Published: Tue, August 13, 2019
Markets | By Erika Turner

China trade deal in doubt, Trump says U.S. 'not ready'

China trade deal in doubt, Trump says U.S. 'not ready'

The White House has reportedly been considering an extension of its ban on Huawei.

The People's Bank of China late Friday called for a "rational" view on current headwinds, signaling that the targeted approach to shoring up output would continue.

During a meeting of China Finance 40 Group, UnionPay payment system representative Shaofu Jun said that the launch of CBDC will certainly be fraught with various difficulties.

"China wants to do something, but I'm not ready to do anything yet". Monday was the worst day of the year for the three stock benchmarks.

If the United States does impose tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese imports, the exchange rate is forecast to reach 7.2 by the year end, said the note.

"I personally see this as a USA tactic of putting extreme pressure on China", says Wang Huiyao, president of Beijing-based think tank the Center for China and Globalization and an adviser to China's Cabinet.

China's economy already is slowing amid the trade conflict with the United States, but if Washington were to ramp up tariffs even further it could cut Chinese growth sharply, the International Monetary Fund warned on August 9.

He also announced the United States is cutting all ties to Huawei, the giant Chinese telecommunications company that Beijing considers one of its industrial champions but the Trump administration contends is a national security threat.

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"I really made the decision".

But Navarro insisted that he wasn't anxious, pointing to comments by former Toys "R" Us CEO Jerry Storch, who told FOX Business' Maria Bartiromo earlier this week that there's "too much hysteria" over trade tensions.

The Trump administration originally blacklisted Huawei from US markets in May for national security reasons, and as a ploy in the trade war, preventing the Chinese telecom giant from buying USA chips.

The U.S. could begin negotiations with China through the International Monetary Fund, but such talks may be seen as symbolic: The U.S. lacks the legal means to retaliate against a country for manipulating its currency.

The PBOC will stick to centralized management of its digital currency and the issuance will be based on a "two-tier" operational structure, meaning the currency will be issued by both the PBOC and commercial banks, Mu said.

"We're just bringing the system back into order", Trump said Friday.

The US Treasury then declared China a currency manipulator, after the yuan lost value in the face of the new round of tariffs due to take effect Sept 1. This measure of inflation still tracks below the Federal Reserve's target rate of 2% and reflects a slowing down in manufacturing activity amid weaker global demand.

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