Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He is flanked by US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (left) and Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer at the White House in February. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He discusses trade deal text with US’ Robert Lighthizer and Steven Mnuchin

  • Xinhua reports phone call with US counterparts on Tuesday morning in which the two sides ‘make plan for next stage of work’
  • Conversation comes after uncertainty over presidents’ summit and Donald Trump hinting he could walk away from a deal
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He is flanked by US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (left) and Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer at the White House in February. Photo: Xinhua
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US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (left) and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He showed some dine-in diplomacy at trade talks in Washington last month. Photo: Reuters

Hamburger and stir-fry diplomacy: how China and the United States showed goodwill in trade war talks

  • Senior Chinese official says delegations from both countries are working around the clock for a deal to scrap extra duties on billions of dollars in imports
  • Vice commerce minister does not respond to question about whether expected summit between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping has been delayed
Topic |   Two Sessions 2019 (Lianghui)

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US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (left) and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He showed some dine-in diplomacy at trade talks in Washington last month. Photo: Reuters
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