Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed the ceasefire over dinner in Buenos Aires. Photo: Kyodo

US and China reach 90-day trade tariff ceasefire after China agrees to buy ‘very substantial’ amount of American goods

  • Donald Trump to hold off on raising the tariff rate on US$200 billion of Chinese imports for 90 days to allow for talks to address US concerns on Chinese trade practises, the White House says
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Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed the ceasefire over dinner in Buenos Aires. Photo: Kyodo
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Zhou Xin

Zhou Xin

Zhou Xin co-leads the political economy team at the Post. He mainly covers economic stories but also writes about Chinese politics and diplomacy. He has previously worked for Reuters and Bloomberg in Beijing.