Hong Kong must prepare for the worst from the raging US-China trade war by throwing a lifeline to smaller companies appealing for help, the city’s commerce minister said on Thursday.
First of all, unlike the trade war between US and Japan in the 1980s and 1990s, over the currency value of the yen against the US dollar, and American car imports, the current trade war between China and US is about China’s intention to be the leading IT super power in the world by 2045.
Mark Carney warns trade war could 'shipwreck' global economy. The president's latest actions 'raise the possibility that trade tensions could be far more pervasive, persistent and damaging than previously expected,' says Bank of England governor.
Trump administration may want calm ahead of US elections in 2020, according to Ben Powell of the BlackRock Investment Institute, while a ceasefire would allow China to continue internal reform.
As US President Donald Trump continued to stoke the trade war fire by ramping up tariffs on Chinese goods, China responded by devaluing the yuan as a means to limit the losses of its own currency.
US equity markets dropped sharply on Tuesday as traders prepared for an escalation of the US-China trade war. Shares fell in companies with strong links to China such as AMD, Nvidia, L Brands.
The trade war between the US and China is pushing America closer to a recession, according to UBS economist Seth Carpenter. A new round of tariffs went into effect on September 1, and they trade.
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Separation is under way in manufacturing, technology and investment, and while it predates the trade war, the Trump tariffs have acted as turbo-boosters. Unconfirmed reports that Apple may move part of its manufacturing out of China fuel suspicion the two nations will increasingly go their separate ways.
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Most analysts agree Beijing stands to lose more than Washington if the bilateral trade conflict is prolonged. China's gross domestic product ( GDP) could fall by some 1.6 percent this year if punitive tariffs continue to squeeze Chinese companies out of American markets, the International Monetary Fund ( IMF) estimates.
The firm has emerged as a key protagonist in the wider US-China trade war that has seen tit-for-tat tariffs imposed on hundreds of billions of dollars worth of goods. President Donald Trump’s administration has warned Huawei’s equipment could allow China to spy on other countries and has effectively blocked American companies from selling US technology to the firm.
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Chinese tech titan Huawei has launched a new flagship smartphone, but without popular Google apps such as Chrome or YouTube, a result of sanctions levied on the firm as part of the trade war between Washington and Beijing.
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