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In this Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, photo, workers moor a container ship at a port in Qingdao in east China's Shandong province. (Chinatopix via AP)
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January 14, 2019 - 12:33 pm
By JOE McDONALD , AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China's 2018 trade surplus with the United States surged to a record $323.3 billion, but exports contracted in December as the delayed impact of President Donald Trump's tariff hikes started to hurt demand. Exports to the United States in 2018...
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(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
January 10, 2019 - 10:29 am
LONDON (AP) — The rally in global stock markets faded Thursday after U.S. and Chinese officials wrapped up three days of trade talks in Beijing without any significant breakthrough. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX dipped 0.1 percent to 10,881 while France's CAC 40 was 0.5 percent lower at 4...
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January 02, 2019 - 12:41 pm
By MARLEY JAY, AP Markets Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The roller coaster ride on Wall Street resumed on Wednesday, the first trading day of the new year, as stocks plunged in the morning and then began climbing back. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped as much as 398 points in the first few minutes...
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December 11, 2018 - 3:03 pm
By ROB GILLIES , Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — A former Canadian diplomat has been detained while visiting Beijing amid a dispute between the two counties over Canada's arrest of a Chinese executive at the request of the United States. Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale on Tuesday...
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December 06, 2018 - 10:41 am
by Alex Veiga U.S. stocks tumbled in early trading Thursday following a sell-off in overseas markets, knocking more than 450 points off the Dow Jones Industrials Average. The broad market decline came as the arrest of a senior Chinese technology executive overshadowed some positive comments on...
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December 04, 2018 - 2:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A lack of clarity around a U.S.-China trade truce, announced over the weekend by the Trump administration, is contributing to a sharp fall in the stock market. The Dow Jones industrial average plummeted 586 points in early afternoon trading, a drop of 2.3 percent. Other market...
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December 01, 2018 - 10:57 am
By ANGELA CHARLTON and ALMUDENA CALATRAVA , Associated Press BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — All-night talks at the Group of 20 summit led to a possible "breakthrough" on fixing the global trading system, European diplomats said Saturday, as negotiations stretched into the final hours of the...
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November 17, 2018 - 8:32 am
By JIM GOMEZ and STEPHEN WRIGHT , Associated Press PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traded barbs in speeches at a summit of world leaders Saturday, outlining competing visions for global leadership as trade and other tensions...
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November 12, 2018 - 1:07 pm
By SYLVIE CORBET , Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Fifty nations and over 150 tech companies pledged Monday to do more to fight criminal activity on the internet, including interference in elections and hate speech. But the United States, Russia and China are not among them. The group of governments...
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October 05, 2018 - 1:32 pm
PARIS (AP) — A Hong Kong newspaper has cited an anonymous source saying the president of Interpol was taken away for questioning by "discipline authorities," a term that usually describes investigators in the ruling Communist Party who probe graft and political disloyalty. The South China Morning...
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