The United States should not allow a delegation from Taiwan to attend US President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, raising a new bone of contention in Beijing's relations with the incoming government.
Incoming US President Donald Trump will only use his opposition to the “one China” policy as a bargaining chip in trade talks with China and to the extent that would not disrupt relations with Beijing, says a political commentator.
China's only aircraft carrier entered the Taiwan Strait in a highly symbolic show of strength, but Taiwan insisted Wednesday there was no need for panic even as tensions boil over the island's diplomatic status.
China has opened a line of credit, worth $1.3 billion, to finance the development of Abadan Oil Refinery in the southern province of Khuzestan, announced the chief executive of National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company.
China's forex regulator is telling banks to keep its instructions about curbing capital outflows secret and to ensure that research analysts keep any negative views about the yuan's prospects to themselves, several bankers said.
China's producer prices rose at their swiftest pace in more than five years in December, the government said on Tuesday, in a sign the world's factory could begin exporting inflation to the global economy.