US President Donald Trump says he is in no rush to complete a trade deal with China. Photo: AP

US-China trade war: Trump says he’ll welcome deal ‘either way’ as Beijing cools on idea of summit

  • Schedule for Mar-a-Lago talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping remains unclear
  • Sources in Beijing say talk of leaders’ meeting has been over-hyped
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US President Donald Trump says he is in no rush to complete a trade deal with China. Photo: AP
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US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer during a Senate Finance Committee hearing in Washington on Tuesday. “We are working, more or less, continuously” on a trade deal with China, he told the committee. Photo: Bloomberg

Outcome of trade talks with China remains in doubt, top US trade official Robert Lighthizer tells senators

  • Lighthizer, the US trade representative, says headway is being made but ‘there still are major issues that have to be resolved’
  • If an agreement is reached, he says, ‘it would be 110 to 120 pages’
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US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer during a Senate Finance Committee hearing in Washington on Tuesday. “We are working, more or less, continuously” on a trade deal with China, he told the committee. Photo: Bloomberg
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