The US team are staying at the Hyatt on the Bund hotel in Shanghai. Photo: AFP
The US team are staying at the Hyatt on the Bund hotel in Shanghai. Photo: AFP

US-China trade talks kick off in Shanghai with little fanfare

  • There were few visible signs of negotiations in Shanghai on Tuesday, as officials started first face-to-face talks since May
  • Expectations low on both sides over the outcome, with state media evoking spirit of Richard Nixon’s Shanghai visit in 1972

The US team are staying at the Hyatt on the Bund hotel in Shanghai. Photo: AFP
The US team are staying at the Hyatt on the Bund hotel in Shanghai. Photo: AFP
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