The US-China Business Council says that the business slowdown in China due to the coronavirus will not stop Beijing fulfilling its purchasing agreements under the phase one deal. Photo: Xinhua

US business lobby says coronavirus unlikely to halt purchase agreements in phase one trade deal

  • US-China Business Council confident that Beijing will meet terms of phase one deal, despite an economic slowdown caused by the coronavirus outbreak
  • Survey showed that 78 per cent of members viewed the trade deal as positive or somewhat positive, but only 22 per cent would use dispute mechanism
Topic |   US-China trade war

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The US-China Business Council says that the business slowdown in China due to the coronavirus will not stop Beijing fulfilling its purchasing agreements under the phase one deal. Photo: Xinhua