BBC.- China has introduced tough new laws which restrict the export of «controlled items».
BBC.- The world’s two biggest economies have become less competitive due to their ongoing trade war, which seems to have no short-term resolution in sight.
BBC.- China plans to halve tariffs on 1,717 goods it imports from the US as the country faces the fresh challenge of the coronavirus. Chinese officials said tariffs on some goods would be cut to 5% from 10%, and on others from 5% to 2.5%.
BBC.- Asian stock markets rose on Friday as the US and China moved toward striking a trade deal to avert a new round of tariffs. The deal could be announced later in the day, after US President Donald Trump reportedly signed off on the terms.
BBC.- Competition from China in the early 2000s nearly killed SG Companies, a family-owned footwear business that was founded almost 125 years ago. Now Donald Trump’s trade war could finish it off.
BBC.- Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he would press ahead with a digital sales tax even after the US threatened to punish France for a similar move. In a proposal first outlined last year, large online companies face a tax of 2% of UK sales from April 2020.
BBC.- A US law supporting pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong may unsettle trade talks with China, but is unlikely to derail them, analysts say. The US president has signed into law a bill that requires an annual review of Hong Kong’s special status with the US.
BBC.- The US and China have reportedly agreed to roll back tariffs as part of any new trade deal. The reports come amid rising hopes that the two countries will sign a pact that declares an end to a trade fight that has disrupted the global economy.
Agencia Andina.- La Bolsa de Valores de Lima (BVL) alcanzó un rendimiento de 1.30% en soles en el índice general en el periodo enero-setiembre del presente año, en medio de la guerra comercial entre Estados Unidos y China, y la coyuntura política local.
Bloomberg.- Perhaps nobody was more surprised to hear that China had called President Donald Trump’s administration to restart trade talks than the government in Beijing itself.