US President Donald Trump signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act into law legislation last week. Photo: Bloomberg

Trade war: China, US moving closer to deal despite Hong Kong and Xinjiang tensions, reports Bloomberg

  • US President Donald Trump suggested on Tuesday that a deal could be pushed back until after the US presidential election in November 2020
  • Recent US legislation seeking to sanction Chinese officials over human-rights issues in Hong Kong and Xinjiang are unlikely to impact the talks
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US President Donald Trump signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act into law legislation last week. Photo: Bloomberg
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US President Donald Trump (right) met with Nato secretary general Jens Stoltenberg in London. Photo: AP

Donald Trump: ‘no deadline’ for trade war deal with China, may come after US election

  • US President Donald Trump, in London ahead of a meeting of Nato leaders, said it is up to him to decide whether to make a deal with China
  • He had already said that the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, which he signed last week, may hamper his chances of securing a trade deal with China
Topic |   Donald Trump

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US President Donald Trump (right) met with Nato secretary general Jens Stoltenberg in London. Photo: AP
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