Trade War


Chinese firms accused of dodging tariffs through ‘phantom trade’

By Lizzy Burden Jan 20 2020 / The Telegraph Chinese firms may be dodging billions in US tariffs by clandestinely channelling trade through other countries. Euler Hermes, which insures payments to exporters, shows in its annual global trade report that Asian exporters thought to have been winners in the trade war – taking the place of China as alternative exporters to the US – could be illegally rerouting goods...

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China’s exports fall again in November as trade war continues to bite

China’s exports fall again in November as trade war continues to bite

By Finbarr Bermingham Dec 8 2019 / South China Morning Post Shipments down 1.1 per cent in month, but imports grow for first time since April Figures come just a week before US is set to impose fresh tariffs on imports of Chinese goods China’s exports in November fell 1.1 per cent from a year earlier, marking a fourth successive monthly decline as the pain of the trade war...

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China says no 'time limit' on trade deal

China says no ‘time limit’ on trade deal

Dec 4 2019/ CNA BEIJING: China echoed comments from President Donald Trump Wednesday (Dec 4), saying there was no deadline for signing a US-China trade deal, as tensions spiked between the two countries over human rights issues. On Tuesday, Trump warned that efforts to resolve the spat between the world’s top two economies could continue until after next November’s US election, triggering a selloff in global markets. When asked...

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