Posts Tagged ‘US’

EU to begin trade talks with US as tariff threats escalate

BRUSSELS • The European Union (EU) gave the green light to start trade negotiations with the US, as both economies seek to rebuild frayed relations a week ...

Huawei escaping European ban, but 5G regulators are closing in

While no European agency has targeted Huawei by name, US warnings haven’t fallen on deaf ears
LONDON • Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s ability to make ...

Malaysia condemns inclusion in US’ new ‘K’ indicator

by TMR
The government strongly objects the decision by the US to categorise Malaysia in the newly introduced “K” indicator in a travel advisory issued ...

US 1Q growth better, but not the rest of 2019

By BLOOMBERG
WASHINGTON • Economists expect US first-quarter (1Q) growth to decelerate less than previously thought even as they cut forecasts for the ...

US sends China signal with F-35-laden warship

By BLOOMBERG
MANILA • The US sent a fighter-jet-carrying warship to join drills near the disputed Scarborough Shoal for the first time, sending a ...

Renaissance or reprieve? The global economy sends mixed signals

A host of risks are prompting investors and businesses to park their money on the sidelines, says expert
WASHINGTON • The global economy is looking ...

Trump advisor Kudlow sees no let-up in China talks

Intense discussions will continue as both the US and China tout progress at the negotiating table
WASHINGTON • US President Donald Trump’s top ...

Exports growth to ease to 3.5% this year

by RAHIMI YUNUS / pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
RHB Research Institute Sdn Bhd has projected Malaysia’s export growth to slow to 3.5% this year from 6.7% in ...

China announces trade concessions as Liu heads to US

Beijing temporarily scraps 25% tariff imposed on vehicles and pledges to tighten regulation on fentanyl from next month
BEIJING • The Chinese ...

US and Chinese negotiators wrap up ‘constructive’ trade talks

In the meantime, another face-to-face negotiation is scheduled for Washington this week
BEIJING • US and Chinese negotiators wrapped up “constructive” ...

US January trade gap narrows

WASHINGTON • The US trade deficit pulled back in January from the widest level in a decade as imports from China plunged, suggesting American companies had ...

US-China trade talks open in Beijing

BEIJING • Beijing said yesterday US and Chinese negotiators still face a “large amount of work” as they meet for fresh talks aimed at resolving a ...