South Korea's government has fined German carmaker BMW about 9.9 million dollars, accusing the carmaker of hiding defects that caused a series of engine fires.
Hong Kong and Shanghai led a surge across Asian markets Monday after the United States agreed to suspend imposing tariffs on China for three months, while oil prices soared on expectations of a big production cut.
Vietnam gained 3.3 billion U.S. dollars from exporting fruits and vegetables in the first 10 months of this year, up 15.5 percent year-on-year, with China being the largest importer, the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said on Thursday.
President Donald Trump on Monday hailed the 11th-hour trade deal struck between the United States, Mexico and Canada to replace the quarter-century old NAFTA accord, calling it the biggest in US history.
Asian markets rose Friday, tracking a rally on Wall Street where investors were buoyed by the Federal Reserve's positive outlook for the US economy, and oil added to gains with predictions it could be headed back to $100.
Asian markets rose Wednesday as tit-for-tat tariffs by China and the United States were considered lighter than feared, while there are hopes the two sides can eventually hammer out a deal to avert an all-out trade war.
President Donald Trump on Monday effectively broadsided one of the world's largest trade relationships, announcing plans to proceed with tariffs on another $200 billion in US imports of Chinese goods.