Russia’s policy to ditch the dollar from its reserves as well as its trade with other countries has resulted in the rapid growth of its gold holdings over the last year - an example that has been followed by China and other states.
Lyrics writer Steve Ronsen believes Lady Gaga and her creative team have copied a three-note progression from his 2012 song, in violation of copyright, for their A Star Is Born hit track. Music experts, as well as Gaga herself, have busted the claims as absurd, arguing the melody has been recurrent for the past few centuries, to say the least.
The Chinese tech giant has previously stated that the new system would be released this year after Google confirmed it would stop supporting Android updates for Huawei due to US restrictions.
Despite efforts to produce a trade deal and put an end to their tariff spat, Beijing and Washington have become further mired in an economic row since US President Donald Trump announced his intention to tax $300 billion in Chinese goods. A new blow came several days later when POTUS blamed China for manipulating its currency.
Last month, the US Treasury slapped sanctions on Chinese oil trader Zhuhai Zhengrong Ltd and its CEO Youmin Li after a Bloomberg report accused China of getting around tough US energy sanctions by putting the Iranian imports into bonded storage.
Last week, the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee moved forward with legislation to sanction the Western European energy concerns involved in the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project, with a German business association complaining that Washington was trying to “turn European energy policy into a plaything of the United States.”
The statement comes after the US Senate Armed Services Committee passed a bill in June which specifically urges Washington to call on the Jewish state to consider the security implications of foreign investment in Israel.
Earlier, the president alleged that the US Federal Reserve, not China, was the biggest hurdle to a US victory in the US-Chinese trade spat.
The companies announced that they do not support the fundraising event for the reelection of US President Donald Trump organized by Stephen Ross, the chairman and majority owner of The Related Companies, the parent company of Equinox and SoulCycle.
The R&D centre for the world’s largest telecoms supplier will span one square kilometre—roughly 130 football pitches—and mark Huawei’s 36th joint innovation centre and fourteenth R&D institute worldwide following its completion.
Beijing has blasted US President Donald Trump’s claims that China is a “currency manipulator,” and promised to halt the import of US agricultural goods after the White House announced plans to slap 10 percent tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese imports from September.
The cost of gold futures on the Comex exchange increased by 1.17%, reaching $1,501.6 per ounce, according to trading data. Its the first time that gold has trade above $1,500 per ounce since April 2013.
Oil prices have been on a roller coaster of uncertainty in recent months amid the crisis in the Persian Gulf and the escalating trade war between China and the United States.
Last week, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved new ‘Protecting Europe’s Energy Security Act’ legislation which if passed, would sanction companies involved in Nord Stream 2– a major energy infrastructure project designed to facilitate the delivery of up to 55 billion cubic meters of gas per year to Western Europe from Russia.
In a statement on 6 August, the People's Bank of China (PBOC) slammed Washington's decision to designate China as a "currency manipulator".
Earlier Beijing reportedly warned New Delhi that if it blocks Huawei Technologies from doing business in the country, Indian firms operating in China could face repercussions.
India is set to hold trials of cutting-edge 5G network technology in the coming months, but has not yet confirmed whether Huawei would be allowed to participate.
WASHINGTON, (Sputnik) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday dismissed fears about the possible economic fallout of an escalating tariff dispute with China, saying the United States is in a "very strong position" as investors pour money into the country.
On Monday, US President Donald Trump condemned China's move to devalue the yuan, calling it “currency manipulation” and claiming that this will significantly weaken Beijing.
BEIJING (Sputnik) – Chinese key stock indexes have decreased by 2.6-3.3 percent after the United States had designated China as a currency manipulator, according to trade data.