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China can't afford trade war with US – analyst

MANILA – China cannot afford a trade war with the United States because this will significantly impact its economy and may lead to a host of problems, an analyst said on Tuesday.  Frank Umbach, research director at the European Center ...

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Global stocks fall amid revived trade worries

In this Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, file photo, factory workers assemble the cases of air conditioners on an assembly line at a factory in Jiaozhou, eastern China’s Shandong Province.Global stocks fell Tuesday amid revived worries over US-China trade relations and ...

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US stocks winning streak ends amid angst over trade

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, US Tuesday. Brendan McDermid, Reuters NEW YORK – Wall Street's 4-session winning streak ended with a thud on Tuesday amid revived worries over US-China ...

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Political, trade uncertainty undercuts US business optimism: Fed

A security guard walks in front of an image of the Federal Reserve in Washington, DC, US on March 16, 2016. Reuters/file WASHINGTON – US economic activity continued to expand at least modestly in recent weeks but political and trade ...

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China will tackle US trade dispute in 2019: minister

BEIJING – China will work to straighten out trade frictions with the US this year, the country's commerce minister told state media, following talks with US negotiators this week. A large US delegation ended a three-day visit to Beijing Wednesday ...

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Labor, trade agencies to aid affected Hanjin workers

With thousands of Hanjin workers at risk of losing their jobs, the Philippine labor and trade departments are now taking the necessary actions to help cushion the impact of the company's move to file for corporate rehabilitation. More in this ...

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PH shares near 8,000 despite widening trade deficit

Philippine shares managed to extend their rise, inching closer to the 8,000 mark. This, despite the country's widening trade deficit and a lack of clear results from the US-China trade talks. – Business Nightly, ANC, January 10, 2019 Let’s block ...

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Trade deficit widens to $3.9 billion in November 2018

MANILA – (UPDATE) The country's trade deficit widened to $ 3.9 billion in November 2018 as imports surged while exports declined, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said on Thursday. Imports grew 6.8 percent to $ 9.47 billion last November from ...

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US trade delegation wrapping up meetings in China, hopes of a deal build

US President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping arrive at a state dinner at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, Nov. 9, 2017. Thomas Peter, Reuters BEIJING — The US trade delegation in Beijing is "wrapping ...

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Trump asking 'too much' from China in trade talks: analyst

MANILA – A fresh round of talks between Washington and Beijing to resolve trade disputes is unlikely to yield significant results as US President Donald Trump demands "too much" from his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, an analyst said Monday. Trump ...

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