A meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and the US’ top trade negotiators would serve as a sign of goodwill in an effort to agree a trade deal. Photo: EPA-EFE

Chinese President Xi Jinping to meet top US delegation on Friday in pursuit of trade war deal

  • US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin arrive in Beijing as the March 1 truce deadline looms
  • If confirmed, meeting between Xi and Washington’s top trade envoys would be sign of goodwill to cement trade deal between world’s two biggest economies
Topic |   US-China trade war

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A meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and the US’ top trade negotiators would serve as a sign of goodwill in an effort to agree a trade deal. Photo: EPA-EFE
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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

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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