(Left to right) Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He with the US’ Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin during their photo session on Thursday. Photo: AP

Race on in Beijing to reach China-US trade deal before time runs out on tariff truce

  • Top representatives from China and the US meet as deadline looms
Topic |   US-China trade war

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(Left to right) Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He with the US’ Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin during their photo session on Thursday. Photo: AP
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A meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and the US’ top trade negotiators would serve as a sign of goodwill in an effort to agree a trade deal. Photo: EPA-EFE

Chinese President Xi Jinping to meet top US delegation on Friday in pursuit of trade war deal

  • US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin arrive in Beijing as the March 1 truce deadline looms
  • If confirmed, meeting between Xi and Washington’s top trade envoys would be sign of goodwill to cement trade deal between world’s two biggest economies
Topic |   US-China trade war

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A meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and the US’ top trade negotiators would serve as a sign of goodwill in an effort to agree a trade deal. Photo: EPA-EFE
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