US charges Chinese tech giant Huawei with fraud and stealing trade secrets

US charges Chinese tech giant Huawei with fraud and stealing trade secrets

US federal prosecutors went after Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei for financial fraud in a sweeping 13-count indictment unsealed Monday, and announced 10 additional charges against Huawei and its US subsidiary for allegedly stealing trade secrets. Both indictments could escalate tensions between Washington and Beijing — right as the two try to sort out their trade…
US and China reach a compromise — but the trade standoff is far from over

US and China reach a compromise — but the trade standoff is far from...

The United States and China reached a modest compromise on trade on the sidelines of the G20 on Saturday. But the trade spat between the two countries is far from resolved. President Donald Trump has agreed to temporarily hold off increasing tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese-made goods in exchange for China purchasing “a not…
Elizabeth Warren wants to outflank Trump on trade

Elizabeth Warren wants to outflank Trump on trade

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) isn’t ready to cede trade policy themes to President Donald Trump. In a speech set to be delivered Thursday afternoon at American University, in Washington, DC, Warren unloads a biting critique of a generation’s worth of neoliberal trade policy consensus in Washington and — strikingly — insists that despite Trump’s embrace…
Trump’s trade war on Christmas

Trump’s trade war on Christmas

President Donald Trump’s trade war with China has a new casualty: Christmas. Specifically, Christmas lights. Trump’s $200 billion in tariffs on imported Chinese products include new taxes on nearly all holiday lights sold in the United States, according to Americans for Free Trade, an advocacy group campaigning against the tariffs. The vast majority of those…

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