The coronavirus outbreak in the central Chinese city of Wuhan has put strain on the US-China relationship. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus creates new cracks in US-China relations, as crucial phase one deadline looms

  • The clock is ticking on the February 14 deadline by which the phase one trade deal must be implemented in full
  • Some trade watchers say coronavirus outbreak gives Beijing leeway to implement terms, with much of China’s trade infrastructure at a standstill
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The coronavirus outbreak in the central Chinese city of Wuhan has put strain on the US-China relationship. Photo: AFP
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