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China's economy grew at slowest pace in 28 years in 2018

China's economy grew at slowest pace in 28 years in 2018

China's economy grew at its slowest pace in almost three decades in 2018, losing more steam in the last quarter as it battles a massive debt pile and a US trade war, official data showed Monday.

White House confirms progress in US-China trade talks

White House confirms progress in US-China trade talks

White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow confirmed that the trade talks between Beijing and Washington had made progress, but made clear that nothing has been resolved so far.

Qatar-Turkey trade up 49% to QR7bn in 2018

Qatar-Turkey trade up 49% to QR7bn in 2018

Bilateral trade between Qatar and Turkey registered a 49% year-on-year increase to QR7bn in 2018, indicating the growing economic ties between the two countries.

Cambodia PM says EU holding country 'hostage' with tariff threats

Cambodia PM says EU holding country 'hostage' with tariff threats

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen blasted the European Union on Saturday for holding the country ‘hostage’ with threats to axe trade preferences after it held elections with no credible opposition.

Trump says US is having tremendous success with China on trade

Trump says US is having tremendous success with China on trade

President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States was having tremendous success in its trade negotiations with China, a day after US and Chinese officials concluded three days of talks in Beijing.

Trump says US-China trade talks going 'very well'

Trump says US-China trade talks going 'very well'

US President Donald Trump boasted Tuesday that US-China trade negotiations were going ‘very well’ as officials held talks in Beijing that will spill into a third day.

Qatar Chamber discusses areas of co-operation with Syrian trade delegation

Qatar Chamber discusses areas of co-operation with Syrian trade delegation

Qatar Chamber has held a meeting with Syrian businessmen delegation, where the two sides discussed the fields of energy, real estate development, textile industry, agriculture, communications ...

China's surplus with the US hits new record in November

China's surplus with the US hits new record in November

China's trade surplus with the United States ballooned to a record $35.6 billion in November, official data showed Saturday, as exports across the Pacific remained strong despite a raft of US tariffs while imports shrank.

China media lauds 'momentous' trade truce but questions linger

China media lauds 'momentous' trade truce but questions linger

China's state-run media hailed the trade war truce with the United States as ‘momentous’ on Monday but warned of complex negotiations ahead, even as President Donald Trump said Beijing agreed to cut car tariffs.

Qatar seeks to strengthen trade ties with UK

Qatar seeks to strengthen trade ties with UK

Qatar is seeking to strengthen the "special" ties with the UK to bolster bilateral trade and investments and enhance co-operation across an array of sectors, most notably education, health, banking ...

Global trade war would threaten financial stability: ECB

Global trade war would threaten financial stability: ECB

Rising protectionism's impact on financial markets has been ‘contained’, European Central Bank researchers said in a paper published Tuesday, while warning of graver risks if a trade war goes global.

Al-Kuwari chairs Qatar delegation at GCC trade, industrial co-operation meetings

Al-Kuwari chairs Qatar delegation at GCC trade, industrial co-operation meetings

HE Ali bin Ahmed al-Kuwari, Minister of Commerce and Industry, on Thursday chaired Qatar’s delegation at the GCC’s Trade Cooperation Committee 56th meeting ...