Wendy Wu

Wendy Wu is a Beijing-based reporter focusing on international finance and diplomacy. Her journalism career spans a decade and she has been reporting for the Post since 2015. Wendy has a master's degree in finance from Germany's University of Freiburg.
Wendy Wu
Wendy Wu is a Beijing-based reporter focusing on international finance and diplomacy. Her journalism career spans a decade and she has been reporting for the Post since 2015. Wendy has a master's degree in finance from Germany's University of Freiburg.

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‘Trade war could last a decade’: why Chinese firms are preparing for long haul

Adjusting prices and looking to new markets are among the options for companies affected by trade tensions with the US – and there are reasons why it may suit Donald Trump to prolong the stand-off.

15 Aug 2019 - 12:49AM

Adjusting prices and looking to new markets are among the options for companies affected by trade tensions with the US – and there are reasons why it may suit Donald Trump to prolong the stand-off.

‘Trade war could last a decade’: why Chinese firms are preparing for long haul
US-China cooperation not a priority for either side, says Beijing academic

Any chance of an end to trade war is gone and chances to work together have turned into disputes, Shi Yinhong of Renmin University says.

13 Aug 2019 - 3:01AM

Any chance of an end to trade war is gone and chances to work together have turned into disputes, Shi Yinhong of Renmin University says.

US-China cooperation not a priority for either side, says Beijing academic
China ‘needs to do more’ to adjust foreign policy and win friends as trade war with US rolls on

Beijing needs to rethink priorities after years of taking assertive stance that has made other nations wary, according to government adviser and academic.

10 Aug 2019 - 8:13AM

Beijing needs to rethink priorities after years of taking assertive stance that has made other nations wary, according to government adviser and academic.

China ‘needs to do more’ to adjust foreign policy and win friends as trade war with US rolls on
China ‘won’t give an inch’ after Donald Trump threatens more tariffs for failing to make sufficient concessions to US

Defiant Beijing warns Washington it must ‘bear the consequences’ after series of tweets from president announce plan to impose 10 per cent levy on US$300 billion of Chinese goods.

3 Aug 2019 - 9:43AM

Defiant Beijing warns Washington it must ‘bear the consequences’ after series of tweets from president announce plan to impose 10 per cent levy on US$300 billion of Chinese goods.

China ‘won’t give an inch’ after Donald Trump threatens more tariffs for failing to make sufficient concessions to US
China makes concession on US farm goods in ‘frank’ and ‘constructive’ talks

First meeting of Chinese and American negotiators for two months wraps up in Shanghai.

1 Aug 2019 - 5:55AM

First meeting of Chinese and American negotiators for two months wraps up in Shanghai.

China makes concession on US farm goods in ‘frank’ and ‘constructive’ talks
Beijing boosts its claims in South China Sea with delivery of new ocean-going research vessel

Da Yang Hao will give China a ‘crucial advantage’ in terms of its maritime research capabilities, observer says.

27 Jul 2019 - 10:39PM

Da Yang Hao will give China a ‘crucial advantage’ in terms of its maritime research capabilities, observer says.

Beijing boosts its claims in South China Sea with delivery of new ocean-going research vessel
‘Full of absurdity’: Beijing hits back at US hawks’ open letter to Donald Trump

Commentary in party mouthpiece says ‘lecturers’ cannot dictate China’s development and claims are ‘groundless and lack logic’.

26 Jul 2019 - 11:33PM

Commentary in party mouthpiece says ‘lecturers’ cannot dictate China’s development and claims are ‘groundless and lack logic’.

‘Full of absurdity’: Beijing hits back at US hawks’ open letter to Donald Trump
China, US said to be wrangling over text before trade talks can resume

Washington wants to use longer document with earlier concessions from Beijing, but China wants its demands included, according to observers.

20 Jul 2019 - 5:15AM

Washington wants to use longer document with earlier concessions from Beijing, but China wants its demands included, according to observers.

China, US said to be wrangling over text before trade talks can resume
China tells Donald Trump: make up your mind whether you want a trade deal

Beijing warns that US president’s fresh threat of extra tariffs will derail progress towards reaching a deal.

18 Jul 2019 - 3:05PM

Beijing warns that US president’s fresh threat of extra tariffs will derail progress towards reaching a deal.

China tells Donald Trump: make up your mind whether you want a trade deal
Chinese state assets watchdog discusses ways to boost cooperation with US firms ahead of next round of trade talks

Regulator discusses ways state-owned companies can work with American business in meeting with General Electric chief Larry Culp.

