trade and technology

BEIJING | China eases investment curbs as clash with US looms

BEIJING — China has eased limits on foreign ownership in auto manufacturing, insurance and other fields but didn’t directly address complaints that are fueling conflict with Washington over trade and technology. The investment changes, announced late Thursday, had been sought by Washington, Germany and other trading partners. They complain Beijing blocks access to much of … Continue reading BEIJING | China eases investment curbs as clash with US looms

BEIJING | The Latest: US officials arrive in Beijing for trade talks

BEIJING— The Latest on China-U.S. trade talks in Beijing (all times local): 11:15 a.m. U.S. officials say a delegation led by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has arrived in Beijing for talks on a festering dispute over trade and technology. The mission including Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is due to … Continue reading BEIJING | The Latest: US officials arrive in Beijing for trade talks