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China-US trade talks to restart after G20 tariff truce

The negotiations in the financial hub will be the first face-to-face discussions since President Trump agreed to a truce with President Xi Jinping

Stormy G20 looms as Trump bashes China on trade

The long-running trade war between the world's top two economies looked poised to dominate the agenda of the group of 20 summit

China accuses US of ‘naked economic terrorism’

The world's top two economies are at loggerheads as trade talks have apparently stalled

Asian markets plunge as Trump threatens to hike China tariffs

The warning will throw a shadow over the next round of talks, with a delegation from Beijing due in Washington this week

US and China seek deal to prevent trade-war escalation

Trump indicated this week he was open to extending a trade truce beyond March 1 depending on progress in Beijing

China welcomes US trade talks offer as new tariffs loom

The sides have been engaged in an escalating tit-for-tat trade fight for months

Editorial: Beware of UK’s promises

'In its hour of need, Britain is now turning to its former colonies for help'

Japan to join Pacific trade pact talks

Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda is to announce Japan will join negotiations in Asia-Pacific trade agreement talks, despite opposition from farmers.

Dead end for WTO talks

Clinching a deal would have provided a powerful vote of confidence in globalisation from the WTO's 153 members, in the face of the world economic slowdown.

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AG’s report reveals the municipalities where money goes to waste

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Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

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Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

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MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

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Economic ramifications of Covid-19

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BCX empowers its finance staff with professional accounting qualifications

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Ensuring no prospective CA(SA) is left behind

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