Vice-Premier Liu He is China's lead negotiator in the trade talks with the United States. Photo: Bloomberg

Trade war with US could lead to economic ‘cold war’ for China, Beijing researchers say

  • ‘China’s Economic Security Outlook’ sees tit-for-tat tariff war with the US and the broad hostility as a major risk endangering China’s ‘economic security’
  • Beijing and Washington have conducted nine rounds of trade negotiations ahead of an eventual meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Donald Trump
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Vice-Premier Liu He is China's lead negotiator in the trade talks with the United States. Photo: Bloomberg
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang inspecting the Piraeus Container Terminal near Athens, the capital of Greece. Photo: Xinhua

EU investment rules leave over 80 per cent of Chinese firms feeling discriminated against, survey says

  • The European Union is the largest recipient of Chinese investment, but the bloc introduced new rules on foreign investment in April
  • Chinese foreign direct investment into Europe and North America fell sharply in 2018, declining from US$111 billion in 2017 to US$30 billion in 2018
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang inspecting the Piraeus Container Terminal near Athens, the capital of Greece. Photo: Xinhua
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