The United States and China signed their phase one trade deal in January. Photo: XinhuaThe United States and China signed their phase one trade deal in January. Photo: Xinhua
The United States and China signed their phase one trade deal in January. Photo: Xinhua

US-China trade war reaches second anniversary, with superpower relations at ‘alarming’ lowest ebb

  • Two years after the US imposed the first trade war tariffs, its trade deficit with China has narrowed, but wider relationship are being held together by the sticking plaster of a phase one deal
  • China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi says ties are ‘facing the most serious challenges since the establishment of diplomatic relations’ in 1979
Topic |   US-China trade war
The United States and China signed their phase one trade deal in January. Photo: XinhuaThe United States and China signed their phase one trade deal in January. Photo: Xinhua
The United States and China signed their phase one trade deal in January. Photo: Xinhua
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