The best-case scenario is if Liu He (pictured with Donald Trump in April) can persuade the US to postpone the additional tariffs and agree to another round of talks – an unlikely step back from the brink. Photo: Bloomberg
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China must go ahead with reforms whatever happens

  • With Donald Trump set to step up the US trade war, Beijing should still carry out its pledge to give greater access to its markets and lift restrictions on foreign businesses

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The best-case scenario is if Liu He (pictured with Donald Trump in April) can persuade the US to postpone the additional tariffs and agree to another round of talks – an unlikely step back from the brink. Photo: Bloomberg
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US President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday said a trade deal with China was still ‘possible’ this week. Photo: Reuters

Donald Trump says trade deal with China may still happen after Xi Jinping sent him a ‘beautiful letter’

  • The US president told reporters that the letter said ‘Let’s work together, let’s see if we can get something done’
  • He suggested his threats to raise tariffs on US$200 billion of imports had helped speed up the reconciliation process
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday said a trade deal with China was still ‘possible’ this week. Photo: Reuters
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