trade

US, Europe Reach Agreement On Chip Supplies, China, Tech Rules

Inaugural agreement between US and Europe to deepen co-operation centred around chip supplies, rules governing big tech, and trade with…

8 months ago

Tesla Sues US Government Over Chinese Tariffs

Electric car maker Tesla is suing Uncle Sam, in an effort to halt tariffs imposed by US President Donald Trump…

2 years ago

SMIC In ‘Complete Shock’ Over US Sanctions Threat

Shares in Chinese chip maker SMIC have plummeted over concerns it will get dragged into US-China tech cold war and…

2 years ago

US Pulls Out Of Global Digital Tax Talks

European Union warns it will impose its own digital tax on technology giants, after the United States withdraws from global…

2 years ago

Apple’s App Store ‘Facilitates More Than $500bn’ In Trade Worldwide

Apple says App Store facilitates more than half a trillion dollars in worldwide trade, with the lion's share being physical…

2 years ago

France Hits Back At US Trade Threat Over Digital Tax

After the United States begins investigations this week into digital tax scheme of some countries, France warns of unity risk

2 years ago

US Extends Huawei Trade Licence Again

US Commerce Department grants its fifth licence extension for Huawei, to allow the Chinese firm to continue trading with US…

2 years ago

France, US To Attempt Digital Tax Agreement In Two Weeks

Both countries have set the target of two weeks to reach agreement over France's implementation of a digital or tech…

2 years ago

Digital Tax Payback As US Vows Tax On Champagne, Cheese

Cheese, champagne, and handbags may be hit with punitive duties of up to 100% by the United States in response…

2 years ago

Trade Talks Begin: US To Allow Select Firms To Sell To Huawei – Report

Trade negotiations between China and the US resume, as US reportedly signals easing of Huawei blacklisting

3 years ago

Huawei CFO Faces Canadian Court As US-China Row Escalates

Lawyers for detained Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou argue Canadian authorities acted illegally in arresting her at the request…

3 years ago

US Commerce Department ‘Has Received 130 Huawei Exemption Requests’

Applications pile up, but department has yet to issue a single licence allowing US firms to get around Huawei blacklist,…

3 years ago

US Grants 90-Day Extension To Huawei Blacklist Reprieve

Administration says US firms are to be given more time to find other telecoms equipment suppliers before ban comes into…

3 years ago

US Signals Huawei Ban Relaxation

US will issue licences to companies exporting goods to Huawei, so long as there is no national security threat

3 years ago

US May Seek To Ban China From 5G Supply Chain

Proposal could bar the likes of Nokia and Ericsson from selling next-generation 5G equipment to US telcos if it is…

3 years ago

Huawei Row Overshadows Trump State Visit To Britain

The US president is expected to use a meeting with prime minister Theresa May to warn the UK to ban…

3 years ago

Alibaba Looks To Hong Kong For £16bn Secondary Share Offer

The Chinese e-commerce giant previously raised $25bn on the New York Stock Exchange in what is still the world's biggest-ever…

3 years ago

US Start-Up Accuses Top Huawei Executive Of Conspiracy To Steal Trade Secrets

The confrontation between Huawei and a start-up co-founded by one of its ex-employees arrives amidst broader trade tensions with China

3 years ago

Chinese Drones Pose Spying Risk, US Authorities Warn

Drones manufactured or sold by Chinese firms, such as market leader DJI, may pose a risk to national security or…

3 years ago

France Plans 5G Launch For Next Year In Spite Of Trade Turmoil

The country says it is not planning to ban Huawei or any other company, but will make decisions based on…

3 years ago

US Delays Huawei Sanctions, Citing Stability Risk

Google said it would resume working with Huawei after the announcement of the 90-day stay of execution, while Huawei says…

3 years ago

Google Restricts Huawei’s Access To Android After US Blacklisting

Google says it is 'reviewing the implications' of the US ban but that current Huawei Android devices will retain access…

3 years ago

China ‘Delays’ Enforcement Of Data Law As Trade Talks Continue

Chinese regulators are reportedly looking to avoid a fresh confrontation with US companies amidst sensitive trade negotiations

3 years ago

CIA Alleges Huawei Accepted Funds From Chinese Military

The allegations from the US' intelligence agency are the latest to pile pressure on Huawei in the West

3 years ago

ZTE Shares Jump As US Lifts Supplier Embargo

The Shenzhen telecoms equipment giant is set to resume trading after months in limbo

4 years ago

China Mobile US Move Blocked By Trump Administration

Trade wars – part 2. US government moves to block China Mobile from entering the US market

4 years ago

ZTE Ceases Operations Due To US Ban, Despite Trump Pledge

ZTE ceases major operating activities of the company, as President Trump pledges to get ZTE back into business

4 years ago

MPs Warn On ‘Unprecedented’ Brexit Trade IT Challenge

Defra and the Department for International Trade face an 'impossible' task in preparing for Brexit

4 years ago

ZTE Asks America To Lift Component Supply Ban

Chinese firm submits application to US department asking for ban on software and components to be lifted

4 years ago

Government To Seek Post-Brexit EU Data Protection Agreement

Tech firms said they welcome the government's latest data protection plans, which could see an ongoing EU-level role for Britain's…

4 years ago