Granular data is not available, but according to the latest available figures from China Customs, the US imported US$38.9 billion of telecoms equipment in total in 2016, 19 per cent of China’s total telecoms exports. Photo: AFP

Donald Trump’s ban on Chinese telecoms equipment would have ‘limited impact’ on China’s economy

  • US president set to sign an executive order banning companies in the US wireless sector from buying Chinese telecoms equipment
  • In August, the American president banned US government agencies from buying equipment made by Chinese telecoms and technology giant Huawei
Topic |   China economy

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Granular data is not available, but according to the latest available figures from China Customs, the US imported US$38.9 billion of telecoms equipment in total in 2016, 19 per cent of China’s total telecoms exports. Photo: AFP
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The White House announced in a statement that sub-minister level officials will begin the meetings on Monday, led by deputy US trade representative Jeffrey Gerrish. Photo: AFP

Trade war truce deadline played down by China media on eve of latest round of talks in Beijing

  • Opinion piece says the March 1 deadline agreed by China’s President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump is a ‘media topic’ set by the American side
  • US trade representative Jeffrey Gerrish is leading discussions between sub-minister level officials starting on Monday
Topic |   US-China trade war

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The White House announced in a statement that sub-minister level officials will begin the meetings on Monday, led by deputy US trade representative Jeffrey Gerrish. Photo: AFP
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