Zhou Xiaochuan, a former governor of China’s central bank, has called for greater policy coordination among central banks. Photo: EPA-EFE

China’s former central bank head urges greater central bank coordination to prepare for future crises

  • Zhou Xiaochuan, a former governor of China’s central bank, says the need for greater policy coordination among central banks is rising
  • Global central banks need new mechanism to tackle economic problems ranging from aggressive US rate cuts to capital flow concerns, Zhou says
Topic |   China economy

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Zhou Xiaochuan, a former governor of China’s central bank, has called for greater policy coordination among central banks. Photo: EPA-EFE
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China and the US had extensive and serious discussions over the past two weeks to try to end their trade war, according to the Chinese Ministry of Commerce. Photo: AFP

China and US ‘agree to phased rollback’ of extra trade war tariffs

  • Negotiators from both countries still trying to reach interim deal, Chinese Ministry of Commerce says
  • Xi Jinping to visit Greece and Brazil next week but still no indication of any meeting with Donald Trump to sign deal
Topic |   US-China trade war

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China and the US had extensive and serious discussions over the past two weeks to try to end their trade war, according to the Chinese Ministry of Commerce. Photo: AFP
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