Beijing has rebutted Washington’s allegations that the trade talks collapsed because it backtracked on its promises. Photo: Simon Song

China says US ‘solely to blame’ for collapse of trade talks, but door remains open for negotiation

  • Beijing says in white paper that despite its efforts to reach a compromise, ‘the more the US government is offered, the more it wants’
  • Negotiators still ‘committed to credible consultations based on equality and mutual benefit’, but nation will stand firm on ‘matters of principle’
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Beijing has rebutted Washington’s allegations that the trade talks collapsed because it backtracked on its promises. Photo: Simon Song
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Commerce ministry spokesman Gao Feng said specific measures for those on the list would be revealed “in the near future”. Photo: Xinhua

Beijing to blacklist ‘unreliable’ foreign entities that ‘hurt interests of Chinese firms’

  • Commerce ministry says it will publish a list of businesses or individuals deemed to have violated market rules or taken ‘discriminatory measures’
  • Hours after announcement, state broadcaster CCTV airs commentary saying China ‘does not want a war but it is not afraid to fight’
Topic |   US-China tech war

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Commerce ministry spokesman Gao Feng said specific measures for those on the list would be revealed “in the near future”. Photo: Xinhua
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