Donald Trump said “it’s me right now that’s holding up the deal” with China. Photo: Bloomberg

Donald Trump says he’s personally holding up trade deal with China ahead of G20

  • US president says he wants either ‘a great deal’ or no deal at all, threatening not to complete agreement unless Beijing returns to earlier negotiated terms
  • Trump has threatened to raise tariffs on China unless Xi Jinping meets him at G20 summit in Japan
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Donald Trump said “it’s me right now that’s holding up the deal” with China. Photo: Bloomberg
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US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said an anticipated meeting between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the G20 summit could produce “some sort of agreement” but no “definitive” deal. Photo: Bloomberg

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross rules out ‘definitive’ trade deal at Xi-Trump G20 parley

  • ‘The trade deal is going to be thousands of pages,’ he tells a US business news channel
  • ‘The G20 is not a place where anyone makes a definitive deal,’ Ross says
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said an anticipated meeting between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the G20 summit could produce “some sort of agreement” but no “definitive” deal. Photo: Bloomberg
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