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US president Donald Trump has threatened in a series of tweets to raise tariffs on all Chinese imports to 25 per cent. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst

US president Donald Trump has threatened to raise tariffs on all Chinese imports to 25 per cent, sharply ratcheting up pressure on Beijing to make con(...)

US president Donald Trump said he would hold a summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping if there were a deal.

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States and China were close to a trade deal that could be announced within four weeks, while war(...)

The attitude of Xi Jinping, China’s president, to the private sector “remains rather unclear, to put it mildly”. Photographer: Christophe Morin/Bloomberg

Is the Chinese economy recovering from its slowdown at the end of last year? “Yes,” say Gavyn Davies, Goldman Sachs and many others. During my recent (...)

Chinese president Xi Jinping speaks during an event to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Message to Compatriots in Taiwan at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, January 2nd 2019.  Photograph: Mark Schiefelbein/EPA

President Xi Jinping ratcheted up the pressure on Taiwan’s pro-self-rule government on Wednesday, asserting China’s right to use military force agains(...)

A billboard features an image of China’s late former leader Deng Xiaoping in Shenzhen at the weekend. The Chinese government will continue a multi-year effort against pollution, poverty and financial sector risks, while underlining commitment to the multilateral global trading system,  President Xi Jinping said at a Beijing ceremony celebrating 40 years of reform and opening up. Photograph: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

A major exhibition at Beijing’s National Museum, which celebrates 40 years of reform and opening up, credits late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping with ge(...)

The USS Decatur:  In September, a Chinese destroyer came within a few hundred metres of colliding with the destroyer in the South China Sea. Photograph: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images

China has warned the United States against ratcheting up military tensions in Asia after two American naval vessels sailed through the Taiwan Strait, (...)

China’s president Xi Jinping’s twin goals are to see national greatness restored and international respect regained. File Photograph: Erik De Castro/Reuters

China’s rise to economic and political superpower status is the most important fact of international politics. The transformation has brought up to 8(...)

Chinese president Xi Jinping spent seven years in Liangjiahe living in primitive conditions. Photograph: Mark R. Cristino/EPA

In the cave in Liangjiahe where the 15-year-old Xi Jinping was sent in 1969 during the ravages of the Cultural Revolution, there is a felt mattress on(...)

Zhongshan Bridge, also called the first bridge over the Yellow River, first built in 1907, now is a tourist landmark of Lanzhou city Photograph:  Zhang Peng/LightRocket/Getty

Hundreds of mountains in the dusty province of Gansu have been cut down to make way for Lanzhou New Area, a staging post on the New Silk Road that Chi(...)

The push for a possible deal with China was prompted by the president’s telephone call with Xi on Thursday.

US president Donald Trump wants to reach an agreement on trade with Chinese president Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 nations summit in Argentina later (...)

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