US-China Trade Relations: Trump Says China Has 'Much To Give' In Trade Negotiations

International Business Times

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that "nothing has happened" with China's ZTE Corp. and that Beijing has "much to give" Washington on trade. Trump on Monday had defended his decision to revisit penalties on ZTE for flouting U.S. sanctions on trade with Iran, in part by saying it was reflective of the larger trade deal the United States is negotiating with China. "Nothing has happened with ZTE except as it pertains to the larger trade deal," Trump said on Twitter. "We have not seen China's demands yet, which should be few in that previous U.S. Administrations have done so poorly in negotiating. The U.S. has very little to give, because it has given so much over the years.

China Hails 'Golden Period' in Relations With Philippines

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China claims most of the energy-rich South China Sea, through which about $5 trillion in ship-borne trade passes every year. Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam also have claims in the waters, where China has been building up military facilities like runways on the islands it controls.

U.S. Hopes for 'Good Deliverables' During Trump's China Visit

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"Over the years, economic and trade relations between our two countries have always served as a ballast for our overall bilateral relationship and also these important trade and economic relations have benefited enormously our two peoples as well as the whole world."

The Latest: Mattis Doesn't See US-China Relations Worsening

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U.S. defense officials told The Associated Press earlier Monday that Mattis dropped plans to visit China amid rising tensions between U.S. and Beijing. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal planning.

Taiwan Says Closely Watching Developments Between Vatican-China Relations

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TAIPEI - Taiwan said on Thursday its relationship with the Vatican is stable and it would be closely watching developments between China and the Vatican after a landmark deal between the two on the appointment of bishops on the mainland.