The trade disagreement between China and the US has weighed on markets this year. Photograph: Reuters

China is confident it can reach a full deal on trade with the US, despite threats from president Donald Trump to revert to tariffs if he doesn’t get a(...)

China’s trade surplus with the United States swelled to a record in June as its overall exports grew at a solid pace, a result that could further infl(...)

The US president Donal Trump kicked off the process of imposing tariffs on a further $200 billion of imports from China, in a significant escalation of the trade war between the two powers.

China accused the United States of bullying and warned it would hit back after the Trump administration raised the stakes in its trade dispute, threat(...)

Asian stocks wobbled on Friday, as Washington slapped tariffs on Chinese imports, a move many investors fear could be the start of a full-scale trade (...)

US president Donald Trump said the move was in retaliation for China’s decision to raise tariffs on $50bn in US goods. Photograph: AP

US president Donald Trump has threatened to impose a 10 per cent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods, prompting a swift warning from Beijing of re(...)

Made in China. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

European and US stocks fell and bonds surged as US president Donald Trump moved his country closer to a trade war with China, while investors also wei(...)

US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin: he  said he was “cautiously optimistic” about the chance of an agreement with Beijing

China’s commerce ministry has welcomed the possibility of a visit by US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin for trade talks in a sign that the two econo(...)

The New York Stock Exchange  on Friday: US stocks fell and treasuries rose as investors assessed the latest threat to the global trade order and a disappointing jobs report. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Stock markets edged downwards on Friday after US president Donald Trump’s threat to impose an extra $100 billion in tariffs on China exacerbated fears(...)

The North Korean and Chinese flags: The Korean nuclear crisis has put China in an awkward position and Beijing repeatedly emphasises its stance calling for talks. Photograph: Jeon Heon-Kyun/EPA

China has ordered North Korean companies in the country to close as it implements United Nations sanctions, stepping up pressure on Pyongyang to aband(...)

 Royal Malaysian Police deputy inspector-general Noor Rashid Ibrahim speaks (L) during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday. Photograph: EPA

Malaysian police are seeking four North Koreans who they believe engineered the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s estranged half-brot(...)

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