US President Donald Trump signed the deal with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Photo: EPA-EFE
US President Donald Trump signed the deal with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Photo: EPA-EFE

China hails phase one trade war deal signing, with focus on strategic value over specific details

  • A Chinese translation surfaced eight hours after the deal was signed, with state media running supportive editorials with loose details of the phase one agreement
  • Liu He briefed reporters in Washington after the signing, saying the concessions made by China to the US would be available to other trading partners too

US President Donald Trump signed the deal with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Photo: EPA-EFE
US President Donald Trump signed the deal with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Photo: EPA-EFE
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