Mnuchin says US and Chinese officials are working “around the clock” to reach an agreement by the March 1 deadline. Photo: Bloomberg

The US and China are committed to reaching a trade deal by March 1 deadline, vows US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

  • ‘If we can’t get to the deadline, it’s not because we haven’t worked around the clock,’ Mnuchin told CNBC
  • He is due to travel to Beijing next week for third round of talks
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Mnuchin says US and Chinese officials are working “around the clock” to reach an agreement by the March 1 deadline. Photo: Bloomberg
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A boat on Victoria Harbour sails past the Wan Chai and Causeway Bay districts on December 17, 2018. Hong Kong is home to more than 1,350 US companies, including many which have regional headquarters or regional offices here. Photo: EPA-EFE
Regina Ip
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Regina Ip

Amid the US-China trade war, Hong Kong should be selling the benefits of its special status to Washington

  • Regina Ip says local officials should stress what the US gains by granting Hong Kong special status - like two decades of trade surpluses - rather than giving them ideas on how to end it

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A boat on Victoria Harbour sails past the Wan Chai and Causeway Bay districts on December 17, 2018. Hong Kong is home to more than 1,350 US companies, including many which have regional headquarters or regional offices here. Photo: EPA-EFE
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