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US President Donald Trump, left, and Chinese leader Xi Jinping.

Trump seems to be backing down in the trade war with China after electoral blowback and growing economic worries

There are growing signs that President Donald Trump is backing off his trade war with China and a deal to drop tariffs could be on the way.
Cars are covered in snow on a snow-covered street on February 19, 2013 in Hefei, China.

Trump’s trade war with China just ended one car manufacturer’s incredible 46-month streak

Geely isn't alone — car sales in China fell for four months year-over-year, tracking for an annual decline for the first time in nearly three decades.
Signage is seen near a cruise liner, which has been brought in to accommodate attendees, in Port Moresby, the capital city of the poorest nation in the 21-member Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), in Papua New Guinea, November 14, 2018. Picture taken November 14, 2018.

The poorest nation in the Pacific will host its richest economic get-together, and it could descend into a dash for cash

The summit's timing could not be more interesting for struggling APEC nations keen to make the most out of a sudden race for influence in the region.
Demonstrators chant anti-China slogans during a rally over the South China Sea disputes by different activist groups, outside the Chinese Consulate in Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines July 12, 2016.

The South China Sea is fabled for its hidden energy reserves and China wants to block outsiders like the US from finding them

Beijing wants to block outsiders from accessing oil reserves in the South China Sea
President Donald Trump with (2nd L-R) Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and White House National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro

Trump’s top trade advisers appear to be on wildly different pages as the China trade war hits a critical stretch

President Donald Trump's trade team is still fractured as key talks with China about the trade war and possible auto tariffs loom.

Now it’s full steam ahead for Trump’s trade war with China

President Donald Trump's trade war with China could get even worse now that the midterm elections are over and more tariffs could be on the way.

Trump’s top trade adviser just warned Goldman Sachs and Wall Street not to leave their ‘stench’ on the US-China trade war talks

Trump adviser Peter Navarro attacked Wall Street, and specifically Goldman Sachs, for trying to influence trade talks between the US and China.
President Donald Trump

Trump’s suddenly talking about a big new trade deal with China, but analysts say it’s just ‘pre-election hype designed to make the m...

President Donald Trump's sudden talk of a trade deal could be a political ploy to boost the stock market before the midterm elections, analysts say.

LAST CHANCE: Trump is readying tariffs on final $257 billion worth of Chinese goods in case talks to ease trade war fail

The US is reportedly preparing tariffs on all remaining Chinese goods if President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping's meeting doesn't go well.