The latest round of talks has seen the two sides picking over every word. Photo: Reuters

Why US and Chinese trade teams have to mind their language as talks get serious

  • Negotiators are now said to be pouring through documents ‘word by word’ to ensure there will be no misunderstandings
  • One Chinese report that the two sides recently spent two hours arguing over a single word – and still couldn’t reach a consensus
Topic |   US-China trade war

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The latest round of talks has seen the two sides picking over every word. Photo: Reuters
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