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Chinese buying interest has surged in recent years

Prachanart Viriyaraks | Getty Images The Wat Saket (Golden Mountain) and Bangkok Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. Chinese investors have continued pouring their money into Thailand’s property sector even as the kingdom barrels toward an uncertain national election. That underscores the Southeast Asian nation’s enduring popularity with the Chinese — …

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January manufacturing and services PMI

China said on Thursday its manufacturing activity contracted for the second-straight month in January — another sign that the world’s second-largest economy is slowing down amid domestic headwinds and the ongoing trade dispute with the U.S. The official manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for January was 49.5, according to the …

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Trump may have to make deal with China as markets fall

However, Dutt said the U.S. and China are unlikely to come to a comprehensive deal at the end of the 90-day truce, though there will likely be some sort of a smaller agreement. “They are negotiating over very complex and difficult issues — so this is not just about ‘I’ll …

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If forced to choose, most countries will pick US over China: Expert

That means businesses, as well, may have to decide on which side they choose to align themselves, the co-founder of billion-dollar tech company Tradeshift told CNBC last month. Countries neighboring China — many of which are small — may not want to antagonized Beijing, Howie said, but many people feel …

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Beijing may feel the pain By Reuters

© Reuters. Workers are seen at a construction site of the Zhangjiakou South railway station in Hebei By Brenda Goh NANTONG, China (Reuters) – Cai Zhonghui has worked in China’s construction industry all his adult life, graduating from a laborer to owning a company with 100 workers building factories and …

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Chinese companies still seeking IPOs in the US, Nasdaq says

Brendan McDermid | Reuters Eric Siliang Tan, (C) Chairman and CEO of Qutoutiao Inc., poses with company officials during the company’s IPO at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York City, U.S., September 14, 2018.  Tensions between Washington and Beijing may have dominated business headlines throughout the year, but that did …

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Forced tech transfers must stop or be regulated: EU ambassador to China

Beijing sometimes forces foreign companies to hand over their technological know-how in exchange for access to its massive domestic market. The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has demanded that China cease forced tech transfers, which have become a flashpoint in the U.S.-China trade war. “This has to stop or …

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Japan, China finance ministers to meet in Beijing as relations improve By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Taro Aso, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and Minister of State for Financial Services of Japan, speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills TOKYO (Reuters) – Finance ministers and officials from Japan and China are to meet in Beijing on Aug. 31, …

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new round of American tariffs on Chinese imports

Carlos Barria | Reuters  President Donald Trump welcomes Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago state in Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., April 6, 2017.  A new round of U.S. tariffs on $16 billion worth of Chinese imports kicked in on Thursday, prompting Beijing to retaliate with its own levies on American …

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Tencent’s troubles are far from over

Tencent is having a tough year. Not long ago, the Chinese social media and video game giant was worth more than Facebook (FB), but it has lost roughly $140 billion in market value since its stock hit an all-time high in January, and its latest earnings were a big disappointment. …

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