US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks at a Senate Appropriations Financial Services Subcommittee hearing in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg

Steven Mnuchin expects to visit Beijing ‘in near future’ for US-China trade talks

  • Comments by US treasury secretary suggest another round of negotiations will take place before June’s G20 summit, where Trump is expected to meet Xi Jinping
  • Mnuchin to have separate talks with G7 finance ministers to update them about issues involving China
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks at a Senate Appropriations Financial Services Subcommittee hearing in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg
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Commuters pass a Huawei P30 smartphone advertisement inside a Beijing subway station. Photo: AP

Donald Trump signs executive order declaring national emergency on information security, laying ground for US ban on China’s Huawei

  • The order bars the use of telecoms equipment made by companies deemed a threat to US national security
  • Move would stymie Huawei’s efforts to expand into critical 5G market, giving US a chance to play catch-up
Topic |   Huawei

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Commuters pass a Huawei P30 smartphone advertisement inside a Beijing subway station. Photo: AP
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