Proposed fur ban chills New York industry

Fur may be going out of fashion in the U.S. Los Angeles and San Francisco have banned the sale of fur. Now, the epicenter of the American fur industry is considering the move and that could leave one side or another out in the cold.

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Chinese companies in the U.S. impacted by trade tensions

Chinese companies in the U.S. impacted by trade tensions

More than 600 companies are urging U.S. President Donald Trump to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers. They signed a letter to Trump on Thursday, just the latest of many sent by the national campaign group known as ‘Tariffs Hurt the Heartland.’ The tariffs are also set to impact many Chinese companies operating in the U.S. And that includes CRRC Sifang America, a Chinese railcar manufacturer.. as CGTN’s Dan Williams now reports

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The economics of malnutrition: Pakistan’s stunted growth

Almost half of Pakistani children under the age of five suffer from stunted growth due to chronic malnutrition. Neither the body nor brains of these children develop as they normally should prompting health experts there to call for greater efforts at intervention. Our correspondent Danial Khan has more from Islamabad.

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Date Set For Huawei Extradition Hearing

China is ramping up its 5G rollout by granting 5G licenses to four state-owned companies. That will also benefit telecoms firm such as Huawei, which is manufacturing 5G equipment. Jim Spellman reports on the latest developments around Huawei, which has been facing pressure from the United States.

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Avocado prices could soar if Trump’s Mexico tariffs take effect

Mexico’s agricultural producers are closely watching trade talks taking place in Washington D.C. over U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on all Mexican products entering the United States. If the tariffs do go into effect, prices could soar for one of Mexico’s most important agricultural exports.

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