• Trade War boosting US electronics production

    US electronics production has been showing steady growth while China’s is decelerating, says Bill Jewell’s Semiconductor Intelligence (SI). The three-month-average change in US electronics production versus a year ago (3/12) in March 2019 was 6.2%, the 12th consecutive month of gro......view more

  • Asia markets face more pain after China retaliates with higher tariffs

    Hong Kong (CNN Business)The escalating trade war between the United States and China is causing fresh pain for global investors. Wall Street's rout  extended to Asia on Tuesday. Hong Kong's Hang Seng ( HSI ) fell 1.7% in afternoon trading. The Shanghai Compos......view more

  • China hits back at US tariffs

      Photo:VCG China on Monday struck back at US tariffs on Chinese goods, announcing duties of between 5 percent to 25 percent on more than 5,100 products from the US worth tens of billions of dollars. The measured but firm response from Chinese officials highlighted China's de......view more

  • China reports major growth in sales of new energy vehicles

    BEIJING -- The new energy vehicle (NEV) market in China posted vigorous growth in the January-April period amid a sluggish broader automobile sector. About 360,000 NEV cars were sold in the first four months of 2019, surging by 59.8 percent from the same period a year earlier, data from t......view more

  • Beijing's hi-tech zone to have 5G coverage this year

    Beijing's economic-technology zone in Yizhuang, in the southeast suburbs of the capital, will have 5G coverage by the end of this year, local authorities said Monday. By the end of this year, the area will build over 200 5G base stations, covering the whole area, according to a conference h......view more

  • China raises tariffs on US in response

    Move shows Beijing's resolve to safeguard its interests, legitimate rights, experts say China said late on Monday that it will increase tariffs on the bulk of $60 billion of US imports to three categories of rates between 10 percent and 25 percent. For the rest of the US imports, the ......view more

  • Apple steps up efforts in India as it takes on lower-priced Chinese smartphones

    Apple Inc is striving to expand in the Indian market, but industry experts noted that it will be difficult for Apple to catch up there with a group of Chinese mobile brands in the short term due to Chinese rivals' advantage in pricing. Apple has finalized a shortlist of locations for its first......view more

  • Musk raises $39m to make humans superhuman

    Neuralink, Elon Musk’s start-up which is pioneering links between the human brain and computers, has raised $39 million of a planned $51 million funding round, according an SEC filing. Two years ago, an SEC filing said that Neuralink had raised $29 million in a......view more