US and Indian trade negotiators ended talks on Friday without making major progress on a range of disputes over tariffs and other protectionist measures imposed by both sides that are straining bilateral ties,
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.
Bilateral trade between China and the UAE reached $11.2 billion in the first quarter of 2019, a 16.21 per cent increase compared to the same period in 2018, said a top Chinese diplomat.
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.
The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday lowered its forecast for global growth this year and next, warning that further US-China tariffs or a disorderly exit for Britain from the European union could further slow growth,
The Dubai-China bilateral trade hit Dhs139 billion in 2018, and was valued at Dhs36 billion in the first quarter of 2019.
Japan and South Korea ratcheted up tension on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supply of smartphones and chips, with Seoul denouncing Japanese media reports
As optimism grows that the United States and China are nearing a trade deal, Japan kicks off its own negotiations with Washington from Monday, hoping to resolve some of the issues «very quickly.» US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Japan›s Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi
India’s merchandise exports grew 11.02 per cent, on a year-on-year basis in March, to $32.55 billion from $29.32 billion reported for the corresponding month of last year, official data showed on Monday. “Exports in March 2019 were $32.55 billion, as compared to $29.32 billion in March 2018, exhibiting a positive growth of 11.02 per cent,” the Commerce Ministry said.