16 Jul 2019 - 11:31PM

Regulator discusses ways state-owned companies can work with American business in meeting with General Electric chief Larry Culp.

Chinese state assets watchdog discusses ways to boost cooperation with US firms ahead of next round of trade talks
China brings in commerce ministry officials to boost trade talks team

Minister Zhong Shan joined discussion this week in a move observers say shows need to involve more experts as negotiations with US get tougher.

13 Jul 2019 - 2:45AM

Minister Zhong Shan joined discussion this week in a move observers say shows need to involve more experts as negotiations with US get tougher.

China brings in commerce ministry officials to boost trade talks team
Farm products cast a cloud over next US-China trade talks

A deal on agriculture looms as next contentious issue, but Chinese foreign ministry says any agreement must be based on ‘equality and mutual respect’.

10 Jul 2019 - 11:29PM

A deal on agriculture looms as next contentious issue, but Chinese foreign ministry says any agreement must be based on ‘equality and mutual respect’.

Farm products cast a cloud over next US-China  trade talks
China’s threat to blacklist US firms as security risk could be key weapon in latest trade talks

Beijing is expected to use plans for a list of ‘unreliable entities’ as a major bargaining chip when negotiations resume next week.

6 Jul 2019 - 5:18AM

Beijing is expected to use plans for a list of ‘unreliable entities’ as a major bargaining chip when negotiations resume next week.

China’s threat to blacklist US firms as security risk could be key weapon in latest trade talks
China won’t buy US agricultural products if Americans ‘flip-flop’ in trade talks – state media

Beijing also wants to see if Washington eases supply restrictions on Huawei before it commits to buying American soybeans, source says.

8 Jul 2019 - 11:58AM

Beijing also wants to see if Washington eases supply restrictions on Huawei before it commits to buying American soybeans, source says.

China won’t buy US agricultural products if Americans ‘flip-flop’ in trade talks – state media
Is ‘firefighter’ Wang Qishan working behind the scenes on trade talks?

Chinese vice-president tells visiting Mexican foreign affairs secretary that his main task now is helping Xi Jinping with ‘ceremonial diplomacy’.

2 Jul 2019 - 11:10PM

Chinese vice-president tells visiting Mexican foreign affairs secretary that his main task now is helping Xi Jinping with ‘ceremonial diplomacy’.

Is ‘firefighter’ Wang Qishan working behind the scenes on trade talks?
Xi-Trump summit in Osaka brings trade truce, more talks and hope for Huawei

Washington will not impose new tariffs ‘for the time being’ and China will ‘immediately’ be given a list of goods the US wants to sell to reduce deficit.

30 Jun 2019 - 1:07PM

Washington will not impose new tariffs ‘for the time being’ and China will ‘immediately’ be given a list of goods the US wants to sell to reduce deficit.

Xi-Trump summit in Osaka brings trade truce, more talks and hope for Huawei
Donald Trump, Xi Jinping agree to trade war truce and to resume talks after G20 summit meeting

North Korea, Taiwan and students also discussed in Osaka, Japan, while Chinese leader tells US counterpart that Beijing must protect its ‘core interest’, according to Xinhua.

29 Jun 2019 - 4:53PM

North Korea, Taiwan and students also discussed in Osaka, Japan, while Chinese leader tells US counterpart that Beijing must protect its ‘core interest’, according to Xinhua.

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping agree to trade war truce and to resume talks after G20 summit meeting
Xi Jinping says China, Russia and India should take ‘global responsibility’ to protect interests

Chinese president also called for the three nations to uphold multilateralism in talks with Vladimir Putin and Narendra Modi in Osaka.

29 Jun 2019 - 5:40AM

Chinese president also called for the three nations to uphold multilateralism in talks with Vladimir Putin and Narendra Modi in Osaka.

Xi Jinping says China, Russia and India should take ‘global responsibility’ to protect interests
Trade war: US and China agree to tentative truce before G20 summit

Fresh tariffs threatened by the United States are expected to be delayed, with the two countries preparing separate statements.

28 Jun 2019 - 10:34AM

Fresh tariffs threatened by the United States are expected to be delayed, with the two countries preparing separate statements.

Trade war: US and China agree to tentative truce before G20 summit
Are China’s trade negotiators being hampered by poor communication, inexperience?

