US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (centre) arrives at a hotel in Beijing, on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg

China and United States focus on progress before fresh round of trade war talks

  • But even if the two countries seal a deal, further conflict is on the horizon, observers say
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (centre) arrives at a hotel in Beijing, on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
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From left: US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, US Trade Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He before the start of their latest round of negotiations aimed at ending the US-China trade war. Photo: AFP

‘Productive’ end to latest round of US-China trade talks

  • US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says ‘it’s good to be back here’
  • Outlook for a May deal looks positive, as US drops a key demand
Topic |   US-China trade war

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From left: US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, US Trade Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He before the start of their latest round of negotiations aimed at ending the US-China trade war. Photo: AFP
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