US President Donald Trump says he is working closely with China and its leader Xi Jinping. Photo: Reuters

US President Donald Trump is light on specifics but says trade talks with China are ‘going extremely well’

  • High-level negotiations are set to resume next week in Washington as clock ticks on March 1 deadline for deal
  • But Trump said on Friday that he would consider keeping tariffs at the same rate if he is satisfied with the talks’ progress
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US President Donald Trump says he is working closely with China and its leader Xi Jinping. Photo: Reuters
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Owen Churchill

Owen Churchill

Owen joined the Post as US correspondent in 2018 after several years working as a reporter and editor in China. He covers US-China relations, trade, and wider issues concerning China's global presence. A co-founder of the Shanghai-based news outlet Sixth Tone, he is an alumnus of London's School of Oriental and African Studies and Fudan University in Shanghai.