Before talks resume, Beijing needs to shore up its skills and improve internal communication channels, sources say.

26 Jun 2019 - 10:26PM

Before talks resume, Beijing needs to shore up its skills and improve internal communication channels, sources say.

Are China’s trade negotiators being hampered by poor communication, inexperience?
Xi-Trump G20 meeting in Japan boosts hopes of a trade war truce but raises anxiety over global economy

The two world leaders are expected to meet on Saturday after US duo Robert Lighthizer and Steven Mnuchin talked with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He on Monday via telephone.

27 Jun 2019 - 3:18PM

The two world leaders are expected to meet on Saturday after US duo Robert Lighthizer and Steven Mnuchin talked with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He on Monday via telephone.

Xi-Trump G20 meeting in Japan boosts  hopes of a trade war truce but raises anxiety over global economy
The US-China trade war talks are back on but no high hopes for Xi-Trump deal at G20

Top Chinese and American negotiators expected to return to discussions in Osaka before bilateral summit.

25 Jun 2019 - 11:34PM

Top Chinese and American negotiators expected to return to discussions in Osaka before bilateral summit.

The US-China trade war talks are back on but no high hopes for Xi-Trump deal at G20
China’s leading scientists advised to keep a low profile in their work as US steps up pressure on tech firms

Xi Jinping’s top economic adviser Liu He issues advice during visit to Chinese Academy of Sciences

25 Jun 2019 - 9:35AM

Xi Jinping’s top economic adviser Liu He issues advice during visit to Chinese Academy of Sciences

China’s leading scientists advised to keep a low profile in their work as US steps up pressure on tech firms
German economy minister meets Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei for ‘factual’ talks

Peter Altmaier says the Chinese tech company is ‘well aware’ it needs to meet higher security standards to operate in Germany.

21 Jun 2019 - 11:02PM

Peter Altmaier says the Chinese tech company is ‘well aware’ it needs to meet higher security standards to operate in Germany.

German economy minister meets Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei for ‘factual’ talks
US-China trade deal ‘within reach if Xi Jinping and Donald Trump show courage’ at G20 summit in Osaka

Craig Allen from the US-China Business Council tells event at Renmin University that setbacks in negotiations are to be expected.

25 Jun 2019 - 1:27PM

Craig Allen from the US-China Business Council tells event at Renmin University that setbacks in negotiations are to be expected.

US-China trade deal ‘within reach if Xi Jinping and Donald Trump show courage’ at G20 summit in Osaka
China-EU investment treaty talks ‘better than expected’ as Beijing woos US allies

Meetings about Comprehensive Agreement on Investment go ‘deeper than normal’, European diplomat says in week when China also signs deals with Britain to shore up alliances during trade war with US.

20 Jun 2019 - 11:31PM

Meetings about Comprehensive Agreement on Investment go ‘deeper than normal’, European diplomat says in week when China also signs deals with Britain to shore up alliances during trade war with US.

China-EU investment treaty talks ‘better than expected’ as Beijing woos US allies
Lessons from an old trade war: China can learn from the Japan experience

In the last half of the 20th century US worries about a rising Japan led to tariffs and technology mistrust.

16 Jun 2019 - 12:00AM

In the last half of the 20th century US worries about a rising Japan led to tariffs and technology mistrust.

Lessons from an old trade war: China can learn from the Japan experience
China warned its ‘unreliable entities’ list risks undermining foreign business confidence

Sources say plan has generated concern about a lack of transparency and possible abuse of blacklist.

15 Jun 2019 - 1:57AM

Sources say plan has generated concern about a lack of transparency and possible abuse of blacklist.

China warned its ‘unreliable entities’ list risks undermining foreign business confidence
Luxembourg to be first nation outside Asia to host annual meeting of China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

AIIB vice-president says no decision yet on role for Hong Kong expertise in lender’s operations.

12 Jun 2019 - 11:24PM

AIIB vice-president says no decision yet on role for Hong Kong expertise in lender’s operations.

Luxembourg to be first nation outside Asia to host annual meeting of China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Beyond the trade war fire and fury, Chinese and US officials look for chance to reopen talks

Sources familiar with the talks warn progress is likely to be slow and lift the lid on how a near-agreement melted away in February.

8 Jun 2019 - 7:48AM

Sources familiar with the talks warn progress is likely to be slow and lift the lid on how a near-agreement melted away in February.

Beyond the trade war fire and fury, Chinese and US officials look for chance to reopen talks