China's President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump are expected to meet on Saturday in Osaka, Japan. Photo: AFP

Xi-Trump G20 meeting in Japan boosts hopes of a trade war truce but raises anxiety over global economy

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping and US counterpart Donald Trump are expected to meet on Saturday in Osaka
  • Trade negotiators – led by Robert Lighthizer and Steven Mnuchin on the US side and Liu He on the Chinese side – resumed discussions on Monday via telephone
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China's President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump are expected to meet on Saturday in Osaka, Japan. Photo: AFP
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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.

Wendy Wu

Wendy Wu

Wendy Wu is a Beijing-based reporter focusing on international finance and diplomacy. Her journalism career spans a decade and she has been reporting for the Post since 2015. Wendy has a master's degree in finance from Germany's University of Freiburg.

Owen Churchill

Owen Churchill

Owen joined the Post as US correspondent in 2018 after several years working as a reporter and editor in China. He covers US-China relations, trade, and wider issues concerning China's global presence. A co-founder of the Shanghai-based news outlet Sixth Tone, he is an alumnus of London's School of Oriental and African Studies and Fudan University in Shanghai.