US President Donald Trump signed the phase one trade deal with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He in the White House in January. Photo: Xinhua
US President Donald Trump signed the phase one trade deal with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He in the White House in January. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: can China and the US uphold the phase one trade deal amid Covid-19?

  • China agreed to buy US$200 billion worth of US products and services over the next two years before the scale of the coronavirus outbreak became clear
  • US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he would terminate the deal if China does not buy the amount of American products it has promised

US President Donald Trump signed the phase one trade deal with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He in the White House in January. Photo: Xinhua
US President Donald Trump signed the phase one trade deal with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He in the White House in January. Photo: Xinhua
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