EXCLUSIVE US weighs China’s sanctions to discourage Taiwan’s action, Taiwan presses the EU

TAIPEI / FRANKFURT / WASHINGTON, Sep 13 (Reuters) – The United States is considering options for a sanctions package against China to dissuade it from invading Taiwan, with the European Union coming under diplomatic pressure from Taipei to do the same , according to sources familiar with the discussions. The sources said the separate Washington … Read more

Exclusive: Biden will hit China with larger cuts in US chip and tool exports

Semiconductor chips are seen on a computer printed circuit board in this illustrative photo taken on February 25, 2022. REUTERS / Florence Lo / Illustration / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 (Reuters) – Biden administration plans next month to widen limits on U.S. shipments to … Read more

EXCLUSIVE The German Ministry of Economy examines measures to curb business in China

Employees work on the assembly line during a construction completion event for the SAIC Volkswagen MEB electric vehicle plant in Shanghai, China, November 8, 2019. REUTERS / Aly Song Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in Berlin reviews Chinese investments, export guarantees, trade fairs Germany plans to publish the new strategy for … Read more

EU EXCLUSIVE, US step up Russian imports of aluminum and nickel from war in Ukraine

Aluminum blocks are seen in the Wagner Automotiv factory in Gradacac, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 8, 2022. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / file Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in The EU and the US have largely spared the Russian metallurgical sector from sanctions The EU increases Russian aluminum imports by … Read more

Exclusive: Trump’s business partner for Truth Social fails to win support for the SPAC extension

The social network Truth logo is seen on a smartphone in front of a display of former US President Donald Trump in this illustration taken on February 21, 2022. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in Sep 5 (Reuters) – Blank check acquisition … Read more

Exclusive: US searched Binance CEO records for crypto money laundering investigation

LONDON, Sept. 1 (Reuters) – U.S. federal prosecutors have asked Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, to provide extensive internal records on its anti-money laundering controls, along with communications involving its CEO and founder Changpeng Zhao. , according to a late-2020 Written Request seen by Reuters. The Money Laundering Section of the Justice Department asked … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Chinese defense firm took over Venezuelan oil lift for debt compensation – sources

SINGAPORE / HOUSTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) – China has entrusted the shipment of millions of barrels of Venezuelan oil to a defense-focused state company despite US sanctions, part of a deal to offset Caracas’ billions of dollars in debt. to Beijing, according to three sources and tanker location data. China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) stopped … Read more

Exclusive: Chinese financiers keep Beijing property bailout call at bay

Surveillance cameras are seen near residential buildings under construction in Shanghai, China, July 20, 2022. REUTERS / Aly Song Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in HONG KONG / SHANGHAI, Aug 25 (Reuters) – Some of China’s state-owned financial institutions are rejecting Beijing’s appeals to support the conflicting real estate sector due … Read more

Exclusive: Tencent plans to divest Meituan’s $ 24 billion stake

Tencent seeks to kick off the sale of shares in Meituan this year – sources The sale seeks to placate regulators, monetize 8-year betting sources The sale of holdings is likely to be done as a block trade – sources The move comes after Tencent’s divestments of JD.com, shares of SEA Meituan shares drop 10%; … Read more

Exclusive: Wall Street relaunches Russian bond trading after US green light

NEW YORK, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Several major Wall Street banks have started offering to facilitate Russian debt trading in recent days, according to banking documents reviewed by Reuters, giving investors another chance to dispose of widely considered assets. toxic in the West. Most US and European banks withdrew from the market in June after … Read more