Wang Jie said his Yintong Shoes factory in Dongguan has continued to lose orders from the US in recent months. Photo: AFP

Trade war truce does little to boost public confidence in China due to lack of trust in ‘flip-flopping’ Trump

  • President Xi Jinping and US counterpart Donald Trump agreed to a truce in the trade war at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on Saturday
  • Trump also said some restrictions against Huawei would be eased, but the moves did little to alleviate fears of online users, exporters and manufacturers
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Wang Jie said his Yintong Shoes factory in Dongguan has continued to lose orders from the US in recent months. Photo: AFP
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Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump met in Osaka, Japan, during the G20 summit. Photo: Xinhua

Trump’s Huawei promise met with silence from China as Beijing plays down prospects of progress

  • Official statement after meeting between Xi Jinping and Donald Trump at G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, fails to mention Chinese telecommunications manufacturer
  • Official state media tones down expectations for quick and easy progress in the trade war
Topic |   G20

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Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump met in Osaka, Japan, during the G20 summit. Photo: Xinhua
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