Yellen's trip to China may start with finding economic common ground

Jun 27, 2023
In March, the Treasury secretary told Marketplace that the U.S. and China need to put a "floor" under their relationship.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen plans to visit Beijing in July.
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In win for White House, the UK bans Huawei 5G telecom gear

Jul 14, 2020
The Trump administration has been pushing for the move for two years.
A Huawei product display in London.
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China hits back with sanctions against U.S. lawmakers

China is responding to U.S. sanctions last week on Chinese officials over the treatment of Uighur Muslims in northwestern China.
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is among the U.S. politicians China has imposed sanctions on.
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Chinese semiconductor firm to raise $2.8 billion as it seeks to catch world leaders

Jun 2, 2020
The firm wants to catch up with the leading-edge chips made by U.S., South Korean and Taiwanese companies.
Semiconductors on a circuit board that powers a video camera. Chinese firm SMIC is raising billions to upgrade its manufacturing technology.
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Prospect of U.S.-China "decoupling" grows amid shortages of medical goods

Apr 17, 2020
Shortages of medical goods change executives’ views of ties between giant trading partners
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