A total of 16 of the 21 Chinese companies that have relocated to the China-Vietnam (Shenzhen-Haiphong) Economic and Trade Cooperation Zone did so after the start of the US-China trade war. Photo: Cissy Zhou

Inside China’s state-owned industrial park in Vietnam, Beijing’s image trumps trade war profits

  • China-Vietnam (Shenzhen-Haiphong) Economic and Trade Cooperation Zone is only Chinese state-owned industrial park in Vietnam
  • Venture has attracted increasing interest since start of US-China trade war, but operators say first duty is to support Xi Jinping’s trade initiative
Topic |   China economy

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A total of 16 of the 21 Chinese companies that have relocated to the China-Vietnam (Shenzhen-Haiphong) Economic and Trade Cooperation Zone did so after the start of the US-China trade war. Photo: Cissy Zhou
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China’s soybean imports from the United States have plunged, but a top agriculture official says the country can diversify its sources. Photo: Reuters

Beijing warns US farmers may lose China market for good, but plays down tariffs impact at home

  • Han Jun, vice-minister of agriculture and rural affairs, says Chinese farmers can export products to non-US markets to weather impact of trade war
  • Country will also be able to source enough soybeans to meet domestic demand
Topic |   US-China trade war

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China’s soybean imports from the United States have plunged, but a top agriculture official says the country can diversify its sources. Photo: Reuters
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