Lisa Duan, a visitor from China, holds a sign in support of Huawei outside of the bail hearing of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, who is being held on an extradition warrant in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Photograph: David Ryder/Reuters

Top Chinese and US trade officials have resumed negotiations to resolve a trade conflict between the world’s two biggest economies, despite a diplomat(...)

Shanghai’s domestic and international connectivity makes it an ideal location for the Expo. Photograph: iStock

The scale of the China International Import Expo almost boggles the mind. With 150,000 visitors expected from China and a range of key overseas market(...)

Workers unloading bags of chemicals at a port in Zhangjiagang in China’s eastern Jiangsu province.  Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

China and the United States will hold lower-level trade talks this month, offering hope that they might resolve an escalating tariff war that threaten(...)

Beijing accused US President Donald Trump of “trade bullying”. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

Beijing accused Donald Trump of “trade bullying” as it imposed retaliatory tariffs against new US duties on $34 billion of Chinese imports on Friday i(...)

US President Donald Trump . Photograph:Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

Donald Trump’s administration on Friday imposed new tariffs on $34bn of annual imports from China as the US president threatened to extend levies to (...)

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks before signing a memorandum on addressing China’s laws, policies, practices, and actions related to intellectual property, innovation, and technology in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington. Photographer: Chris Kleponis/Pool via Bloomberg

China will take action to defend its interests if the United States damages trade ties, the Ministry of Commerce said on Tuesday, after US president D(...)

China has approved AB InBev’s acquisition of SABMiller on condition InBev fulfils its commitment to sell SABMiller’s stake in Chinese beer CR Snow. Photograph: Getty Images

Brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev on Friday cleared a major hurdle towards its takeover of SABMiller with regulatory approval from China, leaving the acquis(...)

China’s outbound direct investment to Africa totalled €1.12 billion in the first half of this year

One casualty of slower growth in China has been the country’s trade with Africa. During the boom years, China frantically courted African nations to g(...)

Bangladeshi labourers:  while Bangladesh is one of the world’s poorest countries its  gross domestic product grew 6.1 per cent in 2014. Photograph:  Munir uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images

Bangladesh, one of the world’s poorest countries, is not necessarily a place you would think of when exploring future possibilities in south Asia. In (...)

China’s  state health system is under strain.  Photograph: Reuters

China will allow foreign investors to wholly own hospitals in seven cities and provinces, the ministry of commerce announced last week, further openin(...)

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