Concessions from both sides in limited China-U.S. phase one trade deal; Chinese tech firms and security bureaus blacklisted over human rights accusations; and caps on foreign fund managers in China to be removed in April
China scraps QFII quotas on foreign investment in capital markets; China and U.S. exchange goodwill gestures ahead of trade talks; CBIRC tightens regulation surrounding affiliate transactions in insurance sector; and surge in pork prices spark government scramble to increase production with subsidies
China grants full debt underwriting licenses to two foreign banks; U.S. imposes anti-dumping duties on Chinese structural steel imports; and China issues first white paper on nuclear safety as talks wind down with France on fuel reprocessing project
The U.S. trade office announces a delay for some China tariffs until December; China's banking system sees non-performing loans increase and capital adequacy ratio decrease in Q2; Shanghai targets regional headquarters with new measures to attract multinational companies; and Shenzhen to see wide-ranging reforms in bid to become a national model for high-quality development and innovation
The U.S. president announces new tariffs covering virtually all Chinese imports a day after trade talks; Huawei reports year-on-year revenue growth but U.S. sanctions taking its toll; and financial holding companies to face capital requirements and a ban on non-financial activities according to draft rules.
Once again, high-level trade officials from the U.S. and China are back together; China plans to regulate e-cigarettes and vaping over fears of an addiction epidemic; and 11 measures have been introduced to open up financial market access and to scrap foreign shareholding restrictions.