Tariffs on US$250 billion of Chinese goods are set to increase from 25 to 30 per cent on Tuesday, while fresh duties of 15 per cent on US$160 billion of largely consumer products will go into effect on December 15. Photo: AFP

Dim prospects for deal as China and US resume trade war talks

  • Negotiators might find agreement on currency pact but bigger differences remain, observers say
  • New strains over Xinjiang and Hong Kong mean ‘tiny’ possibility of breakthrough is ‘even smaller’
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Tariffs on US$250 billion of Chinese goods are set to increase from 25 to 30 per cent on Tuesday, while fresh duties of 15 per cent on US$160 billion of largely consumer products will go into effect on December 15. Photo: AFP
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