China says it will exempt 16 types of US products from its latest round of tariffs. Photo: AFP

China grants tariff exemptions to 16 types of US goods ahead of trade war talks

  • Waiver will take effect next week and remain in place for one year, Customs Tariff Commission says
  • Latest round of negotiations set to take place in Washington next month
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China says it will exempt 16 types of US products from its latest round of tariffs. Photo: AFP
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A deal on soybeans won’t dispel distrust between Beijing and Washington, according to Scott Kennedy from the Centre for Strategic and International Studies. Photo: AFP

In countdown to trade war talks, China ready to sweeten deal by buying American goods, source says

  • Top negotiators to meet in Washington early next month but even a simple purchase agreement is no certainty, observers say
  • China has offered to buy American products in exchange for a delay in a series of US tariffs and easing of a supply ban against telecoms giant Huawei
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A deal on soybeans won’t dispel distrust between Beijing and Washington, according to Scott Kennedy from the Centre for Strategic and International Studies. Photo: AFP
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