Asian stocks swoon on signs of prolonged U.S.-China standoff — Financial Post

TOKYO — Asian stocks fell the most in a week on Wednesday as the United States and China’s broadening dispute over trade and foreign policy showed little sign of coming to an end, weighing on global economic growth. Read More Asian stocks swoon on signs of prolonged U.S.-China standoff — Financial Post Continue reading Asian stocks swoon on signs of prolonged U.S.-China standoff — Financial Post

Wall Street drops after China cancels trip to Montana farmland — Financial Post

Wall Street dropped on Friday, and also finished the week lower, after a Chinese agriculture delegation canceled a planned visit to Montana, dampening optimism about U.S.-China trade talks. Read More Wall Street drops after China cancels trip to Montana farmland — Financial Post Continue reading Wall Street drops after China cancels trip to Montana farmland — Financial Post

Pigs of the world are facing the biggest animal disease outbreak in history – a food tank — News Directory

A highly contagious virus is spreading across Asia, infecting over a million pigs. The disease is affecting global pig and pigmeat trade and a a threat to global food security. The African Pig Fever (ASF) virus extends between animals through direct contact or tick vectors, and very stable in meat products and the environment. This […] via Pigs of the world are facing the biggest animal disease outbreak in history – a food tank — News Directory Continue reading Pigs of the world are facing the biggest animal disease outbreak in history – a food tank — News Directory

Exclusive: Pentagon races to track U.S. rare earths output amid China trade dispute — Lowmiller Consulting Group Blog

(Reuters) – The Pentagon is rapidly assessing the United States’ rare earths capability in a race to secure stable supply of the specialized material amid the country’s trade conflict with China, which controls the rare earths industry, according to a government document seen by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Heavy mining equipment haul ore at the Mountain […] via Exclusive: Pentagon races to track U.S. rare earths output amid China trade dispute — Lowmiller Consulting Group Blog Continue reading Exclusive: Pentagon races to track U.S. rare earths output amid China trade dispute — Lowmiller Consulting Group Blog

Trade call between U.S., Chinese officials was constructive -White House — Financial Post

WASHINGTON — U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators held a constructive phone call on Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said. Read More via Trade call between U.S., Chinese officials was constructive -White House — Financial Post Continue reading Trade call between U.S., Chinese officials was constructive -White House — Financial Post

Xi: China wants to expand sprawling infrastructure project — Financial Post

BEIJING — President Xi Jinping called Saturday for more countries to join China’s sprawling infrastructure-building initiative in the face of U.S. opposition to a project Washington worries is increasing Beijing’s strategic influence. Read More via Xi: China wants to expand sprawling infrastructure project — Financial Post Continue reading Xi: China wants to expand sprawling infrastructure project — Financial Post

Xi, Macron agree to forge more solid, stable, vibrant China-France partnership — CHINDIA ALERT: You’ll be living in their world, very soon

Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) holds talks with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, March 25, 2019. (Xinhua/Xie Huanchi) PARIS, March 26 (Xinhua) — Chinese President Xi Jinping and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, on Monday agreed to carry forward the high-level ties between the two countries and forge […] via Xi, Macron agree to forge more solid, stable, vibrant China-France partnership — CHINDIA ALERT: You’ll be living in their world, very soon Continue reading Xi, Macron agree to forge more solid, stable, vibrant China-France partnership — CHINDIA ALERT: You’ll be living in their world, very soon

China’s central bank chief says will keep monetary policy flexible — peoples trust toronto

https://ift.tt/2KRbrHn December 4, 2018 SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s central bank will keep its monetary policy flexible and appropriately adjust it according to changes in the country’s economic situation, bank governor Yi Gang said in a magazine article published late on Monday. Yi said that tools he described as a “slow release of air” and “soft […] via China’s central bank chief says will keep monetary policy flexible — peoples trust toronto Continue reading China’s central bank chief says will keep monetary policy flexible — peoples trust toronto

China New Operational Base

In the latest warning to its regional adversaries to stay away, China conducted military drills over – and on – contested islands in the South China Sea, as the People’s Liberation Army air force for the first time landed several strategic bombers on the island and reefs, some man-made, in the region and this time […] via China Releases Footage Of Bombers Landing On Disputed Island For The First Time — peoples trust toronto Continue reading China New Operational Base