Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (partly obscured) were locked in two days of trade talks in Washington last week. Photo: Bloomberg

China plays up purchases of US farm goods in positive spin on trade talks

  • Beijing says it is on the ‘same page’ as Washington in seeing progress in their 15-month-old dispute
  • Foreign ministry says the country will speed up orders for American agricultural products
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (partly obscured) were locked in two days of trade talks in Washington last week. Photo: Bloomberg
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