US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is greeted by Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He ahead of resumed trade talks in Shanghai on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE

China makes concession on US farm goods in ‘frank’ and ‘constructive’ talks

  • First meeting of Chinese and American negotiators for two months wraps up in Shanghai
  • For China, the urgency to end the tariff war has lessened, with the economic downturn not as serious as expected
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US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is greeted by Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He ahead of resumed trade talks in Shanghai on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Teddy Ng

Teddy Ng

Teddy Ng joined the Post’s China desk in 2011, focusing on the nation’s foreign affairs. He is now deputy editor of the section.

Wendy Wu

Wendy Wu

Wendy Wu is a Beijing-based reporter focusing on international finance and diplomacy. Her journalism career spans a decade and she has been reporting for the Post since 2015. Wendy has a master's degree in finance from Germany's University of Freiburg.

Sarah Zheng

Sarah Zheng

Sarah Zheng joined the Post as a reporter in 2016. She graduated from Tufts University with a degree in international relations and film and media studies. She reports on China's foreign policy.