Government policy

Chinese Finance Vice Minister Zhu Guangyao speaks during a press conference on Sino-US trade issues at the State Council Information Office in Beijing, Wednesday, April 4, 2018. China on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, vowed to take measures of the "same strength" in response to a proposed U.S. tariff hike on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods in a spiraling dispute over technology policy that has fueled fears it might set back a global economic recovery. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
April 04, 2018 - 9:19 am
BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-China trade tensions (all times local): 8:15 a.m. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is brushing off concern over trade war with China. In an interview with CNBC Wednesday morning, Ross said that tariffs imposed by China amount to 0.3 percent of U.S. GDP and that some...
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In this Sept. 20, 2017, photo, visitors look at airplane component parts on display at Aviation Expo China in Beijing. China On Wednesday, April 4, 2018 vowed to take measures of the "same strength" in response to a proposed U.S. tariff hike on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods in a spiraling dispute over technology policy that has fueled fears it might set back a global economic recovery. The Commerce Ministry said it would immediately challenge the U.S. move in the World Trade Organization. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
April 04, 2018 - 8:38 am
BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday issued a $50 billion list of U.S. goods including soybeans and small aircraft for possible tariff hikes in an escalating and potentially damaging technology dispute with Washington. The country's tax agency gave no date for the 25 percent increase to take effect...
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April 04, 2018 - 7:25 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe's economic recovery is rolling ahead, driving down unemployment to the lowest in nearly a decade. But lagging inflation means the European Central Bank will be in no hurry to end its stimulus efforts. The European Union's statistics agency Eurostat said Wednesday...
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In this Sept. 20, 2017, photo, visitors look at airplane component parts on display at Aviation Expo China in Beijing. China On Wednesday, April 4, 2018 vowed to take measures of the "same strength" in response to a proposed U.S. tariff hike on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods in a spiraling dispute over technology policy that has fueled fears it might set back a global economic recovery. The Commerce Ministry said it would immediately challenge the U.S. move in the World Trade Organization. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
April 04, 2018 - 7:22 am
BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday issued a $50 billion list of U.S. goods including soybeans and small aircraft for possible tariff hikes in an escalating technology dispute with Washington that companies worry could set back the global economic recovery. The country's tax agency gave no date for...
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Chinese Finance Vice Minister Zhu Guangyao speaks during a press conference on Sino-US trade issues at the State Council Information Office in Beijing, Wednesday, April 4, 2018. China on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, vowed to take measures of the "same strength" in response to a proposed U.S. tariff hike on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods in a spiraling dispute over technology policy that has fueled fears it might set back a global economic recovery. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
April 04, 2018 - 6:38 am
BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-China trade tensions (all times local): 6:40 p.m. A senior Chinese commerce official has defended the official technology policy at the center of an escalating trade dispute with the United States. Wang Shouwen, a deputy commerce minister, told reporters Wednesday...
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In this Sept. 20, 2017, photo, visitors look at airplane component parts on display at Aviation Expo China in Beijing. China On Wednesday, April 4, 2018 vowed to take measures of the "same strength" in response to a proposed U.S. tariff hike on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods in a spiraling dispute over technology policy that has fueled fears it might set back a global economic recovery. The Commerce Ministry said it would immediately challenge the U.S. move in the World Trade Organization. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
April 04, 2018 - 6:15 am
BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday issued a $50 billion list of U.S. goods including soybeans and aircraft for possible tariff hikes in an escalating technology dispute with Washington that companies worry could set back the global economic recovery. The country's tax agency gave no date for the 25...
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Chinese Finance Vice Minister Zhu Guangyao speaks during a press conference on Sino-US trade issues at the State Council Information Office in Beijing, Wednesday, April 4, 2018. China on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, vowed to take measures of the "same strength" in response to a proposed U.S. tariff hike on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods in a spiraling dispute over technology policy that has fueled fears it might set back a global economic recovery. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
April 04, 2018 - 6:02 am
BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-China trade tensions (all times local): 6:00 p.m. A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman has urged the U.S. to come to the table and discuss an escalating trade dispute. Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told reporters in Beijing on Wednesday that China's door to...
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April 04, 2018 - 4:09 am
BEIJING (AP) — China has raised tariffs on $50 billion of U.S. goods including soybeans, aircraft and automobiles in response to Washington's increased duties on Chinese goods in a technology dispute. The Commerce Ministry on Wednesday criticized the U.S. move as a violation of global trade rules...
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In this Sept. 20, 2017, photo, visitors look at airplane component parts on display at Aviation Expo China in Beijing. China On Wednesday, April 4, 2018 vowed to take measures of the "same strength" in response to a proposed U.S. tariff hike on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods in a spiraling dispute over technology policy that has fueled fears it might set back a global economic recovery. The Commerce Ministry said it would immediately challenge the U.S. move in the World Trade Organization. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
April 04, 2018 - 3:12 am
BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday vowed to impose measures of the "same strength" in response to a proposed U.S. tariff hike on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods in a spiraling technology dispute that has fueled fears it might set back the global economic recovery. The Commerce Ministry said it...
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Women walk by the Anbang Insurance Group office building in Beijing, Wednesday, April 4, 2018. The troubled Chinese insurer that owns New York City's Waldorf Hotel said Wednesday it is receiving a $9.6 billion bailout from a government-run fund. Regulators seized control of Anbang Insurance Group in February after a global asset-buying spree raised questions about its stability. Its founder, Wu Xiaohui, went on trial last week on charges he defrauded investors and misused company money. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
April 04, 2018 - 1:38 am
BEIJING (AP) — The troubled Chinese insurer that owns New York City's Waldorf Hotel said Wednesday it is receiving a $9.6 billion bailout from a government-run fund. Regulators seized control of Anbang Insurance Group in February after a global asset-buying spree raised questions about its...
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