Snow-covered vats at a vinegar and soy sauce mill in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu province. The city is today best known for its production of rice-based black vinegar used in Chinese cuisine. Photo: Reuters

Zhenjiang suicide-watch guard is the human face of the economic malaise that afflicts smaller cities amid the US-China trade war

  • Jiangsu was 1.3 trillion yuan in debt by June, 2018, the highest among China’s provinces, and Zhenjiang is among the poorer cities in the province
Topic |   China economy

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Snow-covered vats at a vinegar and soy sauce mill in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu province. The city is today best known for its production of rice-based black vinegar used in Chinese cuisine. Photo: Reuters
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The Trump administration blacklisted Huawei and its affiliates from buying American technology and components over national security concerns. Photo: EPA

Donald Trump’s Huawei ban is a more severe threat to global economy than trade war tariffs, economists say

  • Showdown between China and the US over 5G, future technology could outlast tariff fight, analysts say
  • Blacklisting of technology firms is being viewed as a broad stroke by Washington to contain Beijing in its bid to lead the global tech race
Topic |   US-China tech war

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The Trump administration blacklisted Huawei and its affiliates from buying American technology and components over national security concerns. Photo: EPA
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