Plans for Donald Trump and Xi Jinping to meet fell foul of the mass protests in Chile. Photo: AP
Plans for Donald Trump and Xi Jinping to meet fell foul of the mass protests in Chile. Photo: AP

China stands firm on demand US lifts tariffs to reach trade war deal

  • Ministry of Commerce in Beijing insists that removing the levies is an ‘important condition’ for reaching agreement
  • US President Donald Trump warned earlier this week that he would make ‘substantial’ tariff increases if the two sides cannot resolve their dispute

Plans for Donald Trump and Xi Jinping to meet fell foul of the mass protests in Chile. Photo: AP
Plans for Donald Trump and Xi Jinping to meet fell foul of the mass protests in Chile. Photo: AP
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