EMD1 – Issue 452

End of the “beautiful” friendship? Trump to meet Xi at G20 summit – after trade talks collapse and tariffs get hiked by both sides

Also: how Rusagro plans to profit from China’s escalating pig crisis; Shanghai drugs firm still trying explain $4.4 billion in disappeared cash; and Larry Ellison backs ‘Team USA” as he shuts Oracle’s Beijing R&D operation

Plus: Mainland tech firms make their move into Hong Kong’s digital banking; Tencent tones down the gore in video game reload to appease regulators; and why luxury ‘confinement’ centres for new mothers are cashing in on yuezi culture