China, US start talks on trade, economy in Beijing after dispute escalation

China and the United States will hold talks on trade and economic issues in Beijing on Thursday and Friday, marking the first high-level meeting since the bilateral trade dispute escalated in March. The Ministry of Commerce announced on Wednesday that a US delegation led by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, visiting as US President Donald Trump’s […]

US, China trade dispute to dominate World Bank-IMF Spring Meetings

Fears that the world’s two biggest economies, the US and China, are heading toward a trade war are set to dominate discussions at this week’s spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. After a decade of ho-hum growth, the global economy is buzzing again. Christine Lagarde, the IMF’s managing director, says […]

China slams U.S. sorghum imports with 179% deposit amid trade war worries

China’s Commerce Ministry announced Tuesday that it will impose provisional anti-dumping measures on sorghum grain imported from the U.S. on growing fears of a trade war. According to Xinhua news agency, a preliminary ruling by the ministry found that US companies had dumped sorghum grain on the Chinese market and such imports had caused substantial […]