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Vietnam to gain as EU-China investment pact stalls

In geopolitics as in business, one person's loss is another's gain. As such, Vietnam could be set to benefit from an increase of investment from EU states after European leaders intimated in e...

US Senate advances sweeping tech bill taking aim at China

The US Senate on Thursday (May 27) advanced a sweeping package of legislation intended to boost the country’s ability to compete with Chinese technology, as Congress increasingly seeks to take a...

Tesla puts brake on Shanghai land buy as U.S.-China tensions weigh - sources

U.S. electric car maker Tesla Inc has halted plans to buy land to expand its Shanghai plant and make it a global export hub, people familiar with the matter said, due to uncertainty created by U.S.-Ch...

US, China to assess Phase 1 deal soon, Biden trade chief says

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai said on Wednesday (May 5) she expects to engage "in the near term" with Chinese officials to assess their implementation of the "Phase 1" tr...

US trade war pushing China to steal tech, talent, Taiwan says

The China-U.S. trade war is pushing Beijing to step up its efforts to steal technology and poach talent from Taiwan to boost China’s semiconductor industry’s self-sufficiency, the governme...

USTR's Tai highlights China, climate in talks with Japan, France, others

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai spoke on Tuesday with top officials in Japan, South Korea, Mexico, and France about shared interests ranging from concerns about China’s trading practices...

US senators to reconsider permanent normal trade relations with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Republican members of the United States Senate want to revoke permanent normal trade relations (PNTR) with China and sanction the communist country for its use of fo...

Taiwanese-American confirmed as US trade representative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Katherine Tai (戴琪) was confirmed as the U.S. trade representative on Wednesday (March 17), making her first the first Taiwanese-American, Asian-American, and woman of colo...

Biden administration extends US tariff exclusion on Chinese medical goods

The Biden administration is extending tariff exclusions on about 99 categories of medical products from China until Sept. 30, 2021 to aid the fight against COVID-19, the U.S. Trade Representative'...

US Commerce head to use tool to limit tech exports to China firms to 'full effect'

New U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said she will make full use of a powerful regulatory tool that has been deployed to limit the flow of U.S. technology and products to China’s Huawei and...

Biden US TR nominee Tai vows to end trade 'race to the bottom,' counter China

Katherine Tai, President Joe Biden’s top trade nominee, backed tariffs as a “legitimate tool” to counter China’s state-driven economic model and vowed to hold Beijing to its pr...

China says ready to enhance exchanges with US on trade, economic front

China is ready to enhance exchanges with the United States on the trade and economic fronts, Wang Wentao, the country’s new commerce minister, said on Wednesday (Feb. 24). He looks forward to...

US Treasury nominee Adeyemo vows to combat China's 'unfair economic practices' in testimony

Wally Adeyemo, President Joe Biden’s nominee for the No. 2 job at the U.S. Treasury, vowed to crack down on authoritarian governments and fight unfair economic practices in China and elsewhere w...

Yellen says US will keep tariffs on China in place for now

The United States will keep tariffs imposed on Chinese goods by the former Trump administration in place for now, but will evaluate how to proceed after a thorough review, Treasury Secretary Janet Yel...

China considering rare earth export controls to target US defense production: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is considering the placement of export controls on rare earth elements in an effort to damage U.S. industry and in particular defense production, according to a repo...