Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He talks to US President Donald Trump on April 4. Photo: Bloomberg
Aidan Yao
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Aidan Yao

No US-China trade deal any time soon unless two key obstacles are overcome

  • The disconnect between Trump and Xi and their negotiators means the groundwork laid in the trade talks may be negated when the leaders weigh in
  • Hardening political stances in the US and China also provide impetus for a continuing stalemate

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Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He talks to US President Donald Trump on April 4. Photo: Bloomberg
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