Month: August 2019

China’s manufacturing slumps for fourth successive month – South China Morning Post

China’s manufacturing slumps for fourth successive month – South China Morning Post

China’s manufacturing purchasing managers’ index fell by 0.2 points in August as the trade war continued to bite. Photo: Xinhua The manufacturing purchasing managers’ index, released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Saturday, was 49.5 in August Figure adds to a month of woe for policymakers in Beijing, even ahead of planned US tariff …

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Trump Has China Policy About Right

Trump Has China Policy About Right

Opinion|Trump Has China Policy About RightTime to draw a line in the sand against Xi Jinping’s overreach.Aug. 30, 2019ImagePresident Trump with President Xi Jingping at a welcoming ceremony in Beijing in 2017.CreditCreditPool photo by Thomas PeterFor President Xi Jinping of China, Deng Xiaoping’s advice on how China should rise — “keeping a low profile” —…