Business leaders at the signing ceremony attended by US President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
Business leaders at the signing ceremony attended by US President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Reuters

Deals galore for US firms from Trump’s China trip, but are the real trade problems being glossed over?

Analysts note that many of the deals in the US$253 billion package lack detail or are simply agreements to talk further, and they do not address the deep-rooted structural issues behind the two countries’ trade imbalance

Business leaders at the signing ceremony attended by US President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
Business leaders at the signing ceremony attended by US President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
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