Larry Kudlow, the White House economic adviser, says a trade deal between China and the US is ‘coming down to short strokes’. Photo: Bloomberg

US trade adviser Kudlow says deal with China in final stages after Beijing insists on tariff cut

  • White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow says a trade deal with China is close but ‘not done yet’
  • Top trade negotiators from Washington and Beijing will talk on Friday, US Agriculture Department official says
Topic |   China economy

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Larry Kudlow, the White House economic adviser, says a trade deal between China and the US is ‘coming down to short strokes’. Photo: Bloomberg
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US President Donald Trump is facing numerous challenges, including public impeachment hearings, which began on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters

Impeachment threat against Donald Trump puts grand trade deal with China at risk, US experts say

  • Despite US president’s vow to raise tariffs even further, his hardline stance appears to be softening amid domestic turmoil
  • Pain from the trade war is increasingly hitting Trump’s base, notably the farmers and factory workers he promised to help
Topic |   Donald Trump impeachment inquiry

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US President Donald Trump is facing numerous challenges, including public impeachment hearings, which began on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
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