Tag Archives: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

‘Results’ pledged for Trump China visit

The top diplomats of Beijing and Washington vowed that the two countries will work together to ensure US President Donald Trump’s first visit to China yields “fruitful results”, according to a statement delivered by the Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday.

Posted in Politics | Also tagged , , , , , , , ,

What’s ahead if US quits TPP?

The United States’ expected withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership may provide “great opportunities” for China to work out a wider trade agreement as a better alternative, experts said on Tuesday.

Posted in Business | Also tagged , , , , , , , ,

Not at APEC, but Trump still topic

When President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Barack Obama met in the capital of Peru, the two had one person in mind: Donald Trump, the US president-elect, whom they expect will maintain the momentum of bilateral relations. “After Mr. Trump was elected the next US president, I had a phone conversation with him,” Xi […]

Posted in Politics | Also tagged , , , , , , , ,

Responsibility weighs on major powers

This is going to be an eventful year for international politics. Aside from sluggish global economic growth, major economies also have a lot to deal with at home.

Posted in Politics | Also tagged , , , , , , , ,

Xi: Market access door to open wide

Beijing will “substantially cut back” on market access restrictions for foreign investment and build an economy with an even higher level of openness, President Xi Jinping told a regional business gathering on Wednesday amid global concerns over the country’s slowing growth.

Posted in Business, Politics | Also tagged , , , , , , , ,

Xi in Manila for economic talks

President Xi Jinping arrived in Manila on Tuesday to attend the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting, with the agenda expected to focus on regional economic integration and to stay away from the South China Sea issue.

Posted in Politics | Also tagged , , , , , , , ,