President Xi Jinping spoke with US counterpart Joe Biden in mid-November. Photo: Reuters
President Xi Jinping spoke with US counterpart Joe Biden in mid-November. Photo: Reuters

US-China reach trade talk ‘stalemate’ despite expiry of phase-one deal as Beijing, Washington remain silent

  • Talks between Vice-Premier Liu He and US Trade Representative Katherine Tai and US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen have yet to happen
  • China’s two-year commitment to buy an additional US$200 billion of American goods and services expired last week, with indications are that it has fallen around 40 per cent short

Topic |   US-China relations
President Xi Jinping spoke with US counterpart Joe Biden in mid-November. Photo: Reuters
President Xi Jinping spoke with US counterpart Joe Biden in mid-November. Photo: Reuters
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