UK manufacturing hit by its worst slump in two and a half years

CBI says ‘economic paralysis’ caused by Brexit is bringing UK ‘ever closer to disaster’Britain’s manufacturing sector has suffered the worst slump in orders for more than two and a half years as the car and textile industries struggled against Brexit h…

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Trump’s China trade war risks damaging US economy, says OECD

Intensification of tariff dispute also likely to knock almost $600bn off world economyDonald Trump has been warned by the west’s most influential economics thinktank that further escalation of the US-China trade war would unleash significant damage for…

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‘There will be conflict’: Huawei founder says US underestimates company’s strength

Founder Ren Zhengfei says 5G plans will be unaffected and suggests US leaders have miscalculatedThe founder of Huawei, Ren Zhengfei, has said the US “underestimates” the telecom giant’s strength, and that conflict with America was inevitable in the que…

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