Aides set up platforms before a group photo with members of US and Chinese trade negotiation delegations at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing in February. Photo: Reuters

Donald Trump and Xi Jinping may delay trade deal signing until December, at location outside US

  • Locations proposed by White House, including Iowa and Alaska, have been ruled out, and sites in Asia and Europe are being considered instead
  • US stocks slid on news that agreement could be pushed back
Topic |   US-China trade war

TOP PICKS

Aides set up platforms before a group photo with members of US and Chinese trade negotiation delegations at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing in February. Photo: Reuters
READ FULL ARTICLE
Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping had been due to meet this month in Chile until the cancellation of the Apec summit. Photo: AP

Xi Jinping’s Brazil trip ‘may be too soon’ for China to sign partial US trade war deal

  • Beijing has not agreed to a stopover in US on way to summit, source says, with details of agreement not yet finalised
  • Removal of US tariffs remains a sticking point on Chinese side
Topic |   US-China trade war

TOP PICKS

Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping had been due to meet this month in Chile until the cancellation of the Apec summit. Photo: AP
READ FULL ARTICLE