The Trump administration - pushed by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow - has been in contact in recent days with Beijing to go ahead with the meeting with President Xi Jinping in Buenos Aires, the Wall Street Journal reported.
China's export data has been surprisingly resilient to tariffs, possibly as companies ramped up shipments before stiffer USA duties go into effect, but factory surveys have shown export orders have been shrinking for several months.
Now Mike Pence, the vice-president, has raised the stakes with a ferocious broadside against Beijing, accusing it of engaging in a military, economic and political campaign to...
Trump told Fox News on Thursday that previous USA administrations had allowed China to pursue unfair trade for too long and that it was time for him to stop it.
Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.5 percent to 22,694.66 after sinking early in the day and following a almost 4 percent loss on Thursday.
Beijing's exports have been robustly growing all year in the face of rising tariffs and increasing uncertainty over relations with Washington.
Worries about the increased tariffs the two sides have imposed on each other's goods have contributed to this week's dizzying volatility in financial markets.
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"We were led badly when it came to trade". "The president is concerned about the Fed raising interest rates too much and slowing down the economy".
China imported 9.05 million bpd of crude oil in September, for a total of 37.12 million tons, which was the highest rate of crude oil intake since May, Reuters reports, citing data from the Chinese customs administration.
The yuan has lost almost 10 percent of its value against the US dollar this year.
China will remain on a monitoring list for currency manipulation because of its significant trade surplus with the USA, the people said.
If the US labels a country a currency manipulator, Treasury must enter direct talks with the country, and also seek redress through the International Monetary Fund. The central bank has tightened controls on currency trading to head off further declines. The review was prompted by China's accelerated efforts to acquire US intellectual property to the detriment of USA businesses and military interests, they said.
"It's obvious that the immediate effects of the trade war are the exact opposite of what the Trump administration had been planning", Andrew Polk of Beijing-based research firm Trivium China tells the Post. Apple, for instance, has an established supply chain in the world's second-largest economy, with the Greater China region accounting for about a fifth of its sale.