China doesn't want this fight, but it has the ammunition it needs if a fight can't be avoided.
President Trump's claim that America's problems are the result of Chinese people living "too well for too long" isn't an argument based on economics.
The U.S. may be able to bully other countries by its power with a "poison pill" clause, but it cannot prevent normal and justified trade decisions and diplomatic choices.
Tariffs on airplane and airliner parts clog the supply chain of a thriving industry, an industry that's important not just to the US and China – but also global commerce.
With the RCEP standing to create the largest trading bloc in the world, with China itself a member, it sets the stage for a long-term failure in Washington's strategy against Beijing.
US President Donald Trump seems willing to risk allies' national interests in his trade and geopolitical wars against China.
It is no easy task to establish a free trade area, but judging from the momentum the SCO has gained in its development, the basic conditions required are in place.
Premier Li Keqiang's current visit is a major part of the effort by China to forge consensus on bilateral and regional affairs and promoting greater connectivity between China and its partners in Asia and Europe.
The IMF said that in a highly uncertain political environment, trade risks have become a major challenge for the global economy. IMF Managing Director called on world leaders "to join hands to fix the current trade system, not destroy it".
The world is currently entering uncertain times, politically and economically. Brexit threatens the state of the EU, trade wars abound between nations, and the harmony of the planet is indeed threatened.
The business case for making our economy more sustainable is clear.
In the widely-reported speech United States Vice President Mike Pence made last week attacking China, he accused China’s government of setting "debt traps" for developing countries in the form of infrastructure loans.
As China continues its global engagement through the Belt and Road Initiative, major trading powers in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East have taken bold steps in infrastructure investment.
During the National Day holiday in China last week, United States Vice President Mike Pence delivered a speech in which he boasted about the strength of the United States, and criticized China's development ambitions.
The last few weeks have witnessed two momentous events in world trade. The first has been the US government's move to impose further tariffs on Chinese goods amounting to date to around 250 billion US dollars.
Colin Powell, the first African-American to serve as Secretary of State, along with Madeleine Albright, the first female U.S. Secretary of State, made it clear that China is not an enemy of the United States.
Chinese farmers in the south have long used celery seeds to treat epilepsy. But a small pharma company in northern China has extracted a chemical from celery oil and turned it into a real medicine.
Multilateralism is a very important foundation for maintaining a stable world order after World War II.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and State Councilor Yang Jiechi in Beijing on Monday came amid tense relations between the two major powers.
European Council (EC) President Donald Tusk said Saturday that a Brexit deal was possible by the end of this year, after EC chief Jean-Claude Juncker noted that the chance of a deal has greatly increased despite disagreement on a dose of issues.