History was heralded when China joined the World Trade Organization in 2001, for good reason: the world’s most populous nation was entering the rules-based system that has governed international commerce since World War II. But the full...
Keith BradsherThe @paulblustein book is coming out on the trade war; Paul is a real veteran of trade coverage who understands the subject well. Schism: China, America and the Fracturing of the Global Trading System | Centre for International Governance Innovation
Though details are scarce, any peace that leaves higher American tariffs in place could continue to hurt China’s status as the world’s factory floor.
Keith BradsherA China-U.S. trade truce could enshrine a far-reaching shift: with tariffs apparently slated to stay longer, companies will become even more leery of supply chains that mostly rely on China.
An innocent went to the races, a major event on the British social calendar, in search of answers about class, nostalgia and the state of England today. She went in the wrong hat.
Keith Bradsher21-year-old at Ascot Royal Enclosure comes from a line of PLA officers, says his grandfather was a secretary for Mao, while he himself “had two top hats, one Edwardian and one Victorian, and he always had trouble deciding between them.”
Beijing called in one of its most experienced negotiators on trade policy shortly before talks with the United States collapsed, adding a veteran voice at a critical moment.
Keith BradsherWhen China redlined much of a draft trade pact last month with the Trump administration, who chose what to delete? There’s a new suspect: a savvy, verterán negotiator called back in mid-April from Geneva.
An international team of researchers said Wednesday that two provinces in China were the source of most of the emissions of a banned gas that harms the ozone layer.
Keith BradsherA new atmospheric study confirms that the biggest source of a banned gas that saps the ozone layer lies in eastern China, as @nytimes colleagues had found in a recent investigation. China has denied serious violations but vowed to clamp down.