The G20 will take place in Osaka, Japan between June 28-29. Photo: Xinhua

China welcomes ‘actions that avoid US trade war dispute escalation’ ahead of Trump-Xi G20 meeting

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping and US counterpart Donald Trump are set to meet in Osaka, Japan on Saturday, with reports that details of a truce are being drafted
  • China Ministry of Commerce spokesman Gao Feng says Beijing opposes unilateral levying of additional tariffs
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The G20 will take place in Osaka, Japan between June 28-29. Photo: Xinhua
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Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping are to meet this week in Osaka. Photo: AP

Trade war: US and China agree to tentative truce before G20 summit

  • Fresh tariffs expected to be delayed, with two sides preparing separate statements
  • Source says Donald Trump’s decision to delay additional tariffs was Xi Jinping’s price for holding this week’s meeting with him
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Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping are to meet this week in Osaka. Photo: AP
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