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American and Chinese negotiators are reportedly working to delay a new round of US tariffs on Chinese imports set to kick in on December 15. The Wall Street Journal says this is so they can continue talks even if they can't reach a deal by the date.

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The appeal court at the World Trade Organisation has disintegrated after the tenure of two of its final three judges expired, with China laying the blame squarely at the feet of the United States.

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Tariffs are the key weapon of US President Donald Trump’s trade war with China, and thus they are also the key to eventually unlocking the intractable problems of the marathon US-China trade negotiation. Any good deal should include the removal of punitive tariffs.

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China’s exports in November shrank for the fourth consecutive month, underscoring persistent pressures on manufacturers from the Sino-U.S. trade war but growth in imports may be a sign that Beijing’s stimulus steps are helping to stoke demand.

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Shares tumble after US president claims trade war hurting China more than US

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Chinese telecoms giant Huawei said yesterday it has petitioned a US court to overturn a ban that prevents carriers in rural America from buying the firm’s equipment by tapping an $8.5-billion federal fund.

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The US president, preoccupied by domestic politics, and China, determined to persist in its deleveraging campaign, both seem ready for a trade-war truce. While fears of deglobalisation and global decoupling are overblown, the US may still divert trade away from China, at a cost to American consumers

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The United States would raise tariffs on Chinese imports if no deal is reached with Beijing to end a trade war, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, threatening an escalation of the spat that has damaged economic growth worldwide.

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US-China trade war has created an increasingly complex global trade environment, especially for the logistics industry, says global trading group Li & Fung Companies should diversify their sourcing base to avoid tariffs and consider onshoring in major consumer markets, Hong Kong company says.

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China and United States had “constructive talks” on trade in a high-level phone call on Saturday, state media Xinhua said.

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