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China trade depends more on peace in South China Sea shipping lanes

When talking about the South China Sea, US officials, especially those in the previous Obama administration, liked to emphasize the importance of the shipping route to global trade.
The figure often cited since late 2010 is that $5.3 trillion worth of goods each year transit through the South China Sea.

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Trump trade action could hinder ties

China has put a strong emphasis on intellectual property rights protections and urged all WTO members to respect the rules of the organization, the Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday as US President Donald Trump prepares to launch a broad investigation into China’s trade policies.

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Ma coaches African entrepreneurs

Jack Ma, the founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group, encouraged young African entrepreneurs and small businesses to take part in global trade on Thursday during his first visit to the continent.

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Arizona looks to sweeten China ties

The governor of Arizona, a former CEO of an ice cream chain, is looking to scoop up more trade with China.

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Xi: China, Canada must enlarge trade

China and Canada should initiate negotiations on a free trade agreement as soon as possible, President Xi Jinping said on Thursday, while calling for joint efforts to promote bilateral trade.

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Xi trip to give clear boost to the economy

President Xi Jinping’s upcoming trip to Russia and Germany, starting on Monday, is expected to inject positive energy into the global economy amid China’s efforts to boost free trade and open economies, analysts said.

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