US president Donald Trump’s attempts to force businesses and governments to no longer work with Huawei has had little effect so far, the Chinese tech giant has claimed.
China’s economic growth slowed to its lowest level in a decade in the quarter ending in June, adding to pressure on Chinese leaders as they fight a tariff war with Washington.
Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping have hit the reset button in trade talks between the world’s two biggest economies, at least delaying an escalation in tension between the US and China that had financial markets on edge and cast a cloud over the global economy.
Chinese President Xi Jinping offered encouragement for North Korea’s focus on economic development in a speech in Pyongyang, turning to a topic Beijing has long pressed with its communist neighbour amid wider concerns over the North’s nuclear weapons programme.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said his country is waiting for a desired response in stalled nuclear talks with the United States.