US President Donald Trump pressed Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during their summit in Osaka for a promise to buy more US farm products, but the Chinese president refused to make a concrete commitment. Photo: AP

China’s purchases of US agricultural products ‘efforts to show goodwill’ ahead of Shanghai trade talks

  • State TV says ‘millions of tonnes’ of US soybeans bought since the G20 summit between President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump at the end of June
  • Trade representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are set to meet Vice-Premier Liu He on Tuesday and Wednesday
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US President Donald Trump pressed Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during their summit in Osaka for a promise to buy more US farm products, but the Chinese president refused to make a concrete commitment. Photo: AP
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