Tag: trade

China exports spike to highest in decades after Covid-19 hit

China's export growth jumped to the highest in over two decades, official data showed Sunday, with imports also surging in a sharp bounceback from...

China’s Xi pens letter to Starbucks tycoon to promote trade

China's President Xi Jinping has asked former Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz to help promote trade between Washington and Beijing in a rare missive to...
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China animal rescuer shares home with 1,300 dogs

by Helen Roxburgh and Qian Ye Twenty years ago, Wen Junhong saved an abandoned dog from the streets of Chongqing in southwestern China. She now shares...
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth to get Covid-19 vaccine ‘in weeks’: reports

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II will receive the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine within weeks after UK regulators granted emergency approval and the world’s first roll-out begins...
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US ends China-funded exchange programs, calls them ‘propaganda tools’

The US State Department said Friday it was terminating five Chinese-funded exchange programs with the United States, calling them propaganda tools for Beijing. Secretary...

Chan Chun Sing stresses importance of remaining calm in midst of crisis

Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing has commented on recent instances of Singaporeans rushing to supermarkets to load up on supplies following...

Ports, trains and trade: Xi to offer Myanmar billion-dollar bounty

A high-speed rail line to the east, a deep-sea port to the west, and a makeover for commercial heart Yangon -- Chinese leader Xi...

Facing US trade uncertainty, China seeks closer ties with neighbours

China made overtures on trade to Japan and South Korea and offered support for an infrastructure initiative as it hosted the leaders of its...

China wants US trade deal but ‘not afraid’ to fight: Xi

by Laurent Thomet and Helen Roxburgh President Xi Jinping said Friday that China wants to reach an initial trade deal with the United States but...

Britain preparing to ‘take back control’ at WTO: minister

Britain is looking forward to "taking back control" of its trade policy after it exits the European Union later this month, a government minister...
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