Barred From Owning Land, Rural Chinese Miss Spoils of Country’s Success

XIAOXI, China — Every year, the message is the same: the government will fix China’s left-behind…

New U.S. Sanctions Bite Iran, Just as its President Considers Meeting Trump

UNITED NATIONS — The United States announced new economic sanctions against Iran’s largest oil customer on…

China Scores Businesses, and Low Grades Could Be a Trade-War Weapon

BEIJING — China is funneling vast amounts of public and private data into huge databases aimed…

From Underwear to Cars, India’s Economy Is Fraying

TIRUPUR, India — When Alan Greenspan ran a consulting firm and wanted to know where the…

With India, Trump Practices the Art of the Mini-Deal

WASHINGTON — Call it the art of the mini-deal. The Trump administration is on the cusp…

Trump Calls China a ‘Threat to the World’ as Trade Talks Approach

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Friday that China was a “threat to the world” and…

Oil Prices Expected to Remain Elevated After Attack on Saudi Arabia

HOUSTON — Fixing the damage done by the drone attack on the Saudi oil processing plant…

In a Troubled Arab World, Tunisia Struggles to Build Its Democracy

TUNIS, Tunisia — Like many Tunisian young people, Safouan el-Euchi proudly joined the 2011 protests that…

Trump Drafts Order to Curb Foreign Contraband as China Talks Stagnate

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has drafted an executive order that would increase inspections of mailed…

China’s Pork Prices Soar, Adding to Beijing’s Troubles

BEIJING — Things that keep China’s top leaders up at night: a stalling economy, a bruising…

Mnuchin Dismisses Data Showing Trade War Pain

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday that President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese imports…

China Injects $126 Billion Into Its Slowing Economy

BEIJING — Beijing has called on banks to open the lending spigots as China’s trade war…

Fact-Checking Trump’s Claims About China’s ‘Worst Year’

What Trump said “We have taken in tens of billions of dollars in tariffs from China.…

U.S. Manufacturing Slowed in August in Latest Sign of Economic Weakness

The American manufacturing sector contracted last month, a key measure showed on Tuesday, heightening fears that…

Governments Shut Down the Internet to Stifle Critics. Citizens Pay the Price.

HARARE, Zimbabwe — When Zimbabwe turned off the internet during a recent crackdown, Obert Masaraure, a…