According to the terms of the phase one deal, China will buy an additional US$200 billion American goods and services over two years, including US$32 billion in agricultural products. Photo: EPA
According to the terms of the phase one deal, China will buy an additional US$200 billion American goods and services over two years, including US$32 billion in agricultural products. Photo: EPA

Coronavirus: China will ‘definitely’ meet US trade deal agricultural demands, but may invoke force majeure

  • China has agreed to buy an additional US$32 billion in US farm goods over a two-year period, but demand is likely to be complicated by coronavirus outbreak
  • Wei Jianguo, former deputy minister responsible for foreign trade, suggested China could invoke force majeure on other items due to coronavirus impact on economy

According to the terms of the phase one deal, China will buy an additional US$200 billion American goods and services over two years, including US$32 billion in agricultural products. Photo: EPA
According to the terms of the phase one deal, China will buy an additional US$200 billion American goods and services over two years, including US$32 billion in agricultural products. Photo: EPA
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