Most of the 165 companies in the Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone in Cambodia are Chinese-owned. Photo: Twitter

Are Chinese companies using Cambodia to evade US tariffs?

  • China’s exports to Southeast Asian country have been rising steadily since start of trade war
  • Meanwhile, Cambodia’s exports to US in first three months of 2019 rose 22 per cent to US$820 million.
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Most of the 165 companies in the Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone in Cambodia are Chinese-owned. Photo: Twitter
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China’s Vice-Premier Liu He gestures while leaving trade talks with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer at the offices of the US Trade Representative in Washington, , May 10, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE

China’s lead negotiator puts ‘trade balance’ at top of agenda as Trump flirts with idea of ‘interim deal’

  • Vice-Premier Liu He says said ‘the whole world is expecting to see progress in China-US negotiations’ in a meeting with the US-China Business Council
  • Liu welcomed Donald Trump’s decision to postpone tariffs from October 1 to October 15, described by US president as ‘goodwill gesture’
Topic |   US-China trade war

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China’s Vice-Premier Liu He gestures while leaving trade talks with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer at the offices of the US Trade Representative in Washington, , May 10, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
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