US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (left) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have shared their first phone call with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He (right) since August 13. Photo: AFP

China-US trade war talks to resume in early October as global growth outlook dims

  • The two sides hold first top-level phone call since August 13
  • Economists cut Chinese 2020 growth forecasts below 6 per cent on increasing impact of trade war and insufficient Beijing stimulus to stabilise growth
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (left) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have shared their first phone call with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He (right) since August 13. Photo: AFP
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Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He (centre) meets US Senators David Perdue (left) and Steve Daines on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua

China’s top negotiator Liu He urges 2 US senators to ‘deepen mutual understanding’ to resolve trade war

  • Two Republican lawmakers meet with the vice-premier and China’s top legislator Li Zhanshu, while trade talks remain on hold
  • No sign of whether anti-government protests in Hong Kong were discussed
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He (centre) meets US Senators David Perdue (left) and Steve Daines on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua
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