The eight-month trade war between the world's two largest economies has raised costs, roiled financial markets, shrunk U.S. farm exports and disrupted manufacturing supply chains.
Similar campaigns in the past have proved ineffectual.
During his recent visit to Myanmar, Czech Republic Deputy Foreign Minister Martin Tlapa spoke with The Irrawaddy about the countries’ shared past experiences and future support.
The Irrawaddy charts the fluctuations in Myanmar's key economic and social indicators—GDP, FDI, current account, trade volume and inflation, as well as rankings in corruption, press
Trump said he was optimistic that the world's two largest economies could reach "the biggest deal ever made."
Chinese President Xi told Cambodian PM Hun Sen he would push bilateral trade to $10 billion and strengthen political, economic and security cooperation between the countries.
Southeast Asian nations benefit from Brussels’ role as a counterweight to major powers in the region
Brussels began a formal procedure in October to strip the country’s special trade status over concerns for human rights, democracy and rule of law.
Military closed Jin San Jiao Gate on Dec. 26; gov’t has yet to respond to requests for information from farmers, whose produce is spoiling at border
China has watched Brexit nervously, worried not only about potential market turmoil from a disorderly departure but about losing Britain's support for free trade within the EU.
As China and Japan vie for influence in the Mekong subregion, Myanmar will need to be stable, peaceful and well managed if it is to extract the maximum benefit, a Japanese expert s
Cambodia's Parliament is reviewing a five-year ban on more than 100 members of the main opposition party following threats by the EU to deny the country duty-free trade access.
Yangon Region Forest Department Director U Thein Toe speaks with The Irrawaddy about what his office is doing to fight the illegal wildlife trade in Myanmar's commercial capital.
Trump and Xi are expected to hold talks during the G20 summit in Buenos Aires next week as trade ties between the world's two largest economies become increasingly fraught.
Project is first of three border development projects in Shan, Kachin states agreed upon by Myanmar and China