If an agreement is not reached after the current trade truce, the US will raise tariffs on US$200 billion of Chinese exports from 10 per cent to 25 per cent. Photo: AFP

‘Headline guy’ Donald Trump urged by former US trade negotiator to reject China’s offer to buy more American goods

  • Ex-US ambassador to Singapore urges Trump to reject China’s promise to buy US goods because the offer is ‘unverifiable’
  • Frank Lavin, senior trade official under president George W Bush said Trump should push for real reform with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping
Topic |   US-China trade war

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If an agreement is not reached after the current trade truce, the US will raise tariffs on US$200 billion of Chinese exports from 10 per cent to 25 per cent. Photo: AFP
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