The White House announced in a statement that sub-minister level officials will begin the meetings on Monday, led by deputy US trade representative Jeffrey Gerrish. Photo: AFP

Trade war truce deadline played down by China media on eve of latest round of talks in Beijing

  • Opinion piece says the March 1 deadline agreed by China’s President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump is a ‘media topic’ set by the American side
  • US trade representative Jeffrey Gerrish is leading discussions between sub-minister level officials starting on Monday
Topic |   US-China trade war

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The White House announced in a statement that sub-minister level officials will begin the meetings on Monday, led by deputy US trade representative Jeffrey Gerrish. Photo: AFP
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