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China Trade Does America A Service

US PRESIDENT DONALD Trump lambasted cheap Chinese imports for destroying American jobs when he was on the campaign trail last year.

A National Bureau of Economic Research working paper by Robert Feenstra of the University of California, Davis and Akira Sasahara of the University of Idaho, which  recently came across our desk though published in August, suggests the damage may not have been as extensive as previously thought once the gain in jobs from US exports to China are taken into account. 244 more words


China Further Opens Its Financial Sector To Foreign Firms

TO ANYONE WHO has been paying attention, Friday’s announcement by Deputy Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao of foreign firms being allowed broader access to financial markets would not have come as a great surprise. 891 more words


A President At Court

IT IS THE time US President Donald Trump spends in Beijing that will be the most critical part of his more-than-weeklong tour of five Asian countries that he started this weekend. 414 more words


Trump’s Afghanistan strategy could bring Islamabad and Beijing closer

Written by Rizwan Zeb.

On August 21st, American President Donald Trump issued his Afghanistan and South Asia policy. He had no concrete solution to America’s Afghanistan problem. 833 more words


China’s South China Sea Policy and the Implications for US-China Relations

Written by Liselotte Odgaard.

In December 2016, a Chinese navy vessel seized a US unmanned underwater drone in the South China Sea near the Philippines. The incident occurred around 50 nautical miles northwest of Subic Bay Naval Air Station in the Philippines. 1,063 more words


China committed to denuclearizing Korean peninsula, Xi tells Trump

Chinese President Xi Jinping told his US counterpart Donald Trump, in a telephone conversation that Beijing remains persistent on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. 156 more words

North Korea's Double Dilemma For China

IT IS GETTING ugly on the Korean peninsula, and it was not looking all that pretty to begin with.

However exactly powerful a nuclear bomb North Korea tested over the weekend and whatever the white metallic thing was that the country’s leader Kim Jong-un was photographed posing with — and standing far too close to if it was truly a missile nose cone fitting nuclear device —  it is clear that it is too late to stop Pyongyang ‘nuclearising’. 894 more words