Trump’s ‘Confusing’ Trade Deal Isn’t Putting Off Beijing’s Top Negotiator

Liu He, Trade deal, China, US

China’s top trade negotiator is ‘cautiously optimistic’ of a deal getting signed. US Congress passed a bill in support of Hong Kong protesters further complicating matters. President Donald Trump is expected to sign the bill. Despite the mixed messages President Donald Trump is sending out with regards to a Sino-US trade deal, China’s top trade … Read more

Apple’s Asia Suppliers Slash Sales Forecasts as US-China Trade War Bites

Apple’s suppliers in Asia are cutting sales forecasts in anticipation of reduced iPhone sales as the U.S.-China trade war drags on. Among the hardest hit include Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing CO (TSMC) which singlehandedly supplies the iPhone’s core processor chips. According to the Nikkei Asia Review, TSMC estimates that its revenues during this year’s first quarter … Read more