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BEIJING | China trade surplus with US widens to record $34.1B

BEIJING— China’s trade surplus with the United States widened to a record $34.1 billion in September as exports to the American market rose by 13 percent over a year earlier despite a worsening tariff war. Exports to the United States rose to $46.7 billion, down from August’s 13.4 percent growth, customs data showed Friday. Imports … Continue reading BEIJING | China trade surplus with US widens to record $34.1B

BEIJING | China says it will move at own pace despite US pressure

BEIJING  — China will make economic changes at its own pace regardless of U.S. pressure, and their worsening dispute over technology policy can only be solved through negotiations as equals, a Commerce Ministry spokesman said Thursday. The comments reinforced Beijing’s rejection of U.S. demands to scale back technology plans Washington says violate China’s free-trade commitments … Continue reading BEIJING | China says it will move at own pace despite US pressure