As the talks progress, China’s hand could ultimately be forced by economic weakness. It’s hard to tell exactly how bad the economy has gotten in China. Many economists regard Chinese data as unreliable, and Beijing keeps a tight grip on information. But some sectors, like real estate and cars, indicate the plunge is getting steeper…
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Meng Wanzhou, a top executive of the Chinese technology company Huawei, was granted bail of 10 million Canadian dollars, or about $7.5 million, while awaiting extradition to the United States from Canada, a judge ruled on Tuesday. The decision came on the third day of a bail hearing for Ms. Meng,…
James A. Lewis, a cybersecurity expert at the Center for Strategic Studies in Washington, said the Chinese have collected “huge pots of data” to feed a Ministry of State Security database seeking to identify American spies — and the Chinese people talking to them. “Big data is the new wave for counterintelligence,” Mr. Lewis said.…
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is planning a series of actions this week targeting China’s trade, cyber and economic policies, bringing together the work of a handful of federal agencies as part of a longer-term strategy to keep pressure on Beijing, according to senior administration officials. The moves, which have been contemplated for months and…
WASHINGTON — President Trump on Tuesday said the United States and China were having “very productive conversations” as top American and Chinese officials held their first talks since the two countries agreed to a 90-day trade truce earlier this month. The Chinese Commerce Ministry announced that Liu He, China’s economic czar, took part in a…
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Since Dec. 1, Meng Wanzhou, a top executive of the Chinese technology firm Huawei and a daughter of the company’s founder, has been detained in Vancouver at the behest of American authorities, prompting a diplomatic tussle between China and the United States. On Monday, Ms. Meng’s lawyers fought for her to…
Wall Street fought its way back from early losses on Monday, as another volatile day of trading highlighted investors’ unease about the global economy and corporate profits. After slipping by nearly 2 percent in the morning, the S&P 500 finished the day 0.2 percent higher. Markets in Europe and Asia, however, ended Monday in the…
Days after the Canadian authorities arrested one of China’s leading technology executives at the behest of Washington, Cisco warned some employees that China might return the favor. In an email with the subject line “Travel Restriction to China,” the Silicon Valley networking giant cautioned employees against nonessential travel to China “due to recent events.” Cisco…
A sell-off across Asian and European markets on Monday risked setting a gloomy tone for the week, as more negative news highlighted a slowdown in global growth and rising trade tensions between the United States and China. Major markets from Tokyo to Hong Kong and Shanghai finished the day lower, with losses greater than 1…
BEIJING — China’s leadership is trying to strike a delicate balance between outrage and necessity, as it seeks to maintain a recent thaw with the United States while lashing out at the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive. That balancing act was on display in Beijing on Sunday, as the Chinese government said it…