China and the US

Oil slips as US-China friction

Oil prices edged lower on Monday as rising coronavirus cases and tensions between the United States and China pushed investors toward safe-haven assets. Brent crude dipped 8 cents, or 0.2%, to $43.26 a barrel by 04:03 GMT, while …

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China imposes retaliatory sanctions on U.S. officials

China announced Monday retaliatory sanctions against three senior Republican lawmakers and a U.S. envoy in a deepening row over Beijing's treatment of Uighur Muslims in the western Xinjiang region. Chinese foreign ministry …

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Trump decides to terminate China trade deal

U.S. President Donald Trump decided to terminate the China trade deal amid growing conviction of intelligence officials that the coronavirus pandemic originated in a Wuhan lab, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said. …

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Trump renews threat to cut ties with China

U.S. President Donald Trump renewed his threat to cut ties with China, a day after his top diplomats held talks with Beijing and his trade representative said he did not consider decoupling the U.S. and Chinese economies a viable option. …

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Oil prices slightly increased

Oil prices rose slightly after they eased on concerns over rising tensions between the United States and China. WTI crude futures increased 0.78%, to $33.51 a barrel, at 08:31 MSK, while Brent crude futures were up by $0.26 on …

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U.S. may impose coronavirus-related sanctions on China

U.S. President Donald Trump has said that he will look into the legislation introduced in the Senate a day earlier that proposes sanctions on China if it fails to cooperate and provide a full accounting of the events leading up to the novel …

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Trump: China wants me to lose re-election race

U.S. President Donald Trump said he believes China’s handling of the coronavirus is proof that Beijing “will do anything they can” to make him lose his re-election bid in November. In an interview …

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China approves imports of live poultry from U.S.

China has approved the import of all poultry products from the United States, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on its website, including breeding birds in addition to poultry meat approved late last year. Beijing …

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