Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US President Donald Trump signed the phase one trade deal at the White House on Wednesday in Washington. Photo: ReutersChinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US President Donald Trump signed the phase one trade deal at the White House on Wednesday in Washington. Photo: Reuters
Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US President Donald Trump signed the phase one trade deal at the White House on Wednesday in Washington. Photo: Reuters

Trade war: China, US face tough reality ahead after the pomp of phase one deal signing

  • US and Chinese camps send differing signals over prospect of a phase two deal, while many wonder if China can keep to its phase one commitments
  • After trade deal, average US tariffs on Chinese goods will be 19 per cent compared to 3 per cent before the trade war, with European Union already voicing fears

Topic |   US-China trade war
Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US President Donald Trump signed the phase one trade deal at the White House on Wednesday in Washington. Photo: ReutersChinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US President Donald Trump signed the phase one trade deal at the White House on Wednesday in Washington. Photo: Reuters
Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US President Donald Trump signed the phase one trade deal at the White House on Wednesday in Washington. Photo: Reuters
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