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
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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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