WATCH: US, China step up verbal attacks in trade war

2019-05-24 22:55

Tensions flared to another level between Washington and Beijing and the two sides tussled over a US ban on China tech giant Huawei, fuelling fear of a technology cold war.

Microsoft pulls Huawei products from one of its cloud server catalogues

2019-05-24 10:53

Microsoft has removed Huawei from one of its websites offering cloud gear, a week after the US government blacklisted the Chinese company.

China urges US to fix 'wrong practices' to resume trade talks

2019-05-23 13:47

China blamed Washington for wrecking trade talks and insisted the US must alter its 'wrong practices' before negotiations can resume, leaving the next move to President Donald Trump as financial markets slump amid prospects for a prolonged dispute.

WATCH: US is underestimating Huawei, says founder

2019-05-21 15:43

The US government has temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed on Huawei, a move aimed at minimising disruption for its customers but dismissed by its founder who said the tech firm had prepared for US action.

Huawei: China warns about 'unwavering resolve' to fight US 'bullying'

2019-05-20 20:00

China could retaliate against the US after President Donald Trump blacklisted Huawei Technologies, says the Chinese ambassador to the European Union.

Top US tech giants begin to cut off vital Huawei supplies

2019-05-20 07:36

Top US corporations from chipmakers to Google have frozen the supply of critical software and components to Huawei, complying with a Trump administration crackdown.

Corn growers press Trump for better China trade aid treatment

2019-05-15 21:01

The National Corn Growers Association sent out a call to action urging farmers to tell United States President Donald Trump that the 1 cent-per-bushel payment that growers received under the prior market facilitation payments wasn’t enough.

Alibaba, Tencent to show how China is handling the trade war

2019-05-14 21:37

Their enormous sprawl will likely help investors take the temperature of everything from the United States-China trade war and consumer spending to global technology investment.

WATCH: US escalates trade war amid negotiations, China says it will hit back

2019-05-10 18:22

US President Donald Trump's tariff increase to 25% on $200bn worth of Chinese goods takes effect, and Beijing says it will strike back, ratcheting up tensions as the two sides pursue last-ditch talks to try salvaging a trade deal.

China threatens retaliation as Trump touts chances of trade deal

2019-05-08 21:49

The US and China sent conflicting signals over trade, with President Donald Trump expressing optimism about the prospect of a deal and Beijing warning that it will retaliate if the US follows through on a threat to hike tariffs.


WATCH: Trump pledges $16 billion to farmers hurt by trade war

2019-05-24 19:14

President Donald Trump has rolled out another $16bn in aid for farmers hurt by his trade policies, insisting the money "all comes from China," specifically the tariffs on Chinese goods.

South Africa part of collateral damage from US-China trade war

2019-05-24 07:32

The country is 'a small, open economy which grows by selling into the global demand,' central bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago told reporters in Pretoria on Thursday.

WATCH: China's Xi: Prepare for difficult times

2019-05-23 13:12

China must prepare for difficult times as the international situation is increasingly complex, President Xi Jinping said, as the US-China trade war took a mounting toll on tech giant Huawei.

Rand, emerging market currencies on the backfoot amid US-China trade tensions

2019-05-21 12:51

The rand weakened in early trade, before strengthening somewhat, as uncertainty around US-China trade talks dampened demand for emerging markets currencies.

Huawei crisis: South African government won’t ‘discriminate’

2019-05-20 17:19

Vodacom is assessing the situation.

Trump's Huawei threat is the nuclear option to halt China's rise

2019-05-16 12:38

The Trump administration is pulling out the big guns in its push to slow China’s rise, with potentially devastating consequences for the rest of the world.

Victory awaits in China trade war, Trump tells farmers

2019-05-15 08:56

US farmers who are major exporters of pork and soy, are caught in the middle of President Donald Trump's trade wars.

Trade war escalation sends shock waves amid sell-offs

2019-05-11 19:04

Emerging-market equities saw their worst rout since October 2018, while currencies extended a four-week losing streak as trade clashes intensified between the world’s two largest economies.

WATCH: US hikes tariffs on $200bn in Chinese imports

2019-05-10 15:21

The Trump administration has raised duties on $200bn of Chinese imports to 25% from 10%. China's Commerce Ministry said it would impose "necessary countermeasures" but gave no details.

Stocks drop as on US threat of higher tariffs

2019-05-08 08:50

Stocks in Asia dropped as the US threat of higher tariffs on imports from China continued to reverberate through global markets.

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