US President Donald Trump says China has asked for a return to the negotiating table. Photo: AFP

Donald Trump changes trade war tack – again – with softer line on China

  • US president dials down the rhetoric, says Chinese negotiators contacted Washington for more talks on the weekend
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US President Donald Trump says China has asked for a return to the negotiating table. Photo: AFP
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Trump did not explain how or when US companies would be expected to comply with his order to find “an alternative to China”. Photo: Shutterstock

China pledges to fight trade war ‘to the end’ and hits back at Donald Trump’s ‘barbaric’ tariffs

  • US president reacts to Beijing’s latest move by stepping up tariffs and lashing out at ‘enemy’ Xi Jinping in flurry of tweets
  • Communist Party mouthpiece says country has the strength to continue and warns the will to defend its core interests is ‘indestructible’
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Trump did not explain how or when US companies would be expected to comply with his order to find “an alternative to China”. Photo: Shutterstock
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