US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (centre) and National Economic Council director Larry Kudlow (left) are receptive to a deal aimed at lowering the US-China trade deficit. Also pictured is Chinese Vice-President Wang Qishan. Photo: AP

Is Donald Trump’s trade team ready to reach out to Xi Jinping’s right-hand man Wang Qishan for tariff truce talks?

US presidential advisers float possibility of inviting the Chinese vice-president for discussions before US levies go into effect

Topic |   US-China trade war

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US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (centre) and National Economic Council director Larry Kudlow (left) are receptive to a deal aimed at lowering the US-China trade deficit. Also pictured is Chinese Vice-President Wang Qishan. Photo: AP
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