In this January 25, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. While government reopens, Trump remains behind closed doors. Since Saturday, Trump has listed no public events on his schedule and has provided few details on his doings. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Donald Trump says trade war will ‘hopefully’ be resolved before March – but not before he’s met Xi Jinping

  • Trump tweeted that ‘Meetings are going well with good intent and spirit on both sides’ on the second day of trade talks
  • But he said it would take a meeting between him and China’s leader to settle the trade war before the March 1 deadline
Topic |   US-China trade war

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In this January 25, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. While government reopens, Trump remains behind closed doors. Since Saturday, Trump has listed no public events on his schedule and has provided few details on his doings. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He lead their delegations as they begin trade negotiations at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: Getty Images via AFP

Protesters rush Beijing delegation as US-China trade war talks start with meeting between VP Liu He and USTR Robert Lighthizer

  • Protesters, angry about Beijing’s relocation of citizens, confronted members of the Chinese delegation as they left their hotel on Wednesday morning
  • Among the talks’ priorities are protection of US intellectual property, the forced transfer of US technology through joint ventures and enforcement mechanisms
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He lead their delegations as they begin trade negotiations at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: Getty Images via AFP
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