January 12, 2019
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Are the Effects of Trump’s Trade War Being Reflected in China’s Economic Data?

The last month has seen China publish numerous points of disappointing data figures, many of which have fallen behind estimate, all of these data releases point towards a slowing in appetite almost certainly due to the spiralling potential trade war with the US which although suspended remains far from resolved. Year on year Chinese industrial […]
October 16, 2018
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Chinese Export Markets Undeterred by Tariffs

China’s exports increased to a record $46.7 Billion despite the very possible chance of further tariffs being added to Chinese imports. The increase represents an increase of roughly 13% year on year and increases the trade surplus to $34.1 billion. The trade activity has defied some experts who anticipated a sharp decline in exports from […]
August 28, 2018

US Dollar Down as Trade Talks End and FED Leans to Gradual Rises

The US Dollar has been sold off conclusively this week as talks were concluded between the US and China.  The talks related to recent tariffs imposed by the US lasted 2 days with no resolution. The Dollar’s movements haven’t just been suppressed by the lack of positive talks between China and the US; the Chair […]
July 27, 2018
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USD/CNY Strength Continues as Trump Trade Offensive Steps up a Gear

US Dollar continued its ascent against the Yuan this week following months of trade talk which has affected both currencies.