcase economic forum, as the two neighbours present a united front in the face of shared troubles with the US. Xi arrived in Moscow on Wednesday for

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US to decide on US$300 billion China tariffs after G20 meeting

FRANCE/BEIJING: US President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he would decide whether to carry out his threat to hit Beijing with tariffs on at least US$300 billion in Chinese goods after a meeting of leaders of the world’s largest

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G20 to tackle US-China trade war, digital tax

Top financial policymakers from the world’s 20 most powerful nations gathered this weekend in Japan as a protracted US-China trade war clouds the global economy with no end in sight. G20 finance ministers and central bankers gathering in the southwestern

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‘China ready to fight US on trade but door open for talks’

China is ready to fight the US on trade but the door is still open for talks, the country’s defence minister said.   “On the trade friction started by the US: if the US wants to talk, we will keep

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Dr M: Malaysia will continue using Huawei technology

TOKYO: Malaysia will continue using Huawei products and is unperturbed by spying allegations levelled against the tech giant. “We are too small to have an impact on the company like Huawei, whose research is far bigger than the whole of

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