US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (left) and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He discussed the trade deal text by telephone on Thursday. Photo: Reuters

China and US make ‘concrete progress’ on trade deal text

  • Xinhua reports phone conversation between Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US’ Robert Lighthizer and Steven Mnuchin
  • Donald Trump expects outcome in three to four weeks
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (left) and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He discussed the trade deal text by telephone on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
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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

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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