US President Donald Trump watches as Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He (left) speaks with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (right) in the Oval Office on Friday. Photo: AFP

China, US will ‘redouble efforts and speed up’ trade talks, Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He says

  • Negotiations in Washington extended for another 48 hours as the two sides try to reach a deal to end tariff war
  • Liu says they have made ‘positive progress’ in areas including the trade imbalance, agriculture, forced technology transfers and financial services
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US President Donald Trump watches as Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He (left) speaks with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (right) in the Oval Office on Friday. Photo: AFP
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Laura Zhou

Laura Zhou

Laura Zhou joined the South China Morning Post's Beijing bureau in 2010. She covers China's diplomatic relations and has reported on topics such as Sino-US relations, China-India disputes, and reactions to the North Korea nuclear crisis, as well as other general news.

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.

Wendy Wu

Wendy Wu

Wendy Wu is a Beijing-based reporter focusing on international finance and diplomacy. Her journalism career spans a decade and she has been reporting for the Post since 2015. Wendy has a master's degree in finance from Germany's University of Freiburg.