China's Ministry of Commerce spokesperson Gao Feng attends a news conference at the commerce ministry in Beijing, China. File photo/Reuters
Lead negotiators for China and the United States will meet in Shanghai on July 30 and July 31 for trade talks, China's commerce ministry said on Thursday.
Chinese firms, willing to buy American agricultural products, have asked for prices from US firms and will sign commercial contracts, ministry spokesman Gao Feng told a news conference.
The purchase of US agricultural goods has nothing to do with the restarting of the trade talks, Gao said.
Equity investors gave a guarded welcome on Tuesday to a resumption of US-China trade talks, but fretted over weaker global economic data, traders said.
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China’s factory activity shrank more than expected in June, an official manufacturing survey showed, highlighting the need for more economic stimulus as US tariffs and weaker domestic demand ramped up pressure on new orders for goods.
This is the best time for India to engage with the world, said India’s Minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal, after unveiling the design of India pavilion for Expo 2020, Dubai.
Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, emphasised that Foreign Direct Investment flows into Dubai in 2019 continued to grow remarkably,
The United States and India are racing to negotiate a limited trade deal that US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi can sign at the United Nations General Assembly in New York at the end of September,