The Politburo (pictured in December) is the ruling Communist Party’s top decision-making body headed by President Xi Jinping. Photo: Xinhua

China can turn US trade war ‘crisis into an opportunity’, says top leadership, as Donald Trump tweets complaint

  • Quarterly Politburo meeting chaired by President Xi Jinping concluded China must rely on its domestic demand potential to manage ‘new risks and challenges’
  • US president said that Beijing has not been ‘coming through’ in terms of buying American farm products or making progress on a deal to end the year-long trade war
Topic |   China economy

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The Politburo (pictured in December) is the ruling Communist Party’s top decision-making body headed by President Xi Jinping. Photo: Xinhua
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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
Topic |   US-China trade war

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