The desire to invest overseas partly reflects concern about political risk and governance at home.
The financial markets signalled the possibility of a US recession this week.
Investigator Harry Markopolos accused GE of using many tricks like Enron did to mislead the investors.
The resignation is a sign that China appears willing to put pressure on Hong Kong’s highest-profile businesses to show how serious it is about quelling the unrest.
U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to discuss Huawei in a call this weekend, one of the sources said.
Harry Markopolos said in a report released on Thursday (local time) that GE was hiding nearly 40 billion dollars of losses in its insurance business.
Cathay Pacific, which has already terminated two pilots for engaging in illegal protests at the behest of the Chinese aviation regulator, named Augustus Tang as its new CEO.
"September, the meeting is still on as I understand it, but I think more importantly than September, we're talking by phone, and we're having very productive talks," Trump said.
Financial Secretary Chan said the measures include subsidies for the underprivileged and business enterprises.
It showed growth in global goods trade likely to weaken, with a reading of 95.7. In its previous quarterly report in May, the WTO said that growth was likely to remain weak, with a reading of 96.3.
Beijing will take unspecified "necessary countermeasures," the Cabinet said. It gave no details.
Beijing is increasingly finding itself under siege as President Donald Trump's trade war squeezes the world's second-largest economy.
The GDP flash estimates numbers, including year-on-year growth of 1.1% from the second quarter of 2019, were in line with economists' forecasts.
The German economy shrank by 0.1 percent in the second quarter as global trade conflicts and troubles in the auto industry weighed on Europe's largest economy.
The economic malaise makes it more difficult for President Xi Jinping to fight back forcefully against Washington in an ongoing trade war.
The Office of the US Trade Representative says it is still planning to go ahead with 10% tariffs on about $300 billion in Chinese imports September 1.
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