U.S. President Donald Trump and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross both tried to calm the panic about a possible trade war on Wednesday, just hours after China slapped a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion of imports from the U.S., including soybeans, whiskey, cars and airplanes.
Scholars and business leaders from around the world have blamed the United States for this week's escalation in trade tensions between Washington and Beijing that might affect some 100 billion U.S. dollars' worth of bilateral trade flow.
The 2018 Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) annual conference will be "an excellent place" for China to lay out its role as a key stabilizer for the regional and world economy, a senior U.S. scholar has said.
Newly imposed tariffs on imported metals and other protectionist measures taken by U.S. President Donald Trump could backfire, said Brazilian economist Cesar Bergo of the Federal Economic Council (Cofecon).
Boao Forum, one of the Asia's most prestigious platforms, has played a vital role in finding solutions to challenges that the region and the world are facing, said Sok Siphana, an advisor to the Cambodian government.
April 2018 marks the 30th anniversary of Hainan's founding as a province and special economic zone of China. The Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), one of the most prominent gatherings in the Asia-Pacific region, will be hosted in the same month in Boao, a small township in Hainan.
In the face of the great harm made by "foreign garbage" to China's environment and public health, Beijing has the legitimate right to ban foreign garbage and reform its management system of solid wastes import, said Ambassador Zhang Ming in a signed article published on the Euractiv website Tuesday.
What does the Trump administration want? To balance the trade deficit or to protect intellectual property?
Japan's whaling fleet returned to port Saturday after its four-month hunting expedition to the Antarctic. During its voyage 333 mammals were brutally slaughtered.
It is imperative for the Indian elephant and the Chinese dragon to dance together to counter their short-term challenges and work on long-term potential, an Indian economist has said.