Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and US President Donald Trump are expected to meet on the sidelines of next month’s G20 summit, but can they resolve their trade differences? Photo: AP

US-China trade breakthrough ‘unlikely’ at G20 meeting between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping

  • Widely anticipated sideline talks move closer
  • Former Chinese central bank chief hopes for positive news but is not optimistic
Topic |   US-China relations

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Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and US President Donald Trump are expected to meet on the sidelines of next month’s G20 summit, but can they resolve their trade differences? Photo: AP
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US President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping last met in Argentina in December on the sidelines of the G20 summit. Photo: AP

Trump-Xi trade war summit at G20 in Japan still up in the air as ‘conditions not right’, China adviser says

  • China’s president met his US counterpart in December in Argentina during a G20 summit which led to a three-month tariff truce which was then extended
  • The United States has since raised tariffs on US$200 billion of Chinese imports and threatened to impose sanctions on a further US$300 billion
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping last met in Argentina in December on the sidelines of the G20 summit. Photo: AP
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