Huawei, China’s first global tech brand, is at the centre of U.S.-Chinese tensions over technology competition and cyber-spying.
Germany, Italy and the Netherlands all saw sizeable downgrades for their growth outlook.
Vice Premier Liu He, was invited by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.
Michael Spavor, the founder of a non-profit that organizes cultural-exchange trips to North Korea, is missing. This follows the arrest of diplomat Michael Kovrig.
Spending on technology and use of outsourcing are expected to increase over the next three years.