US President Donald Trump. Negotiations between China and the United States are expected to resume next week. Photo: Eve Edelheit/Bloomberg
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Trump boast ignores reality of trade war as US farmers feel pain

  • Lost exports of beef, pork and other produce to China are far from being sufficiently offset through pacts struck with Japan and other governments

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US President Donald Trump. Negotiations between China and the United States are expected to resume next week. Photo: Eve Edelheit/Bloomberg
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The US-China trade war, which has seen both countries put tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of goods, has weighed on business sentiment, with companies delaying future investment. Photo: AFP

Deal activity in Asia falls to its slowest pace in five years amid US-China trade war, global slowdown, Dealogic says

  • Asia deal flow fell to US$599.6 billion in the first nine months of the year, Dealogic says
  • Chinese companies saw a record high for sales of overseas assets, while outbound merger activity declined for a third straight year
Topic |   Mergers & Acquisitions

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The US-China trade war, which has seen both countries put tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of goods, has weighed on business sentiment, with companies delaying future investment. Photo: AFP
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