As Trump Blocks Deal, Chinese Investors Seek Smaller, Earlier Stage Deals Outside US

Chinese investors overseas just can’t seem to get a break. First, the Chinese government strengthened its grip on overseas deals to slow capital outflows. Now, the U.S. government under president Donald Trump appears more protectionist than ever, blocking a growing list of Chinese investments in the U.S. in the name of protecting American business and security interests.

Does Trump’s China Trade Policy Start With A Currency Manipulator Label?

While China is nowhere close to meeting the current criteria to be labeled a currency manipulator nation, incoming U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration may choose to label China a manipulator in order to bring it back to the trade negotiations table, according to a report by BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research. It is increasingly difficult to dismiss concerns that President-elect Trump will adopt protectionist trade policies. In recent Twitter posts, Mr. Trump disapproved of the yuan’s depreciation and implied …

Turbulence And Paralysis: The Year Ahead In US-China Relations

A month before his official inauguration, Donald Trump is already tossing diplomatic grenades in China’s direction. It is a sign of things to come. 2017 is shaping up to be a highly eventful, taut and precarious year for China-U.S. relations. This is partly due to a simple scheduling coincidence.