Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US President Donald Trump signed the phase one trade deal in January. Photo: Reuters Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US President Donald Trump signed the phase one trade deal in January. Photo: Reuters
Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US President Donald Trump signed the phase one trade deal in January. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: US-China blame game prompts Beijing hawks to ramp up criticism of phase one trade deal

  • Ahead of China’s crucial ‘two sessions’ policy meetings next week, criticism of the US-China trade deal has grown from state-backed news and social media outlets
  • Analysts suggest Beijing is still committed to phase one, but the gloves are off with regard to how the deal and the US handling of it is discussed in official organs

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US President Donald Trump signed the phase one trade deal in January. Photo: Reuters Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US President Donald Trump signed the phase one trade deal in January. Photo: Reuters
Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US President Donald Trump signed the phase one trade deal in January. Photo: Reuters
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